• Balfour Beatty JV completes major UK bridge


    Balfour Beatty, a leading international infrastructure group, in partnership with Skanska and Costain, has successfully completed the second of 34 bridges and main structures on the UK’s biggest road project.

  • Dewa, GE discuss ways to boost co-operation


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) held discussions with technology giant General Electric (GE) to boost co-operation in developing services and projects to enhance its position as one of the best utilities in the world.

  • Emaar ushers in Chinese New Year with dazzling Light Up show


    Leading developer Emaar Properties ushered in the Chinese New Year in Dubai with a dazzling dragon-themed ‘Light Up’ show on the iconic Burj Khalifa, joining the over 1.39 billion Chinese nationals across the world.

  • Al Mal Capital named lead manager for Emicool IPO


    Dubai Investments, a leading diversified investment company, has signed up Al Mal Capital, a prominent financial institution, as the lead manager for the initial public offering (IPO) of its subsidiary Emirates District Cooling (Emicool).

  • RAK Properties 2017 net profit surges 10pc


    Leading property development firm RAK Properties said its net profit for the full fiscal year of 2017 surged 10 per cent to Dh192 million ($52.2 million) compared to Dh175 million the previous year.

  • Saipem wins $750m Oman refinery project deal

    ONSHORE E&C SERVICES
    Saipem, one of the world leaders in drilling services, said it has secured an onshore engineering and construction contract worth $750 million from Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company in Oman.

  • Iraq emerging as top infrastructure investment hub


    With the end of ISIS war, Iraq is on the path of rebuilding and economic resurrection with a billion-dollar investment plan. The country's re-construction involving diversification initiatives makes it an attractive investment destination.

  • Saudi cities spearhead MEA hotel construction pipeline


    More than 300 hospitality properties are under construction in the Middle East, which, on completion, will add 105,037 rooms to the current supply. Of this, Makkah and Riyadh alone will boast nearly 30,000 rooms, said a report.

  • Union Properties swings to 2017 net loss


    Union Properties, a leading real estate developer in the UAE, has reported a net loss of Dh2.3 billion ($626 million) for 2017 compared to a net profit of Dh211 million the year before mainly due to the provisions booked in the second quarter.

  • Ethydco to float tenders for new rubber plant in Egypt


    Ethydco, an Egyptian manufacturer of plastics and rubber products, is set to float tenders for the construction of a rubber plant, with a production capacity of 36,000 tonnes per annum, next month, said a report.

  • Bahrain to start work on key housing project


    Work is set to begin in September on the second phase of the Wadi Al Sail Housing Project, a 267-unit development that will benefit the affiliates of the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF), said a report.

  • Serco wins integrated FM services contract from Aldar


    Serco, an international service provider of outsourced services, said it has secured a contract from UAE-based Aldar Properties to deliver integrated facilities management (FM) services for some of its prime properties in Abu Dhabi.

Building & Construction Window


Construction News

Balfour Beatty JV completes major UK bridge

Balfour Beatty, a leading international infrastructure group, in partnership with Skanska and Costain, has successfully completed the second of 34 bridges and main structures on the UK’s biggest road project....



Digital Edition



EnglishArabic












Gulf construction - February 2018


Oman’s Salalah Free Zone (SFZ) and Flex Pharmaceuticals, a biotechnology company, have recently signed an agreement to set up an international complex for ...


Arada, the UAE’s newest developer, has awarded the infrastructure design ...


Mabani Steel, a unit of leading Saudi business entity Al Rajhi Holding, has announced that it has been awarded a major ...





Economic diversification are watchwords in the sultanate, which has a multi-pronged strategy in place to boost its economy through capitalising on its tourism potential, ...


The Big 5 Saudi, a premier construction event in Saudi Arabia, is returning next month (March 5 to 8) offering a showcase for the products and services of more than 435 ...


Germany-based Vogele has taken the binder and surface course pavers of the InLine Pave train to the next level of advancement with the new Dash 3 generation of pavers. ...








USG Boral, a renowned manufacturer of interior building finishing products, is this year launching a couple of innovations that offer high-performance acoustics, better ...


Geberit, a European leader in the field of sanitary products, is offering VariForm, a new washbasin range that fits any setting in the public, semi-public and private ...


Gripple of the UK has successfully combined the functionality and best features of two of its products to offer a single suspension solution that delivers increased speed, ...











Gulf Construction updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East and beyond.   FEBRUARY 6-8: Gulf Industry Fair 2018, an industrial expo, ...


The spotlight will be on industrial development and innovation at this year’s Gulf Industry Fair 2018 (GIF), when it opens in Bahrain this month (February 6 to 8). ...


I have previously mentioned the slow-paced rewriting of the Fidic (International Federation of Consulting Engineers) main contract suite, which was last updated in 1999. ...





Gulf Construction, January, 1991: Work on the new Bahrain Exhibition Centre in Sanabis is progressing as per schedule with the ...


Dubai should not foster a rent-forever generation, but instead enable residents to get on the ownership ladder with looser ...


UD Trucks, Japanese truck manufacturer and a part of Volvo Group, marked one of its best performing years in the Middle East ...








Regional Videos

prev
  • next