Video: Site progress update from Expo 2020 Dubai
Paul Stevens, vice president for delivery at Expo 2020 and keynote speaker at CW’s Leaders in Construction UAE 2016, presents an in-depth progress update for the Dubai South site
The development of the future site of Expo 2020 Dubai is on track, according to Paul Stevens, the event’s vice president for delivery.
Stevens, who delivered the keynote address at Construction Week: Leaders in Construction UAE Summit 2016, provided an in-depth progress update for the Dubai South site.
During the course of his speech, Stevens described 2016 as the year of design, and 2017 as the year of construction.
He told attendees that preparation activities at the site have now been conducted, and that the first infrastructure package – the contract for which has already been awarded – will complete by April 2018.
Stevens also detailed the legacy-related benefits that Expo 2020 will offer, explaining that more than 80% of investments will be retained following the event.
The following video shows Stevens’ keynote address in its entirety. For full coverage of CW: Leaders in Construction UAE Summit 2016, check out issue 625 of Construction Week.