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Elevated railway could be built across the desert to mitigate the impact of sand storms
Easing of international sanctions will allow stalled projects to make progress
Even clients with reputations for treating firms unfairly are attracting bids as Dubai’s property market continues with its resurgence
- Saudi Railway Company to prequalify contractors for Landbridge
- Aramco sets stadium construction award date
- Saudi Arabia to award King Abdul Aziz Road in October
- Doha receives Sharq Crossing prequalifications
- Basra plans light rail network
- Algeria plans to tender Oran metro
- GCC high-speed rail is too fast
Contract values expected to grow by at least 10 per cent in 2012
Visits to Doha from Dubai are a far more sociable affair than they used to be. In the past a trip to Qatar normally meant lonely nights in a hotel room catching up with emails and work.
People in Doha say it is the stadiums planned for the 2022 Fifa World Cup. Others say it is the proposed rail and metro networks. Some say it is the port or the airport, both of which are currently under construction. And some still say it is in the on hold causeway that will connect Qatar with Bahrain.
- Accepting debt
- Palm Island is here to stay
- Summer is already here for contractors in the UAE