Market focus: Powering Qatar

Market focus: Powering Qatar

Qatar plans to increase its power generation capacity by 50% in the next 2 years, with plans in place to raise the country's power capacity to 13.1GW by 2018.
Jeddah Tower will open by 2019

Jeddah Tower will open by 2019

The first stage of the 1KM-high Jeddah Tower, set to be the world’s tallest building, is due by 2019 after having solved financial issues with contractor Saudi Binladin Group (SBG).
Abu Dhabi updates Infrastructure Standards Guidelines

Abu Dhabi updates Infrastructure Standards Guidelines

Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (QCC) has released an updated edition of the Infrastructure Standards Guidelines (ISGL) for the emirate, following its approval by the Infrastructure and Environment Committee of Abu Dhabi Executive Council.
ENEC completes initial construction work for Unit 1 of Barakah nuclear energy plant

ENEC completes initial construction work for Unit 1 of Barakah nuclear energy plant

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced that it has, together with Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), completed initial construction activities for Unit 1 of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant and the turnover of all plant systems to KEPCO subsidiary Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) for testing and commissioning, in preparation for safety-led nuclear operations
HVACR market in the MEA to increase to 10,000 thousand units by 2022

HVACR market in the MEA to increase to 10,000 thousand units by 2022

The HVACR market in the MEA region is expected to increase to 10,086.31 thousand units by 2022.
UAE approves $111.6 million infrastructure projects

UAE approves $111.6 million infrastructure projects

The Follow-up Committee of the Initiatives of the UAE President has approved a number of projects, worth a total of $111.615 million.
The construction world just got bigger

The construction world just got bigger

Sustainability and green building educational theme for last day of The Big 5 Construct North Africa show, at the Parc Des Expostions de l’Office des Changes in Casablanca.
The Middle East is ready for global contractors

The Middle East is ready for global contractors

Private investor confidence is expected to increase as oil prices stabilise, setting 2017 on course to be a significant year for the Middle East construction sector, according to industry experts.
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