UAE Focus

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has completed 98 per cent of the M-Station expansion project, the largest power generation and water desalination plant in the UAE, in co-ordination with German technology major Siemens.

Azizi Developments, a leading UAE private developer, said 90 per cent of the construction work has already been completed at its Dh470-million ($128 million) Azizi Aliyah Residence project coming up in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC).

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s integrated railway network, has invited prequalification bids from leading contractors to provide design-and-build services for freight facilities across its entire network.

Dubai Investments Real Estate Company (DIRC), a subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has announced that 25 per cent of the work has been completed at its new residential tower coming up within the 38,917-sq-ft Al Barsha 1 development in the emirate.

Meraas, a Dubai-based holding company, is showcasing its industry-defining maritime neighbourhood – Dubai Harbour – at the 27th annual Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) 2019 which concludes on March 2 at the Dubai Water Canal.

UAE-based Meraas has unveiled its plans for Central Park at City Walk, a new exclusive residential neighbourhood which will surround a 40,000-sq-m private park in the heart of Dubai.

The UAE’s National Advisor Bureau, a consultancy firm based in Masdar City in Abu Dhabi, has announced its latest futuristic scheme – The Fujairah-Mumbai Subsea Tunnel Project.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that 83 per cent of the work on Ras Al Khor Street Improvement Project (Ex Al Awir Street) and the upgrade of the entrances of the International City has been completed.

Ukraine has unveiled its Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion, which has three zones focusing on smart life; smart thinking and smart feeling.

Bridge opens at Expo Road Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened a main bridge at the intersection of Expo Road and Al Asayel Street.  The bridge is a part of Phase Five of the roads network leading to Expo site. This phase is more than 50 per cent complete, with construction set to be finished this June.