Transportation technology company Virgin Hyperloop One is planning to build a long-range hyperloop test track in Saudi Arabia.
Dubai’s Road Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract worth AED500m ($136m) for the construction of Al Khawaneej Corridor and Mushrif Park Improvement Project.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE ) has opened the AED6bn ($1.6bn) 89km-long Sharjah-Khorfakkan Road, which spans from Emirates Road to Wadi Shi in Khor Fakkan.
A joint venture of China State Construction Engineering Corporation (Middle East) and South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction (SK E&C) has secured a contract for Package A of Etihad Rail in Abu Dhabi.
Work has begun on Sabah Al Ahmad Corridor, a 25km road project in Qatar from Hamad International Airport to Umm Lekhba Interchange (known as Landmark Interchange) on Doha Expressway, coinciding with the celebrations of Kuwait’s National Day.
Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar, has opened a 1km uni-directional tunnel with one lane at Gharrafat Al Rayyan Interchange along Al Luqta Street as part of the Dukhan Highway East project to deliver direct free-flow connectivity from Gharrafat Al Rayyan to Doha.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for 77km of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 as part of a five-year plan to construct internal roads in several residential areas of Dubai.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is set to construct three footbridges in various parts of Dubai, including one that will have four escalators linking the four sides of an important junction at the King Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Street.
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) has appointed Dar Al-Handasah, a design and engineering firm, to support the construction of the first commercial Hyperloop system in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has commenced work valued at QAR600m ($164m) to upgrade the Al Wakra main road, which extends for 9km.
Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for the construction of three bridges leading to Deira Islands, which will link with the existing bridge crossing the water canal. The bridges will consist of six lanes in each direction and will be built at cost of AED447m ($122m).
Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded two contracts worth AED630m ($171.5m) for the last two phases (5 and 6) of the Roads leading to Expo Project.
FLOW consortium has secured a $2.9bn contract from ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) for the operation and maintenance (O&M) services of Lines 3, 4, 5 and 6 of Riyadh Metro.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the first phase of AED400m ($109m) roads scheme at International City in Dubai, UAE.
French company Systra has received the ‘Special Award for Infrastructure Project 2017’ from the Kuwait Chapter of the American Concrete Institute (ACI) for its design role on the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah Causeway – Main Link, which is also known as the Subiyah Bridge.
Groupe ADP of France, through ADP Ingénierie, has won a €15m contract from the airport authority to design and supervise the $410m expansion of the Sharjah International Airport in the UAE.
Six Construct, a subsidiary of the Besix Group, has been appointed as the infrastructure contractor for the AED394m ($107m) Shindagha Bridge project in Dubai.
Japan-based Mitsubishi Corporation has secured a $110m contract from the General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) for the port rehabilitation project in the southern region of Basra.