• Bee’ah, Tabreed to develop district cooling in Sharjah


    UAE-based Bee’ah, a top recycling and waste management company, and the National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) have partnered to explore the development of large-scale district cooling projects in Sharjah.

  • Ethiopian Airlines to build $5bn international airport

    ‘LARGER THAN DUBAI’
    Ethiopian Airlines, the national flag carrier, has set out to build a new massive airport this year with an outlay of $5 billion in its quest to become Africa’s gateway into the world, its chief executive officer said.

  • Campbell Gray ties up with Migrate to launch business hub


    Campbell Gray Living Amman (CGL), the award-winning luxury mixed-use development in Amman’s new downtown district of Abdali, has teamed up with Migrate – a Business Services and Solution Provider – to launch a new Business Hub in the CGL offices in Abdali

  • UAE smart city tech ‘to drive MEA market to $2.7bn’


    The UAE’s smart cities initiatives – including smart services, the 5G rollout, AI projects, and hyperloop – are supporting the Middle East and Africa’s smart cities tech market, will reach $2.7 billion by 2024, said experts, citing an IDC report.

  • Orascom adds $770m of new awards to backlog in Q4


    Egypt-based Orascom Construction, a leading global engineering and construction contractor, said it has added approximately $770 million of new awards to its backlog in the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2019.

  • Kärcher appoints new Mideast managing director


    Kärcher, a world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions, has appointed Joe Lahoud as the new managing director of its regional headquarters in Dubai, Jebel Ali, taking over the responsibility of Karcher Middle East operations.

  • Masdar City opens Central Park


    Abu Dhabi's Masdar City will inaugurate its new community amenity, Central Park, during The Festival, which is taking place at Masdar City this weekend.

  • Egypt firm, Masdar set up renewable energy JV


    Masdar, a leading renewable energy company, and Infinity Energy, Egypt’s leading renewable energy developer, will establish a joint venture to develop utility-scale and distributed solar energy and wind power projects in Egypt and Africa.

  • Abu Dhabi targets retrofit of 150 govt buildings


    Abu Dhabi aims to retrofit 150 governmental buildings starting this year to improve their energy efficiency, following the completion of the first Energy Saving Performance Contracting (ESPC) pilot project encompassing eight government buildings.

  • Doha Metro station wins top green certifications


    Msheireb Station, part of the Doha Metro subway, has been awarded two prestigious Green Building certifications: LEED Gold and GSAS 5 stars.

  • Masdar City to open new community park in Abu Dhabi


    Masdar City, a planned city in Abu Dhabi, will inaugurate its new community amenity, Central Park, during The Festival, which is taking place in the city this weekend.

  • Masdar launches $258m green REIT in UAE


    Masdar, a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, has launched a sustainable real estate investment trust (REIT) with an initial valuation of between Dh950 million ($258.7 million) and Dh1 billion.

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