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Breaking the loop of short-term budgeting and poor efficiency John Bambridge, editor, PMV Middle East.

Breaking the loop of short-term budgeting and poor efficiency

How the short-term budgeting of project procurement impacts the efficiency of operations, and how systemic change is needed to break the vicious cycle
 

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Poor maintenance among GCC F&B outlets is costing building owners

Poor maintenance among GCC F&B outlets is costing building owners
F&B outlets are critical elements of the Gulf’s multi-use, leisure, and entertainment properties, but poor ventilation and maintenance could lead to losses for their owners
 

GCC contractors need to know about the bilateral investment treaty

GCC contractors need to know about the bilateral investment treaty
Middle Eastern contractors can pursue contractual claims through bilateral investment treaty (BIT) arbitration, which offers benefits over traditional models
 

Can the UAE make its master-planned developments more ‘livable’?

Can the UAE make its master-planned developments more ‘livable’?
While livability continues to pose a challenge for regional master-planners, the UAE clearly has no intention of taking its foot off the gas when it comes to building communities
 

Expert: Data is key in building smart cities

Expert: Data is key in building smart cities
Khaled Charif, director of technology and innovation at NXN, reveals how data is the main ingredient when it comes to creating smart cities
 

 

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Poor maintenance among GCC F&B outlets is costing building owners

Poor maintenance among GCC F&B outlets is costing building owners

F&B outlets are critical elements of the Gulf’s multi-use, leisure, and entertainment properties, but poor ventilation and maintenance could lead to losses for their owners
 

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Has Dubai finally learned to prioritise substance over style?

Has Dubai finally learned to prioritise substance over style?

Government plans to overhaul and expand Dubai’s sewerage infrastructure demonstrate the emirate’s unwillingness to prioritise style over substance
 
 

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For most construction-related questions, technology has the answer

For most construction-related questions, technology has the answer

Rapid advancements within the field of technology could provide answers to many of the perennial challenges faced by the UAE’s construction community
 
 

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Collaborative approach to MEP using BIM

Collaborative approach to MEP using BIM

Collaboration with BIM will enhance communication and trust among stakeholders
 
 

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Joining the dots: on the rising interconnectivity of on-site equipment

Joining the dots: on the rising interconnectivity of on-site equipment

PMV Middle East points to the growing signs of the increasing interconnectivity of plant, machinery and vehicles on the jobsite
 
 

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How FM companies are preparing for the UAE's nuclear age

How FM companies are preparing for the UAE's nuclear age

Imdaad group CEO Jamal Abdulla Lootah talks about an astute plan for the success of UAE’s Barakah Nuclear Power Plant
 
 

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Middle East construction recruitment market 2017 roundup

Middle East construction recruitment market 2017 roundup

In a ConstructionWeekOnline exclusive, Aaron Fletcher, head of construction at Randstad MENA, analyses how the region's construction recruitment market is shaping up
 
 
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