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Rain in Dubai and Sharjah

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Light rain fell in parts of Dubai and Sharjah on Saturday, with the Dubai Meteorological Office forecasting more chances of rain in the morning.

A marine warning has been issued and the seas will be out of bounds for sailors and fishermen until Tuesday, according to forecasters. Waves up to ten feet are expected offshore.

The weather is expected to be partly cloudy, breezy and warm on Saturday afternoon and evening, with a maximum temperature of 25 degrees Celcius and a minimum temperature of 20 degrees Celcius.

Dubai Holding will not sell Jumeirah Group

Sunday, December 27th, 2009

Dubai Holding, owned by the ruler of the Gulf emirate, will not sell or list its luxury hotelier Jumeirah Group to pay off debt maturing next year, Jumeirah Group’s chairman was quoted as saying on Sunday.

Al Bayan newspaper carried the remarks which Gerald Lawless made in an interview with Forbes magazine, published on Friday.

“Jumeirah and Dubai Holding are part of each other and Jumeirah is not going anywhere,” Lawless told the magazine. “Dubai Holding will be fine.”

Dubai to open world’s largest single cut and bend rebar plant

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Dubai is set to commission the world’s largest single cut and bend facility for steel rebars costing Dhs350m at Techno Park in Jebel Ali this month, Khaleej Times has reported. The 1.2 million square feet plant, a development by G2 International, a member of Geap International Group, has been under construction since January 2008 and will produce a monthly 60,000 metric tons of rebars cut and bend of international standard.

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