Gulf Landscaping opens in Abu Dhabi

March 29, 2010,AEDT

Gulf Landscaping 2010 starts in Abu Dhabi, UAE today with His Excellency H.E. Rashid Mubarak Al Hajeri, Chairman of the Department of Municipal Affairs inaugurating the event which will showcase both the theory and shared best practice for those involved | Read More

Abu Dhabi releases Urban Street Design Manual

February 22, 2010,AEDT

The Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC) recently released a new street design standards in line with the Capital 2030 plan. The Urban Street Design Manual is based on key design principles including environmental sustainability embodied by the Estidama initiative. | Read More

Gulf Landscaping 2010 – Abu Dhabi, UAE

February 16, 2010,AEDT

The UAE’s and wider Middle East’s leading exhibition dedicated to the outdoor design and landscaping architecture industries. Gulf Landscaping is the region’s only trade event dedicated to servicing the architectural and landscaping demands of the Middle East and the capital | Read More

World’s tallest building opens *UPDATE*

January 5, 2010,AEDT

The building previously known as Burj Dubai is now open and it has new name of Burj Khalifa named after Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed, President of the UAE. The height has been confirmed as 828 meters, 200 stories into the | Read More

US companies on the M&A trail in the UK?

December 11, 2009,AEDT

Building posted a report today that some large US firms the size of Jacobs, AECOM and CH2MHill maybe looking at acquiring firms in the UK. Many UK firms have established offices in Europe, Middle East and North Africa which makes | Read More

Dubai contractors face cash flow crisis – FT.com

March 4, 2009,AEDT

FT.com reports “Some contractors and consultants have not been paid for up to six months, and large Dubai-affiliated developers owe billions of dollars, according to contractors, lawyers and executives…” SOURCE: FT.com / Middle East – Dubai contractors face cash flow | Read More