News tagged "Buildings"

Cayan Towers wins CTBUH award for World's best tall building for MENA category

Cayan Towers wins CTBUH award for World's best tall building for MENA category

1st July 2014

Cayan Tower in Dubai has won the Middle East and Africa category of the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat’s (CTBUH) best tall buildings in the world competition for 2014. Winning buildings were selected from the USA, Australia, the Netherlands and the UAE. One of the four will be named overall winner for the ‘Best Tall Building Worldwide’ accolade in November.[..]

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UAE Construction industry to see 17% rise in contractor awards in 2014

UAE Construction industry to see 17% rise in contractor awards in 2014

15th June 2014

The UAE construction industry is expected to witness contractor awards totaling to over  US$47Park Lane Tower in Business Bay-12-Jun-2014-Progress Billion in 2014. In 2013, the value of total contracts awarded to contractors was valued at over US$40 Billion, thus forecasting a growth of 17% in 2014. This includes contracts awarded in project sectors – Buildings, Industrial, Infrastructure and Energy.

National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC), Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Arabtec, Al Jaber Transport and General Contracting, Ghantoot Transport & General Contracting and Al Futtaim Carillion tops the list of contractors in terms of value of contracts awarded in 2014 till date.[..]

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Top Building Contractor Awards in the GCC in Q1, 2014

Top Building Contractor Awards in the GCC in Q1, 2014

29th May 2014

GCC-countriesThe contractors witnessed brisk activity in the first quarter of 2014 with building sector alone contributing a rise of over 25% in contractor awards in the GCC Countries as compared to same period in 2013. The top projects in which contractors were appointed in the months of January, February and March 2014 are listed in the table below. Arabtec, Construction and Reconstruction Engineering Co. (CRC), Syed Hamid Behbehani & Sons, Al Hani Construction & Trading rank in the top in terms of value of contracts awarded.[..]

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Qatar to invest QR664 Billion in infrastructure

17th April 2014

Qatar will invest around QR664bn in infrastructure, excluding projects in oil and gas sector, in the next five years, said H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim Al Thani, the Minister of Economy and Trade on 15 April 2014 while addressing a conference organsised by the GCC and Yemen Building Materials Manufacturers Forum, reported The Peninsula.[..]

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Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2014 will provide solutions to Dubai’s changing skyline

6th March 2014

Dubai will be hosting Smart Skyscrapers Summit 2014 on 28 & 29 April 2014 at Sofitel Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa attracting over 300 senior architects, engineers, policy-makers, developers, contractors and building managers from across the GCC region. The conference will see presentations and case studies from local and international thought-leaders, a showcase of the most innovative building technologies and solutions from around the world.[..]

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Major Ongoing and Planned Building Projects in Qatar

11th November 2013

Qatar Building project sector has witnessed contractor award of over US$8.5 billion in the period from January to October 2013. The same period also witnessed announcement of many new projects including few very high valued projects. A list of major building construction projects which are currently ongoing or planned in Qatar are listed below:[..]

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