Turning it up to the MACS: UAE-based prefabrication specialists build on success
Feb 11, 2020
Manager for the modular systems division and engineering department at MACS Bashar Sharqawi on modularisation in the MEP sector.
“If the mindset is ‘modular first’ from day one, then savings are guaranteed”
Feb 11, 2020
Such has been MACS’ success in the market that Badawiyeh believes the future of building, and the security of MEP contractors, lies in modular and prefabrication.
Yellow Door Energy begins construction of 2MW solar plant for Future Pipe Industries
Feb 09, 2020
Covering the rooftops of four warehouses totalling 18,000 square meters, the solar plant will supply over 40% of the factory’s annual energy consumption.
Feb 16, 2020
The development package forms part of the country’s efforts to develop infrastructure and strategic facilities.
Feb 16, 2020
Upon completion, the facility will provide 60,000 tonnes of refrigeration to Expo Village, Dubai South Mall, and the Conference and Exhibition Centre.
Feb 16, 2020
UK construction companies’ earnings on its EU investment positions went from £24million in 2015 to £4m in 2018 - down 83%.
Sharaf DG Energy challenges warehouses and factories across the UAE to reduce emissions in 2020
Feb 13, 2020
Sharaf DG Energy advises companies to look to their warehouses as the first step to becoming more sustainable.
DEWA awards contractors and consultants at annual gathering
Feb 13, 2020
DEWA’s officials and a large number of consulting and contracting companies were present for the ceremony.
Start of construction at the Dammam west ISTP project site marks next stage of development for this benchmark project
Feb 13, 2020
The plant has a designed capacity of 350,000 cubic meters per day and an initial capacity of 200,000 cubic meters per day.

Projects

Larsen & Toubro lands a contract to build a 380-kV substation in Saudi Arabia
Feb 12, 2020
The Indian engineering and construction firm will also provide an associated 230-kV cable network.
Finland tops out its sustainable Expo 2020 Dubai pavilion
Feb 12, 2020
The Finland pavilion, Snow Cape, is located within Expo 2020 Dubai’s Mobility District.
“Utilising natural resources” essential for sustainable design, says Swedish Pavilion lead
Feb 11, 2020
Covering a total area of 2,380 square metres, the building structure of the pavilion - which spans 340 square metres - is made entirely of wood.

Suppliers

New sensor provides better leak protection in buildings
Feb 12, 2020
By eliminating a battery and related circuitry, researchers estimate their sensor could be commercially produced for less than $5 each.
Dubai Future Council on Energy holds its fourth meeting
Feb 12, 2020
During the meeting, Al Tayer and council members reviewed and approved the Dubai Future Council on Energy year 1 report.

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