AL LILAC SECOND PHASE PROJECT LAUNCH

AL LILAC SECOND PHASE PROJECT LAUNCH

Majid Al Futtain Properties and Sharjah Asset Management Holding has launch the Phase II Al Lilac neighborhood at Al Zahia. The neighborhood is expected to have a three-bedroom townhouses, four and five-bedroom villas and the newly introduced three-bedroom courtyard villas and will release 61 residential units of luxury four and …

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FIRST DNA FORENSIC LAB OPENS IN LAGOS STATE

FIRST DNA FORENSIC LAB OPENS IN LAGOS STATE

Lagos state government has announced that it has completed the construction of the first DNA forensic laboratory in Nigeria.

The construction of the forensic lab which was approved last year by the state governor as part of the criminal justice sector reforms designed to solve crime through technology and fulfill …

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TECHNOLOGY WILL NOT DESTROY JOBS, IT’LL JUST CHANGE THEM- BNP PARIBAS CHAIRMAN

TECHNOLOGY WILL NOT DESTROY JOBS, IT’LL JUST CHANGE THEM- BNP PARIBAS CHAIRMAN

Technology tends to be the biggest factor influencing businesses  today , said a top bank executive.

According to BNP Paribas Chairman Jean Lemierre “Technology is changing the way we operate. Technology will change competition, terms of competition and this is positive,”. He also said “We need to accept this, we …

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GOOGLE SUED FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION

GOOGLE SUED FOR GENDER DISCRIMINATION

Three women who worked at google just sued the company, claiming that female employees are paid less and forced into lower-tier positions.

The three plaintiffs are a former software engineer, a former communications specialist and a former manager. All three women resigned after experiencing what they claim was discriminatory corporate …

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SHEFFIELD MEADOWHALL SHOPPING CENTRE GETS EXPANSION APPROVAL

SHEFFIELD MEADOWHALL SHOPPING CENTRE GETS EXPANSION APPROVAL

An expansion approval for the £300m Meadowhall shopping centre has been granted after councillors voted unanimously in favour of the proposals. The expansion is expected to transform the centre’s car park into a new retail destination known as The Leisure Hall to create a 1.1 million sq ft multi-level extension …

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RAFAEL MONEO AWARDED PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

RAFAEL MONEO AWARDED PRAEMIUM IMPERIALE PRIZE FOR ARCHITECTURE

Spanish architect Rafael Moneo has been named as the architecture laureate for the 2017 Praemium Imperiale a prestigious art prize awarded annually by the Japan Art Association.

Since being brought into the public consciousness with his design for the National Museum of Roman Art in Mérida, Spain in 1986, Moneo …

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PEN LIKE DEVICES THAT TAKE SECONDS TO DETECT CANCER CELLS

PEN LIKE DEVICES THAT TAKE SECONDS TO DETECT CANCER CELLS

The pen works by releasing a tiny droplet of water into the tissue, which soaks up chemicals inside the cells. it is then sucked back and analysis by a device called mass spectrometer, which can detect thousands of molecules before a doctor can give results on computer screen.

Researchers at …

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DEYAAR UNVEILS DH1BN(US$272M) SOUTH BAY TOWER

DEYAAR UNVEILS DH1BN(US$272M) SOUTH BAY TOWER

Deyaar development has announced plan during the just concluded Cityscape Global 2017 to construction a South Bay Tower which is a premium residential, serviced apartment and hotel property that will be located in Business Bay, one of Dubai’s most desirable destinations for residents and tourists.

South Bay Tower is design …

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NEW AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO IMPROVEMENTS IN ROAD SAFETY.

NEW AUTONOMOUS SYSTEMS COULD CONTRIBUTE TO IMPROVEMENTS IN ROAD SAFETY.

An autonomous system capable of detecting actions which could suggest driver distractedness  has been created by researchers at the university of waterloo.  With the aid of  machine learning algorithms  it can detect patterns of behaviour when trained on enormous datasets  to recognise the hand movements indicative of texting, talking on …

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CHINA SIGNS FIRST PRIVATE HIGH SPEED RAIL DEAL

CHINA SIGNS FIRST PRIVATE HIGH SPEED RAIL DEAL

The government of Zhejiang province and a  group led by Fosun High Technology has signed a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) deal  for the first high speed rail project in China to be funded by a private sector.

Fosun, a conglomerate known for aggressive acquisitions around the world, is to organise an …

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UNION PROPERTIES PLANS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES CONSTRUCTION

UNION PROPERTIES PLANS SUBSIDIARY COMPANIES CONSTRUCTION

Union Properties, one of the UAE leading property investment developers has announced plans to diversify its operations and revenue sources by opening two new fully-owned subsidiary companies: Union Malls and Al Etihad Hotel Management.

The both projects is expected to be located in the heart of MotorCity where the Union …

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US$300M GAS DEAL BETWEEN SHORELINE ENERGY AND SHELL

US$300M GAS DEAL  BETWEEN SHORELINE ENERGY AND SHELL

Nigerian energy company Shoreline has signed a US$300 million agreement with  Shell to develop, buy,market, distribute  and sell gas  in  the commercial capital, Lagos.

Meanwhile,  in June Shell said  that it would place more emphasis on gas rather than oil in the West African country, which has the world’s ninth-largest …

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CHINA TO FUND US$1.2bn ZAMBIAN HIGHWAY

CHINA TO FUND US$1.2bn ZAMBIAN HIGHWAY

Zambia has launched construction of the 321-kilometer Lusaka-Ndola dual carriageway that connects the southern and central parts of the country to the mining towns in the Copperbelt province.

The mega-road project which will be constructed by China Jiangxi Corporation for International Economic and Technical Cooperation (CJIC) at a cost of  …

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Road Construction work to disrupt Murtala Muhammed Airport, Nigeria

Road Construction work to disrupt Murtala Muhammed Airport, Nigeria

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned passengers to brace up for inconveniences due to the just commenced construction works on the Murtala Muhammed Airport Road in Lagos, Nigeria.

The project will involve the reconstruction and expansion of the existing carriage to a three-lane expressway with two-service lane, …

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CHINA TO BAN THE SALE OF DIESEL AND PETROL CARS AND VANS.

CHINA TO BAN THE SALE OF DIESEL AND PETROL CARS AND VANS.

China’s industry ministry is developing a timetable to end production and sale of  fuel cars and will promote development of electric technology as Beijing seeks to ease pollution.

The country’s Deputy industry minister, Xin Guobin told a forum in the northern city of Tianjin at the weekend that his ministry …

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STRABAG TO BUILD HIGHEST BRIDGE IN AFRICA

STRABAG TO BUILD HIGHEST BRIDGE IN AFRICA

South African National Roads Agency Limited (SANRAL) has awarded the construction of  US$130m N2 Wild Coast Bridge, to a joint venture between Austrian contractor Strabag and Aveng Grinaker, a Port Elizabeth-based civil engineer.

The bridge which was designed by Danish architect Dissing + Weitling, will have a cantilevered structure that …

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MAG CREEK WELLBEING RESORT UNVIELED

MAG CREEK WELLBEING RESORT UNVIELED

MAG properties development has unveiled its latest resort ‘MAG Creek Wellbeing’ at the ongoing Cityscape Global 2017. The Dh2.2bn (US$599m) project reflects the company’s ability to achieve industry excellence and exceed its customers’ expectations in the freehold sector by introducing innovative and unprecedented and paradigm – changing real estate concepts, …

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