• Abu Dhabi Ports opens Marsa Mina at Zayed Port


    Abu Dhabi Ports announced today the inauguration of “Marsa Mina”, the city’s new waterfront lifestyle destination at Zayed Port, heralding the area’s transformation into an entertainment destination for international visitors and the local community.

  • Work to begin soon on $735m Abu Dhabi residential project

    1,449 APARTMENTS, 700 VILLAS
    Modon Properties, a master developer of sustainable communities and strategic mixed-use projects in Abu Dhabi, said work is set to begin soon on its Dh2.7 billion ($735 million) Jabal Al Dhanna residential project located in Al Dhafra region.

  • SEC's 84,000 km national grid powers 9.8m customers


    Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) said it has completed more than 84,000 km of cabling line since inception to boost the national power grid, which runs 434 terawatt-hours through over 4,600 transformers to 9.8 million customers in the kingdom.

  • Facilio discusses impact of data-driven building operations


    US-based Facilio, the first unified IoT, AI and ML enabled data-driven enterprise platform for facilities operation and maintenance with offices in the UAE and India, has released a new report on impact of data-driven building operations for 2020.

  • Engie commissions 250MW solar project in India


    Engie, a global leader in energy transition, has announced the full commissioning of the 250 MW Kadapa solar project in the south Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Construction work at the 500-hectare site began in September 2018.

  • Siemens wins major US petchem project contract


    Global technology giant Siemens said it has secured a major contract to supply three boil-off compressor (BOG) packages for Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass LNG Project in southwestern Louisiana, US.

  • Manchester university starts new real estate degree course


    University of Manchester has launched a new part-time master’s degree course in the Middle East for those working in the real estate industry and associated professional services, or working professionals with an interest in building a career in real esta

  • BRI project owners to woo investors at Dubai summit


    More than 1,000 senior officials from many countries will gather at the Belt & Road Summit 2020 in Dubai in April.

  • Imdaad unit to test Gen Next cleaning machine


    UAE-based Imdaad, a leading provider of integrated, sustainable facilities management services, said one of its subsidiaries Isnaad will be testing the newly-launched next-generation autonomous cleaning machine Nilfisk Liberty SC50.

  • Provis, Khidmah's UAE office wins Leed certification


    The Abu Dhabi headquarters of Provis, a specialised estate management company, and Khidmah, a facilities management group, has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum Certification by the US Green Building Council.

  • Seven Tides sees 70pc jump in Dubai property sales


    UAE-based upscale property developer Seven Tides said it has recorded a 70 per cent spike in sales over the past two months for its residential and hospitality property developments in Dubai which rose to Dh100 million ($27.2 million).

  • Bahrain's ATC centre set for Q2 completion


    Bahraini authorities said steady progress was being made on the new air traffic control (ATC) centre with over 60 per cent work already completed. The ATC, which has been designed by French company Aéroports de Paris Ingénierie, will be ready by Q2.

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Abu Dhabi Ports opens Marsa Mina at Zayed Port

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