Oman-based engineering and construction firm Galfar Engineering has secured a construction contract for an oil and gas processing facility worth OMR115m ($298.7m) from Petroleum Development Oman (PDO).The scope of the contract will include the construction of a new central processing facility at PDO’s Yibal Khuff project, located south-west of Oman’s capital Muscat. The company will also be responsible for civil, mechanical, electrical as well as instrumentation works. The contract will have a duration of more than 51 months."We expect reasonable income from this project," Galfar said in a bourse statement.
Dubai's Road and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract worth AED611m ($166m) for the Sheikh Rashid Road-Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Road Interchange Project in Dubai, UAE.
Arabtec Construction, a subsidiary of UAE-based construction group Arabtec Holding, has won a contract to build an AED1.1bn ($300m) residential project in central Dubai, UAE.The project will involve the construction of two 50-storey towers featuring residential apartments. It will have a built-up area of over 227,000 sq m. Construction on the residential apartments is due to commence immediately, with completion expected within two-and-a-half years.Arabtec has not yet disclosed the name of the project’s client.Arabtec Holding acting CEO Saeed Mohamed Al Mehairbi said: "We are delighted to have been chosen to execute this important project adding further to the strong momentum in which we have begun 2016."
The company’s team includes experts in design, engineering, project management, management consultancy, planning, economy, business strategy, infrastructure finance advice, public private partnerships, cost consultancy, low carbon and environmentalism, technology, safety, health and education, and development policy.
A Sacyr-led consortium has secured a contract worth over $1.2bn from Oman Power and Water Procurement Company to construct a desalination plant in Oman.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, vice president and prime minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai, has revealed plans for the AED30bn ($8.1bn) Dubai Wholesale City project.
Construction work is set to commence on a new $250m office building for HSBC in Downtown Dubai, UAE.
Engineering and construction group SNC-Lavalin has won an $800m oil and gas contract in the Middle East.
ScottishPower has completed a feasibility study to evaluate the possibility of expansion of the 440MW Cruachan Pumped Storage hydro plant near Oban, Scotland.
Japanese engineering services firm JGC has secured a contract worth JPY40bn ($329.9m) to construct a gas processing plant in Bahrain.
Dubai has announced plans to build the biggest library in the Arab world, which will entail an investment of AED1bn ($272.2m).
Ssangyong Engineering & Construction’s Dubai unit and China State Construction Engineering (Middle East) have secured a contract worth AED1.4bn ($381.1m) from Nakheel to build The Palm Gateway at Dubai’s master development Palm Jumeirah.
Indian construction firm Punj Lloyd has secured $304m worth of oil and gas EPC contracts in Oman from Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) and Oman Gas Company (OGC).
Dubai developer Nakheel has signed a joint venture agreement with RIU Hotels & Resorts to develop a $170m hotel at Nakheel's Deira Islands master development.
Tekfen Construction has secured a contract to provide engineering, procurement and construction services for the Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline Project (TANAP).
Construction work has started on the $1.1bn expansion of Bahrain International Airport, which is expected to boost the airport’s annual passenger handling capacity to 14 million.
The construction unit of Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has bagged contracts worth $204m across various business verticals.
DAMAC Properties has unveiled plans for the new AED7.4bn ($2bn) six-tower luxury project in Dubai, UAE.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has provided funding for the development of a €318m hospital in Konya, in the central Anatolian region of Turkey.
When workers broke through the Eurasia Tunnel in August 2015, it marked not only the first time Europe and Asia were connected by a road tunnel, but also represented the crowning achievement for one of the world’s most challenging tunnelling projects.