NRMCA and Grey Matters hosted the 9th International Concrete Technology Forum in the Middle East at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Doha, Qatar on the 3rd of December 2017. The conference was a big success being sponsored by 11 companies where 155 personnel attended. For the second year in a row, “Al Khalij Cement Company” was the partner of the event. Qatar Construction Specification endorsed the event. The International Concrete Technology Forum was also endorsed by the “Concrete Sustainability Council”. The platinum sponsors were “Qatar Beton”, “Chryso” and “Doka”; the gold sponsors were “United Readymix”, “Hydronix” and “Simatec”; the silver sponsors were “Cortec”, “Kryton” and “Ciko Middle East”.
Aamal Company Q.P.S.C. (“Aamal”), one of the region’s fastest growing diversified companies, today announces that via Senyar Industries Qatar Holding W.L.L., one of Qatar’s leading industrial groups in which Aamal is a 50% shareholder, it will further diversify through the development of three major new industrial projects: a copper production facility; an aluminum production facility; and a drum production facility.
DAR Designs have won two Five – Star Awards within the category of Architecture Single Residence for two projects located in Doha and Egypt at the Africa & Arabia Property Awards 2017-2018, one of the most prestigious industry events in the region.
Did you know that concrete is the most used material in the world in terms of volume, where about 6 billion cubic meters of concrete is made each year, which equals one cubic meter for every person on Earth? Having said that, it is noticeable that concrete is exclusive among the major construction materials as it is flexible, durable and economical.
The Gulf Cooperation Council was established in Abu Dhabi on May 25, 1981, with the sole aim of strengthening each other and promoting progress in the Gulf region. GCC union comprises six countries, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, and Oman. Since 1981, all these countries have worked in harmony, each banking on its unique attributes or natural resources. But some have progressed further than others when it comes to real estate. Here we look at the top three realty markets in the GCC and discuss what makes them stand apart from the rest.