UAE-based property developer Aldar Properties has awarded an AED335m ($91m) contract to Al Rakha Contracting and General Transport for the infrastructure buildings and early works package for the first neighbourhood in Phase Two of its AED10bn ($2.72bn) project Alghadeer, located near the border of Abu Dhabi and 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.
Arabtec Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, has won a contract worth AED 311m ($84.6m) from Expo Dubai 2020 to build the public realm in concourses and arrivals plazas at Expo 2020.
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-based property developer Nakheel has broken ground on Dragon Towers, its AED713m ($194m) twin-building residential project at the Dragon City mixed-use community.
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).
Qatar Public Works Authority Ashghal has awarded five construction contracts for infrastructure and citizens’ sub-divisions projects in different areas, all worth around QAR2.7bn ($741m), to serve more than 5,192 land plots.
ADNOC Sour Gas, a subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), has announced that the work is on track to build a new sulphur pipeline that will carry molten sulphur produced by its Shah sour gas field, located south-west of Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Saudi Aramco and Total have signed a joint development agreement in Dhahran for front-end engineering and design (FEED) of a $5bn petrochemical complex in Jubail, on Saudi Arabia’s eastern coast.
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.
BIC Contracting (BICC) has secured the first infrastructure package, worth AED103m ($28m), from real estate developer ARADA for Phase 1 of Sharjah megaproject, Aljada, as part of the AED1bn ($272m) infrastructure package for the 24 million ft² project designed by engineering contractor Jacobs.
A consortium comprising Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas and Abu Dhabi’s Target Engineering Construction has won an AED3.16bn ($860m) EPC contract from ADNOC LNG for the second phase of the Integrated Gas Development Expansion (IGD-E) project in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
UAE-based developer Nakheel has signed a construction contract for Dragon Towers, a new, twin-building residential complex with a total development value of AED713m ($194m), to be built at Dubai’s Dragon City mixed-use community in Dubai.
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.
Aldar Properties has launched The Cedars, a new luxury residential community within its golf and waterfront development, Yas Acres, on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, as part of a strategy to create distinct communities within the overall masterplan.
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has announced plans for the expansion of Ruwais City, a 6.9km² community near the Ruwais Industrial Complex in Abu Dhabi’s Al Dhafra region.
China State Construction Engineering (CSCEC) has secured a contract worth $140m from DAMAC Properties to build tower C of Aykon City, DAMAC’s luxury mixed-use project on Sheikh Zayed Road in Dubai.
Public works authority Ashghal has signed contracts worth $275m for the construction of six new health projects in Qatar.