Saturday 28 March 2015

Conject in Dubai hotel fit-out success

Conject, a key supplier of SaaS solutions for BIM and the whole life management of built assets said it has deployed conjectMI, a fully mobile inspections and defects solution for a refurbishment project at the Novotel Hotel, a part of the Dubai World Trade Centre complex in the UAE.


Red Sea Mall expansion cost to top $53m

The estimated value of expansion works taking place in Red Sea Mall, a leading shopping and leisure destination in Jeddah, is set to reach SR200 million ($53.3 million), said its executive chairman. The strategic expansion will continue to 2017 and it targets increasing the occup


Dubai launches second phase of healthcare city

Dubai has announced the launch of the second phase of its healthcare city to be developed on a sprawling 22 million sq ft area at a cost of Dh3 billion to Dh5 billion ($816 million to $1.36 billion), said a report. The Phase II of the Dubai Healthcare City (DHC) project is in line with


Bahrain to build two multi-storey car parks

Bahrain's Ministry of works has announced plans to build two multi-storey car parks at either end of one of the busiest thoroughfares in capital Manama following widespread complaints of traffic jams . Exhibition Avenue, in Hoora, is known for its bustling nightlife, pedestri


Indian group wins Saudi chemical plant contract

Addar Chemicals Company, a leading conglomerate in Saudi Arabia, has awarded a $35-million engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract to Indian group Nuberg Engineering for a chemical plant in the kingdom. The turnkey contract for Addar's Greenfield Sulfolane an


Focus on green technology in construction industry

Cutting edge environmentally friendly technology in construction will be in focus at an upcoming industry show in Bahrain. Revolutionary 3D printing, the challenge of super-tall buildings and state-of-the-art fire-fighting systems will be among the more than 200 brands and servic


Dubai water connections up 30pc in 2014

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has registered a 30 per cent increase in water connections for 2014 compared to the previous year. Last year, the Dubai utility had recorded 6,950 new connections thus taking the total to 30,300, compared with 23,350 in 2013.


Geze starts work on Abu Dhabi skyscraper

Geze, a leading provider of innovative window and door systems solutions, said it has started work on the new headquarters of the state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) in the UAE capital. As per the deal, Geze will be equipping the entire skyscraper, which will stand


Saudi land tax unlikely to hurt business: Dar Al Arkan

Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company, one of Saudi Arabia's largest listed property firms, said a planned tax on undeveloped land was unlikely to be applied to its huge land bank or push the kingdom's land prices down sharply. The cabinet's announcement of the


Abu Dhabi sees big demand for quality housing

The demand for good quality housing across all price points in Abu Dhabi, UAE, is fiercer than ever as a rapid growth in the international work force has seen a 50 per cent population jump in the emirate over the last five years, said  experts. The sustainability of such mom

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