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Construction sector looks up as Qatar sees building permits rise in July

Construction sector looks up as Qatar sees building permits rise in July

Qatar's construction sector rebounded with a strong growth in July this year, as reflected by robust expansion in the new building permits issued ...

Construction of Qatar’s first cable-stayed bridge begins

Construction of Qatar’s first cable-stayed bridge begins

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) has started the construction of Qatar’s first Cable-Stayed Bridge and the conversion of Haloul Roundabout into a two-level interchange as part of Sabah Al-Ahmad Corridor project.

China begins construction of 2.24-GW hydropower station

China begins construction of 2.24-GW hydropower station

China has begun construction of the main structure of the 2.24-GW hydropower station on the Jinsha River, the upper section of the Yangtze River.

PM inaugurates key link road

PM inaugurates key link road

The inauguration of ‘Al Majd Road’ on Thursday, which is part of four new roads spanning 195km, highlights a major milestone in the country’s ambitious infrastructure development programme ...

Plans to construct 45 new public schools unveiled

Plans to construct 45 new public schools unveiled

Qatar on Monday unveiled plans to construct 45 new public schools at an estimated capital cost of about QR4bn over the next five years through public-private partnership (PPP), the first of its kind in the social infrastructure in the country.

Ashghal to open new highways on Tuesday

Ashghal to open new highways on Tuesday

The Public Works Authority (Ashghal) on Sunday announced that it will open sections of Al Wakra Main Road and a strategic link road between Doha Expressway ...

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.