Saudi Focus

Salini Impregilo, an Italian specialist in the construction and civil engineering business, said it has completed the tunnel excavation work along Line Three of the Riyadh Metro. Also known as the Orange Line, it is the longest line of the massive project commissioned by the ArRiyadh Development Authority (ADA) running more than 40 km long.

The Saudi government has awarded a $30-million contract to Hyundai Elevator for the installation of its escalators in Security Forces Medical City, a large-scale medical complex under development in Riyadh.

Schiattarella Associati, a leading Italian architectural firm, has won a project to oversee a major renovation of King Fahd International Stadium in Riyadh, commissioned by the General Sport Authority (GSA). The scope of work includes renovating most parts of the stadium to help accommodate almost 50,000 spectators.

Saudi-based Annan Real Estate is set to build a 35-storey office tower in the heart of the capital Riyadh, which will boast an innovative design, sufficient parking, high-speed elevators and concierge services.

The Saudi government has launched SR1.15 billion ($306 million) development projects in Makkah region including a scheme for beautification of entrances to the city, a new rainwater drainage network and construction of a cultural centre, said a report.

Emerson Automation Solutions, a global technology and engineering company, has opened a new manufacturing facility in Dammam to expand its local manufacturing, project execution and service capabilities.

KAEC to hand over plots King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) will start handing over the single family residential plots in Phase Three of the Al Talah Gardens district following completion of the infrastructure work at the development. Al Talah Gardens is being developed in five phases.