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Sharjah Public Works green-lights $175m of infrastructure projects

Sharjah Department of Public Works has announced the commencement of two waste management infrastructure projects at a cost of AED 641 million (US$175m). Sharjah’s government recently confirmed a 7 percent increase in spending on public infrastructure, accounting for some 30 percent of 2017’s record AED 22 billion (US$ 5.9b) budget. The Public Works department has given the go ahead for ...

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Shurooq to invest AED 5 billion in tourism projects

Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) plans to invest AED 5 billion (US$ 1.4b) in tourism development projects by the year 2018, in Sharjah city, Sharjah’s east coast and in island resorts. HE Marwan bin Jassim Al Sarkal, CEO of Shurooq, recently revealed the authority’s multi-billion investment plans in an interview with UAE newspaper Al Ittihad. Shurooq was established by ...

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Sharjah to tender AED 526m of drainage & sewerage projects

Sharjah Directorate of Public Works is to tender for consulting firms to develop AED 526 million ($143.2 million) worth of sewer and storm-water drainage projects in the emirate. The plans follow an in-depth study conducted by Sharjah Urban Planning Council (SUPC) in collaboration with Sharjah Municipality, Sharjah Directorate of Public Works, Sharjah Directorate of Town Planning and Survey and international ...

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Sharjah invests in infrastructure to improve road traffic

Sharjah’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA Sharjah) has announced a number of new projects to improve road traffic flow, ease congestion and increase road safety. The Authority appointed consulting services company W.S. Atkins earlier this year to conduct a comprehensive 6 month study on Sharjah’s road traffic to include traffic congestion, pollution and road safety RTA Sharjah has announced the first ...

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