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Doha metro gets Nexi support

Doha metro gets Nexi support

The Nippon Export and Investment Insurance (Nexi) has provided export credit insurance for the construction and maintenance of the Doha metro in Qatar by a consortium including four Japanese companies.

Gulf railway to create 80,000 jobs

Gulf railway to create 80,000 jobs

The GCC Railway, which link the six member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council by 2018, is expected to create more than 80,000 direct and indirect jobs, said Abdurrahim Naqi, secretary-general of GCC Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

FIFA set up worker welfare body for 2022 World Cup

FIFA set up worker welfare body for 2022 World Cup

The head of FIFA has urged Qatar to hasten improvements in safety and labour conditions for builders working on the sites for the 2022 World Cup and declared “We will not just sit and wait”

ACTS completes geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys for Doha Metro Project

ACTS completes geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys for Doha Metro Project

Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS), the consulting organisation in the field of construction materials and geotechnical engineering, has revealed that it has completed geotechnical investigations and geophysical surveys on five construction packages of the metro lines being executed in Doha, Qatar.

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

When fully completed by 2030, the new metro network in Doha will link up with five long-distance lines as well as a light-rail system, facilitating not only better transport, but also increasing trade between the region by up to 6 per cent on a yearly basis

Qatar Rail to receive first stage Doha Metro tunnels by November

Qatar Rail to receive first stage Doha Metro tunnels by November

Doha: Qatar Rail will receive all the Doha metro tunnels for the first stage by the end of this November, Al-shraq reported.

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

Qatar inks technology deal for Doha metro

Qatar Rail has granted conditional approval for a systems package needed to construct the planned Doha Metro.

Doha Metro rail line soil testing in final phase

Doha Metro rail line soil testing in final phase

DOHA: The geotechnical engineering works, including the soil testing, of three key lines of Doha Metro entered the final phase. The contract works, which range up to six months in duration, will be completed soon.

Lotte E&C Wins Qatar's Metro Construction project

Lotte E&C Wins Qatar’s Metro Construction project

Lotte Engineering & Construction (E&C) obtained an order for a metro construction project worth US$121.96 million in Doha, Qatar.

Investors in real estate eyeing Doha outskirts

Investors in real estate eyeing Doha outskirts

With project works of Doha Metro rail picking up, real estate investors are increasingly looking to invest in the outskirts of the city, the areas covering an estimated over 100km network.