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


        Long before winning the bid for organizing the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar has shown great commitment for sustainable and green building construction. To preserve its natural resources, while exploiting the growth opportunities, Qatar ....
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        1) Qatar remains GCC's fastest-growing economy Qatar is set to remain the “fastest” growing country in the GCC region at 3.5% this year and 3.7% in 2017, according to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and ....
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        The GCC hospitality and leisure-recreation market is poised for growth at a value of approximately $178.8 billion, according to BNC Project Intelligence. There are approximately 1,692 hospitality and leisure recreation projects in the....
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       A hydraulic hammer is a powerful percussion breaker fitted to an excavator for demolishing concrete structures or rocks. It is powered by an auxiliary hydraulic system from the excavator, which is fitted with a foot-operated valve for t....
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      CASE and Hyundai agree to develop new mini-excavators CASE Construction Equipment announces a new exclusive agreement with Hyundai Heavy Industries for the production and development of mini-excavators. Under the agreement, which also in....
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        Addressing the 8th Edition of Hotelier Summit Middle East held in Doha, Meshal Al Shamari, Director of Qatar Green Building Council (QGBC) said that the country will have the highest number of green / carbon-neutral buildings in the M....
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        Qatar remains among the most stable countries in the region. Business optimism (and consumer confidence) in Qatar remains high. Qataris benefit from massive hydrocarbon wealth which is spread generously across the country's population....
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      • South Korea's Daewoo Engineering & Construction has been chosen to build an 8.5-km stretch of the E-Ring multi-lane highway in Qatar in a contract worth $730 million. Daewoo said it had received the letter of award from Public Wo....
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          Qatar is the fastest growing construction market in the Gulf region and, with the Qatar National Vision 2030 in place, massive projects are in the pipeline. They include new roads, a deep-water port, the Doha transportation co....
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          The Barzan Gas Project, which will play a significant role in meeting Qatar's rising domestic gas demand, is nearing completion. This Qatar to Qatar project is a powerful step forward in fueling Qatar's overall industrial and ....
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      1) $200 billion infrastructure projects underway in Qatar  Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashghal) is working on projects worth $200 billion as the country races to boost its infrastructure ahead of the FIFA 2022 World Cup, announced....
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      • KBR, the American engineering, procurement, and construction company has signed a $185 million contract to extend its role as program manager of Qatar's expressway program by three years. KBR is working closely with Qatar's public work....
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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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