18 December 2013
Atkins has been awarded a $600m contract to supervise infrastructure works for a major residential and leisure development in Muscat, Oman.
The scheme, by developer Saraya Bandar Jissah, will comprise nearly 400 homes and two five-star hotels on a two million sq metre site bordered by the Hajar mountain range and the Gulf of Oman.
Fisherman near Muscat, Oman (OndÅ™ej Å½váÄek/Wikimedia Commons)
The first phase of earthworks on the site is near completion, following 12 months of scheduled work.
The hotels are due to open in 2017.