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New York apartment building fire kills 12

At least 12 people have been killed and four critically injured in a fire at an apartment building in the Bronx borough of New York, said a BBC report.   New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said the fire was the d

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Building sector 'must adopt sustainable development strategy'

With 2017 in the rear-view mirror, it’s time for the building industry to set its sights on the year ahead. Whilst still challenging, the last 12 months have definitely seen an uptick in the market as regional governments and the

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Abu Dhabi building more running, cycling tracks

Abu Dhabi City Municipality said it has completed nearly 84,996 m of cycling and running tracks across the emirate as part of its contribution to the UAE's comprehensive sustainability drive. Latest safety techniques have been

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ZHA's 'honeycomb' building named Saudi Arabia’s smartest

The King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Centre (KAPSARC), a unit designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) has been named the smartest building in Saudi Arabia at the Honeywell Smart Building Awards programme. KAPSARC has a

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Fire breaks out at Palm Jumeirah building

A major fire broke out last night at a high-rise under construction building in the Oceana residential complex at Dubai's palm-shaped island Palm Jumeirah, said a report. This is the latest in a string of blazes to race up mul

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Dewa to install solar carports at HQ building

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched a new project under its Shams Dubai initiative for installation of solar carports at its headquarters, and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment building. This is

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Dewa to install solar carports at HQ building

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched a new project under its Shams Dubai initiative for installation of solar carports at its headquarters, and the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment building. This is

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Work starts on UAE's Permanent Mission to UN building

The UAE government has broken ground on its new building for Permanent Mission of the UAE to the United Nations in New York. The project reflects the heritage and national and cultural identity of the emirates. Minister of Foreign

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UAE's active building projects worth $228bn

The UAE had a total of 7,878 active building projects valued at $227.9 billion (Dh836 billion) at the beginning of September 2017, according to a report. Of these building projects, high-rise buildings accounted for $100.5 billion

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Al Bustan Centre integrates building management systems

Al Bustan Centre and Residence, a popular hotel-apartment in Dubai, UAE, has recently launched a building management system (BMS) with a primary objective to reduce cost on energy while increasing the productivity of its machinery across the pro

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