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Dubai says Starts Building World’s Tallest Tower

DUBAI, Oct 11 – Dubai said on Monday it had started building what would be the world’s tallest tower, another record for the city that is already home to the highest skyscraper – the Burj Khalifa. The Tower at Dubai Creek Harbour – a joint venture between Emaar Properties and DubaiHolding, the investment vehicle of

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UAE: Hot Issue

It is important to develop world class fire-safety building standards in the UAE By Barry Lynham Many of the innovative materials and systems such as ventilated facades and metal-faced sandwich panels often have combustible thermal insulation built in. As a country with a history of record-breaking skyscrapers, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a global

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The UAE Turns 44

By Staff Writers                       In early¬†February 1968, Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the late rulers of Dubai and Abu Dhabi respectively, (pictured below), agreed to establish a union between their respective emirates. The idea had been debated

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