Finnish firm wins deal to give lift to Riyadh Metro project

Finnish stock exchange-listed Kone Corporation has won an order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for line 3 of the multi-billion dollar Riyadh Metro...

Elevator firm Kone wins order for Riyadh Metro

Finnish elevator firm Kone has been awarded the order to supply 418 elevators and escalators for the Riyadh metro project, it revealed on Monday. The...

Riyadh governor inaugurates Al-Dawadmi projects worth SR2.65bn

RIYADH: Prince Faisal bin Bandar, governor of Riyadh, on Thursday inaugurated projects valued at SR2.65 billion during his visit to the province of Al-Dawadmi. A...

Riyadh Metro train car production showcased for journalists

RIYADH: French firm Alstom organized a visit for 40 international journalists to its Katowice plant in Poland to showcase Riyadh Metro’s train car production,...

Saudi Arabia to open a record 68 hotels in 2017

Saudi Arabia will see a record 68 new hotels and 29,033 hotel rooms open across its major cities in 2017, according to a new...

Floods cause train crash near eastern Saudi city, injuring 18

RIYADH — A Saudi train derailed near the eastern city of Dammam on Friday, injuring 18 people, after flooding from heavy rains caused the...

40% of new Riyadh hotel supply in 2017 set to be...

About 40 percent of new hotel supply expected in Riyadh during 2017 will be delayed, but pressure will remain on room rates, according to...

شاهد تفاصيل عربات #قطار_الرياض

مع اقتراب موعد تسليم قطار الرياض، نظمت شركة ألستوم لصناعة القطارات زيارة لمجموعة من الإعلاميين من مختلف دول العالم إلى مصنع الشركة بمدينة كاتوفيتسه...

On Track: Saudi’s Riyadh Metro to start operation in 2019

“It will take time for people to get used to public transportation,” he says. “We planned everything in detail to make it easier for...

Saudi gov’t approves $24.5bn support for water, agriculture, environment

Saudi Arabia has approved financial support for the environment, water and agriculture sectors worth 92 billion riyals ($24.5 billion) to help them meet their...

What Riyadh’s New Metro Will Mean for Women

Saudi Arabia is infamous for being the only country in the world that does not issue driver’s licenses to women. Though Saudi women can...

$22.5 billion Riyadh Metro: Arabian architecture and palm trees inspire metro...

SAUDI ARABIA: Alstom unveiled a Metropolis trainset for the Riyadh metro at its Katowice factory in Poland on February 7. The Metropolis trainset destined for...

Italian firm says tunnels on line 3 of Riyadh Metro completed

Italian contractor Salini Impregilo has announced that the tunnel excavation work along Line 3 of the Riyadh Metro project has been completed. Line 3, also...

Riyadh Metro exceeds three million safe work hours

Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Metro project has exceeded three million safe work hours, according to US-headquartered consultancy, Parsons. The mass transit project, commissioned by Arriyadh Development...

First Hyatt Regency Hotel Opens in the Heart of Riyadh

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announced the opening of Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, the first Hyatt Regency hotel to open in Riyadh, the capital of...

Saudi infrastructure freeze may be easing as Jeddah projects announced

DUBAI, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabian authorities have announced three public transport projects in the port city of Jeddah, a sign that a...

Riyadh Metro Construction update

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Saudi Arabia to spend $32bn on housing for citizens

Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Housing will hand out 120,000 housing units to citizens over next three years, under the first phase of its  ‘My...

Royal visit a boost to Saudi-Spanish ties

RIYADH: The three-day visit to Saudi Arabia by Spain's King Felipe Vl “is a shot in the arm for Saudi-Spanish bilateral trade relations,” said...

Riyadh Metro will reshape Saudi capital, says EU commissioner

RIYADH: Riyadh Metro is an impressive project, which will change the lifestyle of the people in the city, said EU Commissioner Violetta Bulc. Bulc’s comments...