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Construction Week Viewpoint is the ultimate guide to the Middle East’s construction sector. Each week, Construction Week answers your questions on all topics impacting the region’s construction market – from contract awards and progress, to site tech and productivity. Each Monday episode of Construction Week Viewpoint is essential hearing for the Middle East’s client, consultants, contractors, and engineering geeks alike.

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Construction Week Viewpoint is the ultimate guide to the Middle East’s construction sector. Each week, Construction Week answers your questions on all topics impacting the region’s construction market – from contract awards and progress, to site tech and productivity. Each Monday episode of Construction Week Viewpoint is essential hearing for the Middle East’s client, consultants, contractors, and engineering geeks alike.

    ALEC on why traditional construction methods cannot be ignored

    ALEC on why traditional construction methods cannot be ignored

    UAE contractor ALEC has revealed exclusively to Construction Week that the industry needs to “stick to the basics” in order to thrive amid the recent accelerated shift of technology and modular construction methods.

    Speaking on Construction Week’s podcast series, ALEC managing director for construction, Barry Lewis, said that the industry needs to understand the ecosystem that we operate in and for anything to change and to be successful, you need “buy-in” from all the stakeholders.

    • 8 min
    Khidmah on its tech and sustainability plans for 2020

    Khidmah on its tech and sustainability plans for 2020

    Abu Dhabi-based Khidmah, which is a facilities management company, fully-owned by real estate developer ALDAR Properties is strengthening its focus on delivering effective technology solutions, chief executive officer of the firm, Abdulla Al Wahedi, discussed during the latest episode of Construction Week Viewpoint.

    • 6 min
    Alan James on Samana Developers' focus on resort-style living

    Alan James on Samana Developers' focus on resort-style living

    Dubai-based real estate developer, Samana Developers' general manager, Alan James discussed its upcoming project Samana Golf Avenue as well as the developer's focus on sustainability and resort-style living, among other topics, during the latest episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast.

    • 11 min
    Ramboll's Anthony McCarter discusses sustainability in construction

    Ramboll's Anthony McCarter discusses sustainability in construction

    Anthony McCarter, discusses the firm's focus on the incorporation of sustainability in construction in the region, as well as its upcoming projects during the latest episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast.

    McCarter also revealed in the podcast Ramboll's focus on high-rises, hospitals, and aviation infrastructure projects.

    McCarter, who was recently appointed to the role has worked in engineering consultancy for more than 35 years, and expects to grow Ramboll’s buildings portfolio across the Middle East region.

    • 7 min
    Danube Properties on its focus towards affordable housing

    Danube Properties on its focus towards affordable housing

    The director and partner of Dubai-based property developer Danube Properties, Atif Rahman, discussed the company's focus on affordable housing as well as its recent and upcoming projects during the latest episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast.

    Rahman also reveals in the podcast Danube Properties' 1% payment per month plan, which facilitate ease of purchasing properties and discusses at length about the focus on crowdfunding in real estate in the region.

    • 14 min
    FifthEdge on overcoming the legacy issues of recruitment in construction and engineering

    FifthEdge on overcoming the legacy issues of recruitment in construction and engineering

    The founder of construction and engineering recruitment firm FifthEdge, Marcus Taylor discussed the challenges and legacy issues in recruitment in the construction and engineering sectors during the latest episode of the Construction Week Viewpoint podcast.

    Taylor discusses in the podcast how FifthEdge is harnessing technologies to change the recruitment process in the construction and engineering sectors at an industry level, with its recently-launched artificial intelligence-driven platform.

    • 14 min

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