Dubai-based Alec Engineering and Contracting is pushing boundaries of engineering with its One Za’abeel project, which involves building the world’s largest cantilever at podium level and then raising it over 100 m to connect two towers that flank a busy flyover.

Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company (KIPIC) has selected Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) to be the main automation contractor for its new Petrochemicals and Refinery Integration Al Zour Project (PRIZe).

Arabtec Holding, Dubai’s largest listed construction firm, has registered a third-quarter loss of Dh437.4 million ($119.1 million).

The Sparrows Group, a global provider of specialist equipment and integrated engineering services to the oil and gas sector, has doubled the size of its UAE operations after securing contracts worth over £55 million ($71 million) in the past three months.

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) says one of its units has awarded a major engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to Archirodon Construction Overseas for development of its giant Bab onshore field, located 160 km southwest of the UAE capital.

Eagle Hills Sharjah, a joint venture between Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) and Eagle Hills, has awarded the contract for the main works of its Kalba Waterfront project to MJM Contracting.

Etihad Esco to install solar PV unit at BITS Pilani Dubai Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has announced the signing of an agreement with BITS Pilani Dubai Campus for the installation of a rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) system of capacity 500 kWp.