UAE Focus

A consortium led by Acwa Power and Gulf Investment Corporation has been named the preferred bidder to build and operate the 900-MW fifth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park by the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).

Acwa Power, a leader in power generation and water desalination plants, said its consortium with  MDC Power Holding Company, an entity fully owned by Mubadala Investment Company, along with the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (Fewa), has achieved the financial closure for an independent water project (IWP) coming up in the emirate of U

Abu Dhabi Airports has awarded the Midfield Terminal Building’s lounge construction and management contract to a joint venture between National Aviation Services (NAS) and Airport Dimensions.

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to nine qualified bidders for the development of the Hassyan seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plant with a 120-million-gallons-per-day (MGD) capacity.

Azizi Developments has announced the completion of 85 per cent of  the work on Mina, its 178-unit luxury residential development on the iconic Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

The Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) has received bids for its 2 GW solar photovoltaic (PV) independent power producer (IPP) project, to be located in the Al Dhafra region in the emirate.

Modon, an integrated master developer and subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Development Holding Company, has announced that work is progressing well at its Mangrove Walk, and is on track for completion by January next year.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a major contract for upgradation of three stations on the Red Line of the Dubai Metro in a bid to improve the connectivity between stations and urban and tourist attractions.

Dolphin-Fire Stop Silicon Sealant, a premium Made-in-UAE brand, has won certification from Abu Dhabi Civil Defense, endorsing the quality of the product in ensuring fire safety in buildings.

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced the completion of tunnel and road works leading to the entry/exit points of Jewel of the Creek project undertaken in collaboration with Dubai International Real Estate.