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When most of us think of convention centers, we think of big empty spaces that are certainly not very environmentally friendly. That’s not the case for the next generation of centers — case in point, the very cool looking Qatar National Convention Center. The striking 177,000 square meter structure is seeking a LEED Gold Rating, […]

Building boom continues in Qatar

At the consumption growth rate of 24.34 percent in 2007-2008 demand for cement and other building materials in Qatar is still running at record levels, Malcolm Shelbourne, Chief Executive of Intercem told an international cement conference and exhibition here yesterday. He said the global cement industry has taken the brunt of the global financial crisis […]