Britain plans to bore a road tunnel near the prehistoric Stonehenge monument to ease congestion and remove most vehicles from view of the ancient stone circle that has puzzled visitors and scholars for centuries.
Egypt will use machines made by a German firm to bore at least four tunnels under the Suez Canal, part of an $8 billion project to expand the waterway that the government hopes will raise revenues and foreign currency reserves.
Qatar's Public Works Authority (Ashgal) has started work on the Al Wakrah parallel road extension project which will see the laying of a 11-km stretch from Al Mashaf to the Mesaieed area of Qatar at a cost of QR2.18 billion ($577 million).
Qatar Railways Company (Qatar Rail), the company overseeing the construction of the integrated railways network, has received four more tunnel boring machines for the first phase work of the Doha Metro.
All the four machines were manufa
Chinese engineers will submit a blueprint to the government by April for the world's longest undersea tunnel and, once approved, work could start as early as 2015 or 2016, the China Daily newspaper reported.
The tunnel, spanni
Two lanes in both directions inside the Qasr Al Bahr tunnel on Sheikh Zayed Road will be closed every Friday and Saturday for the coming two months.
The closure will occur as a result of engineering works in the tunnel, said a sta
About eighty per cent of work on the Mina Salman tunnel project in Bahrain has been completed and is due to open by September end, revealed assistant undersecretary for roads Huda Fakhro.
A total of 588 workers have been employed
The Dubai Roads & Transport Authority (RTA) said all the work related to the Dh722 million ($196 million) Rashid Hospital Tunnels Project has been completed and the tunnel will be ready for full opening on Ju
Leading construction companies will explore upcoming tender opportunities for the development of cost-effective and durable bridge and tunnel construction projects in Saudi Arabia at a key summit in Jeddah next week.
To be held fr
Egypt plans to build a $1 billion tunnel under the Suez Canal at Port Said and will begin seeking finance as soon as the designs are completed, Al-Akhbar newspaper on Monday quoted the investment minister as saying.
The tunnel, to be built