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Mega Yacht Marina will be build on The Palm Jumeirah

Palm Jumeirah will also have a marina marked exclusively for mega yachts, one of the few such destinations in the world to have...

Three giant bridges to service the Palm Deira

Dubai's master developer, Nakheel, has revealed that Deira Island Front at the base of Palm Deira will have three 12-lane bridges that will connect...

Dubai World Central paved way for DWC Aviation City Construction

Grading work on the fourth phase of Dubai World Central (DWC)- the 140-square kilometre, multi-phase urban land development centred around the Al Maktoum...

Major construction contract signed for Tameer Towers

Real estate leaders Tameer and Sorouh today finalized an agreement with a joint venture of Al Habtoor Engineering / Murray & Roberts / Al...

Three in bid for DEWA’s seawater contract

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (Dewa) said it has received bids from three groups for the $1.5bn contract to build the Hassyan sea-water cooling...

The construction of large aquatic sports centre awarded to Binladin Group

Saudi Binladin Group, a multinational construction conglomerate and holding company, has been awarded a contract worth Dh1.1 billion ($300 million) to design and build...

The Big 5 to support green building initiatives

The Middle East's biggest construction trade show has introduced a unique programme to make it easier for specifiers, contractors and developers to source...

Fayrouz Tower – Costruction Updates

Directly from the developer Fayrouz is the 2nd tower among the 7 towers which BSEL is developing in the Emirates City of Ajman. It...

Dubai Municipality project gives beaches a facelift

Dubai Municipality's Environment Department is currently undertaking an ambitious project to rejuvenate beaches of the emirate as part of an integrated and...

Building Materials Index – Second Edition

The Department of Planning and Economy (DPE) - Abu Dhabi today released the second edition of the Building Materials Index in a bid to...

MBRCF embarked upon number of charity projects in Iraq

The Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Charity and Humanitarian Foundation (MBRCF) has embarked upon a number of charity projects in various parts of Iraq...

The Dubai Mall to open on October 30, 2008

Emaar Malls Group has finalised the opening date of its flagship mall development The Dubai Mall as October 30, 2008. In one of the...

Compliance with midday break hits record rates

Average compliance with the midday break given to outdoor workers from 12:30 to 3:00 pm were 99.6 per cent in Abu Dhabi, 98...

Nakheel begins reclamation of Mina Rashid

The first call to the Seaway, a Boskalis trailer suction hopper dredger vessel, to initiate the reclamation of Mina Rashid on Tuesday 15 July,...

Price index for building materials

The statistics section at the Department of Planning and Economy (DPE) is planning to issue general price index for basic building materials similar to...

The master plan for Oqyana World First revised

With the final master plan in hand, it's action station as the $5 billion Qqyana World First gets set to launch its construction program...