Tuesday 7 July 2015

VA Tech Wabag JV wins Bahrain water project

Indian water treatment specialist VA Tech Wabag along with its joint venture partner Belhasa Projects has won its first EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) contract in Bahrain worth Rs580 crores ($91 million), a report said. Under the contract, the JV will design and


Western Furniture launches summer promotion

Western Furniture, a premier retailer of upscale home furniture in the UAE, has presented its exclusive summer promotion with complete living solutions and styles to suit any home. This season, customers can avail up to 70 per cent discounts on a wide variety of top-of-the-line I


French consultant Arep wins Iran rail contract

French consultant Arep has won the first contract in the $25 billion Iranian rail programme, said a report. The deal worth $8 million has been awarded to Arup for the redevelopment of three main railway stations in Iran, reported the Global Construction Review.


Home fashion brand ‘THE One’ to open store in Bahrain

CBRE Group has signed  a deal with ’THE One,’ a leading home fashion brand in the Middle East, to open its third store in the region for the brand’s new discount line at the Enma Mall in Bahrain. Speak across nearly 1,000 sq m, the new ’THE One Basics


Cayan breaks ground on new Riyadh project

Cayan Group, one of the leading real estate developers in the Middle East, said it has broken ground on CMC, its high-end project in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Previously launched as CM1, CMC is a sophisticated business centre located on King Fahed Road. The project has been undertake


ATS Terminal in Sharjah plant expansion

ATS Terminal, a UAE-based company, said it has doubled its storage capacity following the completion of its Phase Two expansion. Based at Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, the company offers services like storage and transport of liquid chemicals and fuel. ATS Termina


Oman to build 303kW solar power plant

Oman’s Authority for Electricity Regulation (AER) has authorised a first-of-its-kind 303 kW solar power plant in Dhofar Governorate, a report said. The licence has been issued to Bahwan Astonfield Solar Energy Company, added the Oman Observer report.


Euro Motors plans $10m body shop facility

Bahrain-based Euro Motors has announced plans to build a new state-of-the-art body shop facility worth $10 million. The company, which is the official authorised car importer of BMW, MINI, Rolls Royce, Jaguar, Land Rover, Ferrari and Maserati in Bahrain, said it has signed an agr


Higher land lease rates causes concern in Bahrain

A decision to increase rates for leasing land in Bahrain from 200 up to 600 per cent has caused concern among business owners. Rates for industrial land will be doubled to BD1 ($2.6) per square metre, rates for logistics services land will increase fourfold to BD4 and commercial exhibitions lan


Alba gets go-ahead for $3.5bn plant expansion

Construction work on a sixth Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) production line was given the go-ahead yesterday (July 6). Chairing the weekly Cabinet meeting, His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa welcomed the landmark plan, which will boost Bahrain’

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