Sunday 23 July 2017

Sharjah to start work on new road project

Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) has launched the University City Road Enhancement Project at an estimated cost of Dh146 million ($40 million), in collaboration with the Sharjah Road and Transport Authority. The project is aligned with the Sharjah leadership's plan to en


UAE construction group Ecolog names new CEO

UAE-based Ecolog, a leading provider of supply chain, construction, technology, facility management, and environmental services, has appointed Adil Toubia as its new vice chairman and chief executive officer. As a well-recognised global executive in the oil and gas industry, Toub


Egyptian developer launches new residential compound

Egypt-based Nile Real Estate Company has launched the first phase of its residential project in New Cairo which will see the construction of 24 housing units ranging between 133 sq m and 178 sq m in area. The Nile Park residential development is part of the country’s Beit A


Masdar develops high-performance solar absorber

UAE-based Masdar Institute, a research-driven university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, has developed a high-performance solar absorber that could make solar thermal technologies significantly more efficient and affordable in the country. Masdar Institut


ADIB strips cladding from new HQ building

Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) has replaced the recently-installed exterior cladding panels on its new headquarters tower amid growing scrutiny of tower facades across the globe, said a report. The leading Emirati bank stripped the cladding even as companies across the country hav


Dubai launches record energy efficient projects in 2016

Dubai has witnessed rapid growth in the energy efficiency market in 2016, having launched energy efficiency projects worth nearly Dh200 million ($54.4 million), said the emirate’s Regulatory & Supervisory Bureau (RSB) for electricity and water. In its 2016 annual report


UAE to set up waste-to-energy plant in RAK, Fujairah

The UAE Ministry of Climate Change and Environment has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi's future energy company Masdar, and Sharjah-based Bee’ah for setting up a waste-to-energy conversion facility in the Northern Emirates of Ras Al Khaimah and Fujairah. The move is a


DLD registration trustees offices net $12m in savings

Dubai Land Department (DLD) said the launch of the Real Estate Registration Trustees Offices has resulted in savings of Dh45 million ($12.2 million) annually through 18 offices across the emirate, reported state news agency Wam, citing a senior official. The Real Estate


Dubai Route 2020 project work on track

The work on the Route 2020 project in Dubai is progressing as per schedule with over 12 per cent of the project already completed. Route 2020 extends 15 km from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Station on the Red Line, comprising 11.8 km as an elevated track and 3.2 km as an underground


Bahrain set to build strategic Isa Town bridge

Bahrain is set to build a major bridge that will link capital Manama to Isa Town region to help ease traffic congestion on this route. It will feature two lanes in the direction towards Isa Town and will connect Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Highway and Shaikh Isa Bin Salman Highway,

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