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Q & A: How to mitigate fire risks through planning?
May 09, 2018
Tom Baines, head of HSEQ at Arcadis, talks about releasing the third book in his series on Safety Design, and how planning can help mitigate fire risks.
MVL Firestop: There is more focus on firestop scope in projects
May 08, 2018
MEP contractors, DCD inspectors and other stakeholders put more focus on firestop scope in projects, says Karim Elshafie, general manager, MVL Firestop.
Comment: Technology can be a disruptive force in countering MEP challenges
May 05, 2018
Prabhu Ramachandran, the founder and CEO of Facilio Inc., talks about MEP adopting emerging technologies.
Controlling costs can mitigate risks, says MEP contractor
May 04, 2018
Gavin Appleby, managing director, EFECO, a subsidiary of Arabtec Holding, says that having control over costs and processes is paramount
Comment: Essential to incorporate a retrofitting regime in an organisation’s plan
May 01, 2018
A proactive retrofit budget enables buildings to stay ahead of the technology curve
More room for refurbishment market to grow in the Middle East
Apr 25, 2018
Dimitri Papakonstantinou, managing director at Plafond Fitout, says that refurbishment market is not as buoyant as expected.
KEF Holdings appoints new CEO
Apr 17, 2018
Richard Pattle is expected to assume his new role in early summer 2018.
Comment: MEP as sustainability champion of built environment
Apr 16, 2018
Software-led MEP design, engineering and maintenance that harnesses IoT & ML-based technologies, can help MEP professionals ensure user comfort, energy efficiency, and sustainability in buildings.
A guide to fire and safety approval process in the UAE
Apr 08, 2018
Forster Profile Systems and SCHOTT share views on the fire and safety approval process
New company to focus on smart MEP technologies
Apr 02, 2018
Saad Taher, managing director, Smart MEP Solutions CO SESCO, talks about his decision to start a new company that focuses on smart MEP technologies.
DSI appoints new group CEO
Apr 01, 2018
Drake & Scull International (DSI) announced the appointment of Dr. Fadi Feghali as the group chief executive officer, with effect from 1 April 2018.
Refurb projects pose technical challenges to MEP engineers
Mar 22, 2018
Opportunities are abundant for projects in the leisure and residential sectors, as well as more bespoke new build projects, said Cathy Christer, partner and head of MEP, Godwin Austen Johnson (GAJ)

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