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Kuwait awards $4.34bn deal for new airport terminal project
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Kuwait awards $4.34bn deal for new airport terminal project

Tuesday, 18 August 2015 2:04 PM

Gov't says it has awarded contract to same consortium that had an earlier more-expensive bid dismissed

Kuwait approves plans for $10bn infrastructure projects
Politics & Economics»

Kuwait approves plans for $10bn infrastructure projects

Saturday, 15 August 2015 5:44 PM

Finance Ministry says construction of series of power plants, desalination facilities and other infrastructure projects backed

Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait
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Dubai's Drake wins $59m education deal in Kuwait

Friday, 31 July 2015 9:05 AM

Kuwaiti unit of Drake & Scull Int'l secured contract on 'major education institution'; set for 2018 completion

Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery
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Kuwait awards $11.5bn contracts to build al-Zour refinery

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 4:09 PM

State-run Kuwait National Petroleum Co commissions consortium to build refinery project

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal
Banking & Finance»

US firm to pay $17.1m penalty over Kuwait bribery scandal

Tuesday, 28 July 2015 2:02 PM

Former Dubai executive of Louis Berger Int'l also pleads guilty to conspiracy relating to bribery violations

Kuwaiti hotel firm IFA plans $200m staff housing complex
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Kuwaiti hotel firm IFA plans $200m staff housing complex

Sunday, 19 July 2015 12:34 PM

Subsidiary of IFA Hotels & Resorts says it is developing complex to accommodate up to 10,000 people

Kuwaiti-backed $3.6bn London theme park wins local backing
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Kuwaiti-backed $3.6bn London theme park wins local backing

Saturday, 11 July 2015 9:35 AM

Feedback from local residents shows 77% support for the London Paramount Entertainment Resort

From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects
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From Chess City to Smurf villages & vertical farms: The Gulf's most outlandish projects

Wednesday, 8 July 2015 9:50 AM

Updated: We look at some of the projects pitched in the region over the last few years, including a lavish Alpine-style snowdome, a tower covered in flowers and an underwater tennis court

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From London to Iran, the latest contemporary mosque designs from around the world

Wednesday, 1 July 2015 9:14 AM

Mosques, being a place of worship for Muslims worldwide, typically incorporate traditional designs and a strict structure including a dome and minarets. But with the world turning to contemporary design, where does that leave classical mosque designs? Globally, countless architects and designers showed us that sticking to the typical guidelines to designing mosques is not the only way of presenting this place of worship- mosques are also forms of architecture that can be interpreted through modern design.

Construction costs to delay Kuwait's Al Zour oil refinery
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Construction costs to delay Kuwait's Al Zour oil refinery

Monday, 22 June 2015 1:51 PM

Rising costs force refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co to seek more money to finance the plant

Kuwait unveils new landmark set to become a “beacon for the city”
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Kuwait unveils new landmark set to become a “beacon for the city”

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 11:55 AM

Architect firm KEO is working on a new HQ for the Kuwait Investment Authority, which is inspired by four elements based on traditional Islamic design

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Construction titans: The 100 most powerful players building the future of the Middle East
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Construction titans: The 100 most powerful players building the future of the Middle East

Monday, 15 June 2015 9:38 AM

The annual ranking of the most influential people in the region's construction industry

Saudi's Al Muhaidib buys stake in Kuwaiti building supplies chain Abyat
Banking & Finance»

Saudi's Al Muhaidib buys stake in Kuwaiti building supplies chain Abyat

Monday, 4 May 2015 5:14 PM

35% stake will help building supplies and hardware retailer expand into Saudi Arabia and the wider Gulf region

Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh
Travel & Hospitality»

Kuwait's Action says to open 130-bed hotel in Riyadh

Friday, 1 May 2015 9:01 AM

Hotel operator announces plan to convert office building into hotel with completion slated for Q2 2016

Cheap oil slows Saudi, UAE projects but Qatar, Kuwait rise
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Cheap oil slows Saudi, UAE projects but Qatar, Kuwait rise

Thursday, 23 April 2015 1:44 PM

New ADCB report reveals the mixed impact of low oil prices on development projects across the Gulf


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