Interviews

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    LEED experts at your service

    Saudi Arabia | February 02, 2016

    We talk to Tanvi Jaganath Manager of Education and Development at Green Technologies, which is organising interactive sessions where participants can put their technical inquiries through to LEED experts.

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    BIM and sustainable building

    Saudi Arabia | February 02, 2016

    We talk to Ayman Ahmed Hassan, Senior Projects Manager and Head of Architecture at Al-Naim Consultants who is conducting two sessions at The Big 5 Saudi, on BIM and another one on sustainable building envelop design.

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    Why coatings' success in the MENA region must include green...

    United Arab Emirates | January 19, 2016

    Paint and coatings suppliers, the chemicals producers and the government must work hand-in-hand for a sustainable future

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    A reboot for “Old Dubai”

    United Arab Emirates | January 10, 2016

    Echoing the pearl divers and merchants that helped shape the city’s history - and eventually, its future - one company is seeking to renovate the older parts of Dubai, one building at a time.

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    Green means to a cool end

    Saudi Arabia | January 07, 2016

    We talk to Nader Antar, Managing Director, OTIS & UTC Climate, Controls & Security in the run up to HVACR Expo Saudi 2016, which opens on Monday January 11 in Jeddah

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    The name’s Bond…

    United Arab Emirates | January 05, 2016

    For nearly three decades, Bond Interiors has been providing a full range of planning and turnkey fit-out services to the interior contracting industry. Founder and Managing Director Saad Moaswes talks honestly about its development, reveals the secret of...

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    Dubai South: New name, same concept

    United Arab Emirates | January 05, 2016

    Formerly known as Dubai World Central, Dubai South’s new name has not changed its goal of providing the best place for people, business and investment.

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    Cooling off the Middle East

    United Arab Emirates | January 03, 2016

    The HVAC&R sector has had to cope with various changes over the past decade, including a financial crisis and an even more stringent legislative framework in the EU and other parts of the world. We talk to Morten Schmelzer, Director Business Development and...

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    Lights, camera, action for newest hotel brand

    United Arab Emirates | January 03, 2016

    In the competitive world of hospitality building a brand is as important as building the resort complex. And that brand must be more more than image alone: it is about the creation of a unique experience. Thomas Van Vliet is the CEO of Paramount Hotels &...

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    $10bn in UAE-Turkish trade expected in 2016

    December 14, 2015

    Turkey registered a 15% increase in new exhibitors at The Big 5 this year with more Turkish contractors showing interest in investing over the next five years

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