• Qatari investors 'eyeing Dubai property market'


    Dubai is fast turning into a key real estate investment destination for Qatari investors thanks to its safe haven status and guaranteed on-going returns on investment, said industry experts.

  • Dubai unveils green energy projects roadmap


    Dubai Supreme Council of Energy reviewed the progress of its key initiatives that support the UAE Vision 2021 and its objective to create a clean, healthy and sustainable environment, and help Dubai attain a green economy, said a report.

  • Bahrain engineers seek reservation for mini projects


    Bahrain’s engineers are lobbying for new rules that will make it mandatory for foreign firms to have tie-ups with local partners to secure big-ticket projects besides urging authorities to reserve mini contracts for local firms.

  • UAE joins world to mark 1oth Earth Hour


    The UAE joined the rest of the world for the 10th annual Earth Hour by turning off lights at all landmarks and other famous sites on Saturday as part of a global effort to back action on climate change.

  • Dulsco breaks ground on hitech recycling plant in Dubai

    500,000 sq ft FACILITY
    Dulsco, a leading environment solutions provider in the UAE, has broken ground on its new 500,000-sq-ft recycling facility being developed at an estimated cost of Dh25 million ($7 million) within the Dubai Industrial Park premises.

  • Bahrain mulls fund for rebuilding dilapidated homes


    A national fund to help rebuild dilapidated homes in Bahrain could be launched with money taken from government coffers and investors, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.

  • Falconcity of Wonders unveils key project at China expo


    Leading UAE developer Falconcity of Wonders is showcasing its ambitious multipurpose megaproject in Dubai, at the ongoing Dubai Property Show (DPS) – Shanghai, China.

  • Geze offers smart solutions for GCC healthcare sector


    Geze, a global leading player in building technologies, is introducing innovative doors and window solutions for smart building management systems used in healthcare infrastructure across the Middle East region.

  • Al Duqm wins $163m Oman chemical project contract


    Oman-based Al Duqm Global Construction said it has won the main contract for the construction of the sultanate's first sebacic acid plant being developed at a cost of RO63 million ($163 million) in Duqm region.

  • Indians top Dubai real estate with $3.3bn investment


    Indians remain the most prolific foreign investors in Dubai's real estate sector, ranking highest both in terms of volume and value with Dh12 billion ($3.26 billion) worth of property transactions from 6,263 buyers, said a report.

  • Orascom ropes in Aconex for US petchem project


    Orascom Construction, a leading engineering contractor in region, has signed up Aconex, a provider of global platform connecting teams on construction projects, for a key role at its upcoming greenfield methanol production complex in Texas.

  • Future Cities Show to focus sustainability


    The upcoming inaugural edition of Future Cities Show, a global platform for companies engaged in developing an advanced infrastructure, in Dubai, UAE will shed light on six core elements of sustainability.

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