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Technology to support 'resilience' of UAE construction Technology is crucial to the resilience of the UAE's construction industry, a CCS expert said [representational image].

Technology to support 'resilience' of UAE construction

The right cost and information management systems can help to increase the competitiveness of the Emirates' building sector, CCS Gulf's general manager told Construction Week


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Q&A: ASGC chief Bishoy Azmy talks tech and diversification in the Middle East

Q&A: ASGC chief Bishoy Azmy talks tech and diversification in the Middle East

Ahead of the Construction Week: Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2018, Bishoy Azmy, chief executive officer of Gold Sponsor, ASGC, discusses the firm’s tech-driven project portfolio, and its diversification plans
 
Parsons' Gregg Welch on what construction technology really means

Parsons' Gregg Welch on what construction technology really means

The Parsons SVP outlines how tech can tangibly impact regional skylines, and reveals the US consultancy's plans to become a "digitally enabled solutions provider"
 
UAE giant ALEC's Kez Taylor discusses the future of construction

UAE giant ALEC's Kez Taylor discusses the future of construction

ALEC's boss talks to CW about the company's $2.7bn UAE pipeline, which includes Expo 2020 Dubai, adding value for clients, and the importance of simplifying work plans
 
CEO says Miral to boost Abu Dhabi tourism through Yas Island

CEO says Miral to boost Abu Dhabi tourism through Yas Island

Abu Dhabi is striving to become a hot-spot for tourism and entertainment in the Middle East, and Yas Island is the cornerstone of this ambition, Mohammed Al Zaabi says
 

 

Face to face: Hamish Tyrwhitt, Arabtec Holding

Face to face: Hamish Tyrwhitt, Arabtec Holding

Hamish Tyrwhitt outlines his long-term strategy to expand Arabtec Holding’s presence and market share in the UAE, and beyond
 
Crystal Lagoons to license patented tech to MENA developers this year

Crystal Lagoons to license patented tech to MENA developers this year

Crystal Lagoons’ regional director, Carlos Salas, says the company plans to reshape the Middle East’s built environment by developing inexpensive crystalline lagoons in the heart of the desert
 
Is the Middle East building the infrastructure needed to go solar?

Is the Middle East building the infrastructure needed to go solar?

Support for solar energy is ramping up in the Middle East, but are governments investing in the infrastructure needed to support these ambitions?
 
Face to face: Eng Anwaar Al Shimmari, UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Face to face: Eng Anwaar Al Shimmari, UAE Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Eng Anwaar Al Shimmari, director of design and chief innovation officer at the UAE’s Ministry of Infrastructure Development, details how innovation-led initiatives are shaping government projects in the country
 
CEO of UAE’s National Piling outlines 15% revenue growth plan

CEO of UAE’s National Piling outlines 15% revenue growth plan

When it comes to laying the groundwork for success, there is a reason National Piling is picked by the likes of Azizi Developments and Damac Properties – CEO Cheriyan Alex shares the secret
 
Supplier spotlight: How did the UAE's EGA save $9.8m in 2017?

Supplier spotlight: How did the UAE's EGA save $9.8m in 2017?

Emirates Global Aluminium’s employee suggestion programme reaps major rewards for the firm, as chief executive officer Abdullah Kalban explains 
 
CW Oman Awards 2018 Hall of fame: Sustainability Initiative winner

CW Oman Awards 2018 Hall of fame: Sustainability Initiative winner

T2o Engineers won the Sustainability Initiative of the Year prize at the Construction Week Oman Awards 2018 for its work on the Outward Bound Desert Centre
 
Face to face: Mirwais Azizi, Azizi Developments

Face to face: Mirwais Azizi, Azizi Developments

From fleeing war-torn Afghanistan to building one of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, the rise of Mirwais Azizi and his property empire will ensure he leaves an indelible mark on Dubai
 
The little interview: Jason Hird, Saint-Gobain Gyproc Middle East

The little interview: Jason Hird, Saint-Gobain Gyproc Middle East

Jason Hird, senior technical development manager at Saint-Gobain Gyproc Middle East, explains how the increasing attention that is being paid to fire and life safety in the region is influencing market demand for fire prevention & fire protection systems
 
MVL Firestop is optimistic about Middle East growth in 2018

MVL Firestop is optimistic about Middle East growth in 2018

Karim Elshafie and other company officials reveal details of MVL Firestop’s partnership with the Government of Saudi Arabia to promote fire safety during the Hajj season, and explain the steps the firm is taking to help clients cut costs
 
Face to face: Matthew Priddy, Cumming Corp

Face to face: Matthew Priddy, Cumming Corp

The new VP for themed entertainment project management at Cumming Corporation, Matthew Priddy, talks about his experience working for Walt Disney Imagineering, and explains how the Middle East can boost its themed entertainment sector
 



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