ARADA, a Sharjah-based property developer, has selected the UK-based Zaha Hadid Architects to design the Central Hub, the centrepiece of its AED24bn ($6.53bn) Aljada mixed-use project in Sharjah, UAE.
UAE-based construction firm Arabtec Holding has won a contract worth AED424m ($115m) from DAMAC Properties to construct 916 villas in AKOYA Oxygen Master Development in Dubai, UAE.
UAE-based developer Nakheel has announced that construction of Nakheel Mall, the AED1.2bn ($326.7m) retail and entertainment destination on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah, is now 85% complete, with fit out also in progress at the mall’s outlets.
A joint venture comprising ACCIONA Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX) has won an AED871m ($237.13m) contract for the construction of 40 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Jebel Ali, Dubai.
China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) has secured an AED600m ($163.35m) contract from DAMAC Properties for the construction of one of the towers at AYKON City, DAMAC’s premiere luxury master development, on Sheikh Zayed Road overlooking Dubai Canal in the UAE.
Italian construction services firm Salini Impregilo has secured an order worth about $1.3bn to construct villas and associated infrastructure for the Saudi Arabia National Guard.Under the contract, Salini Impregilo will be responsible for housing and urban planning on a large scale with the construction of 6,000 villas in an area of seven million m2 to the east of Riyadh
Tecnicas Reunidas (TR) has signed a contract with Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries Company (DRPIC) for the execution of the process units for the new refinery of Duqm in Oman.
Intermass Engineering & Contracting and Klampfer Middle East have been awarded main contracts for the construction of 184 villas and townhouses of Phase 2 of ARADA’s first project, Nasma Residences, in Sharjah, UAE.
A joint venture between Samsung Engineering (Korea) and CB&I (Netherlands) has secured a contract to build $3.1bn crude flexibility project (CFP) on behalf of ADNOC Refining in the UAE.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an AED1.1bn ($299.47m) contract to a consortium comprising Siemens and ELSEWEDY Power for the construction of the 4th phase of H-Station in Dubai, UAE.
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
A new, modern campus of Rochester Institute of Technology – Dubai (RIT Dubai) will be built at Dubai Silicon Oasis.
A consortium of Besix Group and Hitachi Zosen Inova of Switzerland has secured a build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract from the Municipality of Dubai (UAE) to design and execute a €700m waste-to-energy project.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded two contracts of Phase I and 2 of Expo Roads Improvement Project.
Jacobs Engineering Group has secured an infrastructure design contract from the UAE-based Arada Developments for Aljada, a mixed-use project in Sharjah, UAE.
UK-based Laing O’Rourke has won two construction contracts worth AED670m ($182.4m) from Expo 2020 Dubai to build two pavilions and an access road.
The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank Group member, has arranged $188m funding for the solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Jordan.
China-based Chint Group has won an EPC contract from Saudi Arabia-based ACWA Power for establishing three solar photovoltaic power plants at Benban in Egypt within the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) programme.
Dubai-based contractor HLG has been selected by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) to build the concrete raft foundation for one of Uptown Dubai’s two super-tall towers.
Dar Al Arkan Real Estate Development Company, a real estate developer in the Middle East, has begun the construction for I Love Florence Tower project in Dubai.