Mott MacDonald helps launch ‘The Surface Transport Master Plan 2030’ for Abu Dhabi

Mott MacDonald has helped Abu Dhabi's Department of Transport (DoT) launch the Surface Transport Master Plan (STMP) 2030. The STMP 2030 will see a comprehensive...

Railway projects in GCC now worth USD 106 billion

The GCC countries are forging ahead with railway projects worth USD 106.2 billion, new research has revealed in the build up to next month's CityBuild Construction Summit in Abu Dhabi. Saudi Arabia leads the way with a total of 23 projects valued at USD 25.6 billion including the USD 6 billion Makkah Madina Railway Link which is currently under tender for construction.

National Bank of Abu Dhabi sponsors UAE Global Investment Forum 2011

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), is lead sponsor of the Fourth Annual UAE Global Investment Forum to be held on May 3rd , 2011, in Abu Dhabi. The speakers and panelist at the event will discuss, analyse and debate the economic outlook of the county as well as shifting of economic balance toward emerging markets, opportunities for investments, potential political changes in the Middle East, and how the UAE can capitalise on investor appetite.

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.

Abu Dhabi’s new Midfield Terminal set to feature metro link to airport

Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) is in talks with the Department of Transport to provide road and railway connectivity to the new Midfield Terminal project.

Abu Dhabi’s Kizad shows growth as more industrial and trade firms sign up

Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) had more business last year as it expanded, contributing more than 3 per cent of Abu Dhabi’s non-oil...

The pain of the aggressive driver

Speed kills and you could be the killer: KT’s safety campaign will focus on ten elements that need to be addressed in improving road safety standards. ...Is better to lose one minute in life... than to lose life in a minute. Send your comments and suggestions, join in, let’s do something to make the roads safer...

Partnership in clean energy prospers

While fossil fuels may have been the framework within which energy co-operation between the UK and the UAE began, we are now increasingly focusing on working together to develop and pioneer new technologies based on alternative and renewable energy.

New projects to boost development in Abu Dhabi

The council gave approval for construction, renovation and infrastructure projects in Liwa, Ghayathi, Al Hayer, Al-Shuaib, Bida Al Mutawaa, Mazyed, Um Ghafa, Nema, Al Salamat Umm Alashtan and Alybanh. Additional infrastructure projects will be implemented for a number of other residential districts in the north of Al Wathba, Al Falah, Mohamed bin Zayed, and Emirati neighbourhoods in metropolitan and other areas.


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UAE seaports account for 61% of GCC trade volume

Recognising the vital role of the UAE's ports in providing trade links between the Far East, Asia, Europe and the US, international shipping and cargo experts are set to gather in Abu Dhabi on 28-30 March, for the World Ports and Trade Summit 2011.

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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 Executive Council to select a consultant for Abu Dhabi...

The Abu Dhabi Executive Council, chaired by His Highness General Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, is reviewing the recommendations of the Abu Dhabi Transport Department "ADTD".

Passenger rail line plans still on track

The UAE has not abandoned plans for a direct passenger rail link between Dubai and Abu Dhabi, a senior official at the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) said, as Dubai prepares to host a major global public transport forum. Plans had not been derailed in favour of a network used purely for freight.

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