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2011-01-24 01:43:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to a high incidence of fires across the MENA region, Civil Defence Authorities are insisting on higher standards of fire safety across the board. The MENA region is currently experiencing a spectacular growth of building development and huge capital investment particularly from international shareholders.

2011-01-20 06:39:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal announced recently the launch of four major road and sewerage projects at a total cost of QR 1.48bn", The Peninsula, 11 January 2011 Qatar's decision to invest US$ 100 billion ahead of the 2022 World Cup has lead to an upsurge of infrastructure projects.

2011-01-16 07:58:00

DUBAI, UAE, January 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Saudi Arabia has adopted sustainability as a fundamental focus in the Kingdom's recent boom in construction projects.

2010-11-24 06:58:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 24, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As construction projects in Saudi Arabia hit over US 500 billion, the demand for experts to execute and deliver these ambitious projects is rising dramatically.

2010-11-04 07:21:00

DUBAI, UAE, November 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Oman Infrastructure Report Q4 2010, published recently by companiesandmarkets.com, Oman's infrastructure sector will remain one of the most active in the region thanks to continued government spending, the economy's relative insulation from the downturn and the focus on reforming its investment climate to attract foreign investors. The same report states that 'the construction industry is valued at US$3.7bn this year and...

2010-10-27 09:17:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Organised by the Saudi Arabian Ministry of Municipalities and Rural Affairs and the International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC), leading figures in global transportation will share their experiences and insights with Saudi Arabian transportation officials at a forum which will be held in January 2011. The Chairman of the European Parliament's Transport and Tourism Committee, Brian Simpson MEP, will share his wealth of expertise in...

2010-10-26 10:44:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 26, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When the largest economy in the Middle East announced its US $400 billion infrastructure investment plans, the perception was that Saudi Arabia would take a slow and steady approach.

2010-10-09 22:59:00

DUBAI, UAE, October 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent survey conducted by the International Quality and Productivity Centre, 44% of the 2,895 Energy sector respondents have chosen retention and employee engagement as the topmost HR challenge in the Oil & Gas sector compared to 19% for recruitment. Continuous intake programs and intensive training have helped the industry address the recruitment challenge well.

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