- Five things start-ups can copy from established companies
There are plenty of practices young SMEs can learn from larger organisations
- Despite what critics say, Dubai is only trying to make you happy
Comment: A government is responsible for creating the right set of conditions for you to become the best
- Rebranding 101: How to retain your company's identity
Surely rebranding is about changing your identity, not keeping it? That isn’t always the case, says Sprii.com CEO Sarah Jones
- May's visit underlines UK's desire to be 'partner of choice' for Gulf states
Dramatic economic and political changes are binding the UK and Gulf states tighter than ever.
- GCC gov't spending levels can lead to more volatile growth in the region
Reducing public spending during a downturn will make it even harder to return to growth, underpinning the need for more investment.
- Online retailers are not the only winners in the e-commerce boom
Customers are demanding convenience and speed, enticing logistics firms into the virtual world
- Employees demand training opportunities, or they will leave their jobs
The clear and present need in this region is better access to learning tools and platforms at an affordable price
- What does the Amazon-souq.com deal mean for traditional retail?
Comment: The deal has fired an e-commerce boom in the GCC, but it is not the only problem facing malls
- Rain or shine, Dubai motorists drive the same: poorly
Comment: Almost 1,500 accidents in 60 hours tells you all you need to know about the driving habits of people in the UAE
- Gulf-based Indians increasingly returning home for investments
As we celebrate the Indians making significant contributions to Gulf economies and communities, they are increasingly turning back to their motherland for the next opportunity.
- Sea wall under construction at Chinaman Wells, Yorke Peninsula, SA
Sea wall under construction at Chinaman Wells, Yorke Peninsula, SA
- Turnbull turns his guns on infrastructure, but will he hit the target?
Listen carefully and you’ll hear the rusty wheels of Turnbull Government cannons creaking and moaning as they are shifted towards the new, potentially brighter horizon of infrastructure, writes Andrew…
- Meet the 20-somethings beating the house and energy market
Meet the 20-somethings beating the house and energy market
- Building company linked to Mick Gatto allegedly ripped off workers
A building company linked to Mick Gatto is targeted in an online campaign by sub-contractors who say the company is ripping them off after they did work on apartment complexes.
- Old buildings in Murchison
- Contaminated cement used in major Adelaide projects: CFMEU
The construction union says it is worried the structural integrity of a number of major projects across Adelaide could be compromised after contaminated cement was used following an issue at Adelaide…
- WA firms to tender for trouble-plagued stadium bridge
The WA Government confirms it is negotiating with four local companies to build part of the $70 million Swan River stadium footbridge at no extra cost, following delays and compliance concerns.
- Energy efficient living and smaller houses could help make housing more affordable
Two men at the forefront of environmentally sustainable building design say we should quit our addiction to big houses and energy consumption.
- Construction sector job levels in Tasmanian 'never been so good', builders say
More Tasmanians than ever are pulling on the steel-cap boots in the construction sector despite a report to the contrary, builders say.
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- Netherlands issues recommendations following site fatality
The Dutch Safety Board has issued a series of recommendations following an accident that killed a passer-by on a Royal BAM site.The Dutch Safety Board has issued a series of recommendations following…
- OHL enters Irish market with €120m hospital scheme
A 50-50 joint venture of Spanish firm OHL and Ireland’s JJ Rhatigan is to build a hospital north of Dublin for more than €120m (£101m).A 50-50 joint venture of Spanish firm OHL and Ireland’s JJ Rhatig…
- Brazil awards Sao Paulo motorway concession
A 30-year concession for a major highway in Brazil has been awarded to Arteris, a subsidiary of Abertis.A 30-year concession for a major highway in Brazil has been awarded to Arteris, a subsidiary of…
- Fifth generation takes the helm at Bechtel
Brendan Bechtel has been elected chairman of Bechtel Group, taking over from his father Riley.Brendan Bechtel has been elected chairman of Bechtel Group, taking over from his father Riley.Read Full Ar…
- Sumitomo buys into Brazil’s water sector
Sumitomo plans to use know-how gained through involvement in Sutton & East Surrey Water to help improve Brazil’s water sector.Sumitomo plans to use know-how gained through involvement in Sutton & East…
- Kingspan reports good start to the year
Kingspan has reported that its group sales for the first quarter of this year were up 24% on the same period in 2016.Kingspan has reported that its group sales for the first quarter of this year were…
- Bouygues set to build 3D-printed house
Bouygues has announced plans to build a house in Nantes, France, using an industrial 3D printer.Bouygues has announced plans to build a house in Nantes, France, using an industrial 3D printer.Read Ful…
- Besix completes Heijmans Belgium acquisition
Besix finalised its acquisition of Heijmans’ Belgian activities yesterday following clearance by the competition authorities.Besix finalised its acquisition of Heijmans’ Belgian activities yesterday f…
- Lagan wins Irish water supply contract
Lagan Construction has won a contract to provide an improved water supply to the people of Greencastle on the Inishowen Peninsula in Ireland.Lagan Construction has won a contract to provide an improve…
- LafargeHolcim CEO steps down
The CEO of LafargeHolcim has resigned because of tensions surrounding investigations into the company’s dealings with local armed groups in Syria.The CEO of LafargeHolcim has resigned because of tensi…
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