Monday 24 July 2017

Tecom to develop Emirates Towers Business Park

Tecom Group, a member of Dubai Holding, has been appointed to develop and operate the recently announced Emirates Towers Business Park in Dubai, UAE. In accordance, the group has appointed Fareed Abdulrahman Al Janahi as chief executive officer of the development.


Faithful+Gould makes key Saudi appointment

Faithful+Gould, an integrated project and programme management consultancy, has appointed Paul Sweeney as the new head of programme management for its 160-strong business in Saudi Arabia. The integrated project and programme management consultancy has seen rapid growth in the kin


Alpha Utilities wins Sharjah SWRO plant contract

UAE-based Alpha Utilities has won a major contract from Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) to build a seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in the emirate, said a report. The project, which will have a capacity of 2.2 MIGD (million imperial gallons per da


UAE's active building projects' value soars to $288bn in H1

The combined value of 7,488 active building projects in the UAE has reached a whopping $228 billion by the end of June despite the weaker global economic growth scenario, said a report. Active building projects constitute all types of commercial and residential buildings but not cateri


500 new residential units hit Qatar market

A total of 500 residential units have been added to Qatar's real estate market in the second quarter of 2017, said a report. This brings the country's total supply of housing units to 281,500 units, reported The Gulf Times. Approximately 80 per cen


Bahrain selects Cesi to help with its solar programme

Bahrain has appointed Cesi, a global leader in technical consulting and engineering, to support its Sustainable Energy Unit (SEU) to develop the technical and regulatory requirements related to connecting distributed renewable energy resources into Bahrain’s national electricity grid owne


Admares readies 'floating' villas for Dubai waterfront project

Admares, a pioneer of innovative floating construction, said it has completed work on nine luxury 'floating' bungalows at its plant in Rauma, Finland and has started shipping them to the UAE where they will be set up at the Marasi Business Bay development project in Dubai.


Bahrain's road, sewerage projects on track

Work is progressing well on a project linked to the paving of dirt roads at Road 1409 in the Salmabad area of Bahrain, said a statement from Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning. The scope of work includes asphalt paving works, implementing a sewerage netw


Belhasa wins $163m Dubai community project deal

Deyaar Development, one of the UAE’s leading real estate companies, has awarded a Dh600-million ($163.3 million) contract to Belhasa Engineering and Contracting Company for its Afnan and Dania districts at Midtown project in Dubai. Located near Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Roa


Abu Dhabi fund grants $1bn for projects in Egypt

The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has provided a total of Dh4 billion ($1.08 billion) worth of grants and concessionary loans to Egypt for 64 development projects, a report said. The constructive cooperation between ADFD and the Government of Egypt continues to promote su

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