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GCC concrete firms can't afford to be reactive

GCC concrete firms can't afford to be reactive

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


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Late payment cannot become a long-term habit

Late payment cannot become a long-term habit

UAE construction firms may continue to face challenges in the coming years but, as the market improves, it is vital that late payment is not allowed to become a long-term habit
 
Expo 2020 is not the preserve of industry giants

Expo 2020 is not the preserve of industry giants

Expo 2020’s plans for 2017 will be music to the ears of the Middle East’s construction community, especially companies operating at the smaller end of the spectrum
 
Let’s make some noise about construction in Oman

Let’s make some noise about construction in Oman

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!
 
Special Report: Functional facades

Special Report: Functional facades

Discussing façade design in Qatar
 

 

GCC: Minimum parking requirements must be revised

GCC: Minimum parking requirements must be revised

The revision of onsite parking requirements for middle- and lower-income housing projects could boost affordable housing development in the Middle East
 
Hospitality development is about to boom in Dubai

Hospitality development is about to boom in Dubai

Research suggests that Expo 2020 has the potential to turn Dubai into the tourism capital of the world, so it’s a good thing so many hotel rooms are in the pipeline
 
How will Dubai Water Canal benefit investors?

How will Dubai Water Canal benefit investors?

The area in the vicinity of the Dubai Water Canal will have a different look and feel once the project is complete, which in turn will mean good news for real estate investors
 
The GCC is leading the way in terms of smart tech

The GCC is leading the way in terms of smart tech

The Gulf is at the forefront when it comes to implementing a green future, adopting new trends and investing in technology and digital readiness
 
To sue, or not to sue, that is the question

To sue, or not to sue, that is the question

The lowdown on BITs and ICSID arbitrations and their significance in construction and engineering contracts
 
Can the Middle East cultivate its solar flair?

Can the Middle East cultivate its solar flair?

The Middle East may have sunshine in abundance, but is the region doing enough to secure a future that’s powered by clean energy?
 








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