The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has opened the first phase of AED400m ($109m) roads scheme at International City in Dubai, UAE.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a AED1.05bn ($286m) contract for the construction of electricity transmission projects, including a 400/132kV substation, two 132/11kV substations and 75km of 132kV ground cables.
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has completed the construction of Qatar University Health Centre for the Ministry of Public Health as part of the government plan for the development of the health sector.
Oman Tourism Development Company (Omran), the executive arm of the government of Oman for the development of the tourism sector, and Majid Al Futtaim have partnered to develop an OMR5bn ($13bn) mixed-use community in Muscat, Oman.
Damac Properties has awarded an AED72m ($19.6m) construction contract to China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC) for major road and infrastructure work at Akoya Oxygen development in Dubai.
Developer Nakheel has signed a contract worth AED66m ($18m) for a choreographed fountain at The Pointe, the AED800m ($218m) waterfront dining and entertainment destination on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah.
Canadian engineering and construction company SNC-Lavalin has signed an agreement with Project Development & Management International (PDMI) of Oman to design and deliver a $1.5bn greenfield chlor-alkali PVC plant in Oman.
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.
Qatar-based HBK Contracting Company (HBK) has won a contract from the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) for executing the main works for Ras Abu Aboud Stadium.
Professional services company GHD is providing design and engineering consulting services for the masterplan and approval stage of Le Petit Paris, a mixed-use development at the Lusail Entertainment City in Doha, Qatar.
UAE-based property developer Seven Tides has unveiled plans for its first mixed-use development in Jumeirah Lakes Towers (JLT), Dubai, with the launch of Se7en City JLT.
Qatar Petroleum is set to establish a new petrochemicals complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City and has invited proposals from international companies for partnering with it in the development and operation of the plant.
Developer Nakheel has invited proposals for piling and enabling works for PALM360, a two-tower luxury hotel and residential project on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah.
Qatar public works authority Ashghal has announced the completion of main works of the first zone of Al Wakrah beach development project, which consists of three zones.
The Oman Ministry of Transport and Communications has opened the 270km Al-Batinah expressway for traffic.
Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a 30-year concession agreement with Swiss-based transportation and logistics company Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) to establish a new container terminal at Khalifa Port in the UAE.
UAE-based master developer Nakheel has signed a letter of intent with Austrian hotel chain Vienna House to develop a $160m beachfront resort at Deira Islands in Dubai, UAE.