The Saudi daily newspaper (Al-Medina) quoted today the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Developing Municipal Investments in the Sacred Capital as saying that "the Secretariat has announced the solar energy project tender and invited pre-qualified bidders and that twenty companies have been excluded due to very rigorous world-class specifications included in the Tender Specifications Book and that two multinational conglomerates have been awarded the tender to implement the service.
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It is reported that Dubai and Abu Dhabi could link their respective metro systems at the border between the two emirates. Officials at Dubai's Roads...
The Makkah project includes a 182-km metro system and bus network, with construction due to begin on the rail system in 2013. According to METenders, local construction firm Al Balad Al Ameen Company will team up with advisors Ernst & Young, Ashurst, and Parsons Brinckerhoff to develop procurement packages for the first phase of the project, including rail infrastructure, railway systems, rolling stock, depot and operations.
Saudi Arabia has invited investors to submit requests to qualify for the first round of its $30-$50 billion National Renewable Energy Programme by March...