SPECTACULAR architecture is a characteristic of many modern, dynamic Middle Eastern cities. Awe-inspiring buildings such as the Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, are pushing the limit of what is possible in both architecture and engineering.
SOME 200,000 m of Prysmian’s FP Gold has been installed within the billion-dollar Etihad Towers in the UAE which opened in 2012.
THE skyscraper is just about to get a whole lot bigger, with a whole lot more of them around. Dubai’s Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest building, is set to be dwarfed by the tallest of them all, the Kingdom Tower in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia – the first habitable building to pass the 1 km mark, on which work has begun.
SAFETY showers required for effective decontamination not only have to meet the latest requirements and regulations governing health and safety but also have to be able to withstand and operate reliably in extreme environmental conditions. Get it wrong and the employer can be liable for the consequences, and the employee could be seriously injured.
THE successful construction of landmark office and residential towers in the region hinges on detailed planning, careful and efficient execution of all concrete work and achieving top results including a perfect concrete surface, says a leading German formwork solutions provider.
SAUDI-BASED Universal Building Materials Merchants Company (UBM), one of the leading suppliers of door hardware, specialised architectural hardware and mechanical products for 35 years, has launched new electronic security and safety systems on the market in association with its leading European and American partners.