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Qatar receives Siemens trams

Qatar receives Siemens trams Subscription Required

2 September 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

First 19 trams for Education City arrive in Doha

Stock market

GCC stock markets bounce back Subscription Required

26 August 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Gulf equity markets begin recovery from week of losses

The Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul)

Tadawul leads further day of GCC market losses Subscription Required

25 August 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Sell-off moderates but Saudi Arabia suffers

Railway

Qatar seeks consultants for long-distance railway Subscription Required

24 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Project management provider to oversee execution of 146-kilometre scheme

Until 2007, state-backed Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) had a monopoly of the market

Saudi airlines get ready for competition Subscription Required

24 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

New entrants face double effect of low oil prices and strong dollar

Qatar to introduce labour law reforms

Contractor to build labour accomodation in Qatar Subscription Required

23 August 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Local firm will build accomodation for 2,700 workers

UAE drives Middle East steel output in July

UAE drives Middle East steel output in July Subscription Required

23 August 2015 | By Mark Watts

Regional crude steel production rises 4.6 per cent

Ashghal invites bids for roads project

Ashghal invites bids for roads project Subscription Required

20 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

Ministry has called for tenders to construct perimeter roads in Barwa al-Baraha

Doha sets new date for metro fit-out interest

Doha sets new date for metro fit-out interest Subscription Required

19 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

First phase of light rail network expected to be completed in 2019

Retail

Taxation a credible option to grow revenues Subscription Required

18 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Deloitte argues regional governments running out of alternatives to plug revenue gaps

A road in Al-Khor in Qatar

Qatar seeks firms for road projects Subscription Required

17 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Traffic signal equipment must comply with Australian standards

Finance secured for Qatar’s Mega Reservoirs project

Contractor secures finance for Qatar mega reservoirs Subscription Required

11 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

Doha Bank will provide Leighton Contracting Qatar with funding

Network cable with fibre optics

Qatar sets precedent for high-speed mobile internet Subscription Required

11 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Major upgrade will allow theoretical data transfer rate of up to 375 mbps

Delta Airlines

Delta to cut non-stop flights to Dubai Subscription Required

10 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Frequency of weekly flights to drop from seven to four or five

Major works for Doha drainage project completed

Major works for Doha drainage project completed Subscription Required

6 August 2015 | By Joanna Justin

Remaining work includes excavation and construction of sub-tunnels

Qatar invites bids for electricity contracts

Qatar invites bids for electricity contracts Subscription Required

5 August 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Projects are part of phase 13 of transmission and distribution programme

Siemens awarded Qatar electricity contract

Siemens awarded Qatar electricity contract Subscription Required

4 August 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

German firm will install substations

Qatar prequalifies 15 for long-distance railway

Qatar prequalifies 15 for long-distance railway Subscription Required

3 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

European, Chinese and South Korean contractors dominate consortiums

Qatar Airways refutes subsidy claims

Qatar Airways refutes subsidy claims Subscription Required

2 August 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Allegations against airline are unfounded and should not restrict open skies agreement

Qatar shifts its project spending plans

Qatar banks focus on contractor finance Subscription Required

30 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Project finance dominated by foreign lenders

Analysis

GCC price indices 2015

Oil price volatility hits stock markets Subscription Required

14 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Mixed results for GCC equity markets during first half

Construction

Saudi Arabia dominates region's project finance sector Subscription Required

14 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Uncertain pipeline for second half of year, but 2016 shows promise

Power plant

Saudi Arabia and Qatar prop up GCC power sector Subscription Required

9 July 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe

Power contract awards down 58 per cent year-on-year

GCC oil and gas contract awards 2009-15

Kuwait buoys slump in GCC oil and gas spending Subscription Required

8 July 2015 | By Mark Watts

Contract awards slow in key Middle East oil-exporting markets

Central Bank of Bahrain

GCC governments turn to debt Subscription Required

7 July 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Debt issuances welcomed by banking community

GCC construction awards

Updated Fidic contracts to relieve project pressure Subscription Required

7 July 2015 | By Colin Foreman

A more collaborative form of contract is an opportunity for the region

Etihad Rail awards employee housing deal

Transport awards dip as decision making slows in 2015 Subscription Required

7 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Project awards value during the first half of 2015 contracts by 36 per cent compared to figures from the same period last year

Comment

Jennifer Aguinaldo

The case for private financing Subscription Required

21 July 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Fiscal constraints may not be the best reason to turn to PPP but it is the strongest driver yet for its acceptance in the region

Wil Crisp

Qatari investment in Spain may help to combat World Cup opposition Subscription Required

14 July 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Sheikh Hamad’s €1bn investment comes amid a Spanish legal attack on the 2022 World Cup

Jennifer Aguinaldo

Escalating open skies dispute begs resolution Subscription Required

30 June 2015 | By Jennifer Aguinaldo

Dispute distracts and divides aviation industry players

Kevin Baxter

Where next for Opec? Subscription Required

9 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

A new era of diversity in supply is sending shockwaves through the organisation

Colin Foreman

Time favours Russia, but not Qatar Subscription Required

3 June 2015 | By Colin Foreman

A rebid held in 2017 would give new host enough time to prepare for 2022

Wil Crisp

Doha’s reputation mismanagement Subscription Required

2 June 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Real change is needed to win over Qatar’s critics ahead of the 2022 World Cup

Kevin Baxter

Qatar’s oil attracting the big players Subscription Required

2 June 2015 | By Kevin Baxter

Al-Shaheen is one of the most technically impressive fields in the world

Wil Crisp

Losing the 2022 World Cup may help Qatar’s economy Subscription Required

28 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp

Fitch Ratings says if Qatar is stripped of the tournament its robust economic growth will continue

Colin Foreman

Oil price drop stress tests GCC projects Subscription Required

26 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman

There are long term positives to the slowdown

Andrew Roscoe 2

Japanese gain ground in region’s utilities market Subscription Required

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

Mark Watts

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

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