Khalifa University holds ceremony to celebrate completion of GNEII program

Khalifa University recently celebrated the completion ceremony of the Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) Fundamentals Module at its campus in Abu Dhabi. The aim of the ceremony was to acknowledge and reward the efforts of the 10 local male and female participating students who work at the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC)

Abu Dhabi pacing development evenly

If you take a step back and look at the plans of Abu Dhabi up to 2030, the city should be able to say it can rival any major destination at many levels. If we assume the current projects were completed today, the city would be able to match any visitor's appetite from any part of the world.

Abu Dhabi signs agreement on futuristic transport system

Abu Dhabi has signed the United Arab Emirates’ second hyperloop feasibility study to build a futuristic high-speed transport system connecting the cities of Abu...

Busiest city roads to get 50km of bus lanes

The 46km of lanes for buses only will comprise 2km on each side of Bainunah Street between Corniche Road and Hazaa bin Zayed the First Street; about 11km on each side of Hamdan Street from Al Salam Street to Airport Road; and about 10km on each side of Sheikh Zayed the First Street between Al Salam Street and 32nd Street.

Twofour54 Tadreeb Hosts Abu Dhabi Health Service Company Sponsored Training Course For Leading UAE...

twofour54 tadreeb, in conjunction with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, have hosted an advanced level Health Reporting training course for leading UAE print and broadcast media. The program was well supported with 15 local and regional healthcare journalists in attendance. It concluded on the 13th of July with an official graduation reception.

Fluor signs Abu Dhabi contract

US-based Fortune 200 firm Fluor Corporation Monday said it has signed a contract with Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) to provide programme management consultancy (PMC) services for the emirate's overall Integrated Public Transportation Network (IPTN). The project is part of DoT's plan to invest $82 billion in the transport network of Abu Dhabi, which includes the construction of roads and a light rail.

Non-oil drove Abu Dhabi’s GDP growth last year

Non-oil activity was the biggest driver of Abu Dhabi's GDP last year despite rising oil output, signalling the emirate's mission to diversify its economy is bearing fruit.

Abu Dhabi Property Market Update – April 2011

The Abu Dhabi of today is built upon the vast oil reserves which the Emirate enjoys. It has however long been recognised that it is unwise for an economy to be largely reliant on one industry and consequently there is an active drive for diversification.

Abu Dhabi floats tramway tenders

The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) yesterday floated tenders for the development of the capital's 340km tramway network that will see people commuting on the light rail transit system by 2014.


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Abu Dhabi Investment Forum Mumbai 2011 activities successfully concluded

The activities of the forum, included a session entitled "Abu Dhabi and India: the establishment of long-term partnership," which probed and highlighted the great potential enjoyed by the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and India, and the opportunity to create business partnerships for the benefit to both sides, with focus on the future orientations of the Government of Abu Dhabi, based on its 2030 Economic Vision.

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Gulf to pump $100bn into rail projects

Gulf states are spending more than $100 billion on rail projects across the region as they tackle poor public transports networks and growing populations, according to analysts. UAE's Union Railway plans a $11 billion and 1,500 km railway project across the emirates to be completed by 2017. The project will be phased over several years.

Al Sowwah is now called Al Maryah Island

Thirteen bridges will link the island with the region's national and international transport network. Abu Dhabi airport is 30 minutes distance by road and Dubai around 60 minutes away. A mass transit system will connect commercial and residential areas of the city by metro and Light Rail Transit (LRT) lines.

Red Line open to integration with Abu Dhabi Metro

A top official of the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has said that deferring of the tendering of the Purple Line of Dubai Metro...

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