News tagged "Construction"

Sharjah titled Islamic Culture Capital of Arab Region 2014

Sharjah titled Islamic Culture Capital of Arab Region 2014

13th January 2014

Picture2In a recent exclusive interview with Gulf News, Shaikh Sultan Bin Ahmad Al Qasimi, Head of Sharjah Islamic Culture Capital Executive Committee and Chairman of the Sharjah Media Centre, stated that new projects are set to transform the emirate of Sharjah as it takes the title of Islamic Culture Capital of the Arab region 2014. Twenty-four projects are planned in total. The first group of projects which are expected to be completed in 2014 include the Dh140 million Al Majaz Island project and amphitheatre, Sharjah Islamic University (Al Qasimia University) and Sharjah Quranic Gardens.[..]

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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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Major Ongoing and Planned Building Projects in Qatar

11th November 2013

Qatar Building project sector has witnessed contractor award of over US$8.5 billion in the period from January to October 2013. The same period also witnessed announcement of many new projects including few very high valued projects. A list of major building construction projects which are currently ongoing or planned in Qatar are listed below:[..]

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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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GCC Roads and Bridges Construction – New Projects announced in 2013

GCC Roads and Bridges Construction – New Projects announced in 2013

27th October 2013

Picture1Since the past couple of years, the focus in GCC Infrastructure sector is Rail sector projects. There has been a lot of activity in the rail sector and 2013 alone witness contracts worth over US$30 billion awarded to contractors for the rail projects. But at the same time, we cannot ignore the potential offered by the roads and bridges projects which has been one sector where there has been continuous activity even during the slow years when there was less activity in the real estate sector. In 2013 till date over 200 roads and bridges projects has been announced in the GCC Countries of UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain.[..]

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School Construction Projects in Abu Dhabi

School Construction Projects in Abu Dhabi

22nd October 2013

Construction of educational facilities, especially schools was one area of construction Steel Framewhere there has been increased activity in the emirate of Abu Dhabi in the recent years. The Future schools program by Abu Dhabi Education Council together with entry of international and new school operators especially in master planned community developments has given a shot in the arm for the local school contractors and suppliers with increased level of activity. Below is a list of major educational developments including schools projects in Abu Dhabi under various stages.[..]

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Major Building Construction Projects in Oman

Major Building Construction Projects in Oman

20th October 2013

constructionIn addition to the airports, hotels, convention centre projects which are keeping the Oman building construction players busy, the country’s building construction sector received a fresh momentum with the announcement of the plan to construct the country’s largest retail, leisure and entertainment destination. Dubai-based developer Al-Futtaim announced plans to develop and manage a super-regional mall in Muscat following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran) and the Omani National Investment Funds Company SAOC (NIFCO).[..]

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