The SME Opportunity in ConstructionTech.

Apr 24, 2019 11:40:27 AM

 
Technology has transformed the vast majority of industries, with some embracing changes faster than others. According to a McKinsey report, construction — an industry worth $10 trillion — remains a glaring exception. Despite accounting for 13 percent of global GDP, construction is still one of the least digitized sectors in the world.

Topics: General- Opinion- construction

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Three futuristic trends that will impact the construction industry

Apr 17, 2019 10:36:16 AM

The construction industry is constantly evolving. Ever so often new trends make its way through the industry, from tech advancements such as building constructionTech platforms that have a stronger focus to increase efficiency and productivity.

Topics: General- Opinion- construction

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ProTenders secures US$3 million for Pre-Series A

Apr 8, 2019 3:25:09 PM

ProTenders, the construction intelligence and procurement platform, today announced that it has successfully completed a Pre-Series A funding by a prominent group of UAE-based investors.

Topics: General- construction- announcement- press

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UAE Q1 Market Analysis

Apr 4, 2019 11:45:47 AM

The UAE construction market has reached the value of $1.01 trillion. Within the total value, 42% of projects are currently under construction ($420.1bn) while 28% are on hold ($284.7bn), and rest of the 30% of projects are in the in-planning to design and tender stage (72.6bn).

Topics: General- Industry Reports- construction

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Top construction projects in the most active cities in UAE

Mar 29, 2019 11:00:00 AM

The UAE is the second most active construction market in the GCC. In October 2018, the UAE Cabinet had approved the biggest-ever federal budget for a single year with $16.3 billion in 2019, with a clear focus on community development, education and healthcare, which can be expected to have a positive influence on urban buildings construction in the months to come. Here are the top 3 projects in the most active cities: 

Topics: General- Industry Reports- construction

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Saudi Arabia Q1 Market Analysis

Mar 20, 2019 4:06:29 PM

 

Construction projects worth $1120 Billion in Saudi Arabia are at various stages of development, with developers such as state-owned Saudi Aramco and contractors like Saudi Bin Ladin Group work on major projects under the kingdom's Vision 2030.

Topics: General- Industry Reports- construction

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Gender Imbalance in Construction - A Global Epidemic

Mar 14, 2019 10:39:01 AM

Barriers to entry especially in construction continue to be a challenge for women. The construction industry is slowly evolving with technology and new innovations such as 3D printing, blockchain, robotics and more. However, gender diversity still remains a huge gap in the industry and remains one of the most male-dominated industries in the world.

Topics: General- Opinion- construction- womenempowerment

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