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Hill appointed project manager for Cairo airport Terminal 2

Hill project manager for Cairo airport Terminal 2 Subscription Required

31 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

US-based firm wins $1.9m contract lasting for 15 months

Atkins wins more Doha Metro design work

Atkins wins more Doha Metro design work Subscription Required

30 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Firm appointed as lead designer for Gold Line

Dubai shortlists three for Sheikh Zayed Road double-decking

Dubai shortlists three for road double-decking Subscription Required

30 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Firms submitted bids for work on Sheikh Zayed Road in April

Firms express interest in new Dubai creek crossing

Firms express interest in Dubai creek crossing Subscription Required

30 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Ittihad Bridge will be tendered in October

Firms submit revised prices for Doha metro contract

Firms submit revised bids for Doha metro deal Subscription Required

30 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Initial prices to supply and install systems and rolling stock were submitted in March

Qatar considers using solar technology for rail projects

Qatar considers solar technology for rail projects Subscription Required

27 July 2014 | By Andrew Roscoe

Solar panels at depot could provide up to 80MW of power for proposed rail system

Oman road

Oman tenders package eight of Batinah Expressway Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Companies have also been invited to bid for package seven of Oman road scheme

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

Kuwait prequalifies three more firms for port dredging

More firms prequalified for Kuwait port dredging Subscription Required

22 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Seven companies prequalified in 2012 for work at Bubiyan port

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

Mecca light rail system and example for Jeddah Metro

Systra appointed for Jeddah Metro engineering work Subscription Required

20 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Jeddah’s urban rail network is one of three new metro systems planned in Saudi Arabia

Oman road project tenders

Tender board contracts down 28 per cent in Oman Subscription Required

20 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

Roads dominate Oman’s state tender board as first six months of 2014 total RO616.3m

UAE plans unmanned mission to Mars

UAE aims to land on Mars by 2021 Subscription Required

16 July 2014 | By Mark Watts

UAE to set up new space agency to coordinate unmanned space probe programme

Algiers’ Houari Boumediene International airport

Chinese win Algeria airport construction deal Subscription Required

16 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Contract covers the construction of a new terminal building at Algiers’ Houari Boumediene International airport

Spanish consortium wins Algeria road work

Spanish consortium wins Algeria road work Subscription Required

16 July 2014

Contract covers 380 kilometres of East-West highway

Oman tenders more Batinah Expressway work

Oman tenders more Batinah Expressway work Subscription Required

15 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Closing date for contract to build package seven set for mid-September

Dubai Metro

Dubai gives metro bidders more time Subscription Required

15 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Study will look at increasing the capacity of the rail system

Joint venture wins Dubai Expo metro line contract Subscription Required

14 July 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Parsons and Systra to complete preliminary engineering for rail project

Emirates airline orders 150 Boeing planes for $56bn Subscription Required

9 July 2014 | By Melissa Song Loong

Emirates includes the right to purchase an additional 50 planes

Etihad Airways reveals strong first half growth Subscription Required

9 July 2014 | By Richard Thompson

Etihad Airways’ revenue rises 28 per cent year-on-year to $3.2bn in first half

Analysis

High-yield traffic: The Gulf’s carriers have different strategies to attract premium-class travellers

Airline services at a premium Subscription Required

15 May 2014 | By Jeff Florian

As one regional airline launches a new class segment, the Gulf carriers are entering a premium war

Top 100 projects index, Q1 2014

Kuwait’s Clean Fuels Project edges Top 100 Projects value higher Subscription Required

24 April 2014 | By Robert Jones

A busy first quarter for 2014 saw 15 entrants in the MEED Top 100 Projects index

Serco is the service provider for the Dubai Metro

Bringing the region's services to life Subscription Required

10 April 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Facilities management firm Serco works quietly in the background, providing major services across various sectors in the region, but its CEO is looking to extend its reach

Event: Volvo Trucks launches models at Yas racetrack

Opportunities keep trucks on track Subscription Required

6 March 2014 | By Colin Foreman

Volvo Trucks is keen to expand its presence in the Middle East and North Africa to capitalise on population growth and upcoming infrastructure projects across the region

Atiya: The region is a greenfield opportunity for Siemens

Integrating transport networks Subscription Required

4 March 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

Gulf countries need to interlink their new transport systems to attract more passengers and reduce traffic congestion, says Sami Atiya, head of Siemens’ mobility and logistics division

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