Construction Week (Middle East) releases Salary survey

November 22, 2009,AEDT

Construction Week (Middle East) have just published the results of a salary survey held from April to September this year. The main findings of the survey is that most people are experienced and the UAE is not a place for first-jobbers. People consistently worked longer than 40 hour per week | Read More

By 2018 China Will Pass U.S. As Preeminent Construction Market

November 16, 2009,AEDT

A report was recently released by Global Construction Perspectives and Oxford Economics titled Global Construction 2020 which gives a global forecast for the construction industry until 2020. Include in the report summary are some interesting insights into the coming decade of construction. Currently the global construction market is worth 7.5 | Read More

AECOM wins US$60-million Kai Tak redevelopment project

November 9, 2009,AEDT

Image via Wikipedia AECOM Technology Corporation (NYSE: ACM), a leading provider of professional technical and management support services for government and commercial clients around the world, announced today that it has won key contracts worth US$60 million from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to provide infrastructure design and construction supervision | Read More

Atkins set to poach talent from design-led practices

November 9, 2009,AEDT

Glasgow – Image via Wikipedia Building Design reports The country’s biggest employer of architects has set its sights on wresting design-led work away from “complacent” signature practices by recruiting more creative designers…….. A team led by Atkins recently beat five others, including Frank Gehry, to land a £300 million new college | Read More

Madrid’s Shell Bridge gets its concrete dome – West 8

September 1, 2009,AEDT

Construction is moving along at the first Shell Bridge, West 8+ MRIO designed for the City of Madrid. 100 m3 of concrete was poured inbetween the two layers of the wooden mold, moving another step closer to the desired end result: a concrete dome. SOURCE: WEST 8 IMAGE CREDIT: WEST | Read More

Arabian World Construction Summit

February 1, 2009,AEDT

Over 500 delegates and 60 industry experts will attend the Arabian World Construction Summit (AWCS) 2009 to discuss the changing face of the region’s construction industry in light of the global economic downturn. To be held from 9-11 February at the Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE the summit will | Read More

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