Thursday 21 March 2019

Saudi Arabia announces $23bn wellbeing projects for capital

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz on March 19 launched four wellbeing projects worth $23 billion in the capital Riyadh mainly aimed at improving the lives of its citizens besides transforming the city into an attractive destination and making it one of the world’s most livable cities.


Dubai Holding starts Souk Madinat Jumeirah revamp work

Dubai Holding, a UAE investment conglomerate, said it has started renovation works at its Souk Madinat Jumeirah, an Arabian-inspired shopping and leisure destination in the heart of the Madinat Jumeirah Resort in the emirate. Set to be completed over the next three months, the en


Azizi unveils short-term home rental concept in Dubai

Azizi Developments, one of the leading private developers in the UAE, has launched the sale of Bayt by Azizi in Dubai Sports City, a new short-term rental home concept through which investors can gain higher returns by having their owned apartments managed and serviced for them.


Thyssenkrupp wins Egypt fertiliser complex EPC deal

German industrial conglomerate Thyssenkrupp said its plant engineering business has won a major order from the Egyptian group NCIC (El Nasr Company for Intermediate Chemicals) for its new fertiliser complex coming up near the capital Cairo. The project is being implemented by thy


Hospitality group sbe says Dubai project 60pc completed

Leading international hospitality group sbe said more than 60 per cent of the work on SLS Dubai Hotel & Residences, its first property in the Middle East region under SLS brand, has been completed and is on track for launch by the third quarter of 2020. Located in the Downtow


Bee’ah opens new wastewater treatment plant in Sharjah

Bee’ah, an environmental management company, has announced the launch of its innovative industrial wastewater treatment plant, (IWWTP) in the northern emirate of Sharjah. The new plant at the company’s waste management centre in Al Saj’ah, signifies a new milest


Efficiency, sustainability, key to building construction, says expert

Developers and construction experts should design, engineer and construct a building with not only sales in their minds, but also consider the environment, efficiency, manageability, user comfort and wellbeing, said Abdulmajid Karanouh, the head of Interdisciplinary Design and Innovation, at Dr


Mideast's top landscaping summit opens in Dubai

Leading global landscaping companies are showcasing their latest products and solutions at the seventh edition of the Annual Middle East Smart Landscape Summit 2019 which kicked off in Dubai on March 18.   These include major ones such as Cape Reed International, Dynamo Playg


Dubai opens Phase One of Al Shindagha Museum

Dubai Culture & Arts Authority (Dubai Culture), the emirate’s dedicated entity for culture, arts, heritage, and literature, said it has thrown open the doors of Al Shindagha Museum to visitors. Phase One of the project also includes the ‘Dubai Creek: Birth of a City’ pavil


Veolia wins contract renewal for BP Oman water plant

Veolia, a leading designer and provider of water, waste and energy management solutions, said it has received a five-year contract renewal from oil giant BP for a reverse osmosis (RO) raw water treatment plant at the Khazzan tight gas field in Oman. A global leader in optimised r

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