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The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Transport says it has completed the maintenance of 491 km of roads leading to Makkah, as well as assigned transportation for each pilgrim group with "full precautionary measures", ahead of this year's Hajj pilgramage. Periodic and preventive maintenance was carried out on several major roads leading to Makkah Al Mukaramah, including Al Madinah Highway, Jeddah...
Automechanika Dubai has once again been postponed and will now take place in June next year. The region's largest trade fair for the automotive service industry was planned to take its traditional annual slot in June earlier this year, but following the introduction of measures to control the spread of the Coronavirus in the UAE, it had been re-scheduled to...

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Thierry Bolloré takes over as CEO of Jaguar Land Rover

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Ford recruits four-legged robots for its Van Dyke Transmission Plant

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Bee’ah announces plans to convert landfill into 42MW solar farm

Bee’ah plans to convert 47 hectares of the Al Saja’a landfill into a solar energy facility once the landfill is capped. The project in...
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King Fahd Causeway likely to reopen by end of July

The King Fahd Causeway connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain is likely to reopen by the end of July, media reports have...

Fujairah’s Department of Public Works completes 57km internal roads project

Fujairah Government announces finishing of phase one of the emirate’s internal road network project, which covers 57 kilometres and 15 areas

Egypt’s Ministry of Transport announces $460mn Ring Road development and maintenance...

Works will cover an area of 106km from Al Mariotta to Autostrad and will include the 30% expansion of Autostrad Bridge

Ajman transporter boost as Etihad Road Bridge project opens

Project will serve vehicles coming from Ajman and heading towards Ras Al Khaimah

RTA opens pedestrian bridges in Dubai neighbourhoods

Bridges in Bur Dubai and Al Qouz built to enhance pedestrian safety

Acciona deploys drones to create digital records of tunnel works

Firm says traditional monitoring systems and methodologies are time consuming