Sunday 1 May 2016

Allegion signs up for smart skyscrapers conference

Allegion, a leader in security products and solutions for homes and businesses, has signed up as a gold sponsor for the Smart Skyscrapers Summit to be held from May 16 to 17 in Dubai, UAE. The event is being held under the patronage of Dubai Municipality and is supported by Dubai


RTA awards Dubai bridge project contract

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said it has awarded a Dh105-million ($28.5 million) contract for the construction of a bridge that will link the north and south of Jebel Ali Free Zones. The project, located near the 10th Interchange of the Sheikh Zayed Road, is be


12 killed in Nairobi building crash, rescue work on

Rescue workers raced on Saturday to save more residents from the rubble of a six-storey building in Nairobi after it collapsed overnight following heavy rain. At least 12 people were confirmed dead. President Uhuru Kenyatta visited the site of Friday night's disaster and orde


Oman plans to build $400m oil storage terminal

Oman plans to build a major oil storage terminal on its southeastern coast, spending between $300 million and $400 million in the first phase, Minister of Oil and Gas Mohammad bin Hamad al-Rumhy said on Saturday. It will be built by a subsidiary of state-owned Oman Oil Company (O


Dubai Investments unit seals Riyadh Metro contract

Dubai Investments (DI), a leading, diversified investments conglomerate listed on the Dubai Financial Market, said one of its subsidiaries, Emirates Building Systems has been awarded a contract to provide steel structures for the second phase of the Riyadh Metro Project. The metr


UAE picks Calatrava’s falcon design for Expo 2020

Leading architect Santiago Calatrava’s falcon-inspired design has been selected by the UAE government for its official pavilion at the Dubai World Expo 2020. Calatrava’s proposal was formally selected by National Media Council following a seven-month design competitio


Al Nakheel plans new UAE paper production unit

The Higher Corporation for Specialised Economic Zones (ZonesCorp) said it has signed a Dh335 million ($91 million) deal with Al Nakheel Hygienic Paper Manufacturing Company for the construction of a new production facility in Abu Dhabi. As per the agreement, the Jordanian firm bu


Big launches, record turn-out at Cityscape Abu Dhabi

The Cityscape Abu Dhabi finished on a high after a successful three days in the UAE capital which saw numerous property development launches, hundreds of units sold and more than 15,000 visitors attending the event. A major property showcase event in the UAE, Cityscape Abu Dhabi


Siemens wins big Qatar power plant deal

Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, said it has been awarded a long-term service contract for a major power plant located 15km south of Doha, Qatar. The deal for Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant is the second major power generation services order from Qatar in past six


Haulotte plays key role in Abu Dhabi MTC project

Haulotte Group, a major French aerial work platform manufacturer, is playing a key role in the expansion of Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) with the deployment of its work platforms at the construction site. The Haulotte aerial work platforms have occupied the new const

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