Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 50-year Musataha agreement with Emirates Aluminium Rolling (Emiroll) to build a manufacturing plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi.
Developer Meraas Holding is set to construct a multi-purpose arena in Dubai.
Danish engineering firm FLSmidth has won an order worth over $200M from Iraq Cement to construct a cement plant in the Al Muthana region in Iraq.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced construction work on its new headquarters (HQ) in the Cultural Village in Al Jadaf, Dubai.
China State Construction Engineering (Middle East) has secured an AED554M ($151M) contract from Damac Properties for the construction of the Paramount Residences at the Paramount Tower Hotel and Residences in Dubai.
AlMoayyed Contracting has been selected as the main contractor by GFH Real Estate (GFHRE) for its Harbour Row project in Bahrain.
Lulu Group International has announced a AED2bn ($544.5M) plan to develop three malls in Umm Al Quwain, Sharjah and Dubai.
Laing O’Rourke has been chosen as the preferred bidder to construct two hotels and a new shopping mall in Dubai.
Cityland Group has unveiled plans for an AED1.1bn ($299.4M) nature-inspired mall in Dubai.
Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) has secured an AED500M ($136.1M) contract for the Gate Avenue project at Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) in Dubai.
Developer Miral has announced a new $100M leisure project in Yas Island, Abu Dhabi.
UAE-based Azizi Developments is set to build an AED430M ($117M) mixed-use development in the district of Al Furjan, Dubai.
Emaar Properties has broken ground on what is set to be the world’s tallest building, The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour.
The Kuwait Projects Company and its partners have unveiled details of the Hessah Al Mubarak real estate development in Kuwait.
Interserve’s construction joint venture Khansaheb has secured an £81M contract from Majid Al Futtaim (MAF) to expand and upgrade the City Centre Ajman mall in the UAE.
Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) will invest $1bn in expanding its ENOC Processing Company (EPCL) Jebel Ali facility in Dubai.
BMT Group’s subsidiary BMT Fluid Mechanics has been awarded a contract by Aurecon to serve as the wind engineering consultant for The Tower project at Dubai Creek Harbour.
Tilal Properties is set to build a major commercial and retail destination in Sharjah, UAE.
Dubai-based developer Nakheel has unveiled luxury residences in Dubai.Ibn Battuta Residences will feature 531 luxury apartments — 395 two-bedroom and 136 three-bedroom apartments — with access to over 400 shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities. The two 48-floor buildings — to be located just off Sheikh Zayed Road, next to Ibn Battuta Mall — will also include a podium-level health and recreation complex, a gym, and four levels of car parking with 900 spaces.The development will be in close proximity to the Dubai Metro, Ibn Battuta Bus Station and Jebel Ali park. Nakheel chairman Ali Rashid Lootah said: “Ibn Battuta Residences are strategically located at one of the fast-growing areas in Dubai.“The apartments — the highest standard of accommodation available in Jebel Ali — are ideally placed for people who work at the nearby Jebel Ali Freezone or Dubai South, and, being less than an hour by car from Abu Dhabi, offer a convenient address for those who regularly travel to the capital.”The project is expected to be complete in the fourth quarter of 2019.
A joint venture of J&P Qatar WLL, Conspel Qatar WLL, J&P‐Avax and J&P (Overseas) has been appointed as the main contractor for the Qatar Foundation World Cup stadium.The project — to be located in Doha’s Education City — was awarded by Qatar’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC). The stadium will be able to accommodate 40,000 spectators, which will be reduced to 25,000 once the 2022 FIFA World Cup finishes. The main-works contractor will be progressing with the schematic design, finishing the foundation works and securing a substantial portion of the structural steel for the super structure by the end of 2016.SC secretary general Hassan Al Thawadi said: “We are pleased with the progress of Qatar Foundation stadium and are hitting our construction deadlines. With the main contractor now appointed we look forward to watching it grow from foundation level to full completion in 2019.“Over the next four years we’ll be working closely with our new partners to ensure we deliver an outstanding, legacy-orientated stadium at Education City that will serve the community long after the last ball is kicked.”The project is scheduled to be complete by the end of 2019.