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Abu Dhabi property market gathers strength Subscription

30 January 2014, 8:41 GMT | By

UAE capital’s property sector enjoys strong performance in 2013

Ambition: 2014 will be the year of industry in Abu Dhabi, according to the Industrial Development Bureau

Abu Dhabi refocuses on industry Subscription

12 December 2013, 14:35 GMT | By

A new bureau will draw up a revised strategy to grow the emirate’s manufacturing sector

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Regional metro schemes

New players to fill metro void

20 March 2014, 16:26 GMT

With the region’s metro boom gathering pace, competition for resources is also mounting

Stocks: 2014 could see a steady stream of offerings

High hopes for new UAE listings

27 February 2014, 14:27 GMT | By

The UAE’s stock markets are in dire need of successful initial public offerings to increase liquidity and offer diversification


Abu Dhabi has time on its side

27 February 2014, 14:13 GMT

The emirate can afford to meet its industrial diversification targets at a slower pace than neighbouring states

Abu Dhabi power schemes

Progress needed on Abu Dhabi power plants

20 February 2014, 16:03 GMT

The UAE capital must ensure delays on its power schemes do not erode its reserve margin

Manufacturing: Abu Dhabi is revising growth targets

A move in the right direction Subscription

12 December 2013, 15:09 GMT

Abu Dhabi is looking to increase the industrial sector’s contribution to economic growth and is pursuing a revised strategy

Abu Dhabi: Congestion continues to plague the emirate

Abu Dhabi renews transport plans Subscription

5 December 2013, 14:45 GMT

The UAE capital is revisiting its transport ambitions, with the help of a new plan and a super client

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Special reports


Abu Dhabi set to bolster Western Region economy

20 May 2013, 12:35 GMT | By

Situated in Arabia’s Empty Quarter, Al-Gharbia is, by far, the UAE’s most sparsely-populated region

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UAE: Factory works Subscription

11 April 2014, 10:45 GMT | By

Provision of industrial roof maintenance and waterproofing works at a factory

UAE: Electronic data management Subscription

11 April 2014, 10:40 GMT | By

Provision of electronic EHSMS data management

UAE: Communications system maintenance Subscription

5 April 2014, 9:06 GMT | By

Maintenance of a communications system

UAE (Abu Dhabi): Preparation and maintenance of theaters Subscription

30 March 2014, 10:35 GMT

Preparation and maintenance of theaters

UAE (Abu Dhabi): Manufacturing of archival "Watheq" project boxes Subscription

30 March 2014, 10:30 GMT

Manufacturing of archival “Watheq” project boxes

UAE (Abu Dhabi): Media campaign for the project "Watheq" Subscription

30 March 2014, 10:25 GMT

Media campaign for the Watheq project

UAE (Abu Dhabi): Main contract works Subscription

30 March 2014, 10:15 GMT

Pre-qualification invitation for hotel development - main contract works

UAE: Data addition and performance evaluation services Subscription

18 March 2014, 13:53 GMT | By

Addition of local staff data in a human resources system and evaluation of the consolidation performance

UAE: Tetra station Subscription

18 March 2014, 13:27 GMT | By

Construction of a terrestrial trunked radio (Tetra) station

UAE: Water tanker Subscription

17 March 2014, 10:22 GMT | By

Supply of a 14,000-litre water tanker

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Contract awards

ABB wins Zirku island power contract Subscription

6 April 2014, 11:50 GMT | By

Swiss firm will design and build power generators to boost capacity at Zadco’s Zirku island

Abu Dhabi awards $32m rig contract Subscription

12 March 2014, 13:36 GMT | By

National Oilwell Varco wins $32m contract to build onshore rig

Tebodin awarded four contracts on early-stage UAE energy schemes Subscription

19 February 2014, 8:57 GMT | By

Dutch company Tebodin wins work on Abu Dhabi refineries, Umm Shaif field and distribution terminals

Technip wins management deal on Abu Dhabi offshore scheme Subscription

13 February 2014, 10:14 GMT | By

French group to oversee phase one of the Zakum oil lines replacement project

Aabar awards contract for Hard Rock Hotel in Abu Dhabi Subscription

13 February 2014, 4:33 GMT | By

Al-Futtaim Carillion to build 378-room hotel on the corniche

Joint venture wins contract for Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Subscription

10 February 2014, 11:49 GMT | By

Arabtec subsidiary teams up with local and Chinese firms to carry out mechanical and plumbing works

Murray & Roberts joint venture wins Abu Dhabi construction deal Subscription

10 February 2014, 9:15 GMT | By

Residential development will be built at Al-Raha beach

Arabtec secures largest ever UAE construction contract Subscription

1 February 2014, 12:48 GMT | By

The $6bn contract involves building 37 towers


Mohamed Hasan al-Qemzi

20 February 2014, 6:57 GMT

Mohamed Hasan al-Qemzi is CEO, ZonesCorp, Abu Dhabi

Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan Subscription

26 January 2014, 7:45 GMT

President of the UAE and ruler of Abu Dhabi

Fahed al-Ketbi Subscription

20 January 2014, 11:40 GMT

Fahed al-Ketbi is chief operations officer, Aldar Properties

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan Subscription

7 January 2014, 6:17 GMT

Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan is Crown Prince, Abu Dhabi

Saeed Ghumran al-Romaithi Subscription

17 December 2013, 7:33 GMT

Saeed Ghumran al-Romaithi is chief executive officer, Emirates Steel Industries

John Lesniewski Subscription

17 December 2013, 7:24 GMT

John Lesniewski is acting commercial executive director, Etihad Rail

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