Saturday 24 February 2018

Alba appoints acting chief operations officer

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced the appointment of Dr Abdulla Habib Ahmed as the acting chief operations officer (COO) with immediate effect. Dr Ahmed joined Alba in 1995 as a trainee engineer. During the last 22 years, he has held various supervisory and management roles


Three Mena projects among CTBUH skyscraper awards finalists

Three projects in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region - Bahrain World Trade Centre 1, Rose Rayhaan by Rotana in Dubai (UAE) and Beirut Terraces (Lebanon) - are among the finalist projects from around the world to be honoured at the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's (C


Hira Walraven unit opens new plant in Dubai

Hira Walraven, a joint venture between Hira Industries and Dutch manufacturer of pipe support systems Walraven, said its fixing systems division has opened a new facility at National Industries Park (NIP), thus consolidating its presence in the UAE. In the UAE since 1980, Hira In


Iraq reconstruction market worth $900bn: study

With the end of the ISIS war, Iraq is on the path of reconstruction and economic resurrection that calls for sustained investment to the tune of over $900 billion within the next decade, said an industry expert. “Iraq plans to focus on the oil and gas downstream value chain


Dewa's holistic approach 'shaping future of utilities'

A holistic view of the energy sector is driving innovation at Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), said its top official on day three of the sixth World Government Summit (WGS 2018) in Dubai, UAE. Dewa’s holistic approach to utilities management focuses on three ma


The Avenues-style project to be built in Sharjah

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) has signed a strategic partnership deal with leading Kuwaiti real estate group Mabanee to develop a premium tourist and leisure project on the lines of its successful shopping brand ‘The Avenues’. The new developm


Kuwait set to launch $72bn projects by 2019-end

Kuwait is set to launch 20 major development projects worth KD21.7 billion ($71.6 billion), including a railway network project and waste management plant, as part of its 2018-2019 development plan, said a report. Of these projects, Kuwait's massive hydrocarbons sector has th


Hempel top Interiors Expo sponsor for third year

Hempel Paints, a global leader in coatings, has signed up as strategic sponsor for the Interiors Expo 2018, the biggest integrated business-to-business showcase for the interiors sector in the Northern Gulf rgion, for the third consecutive year.    Interior


Marassi Shores Residences to be ready early next year

Eagle Hills Diyar, a leading real-estate investment and development company, said  work on its exclusive Marassi Shores Residences project is progressing ahead of the planned construction schedule with completion expected earlier than July 2019.   Significa


Nakheel awards contract for $1.3bn Dubai shopping mall

Master developer Nakheel today (February 18) officially signed a contract with United Engineering Construction (Unec) for the construction of Deira Mall, its new shopping, dining and entertainment destination with a total development value of Dh6.1 billion ($1.3 billion) and the biggest mall

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