Chinese engineers will submit a blueprint to the government by April for the world's longest undersea tunnel and, once approved, work could start as early as 2015 or 2016, the China Daily newspaper reported.
The tunnel, spanni
Two lanes in both directions inside the Qasr Al Bahr tunnel on Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed every Friday and Saturday for the coming two months.
The closure will occur as a result of engineering works in the tunnel, said a sta
About eighty per cent of work on the Mina Salman tunnel project in Bahrain has been completed and is due to open by September end, revealed assistant undersecretary for roads Huda Fakhro.
A total of 588 workers have been employed
The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) said all the work related to the Dh722 million ($196 million) Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project has been completed and the tunnel will be ready for full opening on Ju
Leading construction companies will explore upcoming tender opportunities for the development of cost-effective and durable bridge and tunnel construction projects in Saudi Arabia at a key summit in Jeddah next week.
To be held fr
Egypt plans to build a $1 billion tunnel under the Suez Canal at Port Said and will begin seeking finance as soon as the designs are completed, Al-Akhbar newspaper on Monday quoted the investment minister as saying.
The tunnel, to be built
Aabar Investments said on Monday it had entered into a Dh25 million ($6.81 million) joint venture with a German tunneling manufacturer to develop business in the United Arab Emirates.
Abu Dhabi-based Aabar will own 51 per cent of the compa
Israeli warplanes bombed a tunnel along the Gaza Strip border with Egypt on Monday, the Israeli military, Hamas officials and witnesses said.
There were no immediate reports of casualties from the pre-dawn raid in the Palestinian coastal t
US President Barack Obama's Middle East envoy called in Egypt on Wednesday for a Gaza ceasefire to be consolidated and pledged the new administration would vigorously pursue peace and stability in the region.
A surge of violence has threat