News tagged "Infrastructure"

Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals US$ 27.2 Bn

Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals US$ 27.2 Bn

10th September 2018

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, the Dubai government’s investment in road and transport infrastructure totals $27.2bn (AED100bn), according to the director general of the emirate’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA). Mattar Al Tayer, who is also chairman of RTA’s board of executive directors, revealed these details as part of a study that calculated the direct and indirect benefits of Dubai Metro’s Red and Green Lines.[..]

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UAE leads in GCC rail, metro construction schemes

UAE leads in GCC rail, metro construction schemes

29th August 2018

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, as the roads get busier, alternative modes of transport, such as Dubai Metro, are gaining even more popularity in the emirate. During the first half of this year, Dubai Metro’s Red and Green Lines transported 103.3 million riders, a notable hike against compared the 100.5 million travellers noted in H1 2017. Meanwhile, Dubai Tram was used by 3.2 million riders, the emirate’s Media Office reported this August.[..]

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Kuwaiti government to award Fahaheel Expressway project by Q4 2020

Kuwaiti government to award Fahaheel Expressway project by Q4 2020

10th August 2018

According to *Tradearabia news report, the Kuwaiti government is likely to award contracts for its ambitious Fahaheel Expressway (Road No 30) project by the fourth quarter of 2020 once the feasibility study and design phases on the mega development are completed, reported Kuwait Times, citing a senior minister.[..]

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New wave of development under way in the GCC

New wave of development under way in the GCC

2nd August 2018

According to *Constructionweekonline news report, a new wave of development is under way in the GCC, where large-scale investments are rapidly being made to build and upgrade core infrastructure projects. Water treatment plants (WTPs) make up one of the asset classes towards which much of this public sector spend is being diverted.[..]

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