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Environment & Energy | Friday 28 August, 2015 5:51 am
The consortium of ACWA Power, Mitsui& Co., Ltd.(“Mitsui”) and Dhofar International Development and Investment Holding Co (DIDIC) has achieved financial close for the development, construction, ownership and operation of a 445 MW high efficiency gas fired power generation plant along ...
Riyadh Metro: Colossal engines work overtime
Business & Money | Friday 28 August, 2015 4:13 am
Construction on the multibillion-riyal Riyadh Metro is well under way with several giant drilling machines working overtime to ensure that underground tunnels for the project are completed on schedule. The Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) conducted a tour of the operations for the media on ...
Riyad Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi and Saudi Hollandi Bank sign on as Platinum Sponsors of 3rd Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit
Business & Money | Friday 28 August, 2015 3:57 am
 Riyad Bank, Banque Saudi Fransi and Saudi Hollandi Bank, three of the Middle East’s leading banks, have confirmed their presence as Platinum Sponsors of the prestigious 3rd Annual Saudi Trade Finance Summit 2015 – the largest and most influential gathering of trade finance...
Highway stations must upgrade by Jan. 19
Business & Money | Friday 28 August, 2015 2:15 am
There has been a flurry of activity on the Kingdom’s highways as service companies race to meet the Jan. 19 deadline for the revamp of dilapidated gas stations. The Ministry of Municipal and Rural Affairs has previously handed out rehabilitation certificates for a period of three years to...
Business & Money | Thursday 27 August, 2015 3:15 pm
SABIC organized its annual “Back to School” program for the academic year 2015-2016, coinciding with the new school year, in association with the Ministry of Social Affairs and in cooperation with the SABIC Employees Charity Fund (BERR).   A ceremony to mark the successful...
The Big 5 gears up for a big 2015
Business & Money | Thursday 27 August, 2015 1:32 pm
Construction in the GCC will increase in value despite a slight dip in the overall contract awards this year, according to the man behind the region’s biggest construction event. Andy White is vice president of dmg events ME, the company responsible for The Big 5...
GITEX Shopper highlights Top 10 trends for tech-savvy consumers in 2015
Technology & IT | Thursday 27 August, 2015 1:16 pm
For more than two decades GITEX Shopper has been the Middle East’s foremost consumer IT and electronics show, showcasing the latest trends of the fast-paced tech industry. As power retailers and consumers alike gear up for the show’s 25th anniversary - taking place from 3 – ...
Prince Miteb opens major health facilities in Jeddah
Government | Thursday 27 August, 2015 6:42 am
Minister of the National Guard Prince Miteb Bin Abdullah opened on Wednesday the Jeddah branches of King Saud University for Health Sciences and King Abdullah International Center for Medical Research. The Center for Integrated Specialist Clinics in Khozam and Primary Healthcare Center in...
Labor Ministry to launch new e-recruitment service next week
Business & Money | Thursday 27 August, 2015 6:36 am
An official at the Ministry of Labor confirmed that ministry will launch an e-recruitment service via the Musaned website next week. The service will allow employers to apply for visas without the need to visit labor offices. Ahmad Al-Ghamdi, director of public relations at the Labor Ministry, ...
Red Sea Mall 200 Million Riyals Expansion Launched!
Business & Money | Wednesday 26 August, 2015 4:03 pm
The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah’s biggest shopping center and family entertainment district, formally announced the commencement of its largest expansion project in a special ceremony attended by VIP retailers, businessmen, influencers and members of the media at the Park Hyatt Hotel. The...