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.
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.
Aldar Properties and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) that will allow the development of a new urban centre in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), Dubai, has awarded two contracts for phases 3 and 4 of roads leading to Expo 2020 project which will cost AED 1.3bn ($354m).
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) of Dubai has awarded two contracts of Phase I and 2 of Expo Roads Improvement Project.
The Abu Dhabi Department of Transport (DoT) has begun work on a new project to connect Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Road with Umm Lafina and Al Reem Islands.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) has opened a fourth station on the Northern Railway network at Hail city.
The first phase of Parallel Roads Improvement project in the Godolphin vicinity, which includes two phases costing AED1bn ($272m), has been opened.
China-based Cosco Shipping Ports and Abu Dhabi Ports have broken ground for the construction of a new container terminal at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi, UAE.