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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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Al-Hajar mountains

Runway extension for Fujairah Airport Subscription

25 May 2015 | By

Work being done as part of the international airport’s expansion plans

Oil storage

Audex awarded $231m of work on Fujairah oil storage Subscription

21 May 2015 | By

Singapore group to build oil storage terminals for two companies at UAE port


Investment drive for northern emirates Subscription

13 May 2015 | By

The UAE Minister of Public Works Abdullah Belhaif al-Nuaimi on connecting the northern emirates

Sharjah in the UAE

Sharjah economic growth to continue Subscription

10 May 2015 | By

Standard & Poor’s affirms rating and outlook despite lower oil prices

Work under way on Umm al-Quwain junction

Work under way on Umm al-Quwain junction Subscription

7 May 2015 | By

Completion due in September 2016

UAE to spend $3.2bn on federal roads by 2030

UAE to spend $3.2bn on federal roads by 2030 Subscription

6 May 2015 | By

All cities to be connected by freeways

Diamond trade

National Bank of Fujairah sets up diamond division Subscription

13 April 2015 | By

Dubai’s role as diamond trading hub grows

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Bahrain Financial Harbour

GCC states diversify their funding options Subscription

11 September 2014 | By

Bahrain and Sharjah look for new investors

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

The Burj al-Arab, in Dubai

UAE: Funding Dubai's new building boom Subscription

4 December 2014

Economic diversification is essential to the future of the UAE


UAE: Dubai boom boosts northern emirates Subscription

29 May 2014

Spreading the wealth

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Paul Trowbridge Subscription

27 January 2015

Paul Trowbridge is CEO at United Arab Bank

Robert Grosse

Robert Grosse Subscription

16 September 2014

Robert Grosse is dean, School of Business and Management, American University of Sharjah

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

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