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Pictures: Dubai Ruler visits 61% ready RTA Canal HH Sheikh Mohammed visited the construction site of Dubai Water Canal. [Image: Twitter/DXBMediaOffice]

Pictures: Dubai Ruler visits 61% ready RTA Canal

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, visited the Dubai Water Canal project to inspect its progress


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RAK Ceramics takes control of UK & German entities

RAK Ceramics takes control of UK & German entities

RAK Ceramics has announced its expansion in Europe with the full acquisition of its British and German entities
 
UAE: Fujairah, RAK to introduce environmental fees

UAE: Fujairah, RAK to introduce environmental fees

From 1 February, 2016, companies transporting natural materials outside the borders of Fujairah and Ras Al Khaimah will have to pay an on-the-spot environmental fee of AED7 per ton
 
Lebanon's Baalbaki buys 70% of Italy's Polysystem

Lebanon's Baalbaki buys 70% of Italy's Polysystem

The Italian firm, a 'going concern', is a manufacturer of polyurethane systems
 
Qatar Uni to research uses for date palm waste

Qatar Uni to research uses for date palm waste

A new method in which date palm waste is used to create sustainable, value-added products is presently being researched by Qatar University Centre for Advanced Materials
 

 

Doha, Dubai among cheapest cities for construction

Doha, Dubai among cheapest cities for construction

GCC construction markets benefit from access to low-cost labour and energy, according to the Arcadis International Construction Cost Index
 
QPMC pens four aggregates supply agreements

QPMC pens four aggregates supply agreements

Qatar Primary Materials Company's agreements are to ensure the price and availability of materials is stabilised
 
Qatar's aggregates outlook appears grim

Qatar's aggregates outlook appears grim

As construction projects put pressure on materials suppliers, Salim Kutty, Lafarge, says the outlook for the aggregates suplliers is serious.
 
Watch dramatic moment roof collapses onto street

Watch dramatic moment roof collapses onto street

The dramatic clip shows a pedestrian running to safety as debris crashed on to a busy London street
 
Construction completed at $3.4bn SABIC Kemya plant

Construction completed at $3.4bn SABIC Kemya plant

Full operations at the joint venture Jubail facility will begin in the second quarter of 2016, SABIC said in a Tadawul filing
 
Abu Dhabi to set benchmark for debris reduction

Abu Dhabi to set benchmark for debris reduction

The Abu Dhabi Waste Management Master Plan has been designed as a roadmap for the improvement of construction and demolition waste-reduction practices within the GCC
 
Qatar's QPMC opens two jetties at Ras Laffan

Qatar's QPMC opens two jetties at Ras Laffan

Stockpile and floating jetties Yamal 1 and Yamal 2 have been established at Ras Laffan Industrial City to support construction in northern Qatar
 
'Mumtalakat aluminium plans not price-driven'

'Mumtalakat aluminium plans not price-driven'

Mahmood Al Kooheji, CEO of the Bahraini sovereign wealth fund, tells CW about the scope for aluminium as a long-term investment option
 
NAPCO official aluminium extruder for Oman project

NAPCO official aluminium extruder for Oman project

NAPCO will be the official aluminium extruder for doors and windows for the luxury beachfront development in Oman
 
CW Awards 2015: Q&A with Raymond George, Soprema

CW Awards 2015: Q&A with Raymond George, Soprema

The roofing and waterproofing company's Middle East MD expects project growth to continue in 2016
 
Al Khalij Cement line raises production by 50%

Al Khalij Cement line raises production by 50%

Qatari producer elevates capacity to become the largest Portland supplier on the peninsula
 








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