Sunday 24 June 2018

Potain cranes deployed at UAE residential project site

The Manitowoc Company, a global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions, said two of its Potain tower cranes have been deployed by leading contractor Six Construct for the development of a 102,000-sq-m residential complex in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Masdar Institute Neighborhood pro


Dubai's villa rents witness biggest decline

The villa rents in Dubai have witnessed the biggest decline in asking prices of all property types, compared to apartments or villas in other emirates. However, the declines appear to be slowing, said a report. For renters, The Villa, a community of Spanish-style homes southeast


Côte d’Ivoire ropes in Egyptian developer as key partner

In a major move, leading Egyptian real estate developer Tamer El Khouly has been signed up by the west African nation of Côte d'Ivoire as its strategic partner to help boost investment opportunities in real estate and infrastructure fields across the country. The Minist


Dubai Properties flagship project 'top attraction at China expo'

Dubai Properties, a member of Dubai Holding, said its upscale projects have received an overwhelming response from the investors and potential buyers in China during its participation at Luxury Property Showcase (LPS) Beijing 2018. The leading luxury property show which concluded


Bahrain starts handover of new housing units

Bahrain's housing ministry has started distributing the keys of the residential units built in the Phase One of the Salman Town project to beneficiaries, said a report. The move follows the order of HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Comm


UAE aluminium giant set to begin commissioning of refinery

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), a leading industrial company in the UAE, has received its first shipment of bauxite ore in preparation for the commissioning of its under-construction Al Taweelah alumina refinery. The 61,450-tonne shipment of bauxite from Compagnie des Bauxites d


Bentley acquires 4D construction modelling company

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, has announced the acquisition of UK-based Synchro Software, a leader (and the market creator) in 4D construction modelling software, for scheduling and project management.


Work in full swing at $1.2bn Abu Dhabi shopping mall

Work is in full swing at Abu Dhabi’s $1.2 billion Reem Mall, the emirate's leading retail, dining and leisure destination, with the substructure nearly finished and several sections of floor already completed, said a top official. Unveiling the construction progres


Cypriot group J&P hit by workers' strike in Saudi Arabia

Cypriot engineering group Joannou & Paraskevaides (J&P) is facing a serious crisis with workers striking work at the company's construction sites in Saudi Arabia over pending salaries since February, said a report, citing sources. The company operates some 15 construc


Abu Dhabi completes $28m infrastructure projects

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality said it has completed Dh102.8 million ($28 million) worth of infrastructure projects including the Nahda Al Askariyah, Baniyas and Al Shawamekh internal roads development work. The projects saw the construction of 8.1 km of internal roads, 10.165 k

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