Belhasa Six Construct, a Dubai-based subsidiary of Belgian construction company Besix, has won a contract from Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC), a Free Trade Zone, Government of Dubai Authority, and master developer of Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), for the first super tall tower in Uptown Dubai district.
Nakheel, a property developer based in Dubai, UAE, has commenced construction on a rooftop infinity swimming pool at The Palm Tower, a 52-storey, luxury hotel and residential complex at the heart of Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.
Aldar Properties, a real estate development, management and investment company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has announced the launch of an AED2bn ($545m) mixed-use development, Alreeman, in Al Shamkha, Abu Dhabi.
Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar, has opened a 1km uni-directional tunnel with one lane at Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange along Al Luqta Street as part of the Dukhan Highway East project to deliver direct free-flow connectivity from Gharrafat Al Rayyan to Doha.
Arabtec Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has won an AED269m ($73m) contract from DAMAC Properties for luxury villas in Dubai’s Akoya community.
Abu Dhabi-based NSCC International has won an early works contract from Ithmaar Development Company (IDC), the development manager for the $1.6bn Dilmunia Project in Bahrain, for the Grand Canal and Marina in Bahrain, UAE.
L&T Construction, a subsidiary of Indian construction company Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won orders worth INR20.84bn ($299m).
ACWA Power, which develops, owns and operates power generation and water desalination plants, has won a contract for the world’s largest independent water desalination plant, Rabigh 3 IWP, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Israeli real estate and holding company Azrieli Group has unveiled plans for ‘The Spiral Tower’, a 91-storey building, which will be the tallest structure in Israel.
Perini Management Services (PMSI), a subsidiary of civil, building and specialty construction company Tutor Perini, has won a design-build contract worth approximately $104m from the US Air Force (USAF) to design and construct facilities in support of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) through a Foreign Military Sales programme.
Red Sea Development, a closed joint-stock company owned by the Public Investment Fund (PIF) of Saudi Arabia, has announced the construction of 22 islands off the coast of the Red Sea, in the Kingdom.
Hyatt Hotels has signed an agreement with wasl Asset Management Group, a real estate development and management company in Dubai, to develop an Andaz-branded hotel at La Mer, a lifestyle district in the coastal area of Jumeirah.
Dubai-based property developer Nakheel and Spain’s RIU Hotels & Resorts are constructing an AED670m ($182m), 800-room beachfront resort and water park at Deira Islands.
UAE-based real estate developer Arada has awarded three construction contracts at its two projects in Sharjah, Aljada and Nasma Residences, which together will involve the construction of 800 new homes.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for 77km of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 as part of a five-year plan to construct internal roads in several residential areas of Dubai.
BIC Contracting (BICC), through its subsidiary, has won a contract to refurbish and redevelop the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel in Abu Dhabi.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
UAE-based property developer Aldar Properties has awarded an AED335m ($91m) contract to Al Rakha Contracting and General Transport for the infrastructure buildings and early works package for the first neighbourhood in Phase Two of its AED10bn ($2.72bn) project Alghadeer, located near the border of Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to construct three footbridges in various parts of Dubai, including one that will have four escalators linking the four sides of an important junction at the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street.