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Capital Vision SOM envisages a sustainable Egyptian capital.

Capital Vision

SOM is to masterplan a new Egyptian capital city to “welcome the world”. Nick Ames explains


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Saudisation: A national issue

Saudisation: A national issue

Saudisation is testing the resolve of the construction industry
 
Friends with funds

Friends with funds

Egypt's huge investment conference at Sharm El-Sheikh delivered more than an all-star cast and an important boost to its reputation among investors
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Green Guardians

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Green Guardians

Dubai's green building codes need to be properly policed to be a success
 
CW Oman 2015 Awards: Meet the judges

CW Oman 2015 Awards: Meet the judges

A panel of industry experts is currently sifting its way through nominations for the Construction Week Oman 2015 Awards
 

 

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Update available

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Update available

The UAE's engineers lag behind western nations in their use of 3D design software
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Healing Hands

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Healing Hands

Dubai needs more trained medical staff to go alongside its top-of-the-range healthcare facilities
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Size matters

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Size matters

Dubai's retail market is fragmenting and although mega-malls are still popular, mid-sized centres need to diversify. Nick Ames reports.
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Twice as nice

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Twice as nice

Dubai needs to double its hotel space within the next five years while ensuring long term viability of the hospitality sector
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Head on collision

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Head on collision

The reasons for the failure to deliver major transport projects can be laid at the industry’s own door
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Hoi Polloi

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Hoi Polloi

Dubai is a city that houses people with huge discrepancies in earning power
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Slipping confidence

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Slipping confidence

ASGC’s Bishoy Azmy isn't expecting a dramatic rise in new projects this year
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Future Flow

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Future Flow

The UAE is seeking viable ways to improving roads infrastructure as its population grows
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Joined up thinking

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Joined up thinking

Bechtel's David Welch envisages a future where the corridor between the UAE’s two biggest cities will be completely developed
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Keen to go green

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Keen to go green

The UAE might be leading the Gulf in the sustainability stakes but is there a genuine appetite for change within the country’s construction sector?
 
CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Calm before the storm

CW 2015 UAE Infra Conf: Calm before the storm

As Dubai prepares for the onslaught of construction projects in the build up to Expo 2020, contractors believe 2015 is a key foundation year
 



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Site visit: KSA-Oman road build, Rub' al Khali

Site visit: KSA-Oman road build, Rub' al Khali

Al-Rosan Company and FAMCO explain how a 95-strong fleet of Volvo CE machines is helping to blaze a trail from Saudi Arabia to Oman

Site visit: Plot 50, Lusail City, Qatar

Site visit: Plot 50, Lusail City, Qatar

The first green building due to open in Qatar’s Lusail City, ‘Plot 50’ is aiming for top sustainability ratings. Kim Kemp reports.

Post-tensioning: Tight deadlines

Post-tensioning: Tight deadlines

As construction efforts ramp up throughout the region, post-tensioning is proving its value in helping to deliver top-quality structures in rapid time








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