Existing buildings, as opposed to those newly constructed, account for the vast majority of energy consumption in the residential and commercial sector
The push to improve fire prevention and protection practices within the Middle East’s built environment is not only improving safety; it is also providing a host of commercial opportunities
Is longer-term thinking slowly but surely gaining ground in the region?
An awareness of common scams, coupled with robust preventative safeguards, can help to mitigate the threat of project fraud within GCC construction
The sultanate’s current construction landscape is not for the faint of heart, but the shortlist for the Construction Week Oman Awards 2017 offers cause for optimism
Universal adoption of the International Construction Measurement Standards (ICMS) would aid the avoidance and resolution of disputes in the GCC market
It’s easy to convince people that the built environment should be made more accessible in theory, but such improvements would also offer commercial opportunities in practice
What your nomination must cover – and avoid
Dubai is placing much faith in the power of Building Information Modelling (BIM) to help it deliver the cities of the future, but could virtual reality be the technology that will enable BIM to deliver on it potential?
Aerial work platforms appears to be one of a handful of segments were the economic realities and nature of the work have crowned rental king
Third party funding for arbitration is gaining traction as margins continue to decrease in the construction sector
Today’s construction market is as challenging as it is interesting for the Middle East’s concrete players. The firms that adopt proactive strategies today are most likely to thrive in the longer term
Rubber World Industries reveals how it is capitalizing on its appearance at The Big 5 in Dubai last November
James Mowat, international manager of Energi People, shares his insights about the MEP jobs market in the GCC for 2017
Discussing façade design in Qatar