• Abu Dhabi real estate market close to bottoming out, says expert


    The downward corrections witnessed in Abu Dhabi’s real estate industry during the second quarter appear to have slowed in Q3, suggesting the market could be close to bottoming out, according to a report by an industry expert.

  • Dubai pedestrian bridge wins best GCCA photo award


    The picture of sunrise over a pedestrian bridge located near Al Aweer Vegetable and Fruit Market in Dubai has emerged as the overall winner at a global photography contest organised by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA).

  • Al Tijaria to unveil big offer at Gulf Property mall expo


    Bahrain-based developer Al Tijaria has unveiled big plans for the upcoming Gulf Property Show at The Avenues expo including a special BD43,000 ($113,341) offer for luxurious flats at its Symphony Tower located in the heart of Manama’s skyline.

  • Honeywell showcases IIoT for buildings sector


    Honeywell, a global technology leader, addressed Saudi Arabia’s growing demand for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)-enabled technologies during a smart building and city technology showcase event held in Riyadh last week.

  • Alba production, sales jump over 50pc

    'TRANSFORMATIONAL YEAR'
    Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), on course to become the world’s largest aluminium smelter, reported a sales volume of 376,025 metric tonnes (mt) in the third quarter, versus 248,970 mt for the same period in 2018, an increase of 51 per cent.

  • Engie Cofely introduces key sustainable initiatives


    Engie Cofely, a global leader in innovative integrated facilities management solutions, has introduced a new range of uniforms made entirely from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) as part of its commitment to sustainability.

  • Sensus to showcase smart utility solutions at Wetex


    Sensus, a specialist in water metering solutions, will unveil disruptive solutions that will further support the region’s ‘smart cities’ initiatives at the upcoming Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) in Dubai, UAE.

  • EFS Facilities Services wins over $46m contracts in 2019


    EFS Facilities Services Group, a leader in delivering integrated facilities management (IFM) solutions in the region, has secured contracts worth over Dh170 million ($46.2 million) in the first 10 months of this year.

  • Edamah, KHCB sign $11.8m deal to develop car-park


    Bahrain Real Estate Investment Company (Edamah) has signed an agreement with Khaleeji Commercial Bank (KHCB) to finance Edamah’s Salmaniya Medical Complex multi-storey car-park development for an amount of BD4.5 million ($11.8 million).

  • HIA to unveil Phase Two expansion plans at Cityscape Qatar


    Qatar's Hamad International Airport is set to reveal plans for its Airport City being developed as part of the Phase Two expansion to a global audience of real estate developers and investors at the upcoming Cityscape expo in capital Doha.

  • Dewa awards $267m contract for construction of new HQ

    ZERO ENERGY BUILDING
    Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (Dewa) has awarded a nearly Dh1-billion ($267 million) contract for the construction of its new headquarters to a consortium comprising Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting and Ghantoot Gulf Contracting.

  • Mashroat hosts workshop on Saudi FM sector


    Saudi-based National Project Management, Operation and Maintenance Organization (Mashroat) recently organised a workshop in Riyadh to raise awareness on the importance of adopting best international practices in facilities management.

Building & Construction Window


Construction News

Abu Dhabi real estate market close to bottoming out, says expert

The downward corrections witnessed in Abu Dhabi’s real estate industry during the second quarter appear to have slowed in Q3, suggesting the market could be close to bottoming out, according to a report by an industry expert....



Digital Edition



English Arabic

















Gulf construction - October 2019


Two projects in the Gulf – Bahrain’s ‘Revitalisation of Muharraq’ project and Wasit Wetland Centre in Sharjah – are among the winners of the ...


More than 30 per cent of the work on Phase Four of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum ...


Shomoul Holding Company, a unit of Kuwaiti developer Mabanee, has awarded a design-and-build contract worth SR6.15 ...




The Middle East’s biggest event for the construction industry is set to mark its 40th anniversary when it opens its doors next month in Dubai, UAE. For the first ...


The facades sector is witnessing interesting times with new sophisticated systems and innovative performance enhancements of older technology, creating a myriad of options ...


NFT, ranked as the second largest tower crane supplier in the world, continues to add the latest machines that are appropriate for the region to its growing inventory. The ...




Setting the Benchmark in Construction’ is the slogan the organisers have chosen for this year’s Saudi Build, an event that promises opportunities for the ...


The Expo 2020 Dubai authorities have achieved a major construction milestone in the run-up to the mega global event with the final piece of Al Wasl dome having been lifted ...


BIM

Faro, a trusted source for 3D measurement and imaging solutions, says its TracerSI combined with its powerful yet easy-to-use BuildIT Construction software results in a new...




Keller, one of the largest global independent geotechnical contractors, has used its jet grouting solution for a large residential compound project in Saudi Arabia – ...


Scania, a world-leading provider of transport solutions, is all set to introduce the latest member to its heavy self-driving vehicles family: Scania AXL – a fully ...


Acwa Power, a global leader in water desalination and power generation, joined over 15,000 attendees and 66 ministers at this year’s World Energy Congress (WEC) in ...




We don’t give much thought to the correction of defects, at least not until it goes wrong. Contract provisions are generally along the following lines: • During...


Work on Habitat, a new community located in the heart of Oman’s capital Muscat, is progressing well and on track for completion in the first quarter of 2022, ...


Global technology giant Siemens and Orascom Construction have been selected by Iraq’s Ministry of Electricity to rebuild Baiji 1 and Baiji 2 power plants in northern ...




Dubai-based Brand Creative, a top design and branding firm that has established itself as ‘brand space’ strategist, has adopted a holistic approach when ...


BAHRAIN Details for the following four tenders can be obtained from the Tenders Board, Arcapita Building, Ground Floor, Building 551, Road 4612, Block 346, Bahrain Bay, ...


CDE will once again be Silver sponsor at this year’s Dubai Mining Show, where the company from Northern Ireland looks forward to showcasing its latest wet processing ...





Gulf Construction, March, 1990:Bahrain contractor Ahmed Mansoor Al A'Ali has been nominated successful contractor for ...


Tight housing stocks and a rapidly growing population is driving investment into Bahrain’s residential buildings ...


Since its establishment 27 years ago, leading Bahrain-based building and civil engineering company Cebarco has evolved from a ...





Regional Videos

prev
  • next