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UAE salaries 2020: Online poll shows workers seeking new opportunities

UAE salaries 2020: Online poll shows workers seeking new opportunities

16/01/20

Almost 4,000 employees took part in the poll as HR experts also have their say The majority of workers in the UAE are seeking a new job this year amid a lack of pay rises, according to an online poll carried out by The National. Almost 4,000 people took part in the poll, which was […]

Opinion: How we can attract and retain talent within the UAE’s construction market

Opinion: How we can attract and retain talent within the UAE’s construction market

15/01/20

By Guest Authors Posted on January 14, 2020 Anouar Bourakkadi Idrissi, COO, Edenred UAE on the construction industry’s challenge of staff retention Workforce development and retention is important for any business, but in construction, an industry where four workers are leaving for every one that joins, it is important to keep your staff motivated. There […]

Emaar reveals plan to create one of Dubai's 'most desirable addresses'

Emaar reveals plan to create one of Dubai’s ‘most desirable addresses’

14/01/20

Burj Crown to offer 440 units, all with views of Dubai’s most famous landmarks Designed by Hong-Kong based architecture firm LWK Partners, the 440-unit tower offers one, two and three-bedroom apartments, all with views of Dubai’s most famous landmarks. Emaar Properties on Thursday launched Burj Crown, a new, 44-storey luxury residential tower located on Sheikh […]

IBM enters Middle East's data centre race with two facilities in the UAE

IBM enters Middle East’s data centre race with two facilities in the UAE

08/01/20

The data centres in Dubai and Abu Dhabi will help regional organisations switch to a hybrid cloud modelPublic cloud services market in the MENA region is projected to grow to Dh7.97bn this year. IBM unveiled two data centres in the UAE on Tuesday, its first foray into the Middle East and Africa cloud storage market, […]

The Middle East's top construction contracts of December 2019

The Middle East’s top construction contracts of December 2019

07/01/20

Gulf Contractors, AMEA Power, Hill International, GE, Mott MacDonald, CRCC, NPC, CSCEC, Mabanee won major contracts The Middle East witnessed a successful December 2019 in terms of contract wins. by Ranju Warrier 06 Jan 2020 Despite the fact that December 2019 was a month of holidays and celebrations across the world, for the Middle East’s […]

Tunnelling boring machines (TBM) Charlotte is the first to break through to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super sewer.

Tunnelling boring machines (TBM) Charlotte is the first to break through to complete a section of tunnel for London’s new super sewer.

29/10/19

TBM Charlotte, named after suffragist Charlotte Despard, is digging the Frogmore Connection Tunnel from Wandsworth to Fulham as part of the 25km Thames Tideway Tunnel project to protect the River Thames from sewage pollution. She is working for the BMB joint venture of BAM Nuttall, Morgan Sindall and Balfour Beatty that is constructing the western […]

Willmott Dixon wins £13m Daventry cinema deal

Willmott Dixon wins £13m Daventry cinema deal

29/10/19

Willmott Dixon has won the starring role to deliver a £13m project to create Daventry’s new Mulberry Place Cinema complex. The project, for Daventry District Council, will see the former library buildings off North Street demolished to make way for a four-screen cinema complex that has restaurants, a public square and splash fountains. Procured through […]

Phase one of Bahrain Water Garden City completed

Phase one of Bahrain Water Garden City completed

14/09/17

Phase one of the Water Garden City project in Bahrain has been completed, as per a statement from Al Bilad Real Estate Investment Company. Al Bilad is the master developer of the project, which is said to offer ‘promising opportunities’ for those wishing to invest in real estate in the country. Phase one includes the […]

Six Construct wins contract for Masdar City project

Six Construct wins contract for Masdar City project

14/09/17

Six Construct says it has won a contract to design and build a new project in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi’s sustainable city. The Masdar Institute Neighbourhood project, set to span 56,200 square meters, is currently in the detail design phase, and will be completed in 30 months, according to a statement. Masdar Institute Neighbourhood is […]

New $2.2bn masterplan unveiled for Dubai's MotorCity

New $2.2bn masterplan unveiled for Dubai’s MotorCity

14/09/17

Union Properties (UPP) on Monday announced a new masterplan for its flagship MotorCity development in Dubai with a completed value of more than AED8 billion ($2.18 billion). The developer also said it has signed an agreement with China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) to build the new mega development. It added in a statement that […]

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