Construction Industry News

China State Corporation bagged RTA contract for Dubai Water Canal Phase II

11th May 2014

RTA has awarded a contract worth Dhs.384 Million for Phase II of the Dubai Water Canal Project to China State Corporation. Phase II will provide a link between Dubai Creek and the Arabian Gulf via a water canal passing across Sheikh Zayed Road, Al Safa Park, Jumeirah 2 and up to the Arabian Gulf near the southern part of the Jumeirah Creek Park.[..]

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Nass Contracting appointed as Phase 1 contractor of Dragon City, Bahrain

7th May 2014

Bahrain's Diyar Al Muharraq appointed Nass Contracting for the construction of Phase 1 of Dragon City, a Chinese-themed retail development in its Diyar Al Muharraq master planned project. Dragon City will have a gross floor area of 51,000m2 with space for about 700 individual retail store spaces, warehousing covering 5,000m2, a dining street of approximately 6,000m2, and parking for about 1,500 vehicles. The project is located in the southwest corner of Diyar Al Muharraq on an area of 115,000m2.[..]

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Etihad Rail plans to build four stations in Dubai

7th May 2014

Etihad Rail, UAE’s national railway network, is planning to build four stations to connect to the Dubai Metro. The locations being studied are Jebel Ali Port, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubailand and in Meydan.[..]

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Dubai to spend US$1.6 Billion to create 'green paradise' by 2025

Dubai to spend US$1.6 Billion to create 'green paradise' by 2025

7th May 2014

green-burjDubai Municipality reported that it is planning to spend AED6 billion ($1.63 billion) to transform the emirate into a "green paradise" by 2025.

"We have plans for giant projects by 2025, which include the expansion of sewer lines and the irrigation network," said Salah Abdul Rahman Amiri, assistant director-general of the Municipality in comments published by news agency WAM.[..]

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OPW Conference Launches Green Energy Initiatives

7th May 2014

The Public Authority for Electricity and Water (PAEW) has announced plans to generate a portion of electricity production from the sun by 2020. The bold move toward solar energy is the first in a series of efforts by PAEW to meet the population’s high demand for energy and water, reduce wastage in the utility networks, and incorporate renewable energy technologies into rural projects.[..]

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