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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...