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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
MEGA SMART MOVE
The financing, design and implementation of mega urban projects are facing unprecedented complexity nowadays due to the systemic environment of a city. From citizens to mayors, the needs regarding efficient and effective urban management are increasing year-on-year...
Smart, Sustainable, Innovative, Dr Philippe Bouvier, CAPEX, Mega Urban Projects, OPEX, DWC, UVC Consulting, Smart City, Machines, Infrastructure, Transportations, Smartworld, Al Maktoum International Airport
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
ALUMINIUM BAHRAIN TO APPOINT ADVISER FOR EXPANSION PLAN
Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) will soon select the financial adviser for its $2.5 bn Line 6 expansion project, having whittled down its choice to two banks. ...
Aluminium Bahrain, Aluminium Smelter, BNP Paribas, Bahrain GDP
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
SMARTEN-UP
In our last month´s cover story on Smart Cities, we urged the need to build a complete smart nation rather than just practice the smart way partially in some cities....
Smart Cities, GCC, Intra-Trade, Smooth Data Exchange, Communications, Information Technology, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Harnessing Technology - Wastewater, Sewage Treatment
THE $80 DANGER MARK
The IMF has delivered a bombshell! While maintaining its 4.5-per-cent growth forecast for GCC countries in 2014 and 2015 despite risks arising from a slide in oil prices, it has warned that the six-nation bloc may see its current-account surplus decline by $175 billion to $100 billion next year if oil prices stay at around $80 a barrel. ...
IMF, GCC, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Construction Projects, Arabtec, Drake, Scull, Gulf
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
THE $80 DANGER MARK
The IMF has delivered a bombshell! While maintaining its 4.5-per-cent growth forecast for GCC countries in 2014 and 2015 despite risks arising from a slide in oil prices, it has warned that the six-nation bloc may see its current-account surplus decline by $175 billion to $100 billion next year if oil prices stay at around $80 a barrel. ...
IMF, GCC, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, UAE, Construction Projects, Arabtec, Drake, Scull, Gulf
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
DIVIDENDS OF DIVERSIFICATION
There comes a time for an organisation or for that matter a country, which has to take the right call towards integration or diversification of its key economic activities. At present, the diversification of Qatar´s economy from its traditional hydrocarbon sector lacks the bite of breaking news, but it does lead to an insightful discussion on the acquired mass and momentum of this decisive work in progress. ...
Qatar, World Exchange Congress, FIFA World Cup 2022, Joannes Mongardini, QNB Group, QNB, MSCI
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
SAUDI ARABIA BOLSTERS GROWTH
Saudi Arabia's construction and building sector has played a big role in the kingdom's gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the third quarter of 2013, the Central Department of Statistics said in a report. While the GDP grew 3.19 per cent in current prices compared with a 2.7 per cent rise in the previous three months....
CW Gulf, October 2013, Saudi Arabia, GDP
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