Tuesday 21 October 2014

Saudi Arabia cancels irregular land deal

A ministerial committee in Saud Arabia has cancelled a deal for land worth SR600 million ($160 million) because of alleged irregularities, said a report. The action comes following a probe by the panel comprising members of the ministries of interior, municipal and rural affairs


Burj Khalifa opens world's highest observation deck

Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building situated in Dubai, UAE, has unveiled a new attraction - a journey to the highest man-made vantage point on Earth. Emaar Properties, the developer of Burj Khalifa, yesterday opened doors for the public to the all-new 'At the Top,


Qatar to launch Hamad airport phase 3 expansion

Qatar will soon be launching the third phase of the newly-opened $15.5-billion Hamad international airport (HIA) in line with its plans to accommodate 50 million passengers by 2020, said a report. Architects are finalising the designs for the final phase of the airport which woul


Trend-setting products at Downtown Design

Downtown Design, the Middle East’s leading platform for contemporary original design, will feature a curated collection of edgiest creations, technological breakthroughs and a sneak preview into the future of design. The event runs from October 28 to 31 at the Venue, Downto


SteelFab eyes booming construction sector

SteelFab 2015, the region’s premier metal working, metal manufacturing and steel fabrication trade fair, is hoping to cash in on the growing optimism in the regional construction industry when it gets rolling in Sharjah, UAE, in January next year. A growing list of top manu


Kuwait's project contracts to hit $38bn by year-end

The Kuwait government had awarded more than KD6 billion ($20.7 billion) worth of contracts by the end of August, almost twice as much as last year, making the country’s projects market among the fastest growing in the region, said a report. With at least KD4.9-billion ($17


Turkey gears up for major furniture expo

The 32nd edition of Modef Expo, a international trade fair of furniture and decoration, will be held on an extended floor space next month in Turkey. To be held from November 4 to 8 at the Hikmet Sahin Cultural Park International Exhibition Centre in Bursa, the show will be bigger than


Ideal Standard unveils luxury bathroom collection

Ideal Standard, one of the leading providers of innovative bathroom solutions, has launched its new Dea design collection of ceramics, furniture and bathtubs in the Middle East. With this launch, Ideal Standard has set a new benchmark in excellence and luxury, said the company in


CMS announces key Dubai appointments

CMS, a European provider of legal and tax services, has made two key appointments in Dubai, UAE, to enhance its offering to the region’s construction and engineering sectors. CMS in Dubai has named Jeremie Witt as its legal director and Natalie Hall as lawyer – both special


No deal yet on plot sale says Emaar

Emaar Properties, Dubai's largest listed developer, said on Tuesday it was looking to sell a land plot in downtown Dubai, UAE, and had received some offers for it, but no deal had been concluded yet. In a brief bourse statement commenting on a report by local media, Emaar sai

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