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Design focus: Expo 2020 Dubai's country pavilions Expo 2020 Dubai will open its doors on 20 October, 2020 [image: Expo 2020 Dubai].

Design focus: Expo 2020 Dubai's country pavilions

Country pavilion designs revealed so far echo Expo 2020 Dubai's focus on technology, environment, and innovation


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2018 Preview: Supplier growth will help meet project deadlines

2018 Preview: Supplier growth will help meet project deadlines

As construction activity increases in the Gulf this year, suppliers are likely to face increased demands for products that generate both time and cost-savings for clients
 
Experts laud updates to UAE fire safety programmes

Experts laud updates to UAE fire safety programmes

The number and size of fire safety initiatives in the UAE is steadily increasing, with the number of fire accidents in the country reducing by 31% in 2016.
 
Sky Gate: An urban window of structural ingenuity from CCL

Sky Gate: An urban window of structural ingenuity from CCL

Rabih Hajjar, projects manager - Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at CCL, writes about the post-tensioning techniques his team deployed during the construction of Sky Gate, a gravity-defying 42-storey residential tower in east Beirut
 
Everything you need to know about Sharjah’s $6.5bn Aljada project

Everything you need to know about Sharjah’s $6.5bn Aljada project

Spread across 2.2km2 of land in the heart of Sharjah, UAE-based Arada’s $6.5bn Aljada megaproject looks set to become the emirate’s largest ever real estate development.
 

 

Does the GCC have what it takes to become a global healthcare hub?

Does the GCC have what it takes to become a global healthcare hub?

With an estimated $65bn worth of healthcare projects currently underway in the GCC, there are plenty of fresh faces looking to make names for themselves within the sector. James Morgan reports
 
Middle East's top three green mosque initiatives

Middle East's top three green mosque initiatives

ConstructionWeekOnline rounds up the top three initiatives implemented across the Middle East to make mosques more 'smart' and energy-efficient
 
What Qatar's construction sector needs, not wants

What Qatar's construction sector needs, not wants

The difference between what Qatar construction ‘needs’ and ‘wants’.
 
Will fees rise in the lead-up to the World Cup?

Will fees rise in the lead-up to the World Cup?

As the 2022 FIFA World Cup project deadlines compress, is there a risk that contractors will charge top-dollar for their services in Qatar? Andrew Jones, partner at Dentons, explores the possibility
 
Qatar 2022: Tight deadlines may mean more spending

Qatar 2022: Tight deadlines may mean more spending

Will compressed deadlines pre-2022 see contractors charging top dollar?
 
Finding funding for GCC infrastructure projects

Finding funding for GCC infrastructure projects

Mihir Shah, KPMG discusses the infrastructure funding issue
 
In pictures: MEP Awards 2016 winners

In pictures: MEP Awards 2016 winners

A total of 16 awards were handed out on the night
 
How businesses might desert Doha’s West Bay

How businesses might desert Doha’s West Bay

Could Doha’s West Bay be in danger of becoming an urban ghetto?
 
Will GCC bond sales boost regional construction?

Will GCC bond sales boost regional construction?

Analysts tell Paromita Dey that Saudi Arabia’s largest-ever bond sale, which generated $17.5bn, will have a long-term impact on construction in the kingdom
 
Which megaprojects will benefit the UAE’s vision?

Which megaprojects will benefit the UAE’s vision?

Analysts tell Paromita Dey how master-developments currently being built in the UAE will sustain the long-term buoyancy of the country’s real estate market
 



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