Top 10 stories from 2014

CW Online reveals the most popular headlines from the past 12 months

NEWS, Business, Arabtec, Balfour Beatty, Dulsco, Galfar, Google, Kingdom tower, Mall of the World

The last year has been hugely successful on the construction front in the GCC as the region continues to bounce back from the financial meltdown suffered in 2008.

Developments have complete, billion dollar deals have been signed and mega-projects announced. Throw in controversies surrounding corruption and workers’ rights and there has been plenty to write about in CW Online.

Here we take a look at the top 10 most popular stories read on the website throughout 2014.

10. Dubai's Mall of the World will cost $6.8bn

9. Balfour Beatty mulls Parsons Brinckerhoff sale

8. Dulsco, GE in top 15 firms to work for in the UAE

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6. Arabtec fires 'hundreds' after CEO departs

5. Kingdom Tower breaks new world record

4. Google maps out Dubai streets

3. Galfar MD sentenced to three years in prison

2. Top 5 richest Indians in Gulf construction

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