Thursday 19 January 2017

Dubai real estate transactions top $70bn in 2016

The total amount of real estate transactions recorded in Dubai, UAE, last year exceeded Dh259 billion ($70.5 billion), according to the annual report released by Dubai Land Department (DLD). The emirate recorded a total of 60,595 real estate transactions in 2016, the report said.


Saudi eyes renewable energy to boost power production

Saudi Arabia is already getting ahead of its energy needs with plans to integrate renewable energy into desalination projects and boost efficiencies in other energy-intensive industries, said a top industry expert. "The kingdom is moving into renewable energy to inject great


Masdar eyes sustainable mobility solutions for Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar is inviting selected industry specialists to develop the next phase of the driverless vehicle transit network serving its flagship sustainable urban development Masdar City. The competition, which runs till January 21, is seeking


Empower to showcase key solutions at WFES

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) will be showcasing its key solutions at the upcoming World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The summit will be held as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, under the theme of 'Practical Steps Towards a Susta


Balfour Beatty Vinci names head for HS2 rail project

Balfour Beatty Vinci, a joint venture between UK-based infrastructure leader Balfour Beatty and French construction giant Vinci, has appointed Mark Cutler as the new managing director for its iconic rail infrastructure project, High Speed 2 (HS2). A chartered civil engineer, Cutl


Amlak awards Bahrain residential tower contract

Amlak, the real estate investment arm and a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Social Insurance Organization (SIO), has awarded a key construction contract to Yousif Al Zayani Trading & Contracting Company for its upcoming residential project ‘The Sixty Six’. Aimed fo


Solar One to showcase 'Made in Bahrain' PV panels

Solar One, a specialist in the manufacture of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, will introduce its 'Made in Bahrain' products at the Gulf Industry Fair 2017, the Northern Gulf’s leading annual industrial expo to be held next month. Gulf Industry Fair 2017 is being org


Pacific, Africa projects get $44m Abu Dhabi funding

Four renewable energy projects in developing countries in the Pacific and Africa - Marshall Islands, Niger, Seychelles and Solomon Islands - have been identified by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) for $44.5 million in funding.


Imdaad to build Stem lab in Dubai school

Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated facilities, waste, and energy management solutions in the GCC, has forged a strategic partnership with Al nokhba Model School in Dubai to convert a huge hall at the school’s campus into a hitech science, technology, engineering and mathematics (Ste


SNC-Lavalin wins Saudi Aramco contract extension

SNC-Lavalin, a leading engineering and construction group in the world, said its engineering consultancy venture in partnership with Dr Zuhair Fayez, has been awarded a five-year extension by state oil giant Saudi Aramco to its existing general engineering services plus (GES+) contract with thr

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