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Tanzanian youths may secure several job opportunities in Qatar as part of the Arabic country’s preparations for the 2022 World Cup tournament. The good news was revealed yesterday by the minister for Labour and Employment, Ms Gaudencia Kabaka. She was briefing the press on her trip to Geneva where she attended the 100th annual general [...]

Lusail Real Estate Development Co., the state-owned Qatari company building a new city in time for the 2022 soccer World Cup, plans to award about $3 billion worth of contracts for roads and infrastructure over the next year. “Our strategy is to go for an open bid,” Chief Executive Officer Essa Mohammed Ali Kaldari said [...]

In preparation for the World Cup 2022 , Qatar plans to more than double the number of hotel rooms, build nine stadiums and refurbish three others, in addition to constructing a rail and metro network. Qatar plans to spend $4 billion on a stadium construction and refurbishment programme. The rail and metro networks are expected [...]

Museum will be built next to the existing Qatar National Museum Qatar Petroleum (QP) is expected to issue tender documents for the contract to build the new Qatar National Museum by the end of November. Contractors have already been prequalified for the project to develop the museum adjacent to the existing museum, parts of which [...]

Construction of Facility D to be completed by 2015 Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (Kahramaa) plans to launch the tender for developers to build an independent water and power project (IWPP) known as Facility D in 2011. Facility D will be a gas-fired plant with a capacity of 2,000MW of power and 60 million [...]

The drop in construction costs prompted by the economic crisis is serving as an impetus for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries to press ahead with infrastructure schemes. According to a report published in the latest issue of the Middle East Business Intelligence magazine, there are road projects worth as much as $38.6bn planned or [...]

The pace and scale of coastal construction in the GCC has been rapid in the past five years and despite the recent economic slowdown, there are still significant areas of growth with mega projects in construction and new tenders being announced. Marine & Coastal Engineering Middle East will bring together key stakeholders from a diverse [...]

The Qatari government and state-owned companies plan to spend as much as $100 billion on infrastructure projects within the next four years, Finance Minister Yousef Hussain Kamal said today. “The main projects are roads, sewage treatment, water treatment, and infrastructure like ports and airports,” he told reporters in Istanbul at a Turkish-Arab economic conference

The 40km causway linking gas exporter Qatar to the island kingdom of Bahrain was set to play a key role in improving infrastructure connections between members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), but has been beset by problems. “The project has seen many, many problems (and there were) also the political tensions,” a source close [...]

Qatar opens on Tuesday an ethylene plant at with an annual production capacity of 1.3 million tonnes in the northern city of Ras Laffan. “The total cost of the project has reached 1.37 billion dollars (1.05 billion euros),” Energy Minister Abdullah bin Hamad al-Attiya told reporters during the inauguration ceremony. Ras Laffan Olefins Company Limited [...]