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USGME building on slitting centre success

USG Middle East (USGME) is eyeing further expansion including setting up a gypsum board manufacturing facility in Oman, enthused by the success of its new steel coil slitting centre at its base in Dammam Second Industrial City in Saudi Arabia. A joint venture between USG – a US-headquartered global manufacturer of building materials for the ...

Carillion Alawi to build $149m resort in Muscat

THE Oman Hospitality Company has awarded a RO57.37 million ($149 million) contract to ...

Bids to be invited for Bahrain airport expansion

BIDS will be soon invited from construction companies seeking to win the contract for a ...

Al Futtaim to build mall in Muscat

DUBAI-headquartered business house Majid Al Futtaim has signed an agreement for the ...

Phase Two of Muscat tourism complex to start

THE construction of Saraya Bandar Jissah, the newest integrated tourism complex in Muscat, ...





Al Habtoor adds three towers to $3bn city

DUBAI conglomerate Al Habtoor Group has unveiled plans for three exclusive residential towers which will form part of its ambitious Al Habtoor City, a Dh11-billion ($3 billion) project that is the biggest “entertainment and hospitality development currently under construction in the world”, according to the group. Located on Shaikh Zayed Road ...

Dubai Holding and Emaar to develop The Lagoons

DUBAI Holding and Emaar Properties have signed a joint venture agreement to develop The ...

$108m projects launched at Mina Al Arab

RAK Properties, a leading property developer in Ras Al Khaimah, has unveiled two flagship ...

Abu Dhabi terminal to be operational in 2017

THE Dh10.8-billion ($2.9-billion) Midfield Terminal Complex (MTC) at Abu Dhabi ...

JGE launches Phase Two of Fireside community villas

JUMEIRAH Golf Estates (JGE), a luxury residential golf community located between Green ...





Trio of expos growing in size and stature

BAHRAIN-BASED Hilal Conferences & Exhibitions (HCE) has launched a wide-reaching promotional campaign to raise awareness of three market-leading trade exhibitions it will stage simultaneously in the kingdom early next year. The promotional launch of the gulfBID, Gulf Property Show and gulfInteriors exhibitions that will take place from May 6 to 8, 2014,...

Majaal to sponsor key segment at industry fair

MAJAAL Warehouse Company, Bahrain’s small and medium enterprises (SME)-focused ...

Ceramic majors to the fore at Cevisama 2014

INTERNATIONAL ceramic majors are gearing up to showcase their cutting-edge wares at ...

KiCE’s new batching plant a major draw at Big 5 Kuwait

A NEW containerised batching plant launched by Saudi-based KiCE Construction Equipment was ...

300 exhibitors to take part in Eurasia Rail

MORE than 300 exhibitors are expected to take part in a leading railway exhibition to be ...





Industrial behemoth rises in Jubail

IT WAS called ‘the biggest boondoggle in history’ by the New York Times in 1980. Two years later, Time poured scepticism on the Saudi fishing village of Jubail, describing it as an nascent city ‘that could wind up being an enormously expensive ghost town, as marching dunes are expected to cover it by the year 2000’. Future ...





Diary of events

Gulf Construction updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East and beyond.   November 4-7:    Saudi Build, the 25th international construction technology and building materials trade exhibition, featuring Saudi Stonetech and Saudi Build PMV, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre, Riyadh, ...





Tenders

Gulf Construction brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region and beyond.   BAHRAIN • Tender No HP/60/13. Construction of four five-storey apartment buildings “A, B, C and D” at Site 142, Block 207, Central Muharraq. Open to building contractors registered as grades A and B by the Ministry of Housing. Bid bond is ...





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