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Meeting the world's infrastructure requires huge investments

Around the world, fulfilling basic human needs such as access to water, sanitation or electricity means having the infrastructure required to do so.... Apr 22, 2016

Infrastructure | Europe | Turkey

Right on track

New integrated rail system begins to take shape

Qatar Rail

When fully completed by 2030, the new metro network in Doha will link up with five long-distance lines as well as a light-rail system, facilitating... Apr 21, 2016

Infrastructure | Middle East | Qatar

Qatar 2030

Infrastructure and transport developments drive Qatar towards 2030 goal

As well as one the most modern airports, Qatar Airways also operates one of the youngest fleets in the sky

With around £130 billion slated to be spent on infrastructure projects over the next few years, such developments are not only to help prepare... Apr 08, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar

The new Doha port

$7.5 billion Doha port to cement position as global trade and logistics hub

Set for completion by 2020, the new Doha port will propel the shipping sector forward, double GDP, and consolidate the country’s emergence as... Apr 02, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Qatar

Orascom Construction

Orascom Construction: builds on longstanding track record

Orascom Construction’s extensive portfolio of construction projects includes the Cairo Metro, Kuraymat Solar Power Plant, the Grand Egyptian Museum and the New Cairo Wastewater Treatment Plant

The last 12 months have been very exciting for Orascom Construction (OC), Egypt’s leading builder and one of the largest engineering and construction... Mar 29, 2016

Infrastructure | Africa | Egypt

World Exchange Congress 2016: Navigating a volatile financial landscape

This year’s meeting of the World Exchange Congress (WEC) on March 22-23 takes place...

The growth of Kuwait

General contractor a big contributor to development

Al Hamra Tower, Kuwait’s tallest structure at 414 meters, was built by Ahmadiah. Courtesy of Ministry of Information

The growth of Ahmadiah has mirrored the growth of Kuwait. Today the construction company continues its significant contribution and partnership with... Mar 24, 2016

Infrastructure | Real Estate | Middle East | Kuwait

Riyadh Metro

New metro set to transform life in the capital

Alstom is producing the trains for the Riyadh Metro at its plant in Katowice, Poland

Described by officials as the largest public transport system currently under development in the world, the $23 billion Riyadh Metro project is on track... Mar 21, 2016

Infrastructure | Transport | Middle East | Saudi Arabia

Barranquilla, destination for investors

Barranquilla drives diversification efforts through industrial zone and port investments

The city of Barranquilla’s strategic location, talented labor pool, industrial parks and world-class port make it a top destination for investors

Mar 15, 2016

Infrastructure | South America | Colombia

Business and logistics hub

Public-private partnerships key to creation of world-class business and logistics centre

Marios Demetriades, Minister of Transport, Communication and Works

The government is working closely with private firms in the transport and communications sectors to turn well-positioned Cyprus into a competitive business... Mar 15, 2016

Infrastructure | Telecoms & ICT | Europe | Cyprus

The expansion of the Suez Canal

Suez Canal expansion and infrastructure improvements reposition Egypt as regional trade and logistics hub

The Suez Canal expansion will accomodate 97 vessels each day by 2023

Egypt’s vast infrastructure ambitions are most impressively illustrated by the immense Suez Canal expansion that has transformed the vital waterway,... Mar 13, 2016

Infrastructure | Africa | Egypt

The Sea City project

Sea City achieves the impossible

The Sea City project is under the patronage of HH Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah

The pioneering, private sector- led marine megaproject, Sabah Al-Ahmad Sea City, has transformed a vast area of salt marsh into an incredible waterfront... Mar 13, 2016

Infrastructure | Real Estate | Middle East | Kuwait

A new logistic platform

Strategic road and rail links create a new long-haul logistics platform for the region

Augusto da Silva Tomás, Minister of transport

Angolans face tremendous challenges as they work to restore their country’s export capacity and war-devastated infrastructure, but that daunting... Mar 12, 2016

Infrastructure | Africa | Angola

Innovative solutions for scarce resources

Khalid Abunayyan
CEO of Abunayyan Holding

As a 65-year-old diversified family company that has grown in tandem with the Saudi Arabia,... Dec 05, 2016

Roko builds up Rwanda’s skills & skylines

Derek Claassen
Director of Roko Construction Ltd

Regionally renowned for quality and timely construction and its local training and staff... Nov 08, 2016

‘We always try to keep one step ahead’

Mampei Ohmoto
President of Ohmoto Gumi

The construction and civil engineering side of Ohmoto Gumi has been involved in some of... Sep 30, 2016

‘Coherence & efficiency’ define new energy approach

Bruno Kapandji Kalala
Project Director for the ADPI

Efforts in the DRC are redoubling to make the country’s long-delayed vision of building... Sep 20, 2016

Incentives raise investor confidence

James Musoni
Minister of Infrastructure

Rwanda’s Infrastructure Minister James Musoni highlights the country’s prime... Aug 31, 2016

Rwandan connectivity gains a lift up

Jean Paul Nyirubutama
Deputy CEO of RwandAir

National flag carrier RwandAir is enabling the country’s aspiring pilots, engineers... Sep 06, 2016

$1bn partners could turn DR Congo's wealth of potential into reality

Jean Kimbembe Mazunga
General Manager of the National Transport & Ports Company (SCTP)

Mobility in Democratic Republic of Congo is one of the most important challenges for the... Aug 18, 2016

Ferrovie dello Stato launches “iron therapy” with €6.5bn investment

Renato Mazzoncini
CEO of Ferrovie dello Stato

Being the country’s n°1 company in terms of investment, the development plan of... Jul 20, 2016

Transparency, good governance, ICT and infrastructure drawing in FDI

François Kanimba
Minister of Trade and Industry

Rwanda’s big push for regional integration and its investment in infrastructure to... Jul 18, 2016

DRC’s key partner in infrastructure set to become regional reference

Charles Ilunga Mwamba
General Manager of the Congolese Agency for Civil Engineering (ACGT)

The DRC is involved in a vast modernization and reconstruction of its infrastructure, and... Jul 13, 2016

Qatar’s ‘infrastructure rush’ to continue apace in years ahead

Ali Al-Khalifa
CEO of Astad Project Management

Astad Project Management has been involved in the development of the most iconic projects... Jul 13, 2016

Robotics & ICT to shake up construction

Yasunobu Ueno
President of the Asunaro Aoki Construction Co., Ltd.

Construction, civil engineering and real estate contractor with a hi-tech edge, Asunaro... Apr 29, 2016

Infrastructure boom set to continue

Sisay Desta
Founder and General Manager Afro-Tsion Construction Ltd

Ethiopia’s infrastructure has changed beyond all recognition compared with 20 years... Apr 06, 2016

Landmark projects enable contractor to shine

Samuel Tafese
Founder and CEO of Sunshine Investment Group

Demand for real estate and infrastructure is sky high in Ethiopia and is filling the order... Apr 05, 2016

New industrial parks provide the complete package

Sisay Gemechu
CEO of the Industrial Parks Development Corporation with the Rank of State Minister

Destined to become Africa’s number one innovative eco-industrial park developer and... Mar 29, 2016

World’s largest public transit system takes shape

Alwalid Alekrish
Director of Construction Development Projects and Project Director of the Riyadh Metro at the Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA)

A potent symbol of the modernization and economic vitality of Riyadh is rolling out. Part... Mar 19, 2016

New metro set to transform life in the capital

Described by officials as the largest public transport system currently under development... Mar 21, 2016

Nakilat’s strategy supports “strong and solid” marine industry

Abdullah Al Sulaiti
Managing Director, Nakilat

In an exclusive interview with Upper Reach, Abdullah Al Sulaiti, the managing director of ... Mar 17, 2016

New SOE expands infrastructure's horizons

Hailemeskel Tefera
CEO of the Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC)

CEO of the new Ethiopian Construction Works Corporation (ECWC), which resulted from the... Mar 10, 2016

More PPPs to bridge huge infrastructure gap

Fridolin Kasweshi Musoka
Minister of Infrastructure, Public Works & Reconstruction

The DRC government has prioritized the modernization and reconstruction of the country’s... Mar 04, 2016

Vast opportunities in record development aims

Workneh Gebeyehu
Minister of Transport

Ethiopia’s transportation networks and infrastructure is undergoing unprecedented... Feb 17, 2016

Game-changing railway hallmarks the ‘African Renaissance’

Dr Getachew Betru
CEO of the Ethiopian Railways Corporation

The new 800km Addis Ababa-Djibouti railway line is on track to open fully this year and... Jan 26, 2016


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Qatar Petroleum (QP)

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