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Fifa

Six Fifa officials arrested on corruption charges Subscription Required

27 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Swiss authorities say arrests in Zurich connected to planned World Cup in Qatar

Electric Industrial generator inside power plant

Facility D consortium seeks financing Subscription Required

25 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Winning developer in negotiations

Qatar seeks further prices from Facility D independent water and power plant bidders

Qatar signs Facility D contract Subscription Required

25 May 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Japanese-led consortium was selected as preferred bidder in early March

Al-Wakrah stadium

Contractors submit bids for Qatar World Cup stadium Subscription Required

25 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Enabling works on the 45,000-seat stadium started in 2014

Qatar Petroleum

Wintershall pulls out of Qatar Subscription Required

21 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

German oil company abandons gas field concession

Al-Wakrah Stadium

Contractors due to bid for Qatar World Cup stadium Subscription Required

21 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Enabling works on the 45,000 seat stadium started in 2014

Qatar will keep 2022 World Cup

World Cup sponsors urged to pressure Qatar Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Qatar faces renewed pressure over working conditions on construction sites

Sewerage

Qatar awards $880m of sewerage contracts Subscription Required

17 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Inner Doha Resewerage programme to get under way

Qatar projects

Qatar authority suspends US consultant Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Aecom seeking to address ‘delivery challenges’ on two Ashghal projects

Moody’s upgrades Qatar bank

Moody’s upgrades Qatar bank Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Ratings agency cites improved asset quality performance and capitalisation

Qatar roads

Seven road contracts awarded in Qatar Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Qatar’s public works authority has awarded a number of road contracts across the country as local contractors dominate

GCC officials adopt draft value-added tax agreement

GCC officials adopt draft VAT agreement Subscription Required

11 May 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Progress towards introduction of sales tax

Qatar specialist centre

SSH wins Qatar clinic design and supervision Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Project will have six interconnected buildings

Offshore rig

Qatar to tender Al-Shaheen field concession Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Decision comes as blow to Maersk Oil

Artist's rendition of Sharq Crossing

Doha to review Sharq Crossing plans Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Landmark project was delayed in January

Rafale

Qatar signs $7bn contract to buy 24 Rafale jets Subscription Required

5 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Hollande and Sheikh Tamim sign deal in Doha

Qatar-Bahrain causeway still on hold

Qatar-Bahrain causeway still on hold Subscription Required

3 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Project unlikely to materialise

Qatar buys Rafale fighter jets

Qatar buys Rafale fighter jets Subscription Required

30 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Deal includes firm order for 24 jets, with option for another 12

Sukuk and conventional bond issues

Value of Islamic loans grows by 198 per cent Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Saudi Arabia and UAE drive quarterly rise

Qatar tenders sewage treatment contract

Qatar tenders sewage treatment contract Subscription Required

28 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Bids invited for last package in deep sewer scheme

Analysis

Qatar IMF data Q2 2015

Qatar real GDP to grow Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Qatar’s real GDP is expected to rise to $110.3bn in 2015

Top 100 projects Q1 2015

Top 100 projects, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards in the Middle East

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by country, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Top 100 projects by sector Q1 2015

Biggest projects by sector, Q1 2015 Subscription Required

14 May 2015 | By Robert Jones

The biggest contract awards listed by value

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February

MEED board report, May 2015 Subscription Required

7 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Hamad al-Bishri, deputy CEO, Qatar Rail

Interview: Hamad al-Bishri, Qatar Railways Company Subscription Required

29 April 2015 | By Robert Jones

Qatar Rail’s deputy CEO discusses the Doha Metro, the Lusail light rail project and the country’s tranche of the GCC railway project

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne

MEED board report, April 2015 Subscription Required

8 April 2015 | By Richard Thompson

Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

David Clifton, Faithful + Gould

Saudi population growth stresses public infrastructure Subscription Required

7 April 2015 | By Robert Jones

The kingdom’s young population has expectations around housing and social infrastructure that will require major investment programmes

US oil production

The impact of US shale oil on the Middle East Subscription Required

6 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Cheaper production could spell disaster for many of the region’s conventional oil fields

Comment

GCC construction

Oil price drop stress tests GCC projects

26 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

There are long term positives to the slowdown

Qatar power station

Japanese gain further ground in region’s utilities market

26 May 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Companies from Japan have won the first three major developer contracts of the year

Doha in Qatar

Construction is risky business in Qatar Subscription Required

19 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Aecom encounters “delivery challenges” as industry braces for surge in disputes

QP's risky Al-Shaheen strategy

QP's risky Al-Shaheen strategy Subscription Required

12 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Re-tendering concession for technically challenging oil field is mystifying

Refining and petrochemicals developments in the region are bearing the brunt of lower oil prices

Downstream projects most under threat Subscription Required

4 May 2015 | By Mark Watts

Refining and petrochemicals developments in the region are bearing the brunt of lower oil prices

Qatar shifts its project spending plans

Qatar shifts its project spending plans Subscription Required

28 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Falling energy prices have forced Doha to focus on infrastructure programme

Renewable energy

Renewables market hotspots taking off Subscription Required

28 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Excitement over Egypt, but Saudi Arabia’s plans remain unclear

Doha in Qatar

Optimism for Qatar amid uncertainty Subscription Required

7 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Steady growth forecast for Qatar’s economy

Gas field

Qatar’s oil dilemma Subscription Required

31 March 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

It’s LNG and not oil that is Doha’s core business and it should be concentrating its efforts there

Colin Foreman

Testing times for Qatar construction Subscription Required

29 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

The country’s infrastructure development plans have reached a pivotal period

Tunnel boring machine for metro

No more distractions for Qatar infrastructure Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

The World Cup date is fixed so Doha has to concentrate on infrastructure

Richard Thompson

Fifa decision will be green light for Qatar projects

19 March 2015 | By Richard Thompson

$135bn worth of project contract awards by 2020 with peak construction between 2016-2018

Construction scene in Qatar

Qatar quietly moves forward with infrastructure Subscription Required

17 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Doha must wish all its projects could move forward so peacefully, compared with the media frenzy surrounding projects linked to the 2022 Fifa World Cup

Etihad Airways

Gulf aviation hub to be largely unchallenged Subscription Required

11 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Demands from US airlines have been raised in Washington

The majority of the labourers working on the GCC’s construction sites come from India and other subcontinent countries

GCC contractors consider bumper Indian budget Subscription Required

5 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Competition may subside, but labour costs could increase

Qatar

Qatar turns focus to World Cup Subscription Required

24 February 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Oil prices and overstretched supply chain force difficult decisions

Construction

New vision for GCC construction workforce Subscription Required

22 February 2015 | By Sachin Kerur

Development of a regional policy for hiring workers is under discussion

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