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For Qatari residents: Do you prefer a summer or winter World Cup 2022?


      1) Tunneling on northern section of Doha Metro’s Red Line completed  Qatar Rail completed tunneling on the northern section of the Red Line after one of the company’s record breaking tunnel boring machines (TBM) achieved t....
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      INTERVIEW WITH SALEM RASHID AL-KUWARI, SENIOR HSE DIRECTOR AT QATARI DIAR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT COMPANY   Claims have recently resurfaced that migrant workers have been mistreated at 2022 World Cup construction sites in Qatar.  ....
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      New Qatar Rail deals to be awarded in mid-2016 Qatar Rail has announced that preparations are underway for signing new contracts for the country's rail network including Doha Metro, Lusail Tram and the long-distance train.   The fir....
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       Vanson Bourne, an independent market research provider specializing in the technology sector has conducted a survey The “Internet of Things and the Smart Home”. A total of 9,000 consumers are interviewed globally, including ....
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      - Arab Engineering Bureau (AEB) awarded the Doha branch of Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES) a contract for the FIFA Fifth Precinct Stadium venue. ACES Doha will carry out the geotechnical investigation at the stadium located in Al T....
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      With Qatar currently holding the record for the highest carbon emissions per capita in the world and while construction is growing at an unprecedented rate in Qatar, changing the entire landscape, authorities in the country are showing great ....
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      Despite the drop in oil prices and its negative impact on almost all oil producing countries, Qatar’s economy remains vibrant and stable compared to most GCC countries and it is still poised to deliver positive growth.    Ac....
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      1) Daimler Trucks launches autonomous technology Germany-based Daimler Trucks has announced its latest development: the Highway Pilot Connect system, which autonomously drives heavy trucks. Last month, the company displayed three WiFi-conn....
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      New studies and reports signal continued evidence of Qatar’s construction growth despite the drop in oil prices, driven by the National Vision (QNV) 2030 – the country’s economic diversification policy – as well as the....
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      Hospitality Qatar, organized by IFP Qatar is the one and only exhibition in the country where industry professionals come to see the latest in food, drink, franchising and HORECA supply and equipment. The first edition of Hospitality Qatar wa....
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      Advanced Conferences and Meetings (ACM) has launched the 3rd Annual FUTURE INTERIORS QATAR conference that will be held on 5-6 September 2016, Doha-Qatar.   Taking part in this key conference will help the participants understand and i....
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      1) The Northern truck route section to open in 2017 H.E. the Minister of Municipality and Environment (MME) Mohamed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi visited the construction site of contract two and contract four of the New Orbital Highway and ....
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Mortar & Bricks

  • News
    1.Qatar Economic Zone over 42 square kilometers Education City is working to build two parts of Qatar Economic Zone which will be spread over 42 km2. The first part of the zone will be located on Do
  • What's new in Qatar
    1) the real estate sector The Government of Qatar recently issued a new legislation to regulate the real estate sector in Qatar mainly the sale of units in projects that are under construction (Off P

Buildings & Real Estate

  • Smooth Lusailing
    Infrastructure works have been nearly completed in Qatar's new city of Lusail and hence its first residents are moving in. More than the $8 billion worth of infrastructure has been laid except for thr
  • Finding a home in Qatar
    "Benchmark International's enterprising move to build homes for Qataris in Al Wa'ab City is opening doors to fill important housing market demands"    Al Wa'ab City, one of the largest privately-ow

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Banking & Finance

  • "Bond"ing with banks
    Home to the world's third largest natural gas reserves, Qatar's economy has enjoyed rapid growth in the past years thanks to rising oil and gas sales, while banking has become one of the fastest growi
  • Banks to provide Qatar's $100 billion construction need
    Banks in Qatar have enough liquidity to provide the capital and finance mega projects worth more than $100 billion in the country up to 2022 and beyond, according to report. The metro alone is going t


  • F-Series Wheel Loaders from CASE: Faster, Fuel Efficient
      Faster acceleration, reduced cycle times, higher travel speeds and increased productivity, yet boasting-up to a 10% reduction in fuel consumption, these are all about advanced CASE F-Series and it
  • Skid steer loaders
    The skid loader is a construction machine with lift arms used to attach a wide variety of labor-saving tools or attachments from earthmoving on a building site to landscaping a park to cleaning stalls

Exhibitions & Events

  • Future Landscape & Public Realm Qatar
    Name: Future Landscape & Public Realm QatarDate: 27 – 28 October, 2014Venue: Intercontinental Hotel – The City, Doha, QatarWebsite: www.futurelandscapeqatar.comDescription: Leading specialized
  • 7th Annual Bridges & Highways Middle East
      Name: 7th Annual Bridges & Highways Middle EastDate: 10-12 November 2014Place: Doha, QatarWebsite: www.bridgesme.com Join 150+ heads of bridges, highways & tunnels at the region's leading

Oil & Gas

  • Stepping on the gas
    Qatar is fourth on the list after the US, Russia, and Iran when it comes to being the largest dry natural gas producer in the world, and the leading liquefied natural gas (LNG) exporter since 2006. Th
  • Qatar's oil & gas industry enhanced
    Qatar is currently working on a number of projects aimed at adding the value of Qatar's energy industry. On upstream, Maersk Oil's development plan for unlocking the further potential of Al Shaheen's


  • Net positive buying fueling domestic growth
    Driven by strong growth in construction, financial services and trade, restaurants and hotels, Qatar's economy has accelerated in the first months of 2014, according to figures released by the Ministr
  • Qatar's shining moments with Kahramaa
    According to engineering firm Drake & Scull report, Qatar has investment plans worth more than $125 billion in the utilities sector mainly for water and power projects. The report indicates that t


  • Making a splash
    Watermaster originally founded by Eng. Khalil Boueiri in 1980 under the corporate name of Electro-Mechanical Consultants and Contractors (EMCC), fulfilled the objective of establishing a private profe
  • Working best under pressure
    CCL Qatar is part of the CCL group of companies, an international specialist in pre-stressed concrete technology. The CCL group was established in 1935 and in line with CCL's commitment to tailor its
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