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GCC concrete firms can't afford to be reactive

GCC concrete firms can't afford to be reactive

Today’s construction market is as challenging as it is interesting for the Middle East’s concrete players. The firms that adopt proactive strategies today are most likely to thrive in the longer term
 

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A run-down of the new Qatari Arbitration Law

A run-down of the new Qatari Arbitration Law
The new Qatari Arbitration Law should serve to increase efficiency and transparency, thus significantly benefitting the country’s construction sector
 

GCC project finance is set to change in a big way

GCC project finance is set to change in a big way
If necessity is the mother of invention, the 2019 implementation of Basel III banking regulations looks set to change the landscape of GCC project finance in a big way
 

Fire prevention benefits safety and boosts profits

Fire prevention benefits safety and boosts profits
The push to improve fire prevention and protection practices within the Middle East’s built environment is not only improving safety; it is also providing a host of commercial opportunities
 

Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground

Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground
Is longer-term thinking slowly but surely gaining ground in the region?
 

 

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A run-down of the new Qatari Arbitration Law

A run-down of the new Qatari Arbitration Law

The new Qatari Arbitration Law should serve to increase efficiency and transparency, thus significantly benefitting the country’s construction sector
 

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GCC project finance is set to change in a big way

GCC project finance is set to change in a big way

If necessity is the mother of invention, the 2019 implementation of Basel III banking regulations looks set to change the landscape of GCC project finance in a big way
 
 

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Virtual reality may help BIM reach full potential

Virtual reality may help BIM reach full potential

Dubai is placing much faith in the power of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to help it deliver the cities of the future, but could virtual reality be the technology that will enable BIM to deliver on it potential?
 
 

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Retrofitting an answer to energy efficiency

Retrofitting an answer to energy efficiency

Existing buildings, as opposed to those newly constructed, account for the vast majority of energy consumption in the residential and commercial sector
 
 

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Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground

Shifting motives: long-term thinking gains ground

Is longer-term thinking slowly but surely gaining ground in the region?
 
 

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How do landscape materials impact user safety?

How do landscape materials impact user safety?

Ithara Group’s technical director, Jens Dietrich Rethorn, explains how rope used in playgrounds impacts user security and landscape management
 
 
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