Saudi Focus

Saudi-based The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most ambitious tourism projects, has awarded a contract to AlFalah Ready Mix for the supply of structural low-carbon concrete manufactured utilising recycled raw materials to meet existing and upcoming project demand while adhering to its environmenta

Lebanese cinema chain Empire Cinemas has announced the opening of the first-ever multiplex in Jizan, located on Saudi Arabia’s southern Red Sea coast.

Global trade enabler DP World said it has secured a 30-year build-operate-transfer (BOT) concession from the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal at the multi-purpose Jeddah Islamic Port.

Global technology major GE said its renewable energy unit has been awarded a major contract by Spanish infrastructure group Acciona to deliver a turnkey grid substation to one of the world’s largest desalination plants coming up in Saudi Arabia.

Goco Hospitality, a leading operator of wellness properties based in Bangkok, Thailand, said it has been signed up as wellness core consultants for Saudi Arabia’s ambitious Amaala resort project along with its sister company Horwath HTL Health & Wellness.

Saudi Aramco has signed an agreement with New Zealand-based Pultron Composites, alongside its subsidiary Mateenbar in Dubai, a manufacturer of industry-approved glass fibre-reinforced polymer (GFRP) rebar for future use of the product in its projects.

Saudi Arabia’s construction industry witnessed solid growth in the third quarter, buoyed by SR47.8 billion ($12.7 billion) worth of awarded contracts, according to a report by the US-Saudi Arabian Business Council (USSABC).

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (Gaca) has started trial operations at the new terminal of Arar airport, which late last month received the first flights from Riyadh, operated by national carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines.

UD Trucks, the Japanese commercial vehicle brand that is fully owned by Volvo Group, has appointed Zahid Tractor as its new exclusive importer and distributor of its trucks in Saudi Arabia.