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Northern Emirates

News and analysis, tenders, contracts awarded, commentary and economic data about Ajman, Fujairah, Ras al-Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm al-Quwain.

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Rakbank to acquire stake in insurance firm Subscription

19 August 2014 | By

Ras al-Khaimah-based bank eyes new business

Air Arabia

Air Arabia’s second quarter profits boosted by cost management Subscription

10 August 2014 | By

Airline opened second UAE hub earlier in year

Sharjah in the UAE

Dolphin Energy plans gas pipeline to supply Sharjah Subscription

7 August 2014 | By

UAE group awards design deal to ILF Consulting Engineers and invites prequalification

Gas flare

Dana Gas boosts profit on start-up of Egyptian fields Subscription

6 August 2014 | By

Company says new contracts on UAE’s Zora gas field development are imminent

UAE refining capacity

Firms bid for Fujairah refinery process units Subscription

3 August 2014 | By

South Korean groups dominate bid list as delayed $3.5bn project progresses

National Bank of Fujairah sees profit jump 31 per cent

National Bank of Fujairah sees profit jump Subscription

22 July 2014 | By

Bank’s net impairment losses fall by 15.2 per cent in first half of year

Bids due in August for Ras al-Khaimah independent water project

Bids due for Ras al-Khaimah private water project Subscription

21 July 2014 | By

Commercial submissions due on 10 August

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Real estate

Rental rates key to market stability Subscription

29 May 2014

If landlords continue to push up rents in Sharjah, they risk hurting the current growth in the market

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Special reports


Sharief Habib al-Awadhi

20 February 2014

Sharief Habib al-Awadhi is director general, Fujairah Free Zone

James Moffat Subscription

20 August 2013

James Moffat is CEO, Lamprell

Majid Jafar Subscription

20 August 2013

Majid Jafar is CEO, Crescent Petroleum

Sanjay Mehta Subscription

8 July 2013

Sanjay Mehta is CEO, Al-Nasser Industrial Enterprises

Ajay Aggarwal Subscription

8 July 2013

Ajay Aggarwal is CEO, RAK Steel

Mustafa Gorgunel Subscription

12 February 2013

Mustafa Gorgunel is general manager, Union Cement Norcem Company

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UAE: Pipeline project Subscription

9 August 2014 | By

Carrying out engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for a pipeline project

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