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CW Salary Survey 2017: Are you working too hard?

Construction Week News: - Sun, 10/22/2017 - 08:00
Complete the Construction Week Salary Survey 2017 to find out how your working hours compare to those of your industry peers

Pest control specialists ETS increase focus on technology

Construction Week News: - Sat, 10/21/2017 - 12:00
New services include drone bird watch and rodent control using sensors

Value of Expo 2020 Dubai projects hits $33bn

Construction Week News: - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 08:00
Expo 2020-related developments in Dubai has now reached a combined value of $33bn (AED121bn), according to project research and intelligence provider, BNC Network

Imsware launches unified soft services CAFM system

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 17:33
German-based Imsware has taken a unified approach to CAFM software which clamps all soft services in one module

Construction begins on $260m Mazoon Dairy facility in Oman

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:56
Construction on what will be one of Oman?s biggest food manufacturing projects has commenced

EMC inaugurates desert testing facility for Mercedes-Benz trucks

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 16:10
Emirates Motor Company, the Abu Dhabi distributor for Mercedes-Benz, launches a Mercedes-Benz Trucks engine endurance testing facility ? one of only 11 such centres the globe

Number of GCC contract awards drop in 2017, expert says

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 12:42
The number of contracts awarded this year has fallen despite an increase in tender activity, an expert has said

Japanese firm wins supply contract for Kuwaiti desalination plant

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 11:40
Doosan Heavy Industries and Construction has enlisted Japan?s Asahi Kasei to supply the pre-treatment membrane for Kuwait?s Doha Phase 1 desalination plant

$26m worth of equipment used for Abu Dhabi WorldSkills competition

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:46
Equipment for the first WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017 has been estimated to cost around $26m (AED94m), according to Ali Al Marzouqi, CEO of the competition

Bahrain attracts $200m of manufacturing, logistics investment in H1 2017

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:42
Bahrain?s manufacturing and logistics sector attracted more than $200m of investment during the first half of 2017, according to the Bahrain Economic Development Board

DP World expands Jebel Ali Port Terminal 3 by 1.5 million TEU

Construction Week News: - Thu, 10/19/2017 - 09:30
DP World will add 1.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) to Container Terminal 3 at Jebel Ali Port to boost the facility's container handling productivity

Saudi sovereign wealth fund forms $507m-worth ESCO

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 19:00
Public Investment Fund has established Super Esco, which will fund and manage the retrofit of government and public-sector buildings in the kingdom

Abu Dhabi extends $50m to develop Maldives airport

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 17:29
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development's concessionary loan will reportedly help build new and expand existing facilities at the Velana International Airport in Male

Ramboll: Unclear client requirements an obstacle to BIM adoption

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:34
Challenges related to BIM implementation "start on day one" due to lack of clarity on the part of clients, Andrew Darlington tells Construction Week

Expert hails role of FM in updated UAE fire code

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 16:15
The document, which emphasises the responsibilities of various stakeholders, is "a step in the right direction", a Cofely Besix FM expert told ConstructionWeekOnline

Messe Frankfurt to support SDiB conference in Iran

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 15:12
Messe Frankfurt is supporting the first Safety Design in Buildings (SDiB) conference on 22 November in Teheran, Iran

Volvo abandons efforts to divest government sales unit

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 14:18
Volvo Group discontinues attempts to divest itself of governmental sales business unit, after it began the process of seeking buyers for the division in November 2016

Siemens to showcase digitalised portfolio for sustainable energy

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 13:23
Siemens will demonstrate ways to achieve a sustainable energy future with its digitalised portfolio at the 19th Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) in Dubai, held from 23 to 25 October

Multiplex bags Address Residences Jumeirah main contract

Construction Week News: - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 11:01
Al Ain Properties has awarded Multiplex Constructions LLC the main construction contract for its Address Residences Jumeirah Resort + Spa development in Dubai