UAE-based developer Bloom Properties has begun main construction works on its Soho Square development on Abu Dhabi’s Saadiyat Island.
Aldar Properties has won a contract to build media and entertainment free zone twofour54’s new home on the Yas Island.
Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center (CIC) has further revised downwards its outlook for growth in construction activity in the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Given its ongoing investment in major infrastructure projects, it’s no surprise that health and safety remains a focus for contractors working throughout the Arabian Peninsula. And now governments across the region are looking for new and better ways to ensure that worker wellbeing remains a priority. Design, engineering and project management company Atkins Group assesses the situation.