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Gulf construction - January 2019




With landmark infrastructural and industrial projects nearing completion and some other much-awaited contracts set to be announced, 2019 is poised to be one of anticipation...


Artificial intelligence (AI), the very phrase conjures up images of futuristic mechanical brains doing all kinds of intelligent work. Scare stories abound – AI ...


Spread over a massive 50 sq km, the King Salman Energy Park (Spark) is seen as a catalyst for Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 in its ambitions to diversify the ...




The industry’s prescriptive approach is reflected in the reaction to failures in fire safety. In the wake of major fires, there’s a clamour on social media ...


In keeping with its tradition of sourcing the best products and materials for the construction industry from around the world, Universal Building Materials Merchants ...


Bahrain-based aluminum producer Alba, along with Bechtel, the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) contractor, has achieved a major milestone by ...




The Red Sea Development Company, a wholly-owned entity of Saudi Public Investment Fund (PIF), has unveiled the masterplan of its mega luxury tourism project, which will see...


Leading master-developer Meydan Group said 60 per cent of the structural work has already been completed at its pioneering, next-generation lifestyle and retail ...


Dozens of Reynaers Aluminium’s key stakeholders from across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region will be flown to Munich, Germany, to experience first-hand ...




Gulf Construction updates you with the latest calendar of events from the Middle East and beyond. JANUARY 11-13:    Destination Habitat – Beaune, a home, ...


Jumeirah Group, a global luxury hospitality company and a member of Dubai Holding, has announced the opening of Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort in Abu Dhabi, the ...


As many as 450 skilled professionals worked day and night to complete the pile cap at Dubai Creek Tower in less than nine months – and two months ahead of schedule. ...




AlKifah Holding, a diversified group in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, envisions itself to be the leader in its field within the next four years in line with ...


H2R Design, the award-winning design studio creating renowned commercial and hospitality spaces, recently saw the completion of two highly distinctive outlets at The Dubai ...


Gulf Construction brings you the latest tenders available in the Gulf region and beyond. BAHRAIN • Tender No RFP/MOW-SFFD/2018/1. Advance works for Al Fateh Highway ...




We return this month to the topic of “Things We Don’t Do Much in the Middle East” by examining target cost contracts (TCCs). This is a construction ...