Middle East

GE secures $1bn financing for 1.8GW independent power plant in UAE

20 May 2019 | Middle East

GE and its partners have secured approximately $1bn in financing from Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japanese export credit agency (ECA) and private financial institutions for the proposed 1.8GW Hamriyah Independent Power Company in Sharjah, UAE.

Abengoa consortium wins contract for $700m desalination plant in UAE

15 May 2019 | Middle East

A consortium of Spanish company Abengoa and Chinese engineering firm SEPCOIII has secured a contract to begin early works for the construction of a $700m reverse osmosis desalination plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Dubai’s RTA awards $136m contract to upgrade Al Khawaneej Corridor

13 May 2019 | Middle East

Dubai’s Road Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract worth AED500m ($136m) for the construction of Al Khawaneej Corridor and Mushrif Park Improvement Project.

Hill International to work on QIMC’s Abraj Al Tahwiliya in Doha, Qatar

8 May 2019 | Middle East

Hill International has been selected by the Qatar Industrial Manufacturing Company (QIMC) to provide project management services for the construction of the Abraj Al Tahwiliya (QIMC Tower West Bay Project) in Doha, Qatar.

OPWP selects ACWA consortium to develop 500MW solar project in Oman

6 May 2019 | Middle East

The Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP) has selected a consortium of ACWA Power, Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Alternative Energy Projects (AEPCo) to develop the 500MW Ibri-2 solar project in Oman.

Emaar, P&O Marinas unveil $6.8bn plan to transform Dubai's Mina Rashid area

3 May 2019 | Middle East

Emaar Properties and P&O Marinas, a division of Dubai ports operator DP World, have unveiled plans for AED25bn ($6.8bn) redevelopment of the area around the Mina Rashid area in Dubai.

RAK Properties awards construction contract for Marbella Villas project

22 Apr 2019 | Middle East

UAE-based property developer RAK Properties has awarded contract to Al Ali Construction and Development to build its AED500m ($136m) Marbella Villas project in Hayat Island, Ras Al Khaimah in the UAE.

Züblin to design and build wastewater pumping station in Qatar

22 Apr 2019 | Middle East

Strabag’s subsidiary Züblin International Qatar has secured a contract to design and build a wastewater pumping station in Doha, Qatar.

UAE opens $1.6bn Sharjah-Khorfakkan road

16 Apr 2019 | Middle East

The United Arab Emirates (UAE ) has opened the AED6bn ($1.6bn) 89km-long Sharjah-Khorfakkan Road, which spans from Emirates Road to Wadi Shi in Khor Fakkan.

Nesma JV wins contract for landscape nursery in Saudi Arabia

10 Apr 2019 | Middle East

A joint venture between Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Trading and UAE-based Professional Landscape has won a design and build contract from The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) for an onsite landscape nursery that covers more than one million m² in Saudi Arabia.

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