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fmME Awards 2016: And the nominees are...

fmME Awards 2016: And the nominees are...

With only a month to go to the 2016 facilities management Middle East Awards, the GCC’s FM industry waits for the reveal of this year’s winners with great anticipation.


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Should oil-hit GCC firms look to attack or defend?

Should oil-hit GCC firms look to attack or defend?

The current market slowdown has forced some GCC construction outfits onto the back foot, while others have adopted a more offensive approach.
 
Who should be accountable for GCC labour safety?

Who should be accountable for GCC labour safety?

GCC health, safety, and environment experts discuss the roadblocks encountered by their onsite labour welfare strategies
 
Can Saudi overcome the problem of salary delays?

Can Saudi overcome the problem of salary delays?

Salary delays have hurt Saudi Arabia’s contracting sector but recruitment statistics continue to stack up positively in the Kingdom, CW reports
 
Qatar could save by trimming fat from Govt ops

Qatar could save by trimming fat from Govt ops

What measures are companies taking during this waiting phase for the market to turn?
 

 

Judges quizzed ahead of the CW Oman Awards 2016

Judges quizzed ahead of the CW Oman Awards 2016

The Construction Week Oman Awards 2016 are almost upon us, but before the winners are revealed, this year’s judges and sponsors offer their expert perspectives of the Sultanate’s construction landscape
 
Is the UAE doing enough to make itself watertight?

Is the UAE doing enough to make itself watertight?

The fallout from this month’s heavy rains have prompted the UAE’s construction community to reach out to waterproofing specialists.
 
How will VAT affect the GCC’s construction sector?

How will VAT affect the GCC’s construction sector?

The introduction of 5% value added tax (VAT) is a huge policy shift for the GCC, but is unlikely to discourage foreign investors
 
Innovative cleaning system enters Doha FM sector

Innovative cleaning system enters Doha FM sector

An integrated, automated, curtain way cleaning system could soon replace the army of window cleaners in Doha
 
Late payments challenge Qatar construction sector

Late payments challenge Qatar construction sector

Qatar’s construction sector is experiencing a number of issues during the downturn, the largest being that of delayed or late payment
 
Technology can increase onsite health and safety

Technology can increase onsite health and safety

Onsite technology can offer financial and safety-related benefits, but is the Middle East’s construction sector listening?
 
GCC elevator manufacturers raise efficiency debate

GCC elevator manufacturers raise efficiency debate

Elevator manufacturers are contributing to the growth of the GCC’s architectural technology sector
 
Can contractors adapt to Saudi’s 2016 budget?

Can contractors adapt to Saudi’s 2016 budget?

Saudi Arabia’s 2016 budget will steer the country’s transition towards optimised state spending and economic diversification.
 
How the new UAE fire code will affect construction

How the new UAE fire code will affect construction

The UAE’s updated fire code, due in March 2016, will redefine the local construction industry’s design and engineering operations.
 
Can power rentals make up for low GCC liquidity?

Can power rentals make up for low GCC liquidity?

Portable power providers will leverage the rental business until market fluidity returns amidst declining global crude values.
 
What does 2016 hold for the oil-hit GCC market?

What does 2016 hold for the oil-hit GCC market?

The GCC construction sector must learn from its past experience and adapt accordingly if it is to prosper in 2016
 








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