Tuesday 25 July 2017

Abu Dhabi cracks down on illegal accommodation

The Abu Dhabi City Municipality (ADM) has carried out a wide-scale campaign on illegal accommodations and congested occupancy in the Baniyas neighbourhood of the UAE capital. The crackdown resulted in the ADM serving notices to 30 violators in Baniyas East 9 area and 10 others in


Dubai’s Parallel Roads project set for Q4 opening

Phase One of Dubai’s Parallel Roads Improvement Project (Godolphin District) is 85 per cent complete and  all construction works under this phase would be finished in the final quarter of 2017, said a top official. Mattar Al Tayer, director-general and chairman of Road


Sharjah-Fujairah highway on track for 2018 opening

Around 55 per cent of the work on the Mleiha Road Development in Sharjah, UAE, has already been completed and the 42-km-long project is on track for opening next year, said a report. The project, which will extend from the Al Badi intersection to Sheikh Khalifa Road in Fujairah,


Cimic wins $400m Australia airport contract

Cimic Group, a leading international contractor, said one of its companies CPB Contractors has been awarded a $400-million airfield works contract by Brisbane Airport Corporation to construct the New Parallel Runway in a 50:50 joint venture with BMD Constructions. The airfield wo


UAE fund to build power plant in Guinea

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), a leading national entity in development aid, is set to construct the National Dispatch Centre in the west African nation of Guinea at an estimated cost of  Dh66 million ($18 million). The centre will bolster energy control efforts, hel


Dubai's major water pipeline project on track

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has confirmed that it has made significant progress on the supply, extension and commissioning of 25 km of major water transmission pipelines across various parts of the emirate. This is in line with Dewa's strategy to enable the c


Sharjah airport to build new private jet terminal

Sharjah Airport Authority has signed two agreements with Gama Support Services, including building and operation of a new private jet terminal at Sharjah International Airport, with an investment of over Dh110 million ($30 million). The second agreement grants Gama the right to p


UAE developer Deyaar's H1 revenue up 135pc

UAE-based property developer Deyaar has reported a 135 per cent year-on-year increase in revenues for the six months ending June which soared to Dh316.4 million ($86.1 million) from last year's 134.9 million. Announcing its financial results for the first half, Deyaar said th


Heat stress 'a major worry for Mena workers'

With the infrastructure spend in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region set to top $280 billion by 2018, heat stress remains a major concern for the UAE region, said an industry expert citing BMI Research. In order to keep staff healthy and output high, industry leaders m


Artar releases new residential units in Dubai

Saudi-based Artar Real Estate Development has released its signature collection of nine elite four-bedroom apartments at the 36-storey Mada Residences tower in Downtown Dubai. Located within a minute’s walk of The Dubai Mall, the world’s biggest shopping destination,

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