Sunday 29 May 2016

Indian firm plans to build urea factory in Iran

Indian company Kesar Petroproducts is in talks with several Iranian firms to form a joint venture that will set up a naphthalene, and urea factory in the Islamic nation, said a report, citing a top official.. Dinesh Sharma who is in Tehran along with an Indian commercial delegati


RAK research unit wins green building award

Ras Al Khaimah Research and Innovation Center (Rakric), a research center under the umbrella of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak), has won the 2016 Emirates Green Building Council’s prestigious ‘Green Building Research Award’. Rakric, located in


Closets International opens new outlet in Bahrain

Closets International, a leading provider of quality solutions for homes and offices in the region, has opened its new showroom in Salmanya area of Bahrain. A key highlight of the opening ceremony, which was attended by leading players of the construction and interior design indu


Abu Dhabi may act to address property glut

Abu Dhabi's property market is over-supplied and the government may take steps to address the imbalance, a senior official said on Sunday. Prices in the UAE capital's residential sector were flat last year, after rising about 25 per cent a year in 2013 and 2014, as afford


Dorma+kaba rolls out door furniture models

Dorma+kaba, a global player in opening solutions with a legacy older than two centuries, has launched its sustainable, elegant and compatible range of door furniture. Manufactured in Germany, with the Ogro, identical lever handles can be combined for use on any surface such as ti


Riyadh Metro to complete three major lines by 2019

Work on the Riyadh Metro project is moving at a steady pace with three of its key network lines on track for opening by the end of 2018 or early 2019, said a report, citing the contractor. Fast consortium, which is working on the project, said about 40 per cent of the work on the


FiberFix products showcased at Dubai event

US-based FiberFix, a leading manufacturer of household and professional repair products, recently unveiled its repair wrap, a repair tape that is stronger than steel, in the Middle East region. FiberFix products were launched at the recently concluded Hardware + Tools Middle East


Interface launches new flooring collection

Interface, a worldwide leader in modular flooring products, has launched World Woven, a global collection of Skinny Planks and squares, getting inspiration from textures found around the world. Developed by Interface’s exclusive product designer David Oakey of David Oakey D


UAE college to build new campus in Masdar City

Emirates Investment Bank, a leading investment banking boutique headquartered in Dubai, said it has secured major funding for Abu Dhabi-based Emirates College of Technology (ECT) to build its new campus in Masdar City. The campus, being built on a 20,790-sq-m plot of land, will a


Cluttons names Dubai business head

Leading international real estate consultancy Cluttons has announced a senior appointment within its UAE business, with Murray Strang being named as the new head of Cluttons Dubai. With Cluttons’ business continuing to grow in the UAE against the backdrop of a challenging r

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