• French group Egis wins UAE railway network project

    PMC CONTRACT
    Egis, an international group offering engineering, project structuring and operations services, has been awarded a project management consultancy (PMC) contract for the development of the UAE railway network (Stages 2 and 3).

  • Bahrain invites bids for 682-unit housing project


    Bahrain government has invited tenders from qualified contractors for providing site supervision consultancy services and construction and maintenance of a total of 682 apartment units in Madinat Salman off the northern coast of the kingdom.

  • Samana unveils special rent-free offer for start-ups


    UAE-based Samana Group has launched a first-of-its-kind Ramadan offer which allows ready businesses and start-ups to begin work at its business centres immediately and pay rents and related costs in 2019, when their financial position improves.

  • Saudi Arabia launches new mosque construction code


    Saudi Arabia has implemented a new mosque construction code as part of its efforts to streamline the building of mosques in the kingdom. This code will be vital for the design, lifespan and operating costs of monuments, said a report.

  • Majid Al Futtaim ropes in Crystal for Dubai lagoon project


    Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall and leisure pioneer in the region, has signed up Chile-based Crystal Lagoons to develop the fully swimmable 70,000-sq-m Lagoon Al Ghaf at its new flagship mixed-use community in Dubai, UAE.

  • Besix unit seals Dubai bridge infrastructure deal

    $107m SIX-LANE PROJECT
    Belhasa Six Construct, part of the Belgian Besix Group, has been appointed as the infrastructure contractor for the recently announced Dh394 million ($107 million) Shindagha Bridge Project in Dubai, UAE.

  • Oman National Engineering wins power plant deal


    Oman National Engineering & Investment Company (Oneic) said it has won a contract from the Oman government to provide operation and maintenance services for a power and desalination plant located in the Dhofar governorate.

  • Equitativa registers solid Q1 income growth


    Equitativa, the largest REIT (real estate investment trust) manager in the GCC, said its property operating income for the first quarter hit Dh48.6 million ($13.2 million), up 23 per cent compared to the same period last year.

  • HLG Contracting rebranded as BIC Contracting


    Dubai-based HLG Contracting has announced its rebranding to BIC Contracting effective immediately, thus signifying its ongoing strength and commitment in building and infrastructure construction across the Middle East region.

  • Jumeirah to open Abu Dhabi beach resort in November


    Global hospitality group Jumeirah is set to open doors to its luxurious beachfront property, Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort, in Abu Dhabi on November 11. The 293-room hotel boasts eight villas with private pools and 70 suites.

  • SNC-Lavalin wins Makkah district cooling contract


    SNC-Lavalin, a leading engineering and construction group, said it has won a key contract from Saudi-based Central District Cooling Company for the expansion of its district cooling scheme at Jabal Omar Development Company in Makkah.

  • Seef invites bids for building revamp works


    Seef Properties, a leading real estate development company in Bahrain, has invited bids from qualified contractors for the modification and expansion of an existing post-tensioned building in the country's Seef district.

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