Emphasising the importance of early co-ordination between Qatar Rail and civil defence authorities

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Within the framework of on-going co-ordination between Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail) and other entities in the country in relation to the ambitious rail project, Qatar Rail conducted a workshop in co-operation with Ministry of Interior and other government entities specialised in the safety field to introduce the details of security and safety standards of Doha Metro, encompassing from the initial design phase to the operation phase. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mannai hed brings first 300-ton grove crane to Qatar Ascon-x-ion deal reflects infrastructure boom

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Mannai HED, the Heavy Equipment Division of Mannai Trading Co., has sold Qatar’s first 300-tonne Grove all-terrain crane to ConXion,  Qatar-based logistics and heavy equipment specialists. The deal underlines Mannai HED’s commitment to work with its partners to provide the specialized heavy equipment needed to enable Qatar to achieve its plans for infrastructure and real estate development, supporting the Qatar National Vision 2030 and in preparation for hosting the World Cup in 2022. Read the rest of this entry »

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Alshaya trading company’s heavy equipment forays into the Qatar market, expanding middle east presence

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Heavy Equipment, a division of the Alshaya Trading Company, recently announced its third foray into the Qatari market as it continues its strategy to increase regional presence in the Middle East. Heavy Equipment is a division established since 1974, and is a leading provider in the sale and servicing of light to heavy equipment and construction machinery in Kuwait, and now Qatar. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatalum takes delivery of pierce fire engine at handover ceremony at Mesaeid

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatalum has taken delivery of its first Pierce fire truck at a handover ceremony at Al Dana QAPCO Club Mesaieed, on 5th January, with representatives from Qatar Petroleum, MIC, IECO/Pierce and Qatalum senior management in attendance. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatalum celebrates national sports day with range of activities for employees participates in celebration events of the department of industrial cities QP

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatalum marked the occasion of Qatar’s National Sports Day, with a celebration that saw the participation of the employees across all of the company’s departments, in addition to its participation in the celebration events of the Department of Industrial Cities Qatar Petroleum in Mesaieed Industrial City. The celebrations were held in line with the national initiative launched by His Highness Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad AL Thani to support the exercise of sport activities among citizens and residents on Tuesday of the second week of February every year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatar aviation sector celebrates national sport day

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatar Airways, Doha International Airport, Qatar Civil Aviation Authority, Qatar Aeronautical College, and Gulf Helicopters joined forces to celebrate National Sport Day with a special event for the local community. Read the rest of this entry »

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Qitcom 2014 launches to capitalize on Qatar’s ICT revolution

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Qatar’s largest ICT event QITCOM returns on 26th May 2014 at Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), focusing on innovation and entrepreneurship and showing how global ICT developments can help drive Qatar’s economic diversification towards a knowledge-based economy, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030. Read the rest of this entry »

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Drake & Scull International wins engineering contract for the mall of Qatar project

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Drake & Scull Qatar (DSI Qatar), a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), has won  a mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) contract for an approximate value of QAR 400 million for the upcoming Mall of Qatar in the Al Rayyan district of Qatar. The win is the latest in a series of multi-million commercial and residential deals signed by the company in 2013. UrbanCon Trading and Development are the main contractors on this commercial development. Read the rest of this entry »

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Green campaign launched to support Qatar’s 2030 national vision

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Last January, a three-month environmental campaign has been launched at the Doha College, a leading British school in Qatar, in collaboration with award-winning environmental solutions provider averda and luxury lifestyle hotel W Doha Hotel & Residences. The project has been launched to raise awareness of the importance of recycling by engaging both students and parents in a number of competitions to recycle plastic bottles and cans using averda’s reverse vending machines. Read the rest of this entry »

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Buhair housing project on the right track

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Minister of Housing Bassim bin Yaqoob Al-Hamar visited the site of the Buhair Housing Project as part of Ministry’s efforts to assure work progress. Read the rest of this entry »

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New fleet to be used in Badra oilfield project in Iraq

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Bristol Vehicles Manufacturing Division (Bristol VMD), a subsidiary of the Concorde – Corodex Group and M.H. Al Mana Group of Companies (CCG), has revealed the roll out of seven new fire-fighting and emergency response vehicles as a result of a recent multimillion  contract agreement with Gazprom Neft Badra BV, a subsidiary of Russia’s fourth largest oil company Gazprom Neft. The new fleet of vehicles will be used in Gazprom Neft Badra BV’s Badra oilfield project in Iraq. Read the rest of this entry »

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Arabtec construction selected for aed5.7 billion contract for themed entertainment resort in Aqaba

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Arabtec Holding PJSC, a leading engineering and construction Group specialising in complex projects in the Middle East and North Africa region, announced today that its subsidiary, Arabtec Construction, has been selected to execute an AED5.7 billion (USD1.55 billion) contract for construction of the Red Sea Astrarium (the Astrarium), a themed entertainment resort in Aqaba, Jordan. Read the rest of this entry »

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Work to begin on Oman’s $1 billion International Medical City Project

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Work on the first phase of the $1 billion International Medical City (IMC) project in Salalah, Oman is expected to commence in the coming months.

According to the Saudi-based Apex Medical Group, which is overseeing the project, significant progress has been made in preparing the groundwork, allowing to start phase one of the project. Read the rest of this entry »

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Schönhuber Franchi’s total look

March 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Amongst its clients are many of the most celebrated National and International hotel business’: large chains such as Accor, Best Western, Hilton, Nh Hoteles, Starwood, prestigious group hotels like The Leading Hotels of the World, Relais&Chateaux, Small Luxury Hotels, Preferred Hotels & Resorts, and national leaders such as Starhotels, Sina Hotels, Eleganzia Hotels&Resorts, Hotel Philosophy have been conquered by the unique philosophy of Schoenhuber Franchi. Read the rest of this entry »