Gulf Times - construction
Ashghal slated to award deals worth QR10bn to local contractors in 5 months

Ashghal slated to award deals worth QR10bn to local contractors in 5 months

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has awarded tender contracts worth QR3bn to local contractors in the last two months and there are plans to award more contracts worth QR7bn before the end of the year...

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

To reach the upper echelons of two male-dominated industries: construction and oil and gas, a Qatari expert in corporate governance said ...

10,000 construction workers to benefit from SC training

10,000 construction workers to benefit from SC training

The training programme is designed to enhance workers’ technical capabilities, improve job performance and increase both safety and productivity.

French police disperse protesters blocking motorway construction

French police disperse protesters blocking motorway construction

Regional authorities gave the green light in August to the plan for the construction of the 24-kilometre stretch of motorway.

Health Minister visits HMC’s Enaya Specialised Care Centre

Health Minister visits HMC’s Enaya Specialised Care Centre

The new facility, which will join HMC’s existing Enaya Specialised Care Centers, is expected to open in late 2019 and will have 67 beds.

Laos dam collapse leaves 19 dead, 3,000 need to be rescued

Laos dam collapse leaves 19 dead, 3,000 need to be rescued

The Vientiane Times said about 19 people have been "found dead", more than 3,000 "require rescue" and about 2,851 have been saved.

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Light rail line in Nigeria's capital opens to passengers

Passengers were permitted this week to ride the first phase of the Abuja light railway system, which connects the international airport with other parts of the city.

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

India's capital battered by dust storms as it awaits rain

The air quality levels in Delhi ranged from "very unhealthy" to "hazardous" on Friday as a steady breeze blew.

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

Agreement signed to build second campus of DPS-MIS

The school's patron Aisha bint Mohamed bin Hammam al-Abdulla and Al Muftah Group managing director Ibrahim al-Muftah signed agreements.

1,958 new companies registered in Qatar in May

1,958 new companies registered in Qatar in May

Contracting companies topped the list of most common activities in May, with 361 commercial records issued in this field.

Al Thumama Stadium honoured for innovative design

Al Thumama Stadium honoured for innovative design

The award was received during a ceremony in Cannes, France, by the stadium’s designer, and chief architect of Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB), Ibrahim Mohamed Jaidah.

Exit ramp at Umm Lekhba Interchange to close for works

Exit ramp at Umm Lekhba Interchange to close for works

The exit slip road is to be opened a week after the closure. This is being done in co-ordination with the General Directorate of Traffic.