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Abu Dhabi's TAQA Gets Nod for Dutch Gas Facility

Abu Dhabi's TAQA Gets Nod for Dutch Gas Facility

Abu Dhabi National Energy Co (TAQA), the state-run oil and gas utility firm, has received approval from the Dutch government for the construction of a gas storage facility in Dutch's Bergermeer field, it said on Wednesday.

May 2, 2012 3:28
 
Dubai's Arabtec Says Unit in $137 Million Contract Win

Dubai's Arabtec Says Unit in $137 Million Contract Win

An Arabtec Holdings unit has won three contracts in Qatar and the UAE worth $137.22 million, the Dubai builder said on Monday. The largest of the contracts, worth a combined AED504 million, is from Qatar Petroleum for the construction of a workers facility to be built over three years, according to a statement

April 23, 2012 4:25
 
Morocco axes Orascom-led group from solar project

Morocco axes Orascom-led group from solar project

Morocco has excluded a group led by Egypt-based Orascom Construction Industries from the bidding for the first phase of a major solar energy project, l'Economiste newspaper reported on Friday.

March 24, 2012 3:43
 
Dubai’s Arabtec’s Q4 profit surges

Dubai’s Arabtec’s Q4 profit surges

Dubai builder Arabtec , in which Abu Dhabi's Aabar Investments upped its stake recently, saw a three-fold rise in its fourth-quarter net profit, handily beating analyst expectations.

March 8, 2012 3:37
 
China seeks reconstruction role in Libya

China seeks reconstruction role in Libya

China has sent a team of government officials and company executives to Libya to discuss post-war reconstruction and how to protect Chinese assets, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.

February 5, 2012 12:42
 
Bouygues plans Qatar JV ahead of World Cup 2022

Bouygues plans Qatar JV ahead of World Cup 2022

Bouygues Construction, part of French conglomerate Bouygues, is to set up a joint-venture in Qatar, which is to host the 2022 soccer World Cup.

January 17, 2012 2:44
 

Dubai’s Drake & Scull in $95.8M Saudi deal

The Saudi unit of Dubai contractor Drake & Scull has signed a 352 million dirhams ($95.8 million) deal to build a commercial development project in Riyadh, the company said in a statement on Tuesday.

December 6, 2011 10:33
 

Abu Dhabi’s Commodore Contracting buys stake in Ferrostaal owner

Abu Dhabi construction company Commodore Contracting is taking a 25 percent stake in Ferrostaal's new owner, MPC Industries, Handelsblatt daily reported on Monday, citing MPC.

December 5, 2011 11:18
 
High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

High risk for Dubai’s high rise residents

Know what to when there’s a real emergency in your building? Maybe it’s time you did. Precious de Leon, asks who’s responsible for your safety at home and at work.

November 14, 2011 4:21
 
Dubious delays?: Abu Dhabi’s museum move

Dubious delays?: Abu Dhabi’s museum move

It's a marketing tactic and not economic realities that led to the decision to delay some of their projects, says TDIC. Of course, it is.

October 30, 2011 2:31