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World Expo 2020: Project Announcements Begun!

World Expo 2020: Project Announcements Begun!

16th December 2013

Zemanta Related Posts ThumbnailOn 11 December 2013, just 15 days after Dubai’s historic winning to host the World Expo 2020, Emaar Properties announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai World Central to develop an integrated urban centre and golf destination at the home of the Expo 2020 site. The project is the first of the key infrastructure development projects to be announced following the UAE's winning of the World Expo 2020 hosting bid. The MoU was signed by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of Dubai Aviation City Corporation and president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Mohamed Alabbar, chairman of Emaar Properties.[..]

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Qatar FIFA 2022 Projects

Qatar FIFA 2022 Projects

8th December 2013

Since 2012, QZemanta Related Posts Thumbnailatar construction industry started witnessing a flurry of contract awards especially for the build-up for Fifa 2022 event. The industry is expected to continue witnessing the same for the next couple of years with many projects still on the drawing boards and in the tender stage waiting to be awarded to contractors. With over US$225 Billion (as of 2nd December 2013) worth of projects under various stages of development, the country has its plate full to keep all companies catering to the country’s construction industry busy for the next few years.[..]

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Dubai Expo 2020 and its impact on the UAE Construction Industry

Dubai Expo 2020 and its impact on the UAE Construction Industry

26th November 2013

If Dubai’s bid for hosting World Expo 2020 turns out to be successful, which we strongly believe it will, be prepared to see further economic development, enhanced infrastructure and a host of new employment opportunities along with an even stronger global reputation and new architectural landmarks. This will offer a huge lot of opportunities to all industries in the country as well as in the region. We will take a quick look at the some of the opportunities available to the region’s Construction Industry in the event of Dubai winning the bid.[..]

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Arabtec gears up to target high growth segments with new JVs

Arabtec gears up to target high growth segments with new JVs

6th November 2013

As part of a major strategic initiative, construction major Arabtec announced it has agreedZemanta Related Posts Thumbnail a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a joint ventures with Korean GS Engineering & Construction to carry out heavy engineering and infrastructure projects across the Middle East & North African (MENA) region. The new JV will be called Arabtec-GS and will have its headquarters in Abu Dhabi.[..]

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Stadium Construction Projects in the Middle East

Stadium Construction Projects in the Middle East

27th October 2013

Early in 2013, Qatar hired Amsterdam Arena and New York based IMG as stadium Stadium Constructionoperations consultants for the FIFA World Cup 2022. Qatar’s World Cup bid states it would spend about $4bn on stadiums, including expanding three existing venues and building nine new state-of- the-art stadiums with capacities of at least 43,000 each. Qatar is however, not the only country in the region where there are stadium projects or similar sports facilities being planned or underway. One of the most recent announcements came from Dubai for the construction of a FIFA approved football complex in the Dubailand development.[..]

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