Saturday 17 August 2019

New design director for Wilson Associates in Dubai

Global interior architecture design firm Wilson Associates has announced that Roy Posey has joined its Dubai studio as design director.    In his new role, Posey will oversee the studio’s design initiatives, projects, conceptualisation, and staffing,


Bombardier, Orascom win $4.5bn Cairo monorail deal

Bombardier Transportation, Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors have signed an agreement with National Authority for Tunnels in Cairo to design and build two new monorail lines in Egypt.    On completion of the construction phase, the consortium will b


Bosch launches latest generation of biometric fingerprint reader

Bosch, a leading technology company, has launched its latest hardware generation of biometric fingerprint reader - BioEntry W2. The new system allows full integration into the Access Engine of the Building Integration System (BIS) and the Access Management System for easy enrolme


Dubai house rents see modest drop in H1

Median advertised apartment rents in Dubai were five per cent cheaper in the first half (H1) of 2019 compared to the same time last year, said Property Finder, a leading real estate services portal in the region. The current average median annual rent for Dubai apartments is Dh79


Kleindienst Group bans microplastics on Dubai's Heart of Europe islands

Kleindienst Group, the UAE’s largest European property developer and creator of The Heart of Europe, is supporting regional and global efforts to reduce microplastics entering the environment with a zero per cent microplastics discharge policy. In fact, it has banned microp


Three luxury desert resorts to come up in Saudi Arabia's AlUla

The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has signed a partnership deal with leading hotel and resort brand, Aman, which is set to mark its debut in the Middle East with the opening of three luxury resorts in the Saudi Arabian heritage hub. The partnership agreement was signed by Saud


Dewa teams up with Stanford Uni for R&D in solar energy

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced its cooperation with Stanford University in a number of research and development fields involving researchers at its Research and Development (R&D) Centre through its membership in the university’s Energy 3.0 Programme.


Azizi marks 60pc completion of work on Jebel Ali tower

Azizi Developments, a leading private developer in the UAE, has completed 60 per cent of the construction of Azizi Aura, the only freehold residential building in Downtown Jebel Ali. With works on the project being accelerated, Aura is scheduled to be completed by December 2019.


WGES to present Dubai’s green achievements

The upcoming World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2019 in Dubai, UAE will support the emirate’s efforts to become the global capital of green economy and sustainable development. WGES will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and


New police station opens in Seeb

The Royal Oman Police (ROP) has opened a police station and service building in Al Khoudh in the Wilayat of Seeb.   The buildings comprise departments of inquiries and criminal investigation, traffic, passports and residence, civil status and motor inspection as

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