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Importance of efficient investment in transport infrastructure highlighted at World Road Congress 2019
After the first keynote session with His Excellency Mattar Al Tayer, the second keynote speech saw Dr. Etienne Krug, director of the World Health Organization, explain the importance of road safety
Dubai Government investments in roads and transport infrastructure saved $46bn between 2006-2018
HE Mattar Al Tayer revealed that the investments were estimated at AED100bn ($27.23bn)
First World Road Congress in the Middle East kicks off in the UAE
More than 3,000 delegates and 50 transport ministers from over 140 countries to attend the 26th World Road Congress Abu Dhabi 2019
RTA completes Dubai's Al Yalayes, Al Asayel road development project
A part of the Parallel Roads Projects, the road development project will increase the vehicle capacity by 20,000 per hour
Construction giant CSCEC ME ‘excited’ by Etihad Rail project contract
A joint venture of CSCEC ME and South Korea’s SK Engineering and Construction was awarded a contract for Package A of Etihad Rail in March 2019.
Saudi Arabia studying three major projects for metro
Feasibility and financial studies are under way or approved for three key projects, Jeddah Metro Co chairman reportedly says
Abu Dhabi to invest $128m to improve public transport
Integrated Transport Centre says 40 new buses to be launched in October, plans to buy total of 327 buses
Singapore will remain world leader in infrastructure, says GlobalData
GlobalData is tracking infrastructure projects in Singapore with a total value of US$95.2bn, of which close to 80% comprises publicly-funded projects
New highways project to cut Dubai-Sharjah travel times
Roads and Transport Authority to open the Tripoli Road Improvement Project on Wednesday
UAE has the most promising economic growth prospects in region - report
The UAE has moved up three places in the rankings since last year, largely due to advances in infrastructure development, particularly in transport.
Drones to help Sohar port in infrastructure analysis
The aircraft will use aerial photography to detect damage to the port’s infrastructure, including seaports, marine docks, and ship-collision barriers
Inter-modality is the future of logistics in the UAE says FTA
The transportation of freight in an inter-modal container using ship, truck and (soon in the UAE) rail, without any handling of the freight itself when changing modes, reduces cargo handling, and so improves security, reduces damage and loss, and allows freight to be transported faster.

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