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Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait
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Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Kuwaiti unit of Drake & Scull Int'l secured contract on 'major education institution'; set for 2018 completion

Emaar awards $229m construction deal for Dubai's The Hills
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Emaar awards $229m construction deal for Dubai's The Hills

Friday, 31 July 2015 1:18 AM

Developer says it has hired Al Ghandi and Consolidated Contractors International for residential project

Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3
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Union Properties says work starts on Green Community phase 3

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 3:27 PM

Dubai developer says third phase of project will feature 226 homes plus retail space; set for mid-2017 completion

Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay
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Dubai's DWC floats tender for staff village after 5-year delay

Wednesday, 29 July 2015 2:12 PM

Source says main construction tender for staff village at Logistics City project has been floated

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery
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Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 4:09 PM

State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co commissions consortium to build refinery project

Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban
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Hundreds of labourers caught working during Saudi summer ban

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Employers of 250 construction workers to face penalties as workers are found working during the middle of the day

DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade
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DP World starts work on $1.6bn Jebel Ali port upgrade

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Chairman Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem says Terminal 4 will deliver new capacity to meet rising demand

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal
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US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations

Korea's Samsung C&T wins $1.8bn Qatar power plant deal
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Korea's Samsung C&T wins $1.8bn Qatar power plant deal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Korean construction giant is hired for 2,500MW power plant; slated for completion in June 2018

Expat dies at Omani construction site
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Expat dies at Omani construction site

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 11:26 AM

A Pakistani man has died after the earth mover he was operating fell into a ditch, after what colleagues say was a technical malfunction

Dubai's Nakheel says H1 net profit up by 53% to $770m
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Dubai's Nakheel says H1 net profit up by 53% to $770m

Monday, 27 July 2015 1:45 PM

Developer says sharp increase is mainly due to continued strong performance by its development business

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Dubai residential rents drop 3% during Q2 - report
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Dubai residential rents drop 3% during Q2 - report

Sunday, 26 July 2015 7:19 PM

 Averages sale prices in Business Bay witnessing the biggest fall of 5%

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Education, outdoor lifestyle key to $653m Sharjah project
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Education, outdoor lifestyle key to $653m Sharjah project

Saturday, 25 July 2015 2:14 AM

Tilal Properties says 45% of flagship project will be dedicated to community facilities

Sharjah earmarks Al Hisn Island for new leisure project
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Sharjah earmarks Al Hisn Island for new leisure project

Saturday, 25 July 2015 2:13 AM

Ruler says Shurooq will build water canal, a host of restaurants and cafes, movie theatre, children playgrounds

R Hotels hires main contractor for $136m Palm Jumeirah resort
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R Hotels hires main contractor for $136m Palm Jumeirah resort

Saturday, 25 July 2015 2:13 AM

Hospitality firm says new Dubai resort and spa will include 253 rooms, a holistic wellness centre, two restaurants


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