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Transparency will drive the Middle East construction sector's success

Transparency will drive the Middle East construction sector's success

Building ethical, profitable, and sustainable companies is a long process, and one with its share of challenges, but being open about how we do business will help the process along


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Prefab can ease time and quality challenges for the GCC's contractors

Prefab can ease time and quality challenges for the GCC's contractors

With pressure mounting to build faster, better, and cheaper, prefabrication presents an opportunity to boost efficiency while at the same time cutting costs
 
GCC construction leaders must learn from the UAE's real estate JVs

GCC construction leaders must learn from the UAE's real estate JVs

The recent JVs formed by Aldar Properties and Emaar Properties, as well as Shurooq and Nakheel, indicate that a paradigm shift is under way in the UAE’s real estate sector
 
Skyscraper construction is lifting the Middle East’s elevator market

Skyscraper construction is lifting the Middle East’s elevator market

Skyscraper construction is one of the key factors impacting – and benefitting – the Middle East’s people-flow management firms, but in no way is it the only driver of growth in the sector
 
How science and tech solutions are transforming the flooring industry

How science and tech solutions are transforming the flooring industry

Vik Vithlani, sales director, MENA (Middle East & North Africa), Flooring, at Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings EMEAI, examines how science and technology is changing the flooring industry
 

 

Proposed updates to GTPL will benefit Saudi's construction sector

Proposed updates to GTPL will benefit Saudi's construction sector

Haroon Niazi, partner in the Middle East at HKA, explains how proposed changes to Government Tenders and Procurement Law will impact procurement in the kingdom
 
Construction sector must adapt to the age of the 'gigaproject'

Construction sector must adapt to the age of the 'gigaproject'

Guy Barlow, global commercial director, Connected Cost, ‎at Aconex talks about the growing prominence of the ‘gigaproject’ in today's construction industry
 
PM Modi’s visit highlights India's prospects for Middle East construction

PM Modi’s visit highlights India's prospects for Middle East construction

Prime Minister Modi’s tour of the Middle East highlights a renewed appreciation of the Indian economy, but can regional construction leaders capitalise on the opportunities?
 
The GCC's PPP schemes can help to avoid order book declines in 2018

The GCC's PPP schemes can help to avoid order book declines in 2018

It may be reasonable for Gulf construction leaders to expect order book declines in 2018, but the opportunities offered by the region’s expanding PPP network cannot be ignored
 
GCC contractors must learn from Carillion's mistakes

GCC contractors must learn from Carillion's mistakes

Once a leading light of the global construction market, Carillion has formally folded its operations. For the Gulf’s contractors, the Carillion story should serve as a caution
 
The new year has brought new goals for Middle East construction

The new year has brought new goals for Middle East construction

Changes are afoot throughout the Middle East’s construction industry as the new year brings with it new goals and resources, as well as challenges
 
Building up to 2018: Trends to look for in the building industry

Building up to 2018: Trends to look for in the building industry

Saeed Al Abbar, managing director at AESG shares his insight on the building trends the construction industry should look out for in 2018
 
A farewell to the Middle East's construction sector

A farewell to the Middle East's construction sector

With more than 400 industry leaders in attendance, the grand finale of the Construction Week Awards 2017 was a superb way to round off the year – and indeed my tenure as editor
 
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
 
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
 



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