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541 Projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East Hotel construction pipeline 541 Projects and 158,950 rooms in Middle East Hotel construction pipeline
The UAE and Saudi Arabia remain the most active hotel construction hotspots in the region. The busiest year for hotel openings leading up to 2020 is forecast to be 2017 with 189 projects and 58,527 rooms. Notable hotel openings scheduled for 2017 inclu...
The Hotel Show 2016The Hotel Show 2016 24 Aug 2016  
Green Cleaning to Drive Innovation in Regional Cleaning Industry Green Cleaning to Drive Innovation in Regional Cleaning Industry
Continuous improvement, innovation, and environmental sensitivity have become the watchwords for the cleaning industry in the region as more and more companies in the sector are sourcing products and equipment keeping sustainability in mind. Globally, ...
  23 Aug 2016  
SADAFCO Launches Solar Power Project in Riyadh SADAFCO Launches Solar Power Project in Riyadh
Covering a surface area of about 1,600 m2, over 2,000 solar cells have been installed atop the carport structures in the parking area offering the additional benefit of sun shade for cars. The project will operate high performance thin film photovoltai...
  23 Aug 2016  
Grundfos to showcase state-of-the-art sustainability solutions at Wetex Grundfos to showcase state-of-the-art sustainability solutions at Wetex
Grundfos has a long history of technological innovation in its pump solutions, which are used in many contexts, including the construction sector for air-conditioning, fire protection, water supply and wastewater. Their smart pumps are used in large bu...
  23 Aug 2016  
Future Concrete Conference in Beirut  to focus on construction site management Future Concrete Conference in Beirut to focus on construction site management
Keynote speakers addressing challenging issues and new developments in contemporary industry include: Beirut Mayor Jamal Itani, President of the Order of Engineers & Architects Beirut Khaled Chehab, Lebanon, German consultant on lean construction Tobia...
  23 Aug 2016  
Happy Toilet Healthy City Happy Toilet Healthy City
Established in 2014, Toilitech is the brand with which PTMatic commercializes self-cleaning toilets, automatic public toilets, prefabricated toilets, eco-friendly toilets and urban furniture integrated solutions. Toilitech serves the international mark...
PTMatic Middle EastPTMatic Middle East 23 Aug 2016  
Empower introduces Mobile Chiller Trailers to ensure 24/7 uninterrupted district cooling service Empower introduces Mobile Chiller Trailers to ensure 24/7 uninterrupted district cooling service
This project is one of the many service continuity concepts that Empower has been implementing after successful tests. “Due to the unprecedented success of this pilot project, EMPOWER made a plan to increase the number of the chiller trailers to be use...
  22 Aug 2016  
US$400 Billion worth of construction projects ongoing in Dubai US$400 Billion worth of construction projects ongoing in Dubai
The Dubai construction market is on an upward trajectory, the report shows. Although approximately 21% of them are on hold, a large number of projects are in advanced stages of construction, with an estimated value of over US$100 billion. Per the BNC p...
The Big 5 Dubai 2016The Big 5 Dubai 2016 21 Aug 2016  
Heradesign helps create a cultural icon Heradesign helps create a cultural icon
Heradesign is a range of high-performance ceiling and wall panels manufactured from sustainably sourced wood-wool. With its distinctive woven surface, Heradesign brings a natural warmth and visual energy to interiors. This visual appeal has been used t...
Knauf AMF DubaiKnauf AMF Dubai 21 Aug 2016  
Gripple Case Study: The Edge, Dubai Gripple Case Study: The Edge, Dubai
The Edge is a 9,300 sqm commercial office development located in the heart of Dubai Internet City. Oracle will be the building’s major tenant, signing a 10 year lease on five of the six floors. The building has 8,300 sqm of underground parking space; o...
Gripple LtdGripple Ltd 21 Aug 2016  
Quartz Floor Hits the Right Notes at Award Winning Painted Rock Quartz Floor Hits the Right Notes at Award Winning Painted Rock
Sitting high atop a bluff, overlooking Skaha Lake in BC’s Okanagan Valley - on what was once the centre of the largest apricot orchard in the British Commonwealth - the winery boasts 60 acres of vines, a striking new tasting room and spectacular vistas...
  20 Aug 2016  
DEWA awards construction contract for 400 kV power transformer at Hassyan Clean Coal Power Plant DEWA awards construction contract for 400 kV power transformer at Hassyan Clean Coal Power Plant
This project supports the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy, which aims to provide 7% of Dubai’s energy from clean energy sources by 2020. It will increase this target to 25% by 2030 and 75% by 2050. DEWA works to achieve the fifth pillar of the Dubai Clean ...
  16 Aug 2016  
Façade Summit to Focus On Fire Safety in Building Design Façade Summit to Focus On Fire Safety in Building Design
Construction industry experts and government officials assembling in Dubai next month will tackle the threat of fires in the region, an issue highlighted by recent blazes in high-rise towers. The latest statistics, published this month by Guardian Weal...
Windows, Doors & Facades 2016Windows, Doors & Facades 2016 16 Aug 2016 Website
Hormann introduces high speed internal door for air purification Hormann introduces high speed internal door for air purification
Hormann Middle East has introduced V 3015 Clean, a high speed roller door with a transparent curtain incorporating spring steel stabilization. The Hormann V 3015 Door is an internal door used for clean rooms with a fully transparent curtain that has a ...
Hörmann Middle East & AfricaHörmann Middle East & Africa 14 Aug 2016  
Dubai to Be Springboard for Floating Homes  Taking Owners Back to Nature Dubai to Be Springboard for Floating Homes Taking Owners Back to Nature
Dubai has earned a global reputation for launching unique and spectacular real estate projects, and a Dutch developer hopes the emirate will now provide a successful springboard for stunning floating homes designed to take their owners back to nature.
  13 Aug 2016 Website
Penetron Protects Rio 2016 Olympics Infrastructure Penetron Protects Rio 2016 Olympics Infrastructure
From Guanabara Bay to the upper seats of the Maracanã stadium, PENETRON technology stands behind much of the new infrastructure built for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil opening on Friday, August 5th. Officially called the Games of the...
Penetron InternationalPenetron International 9 Aug 2016  
WETEX 2016 to display sustainable solutions, clean energy and sustainable development technologies WETEX 2016 to display sustainable solutions, clean energy and sustainable development technologies
Obviously, the Gulf region is actively investing in clean and renewable energy, which represents significant opportunities for companies specialised in renewable energy. A recent report by The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that th...
  9 Aug 2016  
AHEC, Alison Brooks Architects and Arup to collaborate on ‘The Smile’ for the London Design Festival AHEC, Alison Brooks Architects and Arup to collaborate on ‘The Smile’ for the London Design Festival
The Smile is a huge curved hollow tube made of cross-laminated tulipwood. It touches the ground at one point, like a wheel. Entering The Smile through an opening where the curved form meets the ground, the visitor can walk from end to end of the 34-met...
  8 Aug 2016 Website
Digital Marketing Top of the Agenda for UAE Hoteliers Digital Marketing Top of the Agenda for UAE Hoteliers
“Developing a Digital Marketing Strategy for Revenue Optimisation”, a certified training masterclass in partnership with MODUL University Dubai, will take place at the 17th edition of The Hotel Show Dubai 2016, set to take up an entire day of the event...
The Hotel Show 2016The Hotel Show 2016 8 Aug 2016  
Rio 2016: Made a Mano is already there, waiting for you Rio 2016: Made a Mano is already there, waiting for you
Casa Italia, in Rio 2016, has the ambitious goal of presenting Italy, the real and genuine one, to an international audience, through a series of images and iconic objects, that have made it an historically cultural milestone. “Horizontal" (horizontal)...
  7 Aug 2016  
Green buildings and sustainable urban planning in Kuwait: a wealth of business opportunities to be explored Green buildings and sustainable urban planning in Kuwait: a wealth of business opportunities to be explored
For the development of truly sustainable cities, however, proper urban planning is paramount: “A building cannot operate in a sustainable way if surrounding facilities do not support its functions”, Dr. Spanos warns. The design of street blocks can red...
The Big 5 Kuwait 2016The Big 5 Kuwait 2016 5 Aug 2016  
Creating today the history of tomorrow Creating today the history of tomorrow
After 110 years from its foundation, a time during which it has become a hallmark of world architecture, Margraf has inaugurated the first edition of Marble Stories in Chiampo, near Vicenza. It is an international exhibition, which will focus every yea...
  4 Aug 2016  
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has joined the BEA partnership Dubai Supreme Council of Energy has joined the BEA partnership
Dubai is committed to speeding up the implementation of BEA, to reduce emissions caused by the building sector, while monitoring its progress. Measures will include updating policies and building codes, developing more creative techniques to enhance ef...
  4 Aug 2016  
Smart building solutions find footing in UAE Smart building solutions find footing in UAE
The UAE is leading the way in this collaboration with more than two-thirds of the 1,236 Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)-certified projects. It is also the frontrunner in the region in implementing unified building codes for new build...
  4 Aug 2016  
Gyproc systems chosen for Dubai’s innovative rotating tower Gyproc systems chosen for Dubai’s innovative rotating tower
Working closely with Consultant, Atkins and Partners Overseas and Main Contractor China State Construction Engineering, Gyproc’s acoustics experts were able to develop a complete internal lining solution, based on the company’s lightweight metal-frame ...
Saint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZESaint Gobain Gyproc Middle East FZE 4 Aug 2016 Website

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