Saturday 3 December 2016

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia celebrate 30 years of causeway

Bahrain and Saudi Arabia on Saturday (November 26) celebrated the 30th anniversary of the opening of the King Fahad Causeway, the only causeway linking two Arab countries. The 25-km causeway linking Bahrain and Saudi Arabia was officially opened in 1986 by the late Emir Shaikh Is


Egypt gets $296m EU funding for windfarm project

The Egyptian government has signed an umbrella agreement with European Development Partners to secure €267 million ($296 million) funding for the development of a new large-scale windfarm in the Gulf of Suez area in Egypt. With a capacity of at least 200 MW of renewable elec


Bahrain awards $1.69m project tenders in October

Bahrain has awarded a total of seven tenders worth BD642,272 ($1.69 million) in October besides inviting bids for 13 tenders worth BD7.72 million ($20.2 million) for projects related to roads, sanitation and construction sectors. These projects underline the government’s de


Stalled Bahrain real estate project set for auction

A multi-million-dollar seafront real estate project that has been stalled since 2009 in Bahrain will be auctioned next month, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Seef plans $105m mixed-use project in Bahrain

Seef Properties, a leading integrated development company in Bahrain, has launched a new unit Lama Real Estate to develop a mixed-use project worth BD40 million ($105 million) in the Hamala region of the kingdom, said a report. The main aim behind this unique project is to create


Qatar 2022 stadium construction work in full swing

Work at eight of the proposed host venues for the 2022 Fifa World Cup matches, is now in full swing with the historic Khalifa International Stadium, the first host venue, due for completion in the first quarter of 2017. Six years from now, fans will be arriving in Qatar for openi


New housing project launched in Ras Al Khaimah

The UAE government has announced plans to build more than 300 residential units on a 396,480-sq-m area in the northern emirate of Ras Al Khaimah at an investment of Dh330 million ($90 million), said a report.    The foundation stone for the Bateen Al Samar housing proje


Emicool wins two top industry awards

Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) said it has won two leading industry awards within a week in recognition of its achievements in promoting environmental sustainability in the UAE and region. A leading district cooling service provider in the region, Emicool is a joint venture


ZonesCorp to unveil new F&B area at UAE expo

ZonesCorp, the largest developer and operator of purpose-built industrial zones in the UAE, is set to introduce its dedicated new food and beverage (F&B) Zones in the industrial city of Abu Dhabi (ICADIII) and Al Ain at a key event in the UAE capital. The SIAL Middle East wil


RTA completes final phase of key Dubai interchange

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the final phase of Al Houdh Interchange, which was completed at an estimated cost of Dh228 million ($62 million). The opening of the interchange, which is situated between Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Road and Al Yalayis Roa

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