• Experts discuss $23bn smart infrastructure projects in Riyadh


    More than 60 international experts joined senior Saudi government officials at a major two-day symposium to discuss ways to help transform the capital Riyadh into a world-class sustainable city through smart infrastructure projects worth $23 billion.

  • Azizi eyeing smart, sustainable residential projects


    UAE-based Azizi Developments said it was implementing a multitude of sustainability best practices across its communities to develop smart and sustainable residences that achieve a perfect balance between economic and social development.

  • Limak emerges lowest bidder for Kuwait airport project


    Limak Inşaat Kuwait, a subsidiary of Turkish builder Limak Group, has emerged as the lowest bidder for the Phase Two of the new Kuwait Airport project with a figure of KD169 million ($555 million), said a report.

  • NMC Health opens new hospital in Oman


    Enhancing healthcare options for the residential community in Al Hail and surrounding areas of Muscat, Oman, NMC Health launched its third multispecialty hospital today in an elegant event.

  • Prysmian Group completes delivery of 3 major HVDC projects


    Prysmian Group, a leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has announced the successful completion and delivery of three major high voltage direct current (HVDC) projects in 10 days for a total value of over $1.10 billion.

  • KBR wins $23.7m base ops services contract in Bahrain


    KBR announced today it has been awarded a $23.7-million contract modification by Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Europe, Africa and Southwest Asia (Navfac EURAFSWA) to provide base operations support services at Shaikh Isa Air Base in Bahrain.

  • Sharjah gears up for major international concrete expo


    Leading players from the construction sector will be in Sharjah this month to showcase the latest in concrete, cement, building materials and construction equipment at the third International Concrete Conference & Exhibition (ICCX Middle East 2019).

  • Bee'ah's green mobility venture starts UAE operations


    UAE-based sustainable transport company ION, a joint venture between leading integrated environment and waste management company Bee’ah and Crescent Enterprises, has now set up operations in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.

  • Reportage set to begin work on Dubailand villas


    Abu Dhabi-based Reportage Properties is set to begin construction on the first phase of Rakan Lofts in Dubailand in the first quarter of next year in collaboration with Continental Investment.

  • Global construction, real estate deals top $61bn in Q3


    Total construction and real estate industry deals worth $61.7 billion were announced globally for the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, according to the deals database of GlobalData, a leading a data analytics and consulting company.

  • Saudi Arabia’s TRSDC in tie-ups to create local jobs


    Saudi Arabia’s The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world's most ambitious tourism projects, has signed a series of collaboration pacts to boost employment opportunities for people living around the destination.

  • Mideast switchgear market revenues up 2.7pc by 2025


    Medium-voltage switchgear market revenue in the Middle East region is poised for solid growth over the next five years, registering a CAGR of 2.7 per cent, thanks to booming infrastructure, construction and manufacturing sectors, said a report.

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