Friday 6 May 2016

Qatar Rail cancels main Metro stations contract

Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) has terminated the contract of an international consortium that was building the main stations of the ambitious Doha Metro project and appointed a new contractor for the works, reports said. The consortium comprising South Korea's Samsung C


Ansari Engineering Services honours employees

Ansari Engineering Services, one of the premier multi-disciplined Grade A engineering consultancy practices in Bahrain, hosted an annual gathering for its employees to mark the International Labour Day. The event, held at Elite Resort and Spa at Muharraq, also included honouring


Jeddah mall launches smart parking facility

The Red Sea Mall, Jeddah's biggest shopping centre and family entertainment complex, said it has completed the first phase of its 'smart parking' project at an investment of SR60 million ($16 million) to help elevate the shopping and entertainment experience of the customers.


KidzMondo breaks ground on Qatar edutainment city

KidzMondo, a leading children’s indoor theme park developer, has broken ground on its one-of-a-kind miniature edutainment city in Doha, Qatar.   The new development will come up at the ‘Mall of Qatar’ spread over a built up area of about 8000 sq m, that wil


Jeddah sees real estate market slowdown

The Saudi city of Jeddah has witnessed a general slowdown across all its real estate sectors in the first quarter due to demand-supply mismatch and the country’s overall macroeconomic scenario, according to a report. The existing demand-supply mismatch is expected to widen


Karcher posts double-digit Mideast growth

Karcher, a world leader in innovative cleaning technology solutions, has recorded double-digit sales growth in the Middle East region in 2015, despite difficult market conditions, mainly through expansion of its products and services into various other industries. The company, wh


Dur to build new Marriott hotel in Saudi Arabia

Dur Hospitality will be developing the first Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott properties in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, following the signing of a franchise agreement with Marriott International during the Arabian Hotel Investment Conference which was held in Dubai, UAE, last month


Dubai plans to build $816m hi-tech stadium

A landmark stadium with a seating capacity of 60,000 will be set up at a cost of Dh3 billion ($816 million) within the Dubai Club premises in the Al Aweer area of the UAE emirate, said a report. The ambitious Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium project will boast several key ameniti


EDF, Jinko in race for Dubai solar park project

China's Jinko Solar and France's EDF are among five bidders for the third phase of Dubai's 5,000 megawatt (MW) solar park project, sources close to the bidding process said. EDF is bidding as part of a consortium with Qatar's Nebras Power, the sources said.


Dubai Courts inks automated car-park deal

Dubai Courts has signed a contract for the development of the world’s largest automated car-park facility within its premises, the first project announced under Dubai’s public-private partnership (PPP) law introduced in November by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum,

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