As many as 450 skilled professionals worked day and night to complete the pile cap at Dubai Creek Tower in less than nine months – and two months ahead of schedule. The job involved placing 18,000 tonnes of reinforced steel and pouring 48,000 cu m of concrete.

Engineering Contracting Company (ECC) says significant progress had been achieved in the construction of Rawda and UNA, two residential communities of UAE developer Nshama in Town Square Dubai, with more than 40 per cent of work completed.

Drake & Scull International says it has won a Dh600-million ($163 million) subcontract to provide mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services for the Reem Mall, a 2.8-million-sq-ft lifestyle, retail and entertainment destination, located in Abu Dhabi’s prestigious Reem Island.

Indian engineering and construction company Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won a major award at the third edition of Taqdeer Award for providing the best working conditions for labourers at its sites across the UAE.