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Escon Express eyes manufacturing

Ambitions run high at Escon Express Lifts, which has its eyes focused firmly on becoming the largest manufacturer of elevators in the Middle East and also the Number One...

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New destination in the making

Marassi Al Bahrain, one of the largest private urban developments in the kingdom, is well on its way to becoming a landmark of Bahrain’s urban and architectural...

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Diyar Al Muharraq work on track

Diyar Al Muharraq, a fully-integrated city taking shape off Muharraq, has been making commendable progress despite the current Covid-19 pandemic with several homes now...

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Housing push

Bahrain has just launched yet another new city – East Sitra New Town – to address the housing requirements of the country. The project is among several under way or...

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Recovery hopes

Hopes are up for a gradual return to normalcy after a tumultous 2020, and the construction sector is eagerly looking forward to a turn of fortunes this year, as the...

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El Balcón takes shape in Seef

El Balcón, First Bahrain Real Estate Development Company’s new retail project, is set for completion by the third quarter of this year, with lease inquiries...

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Grand venue!

Construction work has been launched on the new Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre in Sakhir, following the appointment of Cebarco Bahrain as the main...

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Cebarco is bullish

With an order book currently worth BD280 million ($730 million), the KAR Group and its flagship company Cebarco Bahrain are bullish about prospects for the company in...

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Terminal to take-off

Bahrain’s international airport is set to open the doors soon of its state-of-the-art terminal which has been designed to ensure an enhanced traveller experience while...

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Steady growth

Given the mega-projects that are expected to unroll this year, industry experts are optimistic about prospects for Bahrain’s construction sector which is forecast to...

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Dynapac rollers work on key roads

Abdul Hadi Al Afoo Company has recently procured Dynapac rollers, which it has deployed successfully on a number of road and infrastructure projects in Bahrain...

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Cebarco set for further growth

Since its establishment 27 years ago, leading Bahrain-based building and civil engineering company Cebarco has evolved from a simple earthworks operation to a contractor...

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Marassi homes set for handover

The year 2018 was a period of major milestones for Marassi Al Bahrain: Phase One of the infrastructure works was completed and construction of Marassi Galleria Mall, Vida...

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Highest homes to rise at Bay

Standing tall in testimony to the close ties between Bahrain and India with a design that fuses elements from both cultures, the Golden Gate will rise 245 m above ground...

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Infrastructure focus continues

Industrial, infrastructural and real estate development along with social housing will continue to spearhead growth in the construction sector, which eagerly awaits big-...

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Siemens Egypt project complete

Global technology giant Siemens has announced the completion of two substations – Samanoud and Aboul Matameer – in the Delta region of Egypt. The project...

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OCC to set up plant in Duqm

Oman Cement Company (OCC) plans to go ahead with the establishment of an integrated cement project in the Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZ) with an investment of around $...

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AC market to cross $231bn by 2023

Increasing temperature and humidity levels along with technological advancements such as air purification technology will propel the global air-conditioners market to...

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Alba expansion marks milestone

Bahrain-based aluminum producer Alba, along with Bechtel, the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contractor, has achieved a major milestone by...

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KAIE expands with niche range

Despite being a small player, Ebrahim K Kanoo’s automotive and industrial equipment division has undertaken some interesting projects hinting at its latent strength...

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UFDS gets testing endorsement

United Façade Design and Services (UFDS), an independent building materials/systems testing centre operated by Bahrain-based Facade Design and Services, has been...

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Al Nooh emerges a winner

Bahrain-based Al Nooh Wood Design (AWD), a quality service provider in the fit-outs industry, is looking to boost its exports of bespoke furniture and specialised joinery...

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Home away from home

Construction activity at Diyar Al Muharraq, off the Muharraq coast, is moving at a steady pace. The basic infrastructure for most of the projects that were launched has...

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Bridging the gap

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (MoWMAUP) is investing millions of dollars to expand Bahrain’s road network, and among its major...

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FUNDamental growth

Infrastructural, real estate, tourism and industrial expansion will power the construction sector in Bahrain this year, as work on the country’s largest...

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UFDS finds Avenues for growth

United Facade Design and Services (UFDS), an independent testing facility in Bahrain for building materials and façade systems, has added another reference on a...

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Biscuit factory rising up nicely

Construction work on the Mondelez Bahrain Biscuit Factory project in Bahrain has reached the halfway mark, with the development targeted for completion in the next three...

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School has a primary purpose

Bids have been invited from selected contractors for the construction of the purpose-built Bahrain Bayan Primary School in Bahrain, which boasts an architecture that has...

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Residences get a Spanish touch

Work is in progress on the El Mercado Village, a residential complex consisting of 42 homes that boast Spanish-inspired architecture that will complement the adjacent new...

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Towering debut

Piling work has been completed on what is designed to be the tallest residential building in Bahrain...

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City retreat takes shape

A multi-million-dollar city that aims to offer the best that its very name embodies – water, garden and city – has been quietly emerging in the bustling Seef...

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Work to start on waterfront

The Marassi Residences at Bahrain’s prestigious masterplanned city Diyar Al Muharraq is set to get off the ground following the award of the main construction...

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Works ministry busy with upgrades

The Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning (MoWMUP) is gearing up to kick-start work on the second phase of the Muharraq Ring Road project, having...

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Retail therapy

Mohamed Salahuddin Consulting Engineering Bureau (MSCEB) is working on two interesting projects that are destined to be landmark leisure destinations in Bahrain &ndash...

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Expanding horizons

A new terminal – four times the size of the existing one and with almost twice its capacity – is set to soon take shape at Bahrain International Airport (BIA...

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Growth trajectory

A huge demand for housing, mega infrastructural and real estate projects and a robust diversification drive is helping Bahrain post strong growth in its construction...

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Waterfront wonder

Construction work is set to begin shortly on Marassi Al Bahrain, a luxury waterfront development at Diyar Al Muharraq off the northern shores of Bahrain’s Muharraq...

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Muharraq to get fourth crossing

A major project on the anvil at Bahrain’s Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning is Phase Two of the Muharraq Ring Road and the fourth Manama-...

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Resilient

Despite the slump in oil prices, Bahrain is pushing ahead with its key projects, which in 2016 could spell good news for the aviation and hospitality sectors, says...

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Tough trough ahead

A ‘wait-and-watch’ approach is characteristic of Bahrain’s construction sector, which is jittery amidst the global financial uncertainty. The year ahead will be a testing...

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Tabreed cuts harmful emissions

TABREED Bahrain, a world leader in district cooling, says that the large-scale use of district cooling systems in Bahrain will bring about substantial environmental...

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Abdul-Aal aims for further growth

Abdul-Aal Group Holdings, a prominent and major multi-divisional business and venture development company, is looking ahead to a year of steady growth, despite the...

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Technal gears for new challenges

Backed by the strength of the Technal brand and a history of 30 years in the region, Bahrain-based Technal Middle East is gearing up for the challenges that the New Year...

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CNBM to launch batching plants

CNBM International Engineering Company (CNBM Engineering) of China, a specialist engineering procurement and construction/engineering procurement (EPC/EP) contractor, is...

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Moving ahead with confidence

NAERS Middle East is quietly confident of riding through the recessionary pressure that is being exerted by the global economic turmoil, thanks to its spirit of...

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Maison aims to please the senses

LEADING interior designer Maison Interiors has carved a niche for itself in the residential and commercial market of the region and of Bahrain in particular...

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BPC marks 30 years of leadership

BAHRAIN Precast Concrete Company (BPC) marked a major milestone in its history last year: the precast manufacturer celebrated 30 years of leadership in Bahrain’s precast...

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More in store

FIRST Bahrain, a regional real estate developer, has secured additional land at the Bahrain Investment Wharf (BIW) in Hidd to expand its warehouse project, in response to...

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Luxury holds fort

CONSTRUCTION work is under way on Phase One of Salam Resort — Bahrain, which will be Bahrain’s first luxury beach resort community on the main island’s southwestern coast...

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La isla bonita

CONSIDERABLE headway has been made on Durrat Al Bahrain, the kingdom’s largest luxury residential, commercial and tourism resort, which is taking shape as an island city...

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On way to a record friendship

CONSTRUCTION work on the $3 billion Qatar-Bahrain Friendship Bridge was expected to begin this month following the completion of a series of studies...

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Raffles rising

More than 70 per cent of the piling and foundation work on Raffles City Bahrain, the kingdom’s first internationally-branded mixed-use development, has been completed and...

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Bay sets the trend

WITH infrastructure works nearing completion and the Arcapita headquarters building now well up on the horizon at Bahrain Bay, the $2.5-billion waterfront district is...

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Dream of the future

WORK on Diyar Al Muharraq, one of the biggest mixed-use residential urban developments ever undertaken by the private sector in Bahrain, has made considerable progress...

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$541m in the works

Bahrain’s Ministry of Works has a wide portfolio of projects under way to ease traffic congestion while improving the services offered by the country. Gulf Construction...

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In the pink at Dilmunia

Plans have been unveiled for a $1.6 billion health island, located off the northeast coast of Muharraq, which aims to transform the kingdom into a hub for health tourism...

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Sea change

Construction work is in progress on the port infrastructure and port building contracts for Phase One of the Khalifa bin Salman Port and Industrial area, a new deep sea...

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Motoring ahead

Bahrain’s road transportation network is undergoing rapid growth and restructuring with around 200 road projects planned or currently under progress under a budget of...

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Gearing for growth

Bahrain’s construction industry is buoyant as the country puts in place the infrastructure needed to position itself as the region’s financial and trading hub. The year...

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West life

Work on the $320 million Marina West development – Bahrain’s largest gated beachfront high-rise residential and lifestyle community located on its west coast – has...

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Touch of class

Having given a touch of class and elegance to several projects in the kingdom, Bahrain-based architectural and engineering consultancy firm Mohamed Salahuddin Consultancy...

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Mega Mall

The BD250 million ($663 million) Bahrain City Centre – the first integrated entertainment and leisure complex in Bahrain – is on track for completion by the middle of...

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Picture perfect

Construction work has started on the second phase of the multi-billion-dollar Bahrain Financial Harbour...

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Al Ma’awdah rides the boom

Business is booming at the Al Ma’awdah Group, a leading Bahrain-based stockist and supplier of a wide range of building materials which – having registered a 50 per...

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Paschal ensures timely completion

With its focus set firmly on opening new markets in the Middle East, leading German formwork specialist Paschal Werk G Maier continues to actively promote its high-...

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Shaping Dreams

Bahrain-based Mohamed Salahuddin Consulting Engineering Bureau (MSCEB) – which specialises in architectural planning, engineering design and project co-ordination and...

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Logistics Gateway

Plans to establish a new world destination for industrial investments have moved closer to fruition with the recent award of contracts for implementation as well as...

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Desert Paradise

Construction work at Bahrain’s $1 billion-plus Al Areen development – a large scale, luxurious urban mixed use health and family tourism development – is moving forward...

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Iconic Project

Bahrain’s financial landscape is all set for a dramatic change this year: Poised for a formal opening in April this year is the 53-storey iconic centrepiece of the $1.4...

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Waterside Wonder

Motorists driving along King Faisal Corniche in the heart of Manama today may be oblivious of the fact that a newly reclaimed site, where work is under way quite...

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Exclusive Offering

Nestled between two of Bahrain’s most distinctive skylines – the Seef District and the Bahrain Financial Harbour – which feature some of the nation’s tallest towers, a...

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Expansion takes off

Work on the BD126 million ($334.2 million) first phase expansion of the Bahrain International Airport has received the green light with the award of the design contract...

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Mega Mall

The skyline above Seef District is a maze of cranes heralding the rise of a BD250 million ($663 million) multi-faceted development, which will boast the first integrated...

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Private Affair

Two iconic projects that appeared to be highly ambitious dreams just two years ago are now a ground reality for all to see, indicating Bahrain indeed can stand tall among...

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BFH tops out

When the 53-storey Dual Towers of the Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) completed its topping ceremony late last month (December 24, 2005), it had successfully registered...

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Golf resort to tee off

Work is set to begin on site by mid-year on an estimated $300 million project which will feature 900 top-quality homes woven around a planned new PGA championship golf...

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DIP to develop beachfront haven

Concept design work is expected to start this month on the Salam Beach Resort and Spa, a $544.5 million project being developed in Bahrain by Dubai International...

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HEIGHTS OF LUXURY

Athree-tower complex, which will boast the tallest residential towers in Bahrain, is set to begin its ascent this year in the centre of the capital Manama...

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Atlas Copco powers BFH to the top

Two Atlas Copco XAS 96 portable air compressors have already become part of a record in Bahrain, where they were used to supply air and power throughout the construction...

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Alukbond strikes bond with Gulf

Given the accelerated pace of construction in the Gulf, Alukbond – India’s premier revolutionary and versatile aluminium composite panel specialist – is aggressively...

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Installux to launch new products

In a bid to meet the trends in the market, aluminium systems manufacturer Installux is currently focusing on major product developments and intends to bring five...

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Paschal secures regionwide market

After eight years of operation in Bahrain, Paschal – one of the leading formwork specialists in the region – says that its versatile solutions have successfully proven...

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Reynaers looks to repeat success

Following the success that Reynaers has achieved in its first year of operation in the region with an office in Bahrain, the European aluminium systems manufacturer...

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Innovative icon

Fast nearing completion in the heart of the city, the Bahrain World Trade Centre boasts innovative features such as wind turbines to generate electricity, intelligent...

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Astounding pace

Projects of stunning proportions are now being launched in the kingdom as the contracting sector gears up to tackle a flurry of contracts that are expected to be released...

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High living

The high life is coming to Bahrain, judging by the some of the luxurious high-rise residential buildings taking shape on the drawing boards of some of the kingdom’s...

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Reynaers makes rapid inroads

Leading European aluminium systems manufacturer Reynaers, which recently set up its Middle East office in Bahrain, is already busy with orders for its aluminium systems...

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Bokhowa looks at market expansion

The Bokhowa Group – which has just completed three decades of successful operations in Bahrain – is looking to further consolidate its presence in the market through a...

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The high life is coming to Bahrain, judging by the some of the luxurious high-rise residential buildings taking shape on the drawing boards of some of the kingdom’s...

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Major landmarks set to take shape

Projects ranging from a university to up-market commercial and residential complexes, state-of-the-art workshops, showrooms and offices are currently being designed or...

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Amwaj isles take shape

Work is continuing at a rapid pace on the Amwaj Islands project, a group of man-made islands less than 2 km off the coast of Muharraq which – once complete – promises to...

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Mega equestrian resort on anvil

A million ($1.7 billion) project to build an idyllic lake-studded resort close to an international standard horse-racing course and equestrian club is expected to break...

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Doka, Atlas help ease work on BFH

Formwork specialist Doka is assisting Dubai-based contractor Al Hamad Construction & Development to overcome tight deadlines on the prestigious Bahrain Financial...

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BFH gathers momentum

Fast taking shape in central Manama strategically close to the Bab Al Bahrain (Gate of Bahrain) is what is expected to be the financial capital of the region...

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Dream islands

A dream project to bring luxury living alongside fun and entertainment has been revived and reconceptualised to offer Bahrain’s residents and visitors what they truly...

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Pinnacles of trade

Within months of having broken ground, the iconic 50-storey twin-tower Bahrain World Trade Centre (BWTC) is rapidly rising above two leaf-shaped footprints at the Bahrain...

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Landmark causeway opens

The landmark Shaikh Khalifa Bin Salman Causeway –  constructed at a total cost of BD30 million-plus ($80 million) – was completed late last year and was officially...

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Paving way to smoother traffic

WALEED YOUSIF AL SAIE, acting director of Roads Projects and Maintenance Directorate, outlines to Gulf Construction the various projects undertaken by the Special...

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Towering ambitions

An active private sector is spurring the construction industry forward with mega real estate development projects, while the government too is pushing ahead with much-...

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Precast firm set to meet demand

Bahrain Precast Concrete Company (BPC) has been busy over the past year on account of a high level of construction activity in Bahrain, according to the company...

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BPC crowns a successful year

Residents returning to Bahrain after a week's holiday late last month were surprised to be greeted by huge curved precast panels which have sprouted seemingly overnight...

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CAUTIOUS OPTIMISM

A budget that spells increased spending and an optimistic private sector signal an upturn in the construction sector after a number of years of depressed market...