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Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations
Commercial
Monday April 4 2016

Amnesty Report Alleges Worker Abuse in Qatar World Cup Preparations

Migrant laborers have faced abuse that in some cases amounted to forced labour while working on a stadium that will host soccer matches for the 2022...

Qatar Inflation to Delay FIFA World Cup 2022 Work
Commercial
Friday July 31 2015

Qatar Inflation to Delay FIFA World Cup 2022 Work

Inflation and restrictive banking norms could have "knock-on" effects on Qatar's construction industry in the near future, a new study has reported.

Leighton Wins $US608m Qatar Contract
Infrastructure
Tuesday April 7 2015

Leighton Wins $US608m Qatar Contract

Construction giant Leighton Holdings has won a $US608 million ($A800.26 million) contract to build the world's largest reinforced concrete reservoirs in Qatar.

World Cup Construction Helped to Drive Qatar’s Economy in 2014
Commercial
Tuesday April 7 2015

World Cup Construction Helped to Drive Qatar’s Economy in 2014

Qatar's economy grew by more than six per cent in 2014, official figures showed, driven by spending on huge construction projects ahead of the 2022 World...

Qatar Move Forward With $US200bln Infrastructure Plan
Civil
Monday March 16 2015

Qatar Move Forward With $US200bln Infrastructure Plan

Qatar will stick to its $US200 billion ($A262.40 billion) infrastructure spending splurge, the energy-rich Gulf state's premier has vowed, despite the fall in global oil...

Qatar Construction Workers Now More at Risk: EAP
Safety
Wednesday May 28 2014

Qatar Construction Workers Now More at Risk: EAP

Workers employed on construction projects in Qatar in the lead up to the 2022 World Cup may now be more at risk than ever following the...

Qatar to end Foreign Worker Sponsorship
Commercial
Thursday May 15 2014

Qatar to end Foreign Worker Sponsorship

Qatar, which will host the 2022 football World Cup, says it will abolish its controversial sponsorship system for foreign workers as international criticism mounts over their...

Leighton Bags $1.7 Billion Qatar Road Project
Civil
Wednesday March 26 2014

Leighton Bags $1.7 Billion Qatar Road Project

Construction giant Leighton’s troubled Middle Eastern joint venture has bagged a $US1.7 billion contract to build a section of highway in Qatar which is set to...

Qatar Sets ‘Standards’ to Protect Workers
Safety
Wednesday February 12 2014

Qatar Sets ‘Standards’ to Protect Workers

Qatar has revealed a set of guidelines aimed at protecting the rights of thousands of expatriate workers employed on construction projects, as the emirate prepares to...