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January 21st, 2017


CW Oman Awards 2017: Guide to nominations

With the Construction Week Oman Awards 2017 less than two months away, time is running out to submit your nominations across this year’s 13 categories

Five minutes with: Stefano Iannacone, Mapei

Stefano Iannacone, managing director of Mapei Construction Chemicals, explains why the Middle East’s legacy projects will always be in need of high-quality concrete admixtures

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

Case study: FortyFour Tower, Beirut

Tedy Chakhtoura tells Construction Week that CCL succeeded in extending the scope of its contract at Beirut’s FortyFour Tower by proposing the integration of a pioneering jointless floor system

STRUCTURAL on the importance of concrete repair

STRUCTURAL’s Chris Hill and Sibtain Kapadia explain why, given the Middle East’s unforgiving natural environment, it is vital that regional developers take steps to protect their assets

UAE: Experts assess readymix and precast demand

RMAD and HPBS, two of the UAE’s leading concrete suppliers, discuss current levels of local demand for readymix and precast, and identify likely trends for 2017

Face to face: Raj Chinai, Sobha Group

Managing director of Sobha Group, Raj Chinai, is confident that the company’s strong portfolio and promising project pipeline will help the business to safely navigate the choppy waters of the Dubai real estate market

Site visit: XXII Carat, Palm Jumeirah

Russian developer, Forum Group, says it is progressing smoothly with the construction of its first high-end, luxury villa project, XXII Carat, located on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai