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.
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.
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.
The MoUs target joint investment projects in agriculture, construction, training and consultancy
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 on nearly 7km on Al Khor Expressway will be diverted from Sunday for approximately 28 months, Ashghal announced on Wednesday.
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.
Construction work on two nuclear power plants in the United States has been halted because of cost overruns, the companies behind them said.