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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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Desalination plant

Ajman desalination plant will be EPC contract Subscription

26 January 2015 | By

Feasability studies for planned 30MIGD plant tendered

Landfill site

Landfill site Sharjah's first solar plant tender Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

20MW plant to power Sharjah main landfill facility

Fujairah refinery bids set for March

Fujairah refinery bids set for March Subscription

22 January 2015 | By

Contractors given deadline for main package of new refinery project

Air Arabia

Air Arabia to open new hub in Jordan Subscription

7 January 2015 | By

Sharjah low-cost carrier buys 49 per cent stake in Jordan’s Petra Airlines

FNC starts work on Fujairah Business Centre Subscription

29 December 2014 | By

Contraction of office complex to be completed in three years


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

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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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