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Qatar Solar Technologies JV Solar Project

IN PICTURES: Top 10 Biggest Solar Projects in the MENA

MENA is going green. More and more countries are looking to renewable...

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Dubai Al Maktoum International Airport

IN PICTURES: Top 10 GCC aviation projects

With growing populations and a build of massive tourist attractions,...

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Abu Dhabi Metro

IN PICTURES: Top 10 GCC Transport Projects in 2017

Rail infrastructure is emerging as a heavyweight sector in the Gulf....

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9. Mehrangarh Fort

IN PICTURES: Top 10 biggest castles in the world

Castles were meant to be unbeatable structures that showed off the...

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SITE VISIT: Al Zorah mixed use development in Ajman

The UAE's smallest emirate, Ajman is seeing a boom in development as...

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Dubai Ruler reviews Mohammed bin Rashid Stadium designs

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness...

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Award-winning Dubai Expo 2020 designs

Thirteen of the world's leading architectural firms took part in the...

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Top 10 facts about Emaar’s The Tower

Emaar Properties has unveiled plans for a $1bn tower in Dubai, which...

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2.	The Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs ride

Top 10 rides at Motiongate Dubai

Motiongate Dubai looks set to open in October this year. It will have...

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1.	Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Top 10 landmarks switch off for Earth Hour

From Sydney to Singapore, millions of people in 178 countries...

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2.	Mombasa-Kigali Railway Project

Top 10 African building & infrastructure projects

Africa is fast becoming a key market for the building sector and...

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5.	Saudi Mall

Top 10 projects in Riyadh and Jeddah

The Big 5 Hub looks at the ten most important projects under...

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4.	Anantara Desert Islands Resort & Spa (Abu Dhabi)

Ten of the best beach resorts in the UAE

Summer is just around the corner and Dubai’s beaches are ready for an...

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8.	Fairmont Citystars Sharm El Sheikh

Ten Middle East hotels opening in 2016

The Big 5 Hub selects ten of the best hotel properties completing...

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4.	Innovation Tower- Hong Kong

Ten of Zaha Hadid’s greatest buildings

The Big 5 Hub selects ten of the best buildings designed by Zaha...

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2.	Shanghai, China

Top 10 world’s fastest growing megacities

According to United Nations, these are the ten most rapidly expanding...

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5.	Abraj Kudai-Makkah

Top 10 projects in Makkah and Madinah

Saudi Arabia's construction industry is preparing for yet another busy...

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1.	Dubai Opera:

IN PICTURES: Top 10 of Dubai's most exciting projects

We choose 10 of the most exciting projects currently underway in...

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7. Makkah Grand Mosque redevelopment ($24.4bn)

Top 10 Saudi Arabian Megaprojects 2016

We choose 10 of the biggest projects currently underway in the Kingdom...

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2.	Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ten of the most beautiful mosques in MENA

The Big 5 Hub selects 10 of the region's finest religious buildings,...

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Dubai's Address hotel blaze in pictures

A closer look at the 63-storey luxury tower, which had to evacuate...

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1.	Muscat International Airport

Ten GCC projects set for completion in 2016

Throughout the Middle East, engineers and architects are pushing the...

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1.	Philharmonie de Paris, France

Ten of the world's finest concert venues

This week we offer our pick of the world's finest concert venues -...

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1.	China

Top 10 world’s largest construction markets in 2020

The Big 5 Hub looks at the ten construction markets predicted to be...

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1.	Laerdal Tunnel, Norway

IN PICTURES: Top 10 longest road tunnels

Tunnels have connected people and cities for decades, becoming longer...

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6. King Abdullah Medical City

Top 10 GCC healthcare projects

A record $5.9bn in contracts was awarded in 2014 and this year it is...

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8.	Liquid bulk berth terminal, Duqm Port (Oman)

Top 10 GCC maritime projects

Estimates put the region’s investment in port facilities at more than...

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7.	Lotus Riverside complex

IN PICTURES: 10 of the worst construction accidents in the past decade

From crane malfunctions to building collapses, The Big 5 Hub looks at...

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6.	Makkah Grand Mosque redevelopment

Top 10 Saudi Arabian infrastructure projects

Take a look at the Middle East’s biggest market which has some of the...

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7-The Qatar City Education Convention Center, Doha

Top 10 GCC green building projects

Demand for more environmentally-friendly buildings and construction...

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3.	India

Top 10 road infrastructure networks

Billions of dollars is being spent across the world on new roads. Take...

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6.	The Palm Gateway

Top 10 UAE projects revealed in 2015

The UAE has announced a series of high-profile new developments this...

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7.	Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport

10 of India’s biggest infrastructure projects

India is planning to invest $1 trillion on infrastructure between 2012...

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2.	Jewel of the Creek:

Top 10 Dubai Expo 2020 projects

A new report by Ventures Onsite for The Big 5, forecasts Dubai Expo...

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1.	Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi (UAE)

Top 10 women in MENA construction

The Big 5 Hub takes a look at ten of the most powerful women in the...

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Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge

IN PICTURES: Top 10 of the world’s greatest megaprojects

10 of the world's most spectacular construction projects, which cost...

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1.	Dubai Mall Aquarium:

IN PICTURES: 10 amazing aquarium projects

The tourist industry has driven much of MENA’s biggest building...

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2.	Sandvik drills (Sandvik)

10 of this month's best new products

The Big 5 Hub selects ten of the best new construction products...

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9.	Hindustan Construction Company (Mumbai)

Top 10 Indian construction companies

Indian construction industry is valued at more than $126 billion. The...

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8.    Jahra Street Upgrade

Top 10 Kuwait Infrastructure Projects

The Big 5 Hub’s guide to 10 of the biggest infrastructure projects in...

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Al Khor Stadium (Al Bayt Stadium)

Top 10 Qatar FIFA World Cup projects

Qatar is forecast to spend more than $200 billion on construction in...

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4.	Sobha Hartland

Top 10 UAE residential projects

The UAE property market is slowing down after two years of soaring...

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8.	Viraat Ramayan Mandir

Top 10 Indian megaprojects

Our choice of the megaprojects in India, a country undergoing one of...

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6.	Red Sea Astrarium, Aqaba – Jordan

Top 10 GCC amusement park projects

New theme parks and leisure facilities that will boost tourism and...

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8.	Oman Rail

Top 10 GCC railway projects

The GCC is undergoing a rail revolution, unmatched anywhere in the...

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10.	Qatar National Conference Centre, Doha, Qatar:

10 of the world’s most sustainable buildings

Developers are now focused on building some of the most...

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2. Komatsu – Japan ($16.9bn)

Top 10 construction machinery manufacturers

Construction equipment worth $145.3 billion will be sold worldwide in...

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1.	Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Alsaud, Saudi Arabia

Top 10 richest MENA construction moguls

The Big 5 Hub selects the top 10 richest construction moguls in the...

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1.	King Abdullah City of Atomic and Renewable Energy

Top 10 MENA renewable energy projects

Despite its oil and gas wealth, the GCC is leading the world in...

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8.	Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Top 10 GCC man-made islands

Alongside its stunning designs and soaring skyscrapers, the GCC has...

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Museum of the Future, UAE

Top 10 museums in the Middle East

Countries across the Middle East are experiencing a cultural...

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Aspire Tower

Top 10 milestone buildings in the Middle East

For our latest gallery, The Big 5 Hub takes a look back over the past...

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7.	Central Java coal-power plant

Top 10 Indonesian megaprojects

Indonesia’s construction market and building materials sector is...

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5. Mall of the World, Dubai, UAE

Top 10 mega-malls under construction in the MENA region

The Big 5 Hub looks at the region's top 10 mall construction projects...

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New Rashid Hospital, Dubai, UAE

Top 10 GCC healthcare projects

Saudi Arabia is expected to spend 18.6% of its total 2015 budget on...

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9. Dubai International Airport

Top 10 GCC airport expansion projects

The Middle East is the air travel crossroads for the world and...

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4. Royal Atlantis Resort

Top 10 hotel construction projects in the GCC

Tourism is big business across the GCC and the UAE and Saudi Arabia...

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4. King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz, Security Forces Medical Complexes

Top 10 Saudi megaprojects

The Big 5 Hub chooses 10 world-leading projects from the Kingdom of...

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Aladdin City

Top 10 UAE megaprojects

The Big 5 Hub chooses 10 of the UAE's most dynamic megaprojects

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2. Diamond Tower, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Top 10 GCC's exciting skyscraper projects

The Big 5 Hub selects 10 amazing building projects under construction...

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1- King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) - Phase 2 - Tadawul Tower

Eight green building projects that show the GCC has embraced sustainability

The top sustainable projects in pictures from a new report Focus on...

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7.	Ivme

Top 10 ME Stone stands

The Middle East Stone show 2015, which runs until Thursday May 21 at...

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QATAR: Top 3 Green Building Projects

We bring to the spotlight, three green building projects of Qatar that...

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