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Top 50 GCC Developers 2016: 1-10 Ali Rashid Lootah, Chairman, Nakheel.

Top 50 GCC Developers 2016: 1-10

Welcome to Construction Week’s 2016 ranking of the most active developers in the GCC. The following list recognises the individuals who are driving construction in the Gulf, delivering projects and planning communities for generations to come


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Experts discuss cost-effective formwork in the GCC

Experts discuss cost-effective formwork in the GCC

With market pressures forcing GCC contractors to identify savings, formwork suppliers are witnessing spikes in demand for both innovative and rented systems
 
Demand for the latest fire-related tech is rising

Demand for the latest fire-related tech is rising

As fire codes become more stringent across the Gulf, technology providers are registering an increase in demand for products that can improve the safety of built environments
 
Market overview: Fire prevention in the GCC

Market overview: Fire prevention in the GCC

Following on from the UAE’s updated fire code release, industry experts are anticipating a consolidation of fire prevention regulations in the GCC region
 
How Bentley finds the quickest solutions

How Bentley finds the quickest solutions

Bentley Technology enables Vic’s Crane & Heavy Haul to build and deliver a 49m process vessel, on time and safely
 

 

Market focus: GCC post-tensioning innovations

Market focus: GCC post-tensioning innovations

Although post-tensioning is a well-established practice in the Middle East, specialist sub-contractors are continuing to introduce cost-saving technologies and products to the market. Stian Overdahl reports
 
How do landscape materials impact user safety?

How do landscape materials impact user safety?

Ithara Group’s technical director, Jens Dietrich Rethorn, explains how rope used in playgrounds impacts user security and landscape management
 
GCC property trends reshaping landscape management

GCC property trends reshaping landscape management

fmME reviews government landscaping investments in the UAE, and how private sector firms must develop specialised landscape management programmes
 
FM companies would be wrong to ignore landscaping

FM companies would be wrong to ignore landscaping

Landscaping specialists are set to witness a new arc in the region’s understanding of their skills and services, as well as the significance of their knowhow
 
Safety and innovation in the UAE’s cladding market

Safety and innovation in the UAE’s cladding market

The UAE’s more stringent building code requires the use of fire-rated materials, which designers believe will help bring the cost of aluminium composite panels in line with that of other façade materials. Stian Overdahl reports
 
Maintaining and safeguarding elevators in the GCC

Maintaining and safeguarding elevators in the GCC

Innovative though today’s elevators may be, they are only as effective as the professionals working to ensure that units remain safe and secure
 
Kone on the benefits of People Flow Intelligence

Kone on the benefits of People Flow Intelligence

David Jones explains how Kone’s people-flow intelligence (PFI) technologies are helping to improve the efficiency and productivity of buildings across the Middle East
 
Market overview: Elevator demand in the GCC

Market overview: Elevator demand in the GCC

As challenges within the Middle East’s wider construction sector persist, Thyssenkrupp and Toshiba are targeting fresh markets in a bid to secure future growth
 
DOKA – On top form

DOKA – On top form

DOKA describes why it remains a supplier of choice in the formwork sector
 
The secrets to supply chain efficiency in the GCC

The secrets to supply chain efficiency in the GCC

Experts tell Jochebed Menon that cloud-based systems and skilled consultants are key drivers when it comes to maximising efficiency within the supply chain
 
A connected approach: Fleet management in the GCC

A connected approach: Fleet management in the GCC

Experts tell Jochebed Menon what is lacking in the current fleet management systems and how the Internet of Things (IoT) is going to improve the situation.
 



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