Buildings

New US$220mn housing project to be built in Basra

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US engineering firm World Solutions International (WSI) announced a US$220mn contract to build 2,500 housing units in the Iraqi city of Basra.

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Construction sector in Oman jumps by 14 per cent

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THE growing investment confidence in Oman's construction sector has seen the government push ahead with new infrastructure projects which will help stimulate the economy and will see the sector grow annually by 5 per cent over the next three years.

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Middle East construction going green

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Three regional councils promoting sustainable urban structural environment have agreed to form the Middle East Green Building Councils Network.

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Abu Dhabi sets new construction rules

Abu Dhabi sets new construction rules

Abu Dhabi has introduced new rules to govern construction activities as part of an overall restructuring process to support the domestic economy within the emirate's 2030 development strategy. The new rules have already been inforced but contractors and other construction companies have up to four years to meet the various criteria set out, according to the Abu Dhabi Department of Economic Development.

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Emirates Cement rebranded as new Syrian plant launched

Emirates Cement rebranded as new Syrian plant launched

Emirates Cement Company has now been rebranded as Lafarge Emirates Cement. Exports account for 30-40 per cent of output from Lafarge's quarry and three million tonne capacity factory. CEO, Antoine Duclaux, said that the change in name reflects his company's changing priorities. "We're still happy with the volume of sales in the region," said Duclaux. "But at the time, like all manufacturers, the objective was to sell domestically in Dubai, which we did. But now like most big players we export to Oman and some other captive markets, like Kuwait and Iraq and we are also targeting the Indian Ocean islands, like Mayotte and Mauritius."

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