Billed as the fifth mode of transportation, the UAE is seriously considering the implementation of Hyperloop, but is the time right for such an investment?
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
The 37th edition of The Big 5 will build on the exhibition’s historic successes, but with a few changes to reflect the construction industry’s evolving needs
It may be tempting for contractors operating in the GCC to offer discounts, but it is equally important that they consider the longer-term ramifications for their businesses
English law, the English language, and a protocol with English roots are influencing delays and disruptions within the Middle East’s construction market
Could the UAE benefit from the implementation of construction procurement initiatives that have been tried and tested in the UK market?
The GCC may have benefitted from the input of international construction outfits, but its own pool of local talent is also being leveraged to facilitate development in other regions
The vital role of the expert in a construction dispute is often underestimated and misunderstood by the party appointing that same expert
Is regional FM ready for a new reality?
The temptation to choose cost over value represents a false economy, and could be negatively impacting Dubai’s construction sector, explains Thomas & Adamson’s Zander Muego
The remedies currently being prescribed by GCC governments may be bitter pills for construction professionals to swallow, but their long-term health benefits are clear to see
Construction Week’s Top 50 GCC Developers 2016 list is populated by individuals who have responded to market challenges with a positive long-term attitude
Amid reports that Saudi Arabian officials are set to mull the cancellation of more than $20bn worth of projects, is the Middle East’s shift towards PPPs about to gather pace?