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Chemicals are changing how the Gulf’s buildings are designed and managed

Chemicals are changing how the Gulf’s buildings are designed and managed

The growing demand for sustainability both during a project’s construction and after its completion is changing how chemicals and admixtures are manufactured in the Gulf


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Implementing VAT in your business as deadline looms

Implementing VAT in your business as deadline looms

Deltek explains what VAT will mean for your business and how it can help with implementation and compliance
 
GCC construction can look forward to workforce stability in 2018

GCC construction can look forward to workforce stability in 2018

The fact that the results of Construction Week’s 2017 Salary Survey so closely echo those collected last year suggests that our industry can look forward to a period of relative stability
 
The Big 5 2017 is grounded in reality, but looking to the future

The Big 5 2017 is grounded in reality, but looking to the future

The Big 5 2017 may boast a distinctly forward-looking flavour, but the tools and techniques being showcased are grounded in the realities of today’s market
 
Digital tools can reduce construction costs and boost productivity

Digital tools can reduce construction costs and boost productivity

The Middle East’s construction firms could record double-digit growth in productivity – and cost reductions of 45% – through the adoption of digital tools
 

 

Transport strategies will boost the Gulf's entertainment sector

Transport strategies will boost the Gulf's entertainment sector

Public authorities in Saudi Arabia and the UAE emirate of Sharjah are adopting transport strategies that could help secure the growth of their entertainment properties
 
'Tech-first' model to deliver cost benefits for GCC's fleet managers

'Tech-first' model to deliver cost benefits for GCC's fleet managers

Sustainability and cost efficiency are hardly new ambitions for the Gulf’s fleets, but notable industry changes witnessed in 2017 have taken regional firms closer to achieving these goals
 
BIM awareness in the Gulf's construction sector is growing

BIM awareness in the Gulf's construction sector is growing

While select developers and contractors continue to resist or misunderstand BIM, experts are optimistic about the technology’s uptake in the Gulf’s construction sector
 
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
 
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
 
The lack of female leaders will hurt GCC construction

The lack of female leaders will hurt GCC construction

Inducting more women to the workforce has clear benefits for organisations in all sectors and countries, but are the Gulf’s construction leaders ready to do more?
 
Leaders UAE 2017: A summit characterised by realism and innovation

Leaders UAE 2017: A summit characterised by realism and innovation

In line with our industry’s adjustment to the ‘new norm’, CW: Leaders in Construction UAE Summit 2017 was characterised by a potent combination of realism and innovation
 
How can developers ensure the wellbeing of building tenants?

How can developers ensure the wellbeing of building tenants?

Developers must adopt a new approach to project conception and design in order to ensure the long-term wellbeing of building tenants and occupants
 
GCC contractors need a tough conversation about technology

GCC contractors need a tough conversation about technology

Now, more than ever, the Gulf’s construction leaders need to brave tough conversations if a new tech-forward paradigm is to emerge in the regional sector
 



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