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Middle East construction HSE schemes resist cash flow delays

Middle East construction HSE schemes resist cash flow delays

Middle Eastern builders have posted impressive site safety records so far this year, and HSE standards appear to improving by the day, even as contractors face cash flow problems


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Why staff training is vital for GCC firms hoping to stay on top

Why staff training is vital for GCC firms hoping to stay on top

Marcus Taylor, managing partner at Taylor Sterling Associates, explains why staff training and development programmes are necessary for regional employers looking to get ahead of the curve
 
Kuwait's airport construction schemes to spur real estate growth

Kuwait's airport construction schemes to spur real estate growth

The billion-dollar Silk City and Jahra Medical City projects signify Kuwait’s appetite for real estate growth, which its aviation schemes could help secure in the future
 
Five construction firms using technology right

Five construction firms using technology right

Aidan Mercer, industry marketing director, Project Delivery, Bentley Systems explains how construction is 'going digital" and highlights five companies who are helping to shape the sector in a big way
 
Half-time: Middle East construction's H1 2018 review

Half-time: Middle East construction's H1 2018 review

Halfway through 2018, the Middle East construction sector’s report card suggests bright prospects lie ahead for the industry
 

 

Saudi Arabia is leading the evolution of the GCC's power sector

Saudi Arabia is leading the evolution of the GCC's power sector

Dr Floris Hendrikus Schulze, managing director and head of CESI Middle East explains how Saudi Arabia's power sector is thriving under the development of solar power projects
 
Can Saudi attract the construction talent its megaprojects need?

Can Saudi attract the construction talent its megaprojects need?

Saudi Arabia remains a lucrative proposition as a place for foreign talent to live and work, but can it attract the right people to build its future infrastructure?
 
The UAE’s new visas could support construction freelancers and SMEs

The UAE’s new visas could support construction freelancers and SMEs

The UAE's 10-year visa and reforms to its existing foreign worker visa system may spur the rise of regional construction freelancers
 
BIM’s benefits are clear, but it’s still confusing GCC construction

BIM’s benefits are clear, but it’s still confusing GCC construction

The potential benefits of BIM have been widely reported, so why is there still significant confusion about the software among many in the industry?
 
Are Gulf construction firms ready to embrace disruptive tech?

Are Gulf construction firms ready to embrace disruptive tech?

Businesses know investing in 3D printing, VR, and artificial intelligence can yield long-term financial gains, but they must now be bold and adopt these disruptive tools
 
Money troubles dent Middle East construction jobs

Money troubles dent Middle East construction jobs

Marcus Taylor, managing partner at Taylor Sterling Associates, outlines how liquidity issues are affecting the Middle East’s construction sector
 
Are Middle East construction employers addressing mental health?

Are Middle East construction employers addressing mental health?

The Middle East’s construction employers continue to pursue skilled talent and employee loyalty, but are they paying attention to the mental health of their workforce?
 
A retrofitting budget can help future-proof buildings in the Middle East

A retrofitting budget can help future-proof buildings in the Middle East

A proper programme and budget for retrofits can help to trim a building’s operational and maintainence costs, as well as keeping it future-ready
 
Italy's interest in Middle East construction is good news for contractors

Italy's interest in Middle East construction is good news for contractors

Italian contractors Saipem and Salini Impregilo differ in terms of current financial health, but their shared interest in the Middle East should buoy regional construction leaders
 
Dubai's new development game is attention to detail and sustainability

Dubai's new development game is attention to detail and sustainability

Chief executive officer of UAE-based Aurora Real Estate Development, Cian Farah explains the changing trends in Dubai's property market in 2018
 
Stand out from the crowd with Construction Week’s 2018 Power 100

Stand out from the crowd with Construction Week’s 2018 Power 100

The deadline is approaching to submit responses for CW’s 2018 Power 100 ranking. Have your say, and make sure you aren’t overshadowed by your competitors this year
 



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