The 3Gs – a trio of exhibitions namely Gulf Construction Expo, Gulf Interiors and Gulf Property Show – attracted more than 8,300 unique visitors to the two halls at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Conference Centre last month (April 25 to 27), according to the organisers.

The first Big 5 Solar, a new solar exhibition, will be co-located with The Big 5 2017, the largest construction event in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region when it opens in Dubai, UAE, later this year. Organised by dmg events, the exhibition takes place from November 26 to 29 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

Preparations are in full swing for Project Qatar 2017, the 14th edition of the international trade exhibition for construction technology, building materials, equipment and environmental technology, set to take place this month (May 8 to 11) at the Doha Exhibition and Convention Centre.

Renault Trucks last month launched the new K Xtrem in the Middle East at an event in Marrakech, Morocco. The new model, which is now available in the region, is claimed to offer the most robust chassis on the market and has been developed to take on the most challenging environments in the Middle East.

A young Bahraini architect has challenged the notion of the lack of originality and uniqueness in mass production, by exhibiting figure variations at Jai & Jai pop-store in Los Angeles, US, which have been created using nine designed cutting tools. The ‘FIG.