Saturday 27 August 2016

Danube opens aluminium composite panel factory

Dubai-based Danube Group, a leading materials supplier in the UAE, celebrated the opening of the first aluminium composite panel (ACP) factory in the Middle East, in conjunction with Alucopanel USA. The facility, part of Alucopanel Middle East and located in Dubai’s Technop


Oman's $600m tourism project set for 2017 launch

Oman's $600-million mixed-used develpment, Saraya Bandar Jissah, is set to house its first residents early next year. Being developed by Omran, the tourism development and investment arm of Oman, the project spans 2.2-sq-km and will offer residential units, recreational facil


MAN to showcase strong range of trucks at IAA

MAN will be presenting a strong portfolio of trucks at the IAA Commercial Vehicles fair in Hanover, the leading trade fair for mobility, transportation and logistics which takes place from September 22 to 29. For the 2017 range, MAN is taking numerous steps to optimise its engine


R Hotels picks Fourzone for Palm resort fit-out

R Hotels, the hospitality management division of the Ajman-based R Holding, has named Fourzone Middle East as its interior fit-out contractor for its new four-star resort and spa in Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE. The 253-key property, which will be the first holistic health and wel


TDIC to award Saadiyat Lagoons District main contract by year-end

The Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC), the master developer of major tourism, cultural and residential destinations in Abu Dhabi, announced today that the enabling work is well under way for Phase One of the Saadiyat Lagoons District. The contract was awarded to


Biggest milestone: Nakheel completes recovery

Dubai developer Nakheel will be completely debt-free following full payment of its Dh4.4 billion ($1.2 billion) trade creditor sukuk when it matures on Thursday (August 25), the company has announced.   The scheduled payment marks the end of the company’s financial rest


Concrete conference to focus on site management

The eighth Future Concrete Conference, to be held in Beirut, Lebanon, this week, will focus on managing construction sites, in response to industry trends and feedback from participants. The conference will be held on August 25 at the Hilton Beirut Habtoor Grand Hotel, Lebanon, a


Seven firms bid for Duqm terminal contract

Seven international firms have submitted final bids for the Phase One development of the bulk liquid terminal at the Port of Duqm in Oman, a report said. The $1-billion project is a key component of the infrastructure being developed by the Omani government to support the growth


South Korea keen to invest in Iran rail projects

South Korea is keen to invest in rail projects in Iran, it was revealed following a visit by a delegation of experts from the country to Iran. The team studied investment prospects in the sector, the CEO of Iran's Construction and Development of Transportation Infrastructure


Fujairah housing project almost complete

The UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development (MOID) has completed 95 per cent of a housing project for citizens in Al Taween area in the emirate of Fujairah and said it will be handed over in October. Finishing work is being done at the site after all structural and electro-mec

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