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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 project. Kone said in a statement that it will equip Riyadh...
Elevator firm Kone wins order for 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 value of the contract was not disclosed. Under the deal, commissioned...
Riyadh governor

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 number of additional ongoing projects are valued at SR7.35 billion. The...
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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, the Riyadh Development Authority (RDA) said on its website. The High...

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 report. Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar and Makkah are set to be...

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 rail line to erode, the Saudi Railways Organization said in...

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

About 40 percent of new hotel supply expected in Riyadh during 2017 will be delayed, but pressure will remain on room rates, according to a new report by real estate consultants Colliers. Despite the softening...
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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 ببولندا، لإطلاعهم على العربات في إطار مشروع الملك عبدالعزيز للنقل...

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 them to use.” Walkways will be designed along the metro lines...

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 goals under the government's 2030 economic plan, the minister handling...