Middle East/Africa

At a glance – Bobcat’s 2024 Demo Days
Published on: 29 May, 2024
See the features of this year’s Bobcat Demo Days
Five of the week’s biggest construction stories
Published on: 24 May, 2024
What news and features have been most popular on Construction Briefing? 
Will the Jeddah Tower ever become the world’s tallest building?
Published on: 24 May, 2024
The Burj Khalifa has enjoyed a long reign as the world’s tallest building
Survey reveals biggest project risks and disputes in construction
Published on: 23 May, 2024
Survey shows a 100% increase in respondents ranking ESG as one of their top three sources of disputes in future
EBRD funds largest road infrastructure project in Armenia
Published on: 22 May, 2024
The funding will enable the Government of Armenia to construct 24 kilometres of a new southern road section
Caterpillar launches energy transition programme
Published on: 21 May, 2024
Programme designed to help customers reduce their site emissions
XCMG releases its first ESG report
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Report reveals how much OEM spent on research and development in 2023 
6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world
Published on: 20 May, 2024
Here are 6 of the biggest museum projects under construction around the world.
McDermott executes its heaviest lift
Published on: 13 May, 2024
See how much the company lifted for this offshore wind power project
XCMG reveals extent of its international sales
Published on: 13 May, 2024
China-based OEM reveals what percentage of its revenue now comes from international markets 
Saudi Arabia building another huge water park in Qiddiya City
Published on: 09 May, 2024
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund has announced the construction of a second major water theme park for Qiddiya City to the south west of Riyadh
3 findings from Bouygues’ first quarter results
Published on: 08 May, 2024
Bouygues releases its 2024 first quarter results
Uzbekistan announces Saudi-funded data centre builds
Published on: 07 May, 2024
Uzbekistan announces the building of a new data centre
Egis buys UK-based construction cost and project management company
Published on: 03 May, 2024
Global architectural, advisory, consulting and construction engineering company Egis has acquired UK-based cost and project management consultancy Thomas & Adamson
Dubai starts construction of world’s largest airport
Published on: 30 April, 2024
Dubai has started construction of a $35 billion airport terminal for Al Maktoum International Airport, which will make it the largest airport in the world.
Saudi Arabia’s Neom secures US$2.7 billion financing to fund megaprojects
Published on: 29 April, 2024
Saudi Arabia’s special economic zone Neom has secured financing worth SAR 10 billion (US$2.7 billion) as it moves ahead with the development of megaprojects like the Line and Trojena.
Plans revealed for ‘world’s tallest’ residential tower
Published on: 29 April, 2024
World’s tallest residental tower scheduled to be completed in 2028 
Sinoboom opens Middle East subsidiary
Published on: 26 April, 2024
Premises provides offices, stock, workshop and after sales service 
Eyes on inventories as Caterpillar announces Q1 results
Published on: 26 April, 2024
Caterpillar announces its first quarter results on 25 April
Looking up: Global high-rise construction trends
Published on: 26 April, 2024
Worries over financing, liquidity in some regions, and meeting sustainability seem to be lessening as the planet’s urban centres keep building into the sky
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