Wednesday 29 June 2016

Oman gypsum exports to top 10m tonnes in 2018

Oman’s gypsum exports are projected to surpass 10 million tonnes per annum in 2018, up from 5.85 million tonnes at the end of 2015, a major increase which will position the sultanate as a global supplier, said a report. The country’s growing reputation as an exporter


Wison Engineering wins Saudi petchem project

Wison Engineering, a leading chemical engineering, procurement and construction management service and technology provider in China, said it has won an EPC ((engineering, procurement and construction) contract for an ethylene oxide and ethylene glycol project in Saudi Arabia. As


RTA to open new Abu Dhabi-bound bridge

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will open this Friday the Abu Dhabi-bound southern bridge on the Sheikh Zayed Road as part of the initial phase of the Dubai Water Canal Project. The bridge comprises eight lanes (six of them will be opened in the initial phase, whi


Trojan seals $272m Emaar townhouses contract

UAE-based Trojan General Contracting (TGC), said it has been awarded a Dh1-billion ($272 million) contract by leading developer Emaar Properties for the construction of its Mira Oasis townhouses in the second phase of the Reem, a masterplanned neighbourhood in Dubai. The second p


JLL named top attractor company by LinkedIn

More than 433 million members of LinkedIn have voted and selected JLL as one of the top companies in the world at attracting and keeping top talent, said the top real estate firm in its statement. The Top Attractors list is the first ranking of its kind based entirely on user act


Oman's Aqar group to develop $1bn mixed-use project

Omani property investment firm Al Khonji Real Estate & Development (Aqar) has inked deals for the lease of land in Duqm Special Economic Zone for the construction of a mixed-use development at an investment of RO390 million ($1.09 billion), said a report. The project, which w


Hilton, Secon to build new 4-star hotel in Egypt

Hospitality chain Hilton Worldwide has signed a contract with Saudi-Egyptian Construction Company (Secon) for a hotel in New Damietta, Egypt, said a report. The four-star hotel will be part of Secon’s tourism residential project which holds investments of EGP120 million ($1


Bahrain Duty Free plans $15.8m expansion

Bahrain Duty Free Shop Complex plans to make an investment of BD6 million ($15.8 million) for a nearly three-fold expansion of its footprint at Bahrain International Airport (BIA), reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication. To read further, please visit


Behbehani starts work on Bahrain storage facility

Behbehani Brothers, a leader in the automotive business, said it has started construction of its new multi-storey car storage facility and logistics unit in Bahrain. The project, a part of its strategic expansion programme, will help facilitate the expansion of the group’s


Dewa to name winning bidder for desert solar complex

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) will announce on Monday the winning bidder in a contest to build an 800-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in the emirate, the government-owned utility said. Along with Dewa chief executive Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Masdar chairman Sultan

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