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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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Construction tech makes business sense in the GCC

Construction tech makes business sense in the GCC

No longer considered an expendable overhead, technology systems are claiming greater space within the GCC’s construction market, experts tell Neha Bhatia
 
Why does GCC construction face skills shortages?

Why does GCC construction face skills shortages?

Recruitment challenges persist in the GCC’s construction sector this year. Neha Bhatia reports
 
Can Saudi’s construction sector learn sustainable lessons from the UAE?

Can Saudi’s construction sector learn sustainable lessons from the UAE?

Those driving Saudi Arabia’s sustainable MEP and construction projects can benefit from the lessons of their UAE counterparts. Neha Bhatia reports
 
Middle East marine contractors list top challenges

Middle East marine contractors list top challenges

Increased competition and cash flow concerns are key obstacles to contend with, experts from Ecocoast Contracting and BAM International tell ConstructionWeekOnline
 

 

Is the GCC’s high-rise community making the most of geotechnical tools?

Is the GCC’s high-rise community making the most of geotechnical tools?

With the number of high-rise structures in the GCC increasing, is the construction industry doing enough to keep abreast of developments in geotechnics? Fatima de la Cerna reports
 
How will VAT affect the GCC’s construction sector?

How will VAT affect the GCC’s construction sector?

Experts tell Jumana Abdel-Razzaq how value-added tax is likely to affect the GCC’s construction sector
 
How can the GCC construction sector combat fraud?

How can the GCC construction sector combat fraud?

Jumana Abdel-Razzaq investigates the prevalence of fraud and risk within GCC construction, in what many see as a growing challenge for our industry
 
What are our industry’s New Year’s resolutions?

What are our industry’s New Year’s resolutions?

Regional industry players tell Paromita Dey about their expectations for 2017 and their plan of action for the opportunities the year is going to present
 
Facades: Saving face

Facades: Saving face

Using the building’s energy model as an essential tool in sustainability
 
What happens if taps run dry?

What happens if taps run dry?

What would happen if water was not available?
 
What do developers’ financials mean for the GCC?

What do developers’ financials mean for the GCC?

Paromita Dey reports on whether the mixed bag of financial performances from the region’s real estate developers will evoke a positive market sentiment
 
Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 1-10

Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 1-10

The following article contains details of the individuals ranked one to 10 on the Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List
 
Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 11-20

Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 11-20

The following article contains details of the individuals ranked 11 to 20 on the Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List
 
Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 21-30

Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List: 21-30

The following article contains details of the individuals ranked 21 to 30 on the Construction Week Qatar 2016 Power List
 
Market snapshot: HVAC demand in the Middle East

Market snapshot: HVAC demand in the Middle East

Industry experts are of the opinion that the HVAC market in the GCC is poised to grow further with the adoption of new energy-efficient technologies, supported by a robust construction market
 



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