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...
Riyadh Metro Pavilion attracts STTIM 2016 visitors
The High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh has participated with a pavilion in the exhibition accompanying the Saudi Travel and Tourism Investment Market (STTIM 2016), organized by the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage at Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center from March 27 to April 01 2016.
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10 Giant Infrastructure Projects with the Potential to Reshape the World
In a previous blog we took a look at infrastructure projects that could have been but...
Exclusive: Saudi state finalized ownership transfer of $10 billion financial district
RIYADH (Reuters) - The Saudi government has finalized terms to transfer ownership of the kingdom’s...
Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh Development Authority – the body behind the kingdom’s $23bn (SAR86.3bn) Riyadh Metro megaproject – has been made a Royal Commission and...
All tasks related to major national projects in Riyadh will be transferred from Committee of...
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New Metro Infrastructure in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s capital is on the brink of an urban transformation, with a modern metro...
Saudi awards $3bn projects in July as UAE completes $7bn schemes
Construction projects worth $3.3bn (SAR12.4bn) were awarded in Saudi Arabia in July 2019, while Oman...
Riyadh Metro to open partially by end of year
Fahad Al-Rasheed, president of the Urban20 (U20) and the Royal Commission for Riyadh City (RCRC), said that the Riyadh Metro will be opened partially...
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 transport project on track for 2018 launch
The King Abdulaziz Project for Public Transport in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia is progressing as per schedule and on track for launch next year, said...
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...
Atkins and SNC Lavalin agree on acquisition terms
Canada's SNC-Lavalin will acquire UK-headquartered consultancy, Atkins, for $2.6bn (£2.1bn), it has been confirmed. Atkins chief executive Uwe Kruger will step down from his role...
30% of Riyadh Metro work done
Work on the multibillion riyal Riyadh Metro is 30 percent complete and on schedule, according to the region’s governor Prince Faisal bin Bandar.
Saudi Arabia’s Unpaid Tab With Metro Builders Runs Into Billions
Payment dispute has escalated into diplomatic note, people say
Saudi, Spanish foreign ministers discuss joint cooperation
During her visit, she also toured the Riyadh Metro project and the Al-Turaif district and held meetings with the tourism minister and Minister of Investment Khalid Al-Falih.
Saudi crown prince unveils plan to make Riyadh one of world’s 10 largest city...
True growth begins in city, whether in terms of industry, innovation, education, services, or other sectors, Crown Prince tells FII gathering in Saudi capital
Al-Rasheed: Riyadh strategy to be out after 4 months
Al-Rasheed said the Riyadh Metro project, when launched, will be ranked 14th in the world. He revealed the salient features of the Riyadh development strategy, which is based on four pivotal aspects.
2021: Saudi megaproject Qiddiya plans iconic buildings, metro link with Riyadh airport
There are plans to connect Riyadh’s airport by Metro to the heart of Qiddiya’s City Centre. The project will also be connected to other modes of Riyadh’s public transportation network.
KAFD Grand Mosque wins prestigious Int’l Architecture Award
The award is accorded by the Athenaeum Museum in Chicago, USA, for the best international designs, annually.
Riyadh public transport system to start operations in Q2 2021
The project costs cannot be currently estimated, as coordination is ongoing with the related parties
King Salman invites UAE president to attend 41st GCC Summit
During the meeting, they reviewed the march of the GCC and means of advancing cooperation, coordination and solidarity between the states and peoples of the Council.
Riyadh Metro testing progresses with first lines on course to open in 2021
TESTING is stepping up in Riyadh on the city’s new 176km six-line metro network, with the first lines on course to open in the Saudi Arabian capital in 2021.