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Saudi awards $22.5bn contracts to build Riyadh metro

The Saudi Arabian government awarded $22.5 billion in contracts to three foreign-led consortia on Sunday for the design and construction of a metro …

Oil

Dubai's DEWA plans coal-fuelled power plant

State-owned Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has unveiled plans for a 1200 megawatt (MW) clean coal power plant and is seeking bidders to build …

Natural Gas

2013 Construction Week Power 100 - ArabianBusiness.com

Revealed: GCC construction's 100 most powerful

Welcome to the Construction Week Power 100 List for 2013, an annual review of individuals who influence and guide the industry across the GCC.<p>Some of …

Saudi Arabia

New Abu Dhabi airport terminal to open Q3 2017

Abu Dhabi International Airport’s new AED11.7bn ($3.2bn) midfield terminal complex will become operational in the third quarter of 2017, according to …

First phase of Makkah transport system 'ready for 2017'

The first phase of a $16.5bn public transport system for Saudi Arabia’s holiest city Makkah will be completed in 2017, according to Mayor Osama …

Saudi Arabia

DEWA completes first phase of $67m Dubai project

The first phase of a AED246m ($66.9m) water reservoir project in Dubai has been completed on schedule, the emirate's state-run utility has …

Dubai

Jeddah airport expansion on track despite lack of workers

Construction of a massive expansion at King Abdul Aziz Airport in Jeddah is on track despite a reduction in labourers due to the kingdom’s amnesty, …

Construction of new Saudi 'mega city' to begin

An Indian developer said it would begin construction of a new mega city in Saudi Arabia, worth SR10.9bn ($2.9bn), shortly after Ramadan.<p>The …

Mega Cities

Siemens wins $966m Saudi power plant deal

German power giant Siemens said on Tuesday it has won a $966m contract to supply key components for a major combined-cycle power plant in Saudi …

Saudi Arabia

Revealed: $130bn Dubai mega projects launched in the last year

Dubai has unveiled a raft of construction projects in the past year worth more than $130bn, an analysis by <i>Arabian Business</i> has found.<p>The …

Skyscrapers

Saudi Arabia to build new city near Makkah

Saudi Arabia will build a new city for 600,000 people near Makkah, according to Arab News.<p>Named Makkah Gate, the residential and administrative city …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi signs $800m worth of new health projects

Saudi Arabia is expected to sign SR3bn ($800m) worth of health contracts, including for new hospitals and research facilities, on Sunday.<p>Ministry of …

MidEast set to see fastest growth in built asset wealth

A new report tracking the value of built assets worldwide has predicted that the Middle East is likely to be the fastest-growing region in terms of …

Middle East

'No one wants to work in Saudi Arabia, Qatar': builders

Construction companies are struggling to attract workers to the growing markets of Saudi Arabia and Qatar, putting some projects under financial …

Chinese giant targets mega-projects in GCC

One of China's biggest contractors is looking to use its experience of delivering mega-housing projects in its home markets to meet demand in the GCC …

Saudi Arabia

Siemens wins $240m power contract in Kuwait

Global power giant Siemens said on Sunday it has been awarded a turnkey contract by the Kuwait National Petroleum Co, known as KNPC, to supply …

Phase 1 of $1bn Oman Medical City to open in 2016

A $1bn International Medical City (IMC) planned for Salalah in Oman will open its first phase in 2016, a top official has revealed.<p>Dr Mohammed Al …

Saudi Arabia signs $613m contracts for rail project

Saudi Arabia said on Saturday it has signed contracts worth more than SR2.3bn ($613m) for the country's North-South Railway project.<p>Dr Ibrahim bin …

Saudi Arabia

Saudi high-speed rail set for 2014 completion

Saudi Arabia's first high-speed passenger rail line, which will link the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah, is slated for completion by January 2014, …

High-speed Rail

Etihad Rail appoints new CEO

Etihad Rail, the developer of a US$11bn railway network in the UAE said on Wednesday it appointed Nasser al-Mansoori as the company's new …

Saudi Arabia

Qatar leading GCC rail boom, says study

Qatar's railway projects are estimated to top all GCC countries, with an estimated $41.8bn in the pipeline, according to new research.<p>Across the GCC …

Construction Industry

Etihad Rail on track to start ops by end-2013

Etihad Rail, the state-backed firm building a $10bn railway network in the UAE, received it first locomotives in April and is on track to start …

Abu Dhabi

Phase 1 of UAE rail plan set to launch by year-end

Phase one of the UAE's multi-billion dollar rail network is expected to be inaugurated by the end of this year, a senior official has said.<p>Abdullah …

New GCC body for $200bn regional railway

The six-member Gulf Co-operation Council is set to form a new railway authority as it tries to coordinate the ambitious roll-out of the 2200km …

Gulf Cooperation Council

US consultants hired for 950km Saudi railway plan

US-based Parsons Brinckerhoff has said it will provide project management consulting services for the design and construction of a new rail line …

Red Sea

Oman rail is boon for business, says shipping industry

Oman’s plans for a $15.5bn railway network across the Sultanate will be a boon to business in the region – opening up and attracting more …

Ali's Film: Why Dubai should win World Expo 2020

Classifieds powered by Gulf News<p>Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on Pinterest<p>Video: 10-year-old Emirati schoolboy shows us ‘the greatest city …

Middle East

GCC awards $39b contracts in first half of 2013

Dubai: Construction and transport sector contracts worth over $39 billion (Dh143.3 billion) have been awarded for projects in the GCC in the first …

Top 10

Etihad Rail signs MoU with Dubai Industrial City

Abu Dhabi: Etihad Rail – the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network yesterday announced the signing of a Memorandum of …

Airports