News tagged "Construction"

Qatar's 2014-2015 budget promises to construct 85 new schools

2nd April 2014

Doha News reported that Qatar is planning to build 85 new schools as part of its 2014-2015 financial plan, in a bid to cater to growing demand on the country’s educational system. The new schools will be built over the next year and a half. The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) had previously pledged to build 44 new schools and kindergartens over the next couple of years, including 29 schools and 15 kindergartens by the end of 2014, the report added.[..]

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Samsung Engineering wins US$840 Million Iraq order

31st March 2014

Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd. has officially announced that it was awarded the North (Hammar Mishrif) New Degassing Station Facilities contract for the ENI Zubair Oil Field Development project in Iraq, worth $ 840 million.[..]

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Dhs.29 Million Hatta Heritage Inn and Market project approved

31st March 2014

Shaikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of the Dubai Municipality, has approved the Hatta Heritage Inn and Market project, which will be completed at a total cost of Dh29 million, the civic body said on Sunday.[..]

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TDIC invites pre-qualification documents for Western Region Hotel construction contract

30th March 2014

Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) has invited contractors with commensurate experience to undertake multiple projects under a single contract. The main contract works include construction of a 4-star hotel, a souk, stand-alone lodges and staff accommodation. The hotel will be a 100-key property with approximate built-up area of 7,000sq.m, souk with retail, restaurants and mixed-use space with approximate built-up area of 3,350sq.m, the lodges development includes 10 separate units with a dining facility of approximate built-up area of 1,650sq.m and the staff accommodation block with approximate built-up area of 1,500sq.m. The main contract works shall include concrete superstructure, structural steelwork, MEP works, kitchen fit-out, specialist security installation, interior fit-out works and external works with swimming pools and landscaping.[..]

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Parsons-Halcrow JV wins Dubai Water Canal construction supervision deal

30th March 2014

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a construction supervision contract for the $545 million Dubai Water Canal project to a joint venture between Parsons and Halcrow. The JV won the design contract for the project in December 2006 and will now also take charge of the next phase, Parsons said in a statement.[..]

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Ginco General Contracting bags US$190.5 Mn Nakheel's Al Warsan contract

29th March 2014

Nakheel announced that it has awarded a contract worth US$190.5 million for the construction of its Warsan Village Community to Ginco General Contracting. The 20-month contract covers the construction of 936 townhouses at Warsan Village, its new, gated community located south-west of International City.[..]

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Dutco Balfour Beatty awarded US$380mn Dubai Mall contract

23rd March 2014

Emaar Properties awarded a US$381 Million contract to Dutco Balfour Beatty, the Dubai-based joint venture arm of Balfour Beatty for an extension of  the Dubai Mall. Dutco Balfour Beatty will build a new fashion avenue between the existing mall and the Burj Khalifa, which will expand its capacity to over 100mn annual visitors.[..]

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