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While other Arab nations adopt firm stances on regional politics, Muscat is content to straddle the fence

Oman prepares to borrow to keep project programme on track Subscription

29 June 2015 | By

Sultanate has more than $100bn-worth of schemes in the pipeline, but it needs banks and investors to finance at least part of this sum

Dubai creek

Dubai plans creek cable car crossing Subscription

25 June 2015 | By

Project will connect to Dubai metro network

UAE retenders Etihad Railway project management

UAE retenders Etihad Railway project management Subscription

24 June 2015 | By

At least four US firms are competing for the role

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Colin Foreman

Speculation rules as UAE drops Oman rail link Subscription

16 June 2015 | By

The most popular explanations are political

Colin Foreman

Picking metro winners Subscription

2 June 2015 | By

Capacity is the key when selecting bidding partners for new projects

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Doha metro train

Arcadis wins Doha Metro design work Subscription

24 June 2015 | By

Contract entails design and consultancy for Gold Line underground stations

Egypt Cairo metro

Cairo Metro seeks firms for rolling stock procurement Subscription

18 June 2015 | By

Consultancy firm to assist in the preparation of tender documents and specifications

Gianluca Ebracci, Alstom

The carriage revolution Subscription

18 June 2015 | By

Transport spending is likely to continue to press ahead across the region despite falling oil prices

Abu Dhabi

French firm targets Abu Dhabi transit schemes Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

RATP looking to export global operating experience into region

Dubai metro

Dubai metro prequalifications due today Subscription

15 June 2015 | By

Tender is scheduled for 2 July

Jeddah traffic

Jeddah start transport masterplan prequalification Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Tenders are for project management office and project / construction management consultancy

Etihad Rail awards employee housing deal

GCC rail in doubt after UAE drops Oman link Subscription

11 June 2015 | By

Phase 2 of Etihad Rail has been retendered

Oman rail scheme seeks consultant

Construction to start on Oman rail by end of 2015 Subscription

8 June 2015 | By

Sohar-Buraimi rail segment on track for award in second half of 2015

Jordan seeks firms for airport rail link

Jordan seeks firms for airport rail link Subscription

7 June 2015 | By

Light rail scheme will connect Amman and Queen Alia airport

Dubai metro

Thales nominated for Dubai Expo 2020 metro link Subscription

7 June 2015 | By

Firm’s signalling system to be implemented by the winning rolling stock supplier

Saudi railway lines

Saudi Landbridge prequalification to start late this year Subscription

4 June 2015 | By

Prequalification of contractors originally set for the first half of 2015

Mecca metro

Mecca Metro award by end of 2015 Subscription

3 June 2015 | By Jennifer Malapitan-Aguinaldo

Construction contract awards for the first phase were originally set for 30 May

Qatar planned rail networks

Qatar to finalise rail prequalification Subscription

28 May 2015 | By

First contract involves 146 kilometres of line

The market for tunnelling in the GCC is experiencing a major boom

Flooded Doha Metro tunnelling machine restarts Subscription

28 May 2015 | By

The TBM hit a pocket of water earlier this year

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