Corporate World

Falconcity of Wonders LLC, the developer of the multipurpose mega project ‘Falconcity of Wonders’ that is being built in Dubai, demonstrated major investment prospects to hotel operators and investors during its participation at ‘The Hotel Show 2015’ hospitality expo held recently at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The city-scale model of the development on display throughout the show attracted visitors, potential investors and fellow exhibitors for its unique ‘World in a City’ concept characterized by internationally-inspired architectural designs and distinctive amenities.

In line with its Corporate Social Responsibility program, National Aluminium Products Company SAOG (NAPCO), one of the leading extruders of aluminium profiles in the GCC, has extended help to underprivileged children through Dar Al Atta’a’s charity initiative. As part of the philanthropic program, the company distributed family coupons redeemable at Red Tag, a fashionable clothing store, to 200 children enabling them to buy new clothes for seasonal festivities.

Brother International (Gulf) FZE, a leader in home and industrial sewing machines, has launched two special anniversary edition of Hello Kitty home sewing machine, NV980K and GS2786K. NV980K multi-function machines combine sewing, quilting and embroidery features with the latest innovation and technology.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s (KSA) construction industry is expected to continue its growth in the next few years with the value of projects planned and under way estimated to be over SAR 3.75 trillion. This encompasses several sectors, including transport, infrastructure, utilities, education and healthcare, reflecting the prioritization of upgrades to local roads, rail, port and airports along with other facilities in order to attract private investment. To complement the growth and development across the KSA, the government has made its largest allocation for the 2015 budget toward the transport and infrastructure sector of SAR 630 billion.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced that Leica Geosystems will incorporate Bentley’s Acute3D reality modeling software into its advanced oblique airborne imaging solutions for both unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and piloted aircraft. Leica Geosystems, a leader in geospatial data acquisition and mapping products, has selected Acute3D software to generate full 3D “reality mesh” representations from its airborne photogrammetric imagery. This combination of software and hardware advancements will enable users to take full advantage of integrated 3D surveying and mapping.