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PROJECT QATAR 2017 WORKSHOP SERIES HIGHLIGHTS ADVANCED QUALITY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN CONSTRUCTION
Sessions discuss construction codes in GCC, global best practices, quality assessment and sustainability in building design....
Sessions Discuss Construction, Sustainability, Advance Construction, Mark Johnson, World Best Practice, Muhammed Farooque, Samer Deaïbess, Joe Azzarello, Kohler Co., RICS, Smart Services, Rob Jackson, Ed James, MEED, IFP Qatar
SURGING AHEAD
of Qatar's long-term social, human, and environmental development, contributing positively to the sustainable development in the country. And widely recognised as the foremost leader in the steel industry is Qatar Steel, formed in 1974 as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian Gulf, and which went on to be wholly-owned by Industries Qatar in 2003....
Steel, Component, Qatar Steel, Arabian Gulf, Qatar Steel Company FZE, CARES Sustainable Reinforcing Steel Certificate, Palladium's Balanced Scorecard Hall, Robust Strategy Management System, DRI, Making Steel Matter, OSHAS 18001, HE Dr Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada
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
SAFETY FIRST!
The forecast for projects planned and underway in the GCC in 2015 is US$ 172 billion, the highest on record to date, as per MEED Projects. And, as a recent Deloitte report rightly points out, this is all against a backdrop of declining oil prices, continuing political unrest and International Monetary Fund (IMF) growth forecast across the GCC....
GCC, MEED Projects, International Monetary Fund, Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Infrastructure, GCC Powers Of Construction 2015, Ahmad Jassim Al Jolo, QSE, Central Planning Office, Rail, Road, Metro, Ministry Of Municipality And Urban Planning
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
TECH TALK
G SATHIAMOORTHY highlights the water and power technology trends in the GCC. black & Veatch has been serving communities in the Middle East since the 1920s, undertaking projects that enhance the quality of life - power generation to support economic development, and water and sanitation to improve health....
G Sathiamoorthy, GCC, Water, Power Technology, Black & Veatch, MEED, Infra Structure, Investment, Generation, Turbines, Wastewater Treatment Technology, Wastewater Streams, CHP, Renewable Projects, Abu Dhabi Distribution Company
GCC PROJECT CHALLENGES MOUNT AS CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY REACHES PEAK
Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 13 April 2015 - GCC projects market will continue to grow in 2015 despite lower oil prices and evidence that some government clients are deferring capital investment plans, projects industry experts have told MEED....
GCC Projects, MEED, Ed James, O’Sullivan, Riyadh Chamber Of Commerce & Industry, Faisal Alsharif, Mashreq, Ahmed Al-Jolo, Hamad Port, Port, Khazzan Tight Gas Project, Sulaiman Al-Hudaili, Seiraf, Star Engineering Consultancy, Dubai Marina
TRANSFORMING TRANSPORTATION
When the first phase of the Dubai Metro got the green signal in 2009, it was a turning point for the infrastructure and construction industry in the Middle East....
GCC, Dubai Metro, Markaz, Roads, Oman, MEED, Saudi Arabia, Batinah Expressway, Richard Pavitt, Abdul Aziz Road, FIFA 2022 World Cup, Qatar, Vehicles, Rail Transport, UAE
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
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
OMAN´S CONSTRUCTION SECTOR RECEIVES A BOOST
Middle East Economic Digest (MEED) has reported that Oman has accounted for about 6 per cent of construction and infrastructure projects among the GCC countries as of April 2014. ...
MEED, Infrastructure, GCC, Oman, Infrastructure, Middle East Economic Digest.
GCC PROJECT PROSPECTS
Going by the spectrum of planned and ongoing construction activities, the GCC countries seem to be back on the business of building big and how! The scenario of big projects in this part of the world is well past the recovery mode now and gaining...
Construction, GCC, Investment, MEED, Saudi Arabia, Projects, Hospitality, Residential Projects, Rail Networks, Dubai Metro
QATAR: ON A SUPER HIGHWAY OF GROWTH?
The scale and pace of construction that Qatar is witnessing now has never been the same before. With Qatar National Vision 2030 and FIFA World Cup 2022 as the key demand drivers, the country is striving to zoom ahead in a super highway of construction. The point to ponder is how smooth the ride will be....
Qatar National Vision, FIFA World Cup, Doha Metro Project, Robust Project Pipeline, Qatar Rail, Ahmad Al Jolo, Qatar Society Of Engineers, Doha Exhibition Center, Qatar National Convention Centre, IFP Group, Lightingtech, Hvactech, Qatar Economic Outlook
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
THE BIG 5: BACK WITH A BANG!
The Big 5 was held at a time when construction industry in the Middle East seems to be heading north again. Moreover, this mega construction exhibition in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is set to leverage the boon of the Middle East's continually rising infrastructure. The Big 5 was held at a time when construction industry in the Middle East seems to be heading north again....
MENA, Gulf Cooperation Council, DEWA, Sebastian Schäfer, Rgenau, Tim Mulqueen, IBS Ramfoam
EXPO 2020: DUBAI'S DATE WITH DESTINY!
Dubai being chosen to host the prestigious World Expo 2020 has added one more reason in the celebration of the UAE's 42nd National Day. Revered as the third-largest global event after the Olympics and the FIFA World Cup, the Expo is expected to witness over 50 million footfalls from October 2020 through April 2021....
Sheikh Mohammed, FIFA World Cup, Bureau Of International Expositions, Al Maktoum International Airport
THE $1.35 TRILLION OPPORTUNITY
The construction market in the GCC is expected to see a manifold increase in contracts awarded in 2013-14. In the world of construction that is witness to a growing number of power shifts, this one is the latest....
CW Gulf, Construction, Infrastructure Sectore, GCC Region, Deloitte, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Cynthia Corby, Road And Bridge Projects, Power Plant, FIFA World Cup
RISE IN QATAR CONSTRUCTION COSTS EXPECTED
The construction industry in Qatar will have to deal with soaring costs as the country gears up for the staging of its biggest event yet. According to the Tender Price Index for Qatar, prepared by MEED Cost Indices, costs in 2017 will be 18 per cent higher than current price levels. The rise in costs will strain the country's supply chain, ultimately impacting the value of contract awards from 2013 onwards, reaching a peak of $40 bn in 2017. With supplies secured and a port capable of handlin...
Construction Industry In Qatar, MEED Cost Indices, Strain The Country's Supply Chain
THE TORCH BEARER
With projects worth US$ 250 billion under construction, Qatar readies to usher in the future with Project Qatar - a destination of choice for regional and international industry professionals....
Project Qatar, Qatar, Middle East, MEED, Infrastructure Projects, Qatar National Vision, Property Prices, FIFA World Cup, Qatar-Bahrain Causeway, Lusail Expressway, Barzan Gas Project, Qatar Railways Development Company
UNRIVALLED ACHIEVEMENTS
With its numerous projects in its portfolio, Al Bader boasts of a proven record of guaranteed project completion within budget and on time. Its mission is as steely as the products that it deals in. Established in 1997,...
Al-Bader Construction & Steel Works, Al Aafaq Group Of Companies, Steel Fabrication, UK Enclave, Qatar, Pre-Engineered Buildings, Rizzani De Eccher Peter Ward, Al Shaqab Project, Safety Equipment
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