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
Lower levels of demand from the residential tower sector have caused many of the Middle East’s people-flow experts to look towards novel markets – and technologies – to maintain growth
The construction industry deals with heavy materials on a daily basis. It is important for them to measure and transport the right amount of resources
Third party funding for arbitration is gaining traction as margins continue to decrease in the construction sector
Prospective employers that leave themselves open to the practices of our industry’s less scrupulous recruitment firms risk wasting both time and money
It’s all too easy to lament change within our industry; the construction firms that welcome and adapt to market shifts are those that tend to reap rewards in the long term
Despite ongoing diversification efforts and steady progress on key projects, Oman’s construction sector has been fairly quiet of late. The time has come to make some noise!
Tempting though it may be, it is vital that regional contractors do not fall into the trap of accepting poorly drafted legal documents for the sake of expediency
From improving oil prices to increasing non-oil activity, there are reasons to be cheerful in 2017 despite looming concerns over reduced cash flow and structural reforms
Following ethics in business has paid for itself in the long run, even if it meant losing out potential clients in the short to medium term
With so many industry giants going head to head at the CW Awards, it can be hard to keep pace with who won what, so – spoilers ahoy – here are a few of my personal highlights
It’s a game of wait-and-see for the upcoming theme park developments in the region, as even having all the right ingredients in place may not necessarily guarantee success
Certain aspects of Construction Week’s 2016 Salary Survey make for uncomfortable reading, and liquidity appears to be the root cause of many of the problems being faced
On what basis are contra-charges and set-off sums permitted?
Do not underestimate the promise of change
After attending this year’s surprisingly upbeat The Big 5 in Dubai, I’m pleased to report that many within the regional construction sector are firmly on the front foot