Topic: construction

Azizi Developments reveals completion dates for Riviera mega project

UAE-based Azizi Developments has announced scheduled completion dates for phases of its flagship project in Meydan One, Dubai. The company said phases one and two of Azizi Riviera are set to complete in the first quarter of 2019, with phase three and four … More

Saudi’s Vision 2030 ‘cannot be achieved’ without disruptive technology

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 “cannot be achieved” without the help of disruptive technology such as 3D printing, according to Autodesk’s head of AEC and manufacturing, Naji Atallah. Atallah, from multinational software company Autodesk, told Construction Week that “disruptive technologies”, including 3D printing, augmented … More

Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 to implement green building designs

Sustainable building designs will play a vital role in boosting the kingdom’s Vision 2030 goals, industry experts have said ahead of the Big 5 Saudi in Jeddah, Construction Week Online reported. The event, scheduled to run from 5 to 8 March, 2018, will … More

Dubai Municipality approves 1,000ha of construction projects in Dubai

Up to 1,000ha of construction projects were approved by Dubai Municipality until December 2017, Construction Week Online reported. These developments have a floor space of 1,100ha, and are distributed across categories such as residential, commercial, public services, mixed-use, tourist, and open area projects. … More

Construction progress announced for Dubai Expo 2020 Theme Pavilions

Construction on the three Theme Districts is advancing with foundation works complete and building structure continuing to rise, Expo 2020 said in a recent update. Construction Week Online reported that all major design elements have been completed, with Al Wasl Plaza- designed by … More

Work on Dubai’s Expo 2020 country pavilions planned for April

Work on Expo 2020 Dubai country pavilions has been planned to start in April this year, Construction Week Online reported. As many as 180 countries are taking part in the Expo, which will run for six months from 20 October to 10 April, … More

Miral appoints main contractor for Yas Bay development

UAE-based developer Miral has appointed BAM International as main contractor for the arena, plaza, and nearby retail and F&B spaces planned for the $3.2bn (AED12bn) Yas Bay development in Abu Dhabi, according to Construction Week Online.  Construction on the arena started earlier this … More

Over 1000 buildings have been constructed in Q3 in Abu Dhabi

A total of 1,104 buildings were completed in the third quarter of 2017, according to data from the Statistics Centre – Abu Dhabi (SCAD). Arabiab Business reported that the total number of developments during the quarter were a 16.7 percent increase from the … More

Zaha Hadid-designed Bee’ah HQ tops out in Sharjah

Bee’ah commemorated the completion of the highest point of its new Zaha Hadid-designed headquarters with a topping out ceremony, held earlier this month at the site in Al Saj’ah. Bee’ah says the event indicates the progress of the project, and is on course for a Q4 2018 … More

First country pavilions for Expo 2020 Dubai make construction progress

Expo 2020 Dubai’s pavilions for some participant countries have reached above-ground level, a key milestone in construction on the 4.38 square kilometre site in Dubai, organisers said on Monday, Arabian Business reported.  These buildings are the first structures to reach above-ground level while … More

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