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CWQ Awards: All the winners announced All the winners show their excitement at their wins.

CWQ Awards: All the winners announced

This year’s Construction Week Qatar Awards ceremony at the Westin Hotel and Spa Doha, saw the cream of the construction industry gather in recognition of the sector's achievements over the past 12 months.


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GE arm, Khidmah ink energy deal for UAE, KSA

GE arm, Khidmah ink energy deal for UAE, KSA

The initial focus of the agreement is to retrofit Khidmah’s buildings across the UAE with energy-efficient LED lighting solutions
 
COSCO, Abu Dhabi Ports ink container terminal deal

COSCO, Abu Dhabi Ports ink container terminal deal

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited will operate a container terminal with a draft depth of 18 metres, with 1200 metres of quay wall and adjacent land
 
Qatar: Tender issued for football fan desert camp

Qatar: Tender issued for football fan desert camp

Qatar World Cup organisers are considering establishing football fan villages in the middle of the desert, with accommodation in the form of Arabian tents
 
Thales bags Saudi railway maintenance contract

Thales bags Saudi railway maintenance contract

The maintenance contract includes the corrective activities as well as predictive maintenance, which will enable rail operators to fix assets before they fail
 

 

Umm Al Houl Phase-1 production due in April 2017

Umm Al Houl Phase-1 production due in April 2017

The Umm Al Houl plant will have the capacity of meeting the power and water demand of about 2.5 million homes in Qatar
 
MMG’s Adel Al-Mojil sympathises with shareholders

MMG’s Adel Al-Mojil sympathises with shareholders

Adel Al-Mojil, the son of Mohammad Al-Mojil Group’s founder, says he has great sympathy with the contractor’s smaller shareholders
 
Saudi: United Seemac accused of salary non-payment

Saudi: United Seemac accused of salary non-payment

Saudi Arabia’s United Seemac has been accused of failing to pay the wages of 500 of its employees for periods ranging from six to 20 months
 
Al Habtoor Group announces acquisitions in Hungary

Al Habtoor Group announces acquisitions in Hungary

The group already owns two luxury hotels in the capital, Budapest, namely The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest, and The InterContinental Budapest
 
Qatar Rail: Tunnelling completed on the Doha Metro

Qatar Rail: Tunnelling completed on the Doha Metro

Qatar Rail has announced that the entire 111km of tunnelling for the Doha Metro have been completed with overall work on the metro now 50% complete
 
‘International companies pushed risk onto MMG’

‘International companies pushed risk onto MMG’

International construction firms operating in Saudi Arabia moved quickly to shift all risk onto local contractors in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, according to MMG’s Adel Al-Mojil
 
UAE: Wage protection decree effective from October

UAE: Wage protection decree effective from October

The decree, which will become effective in the UAE from October 2016, places further obligations on employers to pay workers on time, and sets out sanctions for those that fail to do so
 
Qatar: Work begins on new high-rise tower at Pearl

Qatar: Work begins on new high-rise tower at Pearl

Work has commenced on a new 20-storey, 450 apartment high-rise block at The Pearl, Qatar, with piling works currently underway
 
Siemens delivers its 1,000th gas turbine to Qatar

Siemens delivers its 1,000th gas turbine to Qatar

The fifth of six 11-metre-long SGT5-4000F turbines has arrived at the plant that will supply around 25% of Qatar’s power generation capacity
 
Mall of Qatar set to create 8,000 new jobs

Mall of Qatar set to create 8,000 new jobs

As the Mall of Qatar nears completion, 8,000 jobs within a variety or sectors will become available
 
'We did nothing wrong,' says MMG's Adel Al-Mojil

'We did nothing wrong,' says MMG's Adel Al-Mojil

Adel Al-Mojil, the son of Mohammad Al-Mojil Group’s founder, says that he and his father have been scapegoated, and that they did absolutely nothing wrong
 








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