Monday 27 June 2016

Dubai plans $544m waste-to-energy plant

Dubai Municipality plans to set up the largest plant in the Middle East to convert solid waste into energy at a cost of Dh2 billion ($544 million), a report said. The move falls in line with the national agenda to reduce the landfill by 75 percent by 2021, in addition to protecti


Egyptian builder eyes $2bn Kuwait projects

Societe Egyptienne D’entreprises (Moukhtar Ibrahim), one of the leading construction firms in Egypt, is actively looking at major infrastructure and industrial projects in Kuwait and hopes to win a share of the lucrative $2 billion contracts, said a report. Mokhtar I


New plots allocated for foreigners to buy in DWC

The UAE emirate of Dubai has made available new plots of land in Dubai World Central for foreigners to purchase under a decision by HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Resolution No (8) of 2016, adds new land plo


Nass Contracting renews ISO certifications

Bahrain-based Nass Contracting Company said it has successfully passed its recertification audit for ISO 9001:2008 (quality management system), ISO 14001:2004 (environmental management system) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (occupational health and Safety management system). The certificat


CH2M plays key role in Burj Al Arab Terrace project

CH2M, a global engineering company, said it has played a key role in the construction of a private 10,000-sq-m outdoor beach resort at the iconic Burj Al Arab managed by the global luxury hotel company Jumeirah group. A member of Dubai Holding, Jumeirah recently celebrated the op


Oman to develop first world class family water park

Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) has announced that it will facilitate the development of Oman’s first world class family water park in Muscat, a key project under the National CEO Programme (NCP). The ground-breaking project, which is set to be a premiere visitor d


Tanmiyat hands over Phase I of delayed Dubai project

Saudi property developer Tanmiyat Group has handed over keys to 184 villas completed in the first phase of the much-delayed Living Legends project at Dubailand, UAE. In September, the developer said that it would deliver all 500 of the villas at the project in Dubailand by the se


Nissan redefines toughness with all-new Navara

If you had to combine a car for your family and your work site, Nissan’s all-new Navara should fit perfectly into your scheme. Packed with completely new standards in toughness, performance, styling and advanced features, the new model for the Middle East was launched at th


Qatar warns of delays in World Cup 2022 project works

A $200-billion infrastructure programme launched by Qatar as part of the World Cup 2022 preparations could see higher costs and delays because of the slump in oil prices, said a report. A study by the Ministry of Development Planning and Statistics (MDPS) said that “continued vol


KBW Investments, Ascorel set up Middle East venture

Dubai-based KBW Investments has announced the formation of a partnership with French technology manufacturer Ascorel Group, to establish Ascorel Middle East. KBW Investments, founded and chaired by Prince Khaled bin Alwaleed bin Talal, works across a number of sectors including c

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