Middle East

Arada announces Nest student accommodation at Aljada in UAE

13 Mar 2019 | Middle East

Real estate developer Arada has announced the launch of Nest, an integrated student accommodation complex in the UAE, at the lifestyle megaproject Aljada.

ACWA signs financial agreements for $700m desalination plant in Saudi Arabia

7 Mar 2019 | Middle East

A consortium comprising ACWA Power and industrial conglomerate Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC) has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625bn ($700m) Rabigh-3 independent water-desalination plant (IWP) in Saudi Arabia.

Sadara breaks ground on EO/PO pipeline project in Saudi Arabia

4 Mar 2019 | Middle East

Sadara Chemical has broken ground on the ethylene oxide (EO) and propylene oxide (PO) pipeline project at PlasChem Park, a 12km² site in Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia.

SKEC wins $1.21bn contract for underground oil storage caverns in UAE

28 Feb 2019 | Middle East

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has awarded an AED4.4bn ($1.21bn) EPC contract to South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SKEC) for three underground storage caverns, each with a capacity of 14m barrels.

Construction begins on road corridor project in Qatar

26 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Work has begun on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor, a 25km road project in Qatar from Hamad International Airport to Umm Lekhba Interchange (known as Landmark Interchange) on Doha Expressway, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day.

DIP, Lootah to establish industrial manufacturing facility in Dubai

22 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Industrial Park (DIP) has signed an agreement with Lootah Real Estate Development to establish a 3m ft² pre-built industrial manufacturing development called Senaeyat.

NMDC wins $1.36bn contract from Adnoc for Ghasha Concession artificial islands

8 Feb 2019 | Middle East

National Marine Dredging (NMDC) of the UAE has won a dredging, land reclamation and marine construction contract worth AED5bn ($1.36bn) from Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) to build multiple artificial islands in the first phase of development of the Ghasha Concession.

Ashghal begins excavation of Mesaimeer outfall tunnel in Qatar

5 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Qatar public works authority Ashghal has commenced excavation of a 10km outfall tunnel, as part of Mesaimeer Pumping Station and Outfall project that started in May 2018, to provide a solution for the discharge of surface and storm water in the country.

Work begins on MENA’s first solar-powered green hydrogen project in Dubai

4 Feb 2019 | Middle East

Dubai Supreme Council of Energy chairman and Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and other officials have broken ground on the first solar-driven hydrogen electrolysis facility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).

Dubai Holding to construct new tower in Downtown Jumeira

4 Feb 2019 | Middle East

UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has inaugurated works on Burj Jumeira, the new tower to be built in the Al Sufouh neighbourhood of Dubai.

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