• Saudi Arabia ranks second in road connectivity index

    30th GLOBALLY IN QUALITY INDEX
    Saudi Arabia, with a 68,000-km road network, has been ranked second on the Road Connectivity Index in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report 2018. Also, the kingdom is positioned 30th worldwide on the Road Quality Index.

  • Over 500 top construction firms at Saudi Build expo


    More than 500 leading construction and building material companies from across tthe globe will be showcasing their products and technologies in front of 18,000 visitors at the upcoming Saudi Build exhibition in Riyadh.

  • Gulf Industry Fair puts spotlight on 4.0 industrial revolution


    The Gulf Industry Fair 2019, a major event being held in Bahrain, will focus on the 4.0 industrial revolution and its relevance to the GCC economic diversification, said its event organisers, Hilal Conferences and Exhibition (HCE).

  • Dar Al Arkan seeks accreditation for Saudi projects


    Saudi developer Dar Al Arkan said it has sought accreditation for three major development projects in Shams Ar Riyadh totaling over 1.94 million sq m from the developers services unit at the Ministry of Housing.

  • Metito to showcase pioneering water tech at Dubai show


    Metito, a global provider of intelligent water management solutions, is set to display real-time demonstrations of water technologies, at this year’s Dubai Solar Show which opens next week.

  • Jotun boosts presence in Middle East market


    Jotun, a leading global supplier of paints and coatings, has announced plans to provide its products and services to 12 of the top 20 tallest buildings within the Middle East over the next two years.

  • Dubai 'offers highest potential price growth on residential property'


    Competitive price of premium residential real estate in Dubai is underpinned by the huge potential for growth by the city - which means stronger appreciation and return on investment - as it continues to record sustained growth led by its firm economic fu

  • Dewa awards main water pipeline project


    Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded a contract to supply, extend and commission 19.5 km of main water pipes linking different areas of the emirate such as Emirates Road, Al Maktoum International Airport and Jebel Ali.

  • Cortec wins key Dubai lab certification


    Cortec, a global leader in corrosion protection technology, has received certification from the Dubai Central Laboratory Department (DCLD) to manufacture and supply MCI admixtures known as migrating corrosion inhibitors for concrete.

  • Qatar UDC net profit down 13.7pc in Q3


    United Development Company (UDC), a leading property developer in Qatar, has registered a net profit of QR416 million ($113 million) for the first nine months, down 13.7 per cent compared to QR482 million ($131 million) last year.

  • FCC consortium wins extension to Riyadh Metro contract


    The Fast Consortium, led by Spanish builder FCC, said it has been tasked with building a 1.5-km-long extension and adding two more new stations to Line 4 of the Riyadh Metro Project.

  • Square Yards 'key player in UAE real estate market'


    Global real estate aggregator, Square Yards, said it has emerged as one of the largest proptech players in the UAE with its gross transactional value (GTV) crossing over the Dh2-billion ($544 million) mark in the emirates.

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Saudi Arabia ranks second in road connectivity index

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