• Union Properties swings to Q2 net profit


    Dubai-based developer Union Properties has reported a profit of Dh24.7 million ($6.7 million) attributable to shareholders for the second quarter compared to a loss of Dh2.29 billion for the same period last year.

  • Dubai Hills Estate in big eco-sustainability drive


    Dubai Hills Estate, one of the largest master-planned communities in the city developed by Emaar Properties as a joint venture with UAE-based Meraas, is underlining its commitment to environmental sustainability by saying no to plastic bottles across its

  • York deploys 25pc more technicians during Hajj


    Al Salem Johnson Controls (York), a major provider of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) solutions and equipment, has increased the number of technicians working at Makkah cooling stations by 25 per cent during the Hajj season.

  • GE, Alba officials discuss Line 6 project expansion


    A high-level delegation from global technology giant General Electric (GE) Power visited Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), one of the world's leading aluminium smelters, to discuss the progress made on its Line 6 Power Expansion project.

  • Caparol Paints eyes big role in Iraqi market


    Caparol Paints, the German leader in the global paints industry, said it has signed strategic partnership agreements with a number of contractors from Iraq as part of its efforts to increase its market reach in the country.

  • Emaar's cine brand Reel Cinemas unveils new luxury features


    Reel Cinemas, a cine brand under Emaar Entertainment, the leisure and entertainment arm of UAE developer Emaar Properties, has redefined the movie experience with unprecedented firsts that will awe and delight movie-goers at The Dubai Mall.

  • Al Ain completes road maintenance project


    The Al Ain Municipality has announced that maintenance work on the Khalid bin Sultan Road project, locally known as Schools Road, has been completed and it would be opened to traffic starting from tomorrow.

  • SSH chases Leed Gold status for Oman project


    SSH, a leading masterplanning and building design company, is working towards its goal of winning a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (Leed) Gold accreditation for its key project - Oman Convention and Exhibition Centre (OCEC).

  • Bahrain housing project on track for 2018 completion


    Bahraini authorities said work on the Khalifa Town project is moving at a steady pace with more than 1,100 housing units nearing completion. Once ready by the year-end, the residential development is set to accommodate 54,000 people.

  • Saudi Arabia awards contract for 10,000 residential units

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    The Saudi government has signed two major agreements with real estate development companies to build some 10,000 housing units in Jeddah for beneficiaries of the Sakani (My Home) programme, said a report.

  • SEC links 7 new transformers to main power grid


    The Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) has started up seven power transformer stations in the northern area with a total value of SR2.1 billion ($560 million) and capacity of 3,613 MVA to connect the north with the main power grid.

  • Swiss firm to build German Pavilion at Expo 2020


    A consortium comprising Cologne-based agency facts and fiction and Swiss construction company Adunic has won the bid to design and build the German Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

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