Five Tips On How Subcontractors Can Win More Business

May 2, 2019 2:03:17 PM

The construction industry significantly relies on beneficial relationships based on trust, cost efficiency and productivity for each party. Most of these factors are evident in the relationship between the developers, consultants, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers and manufacturers.

Topics: General- Opinion- construction

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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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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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How to maximise your sales in the Middle East construction market

Jan 30, 2019 12:26:53 PM

 

While the construction industry may expand and contract, it is never dormant. This week we focus on some of the common traits of those who win more projects, and how you too, can enhance your business development/ sales strategy to make 2019 a great year.

Topics: General- Opinion

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What’s the future for blockchain and cryptocurrency in construction?

Jan 23, 2019 9:47:16 AM

While there’s been much hype over blockchain and cryptocurrency in the past few years, we take a look at how these technologies are set to bring significant change to the construction sector, and how they might provide solutions to many age-old industry problems.

Topics: General- Opinion

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Affordable Housing and Infrastructure are Key

Dec 12, 2018 9:38:02 PM

Developers and investors within the residential development sector remain bullish despite the challenges faced by states across the GCC. Affordable housing tops the bill as residential and infrastructure projects improve quality of life.

Topics: Opinion

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Key Challenges in the Burgeoning GCC Construction Industry

Apr 2, 2018 12:08:44 PM

The first quarter of 2018 has seen an upward trend when it comes to the construction industry in the GCC. Key investments are being made into the diversification of the oil economy across the region, primarily witnessed through the keen development of transport and social infrastructure projects that support the various GCC states’ visions. At the same time, the industry is also experiencing a number of challenges this 2018, and addressing these challenges will further open the doors of opportunity to industry players.

Topics: General- Opinion

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The Beaming Future of Solar Construction - An Unstoppable Force

Mar 26, 2018 8:50:30 AM


As history shows, its possible for sudden, disruptive and largely unpredictable technology shifts to occur. R
enewable energy is one such technology shift that has in recent years been disrupting the oil economy to lead the charge when it comes to energy of the future. With plenty of sun to go around, solar has become one of the most viable energy sources evidenced by the recent spurt of multiple solar construction projects around the GCC region and the world.

Topics: Opinion

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How to Manage Construction Waste and Yield Tangible Benefits for the Environment and Your Business

Mar 19, 2018 11:35:03 AM


Waste generated by construction does not just have a massively negative impact on the environment, it also comes with a huge economic price tag. According to a 
World Bank Report, construction waste from building materials accounts for half of the solid waste generated annually. Therefore, it pays for regional and global players in the construction industry to examine their waste disposal methods and make significant changes to create more sustainable ways of working.

Topics: General- Opinion

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