Construction industry shines at Big Project ME Awards 2015
Saudi Binladin Group to lay off 15,000 workers – Reuters
The Big 5: UK’s Eurobond displays panel products
UAE’s Green Valley announces $136m project in Georgia
Acting CEO quits Dubai-listed Arabtec amid heavy losses

Drake & Scull wins contracts worth $36m in Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Engineering subsidiary to deliver MEP works for high-rise tower and two district cooling plants

The Big 5: Mideast’s largest construction show opens in Dubai
Participation at 2015 edition of Dubai event set to rise 6% to 85,000 visitors

The Big 5: Gulf contractors still ‘need to understand’ what BIM brings
Paul Wallett of Tekla says contractors need to ‘breathe a little’ amid a regional construction boom

The Big 5: ‘Green’ product range a necessity, says Ideal Standard
Developers are becoming increasingly concerned about meeting environmental standards, says plumbing and sanitary ware supplier

The Big 5: UAE’s Tiger Profiles & Insulation expands portfolio
Manufacturer of metal roofing and cladding is now making interior, MEP and HVAC-related products

The Big 5: Fujairah Rockwool Factory demonstrates insulation products
Company is showcasing energy-saving insulation, fireproof cladding and soundproofing products

The Big 5: Turkish prefab firm Vekon looks to Dubai housing market
Prefabricated building company says it wants to bring its low-cost homes to Dubai

The Big 5: Hormann to introduce new industrial doors
The company is displaying garage and entrance doors, loading technology and frames at the Dubai exhibition

The Big 5: Japan’s Nippon Steel showcases titanium facades
Company is looking at working with oilfields in the Gulf region

Dubai property taxes, costs ranked among lowest in world
Tax on Dubai investment property found to be second lowest in analysis of 15 cities - report