Monday , 10 December 2018

Infrastructure

Interview: Egypt’s PPP unit seeks bidders for schools, housing and infrastructure projects

Requests for proposals for projects covering up to 200 new schools and eight dry ports to be issued in the first quarter of 2019 Egypt’s government plans to issue tenders for the second phase of a government programme to develop 200 schools under a public-private partnership (PPP) framework in the first quarter of 2019. Requests for proposals for private sector …

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China’s Xi pledges $20bln in loans to revive Middle East

The loans will fund a plan of “economic reconstruction” and “industrial revival” that would include cooperation on oil and gas, nuclear and clean energy, Xi said Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday pledged a package of $20 billion inloans and $1.6 billion in financial aid to countries in the Middle East, as part of what he called an “oil and …

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Saudi Arabia plans up to $11 bln investments in water sector in 2018

The largest desalinated water investment will be in Jubail 3 Image used for illustrative purpose. A worker stands at a desalination plant, 35 lm south of Riyadh, May 4, 2011. By Nada Al Rifai, ZAWYA Saudi Arabia is attracting investments worth $11 billion into large-scale water projects across several regions of the kingdom, primarily in water desalination, a Saudi official …

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Delivering world-class public transport systems in the Middle East

How is the Middle East progressing with regard to public transport systems? Ahmed El-Essnawi, Highways and Transport Infrastructure Leader for the Middle East and North Africa, is responsible for delivering world-class services relating to highways and transport infrastructure to Aurecon’s clients in the Middle East and North Africa (http://www.aurecongroup.com), especially in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the …

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Saudi Arabia: Middle East Rail to Undergo Major Alteration

Post success of the 3rd Annual Middle East Rail Opportunities in Qatar in 2012, the 4th Annual Middle East Rail Opportunities, taking into account the major remodelling of the raiways in Saudi Arabia, will be held in Riyadh on 6 -7 May 2013. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing a major metamorphosis. It is expected and is expected …

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East Africa’s premier power and water conference highlights opportunities in Tanzania’s utility sector

The East African Power Industry Convention (EAPIC) and co-located Water Utilities East Africa, has highlighted opportunities within the Tanzanian power and water sectors to the more than 300 delegates and exhibitors who are attending the event. During his keynote address this morning, Minister for Water, Honourable Professor Jumanne Maghembe, Minister for Water, highlighted the plans which the government has for …

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Qatar Public Works Authority and IQPC launch the ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar

Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal, in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior and the National Traffic Safety Committee, have partnered with IQPC in order to deliver an international conference dedicated to discussing developments in Intelligent Transport Systems and best practice road safety initiatives. The ITS and Road Safety Forum Qatar will take place from 2 – 4 October 2012 at …

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RTA Human Resources holds charitable activities in Ramadan

Roads & Transport Authority – Manal Khalid: The Human Resources Dep’t, Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) has carried out a number of educative & religious campaigns during the holy month of Ramadan in the context of community-oriented initiatives run by the Dep’t to mark the advent of this prominent occasion. Kawther Kazim, Director of RTA Human Resources, spoke about the …

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Middle East IT Managers Need a New Campus Network Approach to Prevent Business and IT Collision

A modern corporate campus network is crucial for unified Communications, cloud computing and virtualization to be a success. However due to shrinking IT budgets, CIOs and IT managers in the Middle East are finding it difficult to balance the cost/ value proposition of campus network solutions and need to look for innovative solutions. The Campus network is the entry point …

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Recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures

International Organization of Securities Commissions CPSS-IOSCO issue consultative report on the recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures The Committee on Payment and Settlement Systems (CPSS) and the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) have today published for public comment a consultative report on the Recovery and resolution of financial market infrastructures. Financial market infrastructures (FMIs) play an essential role …

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