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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.

Singapore suspends works after viaduct collapse kills worker

Singapore suspends works after viaduct collapse kills worker

Singapore temporarily suspended all road and rail construction on Friday to carry out safety checks after a viaduct under construction collapsed, killing a worker from China and injuring 10 of his colleagues.

Qatar construction sector weathers blockade by streamlining operations

Qatar construction sector weathers blockade by streamlining operations

The economic blockade imposed by Gulf neighbours appears to have helped Qatar’s mammoth construction sector in streamlining operations and enhancing efficiency by way of lower inventory costs ...

Fire hits Russian World Cup construction site in Volgograd

Fire hits Russian World Cup construction site in Volgograd

A fire broke out on Wednesday at the soccer World Cup venue under construction in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, authorities said, attributing its cause to neglected safety regulations.