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Altrad results show resilience despite Covid-19
Published on: 18 December, 2020
Altrad’s full year results for year ended 31 August 2020 “better than expected” despite a second half decline
Distributor agreement between Robit and BIA
Published on: 15 December, 2020
West and Central Africa distributor agreement signed between two companies 
Kiverco wins recycling plant contract
Published on: 07 December, 2020
New construction waste recycling plant forms part of Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea tourism development project
World’s largest battery storage facility
Published on: 18 November, 2020
Creation of world’s largest battery storage facility to enable Red Sea tourism project to be powered by renewable energy
Online exclusive: Interview with Chairman of Qatar-based contractor
Published on: 17 November, 2020
Moutaz Al-Khayyat, Chairman of UrbaCon Trading and Contracting, talks about the impact of Covid-19 on Qatar and the country’s future projects
Briggs & Stratton’s sales and marketing refocus
Published on: 16 November, 2020
Engine maker shuffles EMEA team as it aims to drive post-Covid growth
Africa PPP infrastructure show goes online
Published on: 13 November, 2020
Show to go virtual for the first time due to the impact of Covid-19
US$1.3 billion contract for Qatar residential projects
Published on: 11 November, 2020
Despite problems caused by Covid-19, large-scale project gets the green light
Mace completes iconic One Za’abeel lift
Published on: 05 November, 2020
Construction company lifts final section of cantilevered building into place in Dubai, UAE
Middle East: A perfect storm of headwinds
Published on: 22 October, 2020
Covid-19, a weak oil market, and contracting non-oil sectors threaten construction’s growth
Dubai's new building codes
Published on: 19 October, 2020
A new Dubai Building Code has been approved which aims to boost the Middle East’s flagging construction sector
Arabtec files for liquidation
Published on: 08 October, 2020
Arabtec, one of the Middle East’s largest contractors, has suffered losses of over US200 million in the first half of the year 
New Bobcat backhoe for MEA, Russia and CIS
Published on: 30 September, 2020
New R-Series B730 backhoe loader intended to help Bobcat gain market share in region
UAE construction giants consider merger
Published on: 25 August, 2020
Two of Abu Dhabi’s largest contractors are reported to be considering a merger
Consortium to win Larnaca port project
Published on: 05 August, 2020
Cypriot government gives nod to long-awaited €1.2 billion port and marina development
Eastmed gas pipeline construction gets nod
Published on: 21 July, 2020
Israel approves €6 billion project to deliver natural gas to Europe by 2025
Qatar’s new 200m high towers
Published on: 01 July, 2020
Towers scheduled for completion in May 2021 in time for FIFA World Cup
Another tower crane lift record by Marr’s
Published on: 29 June, 2020
Tower crane lift record by Marr Contracting International on the 1915 Çanakkale Bridge construction project in Turkey
Construction output continues contraction in MENA region
Published on: 22 June, 2020
Worldwide pandemic and tumultuous oil prices deal deadly blow to tourism economies
Regional Report: North Africa fights battles on many fronts
Published on: 05 June, 2020
Covid-19, dropping oil prices, plus poverty and political unrest threaten the region
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