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Will PPP projects be profitable in the GCC? Push for power: PPP projects in the GCC have historically been developed in the region’s utilities sector.

Will PPP projects be profitable in the GCC?

Can GCC governments and corporations strike the balance required to deliver efficient and mutually-profitable PPP developments?


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What lessons can Saudi contractors learn from SBG?

What lessons can Saudi contractors learn from SBG?

Saudi BinLadin Group’s fluctuating fortunes are an indicator of how the Kingdom’s contracting sector is evolving, experts tell CWO
 
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.
 








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