Tuesday 30 August 2016

Mercury Mena achieves safety milestone

Mercury Mena has achieved a safety record of more than 500,000 hours in 260 working days without an injury causing lost time while working as the general contractor for the construction of the first phase of the Mondelēz Bahrain Biscuits Factory project. The project is coming up


SMEs to get $1.5bn of Expo 2020 Dubai spend

Expo 2020 Dubai has announced that 20 per cent of the expo’s total direct and indirect spend, representing more than Dh5 billion ($1.36 billion) in contracts, will be allocated to small and medium enterprises (SMEs), both local and international. The announcement is the lat


Aldar awards contract for Shams Meera project

Aldar Properties, Abu Dhabi’s leading property development, investment and management company, has awarded the main contract package, worth Dh258 million ($70.22 million), to Fibrex for its mid-market Shams Meera residential development in Shams Abu Dhabi on Reem Island. Th


Al Marjan Island joins Cityscape Global as platinum sponsor

Al Marjan Island (AMI), a leading waterfront project in the UAE, has announced that it will be the platinum sponsor of Cityscape Global to be held in Dubai, UAE, next month. The event, from September 6 to 8, will be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre


Galfar wins $157m Duqm fisheries port contract

Oman's Galfar Engineering and Construction has been awarded a contract for the construction of a fisheries port and related marine and road works in Duqm by the Special Economic Zone Authority, Duqm (Sezad). The contract is worth RO60.69 million ($157 million), said a company


Murray & Roberts to quit construction business

South Africa-based Murray & Roberts has decided to dispose of its Infrastructure and Building businesses and Genrec, a steel-making and engineering services group. Negotiations with prospective buyers for these businesses are at an advanced stage, it said. Howe


Egypt’s Hyde Park to offer nine tenders

Hyde Park New Cairo, a mixed-use complex, will offer five tenders to speed up the construction of its project as units are expected to be delivered within a few months, a report said. The company said that it will float another four tenders this month to reach nine new contracts,


Mondelez biscuit factory on track in Bahrain

A new $90-million biscuit factory being built by food and beverage giant Mondelez at the Bahrain International Investment Park is on track for completion by the first quarter of next year, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visi


Manazil named exclusive sales rep for Adagio Aparthotels

Dubai-based real estate developer Manazil Global Property Development has signed a partnership with Tamleek Real Estate to be its exclusive sales representative in the UAE for the Adagio Hotel Apartments in Dubai's Jumeirah Village Triangle. Abdul Mohsen Al Hammadi, CEO Manaz


Habtoor Leighton Group CEO released

The CEO and managing director of  Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG), José Antonio López-Monís, who was detained by Dubai police on August 17, has been released from custody, a Cimic statement said. HLG is Australia-based Cimic's Dubai-based joint venture.

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