Sunday 28 May 2017

Riyadh transport project on track for 2018 launch

The King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is progressing as per schedule and on track for launch next year, said a report. It consists of a modern train system network supported by a multiple feeder bus service to ease traffic congestion in the capit


ArcelorMittal JV top bidder for Italian steel giant

AM Investco, a joint venture led by ArcelorMittal, the world's largest producer of steel, along with top Italian steel company Marcegaglia and leading banker Intesa SanPaolo, has emerged as the winning bidder for Ilva, the largest steel company in Italy, said a report, citing sources.


Aurak partners with German renewable energy firm

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (Aurak) has signed an agreement with Neon Energy Green Building Construction Materials, a multinational German company which focuses on energy-efficiency and renewable solutions. As per the deal, Neon Energy will assist the university thr


India opens longest bridge on China border

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday (May 26) inaugurated the country's longest bridge - the strategic Dhola-Sadiya Sethu connecting the north-eastern state of Assam to Arunachal Pradesh on China border. Named after Assamese singer Bhupen Hazarika, who hailed from Sa


Dalmia partners for India's longest bridge

Dalmia Cement (Bharat), one of India's leading cement manufacturers, said it has played a vital role in construction of the country's longest bridge - the strategic Dhola-Sadiya bridge connecting Arunachal Pradesh to Assam. The Bhupen Hazarika Bridge was dedicated to the


UPC unveils six e-services on revamped website

Abu Dhabi’s Urban Planning Council (UPC) has launched six major online services, as part of its digital  transformation project, with a fresh new website. This project is being rolled out in four phases and once complete, it will offer an entirely multichannel digital


Top construction firms win World Stadium Awards

Leading players in the construction and design of stadiums were honoured at the 4th edition of the World Stadium Congress Awards, held recently in Doha, Qatar, as part of the World Stadium Congress. This year’s judging panel included industry experts Philipp Herpel, the man


Waha Capital names private debt business head

Waha Capital, a UAE-based investment company with a focus on key sectors including infrastructure, industrial real estate and energy, has appointed Rashid Siddiqi as the new managing director for its private debt business, which is a new addition to the company’s fast-growing asset manage


NFT supplies Potain cranes for big Dubai project

NFT, one of the world’s top suppliers of tower cranes, has supplied nine units of Potain MCT 205 for a major new tech-focused development in Dubai, UAE. Potain is a major brand from Manitowoc Company, a leading global manufacturer of cranes and lift solutions. 


Smart homes: A necessity for a sustainable living

The concept of smart homes is finding its place in communities that are aspiring to move into the future with extra luxurious, safe, secure and convenient lifestyle. The awareness about connectivity and the importance of having smart homes has helped fill the gap that was once consider

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