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Buckets and boom lifts: GCC market trends in AWP

Buckets and boom lifts: GCC market trends in AWP

In a segment formerly driven by the need for height, speed and productivity, strides are being made in safety and sustainability


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Water-efficient Grohe taps fitted at Sisli Mosque

Water-efficient Grohe taps fitted at Sisli Mosque

Cost savings achieved through the installation of Grohe Ecojoy taps at Turkey’s Şişli Mosque were used to create 1,000 Ramadan packages for those in need
 
GCC: Annual façades spending to hit $12bn by 2024

GCC: Annual façades spending to hit $12bn by 2024

Annual spending on building exteriors in the GCC will reach $12bn by 2024, according to a report from US-based Grand View Research
 
Dubai to build flower-shaped integrated eco-city

Dubai to build flower-shaped integrated eco-city

The flower-shaped city will rely on its own resources to provide the means of transport and communications, energy saving and recycling
 
Qatar: $41m tyre recycling plant now operational

Qatar: $41m tyre recycling plant now operational

Qatar’s $41.3m Modern Recycling Factory in Mesaieed Industrial City will be used to recycle used tyres and rubber materials
 

 

Could bioluminescent trees replace streetlights?

Could bioluminescent trees replace streetlights?

Organisms that glow in the dark could be used to light our streets, according to researchers at São Paulo University in Brazil
 
New labelling for energy-saving ACs completed

New labelling for energy-saving ACs completed

Energy efficiency labels for air conditioners have been completed by the Qatar General Authority for Specifications and Standardisation (QS)
 
Masdar CEO: Brexit unlikely to affect UK ventures

Masdar CEO: Brexit unlikely to affect UK ventures

Masdar holds significant investments in the UK and Europe, which is unlikely to be impacted by the current Brexit
 
Khalifa International Stadium receives GSAS 4-star

Khalifa International Stadium receives GSAS 4-star

Khalifa International Stadium receives four-star GSAS Sustainability rating
 
Face to face: Donna Sultan, KEO

Face to face: Donna Sultan, KEO

Donna Sultan, chief executive officer of KEO International Consultants, explains how low oil prices, sustainability targets, and facility management costs will spur the evolution of construction consultancies in the GCC
 
EmiratesGBC co-founder joins WorldGBC committee

EmiratesGBC co-founder joins WorldGBC committee

Emirates Green Building Council co-founder, Habiba Al Marashi, has been appointed to the membership committee of the World Green Building Council
 
Bahrain: Edamah to invest $930m in Hawar Islands

Bahrain: Edamah to invest $930m in Hawar Islands

Edamah has announced plans to invest $930m in a bid to transform Bahrain’s Hawar Islands into an eco-friendly tourism destination
 
MEP Conference: Make sustainability the priority

MEP Conference: Make sustainability the priority

Sustainability should be “at the heart and core of what we do”, KEO Consultants' Darrel Strobel said at the MEP Middle East UAE Conference 2016 in Dubai
 
Danish CEBRA unveils design for sustainable school

Danish CEBRA unveils design for sustainable school

Based in The Sustainable City, the school will feature open learning landscapes with greenery, wind towers and shaded outdoor areas.
 
TRL releases guidebook on sustainability in Qatar

TRL releases guidebook on sustainability in Qatar

Targeting Qatar-based construction companies, the guidebook was produced in close collaboration with Qatar Standards.
 
Technology key to Oman's energy sustainability

Technology key to Oman's energy sustainability

Siemens CEO in Oman highlighted the rising importance of technology ahead of Oman Energy and Water Exhibition and Conference
 








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