Dubai to open largest indoor theme park in 2016

IMG Worlds of Adventure is a themed entertainment destination, with four 'epic adventure zones': Cartoon Network, Marvel, Lost Valley - Dinosaur Adventure, and IMG Boulevard  


Saudi Arabia approves 2.5% ‘white land tax’

A 2.5% annual tax on the value of undeveloped land designated for residential and residential/commercial use will be implemented in Saudi Arabia within the next 12 months

An Omani developer is looking to Qatar to secure funding for an ambitious mixed-use tourism and real estate project in Muscat, estimated to cost $2.5bn.


Thyssenkrupp appoints new CEO for MENA region

Boris van Thiel has been appointed to the position of chief executive officer for the Middle East and North Africa at Thyssenkrupp

Alinma Bank will finance the new fund, which is to be managed by Alinma Investment, Kingdom added without elaborating on how the money would be raised

This $38m facility, currently the first of its kind and set to be the largest rice mill factory in the Gulf region, will contribute to the UAE food security vision


Bee'ah introduces smart Wi-Fi bins to Sharjah

The solar-powered bins are designed and built by BigBelly, a provider of bin technologies in the US.

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In profile: Capital Market Authority Tower by HOK

Roger Soto, HOK design principal, detailed the challenges of building 'super-tall' in the Middle East during New York's Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat conference

Mouchel Consulting hires director for Saudi Arabia

Philip Bourne has parted company with Louis Berger to become Mouchel Consulting’s director for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

ORPIC to award $4.5bn plastic complex contracts

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co says it has finalised negotiations with preferred bidders for a major plastics complex in the sultnate

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Kuwait International Airport adopts smart parking

Deployed by United Projects for Aviation Services Company, the automated parking system aims to streamline traffic and reduce airport congestion

SSH to design new sewage treatment plant in Kuwait

SSH have engaged the highly-regarded process engineering company, P2MBerlin, as their preferred sub-consultant for the specialist elements of the project

Jaidah pens distribution deal with STILL in Qatar

Jaidah's Industrial Supply division is to become the sole dealer of STILL forklift trucks and warehouse equipment in Qatar

Ezdan to revamp Al Wakrah, Al Wukair housing units

Ezdan Real Estate Company has announced plans to refurbish its housing units in Al Wakrah and Al Wukair, Qatar

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CW Awards 2015: Shortlisted nominees

The following article contains all of the nominees shortlisted for the 14 categories that will be announced at Construction Week Awards 2015


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