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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.

Doha Metro completes 100km of tunnelling

Doha Metro completes 100km of tunnelling

oha Metro Project has achieved yet another milestone by completing 100km of tunnelling across the city and 41 percent of the whole project.

Qatar Rail cancels $1.4bn Doha Metro stations deal

Qatar Rail cancels $1.4bn Doha Metro stations deal

Qatar Railways Company has terminated the contract of an international consortium that was building the stations of the Doha Metro project and appointed a new contractor to take its place.

Doha Metro station fit-outs become prime focus

Doha Metro station fit-outs become prime focus

With tunnelling works drawing to a close on Doha Metro, focus has turned to fitting out the stations.

KONE wins major contract for Doha Metro project

KONE wins major contract for Doha Metro project

KONE has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha.

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 Doha Metro geotech investigations

ACTS completes Doha Metro geotech investigations

Once completed, Doha Metro will boast a total length of 240km, and will feature 106 stations. The system is designed to cover the Greater Doha area.

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.

Qatar Rail recently launched its Green Line Workers’ Training Centre Thought to be the first of its kind in the region

Qatar Rail recently launched its Green Line Workers’ Training Centre Thought to be the first of its kind in the region

15,000 Qatar Rail workers are set to benefit from a new training centre recently launched by Qatar Rail as part of its intensive efforts to ensure the highest standards of health and safety on sites.