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Video: Sheikh Mohammed inaugurates new roads connecting various emirates

New infrastructure projects worth Dhs1.95bn have been launched in the UAE

Arada gets Dhs250m funding from Dubai Islamic Bank for megaproject construction

The additional funding comes after an initial financing of Dhs300m was secured earlier this year from the bank

Dubai Roads

RTA awards contracts for constructing 34.4km internal roads in Dubai

The internal roads will be constructed at three residential communities – Al Quoz 2, Nad Al Sheba 2 and Al Barsha South 3

Sharjah’s Arada awards first two contracts for Dhs8bn Masaar project

US consultancy Parsons wins the infrastructure design contract

Murban Alpha dhabi

Alpha Dhabi acquires UAE hospitality investment company Murban

Abu Dhabi based Murban was founded in 2006 and reportedly has Dhs1.7bn in equity

Abu Dhabi’s Aldar launches Noya Luma villa project in Yas Island

Construction is set to commence in November 2021, with handovers expected to begin in February 2024

Sharjah’s Arada awards Dhs180m contract to build The Boulevard at Aljada

Construction will commence immediately, with completion scheduled by end-2022

Click and mortar: The acceleration of technology in construction in the GCC

The future of the construction sector hinges on how swiftly players adapt to newer technologies

Why setting net-zero carbon standards is imperative for mitigating climate change

Adopting smart energy and building management systems can not only reduce carbon emissions, but also reduce electricity bills significantly

Saudi Arabia Alula

Saudi Arabia: How AlUla’s development reverberates a message of inclusion, sustainability and culture

The ‘Journey Through Time’ Masterplan is an enormous opportunity for the local residents

Dubai’s Drake & Scull International bags contracts of over Dhs376m

DSI is also bidding for a Dhs260m project in Kuwait and for projects valued at Dhs1.49bn in Iraq

Abu DHabi

Abu Dhabi issues two PPP tenders to private sector

The projects include the construction of three schools and a street lighting upgrade programme

Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project

Video: New Dubai-Sharjah road cuts travel time between the two emirates

The Al Khawaneej Roads Improvement Project cuts travel time between the Emirates Road and the Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Road from 25 minutes to 9 minutes

Saudi Arabia Alula

Saudi Crown Prince launches master development plan for AlUla

It will be implemented in three phases until 2035, with the first phase set to be completed by 2023

Construction of roads to the new Al Khail Avenue Mall to be completed soon – Dubai’s RTA

The roads and bridges leading to the mall will complete construction by the end of the first half of 2021

Arabtec Holding

Arabtec confirms filing for bankruptcy in Dubai Court

The bankruptcy judge decided to appoint a panel consisting of seven experts to examine the application

Trump’s Dubai golf expansion gets delayed until at least 2022

The 18-hole course designed by Tiger Woods is reportedly facing another delay

Work progresses on One Za’abeel project in Dubai with Tower B topped out

The One Za’abeel project includes two towers and ‘The Link’ – claimed to be the world’s longest cantilevered structure

Dubai-Al Ain Rod

Dubai-Al Ain: Dhs2bn road improvement project reaches 60% completion mark

Upon completion, it will double the road’s capacity from 6,000 to 12,000 vehicles per hour per direction

UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure implements projects worth Dhs11.8bn

The ministry said that it is implementing 129 development projects as part of a five-year plan

Aerial View of Coral Bloom Concept

In pics: Saudi’s Red Sea project unveils ‘Coral Bloom’ design for gateway island

Upon completion in 2030, the Red Sea project will comprise 50 resorts, offering up to 8,000 hotel rooms

UAE-BUSINESS- Arabtec

CEO of Dubai contractor Arabtec resigns amidst its ongoing liquidation

Wail Farsakh was appointed to the role in April 2020

Proceedings begin in Amman court against former Drake & Scull CEO Khaldoun Al Tabari

The public prosecutor in Amman has filed an indictment against Al Tabari, his daughter Zeina Khaldoun Al Tabari, and Saleh Mustafa Muradweij on several charges

In pics: Abu Dhabi’s Al Qana project, featuring region’s largest aquarium, now 90% complete

Spread across 2.4km, the waterfront destination is expected to open this year

Dubai Holding’s ‘Madinat Jumeirah Living’ project slated for 2021 handover

Phase I and 2 of the residential development are 98 per cent sold out

Dubai contractor Arabtec to file for liquidation at ‘earliest opportunity’

The decision reversed efforts sought by a minority group of shareholders to restructure and save the company from liquidation

AquaChemie Middle East

AquaChemie begins construction on $40m petrochemical terminal at Jebel Ali Port in Dubai

The specialised bulk storage terminal will have a total capacity of around 40,000 cubic metres

UAE’s Danube Group reimburses salary cuts made during Covid-19

Earlier this year, Danube Group distributed Dhs1m worth of food kits across the UAE

Saudi Binladin considers joint ventures and asset sales amid revamp

The company has put thousands of employees on indefinite leave in recent months

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Dubai

Sheikh Mohammed reviews Dhs6.6bn upcoming environmental sustainability projects in Dubai

It includes the construction of a Dhs4bn Dubai Centre for Waste Processing and a Dhs2bn Green Dubai Park Project