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Dubai roads

Dubai tenders two road construction projects Subscription

8 October 2015 | By

Prices are due to be submitted in mid-October

Gas pipelines

Shah gas development reaches full capacity Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Al Hosn Gas started ramping up production in early 2015


Dubai repays $500m bond Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Timely repayment supports confidence in emirate’s debt

From our Experts

Jennifer Aguinaldo

New PPP laws just a first step Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Model requires political will and mindset shift to succeed

Jennifer Aguinaldo

PPP offers vast opportunities and risks Subscription

22 September 2015 | By

Adopting PPPs solely to address potential budgetary constraints could backfire

Jennifer Aguinaldo

GCC’s hawkish stance drives military spending Subscription

13 September 2015 | By

International politics and mounting terror threats underpin GCC’s adoption of more aggressive military stance

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Project spending: Dubai’s construction sector is slowing in 2015 following four years of growth

UAE construction costs remain stable Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Steel price fall offset by increases for other materials

Light rail: Atkins is using BIM to develop metros

UAE railway law ready next year

6 October 2015 | By

The FTA is the overriding regulator of all railway and metro schemes across the UAE


UAE works to standardise Islamic finance Subscription

6 October 2015 | By

Mature regulation would sustain Islamic sector growth

Onshore oil

Tebodin awarded Abu Dhabi onshore oil and gas contracts Subscription

5 October 2015 | By

Deals includes engineering work on upgrade of export flow measurement at several fields


Transport ministers to review GCC rail timeline

5 October 2015 | By

Ministers meet next week to discuss rail timeline and design

Etihad Rail awards employee housing deal

UAE highlights achievements in sustainable transport

5 October 2015 | By

UAE has made policy adjustments to achieve sustainable targets

On 1 September, a water salute welcomed an Airbus A380 owned by Dubai’s Emirates airline, as it made its inaugural landing at Orlando International airport in the US

Middle East leads global air travel demand Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Growth is nearly double the international average

The 52-storey Palm Tower Hotel & Residences will be built next to the planned Nakheel Mall

Nakheel awards The Palm Tower construction deal Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

UAE joint venture secures $223m contract on the Palm Jumeirah


Dubai Holding first-half profits grow by 24 per cent Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

Company focuses on developing recurring revenues

Abu Dhabi

Amec Foster Wheeler expands UAE operations Subscription

1 October 2015 | By

UK company says Abu Dhabi will be used as a hub for Middle East operations


UAE set to adopt new labour laws Subscription

1 October 2015 | By

Ministry of Labour is understood to have about 500 inspectors charged with ensuring companies are adhering to rules

Offshore oil field

Tecnicas Reunidas awarded Abu Dhabi oil field contract Subscription

1 October 2015 | By

Scope incudes onshore and offshore works

Al-Maryah Central

Local bank funds Abu Dhabi's Al-Maryah Central project Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

Financing secured for retail complex in UAE capital

Sharjah city in the UAE

Al-Futtaim Carillion selected for Sharjah HQ Subscription

28 September 2015 | By

Local/UK contractor will build Zaha Hadid-designed building

The Sharq Crossing project involves building three bridges interconnected by subsea tunnels

GCC governments return to PPP Subscription

24 September 2015 | By

Growing signs of a softening of stance towards using private finance

Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD considers IPO of subsidiary Subscription

22 September 2015 | By

Electronic payments firm could be listed

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 The UK government has offered up to $2bn of export credit guarantees to Dubai Airports Engineering Projects

UK credit agency set to expand Middle East role Subscription

8 October 2015 | By

Export credit agency to continue direct lending

Abu Dhabi capital city of the UAE

Impact of oil price squeeze on UAE reserves is limited Subscription

7 October 2015 | By

Oil now accounts for just one third of the UAE’s nominal GDP

Dubai International Financial Centre

GCC banking growth to slow Subscription

4 October 2015 | By

New credit cycle will mean harder conditions for lenders

Samer Khoury, CCC’s president of engineering and construction

Interview: Adapting for a new era of low oil prices Subscription

29 September 2015 | By

Samer Khoury, president of engineering and construction at Consolidated Contractors Company, on how he is changing strategies to counter the effect of low oil prices

Commercial bank branches in Mena region

A region lacking in banking access Subscription

28 September 2015

Populations in Middle East and North African countries would benefit from far more extensive branch networks

Middle East contract awards August 2015

Middle East contracts awarded: August 2015 Subscription

13 September 2015

Kuwait dominates awards again

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Gulf Capital SME Awards 2015

28 October 2015 | Recognising success, growth and innovation in business

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Gulf Projects Index

Value of projects planned or under way 1 October 2015

Iran’s performance dampens regional projects market Subscription

6 October 2015

Declines in Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and UAE also drag down Gulf index

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