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Overhead power lines

Kuwait invites bids for overhead lines contract Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Eight contractors have been prequalified for the Kuwait overhead lines tender

Runway

Hochtief team selected for Riyadh airport expansion Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Consortium submitted the lowest bid for the project in May

Dubai creek

Dubai seeks contractors for new creek crossing Subscription Required

21 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Dubai creek tender is expected to attract interest from new international players

Oil rig

Maintenance management tender floated for Iraq oil field Subscription Required

21 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Companies asked to submit bids by 10 August

New report suggests hiring guidelines in Qatar Subscription Required

17 July 2014 | By Austyn Allison

Qatar Foundation calls for reform in recruitment of workers building 2022 World Cup infrastructure

Gazprom consortium tenders Badra oil field power grids development Subscription Required

13 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Companies asked to submit bids for contract in eastern Iraq by 10 August

Barzani says US unlikely to oppose Erbil independence Subscription Required

8 July 2014 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

Kurdistan Regional Government president says Washington and Turkey not expected to offer resistance or assistance

UAE developers start to look overseas again Subscription Required

3 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Major new real estate projects planned by Abu Dhabi’s Eagle Hills in Serbia and Nigeria

Iraq Oil Ministry accuses Kurds of false information in legal dispute Subscription Required

2 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Baghdad says supreme court has made no substantial ruling on oil exports case

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Analysis

GCC overall awards

Growth continues in contract awards Subscription Required

17 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Building projects and the UAE dominated contract awards in the first half of 2014

Nuclear power

Egypt makes another tilt at nuclear power Subscription Required

30 June 2014 | By David Butter

President Abdul-Fattah al-Sisi named the El-Dabaa nuclear power among his priority national projects in his first speech following his inauguration. The challenge is making it a reality

Limited potential: Development of Iran’s vast offshore South Pars gas field has been constrained by sanctions

Iran nuclear talks vital to regional gas crisis Subscription Required

26 June 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Tehran’s ability to solve the Gulf’s gas shortages hinges on whether a long-term nuclear deal can be reached

Iraq

Iraq violence is about money not religion

25 June 2014 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

The struggle for mastery of Iraq’s $20tn oil and gas reserves

Power: Kurdish forces have taken control of Kirkuk

Erbil’s opportunity arrives Subscription Required

19 June 2014 | By Mark Watts

With the central government in Baghdad losing control of large swathes of the north and west of Iraq, the Kurdistan Regional Government will be key in shaping the future of the country

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Company profile

TAV Construction logo

TAV Construction Subscription Required

Part of TAV Group and formed in 2003 to concentrate on airport construction and has won a number of major contracts in the Middle East

Economic Data

Click to view full Turkey economic indicators and trade data

  2011
GDP 797.6
GDP per capita ($) 11,054
Real GDP Growth (%) 5
Inflation (%) 6.5
General government balance (% of GDP) -3.2
General government debt (% of GDP) 40.4
Population (millions) 72.1
Unemployment (%) 1111.4
GDP=Gross domestic product. Sources: Fitch; IMF

Comment

Dubai: Infrastructure requires new sources of funding

Race for Mecca metro deals Subscription Required

17 April 2014

Competition for Mecca metro contracts heats up as Turkish firms dominate the field in the prequalification round

Riyadh

Riyadh ponders foreign policies Subscription Required

13 February 2014 | By Kevin Baxter

The kingdom could either take an isolationist stance on Iran or retreat back to a more diplomatic position

Pipeline

Iraq pipeline plans delayed

10 October 2013 | By Adal Mirza

Government approvals are holding up a planned export pipeline linking Iraq to Jordan, but a fall in oil revenues could add fresh impetus to the scheme

Middle East bond markets

Middle East bond markets undeterred by US turmoil Subscription Required

6 October 2013 | By Matthew Martin

Latest bond issues suggest investors are confident despite US government shutdown

Extension: The Dubai Canal project is a complex one

Dubai Canal deal sees fast progress

3 October 2013 | By Colin Foreman

The swift move to award the Dubai Canal contract shows the emirate remains committed to the scheme

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