Thursday 2 July 2015

Dubai to build world’s first 3D printed office

The world’s first fully functional 3D printed building is set to come up in Dubai, it has been revealed.   The plans for the office building were unveiled in the UAE emirate in a move that is expected to establish the country’s position a


Dubai home prices edge down in May

Dubai residential property sale prices decreased 1.29 per cent in May, marking a drop of 5.7 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y), a report said. Apartment sales prices registered a decrease of 1.19 per cent month-on-month (m-o-m) and also decreased 6.8 per cent y-o-y, added the Dubai/A


Imdaad facilitates Wasl’s improvement workshop

Imdaad, a leading provider of facilities management solutions, facilitated the second edition of Wasl Properties’ continuous improvement workshop held recently in Dubai. The lecture series equipped quality teams with knowledge on internationally recognised standards of prac


Hochtief wins $1.5bn Riyadh airport upgrade deal

Hochtief has won a $1.46-billion deal to upgrade two terminals at Riyadh's international airport. One of the largest international construction groups, Hochtief said a consortium led by the company has been awarded the project by Saudi Arabia's General Authority of Civil Aviati


Xodus wins Abu Dhabi Feed services contract

Xodus Group, a leading provider of engineering and advisory support services for oil and gas upstream operators, has been awarded a contract for the vibration assessment and analysis on the oil train piping and structures for Zakum Development Company (Zadco) at Zirku Island, 140 km north-west


Bahrain to launch big infrastructure projects

A report by UK-based publishing firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) seeks to map out the broad range of opportunities that Bahrain is offering investors, it was announced yesterday (June 29). ‘The Report: Bahrain 2016’ will pinpoint a raft of infrastructure, real estate


Alstom to develop Saudi electricity infrastructure

Alstom Grid, a global leader in the world of power and transmission, has signed a deal with National Grid of Saudi Arabia to develop the electricity infrastructure in the kingdom. As per the  long-term agreement, the two companies will co-operate in fields of standards


Arabian Cement commissions alternative fuel equipment

Arabian Cement Company (ACC) has commissioned the latest addition to the alternative fuel processing machinery at its plant in Suez Governorate in Egypt. The equipment called ‘Hot Disc’ will allow ACC’s plant to rely completely on coal and alternative fuel


Italian group inks $200m Egypt solar plant deal

Italy’s Building Energy, a leader in renewable power, has signed an agreement worth $200 million to build two 50 MW photovoltaic plants in Egypt. The project was awarded by the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) of the Ministry of Electricity & Renewable Energy


Omagine to sign $2.5bn mixed-use project deal on July 1

A key usufruct agreement on the $2.5-billion Omagine Project is expected to be inked on July 1, paving the way for the development of Oman’s latest waterfront tourism and real estate project, a report said. This follows the signing of a development agreement (DA) last year

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