Friday 30 September 2016

China to build high-speed rail station at Great Wall

China will build the world's deepest and largest high-speed railway station at a popular section of the country's Great Wall, as part of its preparations for the 2022 Winter Olympics, state media reported on Thursday. The station will be at Badaling, the most visited sect


Empower to complete Meraas project in record time

UAE-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) said it plans to complete the district cooling infrastructure network at Bluewaters Island, a Dh6-billion ($1.63 billion) mixed-use project being developed by Meraas Holding in Dubai, within record time. Bluewaters


Hamptons named sales agent for Jumeirah project

Hamptons International, the region’s leading real estate company, has been appointed as the exclusive sales and marketing agent of The Address Residences Jumeirah Resort + Spa, an iconic new development defined by its breathtaking design and supreme location at the end of the Jumeirah Bea


Dewa awards contract for world's first 3D-printed lab

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded UAE-based Convrgnt Value Engineering (LLC) the contract to design and construct the first building in the UAE that is fully printed onsite and the first 3D-printed laboratory building in the world. The laboratory will be bu


UAE hotels have strong potential for energy ,water use savings - report

UAE hotels have unequal energy and water performance with high potential for significant savings using viable and affordable existing technologies, a new report has revealed. The 'Energy and Water Benchmarking for UAE Hotels' report by Emirates Green Building Council (Emi


Bahrain in move to regulate engineering services

Bahrain's Civil Service Bureau has made it mandatory for employees in engineering positions working in governmental directorates across the kingdom to obtain the necessary professional licences. The move comes as part of the government's plan to regulate professional engi


Diyar Al Muharraq seals $366m project finance deal

Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the leading urban developers in Bahrain, has signed a Murabaha contract worth $366 million with a group of local banks in order to provide financial liquidity to develop the ‘Deerat Al Oyoun’ project. The agreement was signed by the developer


UAE developer unveils new identity for Yas Island

Abu Dhabi-based developer Miral has unveiled the new identity for the Yas Island destination. Designed to reflect the destination's ethos, the new brand identity is a vibrant representation of an Emirati-bred, world-class destination that is home to a multitude of leisure, cu


Studio Bruno Guelaff wins top interior design award

Studio Bruno Guelaff, a UAE-based boutique design studio, has won the ‘Outstanding use of American Hardwood in the Middle East’ award for its Unique Properties’ offices project at the Commercial Interior Design (CID) Awards 2016 ceremony held in Dubai. The award


China's Cosco wins Abu Dhabi container terminal deal

China's Cosco Shipping Ports will invest $400 million in building a container terminal in Abu Dhabi as the emirate aims to expand trade with the world's second largest economy, a senior company official said on Wednesday. The bulk of China's trade with the United Arab

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