Dubai is looking to prove yet again that “If you build it, they will come”. The city that never tires of announcing new projects – each surpassing the other in scope and enormity – is expanding both horizontally and vertically as the D-day nears for the biggest event in Dubai’s history.

The Expo 2020 site is abuzz with activity. A host of contractors, consultants and suppliers are working with Expo 2020 to deliver an exceptional destination capable of handling 25 million visits between October 2020 and April 2021. While the 4.

Leading real estate developer Azizi Developments made a flurry of announcements last month setting the tone for its activities over the next two years. Among such announcements, the UAE-based firm indicated that it intends to start accepting prequalification applications for tenders worth as much as Dh20 billion ($5.44 billion) in 2018.

Two mega malls that sit as centrepieces of Nakheel’s two iconic island developments – Palm Jumeirah and Deira Islands – are marking milestones on their way towards becoming Dubai’s most premium lifestyle shopping, dining and entertainment destinations. Nakheel Mall ...

More than 50 per cent of the tunnelling work on the Route 2020 project – which extends the existing Dubai Metro Red Line to the Expo 2020 site – has been completed, according to Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). The route, which is estimated to cost Dh10.6 billion ($2.

Whther it’s the construction of the vertical elements of a substation or of a 23-storey hotel tower, formwork systems from Germany’s Paschal-Werk G Maier have proved their versatility, making them the preferred choice of a number of contractors in Dubai.

Geberit, a European leader in the field of sanitary solutions, has embarked upon an ambitious expansion in the GCC, a diverse region expecting robust growth over the next decade. The Switzerland-headquartered company posted double-digit growth – 16.

UAE-based contractor Civilco Civil Engineering and Contracting is relying on the safety, efficiency and speed of Meva’s automatic hydraulic climbing system, MAC, to climb the cores of the Rosemont Hotel and Residences under construction on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.

Prysmian Group, a global leader in energy and telecom cable systems sector, has been awarded a contract worth €3 million ($3.69 million) to supply over 400 km of fire-resistant cables to the Royal Atlantis Resort in Dubai.

The selection of Reynaers Middle East as the main aluminium systems supplier of an upcoming world-class high-rise in Dubai not only speaks volumes of the company’s competency but also proves its capabilities to customise systems and innovate to suit a project’s requirements.

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