Thursday 8 December 2016

Kleindienst awards $1.3bn The Heart of Europe contracts

Kleindienst, one of the biggest European real estate companies, has awarded construction projects worth Dh4.8 billion ($1.3 billion) for the development of The Heart of Europe, a giant project featuring a cluster of six islands on The World located 4km off the coast of Dubai, UAE.


Work on Saudi Arabia's Taif airport to commence in 2017

Work on Saudi Arabia's new Taif International Airport will start in February next year, and is expected to be ready by the beginning of 2020, said a report. Makkah Governer Prince Khaled Al-Faisal, who is also the adviser to Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, said the airport


Hill wins PM deal for Qatar's Al Wa'ab City

Hill International, a global leader in managing construction risk, said it has won a QR14.6-million ($4 million) contract to provide project management services for the first phase of the Central District development at Al Wa'ab City in Qatar. One of the largest privately-hel


Qatar plans $13bn investment in infrastructure projects

Qatar is set to pump in about QR 46 billion ($13 billion) on mega infrastructure projects in the country in 2017 with a major focus on projects related to the Fifa World Cup 2022, said a report. The move comes as part of its strategy to achieve sustainable development and economi


Indian firms to get key Qatar World Cup project deals

The Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) has signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with a leading Indian body of industry to boost the participation of Indian companies in the 2022 Fifa World Cup Qatar infrastructure projects. The MoU was signed with the Confeder


Case Construction opens new depot in Dubai

Case Construction Equipment, a global provider of construction equipment around the world, has announced the opening of its new parts centre in Dubai, UAE, which will cater to the region. The company's new depot will help Case boost its service levels and reduce downtime to h


Qatar World Cup stadium roof work nears completion

Work is on to install an innovative new roof at the historic Khalifa International Stadium, the first proposed host venue for the 2022 Fifa World Cup Qatar, which will provide more shade to the stands and pitch, while also letting enough sunlight through to the turf for natural growth of the gr


Hempel to open new factory in Kuwait in Q1

Hempel, a leading paint manufacturer, is set to open a new factory in Kuwait next year in line with its plans to boost the company's production capacity to 19 million litres from the current 13 million litres. The 20,000-sq-m facility, which is likely to be launched in the fi


Nakheel to unveil iconic projects at Mumbai expo

Dubai real estate master developer Nakheel is set to showcase a range of iconic projects at the upcoming Dubai Property Show in Mumbai, thus offering investment opportunities to the Indian market. Nakheel’s luxury Palm 360 hotel and residential development, located on the w


Amec Foster Wheeler wins Abu Dhabi Feed contract

Abu Dhabi National Oil company has awarded a front-end engineering design (Feed) services contract to UK consultancy Amec Foster Wheeler to help boost the capacity of its Al Hosn Shah Gas plant in the emirate by 50 per cent.   Al Hosn Gas is a joint venture betw

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