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Barwa signs construction contract for new labour city on Salwa Road

Barwa signs construction contract for new labour city on Salwa Road

Barwa Real Estate Company has announced the signing of a QR1.295bn contract with Insha Co to build a new labour city on Salwa Road.

East German village sells for 140,000 euros

East German village sells for 140,000 euros

The only bidder at an unusual auction on Saturday put down 140,000 euros and walked away the new owner of a small slice of German history: the village of Alwine, population 20.

'GCC construction industry offers $2.6tn active projects'

'GCC construction industry offers $2.6tn active projects'

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) construction industry offers $2.6tn worth active projects, representing 160% of the region's gross domestic product, according to a study.

Effects of siege on Qatar 'fading', says BMI

Effects of siege on Qatar 'fading', says BMI

The effects of the quartet’s boycott against Qatar on the country’s import levels are “fading”, facilitating “continued growth” in the construction and manufacturing segments, BMI Research has said in its latest report.

Muaither Health and Wellness Centre construction completed

Muaither Health and Wellness Centre construction completed

The construction of Muaither Centre for Health and Wellness, a state-of-the-art four-level complex, has been completed and is in the process of being handed over to the country's health authorities.

Qatar, Singapore sign four MoUs to enhance bilateral trade

Qatar, Singapore sign four MoUs to enhance bilateral trade

The MoUs target joint investment projects in agriculture, construction, training and consultancy

Part of Al Khor Coastal Road to be shut for 18 months

Part of Al Khor Coastal Road to be shut for 18 months

According to a statement from Ashghal, the work includes the construction of a five-lane carriageway on either side in addition to 10 grade-separated interchanges, fast cycling lane and shared path.

Traffic to be diverted on Al Khor road from Sunday

Traffic to be diverted on Al Khor road from Sunday

Traffic on nearly 7km on Al Khor Expressway will be diverted from Sunday for approximately 28 months, Ashghal announced on Wednesday.

Vienna halts construction of anti-terror walls after outcry

Vienna halts construction of anti-terror walls after outcry

Austria's chancellery on Thursday halted the construction of anti-terror walls outside its office in Vienna after critics slammed the government for failing to provide similar protective measures in main tourist areas.

Mumbai building fire kills at least six people

Mumbai building fire kills at least six people

A blaze in a building under construction in a suburb of the Indian city of Mumbai killed at least six people, most of them labourers, and injured nearly a dozen, fire and police officials said on Thursday.

Construction of two nuclear power plants in US halted

Construction of two nuclear power plants in US halted

Construction work on two nuclear power plants in the United States has been halted because of cost overruns, the companies behind them said.

Diversion on Al Furousiya Street from Saturday

Diversion on Al Furousiya Street from Saturday

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will close and divert an 800 metre section of Al Furousiya Street from Saturday to enable the construction of a free-flowing, three-level interchange on Al Rayyan Al Jadeed Street.