• Alstom wins $848m Riyadh Metro network contract

    Alstom, as a part of Flow consortium, has been awarded a contract worth more than €730 million ($848 million) from Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to provide operation and maintenance services for lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh Metro network.

  • Squire Patton Boggs names Mena project development head

    Squire Patton Boggs, one of the world’s strongest integrated legal practices, has appointed Leroy Levy as a partner in its Public & Infrastructure Finance Practice and head of project development for the Mena region, based in Dubai.

  • Grohe unveils app-controlled water security system

    Grohe, one of the world’s leading providers of sanitary fittings, has announced the launch of its app-controlled water security system - Smart Home - that offers all-round protection against water damage.

  • Riyadh Metro project work 75pc completed

    Saudi officials said steady progress was being made on the Riyadh Metro development with about 75 per cent of the work already completed on the kingdom's ambitious project. Work at 250 sites along the metro network routes is under progress.

  • Oman opens new airport at Duqm region

    Oman's Special Economic Zone Authority of Duqm (Sezad) has announced the opening of the new airport at the sultanate's Duqm region. It features a new passenger and air cargo terminal, an air control tower and other components, said a report.

  • The Big 5 Construct debut expo kicks off in Cairo

    More than 200 companies from 24 countries are taking part in the The Big 5 Construct Egypt, the Cairo-based edition of The Big 5, the Middle East region's largest portfolio of construction events, which opened today in the Egptian capital.

  • Tadweer opens waste recycling plant in Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi-based Tadweer has opened a new facility to recycle construction and demolition waste in the Al Dhafra region of the emirate. The plant boasts a capacity of 31,000 tonnes per month.

  • Saudi AC market set for 3.1pc growth by 2024

    Saudi Arabia's air-conditioner market is poised for solid growth over the next six years registering a CAGR of 3.1 per cent during the 2018-24 period, mainly due to its climate, high per capita income as well as population boom, said a report.

  • Buses for new Riyadh transport network unveiled

    Saudi Arabia’s Arriyadh Development Authority has unveiled the buses that will form the bus network of the Riyadh Public Transport Network.

  • Centra Hub to unveil innovative products at FM Expo

    Centra Hub, a provider of real estate and facilities management (FM) solutions, said it will be showcasing its cloud-based products at the FM Expo 2018, the region’s largest event for the FM industry, which opens in Dubai next week.

  • Oman Gas project makes it to Bentley Awards list

    Bentley Systems, a leading global provider of comprehensive software solutions for advancing infrastructure, has announced Oman Gas Company as one of the finalists for its Year in Infrastructure 2018 Awards programme.

  • Aldar Properties wins award for Emiratisation

    Aldar Properties said it had won a prize at the Emirates Emiratisation Awards in the small company's category. The Abu Dhabi developer said 30 per cent of its overall workforce is Emiratis and of this nearly half are women.

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Alstom wins $848m Riyadh Metro network contract

Alstom, as a part of Flow consortium, has been awarded a contract worth more than €730 million ($848 million) from Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to provide operation and maintenance services for lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 of the Riyadh Metro network....

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