Drydocks World completes world’s largest turret
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Dubai's Drydocks World said it has achieved a major milestone with the completion of the world’s largest turret mooring system which stands almost 100 meters tall and weighs over 11,000 tonnes.
Qatar Rail gets certification for HSE standards
Qatar Railways Company said it has received a key ISO certification for its occupational health and safety management standards from Lloyds Register Quality Assurance.
Iran steelmakers request import duty hikes
Iranian steelmakers have asked the government to raise import duties for certain steels by up to 40 per cent as protectionism in the global steel sector gathers pace amid a flood of cheap sales mostly from top producer China.
Modon to build logistics centre in Saudi Arabia
The Saudi Industrial Property Authority (Modon) has signed a deal with the International Dar Al Bandar Company, to build an integrated 150,000 sq m warehouse centre in Sudair region of the kingdom, according to a report.
Stricter laws to open up Asia-Pacific waste management market
Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific hazardous waste management market vary across the region as many countries continue to send most of their locally produced hazardous waste to non-sanitary landfills.
Pearl Route homes in Bahrain may be revamped
Homes in historic neighbourhoods in Muharraq, Bahrain could finally be redeveloped as part of a multi-million dinar heritage scheme.
ME property market among world’s fastest growing
The real estate market revenues in the Middle East have augmented at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.7 per cent between 2009 and 2014, making it one of the worl'd fastest growing sectors, a report said.
Aster DM to help rebuild 500 houses in Nepal
Aster DM Foundation, the charitable arm of Aster DM healthcare, has donated Dh1.4 million ($381,077) to the Nepal Prime Minister’s relief fund to rebuild 500 houses in earthquake-stricken villages.
Electro Scan’s sewer leak detection van to help US firm
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission has placed an order for a sewer leak detection van to help locate and measure defects that allow infiltration into its wastewater collection system.
Emaar chief to set up real estate institute
Emaar Properties founder and chairman Mohamed Alabbar has announced plans to set up the first not-for-profit real estate educational institute in the Middle East region.
Architectural lighting focus for Abu Dhabi summit
Adoption of smart energy-efficient LED lighting solutions in architecture will come under focus at the upcoming fourth annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2015 in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Madinah airport set for Phase One launch
The first phase expansion of Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz International Airport in Madinah, built at a cost of $1.2 billion, is set to open today.