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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...

Egypt is Spending Billions on a New Capital City

Construction has begun on Egypt’s shiny new capital city, which promises to ease the congestion of its overpopulated capital Cairo. Located 40 kilometres from Cairo,...

Work begins on Dubai’s The Island featuring Las Vegas hotel brands

The Island will feature more 1,400 hotel rooms, suites and apartments. Work on Dubai’s The Island project, that will house Las Vegas hotel brands such...

H2 2019 construction start for Saudi Arabia’s $23bn Riyadh projects

The construction of four $23bn (SAR86bn) urban development projects in Saudi Arabia – including the world’s largest park – will create 70,000 jobs in line with Vision...

Construction work for 2025 World Expo set to begin on Yumeshima

Construction work and other preparations for the 2025 World Exposition are set to start at the event’s venue: Yumeshima, an artificial island in Osaka...

The Big 5: Will future buildings manage and fix themselves?

The building industry, which has historically lagged in terms of technology adoption, is beginning to have a dialogue on shifting from projects to products,...

How to print a building: the science behind 3D printing in construction

It’s often claimed that 3D printing – known in the trade as “additive manufacturing” – will change the way we live. Most recently, a...

Watch the largest 3D-printed building in the world being constructed

The largest 3D-printed building ever constructed has now been finished over in the United Arab Emirates. More specifically, the building in the Al Warsan area of Dubai...

Sub-Saharan Africa construction industry to grow 6.8% year on year, says Fitch

The research firm expects the sector to emerge from recession   In its 2019 sub-Saharan Africa construction growth outlook, Fitch says it expects the construction industry...

Middle East and North Africa (MENA) construction boom: Saudi leads market, Egypt, Ethiopia shine...

Construction activity in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region has been relatively sluggish and is forecast to grow at 3.3 percent in...