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Wastewater

Living Legends Dubailand wastewater contract awarded Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Metito wins deal for sewage treatment plant

Larsen & Toubro pulls out of New Refinery pipeline deal

Larsen & Toubro pulls out of New Refinery pipeline deal Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Dubai’s Dodsal now favourite to win Kuwait Oil Company contract

Total outstanding sukuk

Finance is the key to Dubai’s Islamic economic vision Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Sovereign sukuk issuances are driving interest in Islamic finance

Iraqi Kurdistan hydropower projects put on hold

Iraqi Kurdistan hydropower projects put on hold Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

All major schemes stopped until Isis threat recedes

Emaar Properties

Emaar revenues dip as Dubai real estate cools Subscription

30 October 2014 | By

Emaar Properties’ profits up despite income fall

Iraq oil export pipelines

Iraq to Jordan crude pipeline on indefinite hold Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Some experts believe that the $7bn pipeline project will now never be constructed

Oman fishing industry

Fishing sector to contribute $1.9bn to Oman’s GDP by 2020

29 October 2014 | By

Sultanate is currently developing one of the largest fishing port facilities in the Gulf

Firms prepare prices for Abu Dhabi Warner Bros theme park

Firms prepare prices for Abu Dhabi Warner Bros theme park Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Project part of ongoing development of Yas Island

Aviation

Bahrain receives airport prequalifications Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Project is being funded by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development

Oil and gas processing plant

Spanish consortium awarded Oman oil and gas plants modernisation Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

OHL Industrial and Sener win contract on Petroleum Development Oman facilities

Oman receives bids for Salalah private power project

Oman receives bids for Salalah private power project Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Salalah 2 facility will have a capacity of 300-400MW

Abu Dhabi

Contractors invited to bid for Tameer Towers Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Reem Island development stalled in 2009

Adwea peak water supply

Suez Environment wins major Abu Dhabi and Oman contracts Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Work will include building desalination component of Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa project

Carbon Holdings is in negotiations with the UAE government over a $400m investment in its giant Tahrir petrochemicals complex

Carbon Holdings negotiates $400m UAE investment Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Planned Tahrir petrochemicals project will involve almost $5bn in construction contracts

The Saudi-Kuwait spat has fuelled speculation that there could be delays to the ongoing $5bn oil field development project at the Wafra field

Kuwait emir visits Saudi king amid neutral zone spat Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Failure to resolve dispute could lead to production ceasing at Wafra field

Hospital

Kuwait awards hospital expansion contract Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Award is third major construction order placed in 2014

Firms submit final prices for Emirates catering facility

Firms submit final prices for Emirates catering facility Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Estimated $177m third-phase project will be built at Dubai International airport

Ashghal plans to reconfigure and develop the port area so it can be used by cruise liners visiting the country

Ashghal tenders old port construction work Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Port to be reconfigured for use by cruise liners

Egypt says terror groups poised to seize Libya oil fields

Egypt says terror groups poised to seize Libya oil fields   Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Foreign minister warns that jihadists could profit by taking control of oil assets

Gas tanks

Jordan gas terminal ready by May Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Liquefied natural gas will be imported from second quarter of 2015

Abu Dhabi revives Noor 1 solar project

Abu Dhabi revives Noor 1 solar project Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

At least 12 firms submitted expressions of interest on 26 October

Proposed entry from Dubai Metro for the 2020 World Expo in Dubai

Dubai to appoint Expo programme manager Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Award for 2020 World Expo programme manager is due by the end of this year

Kuwait has told US oil company Chevron to clear out of its offices in the neutral zone town of Mina al-Zour, saying it wants to build part of its Al-Zour New Refinery on the site

Chevron told to move amid Kuwait-Saudi Arabia dispute Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Kuwait says it wants to build part of its Al-Zour New Refinery on US company’s site

Contractors have submitted technical proposals for the contract to build a power plant at the Waad al-Shamal phosphate mining development

Technical bids in for Waad al-Shamal power plant Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Integrated power plant will contain solar component

Saudi Aramco's Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia

Aramco confirms Saipem for $2bn Khurais deal Subscription

29 October 2014 | By

Italian contractor will construct main processing facilities at oilfield expansion

Oman plans early 2015 tender for polyester complex

Oman plans early 2015 tender for polyester complex

28 October 2014 | By

Design phase almost complete on $600m-plus production facilities in Sohar

Beji Caid Essebsi, leader of Nidaa Tounes

Islamists concede defeat in Tunisia election Subscription

28 October 2014 | By

Secular party Nidaa Tunis wins 83 seats, according to preliminary results

Oman is planning to establish the largest multi-purpose fisheries facilities in the Middle East

Oman to establish $250m Duqm fisheries zone

28 October 2014 | By

Central port chosen for largest multi-purpose fishing facilities in region

Doha has extended the tender closing dates for contracts to build two of its planned football stadiums for Fifa’s 2022 football World Cup

Qatar postpones stadium tender deadlines Subscription

28 October 2014 | By

Firms to submit bids in November for Al-Wakrah and Al-Bayt stadiums

Metro

Contractors bid for Cairo metro work Subscription

28 October 2014 | By

Work covers third phase of Line 3

The corruption probe centres on Italian oil services company Saipem, which prosecutors claim paid bribes to win contracts worth $11bn in Algeria

Eni CEO attends Algeria corruption hearing Subscription

28 October 2014 | By

Probe centres on allegations that bribes were paid to win contracts worth $11bn

Liwa Plastics capacity

Oman plans to float Liwa Plastics tenders in January Subscription

28 October 2014 | By

Construction expected to start at $3.6bn petrochemicals complex in Sohar by end of 2015

Construction on Saadiyat Island in Abu Dhabi

Prequalifications in for Saadiyat Island mall Subscription

27 October 2014 | By

First package to be tendered for Abu Dhabi island mall scheme will be the enabling works

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