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Jeddah in Saudi Arabia

Jeddah appoints UK firm for transport plan Subscription Required

31 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

City-wide transportation planning contract awarded to UK firm

Power plant

Kuwait issues PPP regulations Subscription Required

30 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Stalled public private partnership projects to go ahead

Emirates airline

Emirates airline sukuk is oversubscribed Subscription Required

30 March 2015 | By Rebecca Spong

UK Export Finance provides guarantee on deal

Dubai receives bids for new creek crossing

Dubai receives bids for new creek crossing Subscription Required

30 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Bridge could be standard or iconic structure

Saudi Arabia awards rail contract

Saudi Arabia awards rail contract Subscription Required

29 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Saudi Railways Organisation signs agreement with Chinese firm

Port

DP World tenders port dredging Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Access channel will connect to under construction terminal

UK firm wins Al-Maktoum airport contract

UK firm wins Al-Maktoum airport contract Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Dubai Airports appoints firm for design work

Tony Douglas resigns as Abu Dhabi Airports Company CEO

Abu Dhabi airport head steps down Subscription Required

26 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Tony Douglas resigns as Abu Dhabi Airports Company CEO

Dubai Ports Customs & Free zone Corporation

Dubai launches new port operator Subscription Required

25 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

New company will manage small and medium size facilities

Aqaba container port in Jordan

Jordan moves on port extension Subscription Required

25 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Prequalification to begin in quarter two of 2015

Airbus A380

Emirates sets price guidance for sukuk Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Airline is raising funds with UK export credit guarantees

Riyadh Metro

Eversendai wins Riyadh metro work Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Contract covers the construction of depots

Yousef AlHorr, Gulf Organisation for Research and Development

World Cup stadiums to conform to green standards Subscription Required

22 March 2015 | By Robert Jones

Metro stations, stadiums and government buildings must hit minimum sustainability standards

Metro design

French team wins Medina metro design role Subscription Required

22 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Contract covers preparing plans for three rail lines

Talgo secures Saudi rail deal

Talgo secures Saudi rail deal Subscription Required

22 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Trains will be used on Riyadh-Dammam line

Roger Cruickshank, Atkins

Metros need revenue from surrounding land Subscription Required

19 March 2015 | By Robert Jones

Authorities must create ‘zones of attraction’ to fund rail systems

Highway

Oman awards another Batinah Expressway deal Subscription Required

18 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Transport & Communications Ministry signs almost $1bn in construction contracts

Tunnel boring machine

Flooding stops Doha Metro tunnelling machine Subscription Required

18 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman

Underground cavities are a major cause of concern for contractors

Al-Maktoum International location

Fly Dubai terminal among first Al-Maktoum airport projects Subscription Required

18 March 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

UKEF expects first contracts to be linked to design

Mission to Mars

UAE begins developing space policy Subscription Required

18 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson

Space Agency Working Group’s first meeting focuses on policy and frameworks

Analysis

Iran transport projects

Iran's transport sector in need of sanctions relief Subscription Required

30 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

Islamic Republic will have better access to finance and international technical expertise if embargoes ease

Qatar projects update

Qatar project awards to increase Subscription Required

23 March 2015 | By Edmund O'Sullivan

Around $30bn-worth of awards are expected to be made in 2015

Railway construction

Rail projects safe from oil price drop Subscription Required

19 January 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal

No sign of delays for existing rail and metro projects across the GCC although new project plans unlikely to materialise this year

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World

Interview: Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, chairman, DP World Subscription Required

18 December 2014 | By Rebecca Spong

International ports operator DP World is cementing itself as a global trade player with major plans for future growth, according to its chairman. Rebecca Spong reports

Top 100 contract awards Q3 2014

Market cools in latest top 100 contract awards Subscription Required

4 November 2014 | By Robert Jones

Value of top 100 flat despite new entrants to the index

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