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Bahrain: Works complete on $12.5m Busaiteen school The school was designed and built according to green building standards [representational image].

Bahrain: Works complete on $12.5m Busaiteen school

Sustainability, green building, and energy-efficiency standards were taken into account in the design and construction of the school


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DCCA awards contractors with best HSE practices

DCCA awards contractors with best HSE practices

Al Rostamani Pegel, Seidco General Contracting LLC, HLG Contracting, and Khansaheb Civil Engineering LLC were recognised by Dubai Creative Clusters Authority for adopting best HSE practices in construction sites
 
GCC VAT implementation could be delayed

GCC VAT implementation could be delayed

Legal experts believe that there might be a possibility of a delay in the implementation of the GCC’s Value Added Tax (VAT), which is scheduled to go into effect by January 2018
 
AW Rostamani inks deal with ICT for retrofit

AW Rostamani inks deal with ICT for retrofit

AW Rostamani Lumina will supply ICT eco-friendly lighting solutions for a retrofit project at Abu Dhabi’s Nation Towers
 
DP World’s container volumes grow 5.7% in Q1 2017

DP World’s container volumes grow 5.7% in Q1 2017

DP World’s gross container volumes grew by 5.7% year-on-year on a reported basis, and 5.0% on a like-for-like basis
 

 

Key players discuss issues plaguing the industry

Key players discuss issues plaguing the industry

Contractors and consultants discussed the challenges they face in the region’s construction industry at Damac’s panel discussion on effective collaboration
 
Swiss-Belhotel to open hotels in Egypt, Bahrain

Swiss-Belhotel to open hotels in Egypt, Bahrain

Swiss-Belhotel International has signed an agreement to operate a new hotel in Egypt and two new hotels in Bahrain, the hotel operator announced this week
 
Saudi comprises 42% of region’s security market

Saudi comprises 42% of region’s security market

Saudi Arabia spent $5.4bn on commercial security, homeland security and fire safety in 2016, comprising a 42% share of the Middle East market
 
Nakheel reports $403m net profit for Q1 2017

Nakheel reports $403m net profit for Q1 2017

Nakheel awarded construction contracts worth $1.36bn, signed agreements with two Thai hotel operators, and opened its fifth retail pavilion in the first quarter of 2017
 
ACWA Power rebuilds team in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power rebuilds team in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power is increasing the size of its team in Saudi Arabia in anticipation of new opportunities in the country's water and power sectors as a result of Saudi Vision 2030
 
Hormann launches multipurpose external doors

Hormann launches multipurpose external doors

Hormann's MZ Thermo and MZ ThermoPlus are part of the company’s range of functional doors for homes, and offer up to 49% more thermal insulation than conventional multipurpose doors
 
Qatar 2022 workers to get health checks

Qatar 2022 workers to get health checks

The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC) has entered into a partnership agreement with Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar that will see the health of workers on World Cup construction projects assessed
 
Ruler drives changes at Old Umm Al Quwain district

Ruler drives changes at Old Umm Al Quwain district

Tenancy contracts for the District's residential and commercial properties will not be renewed upon their expiry, as stipulated by the new resolution
 
Dubai: Fire contained at Arabian Ranches Golf Club

Dubai: Fire contained at Arabian Ranches Golf Club

The fire reportedly started in the golf club's garage, and was extinguished by 5:06pm
 
New attractions to launch at Yas Island

New attractions to launch at Yas Island

Miral Asset Management revealed its latest plans for the development of Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island, including the $191m (AED700m) worth of new rides for its Ferrari World attraction
 
Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed issues law on surveying

Dubai: Sheikh Mohammed issues law on surveying

Law No (6) of 2017 pertains to surveying activity in Dubai, and governs land, hydrographic, and seismic surveys in the emirate
 



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