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February 24th, 2018


Site visit: One Palm, Dubai

Construction Week tours the construction site of One Palm, a 84,500m2 cantilevered luxury development being built by Omniyat and Multiplex on Dubai’s Palm Jumeirah

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

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

The UAE is leading the Gulf’s fire safety programmes

Through legislation and investments in technology, the UAE is leading the effort to boost fire safety across the Gulf region, as Neha Bhatia reports

GCC private-sector firms are supporting more fire safety regulation

Legislation will go a long way towards improving fire-safety standards in the Middle East, but regional suppliers’ efforts prove that these initiatives are not the preserve of the public sector

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