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Bakr Bin Laden relinquishes major duties at SBG Incumbent president, Bakr Bin Laden has stated his intention to relinquish a number of key responsibilities at Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG).

Bakr Bin Laden relinquishes major duties at SBG

Bakr Bin Laden, incumbent president at Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG), has relinquished a number of his major responsibilities


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UAE to release technical guideline for road works

UAE to release technical guideline for road works

The UAE's Department of Transport is studying an initiative to release a technical guideline for the management of the milled asphaltic materials generated from road maintenance and rehabilitation projects in Abu Dhabi
 
Saudi's SABIC reports 4.5% drop in Q2 2015 profits

Saudi's SABIC reports 4.5% drop in Q2 2015 profits

Saudi Basic Industries Corp's attributed its reduced second quarter net profit worth $1.64bn to "lower average sales prices"
 
UAE's Tech Group targets $108m revenue for 2015

UAE's Tech Group targets $108m revenue for 2015

Tech Group's aluminium and glass contractor arm is nearing the completion of contracts worth $16.3m, group CEO has announced
 
Oman water plant to get $3.9m American technology

Oman water plant to get $3.9m American technology

American firm Energy Recovery has been contracted to deploy its PX Pressure Exchanger system to a water plant in Qurayat, Oman
 

 

SSAB orders two heavy-duty molten-metal Konecranes

SSAB orders two heavy-duty molten-metal Konecranes

Scandi deal will see port and industrial crane specialist equip steel mill with remote, smart systems
 
3D printing to impact construction in Saudi Arabia

3D printing to impact construction in Saudi Arabia

With the first test slated for deployment in the UAE, the technology holds great promise for Saudi Arabia and the rest of the region’s construction market
 
Netherlands mulls roads made of plastic bottles

Netherlands mulls roads made of plastic bottles

Construction firm VolkerWessels plans pilot plastic paving in partnership with the city of Rotterdam
 
Revealed: How BIM can help procurement managers

Revealed: How BIM can help procurement managers

BIM a "powerful control mechanism" to quantify project demands in pre-construction stages, expert tells Construction Week
 
Garmco to construct $55m rolling mill in Bahrain

Garmco to construct $55m rolling mill in Bahrain

The new facility, set for construction commencement in September 2015, will enable Garmco to produce 120,000 tons of aluminum slabs per annum
 
Saudi turns to Italy to meet Mecca marble demand

Saudi turns to Italy to meet Mecca marble demand

Increased rate of development in Mecca has driven Saudi Arabian developers and contractors to procure marble "exclusively" from Italian quarries, expert tells Construction Week
 
Aluminium Bahrain reports 3% rise in Q2 production

Aluminium Bahrain reports 3% rise in Q2 production

Sales in Q2 2015 increased by 2,383 tonnes, as compared to corresponding numbers for 2014
 
BASF brings MasterEase for low-viscosity concrete

BASF brings MasterEase for low-viscosity concrete

With MasterEase, BASF plans to reduce plastic viscosity by up to 30%, which results in reduction of pumping pressure required to pump concrete
 
SABIC forms 50:50 JV with Korea's SK Global

SABIC forms 50:50 JV with Korea's SK Global

SABIC and SK Global will produce polyethylene products under the joint venture agreement's terms
 
Zamil Steel wins $5.4m turnkey deal in Jeddah

Zamil Steel wins $5.4m turnkey deal in Jeddah

Scope of the contract includes design, fabrication, supply, and erection of pre-engineered steel buildings for a water tanks factory project
 
Qatar to suffer price rise as World Cup 2022 nears

Qatar to suffer price rise as World Cup 2022 nears

Material price inflation of 3% in 2015 is predicted in Qatar as it readies for the FIFA World Cup 2022, leading to project delays in the country
 









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