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Is the Middle East home to tomorrow's smart cities? Smart city concepts are gaining traction in the Middle East.

Is the Middle East home to tomorrow's smart cities?

Driven by government-led megaproject schemes, the Middle East and Africa is quickly becoming one of the world’s fastest-growing regions for smart city development


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Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Health and safety in the UAE

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Health and safety in the UAE

Health and safety initiatives and challenges go under the microscope in the latest episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast series
 
Middle East construction supply chains must unite for fire safety

Middle East construction supply chains must unite for fire safety

Inefficient supply chain management can cause fire safety details about steelworks and stakeholder responsibility to "get lost, be misunderstood, or not be addressed at all", a regional expert says
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Solar energy projects

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint – Solar energy projects

The spotlight is on the Middle East's solar energy projects in the third episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast series
 
Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint - Abu Dhabi transformation

Podcast: Construction Week Viewpoint - Abu Dhabi transformation

Construction Week Viewpoint's second podcast episode explores tourism's effect on hospitality and leisure development in the UAE capital
 

 

Video: Construction Week In Focus – Saudi Arabia market update

Video: Construction Week In Focus – Saudi Arabia market update

How can construction companies succeed in Saudi Arabia's new project sectors? Watch the latest episode of Construction Week In Focus to find out
 
Construction Week launches podcast series for Middle East professionals

Construction Week launches podcast series for Middle East professionals

Construction Week has launched a podcast series dedicated to industry professionals in the Middle East
 
Top 10 engineering jobs in the Middle East: 14-20 April, 2018

Top 10 engineering jobs in the Middle East: 14-20 April, 2018

Check out the top 10 engineering, contracting, and consulting jobs from the Middle East that you could apply for this week
 
IT operations at UAE's Al Naboodah Group Enterprises 99.8% virtualised

IT operations at UAE's Al Naboodah Group Enterprises 99.8% virtualised

The construction giant's work with Swiss technology provider, Veeam, has resulted in benefits such as capital expense savings worth $180,000, group chief information officer, Mario Foster, reveals
 
Are contractors ready to build Saudi Arabia’s future infrastructure?

Are contractors ready to build Saudi Arabia’s future infrastructure?

The pace of development shows no signs of slowing down in Saudi, which looks set to present new types of projects for construction contractors, Neha Bhatia reports
 
Can alternative dispute resolution tools reduce Middle East construction conflicts?

Can alternative dispute resolution tools reduce Middle East construction conflicts?

The state of dispute resolution in the Middle East has made some contractors think twice about doing business here, but alternative forms of resolution provide a silver lining
 
Expo 2020 Dubai growth will benefit the Middle East’s elevator firms

Expo 2020 Dubai growth will benefit the Middle East’s elevator firms

Although 2017 was challenging for the Middle East’s building industry, firms operating in the people-flow management sector are optimistic that infrastructure projects and Expo 2020 Dubai will boost market performance
 
Is downsizing the answer to Dubai's affordable housing needs?

Is downsizing the answer to Dubai's affordable housing needs?

The development of affordable housing is a priority in Dubai, and industry experts say realistic expectations about unit size are necessary if low-cost homes are to become a reality
 
Fewer industrial-sized warehouses to be built in 2018

Fewer industrial-sized warehouses to be built in 2018

There “should be” a slowdown in the construction of industrial-sized warehouses in Dubai’s free zones, according to property consultancy Cavendish Maxwell
 
Construction leaders must collaborate to avoid financial failure

Construction leaders must collaborate to avoid financial failure

In an analysis piece exclusive to Construction Week, AESG's Saeed Al Abbar outlines the practices that are essential to maintaining a healthy construction supply chain
 
Public-private collaborations are promoting Sharjah’s steady real estate growth

Public-private collaborations are promoting Sharjah’s steady real estate growth

Affordable property options and proximity to Dubai have helped to make Sharjah a lucrative market over the years. Now, emergent segments and buyers are on a steady, if quiet, journey to transform the emirate, Neha Bhatia reports
 



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