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Pitfalls & Tips of Dealing with Subcontract Nomination under FIDIC and UAE Civil Law

AACEI is pleased to announce its next Technical Event on 24th June 2014, Tuesday between 6:30 PM and 8:30 PM

Event Type     :  Technical Presentation
Event Title      :  Pitfalls & Tips of Dealing with Subcontract Nomination under FIDIC and UAE Civil Law (Flyer Attached)
Date & Time   :  24th June 2014, Tuesday – 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Venue            :  Hotel Gloria, Opp to Internetcity Metro Station, SZ Road, Dubai (Location Map Attached) (Read more..)

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How best to use FIDIC contracts in Asia-Pacific?

FIDIC’s 6th Asia-Pacific Contract Users’ conference is your annual opportunity for comprehensive best practice advice on selecting and using the range of FIDIC contracts, understanding the implications of the latest contract amendments, ensuring your projects run on time and within budget, resolving disputes and much more… (Read more..)

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Construction Law: Contracts & Dispute Management

Get the legal, commercial and practical guidance you need to minimise your risks, cut your costs and successfully resolve conflicts by getting advice from 35+ international experts at IBC Legal’s annual conference in London.

And as a reader of CMGuide you can get a 10% saving – quote VIP code FKW82468CMGP (Read more..)

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Breaking up disputes

Adjudication is a procedure for resolving disputes without resorting to lengthy and expensive court procedure. It has become increasingly popular in construction contracts as a fast and efficient means of resolving disputes.

Adjudication is now a statutory requirement in Malaysia, and Qatar is considering making it mandatory for its World Cup projects. (Read more..)

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Green Routine

By M. Vasanth Kumar

The construction industry is often criticised for neglecting environmental issues in favour of profit.

While the industry as a whole is actively pursuing the building of green building projects, the flip side is that not all companies who are accredited to Green Building Council membership nor all LEED-accredited professionals follow or encourage others to follow eco-friendly practices in their day-to-day tasks. (Read more..)

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Beware adverse weather conditions

By Suzannah Newboult

Sandstorms and high wind speeds prevent the operation of cranes, extreme temperatures can impact on productively, and even unexpected heavy rainfall can effect site operations in Qatar. But is it the contractor or the client who should suffer the consequences of bad weather? (Read more..)

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BIM boosted by municipality mandate

by Stuart Matthews

A recent circular form Dubai Municipality has mandated the use of BIM for some construction projects, according to Paul Wallett of Tekla.

Effective from December, the full details of the circular’s impact on the construction industry in the emirate are still be analysed. (Read more..)

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First-hand advice from the FIDIC contract drafters – tailored for the Middle East

FIDIC’s 5th Middle Eastern Contract Users’ conference is your annual opportunity to get best practice contract advice and updates on the contract amendments directly from the very people who drafted them!

Samer Skaik, the Founder & Principal of Construction Management Guide, will once again be sharing his regional expertise at the event and will be joined by 18 other world-class experts. (Read more..)

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Expo 2020: Watch out for these Mega Developments in Dubai .

By Parag Deulgaonkar

Dubai developers are set to commence work on several mega projects in the coming months in order to complete and deliver them much earlier than 2020.

“The Expo 2020 win for Dubai is a significant milestone, and this will definitely translate into exponential growth across a wide array of sectors, namely hospitality, tourism, trade, shipping and logistics as well as real estate,” Khalid Bin Kalban, CEO, Dubai Investments, told Emirates 24|7. (Read more..)

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CMGuide Partners with The Big 5

CMGuide has partnered with the largest and longest running international building and construction show in Dubai! The Big 5 has 60,000+ participants and will take over Dubai World Trade Center this November! (Read more..)

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