The GCC construction sector is waiting with bated breath to see whether The Big 5 2015 is able to deliver against a challenging economic backdrop – and with good reason
Although Qatar’s Civil Code does not include ‘global claims’ as an independent concept, construction firms can find respite in some of its terms and articles
Strange though it may seem, paying less attention to financial markets could help the Middle East’s contractors to put themselves back in the black sooner rather than later
As the oil price remains low and the equipment industry faces the prospect of depressed 2016 sales, is it time to let the storm pass or to dig deep?
Masdar City has proven connected and automated vehicles (CAVs) can find acceptance in the region, but will the GCC let go of traditional means of transport?
As global geopolitical and economic crises mount, reprioritisation and diversification will hold the key to success for construction firms in the Middle East next year
Cameron Crawford examines the implications of a social media 'code of conduct' for businesses
fmME delves below corporate strategy to understand what makes the region’s FM service providers tick
It appears the healthcare sector in Saudi Arabia has yet to embrace a holistic approach to its FM requirements
In order to work, RFID technology would need to be adapted over multiple bays to remain cost-effective
Contract administrators can prevent countless hours and amounts in construction disputes if companies employ their services from the outset
If the Middle East is serious about sustainability, its public and private sectors must work together to drive the creation of social and affordable housing for lower-income citizens
Lean construction is based on holistic pursuit of continuous improvements aimed at minimising costs and maximising value
Mike Wakefield, Partner at Galadari Advocates & Legal Consultants, looks at the relaxation of economic sanctions on Iran and protection of businesses against snap back sanctions
Fujairah ranks third in global oil trading hubs and has ambitions to climb up the the second place