Sunday 21 December 2014

Railways constitute one-third of GCC transport projects

Rail projects account for 32 per cent of the total GCC transportation developments valued at $298 billion, according to recent reports. Transportation makes up to 20 per cent of the total construction spend in Saudi Arabia where nearly $25 billion is at the bidding stage or under


Beam breaks ground for new school project

UAE-based Bukhatir Education Advancement and Management (Beam), an operator of creative science schools, recently marked the launch of an international school project at a special ground-breaking ceremony in Dubai, UAE. The International School of Creative Science Nad Al Shiba wi

More… rolls out property search mobile app

UAE-based, a leading real estate portal, has launched a cutting edge mobile app that allows users to interact with’s property database in an intuitive manner while simplifying property search. With this app, users can explore all the listings available i


Sewage dispute talks in Bahraini development under way

Negotiations are under way to resolve a financial dispute that threatened to result in a luxury housing development in Bahrain being swamped with overflowing sewage. A Dubai-based company that operates a water treatment centre for Riffa Views last month said it was planning to sh


Imdaad among UAE’s top 10 smart storytelling brands

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities management solutions in the GCC, said it was recently featured in the ‘Top 10 UAE Smart Storytelling Brands’ at the Social Insights 2014 social media event held at in Dubai, UAE. The company was adjudged second for i


ADPC launches ‘Maqta Gateway’ project

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has launched the ‘Maqta Gateway’ project, a new innovative port community system project. The system has been designed in line with international standards and will serve the community by interlinking all of the relevant parties involved


Design professionals meet at Autodesk event in Dubai

The third edition of Autodesk University Extension (AUx) Dubai 2014, a premier learning and networking event for design and engineering professionals in the Middle East, opened today (December 17) at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). It aims at attracting more than 1,000 parti


Cayan Group launches new redesigned logo

Cayan Group - Real Estate Investment and Development has unveiled its new redesigned logo that reflects its grand vision to become the leading developer of the most distinctive real estate projects in the Middle East. The announcement was made during the company’s 10th foun


French firm wins Doha wastewater plant contract

The Government of Qatar’s Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has commissioned Suez Environnement through its subsidiary Degrémont, in consortium with its Japanese partner Marubeni Corporation, to expand the Doha West wastewater treatment and recycling plant. The total


Dubai off-plan residential sales retain strength

With freehold transactions falling by almost one third in total during the third quarter of the year, Dubai’s off-plan residential sales market is still buoyant and continues to attract regional and international investors, a report said. The off plan residential sales mark

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