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Gulf construction - December 2018




Wall Technology (Walltech), a Dubai-based specialised manufacturer and contractor of architectural aluminium and glass systems, is looking to scale new heights – ...


Ideal Standard’s new ‘Ceraline’ range of bathroom mixers is a true trendsetter, says the leading provider of innovative bathroom solutions that ...


With more than 60 technological innovations and a noticeable change in design, the new Mercedes-Benz Actros heavy-duty truck is a head-turner. A more focal point now is the...




The city of Jeddah will become polycentric when some of the boldest masterplanned developments unfold over the course of the next decades, the CEO of the company that is ...


There will be an acceleration in the move towards sustainable buildings as countries worldwide focus on stemming their environment impact and arresting climate change. In ...


BIM

An increasing number of projects across the GCC are starting to utilise building information modelling (BIM), with both governments and contractors realising the benefits ...




The plastic pipes and fittings market in the GCC is gaining strength with construction in the real estate and industrial sectors driving demand upward. In the UAE, this ...


Mohamed Abdulrahman Al Bahar, Caterpillar’s dealer in Bahrain, Kuwait, the UAE and Oman, has added the new CB10 asphalt compactor to its extensive range of Cat ...


Bahrain’s King Fahd Causeway Authority (KFCA) said it has invited bids from qualified transaction advisory services consultancies for implementing the transitional ...




Saudi Arabia’s King Salman last month inaugurated Phase One of Waad Al Shamaal and laid the foundation stone for the second phase of the SR85-billion ($23 billion) ...


Dubai Future Foundation (DFF) has announced the completion of the structure for the Museum of the Future, which aims to be an icon of the future of science and innovation ...


SMART products, digitisation, sustainability, solar power, technological disruptions and innovation were in the spotlight at  The Big 5 2018 which was  held in ...




Concurrent delay remains one of the most controversial topics in our industry. The questions people ask most often are: “Can a contractor get an extension of ...


Leading developer Meraas says work is progressing well on its Dubai Arena project with the active-lit façade already completed and the elegantly-panelled structure ...


BIC Contracting (BICC) says one of its subsidiaries has won a contract to refurbish and redevelop the Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The ...




Edition Hotels has opened its first signature property in the Middle East bringing to the region a ground-breaking concept by Ian Schrager, the visionary behind ...




Adapa, a Danish manufacturer of reconfigurable moulds that is relatively new to the region, has forged strong connections in the construction market and has already started...