Video: Fire at under-construction Sharjah school

No casualties reported from the incident, authorities say

Initially lured by the profitability of Qatar's infrastructure boom, foreign contractors are now concerned about potential project cancellations and non-payment


China State and Tamouh consider new UAE projects

China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Middle East), and Tamouh are in negotiations over future projects, as their City of Lights collaboration nears completion

A recent study has found the Qatari capital, ahead of American cities and Singapore, is the world's tenth most expensive city to rent a house in

Ground breaking operations could commence within this year as concept plans for the $1bn retail development in Abu Dhabi are approved


Drydocks World builds world's largest port turret

Vast floating LNG endeavour delivers fifth and largest component of extreme weather-proof project

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Penny Saved Penny Earned: Saving Costs with FM

Fergus Appleton, general manager at Concordia, breaks down the nature of energy performance contracts

China State targets design-and-build contracts

The contractor is eyeing D&B contracts with its own stake in the projects, employees working at the City of Lights development told Construction Week

Room for improvement in Saudi's HSE sector

Examining the case of health and safety standards in the Kingdom.

Saudi Arabia launches $1.2bn Madinah airport

Saudi’s first airport to be constructed and operated entirely by the private sector will span an area of 4m sqm

Omagine project, worth $2.5bn, takes off in Oman

The Sultanate granted Omagine LLC land rights after a usufruct agreement was signed to develop the $2.5bn project in Oman's Seeb area

Oman Rail selects three consortiums for Segment 1

Three out of five bidding joint venture consortiums have been asked to extend their bid bonds, hinting Oman Rail will pick one of them to work on its National Railway Network project

WSP l Parsons Brinckerhoff wins Kuwait road deal

The firm will develop concept and detailed designs to upgrade Kabd-Sulaibiya Highway (KSH) in the Kuwait Metropolitan Area

Construction worth $188bn underway in Kuwait

Kuwait has reportedly earmarked $7.2bn in its 2015-2016 budget for its construction sector

Mall of Qatar size equals 50 FIFA football fields

The $824m mall, 5m sqf-large, is on track for opening in 2016

Revealed: WSP PB's Project Management Info System

WSP PB tells Construction Week about its BIM-compatible Project Management Information System (PMIS), which it develops through its in-house capacities, to manage project downtime

ASRY to design and build Bahrain landing craft

The craft will be delivered in 2016 and used by the Bahrain Coast Guard for the transport of vehicles, potable water, and fuel

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MEP Middle East shines a light on some of the region’s leading electrical suppliers.



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