Qatar to deliver first World Cup stadium in 2016
Qatar is set to complete the first of its World Cup 2022 venues - Khalifa International Stadium - by the end of next year, said a report.
New plans for Manama on Bahrain council’s agenda
Introducing new projects and cracking down on municipal violations will be at the top of the agenda in the capital as Bahrain’s councils return for the new legislative term.
Oman AC market on track to hit $410m
The changing lifestyle, proliferation of building structures, rising consumer buying power and emergence of mega infrastructures will drive the air-conditioner market in Oman to reach $410.79 million by 2021, a report said.
Bechtel signs deal to train UAE engineers
Bechtel, a leading global construction company, has signed an agreement with the Abu Dhabi Department of Municipal Affairs to launch an innovative training programme involving engineers in the UAE capital.
Impact Estate launches residential project in Bahrain
Award-winning property management company Impact Estate has joined hands with leading developer Zahed Modern Properties to launch a new bespoke residential development - Modern Residence-2 - at Amwaj Islands in Bahrain.
Sabic cuts retail rebar prices by $53
The Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) has announced a reduction of SR200 ($53) per tonne in the retail price of rebar in all regions of the kingdom, effective September 1.
Emerson Climate Tech opens new facility in Saudi Arabia
Emerson Climate Technologies, a provider of heating, air-conditioning and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial and commercial applications, has opened its new state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabia.
London firm to design desert eco-retreat in UAE
Baharash Architecture, an award-winning design studio based in London, UK, has won a contract to design a solar-powered luxury desert eco-retreat in the Liwa region of the UAE.
RAK Properties awards waterfront villa contract
RAK Properties, the biggest property developer in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, has awarded a contract to the Al Nuaimi Group for building the second phase of its Flamingo Villas project within the Mina Al Arab waterfront development.
Top Dubai expo to showcase glass products, technology
A leading glass exhibition is set to showcase technology, materials and refractories for the container, flat and process glass products in Dubai, UAE, this month.
Saudi Arabia 'mulls tax on all undeveloped urban land'
LEVY ON SMALL PLOTS TOO
Saudi Arabian authorities are considering imposing a tax on undeveloped urban land across the board, even on small plots, to prevent landowners from evading the levy, the Okaz newspaper reported on Thursday.
Tebyan launches Sparkle Towers Phase Two sale
UAE-based development company Tebyan has announced the sale of the second phase of its landmark 'Sparkle Towers' development located in the heart of one of Dubai’s trendiest waterfront attractions.