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Dubai’s highest sky lounge opens at The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai. Dubai’s highest sky lounge opens at The Address, Downtown Burj Dubai.
Visitors will find Neos on the hotel’s 63rd floor where the panoramic 360 degree views across the city offer the ‘wow’ factor. The name Neos derives from the Greek word ‘neo’ meaning new and ‘eos’ meaning dawn, bringi...
  31 Dec 2008  
Burj Dubai is now over 780 metres and climbing… Burj Dubai is now over 780 metres and climbing…
Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building developed by Emaar Properties, set several global milestones in high-rise construction in 2008, an epoch-making year for the tower. On course to open in 2009, Burj Dubai has reached a record 780 metres (2,559 ft...
  30 Dec 2008  
Hydroturf offer a concrete partnership. Hydroturf offer a concrete partnership.
Hydroturf, the region’s leading supplier of golf course and landscaping products have been working with Scofield since 2005, Hydroturf are both the official distributor and contractor for Chromixa very advanced and complex concrete product which r...
  28 Dec 2008  
The global market for information security products and services is set to witness strong growth. The global market for information security products and services is set to witness strong growth.
Propelled by security pressures and constant development of sophisticated security solutions, the global market for information security products and services is set to witness strong growth, and is on course to exceed US$79 billion by 2010 according t...
  20 Dec 2008  
Higher energy costs prompts introduction of energy-saving solution to Middle East. Higher energy costs prompts introduction of energy-saving solution to Middle East.
Given the region’s increased focus on more environmentally-friendly initiatives, GreenWave Capital, LLC’s introduction of PermaFrost offers a solution that not only has a profound effect on profitability, but also provides a sustainable, envi...
  13 Dec 2008  
Osram wins the German Sustainability Prize for energy efficient products. Osram wins the German Sustainability Prize for energy efficient products.
Osram was awarded the German Sustainability Prize on 5 December for its large product portfolio of energy efficient products and its exceptional research and development performance in this field. Taking place for the first time this year, this prize w...
  10 Dec 2008  
High quality health and fitness equipment from Sports Village. High quality health and fitness equipment from Sports Village.
Sports Village Fitness Solutions specializes in the supply and installation of high quality health and fitness equipment for commercial gyms, health clubs, hotels, sports clubs, military facilities, etc. The company has a long history of success and ha...
Sports Village LLCSports Village LLC 9 Dec 2008 Website
Middle East exciting region for 21st century design. Middle East 'exciting region' for 21st century design.
The Middle East is an exciting untapped region with huge significance in terms of 21st century design, according to the founder of the world’s largest and most distinguished design competition. Professor Dr Peter Zec, head of the Design Zentrum No...
  6 Dec 2008  
Gulf Extrusions is sole supplier of aluminium profiles for Armani Hotel at Burj Dubai. Gulf Extrusions is sole supplier of aluminium profiles for Armani Hotel at Burj Dubai.
Gulf Extrusions, one of the largest aluminium extrusion plants in the Gulf, has announced that it is catering to the aluminium requirements of the Armani Hotel that is currently under construction as part of the Burj Dubai development. Gulf Extrusions ...
  3 Dec 2008  
Worldwide biometric revenues set to treble to cross US$ 7.5 billion by 2012. Worldwide biometric revenues set to treble to cross US$ 7.5 billion by 2012.
Driven by government identity management programs, criminal ID and surveillance and private sector initiatives such as employee ID the global market for biometric products is projected to surpass US$ 7.5 billion by 2012. The global biometrics market is...
  2 Dec 2008  
Pearl Dubai awards US$ 2.4 billion construction contract to Al Habtoor-Leighton Group. Pearl Dubai awards US$ 2.4 billion construction contract to Al Habtoor-Leighton Group.
Pearl Dubai FZ LLC, one of the UAE’s leading real estate developers, has awarded an US$ 2.4 billion main contract for the construction of its iconic Dubai Pearl project, to the Al Habtoor - Leighton Group, the UAE’s largest construction group...
  30 Nov 2008  
Next Generation Facilities Management Forum. Next Generation Facilities Management Forum.
The massive growth in the construction of new high-end commercial and residential establishment, along with the aging of existing facilities and building, is opening up opportunities for high-quality facilities management services in the Middle East. F...
  29 Nov 2008  
World watching for UAE progress on green initiatives. World watching for UAE progress on green initiatives.
The world is watching how effective the United Arab Emirates will be in overcoming the challenge of having one of the worst ecological footprints, construction industry executives were told on 24 November. Pointing out that the nation has one of the wo...
  24 Nov 2008  
‘red dot’ founder to inspire Mid East product designers at Index. ‘red dot’ founder to inspire Mid East product designers at Index.
Dr. Peter Zec, who is credited with initiating the prestigious international award-winning ‘red dot’ product awards, will address the region’s brightest and most creative designers at Index 2008, the largest interior design trade fair in...
  22 Nov 2008  
6 new Aquazone plumbing showrooms opening in the Gulf. 6 new Aquazone plumbing showrooms opening in the Gulf.
Aquazone offer plumbing solutions from world leading European and American manufacturers such as PEX Valve, KME, Caleffi, Sanit, Floplast, Van Den Berg, Elkhart, Henco and Multikwik, to name a few. Among the product ranges you will find all varieties o...
  17 Nov 2008  
Powered by Nature - Solar heating system from Jacques Giordano Industries. Powered by Nature - Solar heating system from Jacques Giordano Industries.
Established in the market for a long time, Faisal Jassim Trading Co. has full knowledge of renewable energy applications and the green building standards. Through our wide experience in solar heating systems and the full support of Jacques Giordano Ind...
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 18 Nov 2008 Website
Growing demand for office space creates boom time for suppliers. Growing demand for office space creates boom time for suppliers.
The growing demand for UAE office space is showing little sign of slowing down as business, and the construction and development sectors in particular continue to be attracted to the Gulf region, creating a lucrative market for the world’s office ...
  19 Nov 2008  
Gulf countries can do much more to reduce construction project times. Gulf countries can do much more to reduce construction project times.
Optimisation of foundation designs is the surest way to dramatically reduce concrete and steel usage, and guarantee that any new development is delivered in a much shorter timeframe at minimal cost. But it can be difficult to employ innovative foundati...
  19 Nov 2008  
Jotun Paints highlights unique eco-friendly products at ‘Urban Waterfronts 2008’. Jotun Paints highlights unique eco-friendly products at ‘Urban Waterfronts 2008’.
Jotun Paints, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of paints and coatings, has announced that it is currently showcasing its industry leading ‘Fenomastic Emulsion’ and ‘Jotashield Thermo’ brands at the ‘Urban...
  18 Nov 2008  
Environment Assessment is key to economy says Hyder. Environment Assessment is key to economy says Hyder.
In the current questionable economic environment, Hyder Consulting Middle East, the award winning international advisory and design consultancy has encouraged developers to maintain focus on environment as a key differentiator for all developments in t...
  17 Nov 2008  
Insulating a building - its a matter of life or death. Insulating a building - it's a matter of life or death.
High technology insulation materials that protect buildings in a fire are being installed in major projects across the Middle East as regulations are introduced to help save lives in the event of a blaze, according to an international industry leader. ...
  16 Nov 2008  
Creative young designers to have their work showcased at Index. Creative young designers to have their work showcased at Index.
Sponsored and organised by Al Habtoor Interiors, a pioneer in interior design solutions, the award is aimed at encouraging creative talent within UAE universities. Lina Sadek, Corporate Affairs Manager of Al Habtoor Interiors, added: “We take our ...
  11 Nov 2008  
New Bricscad V9 can cut up to 90 percent of companies design software costs. New Bricscad V9 can cut up to 90 percent of companies' design software costs.
With the launch of Bricscad V9, the software has taken another leap ahead in the world of professional CAD software. Bricscad V9 reads and writes DWG format and is compatible with AutoCAD 2009. Bricscad V9 contains an impressive set of new features and...
  27 Oct 2008  
New from Eyeleds - Outdoor Extreme. New from Eyeleds - Outdoor Extreme.
With specifications that are truly innovative and extreme in outdoor LED lighting, the Outdoor Extreme is the product to use in large scale projects. The Eyeleds Outdoor Extreme can be easily implemented in squares, traffic areas, city beautification, ...
Eyeleds Middle EastEyeleds Middle East 8 Nov 2008 Website
Real wood flooring from Kahrs - quality in wood since 1857. Real wood flooring from Kahrs - quality in wood since 1857.
Founded in early 2006, NORDIC HOMEWORX' client list includes residential villa projects from Emirates Hills and Arabian Ranches to Jumeirah Islands and Palm Jumeirah. The company is also building a strong commercial and retail portfolio, with projects ...
  8 Nov 2008  
Use of precast concrete is building in the Middle East. Use of precast concrete is building in the Middle East.
The demand for precast concrete panels has been steadily increasing throughout the Gulf region. Whilst precast has been the preferred construction material in many parts of the world for some years now, the Middle East has been slow to catch on. This c...
  5 Nov 2008  
The Worlds Largest Acrylic Panel at The Dubai Mall Aquarium. The 'World's Largest Acrylic Panel' at The Dubai Mall Aquarium.
Measuring 32.88 metres wide x 8.3 metres high x 750 mm thick and weighing 245,614 kg, the acrylic viewing panel at Dubai Aquarium & Discovery Centre surpasses the current Guinness World Record holder, Churaumi Aquarium in Okinawa, Japan, at 22.5 metres...
  2 Nov 2008  
Fit-out industry chasing US$59 billion in GCC contracts. Fit-out industry chasing US$59 billion in GCC contracts.
While the regional construction boom peaks this year at around US$330 billion, the world's major suppliers of furniture, fixtures and fittings are descending on Dubai to chase contracts potentially worth US$59 billion next year, according to an industr...
  30 Oct 2008  
Ice rink at The Dubai Mall to have 38 mm thick ice bed. Ice rink at The Dubai Mall to have 38 mm thick ice bed.
Dubai Ice Rink at The Dubai Mall is developing 38 mm of ice – nearly three times the thickness of an NHL ice rink – for the highly anticipated Olympic-sized attraction. Using refrigeration plant technology, preparation of the ice rink involve...
  28 Oct 2008  
Hochtief builds on Siemens. Hochtief builds on Siemens.
The range of services provided includes application management for software products, all the way from pure office applications through to construction-specific CAD applications. A telephone hotline is available to support Hochtief employees in the eve...
  26 Oct 2008  
Alomi Real Wood Flooring, the largest manufacturer and distributor of real wood flooring in the UAE. Alomi Real Wood Flooring, the largest manufacturer and distributor of real wood flooring in the UAE.
We are a British manufacturer of internal solid, engineered and laminated flooring. Also, external wood decking. The wood floors are high quality and affordable. Specifically made for high traffic areas such as hotels, restaurants and bars. We hold...
  20 Oct 2008  
Environmentally friendly coatings with high decorative impact from Italian Oikos. Environmentally friendly coatings with 'high decorative impact' from Italian Oikos.
Oikos is strengthening their focus on the Middle East decorative coatings market by opening a new office and warehouse in Dubai. The warehouse will also have a paint shop where sample panels will be made and distributed to interior designers, consultan...
Oikos Middle EastOikos Middle East 11 May 2008 Website
LED lighting made easy with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. LED lighting made easy with OSRAM Opto Semiconductors.
The LED Engineering Kit, which OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is now offering for sale on the LED Light for You (LLFY) platform, provides a means of gaining practical knowledge of LED lighting. This kit is a powerful tool for anyone who wants to test LEDs, ...
  22 Oct 2008  
Explore how to leverage technology to solve todays business challenges. Explore how to leverage technology to solve today's business challenges.
RealTech Middle East 2008 is a unique event that brings together the real estate technology industry and the Middle Eastern business community to discuss and debate global best practices that pertain to technology, automation and innovation in the real...
  21 Oct 2008  
Nakheels trains take to the track on Middle Easts first monorail. Nakheel's trains take to the track on Middle East's first monorail.
High-tech trains arrived from Japan this weekend from leading railway system manufacturer Hitachi Ltd, best known for creating Japan’s high speed Bullet train. Two trains were raised on to the 5.45km track on Palm Jumeirah, and are now making init...
  20 Oct 2008  
Dubai-based X-Calibur LEEDs by example in USA. Dubai-based X-Calibur 'LEEDs' by example in USA.
Dubai-based X-Calibur International – which supplied special environmentally friendly sealers for Burj Dubai, the world's tallest building currently under construction - has started work on the Green Building Council's new headquarters on two floo...
  15 Oct 2008  
US$ 260 billion in new cities from the desert. US$ 260 billion in new cities from the desert.
More than 285 civil construction projects worth in excess of US$260 billion are currently underway or in design in Saudi Arabia – the sleeping giant of the Arabian Gulf real estate market - according to the latest analysis. Saudi Arabia’s dri...
  8 Oct 2008  
Plans to build 1-km tower as part of the Nakheel Harbour & Tower development. Plans to build 1-km tower as part of the Nakheel Harbour & Tower development.
At the core of the Nakheel Harbour & Tower development is a tower more than a kilometre high and the world's only inner city harbour. The development will cover an area of more than 270 hectares and become home to more than 55,000 people, a workplace f...
  7 Oct 2008  
Green Buildings top ISOs Dubai agenda. 'Green' Buildings top ISO's Dubai agenda.
How to reduce the environmental footprint caused by the UAE’s booming real estate market will be a prime focus of discussion at the 31st General Assembly of the International Standards Organisation. Dubai is already implementing mandatory requirem...
  2 Oct 2008  
Sustainable city to cut carbon-emissions by 90%, boost travel and reduce commuting. Sustainable city to cut carbon-emissions by 90%, boost travel and reduce commuting.
With population growth in Gulf cities expanding and the attendant pressures placed on infrastructure and the environment, new pictures of the proposed eco-city by Dubai-based Timelinks set to address these issues with a carbon neutral solution. The cit...
  29 Sep 2008  
Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) to participate in Fit-Out Middle East. Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) to participate in Fit-Out Middle East.
The Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) in the Gulf region will have a strong presence at Fit-Out Middle East scheduled to take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 17th and 18th November 2008. “APID has been form...
  28 Sep 2008  
Rubber World Industries to deliver high quality rubber insulation products to Traders Hotel project. Rubber World Industries to deliver high quality rubber insulation products to 'Traders Hotel' project.
Designed by KEO International Consultants, the new Traders Hotel in Abu Dhabi will offer 240 centrally air-conditioned rooms and an underground parking. As the leading supplier of rubber insulation products in the region who has built a reputable name ...
  25 Sep 2008  
Masdar invests €120 million in European wind turbine manufacturer. Masdar invests €120 million in European wind turbine manufacturer.
WinWinD is a manufacturer active in the design, development and assembly of technologically advanced 1 and 3 MW wind turbines. Headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, WinWinD has corporate offices in Oulu, Finland and Chennai, India and following this deal...
  23 Sep 2008  
EDESSA signs collaboration agreement with UK based SLR Consulting. EDESSA signs collaboration agreement with UK based SLR Consulting.
Abu-Dhabi based engineering and environmental firm, EDESSA, has signed a collaboration agreement with UK company SLR Consulting, strengthening its services to clients across the Middle East. The tie-up between EDESSA Emirates Engineering Consultants, a...
  22 Sep 2008  
The King Abdullah Economic City electrical transmission and distribution contract awarded to Siemens. The King Abdullah Economic City electrical transmission and distribution contract awarded to Siemens.
Emaar, The Economic City has awarded a US$ 147 million contract to Siemens to undertake the electrical transmission and distribution works for the first phase of King Abdullah Economic City. The work is scheduled to be completed by 2010. The scope of t...
  21 Sep 2008  
Protect your people, construction industry urged. 'Protect your people,' construction industry urged.
As many as 249 accidents took place at construction sites in Dubai alone during 2007, a majority of them involving workers who fell from various heights due to absence of safety belts. In addition, in the wake of the recent fire that claimed the lives ...
  13 Sep 2008  
Estidama 2030 to make Abu Dhabi the sustainability capital of the Middle East. Estidama 2030 to make Abu Dhabi the sustainability capital of the Middle East.
Estidama, a sustainable development project still in the trial phase, is currently formulating construction guidelines for all new development projects in the capital, and is expected to save energy and water consumption by up to 30 per cent. It will a...
  10 Sep 2008  
The spa industry in the Middle East & North Africa estimated to generate US$631 million annually. The spa industry in the Middle East & North Africa estimated to generate US$631 million annually.
The spa industry in the Middle East & North Africa region is estimated to generate US$631 million annually at around 824 facilities. The UAE leads the way with 212 spa facilities generating almost US$268 million annually, with a growth rate of 34 per c...
  10 Sep 2008  
Construction industry dynamics spur fit-out sector growth. Construction industry dynamics spur fit-out sector growth.
A burgeoning GCC real estate sector collectively valued at US$ 1 trillion inclusive of residential, retail, leisure and commercial sectors is driving the demand for fit outs in the region announced CMPi UAE, organizers of Fit-Out Middle East scheduled ...
  9 Sep 2008  
The Dubai Mall - spacious magnificence. The Dubai Mall - spacious magnificence.
The Dubai Mall, one of the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destinations, developed by Emaar Malls Group, is completing finishing touches for its opening on October 30, 2008. Sprawling over a total area of 12.1 million sq ft and located ...
  9 Sep 2008  
ColumbiaSoft releases Document Locator v5.2 and sets the stage for new email compliance options. ColumbiaSoft releases Document Locator v5.2 and sets the stage for new email compliance options.
Document Locator v5.2 includes new optional email compliance components that will help customers better manage electronic communications according to regulations and corporate email policies. The new version also includes technology that makes it easie...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 8 Sep 2008 Website
Water-smart landscaping and erasing carbon footprint to debut at Abu Dhabi event. Water-smart landscaping and erasing carbon footprint to debut at Abu Dhabi event.
As concerns continue to grow about the effects of global warming on the environment, CMPi UAE, organizers of Gulf Landscaping scheduled to take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre from 17th to 18th November 2008 announced that water smart...
  4 Sep 2008  
Burj Dubai now a record 688 meters tall and continues to rise. Burj Dubai now a record 688 meters tall and continues to rise.
Burj Dubai, the iconic tower being developed by Emaar Properties PJSC, has reached a new record height of 688 meters. The tower became the world's tallest after surpassing North Dakota, USA's KVLY-TV mast - 628.8 metres - in April 2008. Currently at ov...
  3 Sep 2008  
Construction heads to gather for 3rd Annual Leaders in Construction Summit. Construction heads to gather for 3rd Annual Leaders in Construction Summit.
Leaders in Construction will bring together over 25 key speakers to share international and regional case studies. Highlights include a keynote case study on Dongtan, China: The Future of Eco-Cities by Roger Wood, Director, ARUP, says, “The master...
  3 Sep 2008  
Uhde installs GEA Ecoflex plate heat exchangers in fertilizer plants for ammonia and urea production. Uhde installs GEA Ecoflex plate heat exchangers in fertilizer plants for ammonia and urea production.
Helwan, 30 kilometres south of Cairo on the banks of the Nile, was once a spa resort with its sulphur springs. Nowadays Helwan is a centre of Egyptian heavy industry and since last year has another production field: Uhde GmbH with its headquarters in D...
  1 Sep 2008  
Dubai and Cardiff increase collaboration on sustainable design and development. Dubai and Cardiff increase collaboration on sustainable design and development.
A delegation from The British University in Dubai has returned from a fact-finding mission where they met with representatives of one of Europe's pioneers in the field of sustainable design, The University of Cardiff. Major research projects examined a...
  25 Aug 2008  
Powering the Pyramids of the future. Powering the Pyramids of the future.
Dubai-based Timelinks, a pioneering environmental design company, is to unveil a city of the future at the upcoming Cityscape Dubai. The city – called the Ziggurat project – will be in the shape of a futuristic pyramid which, according to Tim...
  18 Aug 2008  
UAE investment in theme parks to surpass US$62 billion by 2012. UAE investment in theme parks to surpass US$62 billion by 2012.
The UAE with its dramatic pace of development is all set to dazzle the world with over 30 multi-faceted entertainment resorts and theme parks being built until 2012 with a projected investment of US$62 billion according to CMPi UAE organizers of Middle...
  18 Aug 2008  
Gulf real estate industry can benefit from incorporating energy efficiency measures at construction phase. Gulf real estate industry can benefit from incorporating energy efficiency measures at construction phase.
Spiraling energy demand in the Gulf states, coupled with a gas-supply crunch, has put pressure on the economies of the region that require more hydrocarbons being devoted to power generation than had been the case historically, as power supply needs to...
  17 Aug 2008  
Hyder Consulting to design Palm Deira bridges. Hyder Consulting to design Palm Deira bridges.
Hyder Consulting's mandate is to design the bridges as impressive and aesthetically pleasing gateways reflecting the iconic status of Palm Deira, the largest of the Palm Islands under development in Dubai. A network of 26 interlinked islands connected ...
  13 Aug 2008  
GCC civil construction to reach US$330 billion this year. GCC civil construction to reach US$330 billion this year.
The civil construction boom across the Arabian Gulf will reach in excess of US$330 billion by the end of 2008 - more than ten times the annual investment currently being made in the region's cash-rich oil and gas industries, according to new research. ...
  12 Aug 2008  
World record in the OSRAM laboratory: quantum leap in the brightness and efficiency of white LEDs. World record in the OSRAM laboratory: quantum leap in the brightness and efficiency of white LEDs.
By improving all the technologies involved in the manufacture of LEDs, OSRAM development engineers have achieved new records for the brightness and efficiency of white LEDs in the laboratory. Under standard conditions with an operating current of 350 m...
  10 Aug 2008  
Palm Jumeirah Monorail to start test runs in October this year. Palm Jumeirah Monorail to start test runs in October this year.
The Palm Monorail is the first monorail project to be constructed in the Middle East. Nakheel has laid 100 percent of the 5.45km track, while the monorail vehicles, which are engineered by leading railway system manufacturer Hitachi Ltd, famous for Jap...
  9 Aug 2008  
Building materials prices expected to rise by 5% in the third quarter of 2008. Building materials prices expected to rise by 5% in the third quarter of 2008.
The prices of building materials are expected to rise by approximately 5% during the third quarter of 2008, according to Danube Building Materials FZCO, a leading player in the construction, interior decoration and shop-fitting industry. The company fu...
  4 Aug 2008  
Gulf Extrusions produces biggest extruded aluminium profile in Asia and Africa. Gulf Extrusions produces biggest extruded aluminium profile in Asia and Africa.
Gulf Extrusions, one of the largest aluminium extrusion plants in the Gulf, has produced the biggest aluminium extruded profile in Asia and Africa, fulfilling its part in a partnership with Multiforms to supply world-class aluminium profiles for the ic...
  1 Aug 2008  
GE receives US$500 million contract to supply power equipment for worlds largest single-site aluminum complex. GE receives US$500 million contract to supply power equipment for world's largest single-site aluminum complex.
GE Energy has received a contract of more than US$500 million to supply equipment to power the world’s largest aluminum processing complex at a single site. The Emirates Aluminum production facility is located close to the Arabian Gulf near Al Taw...
  31 Jul 2008  
Stallion Properties launch Santorini development on Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah. Stallion Properties launch Santorini development on Marjan Island, Ras al Khaimah.
Stallion Properties and Aspire Real Estate have joined forces with the launch of a prestigious new development in Ras Al Khaimah – the Santorini development. The development valued at US$335 million is on the Marjan Island project in Ras Al Khaima...
  22 Jul 2008  
Free trial of the most cost-efficient communication, collaboration and project management platform. Free trial of the most cost-efficient communication, collaboration and project management platform.
Vondle is the professional Internet based communication, collaboration and project management platform. Get started and discover the unique Vondle environment. In just one click, you can have your personal Vondle project up and running.
  14 Jul 2008  
Tour Andersson valves now available from Faisal Jassim Trading Co. Tour Andersson valves now available from Faisal Jassim Trading Co.
Faisal Jassim is proud to be associated with Tour Andersson, one of the World leading valves manufacturers. Tour Andersson produce full line of valves especially suited for the HVAC application and specializes in controllability.
Faisal Jassim Trading Co. LLCFaisal Jassim Trading Co. LLC 12 Jul 2008 Website
Bricscad V8 design software - now even faster than before and with built in PDF generator. Bricscad V8 design software - now even faster than before and with built in PDF generator.
When buying Bricscad design software you will frequently have access to free upgrades with improvements and new functionality. Version 8.2 of Bricscad comes with several new features and improvements: a Layer States Manager, a PDF export option, a new ...
  10 Jul 2008  
Masdar extends invitation for future energy collaboration at Buckingham Palace. Masdar extends invitation for future energy collaboration at Buckingham Palace.
Dr. Sultan Al Jaber, CEO of Abu Dhabi’s Masdar Initiative, today encouraged greater collaboration between the United Kingdom and Masdar to develop an affordable and sustainable energy future for the world during an address to UK government officia...
  8 Jul 2008  
New design possibilities with energy-saving Eyeleds® Outdoor! New design possibilities with energy-saving Eyeleds® Outdoor!
Eyeleds® Outdoor stands out due to its uniquely professional and standard-compliant installation, the economically attractive and robust energy-saving LED light sources, and also the exceptionally hard-wearing construction provided by very high-quality...
Eyeleds Middle EastEyeleds Middle East 8 Jul 2008 Website
Techem to showcase energy conserving devices at Abu Dhabi event. Techem to showcase energy conserving devices at Abu Dhabi event.
Techem products are playing a vital role in the global push for energy conservation and facilitate real-time acquisition of critical usage and rate data from energy meters. Techem is a leading international service provider for the housing and property...
  7 Jul 2008  
Real estate projects are the principal driver of growth for the laminate flooring market. Real estate projects are the principal driver of growth for the laminate flooring market.
Escalating demand for laminate flooring from the residential, commercial and industrial sectors alike at a strong pace has ensured that the global laminate flooring market will reach 1.68 billion square meters by 2010 according UK’s CMPi, organize...
  5 Jul 2008  
Expert predicts sustainable property prices by 2009. Expert predicts sustainable property prices by 2009.
"Driven by Dubai's frenetic and speculative real estate market, the United Arab Emirates' property market has seen unprecedented growth in recent years, easily outpacing the rest of the Arabian Gulf states combined," said Mohammed Nimer, CEO of MAG Gro...
  4 Jul 2008  
ADNEC begins dredging a 2.4km Marina Zone opposite the exhibition centre. ADNEC begins dredging a 2.4km Marina Zone opposite the exhibition centre.
The National Marine Dredging Company's 14,000HP heavy duty cutter suction dredger, Al Kattouf, currently located in the ADNEC channel opposite the exhibition centre, will increase the channel depth to 6 metres to improve access by excavating approximat...
  29 Jun 2008  
Dubai Marina Mall to further enhance lifestyle element of Dubai Marina. Dubai Marina Mall to further enhance lifestyle element of Dubai Marina.
Emaar Malls Group, the shopping malls subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, is developing Dubai Marina Mall to further enhance the lifestyle and entertainment offerings to Dubai Marina residences and visitors. A premier retail and leisure destination lo...
  29 Jun 2008  
Omniyat Properties wins Best Residential Development. Omniyat Properties wins 'Best Residential Development'.
Omniyat Properties, the UAE's leading futuristic real estate and property developer and a member of Omniyat Holdings, has received 'Best Residential Development' award at the prestigious Arabian Property Middle East Awards 2008, for its technologically...
  27 Jun 2008  
BUiD aims to close skills gap for Middle East engineers. BUiD aims to close 'skills gap' for Middle East engineers.
The leading UAE research-based postgraduate university, The British University in Dubai, is to launch a pioneering programme to boost the level of key skills in the region, through the creation of the Middle East’s first MSc in Systems Engineering...
  26 Jun 2008  
Planters complete work on the Sharjah Botanical Museum. Planters complete work on the Sharjah Botanical Museum.
The Sharjah Botanical Museum, situated adjacent to the Natural History Museum on the Sharjah Dhaid road is truly a horticultural masterpiece and the first of its kind in the Middle East. Taking more than 4 years to complete, the time and dedication tha...
  26 Jun 2008  
Segway picks up speed in the Middle East. Segway picks up speed in the Middle East.
Segway® Personal Transporters (PTs) are increasingly visible in the Middle East, filling a niche that no other mode of transportation can. Over the past six months, Segway has expanded its operation from Dubai and opened dealerships in Abu Dhabi, Musca...
  25 Jun 2008  
Eyeleds® PowerEYE® installed in Genevas Giant Euro 2008 Football. Eyeleds® PowerEYE® installed in Geneva's Giant Euro 2008 Football.
This symbolic giant football is designed to seemingly float above Geneva’s jet d’eau during the 2008 European football championship. 125 Eyeleds® PowerEYE® 360 fixtures illuminate the massive helium balloon. The installation was performed by ...
Eyeleds Middle EastEyeleds Middle East 22 Jun 2008 Website
Gulfs largest temporary air-cooled chiller plant completed. Gulf's largest temporary air-cooled chiller plant completed.
Dubai, Rental Solutions & Services LLC (RSS), a global provider of air-cooled temporary power and cooling services, successfully installed the largest temporary cooling plant in a single package at The Palm, Dubai. According to Mr. James Ellerton, Proj...
  22 Jun 2008  
High quality glass hardware from Swedish Roca Industry. High quality glass hardware from Swedish Roca Industry.
Roca Industry, develops, design, manufacture and market quality products, mainly for industrial clients in the segments; door, window, glass, lock and automotive. Many of our clients are market leaders in their areas. Roca has build up a wide range of ...
Roca Industry ABRoca Industry AB 18 Jun 2008 Website
Global City comes to Abu Dhabi on 07 and 08 April 2009. 'Global City' comes to Abu Dhabi on 07 and 08 April 2009.
The Abu Dhabi Council for Economic Development (ADCED) and the Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) are sponsoring and supporting Global City, which is being brought to this region for the first time by the event's owners, Reed Exhibitions. Global Ci...
  17 Jun 2008  
Renowned interior designer, Patrick Gallagher, to establish presence in the Emirates. Renowned interior designer, Patrick Gallagher, to establish presence in the Emirates.
Patrick Gallagher started his interior design business in 1993, with one brilliant client and a part-time assistant. The scope of his projects has grown immensely since then and the firm now serves clients from two offices, one next to the D&D Building...
  17 Jun 2008  
Tandberg develops Business-Quality Video Phone to replace Desk Phone. Tandberg develops Business-Quality Video Phone to replace Desk Phone.
Tandberg, a leading global provider of telepresence, high-definition video conferencing and mobile video solutions, today introduced a new video VoIP phone for mass enterprise deployment. Replacing the standard office phone, the E20 combines CD quality...
  17 Jun 2008  
Restless Planet to deliver the ride of your life. Restless Planet to deliver the ride of your life.
Visitors to the remarkable Restless Planet being developed in Dubai might think they’ve wondered onto the set of Stephen Spielberg’s latest Jurassic Park blockbuster. The US$300 million part theme park, part earth science museum, and part pla...
  14 Jun 2008  
Eyeleds® introduces ‘PowerEYE® Warm white’ Eyeleds® introduces ‘PowerEYE® Warm white’
Eyeleds International, as being world wide the first company to have managed to fit the Philips/Lumileds K2 Powerleds into an end solution, now extend it’s PowerEYE® range with a warm white version! Eyeleds® offers two different extensions: one fi...
Eyeleds Middle EastEyeleds Middle East 11 Jun 2008 Website
City of Arabia announces deals with Landmark and Azadea. City of Arabia announces deals with Landmark and Azadea.
City of Arabia, the spectacular US$5 billion retail, residential, commercial and entertainment destination taking shape in Dubai, announced today that phase one of its huge Mall of Arabia component is now 89% contracted and reserved. Anchoring the four...
  9 Jun 2008  
Hyder Consulting receives dignitaries from UK’s Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers Hyder Consulting receives dignitaries from UK’s Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers'
Hyder Consulting, the award winning international advisory and design consultancy, recently received the Immediate Past President of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE) David Hughes, who was accompanied by Marie Dignan, CIB...
  8 Jun 2008  
Alumco embraces green building concept to meet design challenges. Alumco embraces green building concept to meet design challenges.
Alumco LLC, a specialized aluminium façade contractor and major glass processor, has strengthened its operations in the region by embracing the green building concept and expanding their engineering division to offer customers across the industry spect...
  7 Jun 2008  
IFA Hotels & Resorts and Nakheel to auction of freehold office space on Palm Jumeirah. IFA Hotels & Resorts and Nakheel to auction of freehold office space on Palm Jumeirah.
IFA Hotels & Resorts and joint venture partner Nakheel announced today the launch of the first office space on the Palm Jumeirah at The Palm Golden Mile. The freehold offices will be sold by private auction in Dubai. The property sale will offer bidde...
  7 Jun 2008  
Cutting corners on maintenance can hit property re-sale values. Cutting corners on maintenance can hit property re-sale values.
As the UAE construction boom continues, developers were warned today that they risk significant long-term losses in re-sale value by cutting corners on maintenance. The ongoing construction boom in the UAE and the Middle East is building a huge demand ...
  4 Jun 2008  
House price hike leads to home improvement boom. House price hike leads to home improvement boom.
In the last two months alone, house prices have gone up 10%-15% across the region, meaning that many people are investing in Do-It-Yourself (DIY) home improvement. Painting is one of the top three jobs that can add value to your house. People are decor...
  29 May 2008  
Metito to expand water treatment facility at Nakheel’s International City project. Metito to expand water treatment facility at Nakheel’s International City project.
Metito will employ the state of the art Membrane Bio Reactor (MBR) technology for treating domestic sewage water which has already being pioneered at Nakheel's Palm Jumeirah project also by Metito. The high quality effluent of both the plants will be u...
  29 May 2008  
UAEs first Construction World Gulf Awards presented by ASAPP Media Information Group. UAE's first Construction World Gulf Awards presented by ASAPP Media Information Group.
UAE’s first Construction World Gulf Awards were a grand affair as prominent consultants, contractors and developers were awarded by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saqer Al Qassimi, HE Khalid Kalban, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Du...
  29 May 2008  
Dubai stages World’s largest Airport Show this year. Dubai stages World’s largest Airport Show this year.
Dubai's status as a growing international aviation hub will be highlighted next week when the Airport Show, the largest airport construction, operations, technology and services exhibition to be staged anywhere in the world this year, opens for busines...
  28 May 2008  
Demand for concrete, steel set to double. Demand for concrete, steel set to double.
Demand for ready mixed concrete, reinforcing steel and stone cladding is set to more than double next year as civil building construction projects peak across the Arabian Gulf but tail off in 2010, according to the latest market analysis. Active civil ...
  25 May 2008  
Lighting fixtures market to be close US$ 100 billion by 2010. Lighting fixtures market to be close US$ 100 billion by 2010.
Developments in the industrial, commercial, residential and public lighting segments have boosted the global demand for lighting fixtures that is now set to be nearly US$ 100 billion by 2010, according to conservative industry estimates. Epoc Messe Fra...
  23 May 2008  
GCC investing US$18 billion in new steel plants. GCC investing US$18 billion in new steel plants.
More than US$18 billion is being invested in 46 steel manufacturing plants throughout the Arabian Gulf in an attempt to close the widening gap between supply and demand for steel - a major component for the construction industry as well as materials ha...
  19 May 2008  
New device could be a lifesaver in the heat of Summer. New device could be a lifesaver in the heat of Summer.
Air Condition failure at the height of summer can become a nightmare for tenants and office workers, but as temperatures soar into the 40s help is on the way from a UAE-based facilities management company. FM specialists EMCO have developed new softwar...
  19 May 2008  
Award winning production studio Squint Opera creates film for Plan Abu Dhabi 2030. Award winning production studio Squint Opera creates film for 'Plan Abu Dhabi 2030'.
The film will communicate the principles and the concepts and visualises their plans for the expansion of the city and will hope to attract investors, developers and architects. The wide target audience will range from the professional to the public, a...
  18 May 2008  
Green laser technology to combat bird strikes at Middle East airports. Green laser technology to combat bird strikes at Middle East airports.
Green laser technology that sweeps airport runways to scare away birds could help regional civil aviation authorities to combat a large threat to aircraft safety during take off and landing. Bird and wildlife strikes to aircraft costs the US civil avia...
  18 May 2008  
US$30 billion invested in 120 regional hotel projects. US$30 billion invested in 120 regional hotel projects.
With investment in excess of US$30 billion in more than 120 new multiple hotel projects across the Arabian Gulf and Egypt, suppliers to the region's hospitality sector can expect unparalleled business opportunities over the next ten years, says a leadi...
  18 May 2008  
SAK-Milanarch JV to bring classical and Islamic designs to life in Abu Dhabi. SAK-Milanarch JV to bring classical and Islamic designs to life in Abu Dhabi.
Prestigious international designers SAK and Milanarch have announced the launch of SAK-Milanarch Consultants at Cityscape Abu Dhabi. The joint venture aims to offer the best of East and West, Islamic and Renaissance design from two of the most well res...
  15 May 2008  
Construction World Gulf Awards 2008 to be presented on 26 May at Fairmont Hotel, Dubai. Construction World Gulf Awards 2008 to be presented on 26 May at Fairmont Hotel, Dubai.
APP Media Information Group has been presenting Construction World Awards for last five years in South Asia. Its bouquet of events includes awarding fastest growing construction companies, top architects and builders and Infrastructure companies. On Ma...
  14 May 2008  
One spoon of oil for one kilogram of French Fries. One spoon of oil for one kilogram of French Fries.
French fries cooked using Tefal’s Actifry contain fat content as low as 3% i.e. less than a quarter of the 14% fat content in regular fries. Tefal the number one name in small domestic equipments, operating in over 120 countries worldwide has laun...
  11 May 2008  
Rare carpet valued at over US$ 1 million at DOMOTEX Middle East 2008. Rare carpet valued at over US$ 1 million at DOMOTEX Middle East 2008.
A rare carpet valued at more than US$ 1 million will be on display at DOMOTEX Middle East 2008, the only dedicated carpets and floor coverings exhibition in the MENA region being held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from May...
  11 May 2008  
State of the art Russian development features ground breaking Japanese sustainable technology. State of the art Russian development features ground breaking Japanese sustainable technology.
Based on cutting edge Japanese 'green' technology the huge 'city-within-a-city' Metropoliya project features a 1.5 million square metre mixed use development seven kilometers from the Kremlin. Metropoliya will utilise the latest "green" technology avai...
  10 May 2008  
Atlantis FM investment seen as breakthrough in the UAE. Atlantis FM investment seen as breakthrough in the UAE.
One of the Middle East’s most spectacular new resort hotels, the Atlantis on The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, will need a 130-strong team to maintain its facilities at an annual cost of US$ 3 million when it opens later this year. Having secured the fa...
  8 May 2008  
Rakeen Launches US $400 Million RAK Convention & Exhibition Centre. Rakeen Launches US $400 Million RAK Convention & Exhibition Centre.
Rakeen, one of the region's most dynamic property developers and master planners, has unveiled its pioneering US $400 Million RAK Convention & Exhibition Centre. The ground-breaking mixed-use project will combine an iconic look with a superior high-tec...
  7 May 2008  
Whites of London officially launched in the UAE market. Whites of London officially launched in the UAE market.
A luxury linen supplier to high end retailers and designer labels, including Harrods, Liberty of London and DKNY, is now available for consumers and commercial traders in the UAE. Whites of London was officially launched at Al Bayt Al Arabie, the regio...
  7 May 2008  
Twin Towers to be Tallest Structures in Worlds First Integrated Sports City. Twin Towers to be Tallest Structures in World's First Integrated Sports City.
As the first commercial property released by Dubai Sports City, it is anticipated that The Gateway will be among the most sought-after addresses within the entire Dubailand project. The classic silver and black towers will be the icon of Dubai Sports C...
  6 May 2008  
UAE cement plants committed to fixed prices. UAE cement plants committed to fixed prices.
H.E. Mohammed Ahmed bin Abdulaziz Alshihhi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Economy, affirmed on 29 April that cement plants across the country have pledged their commitment to maintaining cement prices at AED 17 per bag. H.E. Alshihhi clarfied in a ...
  30 Apr 2008  
Size of global fitness equipment market estimated to more than US$ 12 billion. Size of global fitness equipment market estimated to more than US$ 12 billion.
Stimulated by demand from homes, hotels, schools, universities, organizations’ and corporations’ fitness clubs, health centres, golf courses and cruise ships among others, the global market for fitness equipment is expected to surpass US$ 12 ...
  29 Apr 2008  
Dubai Maritime City showcases its Green Building best practices to Nobel Prize winner. Dubai Maritime City showcases its Green Building best practices to Nobel Prize winner.
Dubai Maritime City received on 27 April Dr. Rajendra K Pachauri, Chief Executive of The Energy and Resources Institute, and the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize winner for his work in environmental protection. The meeting was focused on showcasing Dubai Maritim...
  28 Apr 2008  
New technology could save Dubai airport US$57 million a year and make airport greener. New technology could save Dubai airport US$57 million a year and make airport greener.
New air conditioning technology developed in the UAE could save international airports like Dubai’s at least US$57 million a year, and airlines like Emirates US$31 million annually, by using electricity instead of fuel to cool aircrafts on the gro...
Cavotec Middle East FZE 28 Apr 2008  
Capital Gate construction proceeding on schedule. Capital Gate construction proceeding on schedule.
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company has announced that construction of Capital Gate, Abu Dhabi’s gravity-defying feature tower, is proceeding on schedule. The latest stage of the construction is the pouring of over 6,000 cubic metres of concre...
  26 Apr 2008  
Global industrial and institutional cleaning products market to reach US$ 23 billion by 2010. Global industrial and institutional cleaning products market to reach US$ 23 billion by 2010.
The global industrial and institutional cleaning products market is forecast to wax at a slow rate to reach US$ 23 billion by the end of 2010. The Asia Pacific and the Middle East however represent the fastest growing markets, exhibiting a combined ann...
  26 Apr 2008  
Construction 360° : Facilities Management - Cranes - High Rise Structures, 26-27 May 2008. Construction 360° : Facilities Management - Cranes - High Rise Structures, 26-27 May 2008.
Organised by Association and Communications Events, the Construction 360° conference will cover aspects related to facilities management, cranes and high-rise structures. It will examine the inner "nuts and bolts" that create, maintain and enhance the ...
  24 Apr 2008  
11th ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award to be held in Dubai. 11th ThyssenKrupp Elevator Architecture Award to be held in Dubai.
ThyssenKrupp Elevator, one of the world's largest elevator manufacturing companies, announced today the opening and registration for the 11th edition of the prestigious Architecture Award. Held in collaboration with Dubai Municipality, this unique comp...
  22 Apr 2008  
The Future of Design - Professional Interior Design Conference. The Future of Design - Professional Interior Design Conference.
The design industry is certainly developing at an ever accelerating pace. Professionals are faced with having to meet rising expectations, rising awareness, rising levels of quality and rising requirements of responsibility. How are we going to meet t...
Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID)Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) 22 Apr 2008 Website
Hotel construction a boom for the lighting industry. Hotel construction a boom for the lighting industry.
22,000 new hotel rooms in Dubai by the end of 2008 and 17,000 new rooms in Abu Dhabi by 2015. The number of hotels rooms in the UAE are projected to increase tremendously in order to accommodate the upsurge of 15 million tourists expected to visit the ...
  20 Apr 2008  
DOMOTEX Middle East coming up on 25 to 27 May. DOMOTEX Middle East coming up on 25 to 27 May.
DOMOTEX Middle East is the region's leading trade show for carpets and floor coverings. It is the event for discovering new trends, sourcing inspiration and smart ideas! A highly international field of flooring suppliers will present to you the latest ...
  15 Apr 2008  
New Strata Law boosts FM business, leads to better buildings. New Strata Law 'boosts FM business, leads to better buildings'.
The Strata Law, which has been in effect at Dubai International Financial Centre since 2006, was recently extended to apply to all of Dubai. As a result, FM companies providing services such as building maintenance, operations, space management, energy...
  9 Apr 2008  
Document Locator helps HITT Contracting keep its distributed workforce well structured and informed. Document Locator helps HITT Contracting keep its distributed workforce well structured and informed.
In an industry where timeliness and organization are vital to success, HITT Contracting was looking for a way to keep their expanding workforce updated on relevant status and issues for each project. With employees, partners, and clients located across...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 8 Apr 2008 Website
Worlds first integrated wind turbines inaugurated in Bahrain. World's first integrated wind turbines inaugurated in Bahrain.
The Bahrain World Trade Center has made history as its pioneering wind turbines turned together for the first time. The three 29m diameter turbine blades on Bahrain’s iconic landmark are the world’s first to be integrated into a commercial de...
  8 Apr 2008  
Palm Utilities launched to provide world-class utility services to Dubai and global clients. Palm Utilities launched to provide world-class utility services to Dubai and global clients.
Palm Utilities (PU), the water and district cooling utility services provider established by government-owned investment firm Istithmar, a major investment holding and part of the Dubai World group of companies, was launched Monday, April 7, 2008 to pr...
  7 Apr 2008  
The challenge of keeping Dubais US$ 4.5 billion metro project on track. The challenge of keeping Dubai's US$ 4.5 billion metro project on track.
“The Dubai Metro represents a substantial challenge combining what is currently the world’s largest public transport project with a fast track programme and within the constraints of the ever-changing urban landscape of Dubai,” said Dan ...
  7 Apr 2008  
Siemens receives contract worth 60 million Euros for water transmission system in Saudi Arabia. Siemens receives contract worth 60 million Euros for water transmission system in Saudi Arabia.
Eight pumping stations will transport water over more than 900 kilometers of pipelines at a rate of 400,000 cubic meters per day. With the new 'Shuqaiq Water Transmission System', households in inhabited areas which are mainly in the northern and easte...
  5 Apr 2008  
General Authorities of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia awards US$ 400,000 contract to Jotun. General Authorities of Civil Aviation in Saudi Arabia awards US$ 400,000 contract to Jotun.
Jotun Paints, one of the world’s leading producers and suppliers of paints and coatings, announced that it has secured an US$ 400,000 contract with the General Authorities of Civil Aviation (GACA) in Saudi Arabia. The agreement covers a three-year...
  2 Apr 2008  
H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi inaugurates US$ 50 million RAK Steel factory. H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi inaugurates US$ 50 million RAK Steel factory.
RAK Steel, a joint venture with Ras Al Khaimah Investment Authority (RAKIA), is an energy-efficient, environment-friendly mill that will manufacture 500,000 tonnes of deformed steel reinforcement bars per year. The inauguration ceremony was attended by...
RAK Steel LLC 24 Mar 2008  
Intelligent Technology Supports Middle Easts Unmatched Construction Boom. Intelligent Technology Supports Middle East's 'Unmatched' Construction Boom.
The technological techniques used to support some of the Middle East's most iconic projects will be explored at a major technology management conference set to be held in Dubai in April. Senior representatives from Nakheel and WS Atkins Global will use...
  24 Mar 2008  
RTA awards Dubai Metro operations contract, promises 3200 new jobs. RTA awards Dubai Metro operations contract, promises 3200 new jobs.
Dubai Road and Transport Authority has awarded the Dubai Metro operations and maintenance contract to UK company Serco. The operational needs of the Dubai Metro will generate over 3200 new jobs, with up to 50% of the positions to be filled by UAE natio...
Serco Middle EastSerco Middle East 24 Mar 2008 Website
GEA takes over Canadian company ViEX Inc. GEA takes over Canadian company ViEX Inc.
ViEX focuses on fully welded PHE for the chemical/petrochemical industries and for oil & gas applications. Their high performance, fully welded PHE work in pressure and temperature ranges for which GEA PHE Systems previously offered only a limited sele...
GEA Ecoflex Middle East FZE 22 Mar 2008  
UAE hotels produce double CO2 emissions compared to Europe. UAE hotels produce double CO2 emissions compared to Europe.
A 5-star hotel in Dubai produces 6,500 tonnes of CO2 annually, while a similar hotel in Europe produces only 3,000 tonnes a year. Furthermore, Dubai hotels on average consume between 275 to 325kw/h of power per guest, compared to 100kw/h per guest in a...
  19 Mar 2008  
Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel in line for more honours at glittering Middle East Awards. Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel in line for more honours at glittering Middle East Awards.
Business and leisure travellers checking in at Riyadh’s Al Faisaliah Hotel, A Rosewood Hotel, may find that staffs have an extra spring in their step these days after nominations were announced for the travel industry’s equivalent of the Osca...
  18 Mar 2008  
BSI launches business continuity management system to help UAE companies deal with a crisis. BSI launches business continuity management system to help UAE companies deal with a crisis.
Would your company survive if your office building collapsed, an earthquake shattered the local transport infrastructure or a new sub-prime crisis hit the financial markets? A new management system standard is being launched in the UAE so that every bu...
  18 Mar 2008  
Memon Investments awards US$ 11 million contract for Cambridge Business Centre. Memon Investments awards US$ 11 million contract for Cambridge Business Centre.
Memon Investments, a leading Dubai-based property developer and part of the international business conglomerate - the Memon Group of Companies - has awarded an US$ 11 million contract for the construction of its US$ 22 million Cambridge Business Centre...
  16 Mar 2008  
Ultra high-rise Building Summit 2008 to be held on 27 and 28 March. Ultra high-rise Building Summit 2008 to be held on 27 and 28 March.
Ultra high-rise Building Summit 2008 provides an exclusive platform for the industry chain players to meet up, discuss the market trends and development, share the most advanced technologies and engineering and explore new markets. The advancement prog...
  12 Mar 2008  
Retail sector expected to exceed US$ 500 billion by 2010. Retail sector expected to exceed US$ 500 billion by 2010.
The Middle East is in the midst of an unprecedented economic boom, and leading this surge is the retail sector. No other industry in the Arabian Gulf is expected to grow faster than the retail sector, and according to regional industry forecasts the se...
  11 Mar 2008  
Warde to be INFDEX Support Sponsor. Warde to be INFDEX Support Sponsor.
Andre Warde will present prizes to the top 3 designs in the INFDEX ‘Best Young Designer’ competition, a new and unique award aiming to discover and reward regional finest student designers. The company will be showcasing their latest textile ...
  10 Mar 2008  
Siemens Water Technologies expands its presence in the Middle East Siemens Water Technologies expands its presence in the Middle East
With the formation of a new competence center in Abu Dhabi and in Riyadh, Siemens Water Technologies (SWT) is expanding its presence in the Middle East. "The growing need for water in the cities as well as increasing demand in industry, including more ...
  6 Mar 2008  
Airport supplier forecasts US$30 million new business boost as regional expansion continues. Airport supplier forecasts US$30 million new business boost as regional expansion continues.
UAE-based Bayanat Airports Engineering and Supplies, one of the Gulf region’s leading suppliers and integrators of airport systems, is forecasting 30 per cent growth and US$30 million in new business in the Middle East in 2008. The company is curr...
  4 Mar 2008  
Dubai Woodshow 2008 concludes as exhibitors secure contracts valued at over US$150 million. Dubai Woodshow 2008 concludes as exhibitors secure contracts valued at over US$150 million.
Dubai Woodshow 2008, the largest wood and wood machinery exhibition in the Middle East, successfully concluded its three-day run, with exhibitors from more than 150 companies and 25 countries closing contracts worth over US$ 150 million, reflecting a 2...
  4 Mar 2008  
Hotel Show to unveil In-Visible Spaces. Hotel Show to unveil 'In-Visible Spaces'.
The Hotel Show, the leading supplies exhibition to the Middle East's hospitality industry, is to play host to one of the world’s leading avant-garde designers. Renowned futurist Colin Seah will present his creative, curved hotel room concept at th...
  27 Feb 2008  
Siemens Equips Cable Liner Shuttle for New Airport in Doha with Electrical Equipment. Siemens Equips Cable Liner Shuttle for New Airport in Doha with Electrical Equipment.
The Siemens Industry Solutions Division (IS) is to supply the electrical equipment for a Cable Liner Shuttle at the New Doha International Airport in Qatar. The contract was awarded by DCC Doppelmayr Cable Car GmbH & Co. The project has a volume of sev...
  24 Feb 2008  
First environment friendly stand at INFDEX 08. First environment friendly stand at INFDEX 08.
The International Furniture & Design Exhibition, Conference and Awards (INFDEX 08), Qatar's largest furniture and design show, has signed an agreement with Support Sponsor HandMade the exclusive agent for Oikos Paints to participate with the show’...
Oikos Middle EastOikos Middle East 23 Feb 2008 Website
Water Losses in excess of 50% Per Annum in MENA Region. Water Losses in excess of 50% Per Annum in MENA Region.
Metito, the international desalination, water, and wastewater treatment specialist, urged governments and the private sector to accelerate the deployment of efficient water appliances. Speaking at the Water Efficiency seminar at Grand Hyatt hotel in Du...
  20 Feb 2008  
Technology makes hotel rooms more personal. Technology makes hotel rooms more personal.
Technologies designed to provide hotel guests with all the comfort and convenience of their home and office environments are to be showcased at a special technology arena during the Hotel Show 2008, the Middle East's leading supplies exhibition to the ...
  19 Feb 2008  
UAE to become leader in green buildings initiative as standards come into action. UAE to become leader in green buildings initiative as standards come into action.
The UAE is poised to become a world leader in setting standards for “green” building and sustainability as major development continues across the country, an industry conservation expert has said. Dr. Sadek Owainati, founder and chairman of t...
  17 Feb 2008  
Emaar Industries & Investments backs Engineering Challenges. Emaar Industries & Investments backs 'Engineering Challenges'.
Emaar Industries & Investments, a subsidiary of Emaar Properties PJSC, has confirmed its sponsorship of 'Dubai Engineering Challenges 2008'. Organised by Dubai Men's College, the one-day conference, taking place on April 14 will address the engineering...
  13 Feb 2008  
Development Path to Create World-Class Recycling and Waste Disposal Facilities in Sharjah. Development Path to Create World-Class Recycling and Waste Disposal Facilities in Sharjah.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Saud Al Qasimi, Head of the Finance and Administration Department of Sharjah, and His Excellency Salim Bin Mohammed Al Owais, Chairman of the Department of Municipality and Agriculture, and Chairman of Bee’ah, The ...
  12 Feb 2008  
New technologies key to constructing sustainable buildings in the Gulf Region, says expert. New technologies key to constructing sustainable buildings in the Gulf Region, says expert.
The construction industry needs to support sustainable development techniques from the moment a new building enters its planning stages, according to a leading expert. In a paper presented to a prestigious conference in Abu Dhabi, Dr. Bassam Abu-Hijleh...
  11 Feb 2008  
Philippe Starcks exclusive ME project set to shape future of design culture. Philippe Starck's exclusive ME project set to shape future of design culture.
Galadari Investment Office (GIO), the dedicated real-estate division of GALVEST, has broken ground on its signature project G Tower, the first branded residential tower in the region. Located in Dubai's prestigious 20 million square feet City of Arabia...
  11 Feb 2008  
Booming construction sector fuelling massive demand for construction chemicals and raw materials. Booming construction sector fuelling massive demand for construction chemicals and raw materials.
INC Global Conferences Pte Ltd (Singapore) will hold a construction sector-related conference entitled “2nd Middle East Construction Projects, Chemicals & Materials 2008”. Following the success of our first Middle East construction that was h...
  8 Feb 2008  
Architectural and design students from the UAE win trip to the Frezza facility in Venice. Architectural and design students from the UAE win trip to the Frezza facility in Venice.
The winners now get a once-in-a-lifetime tour of the Frezza facility in Venice, Italy to meet their world class designers. Siddharth Peters, the Managing Director of The Total Office, commented saying “We are thrilled to be working with Frezza on ...
  6 Feb 2008  
Danube launches House of Wood at Dubai Woodshow 2008. Danube launches 'House of Wood' at Dubai Woodshow 2008.
Danube Building Materials, the leader in construction, building materials, and shop fitting industries, has announced the launch of 'House of Wood', its new range of hardwood products, at the Dubai Woodshow 2008. Targeting interior designers in the Mid...
  6 Feb 2008  
MAG Group sets up Escrow accounts valued at US$180 million. MAG Group sets up Escrow accounts valued at US$180 million.
Dubai-based multinational MAG Group Property Development unveiled details recently of three Escrow accounts for three current projects. The new accounts will cover their Matex project in Business Bay, the MAG 228B project in International City phase 3 ...
  6 Feb 2008  
Book your seat at the Construction Skills and Labour Resource Management Conference. Book your seat at the Construction Skills and Labour Resource Management Conference.
Rising labour costs, retention of skilled staff and a dwindling supply of competent labour all combine to make manpower, not materials, the primary concern for the region's construction industry in 2008. MEED's forthcoming Construction Skills and Labou...
  5 Feb 2008  
Office Exhibition 2008 exceeds all expectations on the opening day. Office Exhibition 2008 exceeds all expectations on the opening day.
Over 250 exhibitors from across the region are present at the three day extravaganza, which once again features the most influential product showcase for specifiers, buyers and trade visitors in the Middle East. National pavilions from Germany, the UK,...
  4 Feb 2008  
Facilities management industry valued at US$892 billion in Gulf Region. Facilities management industry valued at US$892 billion in Gulf Region.
Research indicates that the facilities management market in the Arabian Gulf will be worth an estimated US$892 billion over the next 25 years. The figures released by Middle East Strategy Advisors show that the FM industry in the UAE alone is potential...
  3 Feb 2008  
Burns & McDonnell Engineering saves time and money with Document Locator. Burns & McDonnell Engineering saves time and money with Document Locator.
Using Document Locator, the new process shifts document logging responsibility to the vendors. Now, vendors enter document metadata into a standard submittal form and submit the package through the Document Locator Web interface. The results are measur...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 2 Feb 2008 Website
Dubai to build the worlds longest arched bridge. Dubai to build the world's longest arched bridge.
Construction of the world's longest arched bridge in Dubai will begin in March and the project would be completed in four years, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced yesterday. The project, the sixth crossing over the Dubai Creek, is estim...
  30 Jan 2008  
CED - PCFC to organise Engineering Forum 2008. CED - PCFC to organise Engineering Forum 2008.
The Civil Engineering Department of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, will organise the 'Engineering Forum 2008 - Innovations in Design and Construction' on February 26 at Al Bustan Rotana Hotel, Dubai. Organised for the first time in Dubai...
  22 Jan 2008  
Russian Railways to build a 520 km rail line in Saudi Arabia. Russian Railways to build a 520 km rail line in Saudi Arabia.
Russian Railways announced on Monday it had won an U$800 million tender to build a 520 km rail line in Saudi Arabia. The company had received an official letter of invitation to talks today from the Saudi Finance Ministry for a contract worth around U$...
  22 Jan 2008  
Cost efficient and easy to learn document management solution. Cost efficient and easy to learn document management solution.
Document Locator helps firms in a wide range of industries effectively organize and manage the thousands of documents and communications involved in every type of business operation, including the management of e-mail and attachments. It also provides ...
P&N International FZEP&N International FZE 21 Jan 2008 Website
Cost efficient CAD software for the engineering and construction industry. Cost efficient CAD software for the engineering and construction industry.
A fully DWG compatible CAD software helping the Middle East real estate and construction industry to reduce software costs and increase productivity. For years Bricscad has been seen as the only true alternative to AutoCAD. With DWG as its native file ...
  21 Jan 2008  
The Universe, another  reclaimed island development from Nakheel. The Universe, another reclaimed island development from Nakheel.
The Universe, a reclaimed island development which draws its inspiration from the wonders of the solar system, with islands in the shape of the sun, the moon and the planets; and the redevelopment of Port Rashid, with Nakheel announcing its plans to pr...
  20 Jan 2008  
Europes best all set to showcase their latest at The Office Exhibition 2008. Europe's best all set to showcase their latest at The Office Exhibition 2008.
The 2008 edition of The Office Exhibition, the region’s premier office furniture, interiors and design event, is back with a bang and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. A collection of the finest office furniture and interior desig...
  15 Jan 2008  
US hardwood products exports to Middle East and Africa increases more than 32%. US hardwood products exports to Middle East and Africa increases more than 32%.
US hardwood product exports to the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region reached US$52.2 million last year, a rise of 32.3% over the same period in 2006. The American Hardwood Export Council has announced its participation in the Dubai Woodshow 20...
American Hardwood Export Council 14 Jan 2008  
ASV Stübbe launches web catalogue with more than 5,400 of their products. ASV Stübbe launches web catalogue with more than 5,400 of their products.
All technical specifications are stored in the system to allow a detailed search. It is possible to search for individual or combined specifications using the respective search masks. Material properties such as PVC, PP and PVDF can be used as search c...
ASV Stübbe GmbH & Co. KG 9 Jan 2008  
Book your seat at Fred Berns famous seminar - The Business of Design. Book your seat at Fred Berns famous seminar - The Business of Design.
Fred Berns is among the biggest names in the business of interior design. He's the only sales and marketing coach, author and professional speaker who trains design trade professionals worldwide how to use self-promotion to dramatically increase sales ...
Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID)Association of Professional Interior Designers (APID) 9 Jan 2008 Website
Siemens Baggage Handling System Handed over to BCIA at Beijing Capital Airport. Siemens Baggage Handling System Handed over to BCIA at Beijing Capital Airport.
The Siemens baggage handling system of the new Terminal 3 was handed over to the Beijing Airport Authority, BCIA, on December 19, 2007. With its capacity to sort and transport up to 19,200 baggage items per hour, it ensures that Beijing Capital Interna...
  4 Jan 2008  
Burj Dubai now towers 600 meters above the Emirate of Dubai. Burj Dubai now towers 600 meters above the Emirate of Dubai.
Burj Dubai, the iconic tower developed by global property developer Emaar Properties, has scaled 158 levels - the most in any building in the world - and is now 598.5 metres high. Cladding work of the tower is now ongoing at an accelerated pace with 58...
  3 Jan 2008  
Limitless has started the construction work on the U$11 billion Arabian Canal. Limitless has started the construction work on the U$11 billion Arabian Canal.
The project is said to be the largest and most complex engineering work in the Middle East since 1859, when the Suez Canal was built in Egypt. The 150-metre wide and six-metre deep project will be finished in three years and be able to accommodate vess...
  2 Jan 2008  

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