Arabian Industry - Construction Guide to Middle East industry news and tenders. Includes Construction, Hospitality, Aviation, Technology, Oil, Gas, Travel, Supply Chain, Utilities, Comms, and Petrochemicals information as well as live market data. Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:01:25 +0400 Arabian Industry - Construction 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2018 (webmaster) Sat, 20 Oct 2018 12:01:25 +0400 20 RAK Municipality selects Enova for renewable energy project The project&rsquo;s retrofitting measures focus on the air-conditioning and ventilation system. News | Construction Wed, 17 Oct 2018 12:45:00 +0400 JLG's engine-powered boom lifts to be equipped with 91.44cm platform The small platform enables workers to navigate tight spaces News | Construction Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:00:30 +0400 Eurovent introduces new certification programme for liquid-to-liquid plate heat exchangers This programme was developed in 2017-2018 with the support of a dedicated committee gathering three major European manufacturers. News | Construction Tue, 16 Oct 2018 05:00:30 +0400 Haulotte named as 'sustaining member' of IPAF The 'sustaining member' is a new category of IPAF membership for organisations that wish to commit to the ongoing efforts of promoting safe and effective use of powered access worldwide News | Construction Tue, 16 Oct 2018 10:30:15 +0400 Dubai Municipality develops drone for beach rescue The 'Flying Rescuer' drone can transport up to four rings of lifebuoys to a drowning incident area and support up to eight drowning people at the same time News | Construction Tue, 16 Oct 2018 09:45:45 +0400 Sanipex Group launches online platform in bathware and plumbing retail The products will be made available in just one hour after placing the order to a maximum of 48 hours, depending on the kind of products purchased. News | Construction Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:00:00 +0400 Sika opens AED40mn mortar and concrete admixture production facility in Dubai With 240,000-ton annual production capacity, the new facility will play a strategic role as a key sales and distribution center for the region News | Construction Sun, 14 Oct 2018 09:30:15 +0400 Electric power generated in Abu Dhabi increased by 4.9% in 2017 over 2016 The electricity sector in the UAE capital has been witnessing remarkable growth over the recent years. News | Construction Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:00:00 +0400 Himoinsa develops voltage transformer substations in 10ft and 20ft containers The HRS 6300 D5/6 and HRS 3150 D5/6 models optimise space by enabling the connection of up to four generator sets directly to the substation News | Construction Wed, 10 Oct 2018 04:45:15 +0400 Emerson hosts technology conference and exhibition in Saudi Arabia This first-of-its kind event in the region was designed to help customers achieve Top Quartile performance in the areas of safety, reliability, production and energy management. News | Construction Wed, 10 Oct 2018 02:15:30 +0400 Volvo to sell electric trucks in Europe from 2019 Two Volvo FL Electric trucks have already been put into trial in Sweden News | Construction Tue, 09 Oct 2018 03:45:00 +0400 Saudi Arabia's district cooling market is booming, says SNC-Lavalin SNC-Lavalin's managing director for the Middle East sees "exciting" opportunities in regional district cooling market News | Construction Tue, 09 Oct 2018 03:15:00 +0400 Solar retrofit sweeps across Dubai, Hatta The crowdfunded green energy platform has already fitted rooftop solar panels on 640 villas in Hatta, UAE News | Construction Tue, 09 Oct 2018 03:15:00 +0400 Farnek first Middle East firm to achieve FM ISO UAE-based facility management (FM) firm first in the Middle East to successfully complete certification for FM systems against ISO 41001 the first standard of its kind in the world News | Construction Tue, 09 Oct 2018 02:00:00 +0400 Signify honored for work at Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University The technology enables faculty staff to control and personalise light settings using a smartphone app, while students can be guided to rooms using lighting-based indoor positioning technology. News | Construction Tue, 09 Oct 2018 10:00:15 +0400 Access Hire Middle East adds 73 JLG boom lifts to its fleet Estimating an investment of 5,000 machines, Access Hire Middle East will deliver its integrated products and services to major projects in the construction and maintenance sector News | Construction Mon, 08 Oct 2018 07:30:30 +0400 CBFM signs three-year FM contract with Al Jimi Mall and Shabahat Plaza Firm to leverage the power of CAFM and its relationship with Aldar Properties to provide out-based performance News | Construction Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:15:00 +0400 Dubai university to have ultra-smart building operations Dubai&rsquo;s Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University&rsquo;s new premises has state-of-the-art systems to enhance assets News | Construction Mon, 08 Oct 2018 12:00:00 +0400 DEWA awards contracts worth $25m These transformers will increase the capacity, efficiency, and reliability of the electricity distribution network in Dubai. News | Construction Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:45:30 +0400 Wabco, Iveco work together to develop advanced driver assistance systems technology Wabco's OnGuard solutions feature a new radar sensor which offers a long radar detection range as well as a wide near-range field of view News | Construction Mon, 08 Oct 2018 11:15:15 +0400 Kanoo Cranes to take part in Cranes and Transport Middle East 2018 Kanoo Cranes will highlight the latest technology and application developments of its lifting and transport solutions at the international cranes and transport Middle East (CATME) conference in Dubai on 10 October 2018. News | Construction Sun, 07 Oct 2018 12:00:30 +0400 European manufacturers in the race to bring electric trucks to market Practical trials of electric trucks from Mercedes-Benz, Volvo, Renault, DAF and MAN for inner-city distribution and waste management are underway in Europe by fleet operators in preparation for mainstream adoption in 2019 News | Construction Sun, 07 Oct 2018 10:45:15 +0400 Dubai South’s VIP Terminal commissions new central cooling plant Aviation District goes with Johnson Controls&rsquo; scalable cooling concept News | Construction Thu, 04 Oct 2018 11:00:00 +0400 Rotair develops compressor for service vehicles with limited space on-board The Gommair 10 can be mounted on service vehicles for general maintenance activities using nutrunners, tyre inflation and greasing kits News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 03:00:45 +0400 Etihad ESCO retrofits over 2000 facilities, saves 170GWh of electricity and 470 MIG of water in 2017 The success of retrofit projects undertaken by Etihad ESCO plays a big role in attracting new clients, says Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad Energy Services. News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:45:45 +0400 Dubai property prices not bottoming out 'anytime soon' The project pipeline and supply/demand imbalance in the market make price reductions unlikely, Chestertons said News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:30:00 +0400 Dellner Brakes acquires Germany's JHS Jungblut This 43 employee business has its HQ in Germany with operations in China and India News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:30:00 +0400 Atlas Copco announces addition ofQAC range of containerised generators. New QAC 1450 TwinPower generator offers double the power and versatility for MPP applications News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:30:00 +0400 Hira Industries inaugurates new showroom in Al-Ain The showroom consists of a warehousing facility to ensure availability and timely delivery of stocks to customers and on-site. News | Construction Wed, 03 Oct 2018 11:15:00 +0400 TSV launches suite of integrated FM services for healthcare sector New FM alliance to take on established players such as OCS Emirates and Serco in the healthcare FM space News | Construction Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:45:00 +0400 Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi installs charging stations for electric cars The hotel has collaborated with Tesla for the new green initiative, which aims to recduce carbon footprint News | Construction Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:30:00 +0400 Dubai Metro to get new trains from November 2018 The trains will have an improved design that will increase the intake of passengers by 8%, from 643 riders to 696 riders News | Construction Mon, 01 Oct 2018 04:00:00 +0400 ASI names Dimitri Papakonstantinou as new managing director Dimitri Papakonstantinou joins fit-out arm of ASGC Group as company charts expansion of full-service offering in the GCC News | Construction Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:45:00 +0400 Cat launches new side discharge buckets The new buckets collect and transport loose materials such as sawdust, sand, mulch, and topsoil and then discharge these materials via a belt-type conveyor from adjustable openings (doors) on either side News | Construction Mon, 01 Oct 2018 09:30:45 +0400 Etihad ESCO organises retrofit workshop to discuss energy efficiency The event deliberated easy financing solutions for retrofit and solar projects that are available for developers. News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:45:30 +0400 Taqati holds first Performance Contracting and Funding Certification course in the UAE The course helps better finance energy projects and effectively apply performance contracting and creative funding models based on best practices. News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:45:30 +0400 Restrata appoints Morgan Rees as global head of monitoring and response. He will be based between both the Aberdeen and Dubai offices News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:30:00 +0400 FM workshop in Cairo focuses on North African sustainable development Association at forefront of creating sustainable FM strategies in Middle East News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:15:00 +0400 Emaar's Address Montgomerie undergoes renovation 22 rooms renovated with contemporary interiors and upscale amenities News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 11:15:00 +0400 Al Masaood to supply 300 Nissan cars for Special Olympics World Games 2019 logistics This fleet will be used to transport the Special Olympics athletes, delegations and coaches for the duration of the Games as well as for events across the UAE leading up to the Games News | Construction Sun, 30 Sep 2018 09:30:30 +0400 SageGlass launches Amazon Echo integrated glass for Middle East building occupants SageGlass completed its first Amazon Echo integration at the Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed North American Headquarters in Malvern, Pa, and is now available for users in the Middle East. News | Construction Fri, 28 Sep 2018 12:30:45 +0400 Green Arabia aims to reduce waste directed to landfills by 40% Company states trha News | Construction Thu, 27 Sep 2018 10:15:00 +0400 Etisalat Facilities Management signs deal with eSolutions for smart integrated FM solutions Strategic partnership to boost eFM&rsquo;s operations via latest cloud-based technologies News | Construction Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:45:00 +0400 Aldar Properties takes compete ownership of Khidmah Abu Dhabi-based property developer buys out remaining 40% stake in the FM company News | Construction Thu, 27 Sep 2018 09:15:00 +0400 Ras Al Khaimah Municipality, Masdar launch Model Villa Initiative The initiative will see the selection and retrofitting of a local villa to demonstrate how energy savings can be achieved in existing buildings News | Construction Wed, 26 Sep 2018 04:00:00 +0400 Signify signs deal with Imtac to power smart cities in Oman As part of this agreement, Imtac will leverage over 125 years of Signify lighting experience and its newly launched smart lighting IOT platform, Interact. News | Construction Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:30:00 +0400 Construction of Afnan and Dania districts in Midtown reached 'halfway point': Deyaar The construction of Afnan and Dania Districts are now at 50% completion News | Construction Wed, 26 Sep 2018 02:00:00 +0400 Iveco Crealis wins ‘Sustainable Bus of the Year 2019' award at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show Germany The Crealis&rsquo; on-board batteries have been reduced with in-motion-charging technology News | Construction Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:30:15 +0400 FPT Industrial showcases its Hydrogen fuel cell powertrain concept The powertrain concept has been designed with a carbon fibre, high-resistance fuel tank from which the hydrogen flows directly into the fuel cells to generate the electricity that powers a 400 kW engine News | Construction Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:15:15 +0400 HyperloopTT creates regulation and insurance framework The safety requirements and guidelines were formulated with the support of T&Uuml;V S&Uuml;D and Munich Re, and the final version of the guideline is expected to be published in Q1 2019. News | Construction Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:15:00 +0400 Polish driver wins Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018 This was the first time drivers from UAE and Saudi Arabia participated in the World Finals, after winning the local competitions in their respective countries News | Construction Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:15:30 +0400 District cooling plant begins operations at Dubai South’s VIP Terminal The plant provides highly efficient air-cooled variable speed drive York chillers. News | Construction Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:00:00 +0400 SKM launches psychrometric AC test facility The facility will have the capacity to test a range of air conditioning equipment in multimode. News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:15:30 +0400 Terex's CTL 272-18 luffing jib tower crane features a 10% increase in jib length over the previous class model The new Terex model features a maximum jib length of 61 m, 270 ton-metre load moment and maximum full-length load of 2.6 tonnes News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:45:30 +0400 Concrete will not be used for Expo 2020's Opportunity Pavilion The 4,500sqm&nbsp;Opportunity Pavilion will be built with&nbsp;timber, rope, and stone, with 111km of woven rope to form its spiral-shaped canopy News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:18:00 +0400 Emaar Development gets new CEO Saeed Hareb's appointment is one of several senior management moves across Emaar in 2018 News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:17:00 +0400 Ali Mousa wins $150.3m Dragon Towers construction contract The twin-building Dragon Towers development at Nakheel's mixed-use Dragon City community in Dubai will complete in 2021 News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 10:16:00 +0400 Emaar Properties, Al-Futtaim acquire larger stake in Emrill FM company Emrill said it will be equally owned by two of its original founders, Emaar Properties and Al-Futtaim Real Estate Investment Co News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:08:00 +0400 Azizi Developments reveals IPO plans An audit report is due for the IPO by the end of this year, the company's founder said News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 08:00:00 +0400 Lulu Hypermarket to come up in Deira's Waterfront Market The 5,110sqm hypermarket will &ldquo;provide customers and the Deira community with a wide range of competitive and quality home products&rdquo; News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:56:00 +0400 Kuwait ministry extends tender deadline for airport construction The submission deadline for programme management consulting bids has been extended by a month News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 07:44:00 +0400 Oman's Sohar Port to get $350m sugar refinery Oman Sugar Refining Plant's new facility will produce more than 900,000 tonnes of refined sugar per year News | Construction Mon, 24 Sep 2018 05:12:00 +0400 FM Expo 2018 focuses on tech-driven, sustainable trends FM Expo, organised by dmg events, will shed light on upcoming technology and recycling trends in the sector through educational content and a variety of products and services on display News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 03:00:00 +0400 Ford Trucks launches F-Max tractor at IAA Commercial Vehicles Germany The F-Max won the International Truck of the Year award, a competition evaluated by 23 judges from 23 European countries News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 11:15:30 +0400 Former CEO of Al Naboodah joins Dubai's Plafond Timmons, who has also worked at Al Fara'a Construction, announced his new role as Plafond Fit-Out's CEO on LinkedIn News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:45:00 +0400 UAE's new expat visa will 'erode' property ownership barriers, says official Seven Tides International's Abdulla Bin Sulayem told CW that the new visa would address concerns such as "lack of security on visas" News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 09:44:00 +0400 Wasl unveils one of Sheikh Zayed Road's 'largest' projects Wasl Gate, close to the Energy metro station in Jebel Ali, will feature Dubai's second Ikea outlet News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 08:34:00 +0400 Construction of Afnan and Dania at Deyaar's Midtown 50% complete Belhasa is the main contractor for both districts at the 51ha Midtown development after winning the&nbsp;project's $163m contract last July News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:13:00 +0400 Acwa Power stalls IPO plans The company planned to sell up to 30% stake by the end of this year, but the IPO has been held off according to news reports News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 06:02:00 +0400 Work on Falcon City's Eastern Residences villas to be completed in Q3 2021 The project's Eastern Residences will be completed by September 2021, and buyers will receive $40,000 per year in the event of delays News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:47:00 +0400 Second O&M contract awarded for Saudi's $23bn Riyadh Metro Flow Consortium's latest O&amp;M contract for Lines 3-6 of Riyadh Metro follows a similar deal inked with Camco for Lines 1 and 2 earlier this month News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:40:00 +0400 Dubai's new metro trains to arrive in November RTA's HE Mattar Al Tayer described the technical test run of the trains as a major development in the project that will serve Expo 2020 Dubai News | Construction Sun, 23 Sep 2018 04:27:00 +0400 Work on Dubai's MBR Solar Park's Phase 4 inspected Phase 4 of the 5,000MW MBR Solar Park marks the world's largest investment in CSP plant News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:00:00 +0400 SageGlass's electrochromic technology integrated with Amazon Echo Building occupants can now control glass tint with simple voice commands<br /> News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:35:00 +0400 German pavilion to be largest at Expo 2020 Dubai Germany's high-tech campus at Expo 2020 Dubai will debut an intelligence assistance system called Iamu, which has never been used in public News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 10:31:00 +0400 Abu Dhabi’s Al Maryah Central Mall obtains building completion certificate Set to open its doors to the public on 27 August 2019, the $1.5bn retail-led mixed use development is spread across 334,450m2 News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 07:43:00 +0400 Al Araimi Boulevard mall in Muscat gets new CEO Haifer Juma Hussain Al Zadjali will lead the Al Raid Group mall that is due to open this November News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 06:36:00 +0400 Dubai court acquits builder of manslaughter The acquittal followed the death of a contracting worker at a construction site in Dubai's Business Bay this April News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:29:00 +0400 6,000 factories to benefit from UAE's electricity tariff cut decision Large factories have been prioritised for their contribution to national industries, the UAE's Minister of Energy and Industry said News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 05:04:00 +0400 Empower to construct two district cooling plants with artificial intelligence in Business Bay Empower's Business Bay 3 and 4 plants will have a combined cooling capacity of 90,000 RT, and will use AI tech to cut energy consumption News | Construction Thu, 20 Sep 2018 04:32:00 +0400 New visa rule to drive property investment in UAE The new visa could draw significant investment into the UAE by offering security and "family unity" for expat retirees when it launches in 2019, experts told CW News | Construction Wed, 19 Sep 2018 08:10:00 +0400 MECIC Contracting's CEO plans to invest in 3D printing The chief executive officer of MECIC Contracting told CW he was eyeing acquisitions, mergers, and tech investments to fill the market gap News | Construction Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:28:00 +0400 Abu Dhabi's Imkan to develop 'Riviera of the Emirates' Imkan will unveil development plans for the "second-home destination" at Cityscape Global next month News | Construction Tue, 18 Sep 2018 02:05:00 +0400 UAE's new expat retirement visa may not curb property oversupply, says expert Laing O'Rourke Middle East's Mark Andrews told CW there won't be huge immediate impact on the demand side for residential property following the latest visa announcement News | Construction Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:54:00 +0400 Video: Construction of Dubai's Museum of the Future Check out how technology has helped to plan the design, construction, and cleaning programmes for Dubai's Museum of the Future News | Construction Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:36:00 +0400 How far has Expo 2020 Dubai progressed? Find out how Expo 2020 Dubai works are progressing with little more than a year to go until all major construction work needs to be completed News | Construction Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:19:00 +0400 Dubai World Trade Centre hands over $13m Expo Village contract to Abanos UAE-based interior fit-out and joinery firm, Abanos, will use its 2.1ha off-site facility to construct products required for the project News | Construction Mon, 17 Sep 2018 07:03:00 +0400 New terminal at Oman’s A’Duqm Airport commences operations The passenger terminal building's launch follows 45 days of operational tests, Omani authorities confirmed News | Construction Mon, 17 Sep 2018 04:27:00 +0400 Abu Dhabi launches multi-billion dollar development plan named Ghadan 21 The development programme will support real estate, renewable energy, and infrastructure projects, among others 2019 onwards News | Construction Mon, 17 Sep 2018 04:06:00 +0400 Windows Doors and Facades event to be held from 23 -25 September The event will look at sustainable, smart, and beautifully designed solutions for homes News | Construction Sun, 16 Sep 2018 10:00:00 +0400 Sreco awards SAR1.1bn infrastructure contract to Binyah Binyah, a 60:40 joint venture of Sreco and Masco, will deliver core infrastructure services for the 700ha development in Riyadh News | Construction Sun, 16 Sep 2018 07:06:00 +0400 Besix completes construction of Bahrain LNG Import Terminal in Muharraq Island Contracting giant Besix said it completed all project milestones on time despite challenges related to weather, logistics, and time constraints News | Construction Sun, 16 Sep 2018 06:26:00 +0400 Reconstruction of Iraq's Great Mosque to complete in 2023 The five-year project will create 1,000 jobs, with the UAE playing a significant role in the reconstruction and restoration of the Al-Nuri Mosque and the Al Hadba' Minaret News | Construction Sun, 16 Sep 2018 05:56:00 +0400 Saudi Arabia homes get cheaper in 2018 Only Ukraine and Peru saw real estate prices decline more than in Saudi Arabia during the 12 months to June 2018 News | Construction Sun, 16 Sep 2018 04:05:00 +0400 Work on Expo 2020 Dubai Phase 2 to complete in 2018 Ahmed Al Khatib, Expo 2020 Dubai's vice president for real estate and delivery, revealed construction updates during his keynote speech at CW's Leaders UAE summit this morning News | Construction Wed, 12 Sep 2018 06:47:00 +0400 Land prices must be regulated to spur development of mid-market hotels, says official The areas in which mid-market hotels would attract investors typically have "prohibitively" high land costs, a senior official from Swiss-Belhotel's said News | Construction Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:23:00 +0400 Dubai's RTA launches programme to train Emirati engineers Now in its fourth iteration, the Qiyadi programme is built upon three pillars covering technical experience, leadership and health News | Construction Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:24:00 +0400 Saudi's JODC awards Phase 2 of Jabal Omar project to Al Arif Contracting Al Arif Contracting will work on Phase 2 of the mixed-use Jabal Omar project in the kingdom News | Construction Sun, 09 Sep 2018 08:37:00 +0400 Bahrain ministry seeks contractor to renovate 40 Isa Town homes Issued by Eskan Bank, the construction tender has an initial bond of $2,650, and closes on 10 October, 2018 News | Construction Sun, 09 Sep 2018 07:15:00 +0400 Emaar the Economic City gets new CEO Deputy CEO Ahmed bin Ibrahim Linjawi has taken over as CEO following the departure of Fahd bin Rasheed, the developer confirmed News | Construction Thu, 06 Sep 2018 11:26:00 +0400