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Bechtel opens new Saudi Arabia regional headquarters
US contractor Bechtel has opened a new regional headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, reflecting the scale of construction megaprojects underway in the country.
Work on 1km-tall Jeddah Tower construction to restart
Work to build the world’s tallest tower, the 1km-high Jeddah Tower in Saudi Arabia is set to restart, according to reports.
Saudi Arabia to become ‘one of world’s largest’ construction hubs
Country reported to have US$1.25 trillion of infrastructure and real estate projects in the pipeline 
Carbon-negative materials considered for US$63 bn project
Carbon-negative building materials could be used throughout US$63 billion Diriyah project
Video: Saudi Arabia reveals progress on international airport project
Drone footage captures the progress of Red Sea International Airport
Saudi fund signs off on $75m loan to rebuild Saint Lucia hospital
The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed a loan agreement with the Prime Minister of Saint Lucia worth US$75 million for the reconstruction of a hospital.
Hospitality giant to build 250-bed hotel at NEOM’s Oxagon
Hospitality giant IHG is to build a new 250-bed hotel at the Oxagon coastal industrial city in Saudi Arabia’s special economic zone of NEOM.
What is the future for construction in Saudi Arabia?
Saudi Arabia is currently building some of the world’s most audacious infrastructure projects as it seeks to decrease its reliance on the exportation of oil
Keller anticipates major NEOM contract, ahead of ‘record’ first half
Geotechnical specialist contractor Keller is in advanced discussions about taking on a major new contract at NEOM, Saudi Arabia’s new special economic zone.
French engineer to assess sites for up to 20GW of solar energy at Saudi Arabia’s NEOM
French engineering and project management company Assystem has won a deal to conduct a series of pre-development studies for up to 20GW of solar energy plants at Saudi Arabia’s NEOM.
Contractors share EPC contracts for giant $11 billion petrochemical facility construction in Saudi Arabia
A total of seven contractors have won engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts for the $11 billion “Amiral” petrochemical facility expansion in Saudi Arabia.
Saudi fund loans $150m to Guyana for bridge and housing construction projects
The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has signed two development loan agreements worth $150 million with Guyana’s government to fund housing and bridge construction projects.
SNC-Lavalin wins deal to support development of Saudi Arabia’s Historic Jeddah
Project management company SNC-Lavalin has won a deal with the Ministry of Culture in Saudi Arabia to support the development of Historic Jeddah, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Modular firm to manufacture 2,174 apartments for Saudi Arabia’s NEOM
Swedish modular home manufacturer SIBS has secured a deal to deliver 2,174 apartments to NEOM in Saudi Arabia.
Consortium of contractors win $800m deal to build first phase of Port of NEOM
A consortium of contractors has won a contract worth SAR 3 billion (US$800 million) to build the first phase of the Port of NEOM in Saudi Arabia.
Two contractors secure $1.5 billion high-speed rail line to connect NEOM’s The Line
A joint venture between Italian contractor Webuild and its Saudi Arabian counterpart Sajco have won a US$1.5 billion (€1.4 billion) contract to build a high-speed rail line for the NEOM region in Saudi Arabia.
Webuild subsidiary wins Saudi Arabia water treatment plant contracts worth $439 million
Fisia Italimpianti, a subsidiary of the Webuild Group, has won two water treatment plant contracts worth a combined €408 million ($439 million).
Aecom wins NEOM international airport project management role
Infrastructure consulting firm Aecom has won a deal to act as project management consultant for the NEOM International Airport, in Saudi Arabia.
What are the limits to building even taller skyscrapers?
International Construction asks what the limits are to building ever taller skyscrapers.
Fraud probe at Keller Group finds ‘no cash leakage’
An external forensic investigation into financial reporting fraud at UK-based geotechnical engineering company Keller Group has found no evidence of ‘cash leakage’
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