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  1. GCC construction poised for growth on back of anticipated tourism boom

    The tourism sector among Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member nations is witnessing rapid development to meet the growing demand of…
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    3 Sep
  2. Singapore infrastructure spending set to exceed $10bn per year

    The quality of infrastructure in Singapore is among the highest in the world, reflecting high levels of investment supported by…
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    29 Jul
  3. Private equity activity supports fears of a looming US recession

    In preparation for a downturn in the US housing market, private equity firms are stockpiling cash as probabilities of a…
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    11 Jul
  4. Canada’s construction growth prospects hampered by struggles in the oil industry

    The outlook for the Canadian construction industry remains positive but further projected cuts in oil production are set to limit…
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    1 Jul
  5. The African Continental Free Trade Area agreement: a game changer for Africa

    The recent ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area agreement (AfCFTA) is set to drive economic growth and infrastructure…
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    28 Jun
  6. BIM usage is expanding globally, finds GlobalData survey

    Building information modelling (BIM) is an important tool in improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness in the construction industry. BIM provides for…
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    26 Jun
  7. Corruption in Latin America is hampering development and investment in the construction industry

    Corruption in Latin America is one of the biggest threats in the region, hampering development and investment in critical sectors…
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    24 May
  8. Toyota and Panasonic join forces to build smart homes

    Two Japanese giants, the automobile manufacturer Toyota Motor and the Panasonic technology company, have signed a deal to establish a…
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    14 May
  9. Financing infrastructure in the US remains a major challenge

    On 30 April 2019, President Donald Trump, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer agreed on a…
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    1 May
  10. Brexit impact on UK construction: Hard exit from EU will see sector contract

    In view of the failure of the UK’s politicians to find consensus on any withdrawal agreement, the possibility of the…
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    26 Apr
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