• GFH awards $150m Dubailand project contract


    Bahrain-based GFH Financial Group said it has awarded a turnkey engineering, procurement and contracting (EPC) services deal worth $150 million to China Machinery and Engineering Corporation for its Dubai project - California Village.

  • Dewa wins ISO certification for network services billing


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has received the ISO 14452:2012 certification from SGS Gulf, a global company in international auditing, testing and verification, for its network services billing.

  • Caparol hosts Chinese interior designers


    Caparol Paints, the German leader in the global paints industry, said it had recently hosted a delegation of 28 interior designers from China at its state-of-the-art facility in the UAE.

  • Indian group JSW Cements opens factory in Fujairah

    CLINKER PRODUCTION IN 2019
    JSW Cement Group, a key producer of green cement in India, has launched its new factory in Fujairah which boasts a production capacity of 6 million tonnes of limestone per year, of which 1.4 million tonnes will be used for clinker production.

  • Palmon Group sets up Dubai's first industrial REIT


    UAE-based Palmon Group has launched Manrre, the first industrial real estate investment trust in Dubai. It now aims to raise about Dh330 million ($90 million) as part of its strategy to acquire additional rent-yielding commercial assets.

  • RTA to open $144m Meydan Street tunnel


    Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to open a Dh420-million ($114 million) tunnel linking two major streets - Happiness Street and Meydan Street - developed as part of the Parallel Roads Improvement Project at Business Bay District.

  • New energy park 'to boost Dammam real estate sector'


    The development of King Salman Energy Park (Spark), one of the largest investments in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, is set to boost real estate market in Dammam and in the long term contribute to national GDP, said a leading property expert.

  • Region's biggest Ikea store to open in Bahrain in Q3


    Swedish home furnishings conglomerate Ikea is gearing up for the launch of its largest store in the region - spread over 37,000 sq m in the Salmabad area of Bahrain - which is likely to be held in the third quarter of this year, said a report.

  • UAE group Off-Site Engineering Solutions names global head


    Off-Site Engineering Solutions, a specialist consultant for prefabrication, modular and off-site construction systems based in Dubai, UAE, has appointed Nicholas Reynolds as the group's new global head of modular systems.

  • Bahrain, Saudi officials discuss key infrastructure projects


    Leading Saudi and Bahraini authorities discussed the progress of several ongoing projects including expansion and revamp of Al Fateh Highway and other key road development works besides the SR1-billion ($266 million) King Abdullah Medical City.

  • Assa Abloy unveils BIM-enabled specification software


    Assa Abloy, a global leader in door opening solutions, has announced the launch of its smart, building information modelling (BIM)-enabled product specification tool that helps users create complete and tailored door opening solutions.

  • Omani groups start work on prosthetic services centre


    Work has started on a RO155,000 ($181,380) prosthetic and orthotic services centre being built by Omani group Sohar Aluminium at Khoula Hospital in collaboration with Salalah Methanol Company and Oman India Fertilizer Company, said a report.

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