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Aviation Sector Overview

Hong Kong Canada Middle East Abu Dhabi Dubai Aviation Projects Airport Construction Airports UAE

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?

Middle East UAE Tax and Taxation Issues

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

Overseas Career Advice Asia Hong Kong Malaysia Middle East

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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Middle East Slowdown Brings UK Focus

Middle East Qatar UK Market Updates

Expat construction employment in the Middle East slows down while nowhere appears to be any busier than the UK over the last 12-24 months…

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Industry News

Salini inks $14bn civils deal for Texas high-speed rail

Salini Impregilo has signed a design-build agreement potentially worth up to US$14bn (£11.2bn) for the planned high-speed railway between Houston and Dallas in Texas, USA.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:54 Read more »

North Lanarkshire pilots ‘off the shelf’ housing

North Lanarkshire Council is to work with housing developers under a pilot scheme involving the purchase of ‘off the shelf’ homes.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:52 Read more »

Inverness link road plans move forward

Transport Scotland has published the draft orders and an environmental assessment for the planned A9/A96 Inshes to Smithton link road on the outskirts of Inverness.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:51 Read more »

RG Carter picked for £20m Hatfield housing scheme

Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council has signed a pre-construction services agreement with contractor RG Carter for a sheltered housing development.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:31 Read more »

Roofer fined £53k after fatal scaffold fall

A roofing contractor has been fined £53,000 after an employee fell to his death from a ladder while climbing off a scaffold tower in Aberdeen.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 16 September, 08:10 Read more »
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