• Alstom, Hyundai land big Baghdad metro project

    20-km NETWORK, 14 STATIONS
    A consortium led by Alstom, a global leader in rail transport and sustainable mobility, and Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of intent with Iraq's government for the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) project.

  • Al Masaood Power unveils smart microgrid solutions at Wetex


    Al Masaood Power Division, the official distributor of MTU, a Rolls-Royce Power Solutions Company in the UAE and Bahrain, introduced its new smart microgrid solutions during the first ever 3D virtual edition of the Wetex expo in Dubai.

  • Schindler wins Riyadh Airport modernisation contract


    Schindler Group, a leading global provider of elevators and escalators, said it has been signed up by Riyadh Airports Company to supply 74 escalators at Terminals 1 and 2 as well as the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh.

  • Nouvel unveils designs for 'masterpiece' Saudi AlUla resort


    Renowned designer Jean Nouvel has unveiled the new concept design for a world-first 'masterpiece' resort hidden within the rock dwellings of Sharaan Nature Reserve at AlUla, in northwest Saudi Arabia, about 1,100 km from capital Riyadh.

  • Farnek announces key Abu Dhabi management appointments


    UAE-based smart and green facilities management company Farnek said it has appointed Jonathan Caller as the director of technical services and business development, and Osama Abdel Hay as the director of soft services, both based in Abu Dhabi.

  • Galfar, Robt Stone secure $324m Adnoc project deals


    Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded three contracts worth a total of $324 million to leading Omani group Galfar Engineering and Contracting and UAE-based Robt Stone for optimising onshore field operations and enhancing its efficiencies.

  • Sharjah completes work on $4.6m market projects


    Sharjah Directorate of Public Works said work has been completed on a Friday Market, livestock and a fish market at Batayeh. Also a feed market has been set up in Al Madam, taking the projects' total investment to Dh17 million ($4.6 million).

  • Wetex, Dubai Solar Show virtual edition draws over 1,000 firms


    More than 1,000 companies from 52 countries are taking part in the virtual edition of two of the region's biggest events being hosted by Dewa - the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) and Dubai Solar Show 2020.

  • Union Properties completes $19m debt payment


    Union Properties, a leading Dubai-based real estate developer, has announced that it has successfully completed a Dh70 million ($19 million) payment towards its largest lender, as part of a comprehensive debt restructuring plan announced last August.

  • Jotun launches new premium antifouling coating range


    Jotun, one of the leading producers and suppliers of paints and coatings, has announced the launch of a range of premium antifouling coatings to succeed its SeaQuantum S-line, offering tailor-made fouling protection.

  • Azizi Developments deploys robotic automation system


    UAE-based Azizi Developments has deployed robotic automation to enhance its information technology service management core areas including system integration, service request processes, knowledge management system and end-to-end IT processes.

  • MH-Hydraulics unveils new Rotar specialist attachments


    MH-Hydraulics, a leading hydraulic solutions provider, has launched a wide range of specialist products of Dutch group Rotar International in the region. Besides being its key supplier, MH offers support, local service and back-up for Rotar products.

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Alstom, Hyundai land big Baghdad metro project

A consortium led by Alstom, a global leader in rail transport and sustainable mobility, and Hyundai Engineering & Construction have signed a memorandum of intent with Iraq's government for the implementation of the Baghdad Elevated Train (BET) project. ...



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