Etihad signs deal to build rail terminal at Jebel Ali port

Etihad Rail will build an intermodal rail terminal in Jebel Ali port for the efficient transfer of freight. Etihad Rail, which is developing the railway network in the country, and DP World have signed a MoU in this regard, which represents a significant step forward in the development of the rail network, as it will enable the more efficient transfer of containerised freight.




Aldar hired to build new $272m Abu Dhabi media free zone

twofour54, Abu Dhabi's media and entertainment free zone, has appointed Aldar Properties to be the developer of its new, permanent home which will be...

Abu Dhabi unveils $3.27bn new entertainment, leisure project

Abu Dhabi-based Miral has unveiled a $3.27 billion (AED12bn) master development on Yas Island that be home to 15,000 people and 10,000 working professionals. The...

Abu Dhabi’s Zayed City to get its own metro station

Zayed City, the latest government-funded mixed-use development, in Abu Dhabi will have its own metro station, a senior Abu Dhabi Urban Planning Council (UPC)...




Saudi Aramco Plans to Double Power Supply, Conserve Energy to Save Crude

Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest state-owned oil company, plans to double its power-generating capacity to 4,000 megawatts by 2015 to supply all the electricity it expects to need to produce crude and natural gas.

DOT primed to put metro up for tender

A tender for Abu Dhabi’s planned 340km tram system will be sent out within the next two months and a consultant selected for the...

Surveillance market booms in Middle East

“With critical infrastructure projects like Haramain High Speed Rail, Al Maktoum airport, Doha airport, Dubai and Abu Dhabi Metro under progress, the video surveillance market has never been so business critical.


Etihad CEO Addresses Global Tourism Forum in Lucerne

The Chief Executive Officer of Etihad Airways, James Hogan, last night addressed the World Tourism Forum in Lucerne, Switzerland, on the subject of sustainable growth.