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How Dubai Expo 2020 will benefit the UAE Construction Industry

How Dubai Expo 2020 will benefit the UAE Construction Industry

17th June 2014

The Expo related infrastructure development and operations alone are expected to cost approximately over US$9 Billion. The value does not take into account the host of developments planned or announced by the public and private sector to support the event. Let us take a quick look at some of the opportunities available to the region’s Construction Industry from now till the event.[..]

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Oman Gas Company Awards US$ 93.5 mn Gas pipeline supply contract for Duqm

17th June 2014

A 230 kilometer gas pipeline project that is proposed to supply the Duqm Economic Zone at a cost of US$ 93.5 million (OMR 36 million), has been awarded by the Oman Gas Company.  According to Mansoor Al Abdali, acting general manager for engineering at the Oman Gas Company, tender for the construction works of the 36 inch pipeline would be announced soon and the project is expected to be completed by 2018, with the Duqm refinery likely to be the first consumer for the gas pipeline supply. The company also announced that the internal and external coatings for the pipeline would be provided will be provided locally in order to help stimulate the development of local industries.[..]

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Abu Dhabi to Expand Airports to match Etihad Expansion

16th June 2014

Abu Dhabi has planned further expansions to its facilities already under construction US$ 3 billion Midfield Terminal Building (MTB)  to match the growth in its flagship carrier Ethiad Airways, according to Tony Douglas, CEO of Etihad.[..]

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Khalifa Industrial Zone signs US$ 76 million deal with Al Khaili Group to Build Two Manufacturing Facilities

16th June 2014

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), today signed a US$ 76 million (AED 280 million)  Mustaha agreement with Saif Al Khalili group of Abu Dhabi to build two manufacturing facilities at the industrial zone.  As one of the first production plants of its kind in the UAE and a significant step toward the diversifcation efforts under Abu Dhabi's Economic Vision 2030, the factory would be set up at Kizad's mixed use cluster with a plot size of 1,102,238 square feet .[..]

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