Hill International to manage two hospital construction projects in Kuwait

Hill International has been awarded a contract from Health Assurance Hospitals Company (Dhaman) to provide project and construction management services for two new hospitals being built in Kuwait. The three year contract is worth approximately $13.1 million.Each hospital, to be built in Al Ahmadi and Al Jahra,  will have 300 beds, staff accommodation buildings and parking facilities. Read More »

New insulation technology boosts efficiency, supports Saudi Vision 2030

New spray foam insulation products have been created by Honeywell and Bayer Pearl that can be used in residential and business structures in Saudi Arabia to improve energy efficiency. Energy demand is expected to double by 2030 in the kingdom due to the boom in the region’s population, and new thermal insulation requirements have been imposed to support Saudi Vision 2030. Read More »

Hill International names new head of Kuwait, Bahrain operations

Hill International said James Koch will lead the global construction consulting firm's operations in Kuwait and Bahrain as part of recent promotions in the company’s Project Management Group. Koch, who will be based out of Hill's Kuwait City offices, previously worked out of Hill’s Washington, D.C. office as senior vice president and director of Federal Services Group. Read More »

U.S. firms launch ‘Ask America First’ campaign at energy show

Several U.S. companies sought to expand business ventures at the recent Middle East Electricity (MME) at the Dubai World Trade Center by promoting an on-site initiative called “Ask America First.” MME, the largest energy industry show in the Middle East, was held in early March during a time of increased pressure for a green future and a global trend toward renewables. Read More »

Merck partners with Dubai Medical University to increase diabetes knowledge

Merck said recently it is partnering with Dubai Medical University to launch the Merck Capacity Advancement Program (CAP) in diabetes education to allow medical undergraduates and health care providers act as diabetes ambassadors in the UAE. The five-year program will offer extensive knowledge about diabetes and will empower students to become representatives of that information. Read More »

Simon Longley joins Hill International as senior vice president

Construction risk management firm Hill International named Simon Longley senior vice president of Hill's Construction Claims Group Wednesday. Longley will work from Hill's Dubai, United Arab Emirates, office and brings with him more than three decades of experience in construction consulting. He has worked as regional managing director with Project Advisors International. Read More »

Several U.S. companies to participate in Dubai Airshow

At least 150 U.S. companies will showcase their technologies, equipment and services from Nov. 8 to Nov. 12 at the Dubai Airshow. Several U.S. aerospace and aviation companies, including Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, will be present at the event. The last airshow, held in 2013, featured more than 1,000 exhibitors for 60 countries and drew more than 60,000 attendees.  Read More »

Honeywell presents on smart airport solutions at Emerging Airports Conference

Airside terminal and airport solutions provider Honeywell presented insights on global aviation and end-to-end airport technologies this week at the Emerging Airports Conference and Exhibtion (EACE) at the Regency Hotel in Al Bidaa, Kuwait. The 5th annual conference saw Honeywell representatives presenting "Inspiring Better Smart Airports" to attending dignitaries. Read More »

U.S. Army contracts Vectrus to service military bases in Qatar

The U.S. Army recently awarded Vectors Systems Corporation a nearly $47 million contract for operations and support services at its bases outside of Doha, Qatar. The contract in Qatar will see Vectrus handling day-to-day base operations and support at Camp As-Sayliyah, Camp As-Sayliyah-South and Falcon 78. The bases are used to prep material used in Iraq and Afghanistan. Read More »