Construction Industry News

Qatar Hamad International Airport expansion plans revealed

Qatar Hamad International Airport expansion plans revealed

15th October 2014

Architects are finalising design plans for an expansion of the recently opened Hamad International Airport passenger terminal. Qatar Airways CEO, Akbar Al Baker told Doha News that he expected British architect, Sir Norman Foster, to wrap up his work “over the next few months”.[..]

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Qatar Solar Energy opens large domestic solar panel factory

Qatar Solar Energy opens large domestic solar panel factory

14th October 2014

Qatar Solar Energy has launched an enormous solar panel factory in Qatar, and they even want to expand production further to 2.5 GW. Qatar, a country located halfway down the west coast of the Arabian Gulf, has an arid climate and long summers. Qatar receives 11 hours of sunshine per day in May (when summer begins), 11 in June, July, August, and 10 hours per day in September (when summer ends).[..]

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Second TIME Residence property opens in the UAE at Abu Dhabi

Second TIME Residence property opens in the UAE at Abu Dhabi

14th October 2014

UAE-headquartered hospitality company, TIME Hotels Management, has opened the doors to a second TIME Residence-branded property as part of its regional expansion programme. The new Zakher TIME Residence - Abu Dhabi offers 68 fully-furnished one-bedroom and studio apartments located on Fatima Bint Mubarak Street (also known as Al Najda Street).[..]

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Oman to set up new US$ 200 mn wind farm project

Oman to set up new US$ 200 mn wind farm project

13th October 2014

Oman has revealed plans to build its first major wind farm at a cost of  US$ 200 million to generate electricity in its southern governorate of Dhofar, as part of efforts to limit the use of non-renewables in power generation.[..]

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