Topic: construction

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

Saudi Arabia to ban inexperienced engineers starting January 2018

Expatriate engineers with less than five years of experience will no longer be recruited in Saudi Arabia starting January 2018, according to the Saudi Council of Engineers, Construction Week reported. Engineering companies involved in urgent projects have been given a three-month deadline to … More

New under-construction images unveiled of KPF-designed Abu Dhabi airport

Kohn Pederson Fox (KPF) has released photographs of the Midfield Terminal for Abu Dhabi International Airport, which is currently under construction, after releasing artistic images of the building on its Instgram page earlier this year.  The latest images show that the building is well … More

Mars Science City project in Dubai to be designed by Bjarke Ingels

Emirati scientists, engineers and designers from the Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre will work in collaboration with Danish architecture studio Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) to design the Mars Science City project, a $140 Million USD (AED 500 million) research city that simulates life on … More

Dubai Frame and Dubai Safari may open in 2017

Two of Dubai Municipality’s (DM) much-awaited developments may be ready by the end of this year, Construction Week Online reported. The director-general of DM, Hussain Nasser Lootah, reportedly said that Dubai Safari and Dubai Frame would be ready by the end of this … More

Construction begins on Nikken Sekkei-designed One Za’beel tower in Dubai

Ithra Dubai, the real estate developer owned by Investment Corporation of Dubai (ICD), today announced it has begun construction on its mixed-use development project One Za’abeel, designed by Japanese architect Nikken Sekkei. The Dubai-based project, due to be completed in Q4 2020, consists … More

Bee’ah’s new Zaha Hadid-designed HQ is 40% complete

Environment management company and waste management specialists Bee’ah has announced that work on its new Zaha Hadid-designed Sharjah headquarters is now 40% complete. Bee’ah group CEO Khaled Al Huraimel told fmME in an exclusive face-to-face interview that “work is currently in full swing”. … More

Plans for ‘giant extension’ to Saudi’s Makkah revealed

Details have been revealed about plans for a “giant extension” to the holy city of Makkah in Saudi Arabia. Details of the Al-Faisaliah project were announced by Prince Khalid Al-Faisal bin Abdulaziz, governor of the Makkah Region, Construction Week Online reported. A governmental … More

Dubai ruler revamps building permits procedures

A new strategy for building permit procedures has been approved by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, Construction Week Online reported. The strategy will ensure speeding up the process of acquiring building … More

Phase 1 of Saudi’s The Red Sea to complete in Q4 2022

The chairman of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) announced the launch of The Red Sea, a 34,000km2 tourism hub between the Umluj and Al Wajh cities. Deputy Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, launched the … More

Page 1 of 71234...Last