The Big 5, a leading international building and construction event, will ring in a new era this year under the theme “Shaping the Future of Construction”, following Dubai’s 10X Initiative and Happiness Agenda, said the organiser.

Nearly 140 researchers and scholars from more than 29 countries will be in Bahrain this November to discuss reconstruction activities in Arab countries that have been affected by conflicts and wars.

Saudi Aramco last month hosted the 2018 Contractors’ Exchange Conference under the theme “Deploying Technology for Effective Project Execution”. It was attended by more than 400 project management professionals and executives from local and regional contracting companies.

Autodesk University (AU) Middle East conference returned for its sixth edition last month, welcoming over 500 architects, designers, engineers and the next generation of digital transformers from around the world to experience the Future of Making Things.

The Egypt Property Show (EPS) ended on a successful note in Dubai, UAE registering a sharp jump in property sales which soared to $110 million, more than 100 per cent over last year’s returns.

Expo 2020 Dubai has become the first World Expo and the second ever ‘mega-event’ to secure a Procurement Excellence award from the highly respected Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply (CIPS) organisation, a major vote of confidence for the next World Expo’s procurement practices.

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) recently hosted the ‘Robotics and 3D Printing in the Construction Industry Showtime,’ which concluded the series of workshops focused on the promotion of the ‘Sharjah Construction Industry Innovation Challenge Program.