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Dubai's Gitex 2018 shows why construction needs smart city tech Dubai is the home of the Middle East's smart city movement, but are construction contractors open to new technology concepts?

Dubai's Gitex 2018 shows why construction needs smart city tech

Smart cities are no longer science fiction, but do regional contractors understand this yet?
 

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Is digitised recruitment hurting your career?

Is digitised recruitment hurting your career?
Chances are your job application has been rejected by a résumé-reading robot – welcome to the 21st century
 

How the UAE's new expat retiree visa will impact construction

How the UAE's new expat retiree visa will impact construction
Construction contractors in the Middle East all face similar challenges, but the UAE’s expat retiree visa may solve some local industry problems in the long term
 

Why construction needs younger people in the workforce

Why construction needs younger people in the workforce
Millennials can learn from the Middle East’s construction gurus – but are they being provided patient guidance?
 

Leaders UAE 2018 unites top construction bosses in Dubai

Leaders UAE 2018 unites top construction bosses in Dubai
The UAE's biggest construction leaders debated and discussed payment delays, contract disputes, and mental health at CW's conference last week
 

 

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Rumours and the grapevine in the Gulf's construction industry

Rumours and the grapevine in the Gulf's construction industry

In the last few weeks, three Gulf construction outfits have shown how to manage incorrect market rumours and gossip
 

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The future of real estate depends on research

The future of real estate depends on research

The future of architecture and property development relies on extensive study, Imkan's Walid El Hindi says
 
 

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Solar power can profit the Middle East's construction contractors

Solar power can profit the Middle East's construction contractors

Once viewed as an alternative power source, solar energy is rapidly gaining favour with forward-looking construction contractors, such as CCC and ALEC
 
 

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Why hotels in the Gulf are trying harder to stand out

Why hotels in the Gulf are trying harder to stand out

A booming project pipeline will increase competition in the Middle East’s fiercely contested hospitality market, and a drive to be different will create new challenges for contractors
 
 

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Is the scarcity of contractors affecting the MidEast’s retrofit market?

Is the scarcity of contractors affecting the MidEast’s retrofit market?

Investment in retrofitting is on the up as building owners cash in on the benefits of eco-friendly properties, but a lack of specialist contractors on the ground threatens to derail development
 
 

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Used equipment prices remain stable in Middle East

Used equipment prices remain stable in Middle East

Richard Sweatt, the Middle East representative of Euro Auctions, provides insights into the demand for used construction and agriculture equipment
 
 

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Dubai needs to better preserve its architectural monuments

Dubai needs to better preserve its architectural monuments

Are we missing the point by knocking down our cities’ older structures and building shiny new ones in its place?
 
 

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Is digitised recruitment hurting your career?

Is digitised recruitment hurting your career?

Chances are your job application has been rejected by a résumé-reading robot – welcome to the 21st century
 
 
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