Waterfront City Dbayeh

Waterfront City Dbayeh: Creating a vibrant and sustainable future  For the past few decades property development has become big business across the Middle East. Within Beirut, one of the most exciting projects of recent years has been the Waterfront City Dbayeh.  This mixed-use community project is located on the Mediterranean Sea, some 15 kilometres from the capital,…

The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme

The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme: Rethinking Wastewater in Abu Dhabi   The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP) is a large wastewater construction project that is symptomatic of Abu Dhabi’s growth. As the deep gravity tunnel nears its completion, the city’s surrounding emirates are ready to be inspired.   The Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company (ADSSC) is currently managing the STEP project by constructing a huge gravity-driven…

Mubadala

Mubadala: Variety proves the spice of life in Abu Dhabi  As the saying goes “Variety is the spice of life”; it is an ethos very much in practice at Mubadala, Abu Dhabi’s wide-reaching investment group, with an economic interest in most facets of life.  Mubadala is a pioneering investor with the vision, scale and expertise to make…

DP World

DP World: Keeping up with the global pace in a fast-moving world  In a business world with an ever-increasing onus on globalisation, logistics has become of paramount importance, with the world leaders in a constant race to launch the latest innovation. Very much in the mix with ingenuity and invention is Dubai-based DP World.  According…

Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant: A Nuclear Future

Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant: A Nuclear Future     Supplying electrical energy to the well-populated United Arab Emirates can be problematic for the environment. The country is hopeful that a new nuclear energy plant will provide a cleaner source of fuel.    In the Western Region of the Abu Dhabi Emirate, the nation’s first nuclear energy plant is nearing its completion. The construction of the Barakah Nuclear…

SSH: Expansion and expertise by design

Change can be thrust upon a company for any number of reasons. For SSH, a business with a long, proud history in Kuwait, the past five years has seen extraordinary and unmitigated success, as the construction consultancy firm has expanded its geographic footprint. Overseeing the ongoing transformation has been Bob Hope, CEO, who joined the company…

Qatargas: Setting the standards in the LNG market

In the competitive arena for energy supplies, liquefied natural gas (LNG) has become an increasingly important player in recent years. At the forefront of LNG supply has been Qatargas, the world’s leading company and one with over 30 years of expertise. Qatargas was established in 1984 and has pioneered the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry…

Gulf University for Science and Technology: Providing the intellectual foundation for Kuwait’s future

Across the Middle East, the development of infrastructure is playing an important role in providing the foundations for socio-economic development. An equally important catalyst however, is the introduction of world-leading education facilities. Within Kuwait, the creation of the country’s first private university, Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), has served to provide everyone in…