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Leaders UAE 2018: Construction faces 'tremendous' innovation deficit Yahya Jan, president and design director at Norr, was speaking at Construction Week: Leaders in Construction UAE Summit 2018 in Dubai.

Leaders UAE 2018: Construction faces 'tremendous' innovation deficit

The way the world is developing its cities is "less than desirable", Norr's Yahya Jan said at Construction Week's ongoing Leaders in Construction UAE Summit 2018 in Dubai


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Podcast: Lift-off for drones in the Middle East?

Podcast: Lift-off for drones in the Middle East?

Construction Week's latest podcast looks at why we are starting to see an increase in the use of drones in countries like the UAE
 
Net profits skyrocket at Abu Dhabi's Eshraq

Net profits skyrocket at Abu Dhabi's Eshraq

The chairman of the Abu Dhabi-based real estate firm said its 2018 first half results were the best in four years
 
Growing construction pipeline to bolster Bahrain's non-oil growth

Growing construction pipeline to bolster Bahrain's non-oil growth

Real-term expansion in Bahrain's construction sector has increased by more than 6%, which has fuelled forecasts of non-oil economic growth in the kingdom
 
Egypt riding high with $348bn in projects

Egypt riding high with $348bn in projects

BNC Network's latest report ‘Urban Construction in Egypt’ found the country's construction sector grew 10% in 2017
 

 

Saudi Aramco, Air Products, ACWA Power form $8bn JV

Saudi Aramco, Air Products, ACWA Power form $8bn JV

The joint venture company will buy Saudi Aramco's under-construction gas and power assets
 
Parsons launches critical infrastructure cybersecurity system

Parsons launches critical infrastructure cybersecurity system

US consultancy Parsons has created a converged security system to manage physical and digital attacks on critical infrastructure
 
Abu Dhabi's bus shelter construction on track

Abu Dhabi's bus shelter construction on track

The project includes the installation of 400 bus shelters in Abu Dhabi and the Al Dhafra region, and 200 in the city of Al Ain by the end of 2020
 
Top 10 jobs in Saudi Arabia for August 2018

Top 10 jobs in Saudi Arabia for August 2018

Construction Week rounds up the latest and greatest jobs in Saudi Arabia announced recently
 
UAE's Khalifa City to open first dedicated maternity hospital

UAE's Khalifa City to open first dedicated maternity hospital

The European Maternity Hospital in the Abu Dhabi suburb is expected to open in 2021, catering solely to the healthcare of women and children
 
Hotels in Ajman see 14% spike in guests

Hotels in Ajman see 14% spike in guests

Revenue from Ajman's tourism and hospitality sector in the first half of 2018 stood at $65.9m (AED242m), a modest 6% increase on the same period last year, fresh data has revealed
 
Oman's Hoehler + alSalmy wins Muscat Uni design contract

Oman's Hoehler + alSalmy wins Muscat Uni design contract

The Omani architecture and engineering firm beat out numerous others for the consultancy services contract that was put out to tender by Muscat University
 
Oman's real estate deals decline to $4bn

Oman's real estate deals decline to $4bn

Real estate transactions in Oman declined, although land plot allocation recorded a slight increase
 
Egypt's Sisi inaugurates Orascom-built Burullus power plant

Egypt's Sisi inaugurates Orascom-built Burullus power plant

Orascom was part of consortium engaged on work for Burullus power plant, one of several megaprojects under development in Egypt
 
Dubai design launches

Dubai design launches "Design for Good"

d3's Design for Good programme, based on three key pillars, will see two projects roll out within 2018
 
Bahrain starts building another road to ease congestion

Bahrain starts building another road to ease congestion

Bahrain is building another road as part of the government's effort to tackle congestion
 



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