Wednesday 17 August 2022

Korean firm, Aramco to set up special steel project at Spark

South Korea’s steel conglomerate SeAH Group has set up a joint venture with Saudi energy giant Aramco to produce special steel pipes, a report said.    SeAH Changwon Integrated Special Steel Corp, the group’s special steel maker, said the joint


UAE residents 'keen to make homes sustainable'

About half of the UAE residents (47%) aim to make their homes as environmentally friendly as possible, with more than half (55%) considering sustainability a key factor when purchasing electronic products, a study said.   The survey conducted by cooling experts


AESG set to lead the smart building revolution in UAE

AESG, a consultancy, engineering and advisory firm, said it has accredited professionals who can expertly guide developers, building owners and facilities managers in achieving the prestigious WiredScore and SmartScore certifications.   Smart buildings, which un


Digital tech ‘reduces impact’ of the built environment on planet

CRTKL, a global cultural agency specialising in architecture, planning and design, has pledged that 50% of its projects will utilise building simulations by the end of the year.   Effective use of technology in the built environment ensures more sustainable outc


Dubai 4th globally for prime residential capital value growth

US cities dominated the leader board, with Dubai, the only non-US city to make it to the top five, ranking fourth for prime residential capital value growth in the first half of 2022, says global real estate advisor Savills.    Dubai is set to perform the s


Al Bateen Executive Airport reopens after revamp

Al Bateen Executive Airport in Abu Dhabi has reopened recently following the completion of a major upgrade project which included widening of the runway to accommodate larger aircraft. Other works undertaken since the private jet facility closed for all but helicopters on May 11


KSA’s MISA closes 49 deals worth $925m in Q2

Buoyed by the ambitious objectives of the National Investment Strategy, the Ministry of Investment of Saudi Arabia (MISA) has signed 49 major investment deals worth at least $925 million in the second quarter of 2022.    This is set to crea


Preventive maintenance keeps Dewa power network 100pc fit

Periodic preventive maintenance of its power transmission networks has contributed to achieving 100% reliability and availability of the power transmission system in Dubai, according to Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa).   This has also reduced the av


75pc of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor in Dubai complete

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced that 75% of the construction of Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Corridor Improvement, one of the biggest projects undertaken by RTA, has been completed.    The project extends 8 km along Ras Al Khor Ro


Saudi National Water Company to roll out $28.7bn projects

The National Water Company (NWC) has announced that it intends to roll out 1,429 projects for tender  worth more than SR108 billion ($28.74 billion), making the water distribution sector's largest package of projects ever.   The announcement is part of

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