Construction Industry News

RTA signs agreement to transform Dubai's first six Metro stations into art museums

21st April 2014

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced on yesterday that it has signed agreements to transform the first six Metro stations into art museums at a cost of more than US$50 million. RTA said it has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) with the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority - one for the stations and a second for decorating bridges and underpasses in Dubai.[..]

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Saudi Arabia's Western Region lures billions - Prince Sultan Cultural Center and Bawabat Makkah are top projects featured at Cityscape Jeddah

20th April 2014

The Kingdom’s Western Region is experiencing an unprecedented real estate boom, with billions of Riyals earmarked for mega projects. Among the most important are the SR 15 billion, mixed-use Prince Sultan Cultural Center north of Jeddah and Bawabat Makkah, a visionary city planned for 86 square kilometers just west of the Holy City of Makkah.[..]

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BP awards $3b worth gas projects in Oman

17th April 2014

British oil giant BP has awarded projects worth $3 billion since February this year for developing the Khazzan tight gas field in north-central Oman as reported by Times of Oman. Oman government and BP have signed an agreement for the full field development of Block 61, with a total capital expenditure of $16 billion for drilling 300 wells, a gas-processing plant and related facilities.[..]

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Alstom to provide gas turbines for Al-Anbar power plant in Iraq

17th April 2014

Alstom has been awarded a contract worth approximately €225 million to provide power generation equipment for the Al-Anbar gas-fired combined-cycle power plant being built in the Anbar province in Iraq. A consortium of Metka SA and Metka Overseas Ltd is building the power plant for the Ministry of Electricity of Iraq.[..]

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