Monday 27 June 2016

Siemens' systems run world's first 3D-printed office

Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, played a major role in the development of the world’s first 3D-printed office building, which was recently inaugurated in Dubai, UAE. The 250-sq-m ‘Office of the Future’ has used smart technology from Siemens to integrate


Siemon showcases smart building revolution

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has launched a new video that showcases the revolution going on within the walls and ceilings of modern buildings. This short video brings to life the concept of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the myriad of devices now


Wison Engineering starts work on first EPC project in UAE

Wison Engineering, one of the leading chemical engineering, procurement and construction management service and technology providers in China, has kicked off its first EPC (engineering, procurement and contruction) project on site in the UAE, taking an important step forward in the strategic Mi


Sumer wins Jumeirah Golf Estates homes contract

Dubai developer Jumeirah Golf Estates (JGE) has awarded a contract to Sumer Contracting Company for the construction of 728 mid-market homes at its DP World Tour Championship golf course development. The developer, which has been owned by the Dubai government since the global fin


Mulk enters world's top 100 greatest brands' list

UAE-based Mulk Holdings, the brand holder of Alubond USA, the world’s largest producer of aluminium composite panels, said it has won the title of “The World’s Greatest Brands and Leaders 2015-16 IUA (India, UAE and Africa)" under the review of Price Waterhouse Coopers.


Ajman Sewerage starts key network expansion work

UAE-based Ajman Sewerage, a government venture in partnership with leading international water treatment experts Besix and Veolia, has started work on two major expansion projects at an investment of Dh75 million ($20.4 million). The work involves the construction of a major 10-k


Dubai plans $544m waste-to-energy plant

Dubai Municipality plans to set up the largest plant in the Middle East to convert solid waste into energy at a cost of Dh2 billion ($544 million), a report said. The move falls in line with the national agenda to reduce the landfill by 75 percent by 2021, in addition to protecti


Egyptian builder eyes $2bn Kuwait projects

Societe Egyptienne D’entreprises (Moukhtar Ibrahim), one of the leading construction firms in Egypt, is actively looking at major infrastructure and industrial projects in Kuwait and hopes to win a share of the lucrative $2 billion contracts, said a report. Mokhtar I


New plots allocated for foreigners to buy in DWC

The UAE emirate of Dubai has made available new plots of land in Dubai World Central for foreigners to purchase under a decision by HH Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The Resolution No (8) of 2016, adds new land plo


Nass Contracting renews ISO certifications

Bahrain-based Nass Contracting Company said it has successfully passed its recertification audit for ISO 9001:2008 (quality management system), ISO 14001:2004 (environmental management system) and OHSAS 18001:2007 (occupational health and Safety management system). The certificat

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