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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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GCC project finance is set to change in a big way

GCC project finance is set to change in a big way

If necessity is the mother of invention, the 2019 implementation of Basel III banking regulations looks set to change the landscape of GCC project finance in a big way
 
Fire prevention benefits safety and boosts profits

Fire prevention benefits safety and boosts profits

The push to improve fire prevention and protection practices within the Middle East’s built environment is not only improving safety; it is also providing a host of commercial opportunities
 
How can we neutralise the project fraud threat?

How can we neutralise the project fraud threat?

An awareness of common scams, coupled with robust preventative safeguards, can help to mitigate the threat of project fraud within GCC construction
 
How enforceable are settlement agreement waivers?

How enforceable are settlement agreement waivers?

Settlement agreements which waive future claims – are they enforceable?
 

 

ICMS adoption will benefit GCC dispute resolution

ICMS adoption will benefit GCC dispute resolution

Universal adoption of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) would aid the avoidance and resolution of disputes in the GCC market
 
Improving accessibility is an open goal for Dubai

Improving accessibility is an open goal for Dubai

It’s easy to convince people that the built environment should be made more accessible in theory, but such improvements would also offer commercial opportunities in practice
 
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
 



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