MECO fosters a better office environment in the Middle East

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The MECO Middle East Best Practice Guide establishes guidelines for the construction and organization of office spaces Read the rest of this entry »

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Community green campaign supports Qatar’s 2030 national vision averda,

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Doha College & W Doha Hotel & Residences lead successful environmental responsibility campaign

On Sunday, luxury lifestyle hotel, W Doha Hotel & Residences visited Doha College to present competition winner, Jacob Dean, with a voucher that entitles the fourth year student to an all inclusive weekend stay at the hotel with his family. Jacob had participated in a competition held amongst fellow students to recycle as many plastic bottles and cans in the space of three-months. In total, Jacob recycled 11,490 bottles and cans with the help of his friends and family. Read the rest of this entry »

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Altaaqa Global Opens East Africa Office

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The new Nairobi office will serve as a hub for Altaaqa Global’s sales and operations in the East Africa region

Dubai-based Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power solutions, has recently opened a branch in Nairobi, Kenya to serve the East Africa territory. The office will cater to several countries, including Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Somalia, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti and Eritrea. Read the rest of this entry »

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Silatech, Bedaya, Maersk Oil Host Second Career Development Forum Two-day event focuses on unlocking human potential in Qatar.

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Human resource professionals from throughout Qatar’s public and private sectors gathered in Doha for the second annual Qatar Career Development Forum, held on April 16-17. Co-organized by Silatech and the Bedaya Center for Entrepreneurship and Career Development, and sponsored by Maersk Oil, the event was attended by over 100 HR professionals from companies and organisations in Qatar. The Forum featured two days of engaging seminars, workshops and one-to-one sessions designed to address issues, challenges and opportunities relating to young people in the workplace. Focused around attracting, developing and retaining employees from the early stages of their careers, the theme of this year’s Forum was “Help Them to Grow.” Read the rest of this entry »

Projects market boom lifts business in high-growth Middle East construction markets

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

With more than $40bn worth of new contracts awarded in the six-nation GCC alone in the first quarter, the projects markets of the Middle East are set to enjoy record-breaking year in 2014.

So far, among the high profile projects that have been awarded include the $12bn Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s Clean Fuels Project; Qatar’s Ashgal has so far awarded over $3bn worth of projects for the Expressway and LRDP schemes; Abu Dhabi’s Musanada has awarded over $1bn worth of contracts for the Mafraq-Ghuweifat Road Development project; Qrail has awarded $700mn worth of contract for the Elevated Section of the Doha Metro’s Red Line South project; and Al Reem Island in the UAE has awarded the main contract with a value of $705mn. Read the rest of this entry »

Oxford Business Group launches tenth-anniversary report on Qatar

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

New report finds major projects are gaining pace as long-term development takes shape

A new, tenth-anniversary report just produced by the global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) shines the spotlight on Qatar’s multi-billion-dollar infrastructure projects which are leading the country’s diversification efforts. Read the rest of this entry »

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Cityscape Qatar 2014 set to focus international spotlight on real estate and construction boom in Qatar

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Real estate industry looks to Qatar for opportunities

With Qatar’s World Cup related development coming increasingly under the international spotlight with record projections for 2014, Cityscape Qatar will open its doors from 2- 4 June at the Qatar National Convention Centre to a ground breaking number of international and local investors and developers Read the rest of this entry »

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Qatari culture, heritage and identity crucial to Qatar’s development

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

HE Dr Hamad bin Abdulaziz al Kuwari – Minister of Culture, Arts and Heritage – delivers guest lecture at conclusion of Travelling Through Arts and Times exhibition, a collaboration between Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim Al Thani Museum and Carnegie Mellon University Qatar Read the rest of this entry »

Cityscape Qatar 2014 set to focus international spotlight on real estate and construction boom in Qatar

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Real estate industry looks to Qatar for opportunities

With Qatar’s World Cup related development coming increasingly under the international spotlight with record projections for 2014, Cityscape Qatar will open its doors from 2- 4  June at the Qatar National Convention Centre to a ground breaking number of international and local investors and developers. Read the rest of this entry »

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al khaliji launches Premium Banking in the UAE

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Al Khaliji France S.A., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Al Khalij Commercial Bank (al khaliji) Q.S.C. has launched our award winning Premium Banking service to Premium customers in the UAE.al khaliji France’s Premium Banking is a service-led proposition which, alongside competitive loans, accounts and cards, delivers an experience befitting that of a Premium Banking customer. Read the rest of this entry »

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Project Qatar 2014 to attract 24 international pavilions with 47 countries in participation

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

International pavilions show their support for Project Qatar 2014 with three brand new pavilions added

Project Qatar, the 11th International Construction Technology & Building Materials Exhibition, is proud to welcome 24 international pavilions at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC), on May 12th – May 15th 2014.  The countries featuring international pavilions include: Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Kuwait, Malaysia, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Turkey, the UAE and the United Kingdom. Read the rest of this entry »

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Grand Hyatt Doha partners with SASOL in “definitely able” CSR Intiative

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

On Friday evening, 4 April, the Katara Opera house was buzzing with Doha’s culture connoisseurs dressed to the nines to watch the British Paraorchestra in concert with the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra.  “Definitely able” a CSR initiative by Sasol, and this year Grand Hyatt Doha proudly partnered in bringing the “Souls in Harmony” concert to life in Qatar. 

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Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development Ordinary General Assembly Meeting

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

The Board of Directors of Mazaya Qatar Real Estate Development is pleased to invite you to attend its Ordinary General Assembly Meeting, which will take place at 4:00pm on Tuesday the 22nd of April 2014 at Four Seasons Hotel – Doha.

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Veolia to participate at Arab Future Cities summit in Qatar

April 2014 in Local News by Publisher

Veolia Environnement, the world leader in environmental services, has announced its participation in the 3rd Arab Future Cities Summit in Doha, Qatar, which will take will take place on 7th to 8th April 2014 under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Abdul Rahman Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Minister for Municipality and Urban Planning. Read the rest of this entry »