Sunday 22 October 2017

Iran to host safety design in buildings expo

Safety Design in Buildings (SDiB), an initiative co-founded with Intersec, a leading trade fair for security, safety and fire protection, is now expanding to Tehran, Iran next month with a conference on November 21.   The event, which was hosted in Dubai back in 2012, has reached


Schon Properties opens new office in Jordan

Schon Properties, a leading Dubai-based property developer, has opened a regional sales and marketing office in Amman, Jordan located at Emaar Towers, to expand its investor base from the Levant market. Jordanian investors have contributed significantly in Dubai’s real esta


Top industry experts set for Dubai Solar Show

Leading industry experts will discuss key topics including Dubai's sustainability initiatives, solar energy projects and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations, as well as issues related to smart networks, low-carbon desalination technologies, digital networks, and facilities management so


Emaar board approves IPO for real estate unit

Emaar Properties’ board has approved the initial public offering of its real estate development subsidiary, Emaar Development, to happen as soon as next month, the company said on Sunday. The listing, which analyst estimate could raise up to $2 billion, will be only the sec


Saudi construction firms set for digital transformation

Saudi construction firms aim for 2018 to be the 'tipping point' for digital transformation, ensuring the SR178 billion ($47.4 billion) worth of projects can be completed on-time and on-budget, according to the industry experts. Saudi Vision 2030 and the National Transform


Nshama unveils new co-living lifestyle concept in Dubai

Nshama, a private developer of integrated lifestyle communities, said its Town Square Dubai development has introduced a new co-living and co-working concept that befits the social lifestyle aspirations of the new generation. Introducing a never-before approach to urban living in


Kuwait's JTC takes delivery of 700-tonne lift crane

Kuwait's Jassim Transport & Stevedoring Company (JTC) has expanded its fleet with the delivery of a nine-axle, 700-tonne lift capacity Demag AC 700-9 all terrain crane from Terex Cranes.   The crane has a main boom length of 60 m and main boom extension length of 96 m


French companies to put up strong show at Big 5

Leading French companies will be out in force at this year's Big 5, the largest construction event in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region, which opens next month in Dubai, UAE. To enable French companies to seize new opportunities or reinforce their existing presen


$579m infrastructure projects under way in Qatar

Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is implementing more than 20 infrastructure development projects worth QR2.2 billion ($579 million) in the cities of Al Shamal and Al Ruwais in line with its preparation for the World Cup 2022, said a report. The scope of work include


Sharjah grants 362 residential plots to citizens

The Sharjah government has granted 362 residential plots to its citizens through its Permanent Committee on Lands Allocation, according to a report.   These plots are spread across several key areas of the emirate including Sharjah City, Central and Eastern Regi

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