Riyadh Metro naming rights auction raises $278m

Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) has announced that it has raised over SR1 billion ($278 million) from its station naming rights auction for the Riyadh...

SAPTCO inks SAR 8 bln contract to operate Riyadh Metro

Saudi Public Transport Co. (SAPTCO) on Nov. 11 signed a contract with Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) to operate and maintain Riyadh Metro’s first and second...

Riyadh Metro airport extension contract awarded

Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA) awarded Fast Consortium the contract on the extension of Riyadh Metro Line 4 to King Khalid International Airport (KKIA). The extension...

The Middle East’s top 10 contract wins of September 2018

10. DWTC hands $13m Expo Village contract Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC) awarded fit-out and joinery firm Abanos a $13.4m (AED49.2m) contract to supply and install non-fire-rated and fire-rated doors, kitchen cabinets, and wardrobes...

Construction Week In Focus | S02E20: Riyadh Metro in 2018

How has construction progressed on Saudi Arabia's Riyadh Metro, and when is the project due for completion? Construction Week explains here. The $23-billion Riyadh Metro...

Saudi construction has grown with Haramain Rail and Riyadh Metro

The past three months have been an exciting period for construction companies in Saudi Arabia. The 450km Haramain High-Speed Rail has been inaugurated by Custodian...

Makkah to Medina in 90 minutes: Saudi king launches new Haramain...

The Saudi king inaugurated a high-speed rail line connecting the holy cities of Makkah and Medina on Tuesday. King Salman bin Abdulaziz declared, in a...

Second O&M contract awarded for Saudi’s $23bn Riyadh Metro

An operations and maintenance (O&M) contract has been awarded for Lines 3-6 of Saudi Arabia’s $23bn (SAR86.3bn) Riyadh Metro to the Flow Consortium, comprising Alstom, Ansaldo, and Ferrovie...

Riyadh emir says metro project nearing completion

About 75 percent of the Riyadh metro project has been completed, Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar said after chairing the Arriyadh Development Authority...

A soft opening of the six-line, $35 billion Riyadh Metro project...

A consortium of European construction and transport firms has landed a deal to operate and maintain four of the six lines on Riyadh's new metro system. The...

FLOW Consortium wins the Operation and Maintenance Contract for lines 3,...

18 September 2018 – Alstom, as a Member of FLOW Consortium with Ansaldo STS and Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane, has received a Letter of Award (LoA)...

KSA in line for multibillion-dollar infrastructure dividend

LONDON: Saudi Arabia stands to collect an “infrastructure dividend” worth billions as it pushes ahead with its diversification drive, powered by a localization program...

Saudi Readymix Supplies 1,000,000 m3 to Riyadh Metro Project

Saudi Readymix has successfully supplied almost one million cubic meters of ready-mixed concrete to Lines 1 & 2 of the Riyadh Metro project. Concrete was...

Bahrain to launch international bid for metro project

Bahrain plans to issue an international tender for its first metro project in the fourth quarter of 2019, seeking private partners to finance a scheme that...

Emirates to add a fourth daily flight to Riyadh

Emirates will boost its services to Riyadh with the addition of a fourth daily flight to the Saudi capital from 1 September 2018. The...

Riyadh Metro to drive real estate demand across Saudi Arabian capital

The launch of the Riyadh Metro, a $22.5bn transport project scheduled to be operational in 2019, is likely to create new property hotspots in...

Despite converging millions, sense of calm prevails in Riyadh on Hajj...

A sense of calm prevailed at ‎Riyadh’s King Khalid International Airport well past midnight on Wednesday. It’s business as usual with international arrivals outnumbering...

Zamil unit wins Riyadh Rapid Bus Transit System deal

Saudi-based Zamil Steel Construction Company (ZSCC) said it has secured a supply contract worth SR13.9 million ($3.7 million) from Saudi Constructioneers for its Riyadh...

Riyadh Metro train continues its operational tests. New video

Riyadh Metro 2018 update #قطار_الرياض⁩ بالمسار البرتقالي يواصل اختباراته التشغيلية🧡 pic.twitter.com/EIaoeoVeiK — قطار الرياض (@RiyadhTransport) August 16, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js