Wednesday 18 September 2019

GCC steel companies 'must shift focus to manufacturing'

The GCC steel producers must shift their focus to the manufacturing sector as that sector will  continue to grow in the coming years, said Engineer Saeed Ghumran Al Remeithi, the CEO of Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE. "This means that the cur


DP World starts infrastructure work at maritime city

DP World Group, the leading enabler of global trade and an integral part of the supply chain, has announced the start of Phase One of the infrastructure development work within the Dubai Maritime City (DMC) at an investment of Dh109 million ($29.6 million). A leading maritime clu


Expo Dubai 2020 achieves key construction milestone

The Expo Dubai 2020 authorities have achieved a major construction milestone on its way to the mega global event with the final piece of Al Wasl dome being lifted into place after an intricate and complex building operation following months of planning. The dome’s huge stee


DMC kicks off $29m Phase One development

Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a leading maritime cluster in the region, said that it has started construction of its infrastructure for the Dh109-million ($29.6 million) commercial Phase One development. The purpose of this project is to enhance the infrastructure of DMC to support


Modon completes key supermarket project in Abu Dhabi

UAE-based Modon Properties (Modon) said it has completed a supermarket project located in North Riyadh City (formerly known as South Shamkha). Modon is a development company mandated by the Abu Dhabi government to build vibrant and sustainable communities and develop strategic mi


MEA smart cities market spend to hit $2.7bn by 2022

The smart cities sector in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region is poised for solid growth over the next few years with the market set to double from $1.3 billion last year to $2.7 billion by 2022, according to a report by KPMG released at the recent sixth Annual Arab Future Cities Summit.


Royal Blinds displays sun shading solutions at Index Dubai

Royal Blinds, a leading manufacturer of sun shading solutions in the GCC, is showcasing its latest innovations at the ongoing Index 2019 in Dubai, a major gathering for the interior design community in the Mena region. Being held from September 17 to 19 at the Dubai World Trade C


Saudi developer Umm Al Qura names new CEO

Umm Al Qura for Development and Construction, a major Saudi group involved in the development projects in and around Makkah, has announced the appointment of Yasser Abuateek as its new chief executive officer. An industry veteran, Abuateek has more than 20 years of expertise in t


UAE portal dubizzle launches new projects section

UAE-based property platform dubizzle Property has announced the launch of its ‘New Projects’ section. With over 350 projects currently listed on the section, New Projects is home to the largest selection of off-plan units available on any property portal in the UAE, s


Saudi fire safety equipment market to grow by 5.6pc

The fire safety equipment and systems market in Saudi Arabia will witness a remarkable growth of 5.6 per cent during the next five years, according to an industrial report discussed during the Saudi International Oil Fire Safety Conference (OFSAC) 2019. The three-day event kicked

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