The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) board has given approval to a masterplan for the development of tourism projects in Saudi Arabia.
Parsons has secured a contract from United Development (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar and Gewan Islands, to provide planning and infrastructure consultancy services for the development of Floresta Gardens at The Pearl-Qatar.
A consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy) has won a contract from the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) for the 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia.
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).