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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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Still no deadline for Fujairah refinery bids Subscription

16 September 2014 | By

Project owner yet to set date for commercial proposals after receiving bids in July


Dana Gas signs project finance deal for UAE offshore gas field Subscription

10 September 2014 | By

First gas production due in first half of 2015

Biofuel refinery

Design complete on Fujairah biodiesel refinery Subscription

3 September 2014 | By

Petrixo expected to tender main packages later this year


Gulf Petrochem eyes UAE downstream expansions Subscription

31 August 2014 | By

Fujairah bitumen refinery in the pipeline as Sharjah-based group’s revenue surges


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

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Bahrain Financial Harbour

GCC states diversify their funding options

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


UAE: Dubai boom boosts northern emirates Subscription

29 May 2014

Spreading the wealth

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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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