Al Hasa


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Hasa, Al

(äl hä`sä, hă`sə), region, E Saudi Arabia, on the Persian Gulf. Administrated as the Eastern Province, HofufHofuf
or Al Hufuf
, town (1993 pop. 225,847), E Saudi Arabia. Textile manufacturing, food processing, and Arabian horse breeding are important economic activities. It is also a trade center for dates, wheat, and fruit and has a large mosque.
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 is the chief town. Dates, wheat, and rice are produced. It was taken from the Turks in 1914 by Ibn Saud. The discovery of large oil reserves in the 1930s transformed the region and is Saudi Arabia's chief oil-producing area.
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Elsewhere in the Kingdom, it is working on a villas project for the Saudi Arabian National Guard in Al Hasa, King Saud University in Riyadh and Golden Tower in Jeddah.
A leading Spanish engineering and construction firm, Isolux Corsan has been awarded a $40-million contract by Saudi Arabia s National Grid to build two 115 kV substations in the city of Al Hasa, Saudi Arabia.
National Industrial Training Institute (NITI): Currently being built on land donated by Saudi Aramco in Al Hasa, NITI will offer industrial training mainly to high school graduates to qualify them for work in oil, gas, petrochemical and construction industries.
Majid, who claims he came Saudi Arabia's north-eastern province of Al Hasa, said he just completed university and would like to see Dubai for himself, but ran out of money.
The company is building a large-scale residential project, with 5,000 villas, in Al Hasa in the Eastern Province, and expects further major awards given the strong infrastructure investment and demand for specialised construction services in the country.
In the kingdom, Arabtec is building a large-scale residential project, with 5,000 villas, in Al Hasa in the Eastern Province, and expects further major awards given the strong infrastructure investment and demand for specialised construction services in the country.
Health Matrix, a specialized healthcare IT company with operating offices in Saudi Arabia and Jordan, has announced a new strategic alliance with Prince Sultan Cardiac Centre - Al Hasa (PSCCH) to implement a key policy and procedure (P&P) management system at its facility.
In Saudi Arabia the company is currently implementing supply orders for Princess Noura University and King Saud University, both in Riyadh; King Abdul Aziz International Airport, Jeddah; Makkah Haram Expansion Project and Ajiad Expansion, both in Makkah; King Faisal University Expansion, Al Hasa, and Aramco's Petro Rabigh.
The country is bordered to the South by Saudi Arabia's Al Hasa desert region and Iraq to the northwest.
However, it has lost out to other sites that included Saudi Arabia's Al Hasa Oasis, the UAE's Bu Tinah Shoals, the Dead Sea and Lebanon's Jeita Grotto.
The Wadi al Hasa is a large canyon draining the Transjordan Plateau into the Dead Sea that has been repeated cycles of settlement and land use for thousands of years.