UAE Focus

Faithful+Gould, a leading integrated project and programme management consultancy firm, has become the latest professional advisor to join Abu Dhabi’s $1-billion Reem Mall project.

Experts from MAN Truck and Bus, one of the leading suppliers of commercial vehicles and transport solutions worldwide, shared innovative solutions and practices to improve road safety management in the UAE at a seminar in Dubai.

Kingspan Insulated Panels, a global leader in high-performance building envelope technologies, is carrying out an extensive expansion of its manufacturing plant in Dubai.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded a contract for constructing bridges leading to the Bluewaters Island project located off the emirate’s Jumeirah Beach Residence (JBR) coastline. The work is being undertaken in co-operation with Meraas Holding at a cost of Dh475 million ($129 million).

Alabbar Energy and Sustainability Group (AESG), a leading consultancy in the Middle East, has expanded its portfolio of services with the setting up of a commissioning division.

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in Dubai said it will shortlist at the end of this month (June 30) consortiums qualified to undertake Route 2020 project, which will be tendered on the basis of a design-build contract model.

The Association of Professional Interior Designers (Apid) is setting up a design centre within Dubai Design District (d3) with the aim of expanding its seminars and networking programme.

The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) headquarters, located at Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, has been named the Green Commercial Building of the Year by the Emirates Green Building Council (EGBC). Irena is an intergovernmental organisation that supports countries in their transition to a sustainable energy future.

Lutron, a global lighting control expert, launched in Dubai its innovative lighting, temperature and shading control solutions, myRoom, for the Middle East hotel industry.

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has unveiled Al Noor Island, its latest tourism and leisure project, which boasts state-of-the-art facilities and is set to serve as a vibrant cultural and recreational destination for the UAE.

MAG 5 Property Development, a real estate company based in the UAE, has announced the launch of its new integrated and affordable residential community at Dubai World Central (DWC). The company is a joint venture between two Dubai-based firms, MAG Property Development and MBM Holding, an investment and advisory firm.

Imdaad-WMS to build recycling plant Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, is planning to develop a new waste separation system in Dubai under a new partnership with WMS Metal Industries, a local company that specialises in the design and manufacture environmental products.