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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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Fewa revises northern emirates utility tariffs Subscription

17 December 2014 | By

Revisions will increase cost of water by 0.5 fils per gallon

Air separating factory

Air Liquide opens manufacturing plant in Ras al-Khaimah Subscription

16 December 2014 | By

UAE facility to produce equipment for large air separation units

Ras al-Khaimah opens prequalifications for sewerage rehabilitation

Ras al-Khaimah invites prequalification for sewerage rehabilitation Subscription

15 December 2014 | By

Prequalification deadline for consultancy contract is 1 February

Skills shortage holds back business aviation industry

Skills shortage holds back business aviation industry Subscription

14 December 2014 | By

Sector set to boom in region, but technical expertise will remain in Europe and US

Sharjah International airport

Gama Aviation to build new Sharjah hangar Subscription

11 December 2014 | By

Merger will boost expansion plans

Stevin Rock will use the UAE’s under-construction rail network to distribute products from its three quarries

Stevin Rock signs Etihad Rail deal Subscription

8 December 2014 | By

National railway will transport firm’s construction products


Asian Fibres invests $100m in UAE plastics recycling plant Subscription

1 December 2014 | By

Ras al-Khaimah facility to produce regenerated polyester staple fibre from drinks bottles

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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

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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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

Ajay Aggarwal Subscription

8 July 2013

Ajay Aggarwal is CEO, RAK Steel

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UAE: Wastewater engineering consultancy Subscription

17 November 2014 | By

Provision of engineering consultancy services for the rehabilitation of wastewater networks

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