Top crane supplier looks to reach new heights
The 500-employee company, which will take part at the Big 5 PMV exhibition in Dubai from November 22 to 25, has supplied cranes to outstanding developments and building projects such as the Burj Khalifa, DIFC, Emirates Mall and Jumeirah Beach Residences in Dubai, the Reem Island Development, Adnoc headquarters and the ADIA Tower in Abu Dhabi, among others.
Now a Burj Khalifa replica from 160,000 phone cards
A Dubai resident has built a replica of the Burj Khalifa out of 160,000 phone cards. Manoj Khira spent over Dh110,000 over the last six months reconstructing the world's tallest building.
Dubai Youth Orchestra wows audiences once more
If you were to put them onstage side by side a typical symphony orchestra, Dubai Youth Orchestra will definitely prove that when it comes to the love for music, age is just a number. And rightly so, when the master conductor raised his hand to begin the concert on Sunday night, their music dominated the jampacked Pavilion Downtown Dubai and left the audience in awe.
Traffic plan to thwart New Year’s eve logjam
"RTA will deploy 63 buses to shuttle from the parking lots of Meydan Racecourse, Dubai World Trade Centre, General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs, and Zabeel Park, through a dedicated express lane leading to the venue. Also, 4,000 taxicabs will be deployed to work round-the-clock. These are expected to make more than 30,000 trips to and from the Burj Khalifa," Al Tayer said.
UAE answers its critics with success
Western media have taken aim at this country because of its achievements. The UAE's phenomenal success, which was epitomised by the opening of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai earlier this month stands as testimony to the ability of Arab people to challenge the impossible.
Where to live in Downtown Dubai
The Residence at Burj Khalifa is located from levels 19 to 108 in the world's tallest building. These comprise an elegant collection of studios, and one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom units. Unit size is 546 to 2,333 square feet and amenities include state-of-the-art fitness facilities, swimming pools, Jacuzzis, recreation room, private library, cigar club, convenience store and valet parking.
Architectural wonders can be a burden for businesses
In January, for example, Emaar flipped the switch at the gala opening of Burj Khalifa to reveal the final height at 828 metres, making it the highest freestanding structure in the world as recognised by the Guinness Book of World Records. In June, Abu Dhabi's new Capital Gate Tower was also recognized by Guinness as the world's furthest-leaning tower with an 18-degree slant compared to the Leaning Tower of Pisa at four degrees.
Tom Cruise all praise for Dubai in latest visit
The Hollywood actor refused any questions and instead opened proceedings with nothing but praise for His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai -- the city which Cruise says he had seen on a flight layover and knew he wanted to work in.
Caroline Wozniacki: ‘It’s incredible’
Tennis ace Caroline Wozniacki went to the top twice in one week. On Friday, the Dane went back to the top of the WTA rankings to regain her title as World No 1 having cruised through her quarterfinal at the Dubai Duty Free Dubai Tennis Championships. Earlier this week she took a trip to At The Top — the viewing deck of the world's tallest building The Burj Khalifa.
Emaar Malls add fuel to shopping extravaganza
Emaar Malls Group has unveiled a colourful calendar of events and festive discounts for the 16th edition of DSF. In line with DSF's theme of "One World, One Family, One Festival," the mall will also host roaming entertainment, themed shows and colourful activities including special promotions by leading retailers. Dubai Marina Mall; Souk Al Bahar and the Gold and Diamond Park with 90 retail outlets dedicated to the gold and jewellery trade will also showcase a choice of entertainment events for visitors.