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.
Arabtec Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has won a contract worth AED 311m ($84.6m) from Expo Dubai 2020 to build the public realm in concourses and arrivals plazas at Expo 2020.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has appointed Dar Al-Handasah, a design and engineering firm, to support the construction of the first commercial Hyperloop system in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has commenced work valued at QAR600m ($164m) to upgrade the Al Wakra main road, which extends for 9km.
Dubai-based property developer Nakheel has broken ground on Dragon Towers, its AED713m ($194m) twin-building residential project at the Dragon City mixed-use community.
Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for the construction of three bridges leading to Deira Islands, which will link with the existing bridge crossing the water canal. The bridges will consist of six lanes in each direction and will be built at cost of AED447m ($122m).
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has awarded five construction contracts for infrastructure and citizens’ sub-divisions projects in different areas, all worth around QAR2.7bn ($741m), to serve more than 5,192 land plots.
ADNOC Sour Gas, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has announced that the work is on track to build a new sulphur pipeline that will carry molten sulphur produced by its Shah sour gas field, located south-west of Abu Dhabi, UAE.