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  • Kuwait determined to complete new $4.5 billion terminal on time

    Kuwait January 17 , 2017

    Supervisory Committee to be tasked with dealing with delays to its major aviation project.

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  • ‘High quality’ residential projects in Kuwait's Sawaber area

    January 17 , 2017

    Chairman of the structural plan committee at the Municipal Council Ali Al-Moussa said the new plan for Al-Sawaber Complex requires demolition of the old buildings and establishing new high-quality residential projects.

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  • Kuwait airport and causeways projects on track, MPW confirms

    Kuwait January 15 , 2017

    Construction of a new terminal at the Kuwait International Airport is proceeding according to schedule since work started in early December, the state’s Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa has confirmed.

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  • Real estate in the GCC is the fastest growing sectors in the world

    United Arab Emirates January 12 , 2017

    Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Doha have emerged as the top three real estate markets in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region, as per an industry report.

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  • Construction to restart on stalled Dubai Water Land project

    United Arab Emirates January 12 , 2017

    Construction on Dubai’s mixed-use Wonder Land project is expected to start in Q1 this year following its restructuring by investment company Ento Capital.

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  • Aconex software chosen for Kuwait causeway project

    Kuwait January 09 , 2017

    Aconex software solution firm has been chosen for the construction management of the $2.6 billion Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway project.

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  • How will VAT affect the construction sector in the GCC?

    United Arab Emirates January 08 , 2017

    H.E. Obaid Humaid Al Tayer, Minister of State for Financial Affairs of the UAE, announced early last year that a GCC-wide resolution covering the tax will come into effect in 2018, with countries given until the 1st of January 2019 to be fully implemented....

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  • $3 billion Kuwait causeway to open in 2018

    Kuwait December 29 , 2016

    Nearly 70% work is complete on the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah causeway, one of the largest infrastructure projects being constructed in the GCC at an estimated cost of $3 billion.

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  • Rising construction activities in MEA drives demand for asphalt additives

    United Arab Emirates December 28 , 2016

    According to Transparency Market Research (TMR), the rising demand from the construction sector in the Middle East and Africa provides attractive opportunities for asphalt additives producers.

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  • Irish firm wins $3.11 million Kuwait water station contract

    Kuwait December 20 , 2016

    Irish consultant in engineering and environmental sciences, Fehily Timoney & Co, has secured a $3.114 million contract from Kuwait’s Ministry of Electricity and Water to design a water distribution system.

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  • Kuwait - Instrumentation and control systems maintenance

    Kuwait December 20 , 2016

    Maintenance of instrumentation and control systems at Mina Abdulla refinery

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  • GCC pumps $100 billion investments in airport expansion projects

    United Arab Emirates December 18 , 2016

    With Middle East passengers projected to double by 2035, the GCC is fuelling $100 billion in airport expansion and construction projects in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to industry experts.

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  • Kuwait awards $531 million contract to Chinese firm for two new hospitals

    Kuwait December 15 , 2016

    Kuwait’s Health Insurance Company (Daman) has signed a contract worth $530.85 million with China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC) to build two hospitals in Jahra and Ahmadi governorates with capacity of 600 beds each.

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  • $775 million culture centre opens in Kuwait

    Kuwait December 07 , 2016

    The $775 million Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Centre (SJAAC) has opened in Kuwait.

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  • British Prime Minister to be the first female leader to attend the Gulf Co-operation Council in Bahrain

    December 05 , 2016

    The UK will enjoy £30 billion post-Brexit trade with the Middle East by relaxing work visa restrictions and trade barriers, according to the UK government.

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  • Bahrain’s highest residential tower project to be unveiled shortly

    Bahrain October 31 , 2016

    Commercial Real Estate Development Company, Al Tijaria, is set to unveil its Al Tijaria Tower project, the highest residential tower in Bahrain.

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  • New Four Seasons hotel announced for Kuwait

    Kuwait October 18 , 2016

    New hotel planned for Kuwait City by Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in partnership with Kuwait-based international retail franchise operator, Alshaya.

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  • New 45-storey residential tower in Downtown Dubai by SP International

    United Arab Emirates October 18 , 2016

    Shapoorji Pallonji (SP) International Property Developers has announced the launch of Imperial Avenue in Downtown Dubai, its first real estate project outside India.

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  • New home finance campaign by KFH

    Kuwait October 17 , 2016

    A new campaign to finance home construction, from design to delivery, has been launched by Kuwait Finance House (KFH) in association with a group of local businesses.

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  • First Bahrain appoints contractor to build $30 million villa project at El Mercado Village

    Bahrain October 09 , 2016

    First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company has announced their appointment of Decorators, part of Promoseven Holdings, to construct residential villas for the El Mercado Village project. The project comprises the construction of eight villas and 34...

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  • PPPs to provide greater opportunities for GCC contractors

    September 25 , 2016

    Study reveals that the adoption of the PPP model has proven strongest in the UAE, Kuwait and Egypt as the countries with the most developed project pipelines

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  • Abu Dhabi General Services Company tenders $1bn worth of infrastructure projects

    United Arab Emirates August 30 , 2016

    Work has already began in the UAE capital for roads and residential infrastructure projects throughout the city

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  • Oman rail on track, officials say

    Oman August 28 , 2016

    The rail network will link three major ports and will provide a vital boost to the country's logistics sector

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  • EMAC Contracting to construct 77km road in Egypt

    Egypt August 24 , 2016

    EMAC Contracting, an affiliate of Al Kharafi & Sons Group, will deliver Egypt’s 77km new road within the year

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  • GCC to have near-term relief from oil spike, says Moody's

    August 23 , 2016

    GCC's funding shifts more towards debt issuances this year

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  • Qatar's $2bn power project to pick up next phase

    Qatar August 22 , 2016

    Qatar is expected to generate about 11,000 MW of electricity and 490MGID of water by the end of 2018

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  • IN PICTURES: Top 10 GCC aviation projects

    August 14 , 2016

    With growing populations and a build of massive tourist attractions, investment in aviation projects is at an all time high across the GCC. With more development in the sector, the growing influx of visitors, whether for business or pleasure, is fueling the...

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  • Contractors invited to bid for work on two projects in Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates August 11 , 2016

    The Department of Municipal Affairs has floated two tenders for work in the Western region of the Emirate

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  • SSH Kuwait wins supervision contract for Al Adan Hospital expansion

    Kuwait August 04 , 2016

    Project awarded by Ministry of Health and is expected to take 42 months to complete

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  • Kuwait's Riham General Trading and Contracting Company W.L.L signs $1 Million deal with Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company

    Kuwait August 01 , 2016

    Riham General Trading and Contracting Company W.L.L, signs $1 million deal with Mushrif Trading and Contracting Company on delivering 11 JCB construction machines

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  • Hill International bags contracts on two Kuwaiti hospitals

    Kuwait July 24 , 2016

    Company will provide project and construction management services, in a deal that will net the company $13.1mn

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  • GCC spending on facades to grow to $12bn by 2024

    United Arab Emirates July 20 , 2016

    Architects and developers need to prioritise lower heating and air conditioning costs to achieve energy efficiency, report finds

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  • Jezeera Airways given permission to build new terminal at Kuwait International Airport

    Kuwait July 19 , 2016

    The request was approved by the Kuwait Council of Ministers, with the intent of helping to ease passenger congestion at the country's only primary airport

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  • Penspen and Dar Al Handasah JV clinches Kuwait pipeline deal

    Kuwait July 11 , 2016

    The joint venture will manage the engineering, procurement and construction of a new gas and condensate pipeline

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  • Hill bags $7.3mn contract extension on Algerian project

    Algeria July 11 , 2016

    The firm has won an 18 month extension and will continue to provide project management services for the Forum Al Djazair development

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  • Construction begins on Six Flags Dubai

    United Arab Emirates July 05 , 2016

    The second phase of the development has started, with the Dubai Parks and Resorts attraction is expected to open in late 2019

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  • Najibi launches 'active lifestyle' theme park in Australia

    United Arab Emirates July 03 , 2016

    The $297mn project will be located on Australia's sunshine coast, with construction slated to begin in 2017

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  • Brexit unlikely to have much effect on Middle East markets, say industry figures

    United Arab Emirates June 28 , 2016

    Masdar has signalled its intent to continue with its UK investments, while property firm Cluttons believes Middle East investors could benefit from falling value of sterling

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  • Kuwait's Agility in early talks on investment in Kharafi National

    Kuwait June 23 , 2016

    Agility was reviewing all possible investment opportunities in the Kuwaiti company

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  • GCC Fuels $100bn in airport construction projects

    June 23 , 2016

    Comfortable airport terminals key for growing passenger numbers, announces airport consultancy

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  • Bahrain's Bapco seeks bids for oil refinery expansion

    June 19 , 2016

    The award of the contract is expected to be made in the first quarter or second quarter of 2017

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  • ADM revamps rainwater drainage system in Abu Dhabi

    United Arab Emirates June 19 , 2016

    The project aims to improve the operational conditions of the existing system across the city

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  • REPORT: GCC projects worth $2trn in pipeline

    United Arab Emirates June 01 , 2016

    Construction, transport and power are forecast to be the leading sectors, with shares of 52 per cent, 19 per cent and 11 per cent.

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  • Turkey's Limak Group to build $4.34bn Kuwait airport terminal

    Kuwait May 30 , 2016

    Company will work alongside local agent Khafari National on the project, which is expected to take six years to complete

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  • Kuwait to sign $1bn contract with Salini, Limak for city project

    Kuwait May 26 , 2016

    It is the first phase of the planned 100,000 square kilometre urban development, which is situated in central Kuwait and is expected to house around 400,000 residents when completed.

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  • Hill International wins $78.7mn deal in Kuwait

    Kuwait May 26 , 2016

    Firm to provide programme management consultancy services during development of South Al Mutlaa City

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  • Dubai expects 2.5m Saudi tourists in 2020

    United Arab Emirates May 22 , 2016

    Visitors from the GCC countries topped the list of Dubai tourists, making up 25 per cent of the total number of tourists from around the world in Q1 2016.

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  • Construction work begins on Dubai’s $1.2m Al Twar park

    United Arab Emirates May 16 , 2016

    The 1.1 hectare park is part of a proposal for developing new attractions for tourists and visitors to Dubai, and is in line with the government’s plans to increase greenery in residential communities.

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  • Kuwait construction sector continues to grow

    Kuwait May 11 , 2016

    The sector is expected to reach $15.6bn by 2020 with investment in infrastructure, report says

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  • Dubai Courts agrees first PPP project intiative

    United Arab Emirates May 09 , 2016

    The car park will be part of a larger project, which will include the new Supreme Court

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  • Algeria's Sonatrach awards $180m in oil service contracts

    Algeria May 09 , 2016

    Schlumberger was awarded a $75 million contract and Weatherford a $11 million contract

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  • Oman delays ambitious GCC rail project

    Oman May 03 , 2016

    Senior official did not confirm when the project would be re-launched

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  • GE Oil & Gas breaks ground on new manufacturing centre

    Saudi Arabia May 02 , 2016

    Facility is based in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, and will create 100 new jobs

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  • PwC Middle East acquires HLP Consulting

    United Arab Emirates May 02 , 2016

    HLP to improve PwC’s ‘existing capabilities in the region’

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  • Emirates Building Systems bags Riyadh Metro deal

    Saudi Arabia May 01 , 2016

    Company will provide steel structures for second phase of the mega-project

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  • Kuwait to build $2.9bn theme park in the UK

    Kuwait April 26 , 2016

    The resort, which will feature a theme park, water park, cinema and large theatre, is expected to open in 2021.

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  • GCC Rail project to create 80,000 jobs

    April 26 , 2016

    Beginning from Kuwait City and ending in Muscat, the total cost of the 2,117-km railway is estimated at $15.4 billion, including the cost of two new causeways.

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  • dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa expands into North Africa

    Morocco April 18 , 2016

    INDEX North Africa & The Big 5 Construct North Africa launch in a regional economy poised to record growth rate of 4 to 5 per cent by 2020

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  • Leminar signs distribution agreement with Swiss piping systems giant

    Kuwait April 14 , 2016

    The new agreement will widen the existing portfolio of renowned international brands for Leminar and provide Georg Fischer with access to the comprehensive distribution network of Leminar in Kuwait

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  • Kuwait’s Integrated Logistics buys 24 Grove cranes

    Kuwait April 12 , 2016

    Kuwaiti company ordered the 24 units during a visit to Grove’s factory in Wilhelmshaven, Germany.

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  • Saudi Arabia lifts cement export ban

    Saudi Arabia April 12 , 2016

    The Saudi government imposed a ban on cement exports in 2008 to push prices down and accommodate demand from large government-funded infrastructure projects.

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  • Iraqi contractors to get paid in government bonds

    Iraq April 11 , 2016

    The bonds can be traded in the local market or cashed at banks for a discount, the central bank said in a statement.

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  • Dubai’s new law could address affordable housing woes

    United Arab Emirates March 30 , 2016

    A proposed law by Dubai Municipality calls for mandatory 15-20 per cent affordable housing in future residential developments across the emirate.

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  • Kuwait to spend $1.2bn on 2015-16 utilities plan

    Kuwait March 21 , 2016

    About $728.5m (KWD218m) has already been spent on projects so far. No details were provided about which projects were funded.

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  • ENOC to begin construction of Project Falcon extension to Al Maktoum International Airport

    United Arab Emirates March 17 , 2016

    Emirates National Oil Company reveals construction of an underground 16km jet fuel pipeline expansion linking its storage terminal in Jebel Ali with Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai South.

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  • Passenger car numbers on GCC roads to hit 19m by 2020

    United Arab Emirates March 17 , 2016

    Saudi Arabia will hold the lion’s share of cars and the UAE is expected to have 3.53 million vehicles running on its roads by 2020.

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  • RTA awards $166m road contract to ease traffic in Karama

    United Arab Emirates March 14 , 2016

    The announcement comes as the Wafi Interchange project in the area nears completion. New interchange will be complete by late 2017.

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  • Transforming concrete with colour

    United Arab Emirates March 13 , 2016

    One of the biggest trends in construction over the past year has been the interest in coloured concrete. Simple to use, cost effective and, when used in collaboration with designers and architects, can transform a construction project. We spoke to Peter...

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  • New timeline for 2,177km GCC rail project

    Saudi Arabia February 28 , 2016

    As part of an ambitious plan to go ahead, GCC transport ministers will meet in Riyadh next month to discuss plans to go ahead with the GCC railway project in a more realistic manner despite weak global oil prices.

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  • Masharie to increase aluminium production to meet demand in downstream, industrial fields

    February 28 , 2016

    Masharie subsidiary's are targeting new markets as part of their international expansion strategy, with a strong focus on Africa, GCC and Middle East

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  • Dubai ranked best city for expats in MENA

    United Arab Emirates February 24 , 2016

    Dubai and Abu Dhabi rank at the top of the list for quality of life in the GCC, as Muscat, Oman listed 107th followed by Doha, Qatar in 110th place. Kuwait City came in 124th, closely followed by Saudi cities like Riyadh and Jeddah ranking at 164th and 165th...

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  • Kuwait approves changes to tenders law

    Kuwait February 23 , 2016

    It is one of the most important legislations in Kuwait which governs billions of dollars in state projects every year.

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  • Why Mammoet is the heavy duty transporter of choice

    United Arab Emirates February 23 , 2016

    If it’s big, heavy and needs moving, there is one name that has earned a mighty reputation: Mammoet, operating in the GCC for more than 40 years. Regional Commercial Director Mike Abbas talks to The Big 5 Hub about the challenges of being the heavy lifting...

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  • Construction firm fined $3.2m over UAE bribery offence

    United Arab Emirates February 22 , 2016

    The UK-based company pleaded guilty to the charge of failing to prevent an act of bribery, which took place in the UAE.

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  • Kuwaiti oil chief predicts $50 a barrel by mid 2017

    February 15 , 2016

    “We can reach prices ranging between $60 and $80 but we need three years," top company executive from Kuwait Petroleum International says.

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  • Oman to focus on domestic rail system

    Oman February 15 , 2016

    Technical and bureaucratic delays have pushed expected completion of the GCC rail project past the original target of 2017. So Oman has shifted its focus towards a domestic rail system.

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  • dmg events' latest construction venture in Africa

    United Arab Emirates February 14 , 2016

    The Big 5 North Africa will take place in May 2017 at Parc des Expositions de l'Office des Changes, Casablanca, Morocco.

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  • Abu Dhabi’s Rotana to open nine hotels in UAE by 2020

    United Arab Emirates February 11 , 2016

    The new properties will add 3,598 keys to the company’s existing 9,584-strong room count in the UAE.

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  • Rotana reveals ambitious expansion plan despite challenging market

    United Arab Emirates February 07 , 2016

    The hotel will continue its focus on the GCC, its largest outbound and inbound travel market in the region

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  • DBMT to set up facility in Hamriyah Free Zone

    United Arab Emirates February 03 , 2016

    This new facility will provide easy access to all the emirates as well as the international markets due to the strategic position of Hamriyah Free Zone in the UAE

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  • GE signs $1bn deals to upgrade Iraq power grid

    Iraq February 01 , 2016

    The GE ‘Power Up Plan’ comprises a set of technological upgrades and solutions to ensure essential incremental power, adding 700MW to the national grid in time for summer.

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  • Dubai visitor numbers soar in 2015

    United Arab Emirates January 28 , 2016

    Dubai welcomes record 14.2 million overnight visitors , double the growth of the global tourism industry. Growth is forecast to continue as emirate boosts hotel rooms and increases leisure attractions

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  • Kuwait projects to move ahead in 2016

    Kuwait January 26 , 2016

    Kuwait is looking to sign deals worth KD16.7bn ($55 billion) before year-end.

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  • Emirates Insolaire to see high demand for its solar technology in 2016

    January 17 , 2016

    "The solar PV industry is booming with the photovoltaic market growing 40 per cent year-on-year and Emirates Insolaire's end-market demand is hitting rapid growth levels almost every quarter," said Rafic Hanbali, Managing Partner of Emirates Insolaire

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  • @HVACRSaudi: Cooling off the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates January 12 , 2016

    The HVAC&R sector has had to cope with various changes over the past decade, including a financial crisis and an even more stringent legislative framework in the EU and other parts of the world. We talk to Morten Schmelzer, Director Business Development and...

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  • HVAC R Expo Saudi starts today

    Saudi Arabia January 11 , 2016

    About 70 per cent of electricity consumption in the kingdom is used powering of air conditioners and with another half million homes needed in the country the demand for energy is also set to double.

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  • @HVACRSaudi: Danfoss unveils integrated solutions in the Saudi market

    Saudi Arabia January 11 , 2016

    ‘Engineering Tomorrow’, the new global branding of Danfoss, will soon make its debut at the HVACR Expo Saudi 2016, which opens today at 4pm and runs until January 13 under a joint participation from three segments of Danfoss: Cooling, Heating and Drives.

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  • Construction begins on $1bn Reem Mall project

    United Arab Emirates January 03 , 2016

    Senior project stakeholders break ground on site on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Island

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  • Cooling off the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates January 03 , 2016

    The HVAC&R sector has had to cope with various changes over the past decade, including a financial crisis and an even more stringent legislative framework in the EU and other parts of the world. We talk to Morten Schmelzer, Director Business Development and...

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  • Kuwait sets the standard by awarding $30bn projects while other GCC countries cut back, amid falling oil prices

    Kuwait December 13 , 2015

    And Kuwait has more than $25bn development schemes planned or underway with $90bn in the construction sector, oil and gas projects were worth $69bn, transport, $49bn and power $26bn

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  • Drake & Scull wins $67m project in Abu Dhabi

    December 09 , 2015

    Drake & Scull achieves $689 million in project award wins in 2015

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  • Non-oil exports from the UAE increase $3.2bn in first six months of 2015

    United Arab Emirates December 06 , 2015

    Exports from UAE up 2 per cent year on year showing "direct non-oil trade is considerably stable despite the economic crisis witnessed by many countries around the world" Meanwhile imports are slightly down with gold and cars topping the list.

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  • @The Big 5: Laticrete’s $2m palace deal

    United Arab Emirates November 26 , 2015

    Laticrete has also worked on Sheikh Mohammed’s palace in Dubai, in addition to royal residences in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.

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  • @The Big 5: Building the MENA region

    Turkey November 25 , 2015

    Turkish construction companies have been working on massive projects in the GCC countries for more than a decade. Expotim has organised a 4,843 sqm pavilion for more than 250 exhibitors at this year’s show.

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  • The Big 5 officially opens in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates November 23 , 2015

    His Excellency Dr Rashid Ahmad bin Fahad, Minister of Environment and Water for the UAE performs the official opening ceremony

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  • @The Big 5: Championing construction and infrastructure

    China November 23 , 2015

    China has always been one of the largest exhibiting groups at The Big 5 Dubai and more than 600 exhibitors are participating this year, occupying more than 7,000 sqm of space at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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  • GCC hosts $115bn worth of rail projects

    November 17 , 2015

    The GCC hosts rail, tram, light rail, metro, and monorail projects, with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia leading at $45bn, followed by Qatar at $35bn, the UAE and Kuwait at $15bn and Bahrain at $10bn, according to a report by the German Near and Middle East...

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  • Dayton Superior wins forming systems contract for Riyadh Metro

    Saudi Arabia November 15 , 2015

    Package One of the project has two metro lines. Line 1, with a length of 38km, will include 26 stations and the 25km Line 2 will have 15 stations.

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  • Drake & Scull opens new Dubai HQ

    United Arab Emirates November 10 , 2015

    Official opening of engineer and construction company's UAE base in the International Media Production Zone

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  • IN PICTURES: Top 10 GCC healthcare projects

    United Arab Emirates November 02 , 2015

    A record $5.9bn in contracts was awarded in 2014 and this year it is set to hit $7.3bn – an increase of $1.45bn. Here are the 10 biggest healthcare projects under development in the GCC.

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  • New record for healthcare construction awards

    United Arab Emirates October 29 , 2015

    GCC hospital contract awards to rise to $7.3bn in 2015, a new report says. Saudi Arabia is the region's largest market while the UAE and Qatar offer fastest growth. Nearly 70 mega hospital projects worth $100m-plus are currently under construction.

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  • Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall to build world’s largest indoor snow park

    United Arab Emirates October 29 , 2015

    The mall is located on Reem Island, which will eventually be home to more than 210,000 people.

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  • Importance of independent building commissioning increasing in GCC

    United Arab Emirates October 26 , 2015

    Sinan Rasheed says time and costs important factors and commissioning a specialised skill is in short supply in GCC. Expert speaker will address The Big 5 on industry trends this year.

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  • dmg events launches new show for MENA’s $50bn windows and doors market

    United Arab Emirates October 22 , 2015

    Windows, Doors and Façades 2016 will feature CPD-accredited workshops, conferences and live demonstrations.

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  • Kuwait plans new terminal as stop-gap for larger expansion

    Kuwait October 21 , 2015

    The new terminal will lift capacity at Kuwait International Airport to 10 million passengers a year

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  • Dubai's Drake and Scull secures $61m contract

    United Arab Emirates October 19 , 2015

    The contract is for MEP works at a hotel complex and an extension to a prominent retail mall. Drake and Scull did not reveal the name of the client or the project.

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  • Kuwait company buys $34.6m tower in Saudi Arabia

    Saudi Arabia October 14 , 2015

    The new tower is the second investment for Al Mazaya in Saudi Arabia, following the Al Ma'dhar Towers that comprises of three buildings for commercial use.

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  • DEWA awards first $1.8bn clean coal power plant to consortium

    United Arab Emirates October 14 , 2015

    Hassyan clean coal power plant is ready to feature carbon capture storage and will be the first clean coal power plant in the Middle East

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  • KNPC to sign contracts for major refinery in Kuwait

    Kuwait October 13 , 2015

    Al- Zour rifinery is expected to be the largest in the Middle East once complete, boosting the Kuwaiti economy

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  • Kuwait will not slow development of oil projects

    Kuwait October 12 , 2015

    three of Kuwait’s largest project awards expected this year are all related to the Kuwait National Petroleum Company including several new refinery projects

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  • Bahrain will invest $20bn in industrial and infrastructure projects

    Bahrain October 07 , 2015

    Bahrain’s open business environment has attracted international business from around the world looking to access the fast-growing GCC market, currently worth $1.6 trillion and expected to reach $2trn by 2020.

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  • Kuwait starts expansion of its popular 360 MALL

    Kuwait October 06 , 2015

    New and improved mall will open in 2019. New features include more development of retail space, multi-purpose indoor sports and entertainment facilities and a 5-star hotel.

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  • Standard GCC building code to launch by year-end

    Qatar October 04 , 2015

    The code will be unveiled on December 28 in Doha in the presence of GCC housing ministers.

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  • Drake & Scull wins $33.5m contract for beachfront project

    United Arab Emirates September 28 , 2015

    DSE will develop over 72,000 sqm of food and beverage (F&B) concepts and the project is expected to be completed by 2016.

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  • Skills shortages a major challenge for MENA construction industry

    United Arab Emirates September 28 , 2015

    Delays and cost overruns possible risks as labour demand peaks in the region.

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  • Kuwait’s new development plan to boost economy

    Kuwait September 22 , 2015

    The Development Plan (DP) seeks to boost aggregate investment, pledging to spend about $106bn (KD32bn) between 2015 and 2019.

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  • UAE mourns Sheikh Rashid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, aged 33

    United Arab Emirates September 20 , 2015

    Expressions of sorrow and condolence have been received by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his family following yesterday’s tragedy

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  • The Big 5 Kuwait celebrates record opening day

    Kuwait September 15 , 2015

    "This is my first visit to The Big 5 Kuwait - it has a great layout which includes all the elements of the construction sector I will come back next year," Eng. Sachin Tomar, Director, GFS Group

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  • The Big 5 Kuwait 2015 opens today

    Kuwait September 13 , 2015

    This year’s edition has more exhibition space exclusively for Building Interior Products and a bigger open-air Plant, Machinery and Vehicle (PMV) Product Zone.

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  • The Big 5 opens its doors in India today

    India September 10 , 2015

    Leading architects, builders, consultants, designers and engineers from all over India and the Asian peninsula arrive Mumbai for three days of The Big 5 Construct India 2015

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  • HVAC&R users must think in the long term

    United Arab Emirates September 10 , 2015

    In conversation with Morten Schmelzer, Director Business Development and Strategic Relations at Eurovent.

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  • REPORT: GCC states must prioritise more efficient energy use

    September 02 , 2015

    Although the recent drop in oil prices has made conventional sources of energy cheaper in the GCC, a new report says it should not discourage investment in alternative energy supplies

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  • Metro projects dominate railway developments in the GCC

    September 01 , 2015

    "Despite years of talks and planning, we are still no closer to the development of a GCC rail network even though we are just three years away from the official opening date," says Ed James, Director of Content & Analysis at MEED Projects.

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  • Lebanon spends $7.2bn on greenfield projects abroad

    Lebanon September 01 , 2015

    Lebanon is the seventh largest source of greenfield investment among 19 Arab countries, after the UAE ($297bn), Bahrain ($68bn), Kuwait ($67bn), Qatar ($48bn), Saudi Arabia ($41bn) and Egypt ($20bn) approximately.

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  • Shortages may pose a challenge for GCC construction industry in next 2 years

    United Arab Emirates September 01 , 2015

    Population growth has created a large demand for more building and development in GCC countries, but shortages for materials and labour may cause delays

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  • UAE building owners can now install solar panels

    United Arab Emirates August 31 , 2015

    The solar panel invitation is one of three smart initiatives being offered as part of the Smart Dubai project launched by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

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  • DEWA receives youth group at its sustainable building

    United Arab Emirates August 31 , 2015

    DEWA’s Sustainable Building is the first sustainable government building in the UAE and the largest government building in the world to receive a Platinum Rating for green buildings from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).

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  • Construction contracts in Gulf could cross $194 billion

    United Arab Emirates August 30 , 2015

    Positive outlook on the horizon for GCC construction markets as many sectors defy oil prices amid renewed confidence

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  • The Big 5 Hub Quarterly #3 launched today

    United Arab Emirates August 26 , 2015

    The third issue of The Big 5 Quarterly is distributed today with 20,000 printed copies and an e-edition distributed worldwide to more than 350,000 construction professionals

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  • India, GCC countries aim to build lasting partnerships through economic forum

    August 25 , 2015

    The forum will bring together political and business leaders from across the Middle East who shall discuss strategies and solutions to investor challenges in India

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  • Engineering executives, other positions in high demand for Dubai market

    United Arab Emirates August 25 , 2015

    Executives from US, UK , Canada, Australia, France, Netherlands, India and 13 other countries from different continents eyeing Dubai's job market

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  • Kuwait to focus on affordable housing for next 10 years

    Kuwait August 24 , 2015

    The residential market of Kuwait is currently undersupplied, with the demand for the government-funded housing units to reach 110,300 units by the end of 2015 and 175,000 units by 2020

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  • Dubai's Drake and Scull appoints new CFO

    August 24 , 2015

    Sam Deeb was formally CFO of Abu Dhabi-based family conglomerate Al Jaber Group before now joining DSI as new CFO

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  • REPORT: GCC retail market to reach $221bn in 2015

    United Arab Emirates August 20 , 2015

    GCC retail sales are forecast to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.3 per cent between 2013 and 2018 to reach $285 billion.

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  • REPORT: Dubai Expo 2020 expected to generate $23bn

    United Arab Emirates August 20 , 2015

    Dubai Expo 2020 is forecast to boost economic growth to an average 6.4% a year until 2016, and as high as 10.5% by 2020, according to a report analysing the impact of the event.

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  • Kuwait approves series of projects worth $9.9bn

    Kuwait August 16 , 2015

    The government plans to generate 15 per cent of energy via renewable sources

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  • Shapoorji Pallonji starts construction at Green Community Project (Phase III)

    United Arab Emirates August 16 , 2015

    With an expected completion date of 2017, the project is being developed by Union Properties and designed by Dewan Architects and Engineers

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  • Kuwait awards $1.57 billion refinery deal

    Kuwait August 13 , 2015

    Winning consortium Saipem Co and Isar Energy Co secures final major contract for the Al-Zour refinery project

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  • Kuwait's total spending on energy projects expected to reach $100bn over next five years

    Kuwait August 09 , 2015

    Energy projects constitute 40 per cent of the total construction projects in Kuwait as of May 2015

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  • Indians ranked top foreign investors in Dubai property

    United Arab Emirates August 06 , 2015

    Indian investors carried out $2.12bn worth of transactions in the first half of 2015, followed by British, Pakistanis and Canadians

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  • IN PICTURES: Top 10 infrastructure projects in Kuwait

    Kuwait August 05 , 2015

    The Big 5 Hub’s guide to 10 of the biggest infrastructure projects in Kuwait. Produced in association with The Big 5 Kuwait 2015 knowledge partner Ventures ME.

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  • Dubai Investments Park attracts 436 new companies in the first five months of 2015

    United Arab Emirates August 05 , 2015

    Dubai Investments' business park in the south of Dubai reveals the number of new businesses, which have moved in this year

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  • Dubai real estate investment reaches $14.4bn in H1 2015

    United Arab Emirates August 04 , 2015

    Dubai Land Department said that 20,000 investors collectively contributed $14.4bn (AED53bn) and UAE nationals topped the list with $3bn (AED11.5bn) Dubai property market transactions.

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  • Riyadh property prices drop, rents increase in Q2 2015

    United Arab Emirates August 04 , 2015

    A new report by JLL says that a new tax on undeveloped land in Saudi Arabia will encourage the construction of more residential units in Riyadh.

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  • Alstom wins $87.9m Algeria tramway contract

    Algeria August 04 , 2015

    The extended line in the Constantine area will span 18 kilometres in total once work is completed.

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  • Series of world firsts for new Meydan One mega development

    United Arab Emirates August 04 , 2015

    • World’s longest indoor ski slope at 1.2km • World's largest dancing fountain (50% bigger than the Burj Khalifa) • World’s tallest residential tower 711m (overtaking Dubai's Princess Tower) • World’s highest 360-degree observation deck at 655m. • Sky...

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  • US louvre company reveals Dubai distributor deal

    United Arab Emirates August 02 , 2015

    Air Louvers, best-known for an extensive line of fire-rated vision lites to fit a range of glass and door thicknesses, has signed a new distribution deal with a partner in Dubai

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  • US louvre company reveals Dubai distributor deal

    United Arab Emirates August 02 , 2015

    Air Louvers, best-known for an extensive line of fire-rated vision lites to fit a range of glass and door thicknesses, has signed a new distribution deal with a partner in Dubai

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  • What the construction sector needs to do next as house prices fall in Dubai

    United Arab Emirates July 30 , 2015

    This week the full effects of government mortgage controls and lower oil prices were seen in Dubai where 66 per cent fewer home retail sales took place in the first six months of the year compared with 2014. Gary Wright considers what is next for the...

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  • Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build Saudi refinery

    Kuwait July 29 , 2015

    Construction of the 615,000 barrel per day refinery is expected to be a major boost to Kuwait's economy.

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  • Main Data Center Room Rehabilitation and Preparation Works

    Kuwait July 29 , 2015 Read More
  • External & Border Roads

    Kuwait July 29 , 2015 Read More
  • Cyclotron Building & Cyclotron Device

    Kuwait July 29 , 2015 Read More
  • Kuwait's big infrastructure spend hits new high in 2015

    Kuwait July 28 , 2015

    Kuwait's infrastructure sector is moving ahead quickly in 2015 signalling the huge growth forecast in the country for the next five years. A new report by Ventures ME looks at the sector.

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  • Drake & Scull wins $59m MEP contract for Kuwaiti education project

    Kuwait July 27 , 2015

    The new contract brings DSI’s total project awards in 2015 year to date to$435m (AED1.6bn) in value.

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  • Kuwait's construction sector continues to flourish

    Kuwait July 22 , 2015

    Plans to deliver more roads, residential units and infrastructure projects by 2020 will keep the sector on a growth path, despite challenges presented by reduced oil revenues and the rising cost of raw materials

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  • Main Stores Maintenance

    Kuwait July 16 , 2015 Read More
  • Terminal 2 Project - Kuwait International Airport

    Kuwait July 13 , 2015 Read More
  • Roads, Bridges, Rainwater & Sewage Construction Project

    Kuwait July 13 , 2015 Read More
  • Petrofac awarded $780m Kuwait EPC project

    Kuwait July 12 , 2015

    The MGT system will provide the feedstock to each of the GCs via three independent networks of intermediate manifolds and pipelines.

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  • dmg events to launch The Big 5 for East African construction sector

    Kenya July 12 , 2015

    The inaugural event will take place from November 2-4, 2016 in Kenya’s capital Nairobi.

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  • Al Ghouse Road Construction & Rehabilitation Project - Package 1

    Kuwait July 09 , 2015 Read More
  • Al Ghouse Road Construction & Rehabilitation Project - Package 3

    Kuwait July 09 , 2015 Read More
  • Al Ghouse Road Construction & Rehabilitation Project - Package 2

    Kuwait July 09 , 2015 Read More
  • Marmo Classic on Levant expansion

    United Arab Emirates July 08 , 2015

    Marmo Classic Stones Factory LLC will take part in events in Kuwait City and Amman

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  • New report uncovers Kuwait’s booming energy sector

    Kuwait July 07 , 2015

    The state's implementation of new PPP laws and the $100bn worth of investment due to be awarded to its energy projects over the next five years show an energy construction market that is gaining momentum

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  • Reem Mall plans approved by Abu Dhabi UPC

    United Arab Emirates July 05 , 2015

    The Concept Planning Report (CPR) approval paves the way for the Enabling Works Permit, also issued by the UPC, which will allow for construction to commence on the $1bn project this year.

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  • Kuwait construction sector thriving with $188bn projects underway

    Kuwait July 01 , 2015

    Kuwait has a combined value of retail, interior and fit-out market standing at $31 million.

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  • Terminal 2 Project - Kuwait International Airport

    Kuwait July 01 , 2015 Read More
  • Cleaning, Transportation, & Waste Disposal Services - Group 5

    Kuwait July 01 , 2015 Read More
  • Cleaning, Transportation, & Waste Disposal Services - Group 4

    Kuwait July 01 , 2015 Read More
  • Facilities O&M

    Kuwait July 01 , 2015 Read More
  • External & Border Roads Construction

    Kuwait June 29 , 2015 Read More
  • SITE VISIT: Sobha Hartland - Mohammed bin Rashid City

    United Arab Emirates June 29 , 2015

    Sobha Hartland project is on track with one of the schools set to open in September 2015 and all other properties to be delivered between 2017 and 2020. The Big 5 Hub went along to see work in progress.

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  • Kuwait National Security Bureau Building Project

    Kuwait June 28 , 2015 Read More
  • Consultancy Services

    Kuwait June 28 , 2015 Read More
  • Intersections & Bridges Construction Works

    Kuwait June 28 , 2015 Read More
  • Facilities O&M

    Kuwait June 28 , 2015 Read More
  • Cyclotron building construction

    Kuwait June 28 , 2015 Read More
  • Honeywell launches new security camera series in the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates June 25 , 2015

    New series provides simpler and more effective solutions for smaller scale and entry-level security requirements.

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  • REPORT: GCC construction industry witnessing a growth phase

    June 24 , 2015

    "The GCC governments challenge to diversify their economies from oil & gas and their consistent focus on infrastructure development across sectors has kept the construction industry in focus," says Sanjay Bhatia, Managing Director, Alpen Capital Investment...

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  • Agility unit to invest $225m in Abu Dhabi mall project

    Kuwait June 23 , 2015

    The mall will be a partnership project where investment from United Projects Company for Aviation Services (UPAC)

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  • Kuwait inks $1.4bn gas deal, project to complete in 2019

    Kuwait June 22 , 2015

    The project will link Kuwait's eastern onshore Burgan field and northern fields with Al-Ahmadi refinery in the southeast.

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  • Microwave Towers & Lines Construction

    Kuwait June 22 , 2015 Read More
  • Report: Kuwait's five-year plan to boost infrastructure projects

    Kuwait June 18 , 2015

    A new report by Ventures highlights Kuwait’s focus on diversification by moving from a predominately oil-based economy and increasing spending in other sectors including infrastructure

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  • Lebanon receives $180M loan for water project

    Lebanon June 18 , 2015

    The agreement was made between Lebanon and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development, which extended a loan worth 32 million Kuwaiti dinars, and the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, which lent 21 million Kuwaiti dinars.

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  • New sun control fabric can scratch 25% off your energy bill

    United Arab Emirates June 17 , 2015

    GCC has more than 1,200 sustainable projects, with Dubai spending $820m to make 30,000 buildings energy-efficient by 2030, according to a report by Ventures Middle East.

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  • Egypt inks $4.6bn development contract with Arabia Group

    Egypt June 10 , 2015

    Initial agreement for the project in the Cairo suburb of 6th of October City was inked earlier this year at an investment summit in Egypt where billions of dollars of deals and pledges were signed.

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  • Almost 7% annual growth for MEA construction sector

    June 08 , 2015

    Kingdom Tower, Lamar Towers, Damac Heights and ADNOC Headquarters have been identified as some of the leading projects currently contributing to growth in the region

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  • Cleaning, Transportation, & Waste Disposal Services - Group 5

    Kuwait June 07 , 2015 Read More
  • Cleaning, Transportation, & Waste Disposal Services - Group 4

    Kuwait June 07 , 2015 Read More
  • Cleaning, Transportation, & Waste Disposal Services - Group 10

    Kuwait June 07 , 2015 Read More
  • Roads, Car Parks & Infrastructure Network Construction Works

    Kuwait June 07 , 2015 Read More
  • dmg events appoints new Vice President of Design & Hospitality Division

    United Arab Emirates June 03 , 2015

    Andy Stuart has worked on several show launches, awards, publications and digital communities with operational experience throughout the UK & Europe, India, Russia, UAE, China and the USA.

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  • Utilization and Management of Site

    Kuwait May 30 , 2015 Read More
  • Maintenance of Roads and Squares

    Kuwait May 30 , 2015 Read More
  • Investment of Electronic Services Machines Sites

    May 30 , 2015 Read More
  • Kuwait turns to renewable energy to meet growing demand

    Kuwait May 27 , 2015

    The Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) has launched a new solar energy project launched in Zahra, Kuwait.

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  • Viking Gulf sets its sights on the FM sector in the UAE

    United Arab Emirates May 20 , 2015

    Facilities management is the industry to look at says Viking Gulf Chairman, stating that the business is the most professional in the UAE

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  • Swiss-Belhotel International signs five-star hotel in Bahrain

    United Arab Emirates May 14 , 2015

    Leading global hospitality management chain furthers its expansion into the GCC with new hotel

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  • Take a look into the future with our latest magazine

    United Arab Emirates May 06 , 2015

    The Big 5 series of construction shows is the key to success in the region with thousands of satisfied exhibitors. Our magazine brings together our commercial shows and all the news and insight from across the region. You can read the latest issue for free.

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  • Faithful+Gould joins $1bn Reem Mall development team

    United Arab Emirates May 05 , 2015

    Currently at concept design stage, the Reem Mall project is expected to start construction later in 2015 with opening scheduled for 2018.

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  • SSH Bahrain wins Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Sabah Highway project

    Bahrain May 04 , 2015

    The project aims to reduce traffic congestion and delays during peak hours by upgrading the current highway to a motorway standard.

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  • Prysmian’s Cables: The region’s favorite

    April 30 , 2015

    Jumana Abdel-Razzaq speaks to Prysmian Group’s Managing Director of the Middle East on how his company has been bringing industry cables to the region for more than 30 years

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  • Egypt and Kuwait sign contracts worth $1.6bn for energy projects

    Egypt April 16 , 2015

    Egyptian government's effort to encourage private investment to renovate the creaking national grid began with initial reforms to costly energy subsidies in 2014.

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  • Kuwait set to award $47 billion of construction contracts this year, double the 2014 figure

    Kuwait April 15 , 2015

    Kuwaiti government shows new drive to move ahead with vital infrastructure and oil projects with $5bn awarded in the first three months of 2015

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  • IN PICTURES: Top 10 GCC airport projects

    April 01 , 2015

    The Middle East is the air travel crossroads for the world and billions of dollars is being invested in airport expansion. Take a look at our Top 10.

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  • Clifford Chance advises on $10 billion Saudi Aramco facility

    Saudi Arabia April 01 , 2015

    The international law firm has been advising Saudi Aramco's lenders since 1979.

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  • Indian Nuberg secures $35 million contract for turnkey Saudi Arabia chemical plant

    United Arab Emirates March 26 , 2015

    Saudi Arabia's First Greenfield Sulfolane Manufacturing Plant contract secured by growing Indian supplier Nuberg EPC

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  • Diyar Al Muharraq signs $732 million agreement with Bahrain ministry

    Bahrain March 23 , 2015

    Bahrain’s Ministry of Housing has purchased 3,100 residential units for $732 million (BD276m) from Diyar Al Muharraq as part of its Social Housing Programme.

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  • Tamdeen Group launches $700m mixed-use project in Kuwait

    Kuwait March 16 , 2015

    The project will include a mall, two high-rise residential towers, one furnished apartment tower, a marina and a five star hotel.

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  • IN PICTURES: 10 GCC healthcare projects

    Saudi Arabia March 11 , 2015

    Saudi Arabia is expected to spend 18.6% of its total 2015 budget on healthcare.

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  • Swiss-Belhotel International debuts in Abu Dhabi with newest launch

    United Arab Emirates March 10 , 2015

    The launch of the new hotel in Abu Dhabi brings the company's portfolio in the Middle East to up to eleven hotels and projects

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  • UAE minister says GCC rail's 2018 deadline may not be met

    United Arab Emirates March 09 , 2015

    Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi said that GCC leaders knew that some countries may face challenges meeting the deadline when they met in Kuwait three years ago.

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  • SSH Bahrain wins Ras Al Barr Resort project

    Bahrain March 08 , 2015

    SSH Bahrain has been awarded a contract for Ras Al Barr Resort by PK Development Company, a joint venture between Kuwait Finance House and private investors.

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  • Investment in power, infrastructure & construction fuels ME power cables market

    United Arab Emirates March 05 , 2015

    The GCC interconnection power grid project to open up lucrative opportunities for market participants, says Frost & Sullivan.

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  • Qatar aims for 80% of 2022 World Cup projects to be sustainable

    Qatar March 04 , 2015

    Qatar is on track to ensure the overwhelming majority of the projects to be used in the 2022 FIFA World Cup will achieve world-class standards of sustainability.

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  • Construction Projects Execution & Maintenance

    Kuwait March 02 , 2015 Read More
  • Shapoorji Pallonji wins $525 million contract for Kuwait University

    Kuwait March 01 , 2015

    Shapoorji Pallonji has won a $525 million build-operate contract for Kuwait University.

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  • Dewan Architects & Engineers begin work on Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall

    United Arab Emirates February 25 , 2015

    Dewan Architects & Engineers have started work on the design of Reem Mall in Abu Dhabi.

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  • Qatar Rail restarts tendering for long-distance network

    Qatar February 24 , 2015

    Pre-qualification tenders have once again been launched for civil work on the first phase of Qatar’s long distance passenger and freight rail network, casting the 2018 completion date on the project into serious doubt.

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  • Construction Projects Execution & Maintenance

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Additional Floor Construction Works

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Casualty Section Extension Works

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Consultancy Services

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Volunteer Work Center Construction

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Electrical Substation

    Kuwait February 20 , 2015 Read More
  • Construction & Completion Works

    Kuwait February 17 , 2015 Read More
  • Study, Design, & Construction Supervision

    Kuwait February 17 , 2015 Read More
  • Ground Traffic Marks Maintenance

    Kuwait February 17 , 2015 Read More
  • The Big 5 Hub Quarterly launched today... read it here for FREE

    United Arab Emirates February 17 , 2015

    The first edition of The Big 5 Quarterly was launched on February 17 with construction news, views and previews of everything associated with The Big 5 series of shows and the booming construction and build industry in the Middle East and East Asia

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  • dmg events continues global expansion with new Indian offices

    India February 15 , 2015

    dmg events Middle East and Asia has inaugurated two new offices in India and appointed Sajid Desai as Country Director.

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  • Dubai's Jumeirah Group to expand hotel portfolio into Russia

    United Arab Emirates February 10 , 2015

    Jumeirah Group plans to double its portfolio size by expanding into markets such as Russia and the Euro-zone

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  • Saudi grants $176m for Jordan’s healthcare projects

    Jordan February 04 , 2015

    Saudi Fund for Development and the government of Jordan have signed five grant agreements worth a total of $176 million aimed at promoting Jordan’s healthcare sector.

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  • Sobha Hartland project in Mohammed bin Rashid City on track

    United Arab Emirates February 04 , 2015

    Sobha Hartland project is on track with one of the schools set to open in September 2015 and all other properties to be delivered between 2017 and 2020.

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  • GE appointed technology provider for Kuwaiti healthcare projects

    Kuwait January 29 , 2015

    GE Healthcare and its partner Advanced Technology Company (ATC) will act as the technology provider for new healthcare facilities in Kuwait.

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  • New Az Zour South desalination plant inaugurated in Kuwait

    United Arab Emirates January 29 , 2015

    The plant reinforces a total daily capacity of water treatment at the Az Zour site by 25 per cent

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  • Diwaniya Airport in Iraq to be developed by Kuwaiti firm

    Iraq January 27 , 2015

    Iraqi National Investment Commission awarded Kuwait's Al Nasriyah Company a contract to build a new airport in Diwaniya governorate, Iraq.

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  • Mace appointed to project manage Abu Dhabi’s Reem Mall

    United Arab Emirates January 22 , 2015

    National Real Estate Company (NREC) has appointed Mace to project manage the development of Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi.

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  • HVAC Equipment Repair, O&M

    Kuwait January 13 , 2015 Read More
  • Swiss-Belhotel expands with 10 new hotels in the GCC

    January 11 , 2015

    The Group plans to open new hotels in the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, and Iraq

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  • Construction of Saudi substations awarded to Isolux Corsan

    Saudi Arabia January 07 , 2015

    Isolux Corsan has won a contract to build substations in Saudi Arabia.

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  • Kuwaiti development projects to be unaffected by falling oil prices

    Kuwait January 05 , 2015

    Kuwait finance minister says oil price fall will not slow economic development projects

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  • Nakheel to start leasing on Palm Jumeirah’s Golden Mile

    January 05 , 2015

    The development will have 70 outlets and around 37,000 square metres of office and retail space in total

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  • Qatar's affordable housing demand may grow at 3.75% until 2022

    December 18 , 2014

    The demand for "affordable housing" in Qatar has been projected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.75% until 2022, a new study has shown.

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  • Brazilian building material exports to GCC reach $25.6 million in first three quarters of 2014

    December 16 , 2014

    Brazilian building material exports to GCC reach $25.6 million in first three quarters of 2014

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  • DuPont conducts first-ever demonstration in Kuwait of Thermo-Man®

    December 10 , 2014

    DuPont aims to provide safety and protection to fire fighters and oil and gas workers in Kuwait.

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  • GCC rail link to be completed in 2018

    December 10 , 2014

    The GCC summit in Doha closes today with the 2018 completion date of the GCC railway link project revealed.

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  • Leminar Commences Operations in Kuwait

    December 08 , 2014

    Leminar Air Conditioning Company, the leading HVAC distribution company in the GCC, recently inaugurated their office and showroom in Kuwait City.

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  • Top Qatari contractor praises The Big 5 Dubai 2014

    December 01 , 2014

    Urbacon supports growth of The Big 5 series of events in the GCC.

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  • Kuwait's Mabanee to spend $910m on mall extension

    November 27 , 2014

    Kuwaiti real estate firm Mabanee to spend $910 million on fourth phase of The Avenues mall development

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  • New report says GCC’s green construction programme is a great business opportunity

    November 24 , 2014

    With governments fully behind sustainable building a new report examines how developers and contractors can meet new standards and how suppliers can benefit.

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  • Schneider Electric expands its Juno Lighting Group Brand into Middle East markets

    November 24 , 2014

    Juno Lighting Group joins Schneider Electric's significant market presence in the Middle East; the company's innovative luminaires will be distributed by Lumasense.

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  • New report says GCC's green construction programme is a great business opportunity

    October 28 , 2014

    Demand may outstrip the supply of vital sustainable materials to meet green building regulations in the GCC, according to a new report.

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  • New report says GCC’s green construction programme is a great business opportunity

    October 27 , 2014

    Demand may outstrip the supply of vital sustainable materials to meet green building regulations in the GCC, according to a new report.

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  • GCC MICE industry worth $1.3 billion poised for robust growth

    October 23 , 2014

    According to recent statistics, the GCC’s USD1.3 billion Meetings, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions (MICE) industry is set for continuous growth and expansion.

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