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THE BIG SHOW OMAN 2016
Having continuously taken the growth path since its first edition in 2002, The Big Show Oman is set take-off with new and exciting innovations and launches this year. Oman´s building and construction industry remains promising despite the current oil crisis. ...
Oman International Exhibition, Oman Building, GDP, Buildex, Nader Abbas, BIG Show Oman, FIEO, HVAC, Water Technologies, Green Energy, Woodworking Machinery, ITHRAA
THE DUBAI TRANSFORMATION
In the past years, the GCC has experienced a record boom in the infrastructure sector and construction industry, with two-thirds of the projects being undertaken in the UAE. Dubai has transformed itself into the region´s commercial and entertainment hub seeing a major boost in the construction sector accounting for 8.4 per cent of the total GDP in 2014, and making it a strategic location for some of the world´s biggest construction and real estate companies. ...
CYNTHIA CORBY, Infrastructure, GDP, Residential, Healthcare, Commercial, Hospitality, Infrastructure, Expo 2020, Dubailand, Business Bay, Silicon Oasis, DEWA, Power Plant, Jebel Ali
BOOM TIME FOR UAE
In the past years, the GCC has experienced a record boom in the infrastructure sector and construction industry, with two-thirds of the projects being undertaken in the UAE. ...
GCC, Infrastructure, Deloitte GCC Powers Of Construction 2015, Maktoum International Airport, Abu Dhabi, Al-Gharbia Chemicals Industrial City, ADIC, Mina Khalifa Industrial Zone, Dubai Holding, Emaar Properties, MBR City, Dubai Creek Harbour, Ras Al Khor, GDP, UAE Construction
THE BIG 5 2015: OPENING UP INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES
The largest construction exhibition in the Middle East, The Big 5 serves as a networking platform for the construction product suppliers and buyers since 1979. With eight dedicated product zones and two co-located events (Middle East Concrete and PMV Live), the expo provides a 360o platform to the building and construction industry....
Dubai World Trade Centre, Dmg World Media (Dubai) Ltd, Middle East Concrete, PMV Live, CPD Certified, How To Trade, Josine Heijmans, PMI UAE Khaleeji Chapter, GCC, The Big 5, Exhibitors, Middle East Concrete, Dubai Government, Design Summit, Dubai´S Green Building
THE BIG 5
The construction industry has been the single largest sector and contributor to GDP, with the most conservative estimates reporting that US $500 billion worth of civil construction projects have been awarded across the six states since 2006...
GCC Construction, The Big 5, GDP, World Trade Centre, Booming Industries, Multibillion-Dollar Projects, CPD Workshops, LEED, Fire Safety, Dubai World Trade Centre, Ashley Roberts, DMG Events, Dubai Municipality´S Green Building, UN Global Compact Principles, Real Estate
TAKING THE LEAD
The GCC´s construction market will hit a record of $144 billion in 2016, driven by mega-projects for World Expo 2020 in Dubai, 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, smart cities and infrastructure, according to a report ´Middle East Major Construction Programmes´ by EC Harris. The report further states that mega projects in the GCC are expected to reach $1 trillion by 2030....
GCC´S Construction, World Expo 2020, 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, Smart Cities, Infrastructure, Middle East Major Construction Programmes, MEED, GDP, EDB, Aluminum Bahrain, Al-Jazair Beach, Investment Projects, Amwaj Island Bridges, Al Nakheel Resort, Sh Jaber Al Ahmed Al Subah Highway Upgrade Project Alba
D-E-S-T-I-N-A-T-I-O-N OMAN
The government´s investment in transport and social infrastructure, with a focus on rail, air and sea, aims to diversify modes of transport and encourage tourism. Its plans for the national rail network are also moving ahead rapidly, with the first phase of the 1,000 km track linking Muscat to the UAE to be completed by 2017. ...
GCC States, Investment, Transport, Social Infrastructure, Sohar Industrial Port Company, Commercial, Residential Developments, ITC, Savills 2014 Report, Cluttons, SME, AT Kearney´S 2014 Global Retail Development, GDP, MOTC, Roads Projects
QATAR: IT´S ON!
Business is booming in Qatar. Latest figures suggest that the country´s construction industry accounted for 10 per cent of the GCC project pie as of 2014 - Saudi Arabia and the UAE clocked in at 45 per cent and 31 per cent, respectively....
GCC Project, Qatar Construction, Infrastructure, Hotels, Transport, Vasanth Kumar, Arabian MEP Contracting, Lusail, Al Wakrah, Al Khor, Al Rayyan, Khalifa Stadium, Transportation, Hamad International Airport, Power
PROJECT QATAR 2015
One of the internationally most vibrant markets, Qatar currently has projects worth an estimated $350 billion either under construction or in the planning stages. The country is developing a $5.5 billion deep-water seaport as well as roadways and highways worth $20 billion....
QNCC, Roadways, Highways, GDP, QNCC, Lightingtech Qatar, Hvactech Qatar, Future BIM Implementation Qatar, QDB, SCDL, HMC, GOIC, QSE, GCC Building Materials Industry, UAE
2ND SM@ART CITIES SUMMIT 2015
After a successful first edition in Mumbai last August, the 2nd edition of the Sm@rt Cities Summit was held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi, India on February 17-18, 2015....
Sm@Rt Cities Summit, India Habitat Centre, FIRST Sm@Rt Cities Council, Pratap Padode, FSCC, Philip Bane, GDP, Raising Finance, FDI, Round Table, Zenatix, NER Group, Studio POD, Allgreen Ecotech Solutions, T Chatterjee
RAPID ACCELERATION
The pace of construction in the UAE is set to rapidly accelerate in 2014. The government is announcing a number of major development projects and stepping up spending on social infrastructure development....
UAE, Social Infrastructure, GDP, Oil, Gas, Expo 2020 Centre, Hospitality Consultancy HVS, UAE, New Doha International Airport, World Cup 2022, Dubai Metro Red Line, Abu Dhabi, Midfield Terminal Building, Sheikh Mohammed, National Development Strategy
RAPID ACCELERATION
The pace of construction in the UAE is set to rapidly accelerate in 2014. The government is announcing a number of major development projects and stepping up spending on social infrastructure development....
UAE, Social Infrastructure, GDP, Oil, Gas, Expo 2020 Centre, Hospitality Consultancy HVS, UAE, New Doha International Airport, World Cup 2022, Dubai Metro Red Line, Abu Dhabi, Midfield Terminal Building, Sheikh Mohammed, National Development Strategy
A BRIGHT OUTLOOK
As the Gulf gears up to host the two most iconic events on Earth '- World Expo in 2020 and FIFA World Cup in 2022, with a host of mega projects coming up, the infrastructure development is certainly set for a transformation in this prosperous part of the globe....
Gulf, World Expo, FIFA World Cup, Infrastructure Development, Gulf Cooperation Council, Crédit Agricole Private Banking, MENA, GDP, Purchasing Managers Indices, GCC, Kuwait, Dr Paul Wetterwald, International Monetary Fund
QATAR $200 BILLION+ SOCCER PUNCH
With billions of dollars worth investment earmarked for boosting infrastructure and construction in the run up to the FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar is on a fast forward mode to redefine an investment legacy for its future, observes MANAS R BASTIA. The Middle-East region is taking giant strides in terms of economic growth, investment and infrastructure development as it gears up to host the two most iconic events on Earth World Expo in 2020 and FIFA World Cup in 2022....
Qatar Statistics Authority, GDP, Earth World Expo, Middle-East, FIFA World Cup, Qatar, Infrastructure Projects, Hassan Al Thawadi, Al-Daayen, Al-Khor, Al-Rayyan, Al-Shamal, Al-Wakrah, Doha, Barzan Gas Development
MAJOR STEEL GROWTH IN 2013 REFLECTED AT ECOCONSTRUCT EXPO 2013
In a move welcomed by the region's construction industry, the Government of Abu Dhabi announced in January that it plans to spend AED 330 billion on development projects over the next five years....
Gulf, Construction Industry, UAE Industrial Sector, GDP, Government Of Abu Dhabi, MENA Region, Ecoconstruct Expo 2013, UK CARES Sustainable Reinforcing Steel
PUBLIC SPENDING WILL NUTURE ENERGY!
The GCC economies are set to achieve a combined surplus of up to $500 billion this year. The region would see on an average 6.5 per cent growth in 2012 driven by strong oil and gas revenues....
GCC, Oil And Gas, KFH Research, GDP, Investment, International Energy Agency, China, Bank Of America Merrill Lynch, Qatar
OPPORTUNITY NEXT DOOR
The Studies Directorate of the Department of Economic Development in Abu Dhabi, on the sidelines of Abu Dhabi Investment Forum Mumbai - India, Abu Dhabi released its report, and thereby indicated the importance of relations between the UAE and India...
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Investment Forum, Mumbai, UAE, Nasser Ahmed Al Suwaidi, Department Of Economic Development, GDP, Investment, ASPIRE International Group, ASAPP Media Information Group, New York, Monteksingh Ahluwalia, KPMG, Planning Commission
UP AND DOWN
Volatility appears to be the only constant when it comes to building material prices in the Middle East. CW gauges the impact of this on projects, and the prospects of both manufacturers and contractors....
Volatility, Building Material, Middle East, Rebar, Dr Bhaskar Dutta, Jazeera Steel, Dubai, GCC, Cement Prices, Egypt, Arif Javed Ahmed, Muscat Terminal, Raysut Cement, M Mustafa Gorgunel, Price Escalation
DUBAI AIRPORT EXPANSION APPROVED
The expansion plan of Dubai International Airport costing US$7.8 bn has been approved. With this, the capacity at the airport is slated to go up from 60 mn to 90 mn passengers per year by 2018....
CW-Gulf, Dubai International Airport, Aviation Infrastructure, GDP, Investment, Employment, Dubai World Central
LUCK OR SITTING DUCK?
The US has done obvious disservice by the way it has tackled its own 'recession'. They have printed dollars and created an illusion of restoration of confidence without letting the economy take the entire correction in its stride....
CW-Gulf, US, Economy, GDP, UAE, Gulf, Infrastructure, Real Estate
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