Middle East news
Client Qatar Rail has awarded the first major construction contracts for the Doha Metro project, NCE’s sister magazine MEED has reported.
Indian contractor Larsen and Toubro has awarded consultant Mott Macdonald a design contract for six stations on the Indian Hyderabad metro development.
Construction of the Deurganckdoksluis, a massive lock in the Port of Antwerp, is civil engineering on a grand scale. It is impossible to stand beside the lock’s massive, 28m tall concrete walls without being blown away by the scale of it.
Infrastructure in 2013: International
Widespread city growth in the developing world is a challenge for the infrastructure builders, but an opportunity too for integrated development.
While first world economies continue to agonise how about getting growth into the economy and overcoming the debt crisis, international aid charity Care will be helping the much more vulnerable population struggling to get life’s basic necessities.