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CW’s 2017 Power 100 reflects the Middle East’s fluid job market

CW’s 2017 Power 100 reflects the Middle East’s fluid job market

The Middle East’s construction community has had an interesting year, as evidenced by the number of fresh faces within Construction Week’s 2017 Power 100
 

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Oversizing is hurting the GCC's sustainability plans

Oversizing is hurting the GCC's sustainability plans
The regional construction industry’s practice of oversizing is not only a bane to sustainability initiatives, but also an obstacle to efforts to reduce project costs
 

GCC entertainment projects need 'designed-in' security

GCC entertainment projects need 'designed-in' security
‘Designing-in’ contemporary security theories and technologies will lead to the development of safer entertainment and leisure projects in the GCC
 

It’s time for the GCC to focus on the quality of its infrastructure

It’s time for the GCC to focus on the quality of its infrastructure
There is a growing focus on safeguarding infrastructure within the GCC’s built environment, and stakeholders appear increasingly willing to pick up the bill
 

Could new project finance models help reduce GCC construction claims?

Could new project finance models help reduce GCC construction claims?
Construction claims and disputes may be on the rise in the Middle East, but alternative models of project finance should serve to ease this situation in the not-too-distant future
 

 

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Oversizing is hurting the GCC's sustainability plans

Oversizing is hurting the GCC's sustainability plans

The regional construction industry’s practice of oversizing is not only a bane to sustainability initiatives, but also an obstacle to efforts to reduce project costs
 

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GCC entertainment projects need 'designed-in' security

GCC entertainment projects need 'designed-in' security

‘Designing-in’ contemporary security theories and technologies will lead to the development of safer entertainment and leisure projects in the GCC
 
 

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The high price of poor power quality

The high price of poor power quality

John Walker, engineering director, JPW Consulting Group, and Ian C Evans, managing director, Sentinel Power Quality Group 
 
 

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Power by decree: Dubai ruler mandates on back-up power

Power by decree: Dubai ruler mandates on back-up power

A temporary blackout at Dubai Mall reinforces the understanding that no major project can afford to be without a reliable back-up power system, while the intervention of Dubai’s ruler on the matter is music to the industry’s ears
 
 

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GCC energy plans require better tech integration

GCC energy plans require better tech integration

fmME, with Knowledge Partner Imdaad, explores the prospects of energy management service provision in the GCC, and the challenges faced by the growing regional sector
 
 





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