Thursday 28 May 2015

Major housing projects work underway in Bahrain

Construction work is underway on 3,895 houses in two major housing projects, Northern City and East Hidd in Bahrain, it has been revealed. They are among 25,000 units scheduled for completion within the next four years in five housing projects across Bahrain, which also include E


Nebras in deal to study Senegal energy project

Qatar-based Nebras Power has signed an agreement with the National Electricity Company of Senegal and Mitsui Company of Japan to conduct a feasibility study for an energy project in the West African country, a report said. According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the p


Oman to deport over 1,000 foreign labourers

Oman plans to deport over 1,000 foreigners found to be working illegally on a multi-billion dollar project to expand Muscat International Airport, in a sign of tensions between its labour policy and its big infrastructure building plans. "The companies for which these illega


Himoinsa delivers 29 generator sets for Saudi rail line

Multinational energy company Himoinsa has delivered 29 generator sets to provide standby power to various sections of the railway line that crosses the coastal and desert areas of Saudi Arabia, between Makkah and Madinah. The generator set manufacturer has installed 29 of the 38


Ideal Standard boosts Mena product portfolio

Ideal Standard, a leading provider of innovative bathroom solutions, said one of its sanitary ware brands, Armitage Shanks, has launched the Blue Book Mena Edition in Dubai, UAE. The Blue book Mena Edition contains all Armitage Shanks portfolio dedicated to the region, which cons


Schmidt to build dry bulk logistics centre in Abu Dhabi

Schmidt ME Logistics, a firm that specialises in packaging, product handling and intermodal transportation of dry bulk products, is set to build a dry bulk logistics centre at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) in Abu Dhabi, UAE, at a capital investment of Dh20 million ($5.4 million).


Hyder uses Autodesk software for Doha Expressway project

Hyder Consulting, which was commissioned by Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) to design and supervise a new six-lane expressway project in Doha, has used intelligent 3D modelling and Autodesk software to overcome the complex design challenges. The project, part of Qa


UAE group takes delivery of Terex all-terrain crane

Abu Nasir General Transport Establishment, a company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has taken delivery of a Terex AC 100/4L all-terrain crane. Terex AC 100/4L is a new model launched by the US-based Terex Corporation, a lifting and material handling solutions company specialising in fi


Saudi firm seeks quality residential solutions for workers

Saudi-based Anan Iskan highlighted the poor state of workers’ villages in the kingdom and said innovative, quality residential solutions were the need of the hour to improve their living conditions and provide them a decent life. A specialist in building residential facilit


RTA spends $22bn on Dubai infrastructure projects

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said its expenditure on infrastructure projects executed in the last 10 years has topped Dh80 billion ($21.78 billion), with its assets standing at Dh85 billion ($23.14 billion). Mega projects undertaken by the RTA since it was es

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