Larsen & Toubro (L&T) Construction power transmission and distribution unit has bagged an $817M contract from Qatar General Electricity & Water (KAHRAMAA) for phase XIII of the ongoing Qatar Electricity Transmission Network Expansion Plan.
Saudi Arabia has announced plans for a 334 sq km “entertainment city” south of Riyadh [pictured].The project will feature sports, cultural and recreational facilities — including a safari and a Six Flags theme park. The new city will be funded by the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund, who will be the main investor, and other local and international investors. Deputy crown prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud said in a statement, carried out by state news agency SPA, that the project will become “a prominent cultural landmark and an important centre for meeting the future generation's recreational, cultural and social needs in the kingdom”.Construction work is expected to commence in 2018, with the first phase of the project to open in 2022.
UAE-based real estate development firm Aldar Properties PJSC has awarded a contract worth AED500M ($136M) to Ghantoot General Construction for the construction of its luxury residential project in Yas Island, UAE.
Petrofac, a provider of oilfield services to the oil and gas industry, has been awarded a contract by Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for a gathering centre project in the Burgan oil field, Kuwait.
UAE prime minister and vice president and ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved two contracts for the construction of the 7th Interchange on Sheikh Zayed Road, and the Al Yalayis and Al Asayel roads in Dubai.
Omran Properties is set to launch three real estate projects worth a combined value of AED2.47bn ($672.5M) in Sharjah [pictured], UAE.
Attarat Power Company (APCO), a subsidiary of Enefit, has achieved financial closure for the construction of an oil shale fired power station and open cast mine in Jordan.
Emaar Properties revealed plans to build a residential project in Dubai, UAE.
Salini Impregilo has signed a $435M contract with Meydan Group LLC to build the Meydan One Mall in Dubai [pictured], UAE.
Airport authority Groupe Aéroports de Paris (ADP) has secured a tender from the Government of Bahrain to design and perform supervision work for a new air traffic control (ATC) centre at Bahrain International Airport.
UAE-based conglomerate Al-Futtaim has broken ground on a 78,500 sq m mall project in Jebel Ali, Dubai.
Dubai-based firm Al Futtaim Carillion has been chosen as the main contractor for the development of the three Theme Districts at the Expo 2020 Dubai site.
Dubai Holding has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dubai Municipality to develop Dubai’s largest public park.
India-based Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has announced that its construction arm secured contracts valued at INR21.7bn ($324.6M) across its various business segments.
Vice-president and prime minister of the UAE, and ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has approved a project to improve a 12km stretch of the Tripoli Road in Dubai.
Construction firm Tutor Perini has won an $80M contract from the U.S. Air Force to design and build the Khurais Electronic Warfare Range in Saudi Arabia for the Royal Saudi Air Force.
A joint-venture of Qatari firm AlJaber Engineering and Turkish firm Tekfen Construction has been selected as the main contractor by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) for a new stadium in the Al Thumama district in Doha, Qatar.
Hydrochem Saudi, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hyflux, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the state-owned Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) to develop three desalination plants in Saudi Arabia.
The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) has awarded four contracts worth a combined value of OMR84.7M ($220M) for infrastructure projects in Duqm, Oman.
Dubai Contracting Company has been selected by Dubai Properties as the main contractor for the 1/JBR project located at Jumeirah Beach Residence [pictured].