Dubai Municipality approves 1,000 hectares of construction projects

Nearly 1,000 hectares of construction projects were approved by Dubai Municipality up until December last year, according to a recent news release. These developments span across several categories including residential, commercial, public services, mixed-use, tourist, and open area projects. The Municipality’s assistant general director Eng Dawoud Al Hajiri said seven major development projects were approved…

Laing O’Rourke lands two construction contracts worth $182 million for Expo 2020 Dubai

Laing O’Rourke will build two pavilions for the universal exposition Expo 2020 in Dubai, after it was awarded the contracts which have a combined value of US$182.4 million. The UK-based construction contractor will deliver Expo 2020 Dubai’s Leadership and Media Pavilions, as well as its ‘Hammerhead’ road and various landscaping components. The Hammerhead project, named due…