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What Brand did after retiring from McCarthy? Write a book on leadership

When motor industry veteran Brand Pretorius retired as McCarthy CEO in 2011, it was clear he wanted to use his hard-earned knowledge to mentor South Africa’s budding boardroom leaders. While he has since achieved this goal on many levels, he is now also set to launch his book In the Driving Seat – My Leadership Journey, at the end of February.

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Zim needs billions to bring infrastructure to acceptable levels

It would take several years and at least $15-billion to bring Zimbabwe’s basic infrastructure back to an acceptable level, said Frost & Sullivan environmental and building technologies research analyst Derrick Chikanga. Speaking to Engineering News Online, he said the infrastructure in the country had endured a decade of neglect and was in urgent need of refurbishment, but funding for infrastructure development projects remained elusive as the country attempted to revive its economy.

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Arabtec wins $193m Dubai tower contract

Arabtec Holding, the biggest construction company in the UAE, said on Sunday it had won a building contract valued at AED710 million ($193 million) to build the first stage of an 80-storey tower comprising a five-star hotel.

Dual residency for expats backed by GCC immigration chiefs

Dual residency for expats backed by GCC immigration chiefs


Moves to introduce dual residency for professional expatriates living in the GCC have been officially backed by the Gulf’s immigration chiefs, at a meeting in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday.   

The reccomendation will now be sent to each government and if approved would see all expatriates with “first degrees”, such as doctors, engineers, businessmen and lawyers, being free to live and work in all six Gulf states without having to gain new residency permits.

This would make it easier for companies to deploy staff to different offices in the region, agreed delegates at the 24th meeting of the GCC director generals of naturalisation and residency departments.

Mideast construction sector 'looks good' says UK builder

The construction sector in the Middle East “looks good in the medium term”, an executive from the construction firm who built the Dubai Mall said in an interview printed in the UK.

Saudi Aramco plans to build largest gas plant




Saudi Arabia will shortly finalise plans to build the largest ever gas plant in the kingdom to supply utilities and some industries, Saudi Aramco's chief executive, Khalid al-Falih has announced.

UAE civil projects worth $698 billion ongoing


Despite the negative impact on the United Arab Emirates of the global economic crisis, work on civil construction projects worth $698 billion continues to move ahead.

But the downturn is taking an increasing toll with more than half of all civil construction projects across real estate, infrastructure, leisure and entertainment now on hold, according to a detailed report published today, (8th February 2009).

“The UAE may no longer be the land of milk and honey but it is still in a far better position than most," said Emil Rademeyer, director of Proleads Global, the Dubai-based publishers of the first in-depth investigation of its type. "To put it into perspective, the $698 billion of continuing work we are reporting is almost equivalent to the latest stimulus package proposed for the United States."



Companies currently hiring in Dubai

Current companies hiring engineering and construction workers in Dubai are Concur Consultants, go 4 construction jobs and Naukri Gulf to name a few.  Finding the project owners of current construction projects up and down the UAE will give you a good list of companies to contact.  Some projects to consider are Business Bay, Dubai Sports City, the Burj projects and the Dubai Marina.  Some companies to consider are: Al Rostamani, Bechtel Corporation, Fujairah National Construction, Juma Al Majid Group, Maritime Industrial Services, Turner Construction Company, Actco and Al Habtoor Enterprises.The ball is increasing in the employees’ court and with the hiring gap continuing to widen, job seekers should ensure they ask and get the pay and working conditions they require.  For further information take a look at the Ministry of Labours website

Construction and Engineering jobs in Dubai - Getting a job

Construction and Engineering jobs in Dubai - Hiring gap widens. Construction projects continue to rise throughout the UAE. As these projects grow in popularity, hiring workers for construction and engineering jobs continues to be a priority for construction companies.

With the boom in construction and engineering jobs in Dubai many dubai-jobs-construction.jpgindians and western expats are on their way to Dubai to cash in on the large ammount of jobs available in Dubai's construction and engineering industry. 


Construction and Engineering jobs in Dubai - Hiring gaps widens


Construction and Engineering jobs in Dubai as the hiring gap widens. Construction projects continue to rise throughout the UAE.  As these projects grow in popularity, hiring workers for construction and engineering jobs continue to be a priority for construction companies.  If you are looking for a construction and engineering job in Dubai's busy industry then you are on the right website.

The world has been watching India as media reports state it to be the one of the next economic super powers and as a consequence property development has surged.  Office space demand for example, has doubled since 2002 as foreign firms continue to invest in the country's IT sector.