Interviews

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    KGS to launch exclusive product to the Middle East

    March 29, 2016

    The company will be launching its Swiflex XX product to the region before anywhere else at this year's Middle East Stone

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    Eco-friendly coatings in the spotlight at Dubai event

    United Arab Emirates | March 15, 2016

    Other challenges to the industry in the year ahead may include regulatory and pricing issues. Fabiana Requeijo, product manager at Ferro Corporation explains the challenges behind eco-friendly pigments.

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    Transforming concrete with colour

    United Arab Emirates | March 13, 2016

    One of the biggest trends in construction over the past year has been the interest in coloured concrete. Simple to use, cost effective and, when used in collaboration with designers and architects, can transform a construction project. We spoke to Peter...

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    Green building made easy

    Saudi Arabia | February 23, 2016

    We speak to Eng. Omar Mohamed Al-Touqi, Technical Manager, King Abdulaziz University Projects – Jeddah prior to his seminar at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events as part of The Big 5 Saudi 2016.

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    Why Mammoet is the heavy duty transporter of choice

    United Arab Emirates | February 23, 2016

    If it’s big, heavy and needs moving, there is one name that has earned a mighty reputation: Mammoet, operating in the GCC for more than 40 years. Regional Commercial Director Mike Abbas talks to The Big 5 Hub about the challenges of being the heavy lifting...

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    An expert’s eye on contract matters

    Saudi Arabia | February 16, 2016

    We speak to Andrew Jones, Partner and Head of Construction - Middle East at Dentons prior to his seminar at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events as part of The Big 5 Saudi 2016.

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    Letter of the construction law

    Saudi Arabia | February 16, 2016

    We speak to Hussain S. Al-Shammari, Construction Engineer, Royal Commission in Jubail before his seminar at Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events as part of The Big 5 Saudi 2016.

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    Upward progress - an insight into elevator giant KONE's new test...

    China | February 14, 2016

    Asia leads the world in new high-rise construction and the world’s biggest elevator manufacturer has just opened a new test facility in China. We speak to Santeri Suoranta, who is Head of Technology, Major Projects, to find out why the new Chinese facility is...

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    Expanding Abu Dhabi’s gateways

    United Arab Emirates | February 09, 2016

    As one of the fastest growing in the world, Khalifa Port has set Abu Dhabi Terminals as one of the most competitive in the world. But it has yet to hit its full potential.

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    Business as usual in the kingdom

    Saudi Arabia | February 08, 2016

    One of Saudi Arabia’s leading contractors is preparing for 2016 with a clear plan amid plunging oil revenues for the state. The Big 5 Hub speaks to the IKK Group Chairman Hassan Isam AlKabbani, By Jumana Abdel-Razzaq.

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