Monday 5 December 2016

Grohe unveils latest collection at World Architecture Fest

Grohe, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of premium sanitary fittings, showcased its latest collections at the World Architecture Festival (WAF) which was held recently in Berlin, Germany. The German company was the headline sponsor at the largest gathering of the in


Construction work at Oman refinery on track

The construction activities are in the advanced stage of completion at major units of Sohar refinery in Oman under a major revamp plan by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic), said a report. The work is likely to be completed by the end of 2016, reported t


Aurak wins best UAE green campus award

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) has been awarded the Best Green Campus 2016 as part of a sustainable campus initiative launched by Emirates Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD) and UAE petrochemical firm Borouge. The prestigious accolade was given to the institu


Kuwait completes construction of $1.7bn utility plant

Kuwait has announced the successful completion of the construction phase of its $1.7-billion Azzour North One, the first independently-owned utility plant in the country, and has now started the launch of its full commercial operation, said a report. The Azzour North One project


King Salman launches Ras Al-Khair mining project

Mining projects and basic developmental infrastructure worth SR130 billion ($34.7 billion) were launched in Ras Al-Khair in the Eastern Region by Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud. King Salman was received by Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thinayan, the chairman


Iran, Romania sign $700m power plant deal

Iran and Romania signed an agreement to build a 1,000-MW power plant near the Iraqi border with an investment of up to $700 million, of which 70 per cent will be sourced by the Romanians and the rest by Iran, a report said. The plant is intended for electricity exports to Iraq, a


Bin Faqeeh signs escrow agreement

Bin Faqeeh, a Bahrain-based privately-owned real estate investor, has signed an escrow agreement with Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) for its Hidd Heights project, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Savills to put up Bahrain tower for sale

UK-based property firm Savills has announced that the real estate project, Juffair Views, a part-completed residential building in northern Juffair area in Bahrain, will be sold at auction on December 20. Savills Bahrain was recently appointed the real estate advisor to the Judic


Bahrain developer awards key marine works contract

Bahrain Marina Development Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), has awarded Al Hassanain Contracting Company the contract to execute and complete the marine works for the “Bahrain Marina” project. A mixed-use development, Bahr


Averda expands service portfolio in Oman

Averda, a major environmental solutions provider in region, has expanded its waste management services in Oman with two new contract wins for waste collection and landfilling services in Al Dhakhiliya and Dhofar regions. The services cover a total area of 127,000 sq km, serving 1

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