Saturday 26 May 2018

Balexco appoints new general manager

Bahrain Aluminium Extrusion Company (Balexco) has appointed Robert Holtkamp as its new general manager. The appointment of Holtkamp is part of a major overhaul and restructuring programme at Balexco, said a statement. Hisham Al Rayes, chairman of Balexco, said: &ld


Retail, hospitality driving Bahrain’s real estate market

With economic growth estimated to have reached 3 per cent in 2017, following expansion of 3.2 per cent in 2016, Bahrain’s growth is the strongest amongst the GCC states. The kingdom’s retail and hospitality sectors remain key drivers, with the government actively driv


Seven Tides unveils $354m Jumeirah mixed-use tower

UAE-headquartered upscale residential, hospitality and commercial property developer Seven Tides has announced the launch of Se7en City JLT, its first mixed-use development at Jumeirah Lakes Towers in Dubai. The Se7en City JLT, being developed at an estimated cost of Dh1.3 billio


Artificial Intelligence 'key to predicting building energy usage'

Artificial Intelligence (AI) could play a major role in helping minimise the ‘energy performance gap' and also better predict building energy usage, said Rima Alaaeddine, a PhD researcher at the school of art design and architecture in the University of Huddersfield, UK.


Arabtec Construction wins Uptown Cairo deal

Arabtec, a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Arabtec Construction has won a Dh157-million ($42.7 million) contract to develop key phases of the Uptown Cairo master development. An integrated development located in


Global flat glass market to top $130bn by 2024

The market for flat glass, which is extensively used in construction industry replacing conventional bricks, wood and stone, is poised for solid growth with its sales likely to surpass the $130-billion mark by 2024, said a report. The positive outlook towards growth in infrastruc


Eolisair launches new air purifier in Dubai

Eolisair, a subsidiary of the French specialist in indoor air quality, will bring the Eolis Air Manager, a revolutionary professional air purifier, to the Middle East market. Since 2009, Natéo Santé has a proven expertise in air quality and is recognised as a techno


BMTC partners with Sweden's Parans Solar Lighting

Bahri & Mazroei Trading Company (BMTC), a leading provider of electrical, lighting and water solutions, has signed an agreement with Sweden’s Parans Solar Lighting to launch its human-centric lighting solutions to the UAE. BMTC, a subsidiary of the UAE-based Bahri &


Equate earns Kuwait’s first Leed Silver certification

Kuwait-based Equate Petrochemical Company, a global producer of petrochemicals, recently earned the Leed-Silver Building Design & Construction (BD+C) certification for its new headquarters, which fully complies with the US Green Building Council Leed programme, thus becoming a pioneer for g


Roof installed at Qatar 2022 World Cup venue

Work on the Al Wakrah Stadium, a likely venue for 2022 Fifa World Cup tournament, is progressing as per  schedule with installation of the final piece of the steel roof structure fully completed. Weighing 378 tonnes and measuring 92 m, the steel structure – known as an

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