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Dubai prepares to tender Al-Maktoum airport construction this month

Leading local and international contractors are in joint-venture talks for the substructure contract A senior source managing the development of Al-Maktoum International airport says Dubai Aviation...

Year-End U.S. Hotel Construction Pipeline Continues Steady Growth

At the end of 2018, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) reported that the total U.S. construction pipeline continued to trend upward with 5,530 projects/669,456...

Phase 1 construction on Saudi Arabia’s $500bn Neom complete

Strategic work on Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund-backed (PIF) futuristic Neom gigaproject will complete by the end of 2019, chief executive officer of the...

Singapore in drive to export modern construction to India

Singapore’s productivity-focussed Building and Construction Authority (BCA) will lead a delegation of around 30 companies to the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh to offer...

Analysis: Is Oman the new luxury destination in the Middle East?

2018 has been the year of luxury openings in Oman. The country has seen the Ritz-Carlton Al Bustan Palace reopen its doors and the...

Saudi Arabia just purchased the largest 3D construction printer in the world

Saudi Arabian construction company Elite for Construction & Development, Co. recently purchased the world’s largest 3D construction printer, the BOD2, from Copenhagen-based COBOD. Elite for...

Dubai Holding and Emmar announce Dubai Square mega-project

Dubai Holding and Emaar Properties have announced the launch of Dubai Square, a new retail metropolis in Dubai, UAE, that will “push the boundaries...

Saudi Contractors Authority to showcase $53bn projects at 2019 event

Saudi Contractors Authority will showcase projects worth more than $53bn (SAR200bn) at an event to be held in February 2019, in line with the goals...

Construction begins at Baltimore’s $5.5B Port Covington project

Already on the site are some dining establishments and office building for Under Armour, which played a key role in getting development plans started...

What lies ahead for the UK construction industry in the wake of Carillion?

2018 has been a tough year so far for the construction industry. Construction output has been falling and falling hard. January and February saw...