Dubai & Middle East

Some of the world’s most exciting construction job vacancies are available in Dubai and other locations in the Middle East. Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Planners and a variety of other construction professionals are needed for site and head office roles in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Massive civil engineering infrastructure works are ongoing including major rail, bridge, road, tunnel, and water projects. Building construction, property and fit out professionals will also find some of the world’s most complex and fast track projects to work on.

Insights and Industry News

Maxim Insights

Finding Construction Jobs Abroad

If you are looking for overseas jobs in construction, here’s our quick guide on where to search and what to look out for.…

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Construction Disputes - New Challenges

October this year will mark my 11th anniversary with Maxim Recruitment. It’s been some journey! During such time I’ve predominantly recruited for Quantity Surveyors and construction disputes staff…

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Aviation Sector Overview

I’ve always felt that major airport projects hold a certain prestige within the construction industry. Expatriate construction professionals have been spoilt for choice on such projects within the International marketplace over recent years.…

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VAT in the UAE: How Will It Affect Construction?

Take a look at how the end to tax-free living in the Middle East will change the UAE construction business – everything from real estate to materials importation…

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Life as a Construction Professional Overseas

So you want to work abroad? We highlight some of the reasons many construction professionals are flocking to Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Middle East.…

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Industry News

Genoa bridge trial opens four years after collapse

Fifty-nine people have gone on trial in the Italian city of Genoa charged with a range of offences relating to the fatal collapse of the city’s Morandi motorway bridge in 2018.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 7 July, 02:38

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Faithful & Gould wins northern motorway work

Cost consultant Faithful & Gould, part of Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group, has secured a four-year commission from National Highways.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 7 July, 08:46

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Persimmon profits hold up despite output fall

Persimmon’s house-building output is running behind but, such is the market, its profits are ahead of expectations.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 7 July, 08:10

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Construction fatalities were down a quarter last year

One in four work-related fatal accidents was in construction last year, according to latest official data.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 7 July, 07:48

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Now that’s recycling

A construction site in London is turning excavated subsoil into bricks and using them for basement walls.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 7 July, 07:26

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