KBR unit wins $3bn US project contract

July 22, 2017

KBR, a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies, said its global Government Services business, KBRwyle, is one of the winning bidders on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Professional and Technical (ProTech) Satellite Domain contract in support of NOAA's satellite activities worldwide.

The contract has a two-year base period"... Continue Reading

Arabia CSR Network to host GRI and CSR trainings from Sep to Dec

July 18, 2017

Arabia CSR Network to host GRI and CSR trainings from Sep to Dec

The Arab Region’s leading think tank and sustainability centre Arabia CSR Network will hold a host of trainings in the second half of 2017. Starting with a certified training on GRI Standards in July and a few more of the same in September and December, ACSRN will offer more trainings to build capacity of individuals and organisations in CSR and sustainability."... Continue Reading

DP World to help Indonesia develop ports

July 17, 2017

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World will provide assistance to Indonesia in the development of the Kuala Tanjung greenfield port and logistics zone and Belawan port in North Sumatra.

DP World and Indonesian authorities recently signed an agreement in this regard.

As part of a technical assistance contract, DP World will share its expertise and experience in increasing"... Continue Reading

Transguard offers 5,000 staff new accommodation

July 16, 2017

Transguard Group, a leading UAE-based business outsourcing and support services company, has completed the relocation of 5,000 of its employees to a state-of-the-art accommodation centre at Tijara Town in Dubai.

The move is part of Transguard’s human resource and logistics strategy, aimed at offering the best living accommodation and facilities, in a location that is close to the projects"... Continue Reading

Jahra, Abdul Nasser road projects to be completed by end of next year - Min.

July 16, 2017

The Minister of Public Works Abdulrahman Al-Mutawa said on Sunday the development of Al-Jahra and Jamal Abdul Nasser two main roads will be completed by the end of next year.
The minister made his remarks, during a ceremony for the inauguration of two tunnels and a bridge in Al-Jahra road and Jamal Abdul Nasser projects, part of the overall projects, and in cooperation with"... Continue Reading

MoF refuses to disburse housing ‘grant’ for female expat teachers

July 15, 2017

The statement issued by Minister of Finance (MoF) Anas Al-Saleh on Wednesday has opened doors that were closed in Ministry of Education due to the general fury among expatriate teachers of the ministry, included the retired ones, due to Ministry of Finance’s refusal to disburse housing allowance for female expatriate teachers retroactively except through a final court order.

In"... Continue Reading

Kuwait awards $709m infrastructure project deal

July 15, 2017

The Kuwaiti government has awarded infrastructure projects worth KD215 million ($709 million) in the South Matlaa area of the country, said a report.

A Chinese company has been roped in for the development works including the construction of 18,000 housing units and road projects in the new city located west of Kuwait City, reported state news agency Kuna.

The contract was signed"... Continue Reading

Chinese firm signs USD 709 mln deal to develop South Matlaa infrastructure

July 12, 2017

A Chinese firm has signed a contract with the Kuwaiti government worth KD 215 million (USD 709 million) to develop infrastructure and roads for a new housing project in Kuwait's South Matlaa, a Kuwaiti official said on Tuesday.
The contract, signed during the visit of an official Chinese delegation, involves works for 18,000 housing units in the"... Continue Reading

GCC partners with American Concrete Institute

July 12, 2017

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council Standardization Organization recently entered into an agreement with the American Concrete Institute to cooperate towards a better understanding and use of concrete and cementitious materials in civil infrastructure.

This partnership confirms ACI Building Code requirements for structural concrete (ACI 318-14) use in Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi"... Continue Reading

One of America's Most Iconic Resorts, Hotel del Coronado, to Join Exclusive Curio Collection by Hilton

July 10, 2017

One of America's Most Iconic Resorts, Hotel del Coronado, to Join Exclusive Curio Collection by Hilton

(ME NewsWire)-- World-renowned Hotel del Coronado, set on one of the country's award-winning beaches, will officially join the exclusive Curio Collection by Hilton in July 2017. The hotel was hand-picked to be a part of the collection of one-of-a-kind independent hotels and resorts all celebrated for their individuality. The beloved Hotel del Coronado will celebrate its 130-year anniversary as the crown jewel of the collection's diverse and distinctive portfolio. Hotel del Coronado – fondly referred to as 'The Del' – will benefit from Hilton's renowned reputation and offerings as part of the rapidly growing Curio Collection while still maintaining its independent spirit and authenticity that guests have experienced for well over a century. 'What a landmark day for Curio Collection by Hilton, as we welcome one of the world's...... Continue Reading

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