Friday 25 May 2018

Saudi Binladin Group 'faces major revamp'

Saudi Arabia's construction major Saudi Binladin Group (SBG) will be slimmed down and renamed, a Reuters report said quoting six sources familiar with the matter.   This follows the government seizing management control of the construction giant from family


Caterpillar unit boosts Mideast maritime services

MaK Middle East, a Caterpillar company established in 2017, recently announced its offering of a comprehensive range of turbocharger maintenance, overhaul, repair, upgrading and modification service options from its well-equipped workshop at Dubai Maritime City. These services ar


Al Salem Johnson Controls holds training workshop

Al Salem Johnson Controls (York), a leading provider of integrated heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) solutions and equipment, recently organised a training workshop for engineers and HVAC technicians enrolled in the Human Resource Development Fund’s Training Support Program


Servcorp opens flagship co-working space in Dubai

Servcorp, a global provider of serviced offices and business packages, has announced the launch of its flagship co-working space, located on Floor 41 of the prestigious Emirates Towers, Dubai. This all-new facility meets the growing trend towards innovative working styles in the


USCO 'working to resume operations at fire-hit plant'

Bahrain-based United Stainless Steel Company (USCO), a leading stainless steel mill, said that it is working closely with authorities to investigate a fire incident at its plant, managed by ChromiumSteel, and is taking all steps to resume operations quickly. Providing an update o


Dubai Municipality hosts maintenance contractors' meet

Dubai Municipality recently organised a meeting of its general maintenance contractors and suppliers as part of its strategic plan to communicate with suppliers and enhance relations with them. The meeting was hosted by the contracts and purchasing department at Dubai Municipalit


Bahrain invites bids for 682-unit housing project

Bahrain's government has invited bids from qualified consultants and contractors for providing contract management and site supervision consultancy services and construction and maintenance of 682 residential apartment units on islands 10 and 11 at Madinat Salman (formerly Northern Town)&nb


Samana unveils special rent-free offer for start-ups

Dubai-based Samana Group of Companies has launched a first-of-its-kind Ramadan offer which allows ready businesses, start-ups and distressed companies at its Star Business Centres to commence operations immediately and pay rents and related costs in 2019, when their financial position is better


Saudi Arabia launches new mosque construction code

Saudi Arabia has implemented a new mosque construction code as part of its efforts to streamline the building of mosques in the kingdom, according to a report. This code will be vital for the design, lifespan and operating costs of monuments, reported Arab News, citing P


Majid Al Futtaim ropes in Crystal for Dubai lagoon project

Majid Al Futtaim, a leading shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer across the Middle East, Africa, and Asia, has signed an agreement with Chile-based company Crystal Lagoons to develop the fully swimmable 70,000-sq-m Lagoon Al Ghaf at its new flagship mixed-use community in Duba

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