Saturday 21 April 2018

Steel Wood unveils new green building material

Steel Wood Industries has unveiled a key solution in green building materials during the recent Future Cities Show at Dubai World Trade Centre. Manufactured in the UAE under the name Gusolid-PCS (precast-steel wood), the 100 per cent recycled/sustainable wood replaces concrete as the core


Global consultant Roland Berger boosts Mideast team

Roland Berger, a leading global consulting firm, has announced the appointment of a new partner to strengthen its Middle East team. The new partner, Richard Paton, is joining Roland Berger in Abu Dhabi with a mandate to enhance the firm's infrastructure, public sector and def


Dubai's KEF Holdings names new CEO

KEF Holdings, a multinational diversified group with strategic investments across sectors and a specialist in innovative offsite construction technology, has appointed Richard Pattle as its new chief executive and board member. In his new role, Pattle will be responsible for the


Mena needs $260bn in power spend over 5 years, says study

The Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region will require $260 billion of investments in the electricity sector over the next five years to meet rising electricity demand driven by population growth, urbanisation and growing income levels, said a report. In the GCC, governments


Union Cement plans to become private company

Union Cement Company, currently listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX), plans to de-list its shares from the stock exchange and convert into a private joint stock company. At the company's recently held General Assembly, shareholders of UCC also approved the redemp


Rexton opens LED light fittings plant in Sharjah

Kingston Holdings, a key manufacturer of electrical products including light fittings and air movement products, said one of its units, Rexton Technologies Middle East, has opened a 80,000-sq-ft LED (light-emiting-diode) manufacturing facility at Sharjah Airport International Free Zone (SAIF Zo


Dubai Health Authority to build new innovation centre

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) plans to set up a new innovation centre in partnership with the private sector. The facility, to be located behind Rashid Hospital, will implement the latest technologies such as 3D printing and artificial intelligence. The move is aimed at promoting


Tamouh completes towers project in Abu Dhabi

Tamouh Investments, the Reem Island real estate master developer, has announced the completion of its latest project, Horizon Towers on Reem Island. Consisting of the 57-floor Tower A and 38-floor Tower B, the mixed-use Horizon Towers has been completed and is now ready for final


Bloom's Abu Dhabi projects on track for Q4 delivery

Bloom Properties, a specialist in the development of integrated and sustainable communities, said work was progressing well on its Park View and Soho Square developments at Saadiyat in Abu Dhabi and on track for  delivery by the end of this year. A unit of Bloom Holding, the


Al Nisr to launch innovative products at Gulf Construction Expo

Bahrain-based Al Nisr Aluminium and Metal Fabrication Company, a leading provider of rolling shutters and sectional doors, will be showcasing a wide range of its products and brands at the upcoming Gulf Construction Expo 2018. The Northern Gulf’s leading expo for constructi

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