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FRCM: A new tool in the concrete and masonry repair toolbox - Antonio Nanni

FRCM: A new tool in the concrete and masonry repair toolbox - Antonio Nanni

3rd November 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

Workshop: "Fabric Reinforced Cementitious Matrix (FRCM) Composites for Infrastructure Strengthening" Perhaps the greatest technical challenge we face in this day and age is that of maintaining the safety and structural integrity of our building stock – from the transportation infrastructure to nucle [..]

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Unstable oil prices lead project owners to reconsider their project pipeline for 2016

Unstable oil prices lead project owners to reconsider their project pipeline for 2016

30th May 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

GCC governments are taking precautionary measures to cope with volatility in oil prices. Recent budgets reflect the GCC governments’ efforts to instill fiscal discipline and cut wasteful expenditures. In their latest report, GCC Construction Industry Outlook 2016, construction projects tracking ser [..]

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Saudi Arabia Vision 2030: Setting the Stage for Greater Economic Fortune & Away from Oil

Saudi Arabia Vision 2030:  Setting the Stage for Greater Economic Fortune & Away from Oil

13th May 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

With almost three-quarters of the government’s budget originating from oil revenues, the slump in prices poses a threat to the Saudi monarchy. Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman deserves applause for his efforts in introducing sweeping reforms through the Saudi Vision 2030 and The Nationa [..]

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Building the next ‘Smart City’ in UAE powered by the Internet of Things

Building the next ‘Smart City’ in UAE powered by the Internet of Things

11th May 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

Internet of Things (IoT) can help construction companies with on-time, on-budget project completion Author: Gamal Emara, Country Manager - UAE, HPE Aruba. Optimistic forecasts for the UAE’s construction sector for the next few years is driven by factors such as encouraging macroeconomics, affirmati [..]

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Hassan Younes on Smart Building Automation Summit 2016

Hassan Younes on Smart Building Automation Summit 2016

18th April 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

Mr. Hassan Younes, working as the Technical Director & Partner at Griffin Project Development Consultant, talks about the upcoming "Smart Building Automation Summit 2016" event scheduled to take place from 26-27 April 2016 in Dubai, UAE. Q: How is project designing in traditional construction [..]

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GCC contract awards to be resilient in 2016

GCC contract awards to be resilient in 2016

1st March 2016

Author: Ventures ONSITE

The level of contract awards in the 2016 GCC projects’ market will fall slightly compared to 2015 but the impact of oil price volatility will be limited. The total value of contract awards across the GCC was about $197 bn in 2015, according to research presented at an event hosted by Ventures ONSIT [..]

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A glimpse on the rise of mega projects

A glimpse on the rise of mega projects

18th December 2015

Author: Ventures ONSITE

The Mohammad Bin Rashid (MBR) City, a ten-year, multibillion-dirham project, is one of the most expensive projects under construction in the region. The mixed use project is set to become home to Mall of the World, the world's largest retail destination, and a family leisure entertainment complex th [..]

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The affordable housing factory

The affordable housing factory

15th December 2015

Author: Ventures ONSITE

Ventures ONSITE participated in a recent article for Construction Business News and provided the much needed insight into affordable housing in the region for the near future. -There’s one clear consensus about affordable housing: something must be done. After that, opinions diverge on how best to [..]

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Ventures ONSITE a success at The Big 5 Show 2015

Ventures ONSITE a success at The Big 5 Show 2015

13th December 2015

Author: Ventures ONSITE

Ventures ONSITE is proud to have supported The Big 5 International Building & Construction Show as the official Knowledge Partner, providing critical information on the latest and most important construction projects in the MENA region. The Ventures ONSITE booth welcomed hundreds of visitors du [..]

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