Gulf Times - Infrastructure
Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily

Call for EU veto as Germany eyes Italy's China deal warily

Italy's participation in China's giant ‘Silk Road’ infrastructure project sparked an outcry in Germany on Sunday, including a call for the European Union to block such deals with a veto.

Ashghal allots QR18.8bn for new roads, infra projects

Ashghal allots QR18.8bn for new roads, infra projects

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has earmarked QR18.8bn for 55 new roads and infrastructure projects in new and existing subdivisions for 2019, it was announced at a seminar held in Doha Wednesday.

Woqod net profit jumps 20% to QR1.16bn in 2018

Woqod net profit jumps 20% to QR1.16bn in 2018

Woqod has posted a net profit of QR1.16bn in 2018, up 20% on QR964mn in the year before.

Vodafone Qatar signs agreement to provide mobile coverage in Manateq

Vodafone Qatar signs agreement to provide mobile coverage in Manateq

Vodafone Qatar announced today that it has signed a landmark agreement to begin deploying its world-class mobile coverage infrastructure and network across all Manateq projects.

UDC awards Parsons contract for Floresta Gardens masterplan, infrastructure design

UDC awards Parsons contract for Floresta Gardens masterplan, infrastructure design

United Development Company (UDC) has selected Parsons to provide master planning and infrastructure consultancy services for the development of Floresta Gardens ...

Qatari Diar announces completion of infrastructure of Citi Tower project in Malaysia

Qatari Diar announces completion of infrastructure of Citi Tower project in Malaysia

Qatari Diar Real Estate Company announced the completion of the infrastructure and parking phase of the Citi Tower project in the heart of Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur.

FIFA 2022 will help drive real change in region: al-Thawadi

FIFA 2022 will help drive real change in region: al-Thawadi

Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacys (SC) Secretary General Hassan al-Thawadi on Thursday said the first FIFA World Cup 2022 to be held in the Arab world ...

QR20bn eyed for infra projects in Doha, says MME minister

QR20bn eyed for infra projects in Doha, says MME minister

The government is expected to allocate around QR20bn worth of funds to “rebuild” select areas in and around Doha City as part of the second phase of massive infrastructure works ...

China's subway expansion could help its steel sector

China's subway expansion could help its steel sector

A push to expand subway networks along with a drive to boost infrastructure investment are helping brighten the outlook for China's steel sector.

Qatar expands economic zones to encourage SMEs

Qatar expands economic zones to encourage SMEs

HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said the expansion would be completed in the first quarter of 2019.

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

Qatar’s GDP may exceed QR773bn by 2022: report

GDP per capita in dollar terms will be $62,493 this year and $75,032 in 2022, according to FocusEconomics.

Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

Two dead, 241 injured in 6.0 quake in western Iran

The shallow quake hit 26 kilometres southwest of the city of Javanrud in Kermanshah province, the US Geological Survey said, near the site of a powerful quake last year that killed hundreds.