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Posted: 03-08-2011
QATAR. Despite the grim global economic landscape of the past few years, the number of construction sites in Qatar has increased steadily.  As the construction sector continues its seemingly unabated growth, companies are increasingly cognisant of the importance of implementing effective health and safety policies, particularly in respect of site safety.  Construction sites by their very nature tend to expose employees to heightened risks of accidental injury or even death, and the implementation and observation of effective policies are an integral part of mitigating those risks
Posted: November 28, 2015
QATAR. SNC-Lavalin is providing engineering, procurement, supply, construction and commissioning services for the Recycling Facility to handle treated industrial water from the Laffan Refineries.
Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
Posted: November 27, 2015
QATAR. The companies will develop use cases, requirements and deployment scenarios for 5G; MoU enables Ooredoo and Ericsson to evaluate Key 5G components in a controlled environment.
Posted: November 18, 2015
UAE. Despite global economic uncertainties, GCC countries are better-placed than many parts of the world. They can expect continued strong, if slightly slower, growth going into 2016 according to a new ICAEW report.
Posted: November 13, 2015
QATAR. Euromoney Qatar Conference 2015 set to hold special session on "FinTech" including opportunities and risks for Qatar.
Posted: November 11, 2015
QATAR. Conditions for workers on World Cup-related projects rather than broader infrastructure projects have improved dramatically as a result of workers' standards adopted by several Qatari institutions.
Posted: November 11, 2015
UAE. Report released ahead of World Diabetes Day calls for a coherent region-wide approach to tackle the growing diabetes burden.
Posted: November 6, 2015
QATAR. In the survey conducted by Gallup, members of WISE call for more collaboration between schools and the world of work.
Posted: November 6, 2015
QATAR. The new Qatar Wage Protection System (WPS), which comes into effect this month, is set to bring much needed transparency to the payments of low-income employees, particularly in the construction sector.
Posted: November 5, 2015
UAE. Aviation market worth an estimated US$730 billion; Hub aggregation, diverse business strategies, infrastructure investment drive traffic growth.
Posted: October 29, 2015
QATAR. 2022 World Cup-host Qatar has adopted a new law that is more likely to convince critics that it aims to put a friendly face on its controversial kafala or sponsorship system rather than radically reform a legal framework.
Posted: October 29, 2015
QATAR. Manhattan West is a five-building, 7-million-square-foot development project on the west side of Manhattan.
Posted: October 23, 2015
QATAR. Doha Bank CEO: Upgrade GCC markets with MSCI, develop wider instruments for regional and global investors, encourage short selling...
Posted: October 21, 2015
SAUDI ARABIA. KSA built asset wealth is US$3.5 trillion, followed by the UAE and Qatar; The index calculates the value of all the buildings and infrastructure that contribute to economic productivity.
Posted: October 18, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. FIFA while rejecting responsibility has said it was working with Qatari authorities to improve labour conditions in the Gulf state.


date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. S&P Survey - conducted by Gallup, GFLEC, and World Bank - finds major deficiencies globally in understanding of savings and borrowing; GCC has large financial literacy gaps across income and education.
date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. Union Bancaire Privée: 2016 will be about the search for modest growth, while Fed fund rates will be hiked for the first time since 2007; While the US is further along into its recovery, Europe and Japan are only in the early stages.
date:Posted: November 29, 2015
UAE. Number of new Chinese businesses nearly doubled since 2010; UK leads Western Economies in growth of new startups, finds a new study by UHY.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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