Improving productivity and efficiency in the region’s construction market
04 January, 2018 | By RICHARD THOMPSON
As project sponsors and construction clients seek ever greater levels of return on their investments, it is becoming increasingly important for anyone involved in project delivery to find ways to improve productivity and efficiency in the design and construction process.
In a special live broadcast, MEED in partnership with Mashreq Bank will look at how the regional construction industry can increase the value of its contribution to projects. Click here to register for the broadcast
The broadcast will focus on how productivity and efficiency can be improved in the region’s construction market.
Ali Haydar Ozak, Abu Dhabi Area Director, TAV Construction
Iyad Sabouni, Vice-President, Aecom
Zain Qureshi, Managing Director – Head of Real Estate Finance & Advisory, Mashreq
Richard Thompson, Editorial Director, MEED
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04 January, 2018 | .By RICHARD THOMPSON