Dubai & Middle East

Some of the world’s most exciting construction job vacancies are available in Dubai and other locations in the Middle East. Quantity Surveyors, Engineers, Project Managers, Planners and a variety of other construction professionals are needed for site and head office roles in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia.

Massive civil engineering infrastructure works are ongoing including major rail, bridge, road, tunnel, and water projects. Building construction, property and fit out professionals will also find some of the world’s most complex and fast track projects to work on.

Insights and Industry News

Maxim Insights

Finding Construction Jobs Abroad

If you are looking for overseas jobs in construction, here’s our quick guide on where to search and what to look out for.…

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Construction Disputes - New Challenges

October this year will mark my 11th anniversary with Maxim Recruitment. It’s been some journey! During such time I’ve predominantly recruited for Quantity Surveyors and construction disputes staff…

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Aviation Sector Overview

I’ve always felt that major airport projects hold a certain prestige within the construction industry. Expatriate construction professionals have been spoilt for choice on such projects within the International marketplace over recent years.…

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VAT in the UAE: How Will It Affect Construction?

Take a look at how the end to tax-free living in the Middle East will change the UAE construction business – everything from real estate to materials importation…

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Life as a Construction Professional Overseas

So you want to work abroad? We highlight some of the reasons many construction professionals are flocking to Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Middle East.…

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Industry News

JCB unveils compact tailswing sister to 220X

JCB has released details of a new compact tailswing version of its 220X crawler excavator.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 02:39

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Nixon Hire gets private equity injection

Pricoa Private Capital, the private capital business of Prudential Financial, has bought a minority stake in Nixon Hire.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 11:37

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Pimlico Plumbers founder cashes in with KKR takeover

US home service company Neighborly has bought London-based Pimlico Plumbers for a price reported to be in the region of £130m.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 11:03

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Kier tries HVO, signs charter

Latest company to try using hydrotreated vegetable oil instead of diesel oil to power its construction machinery is Kier.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 08:46

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Billington looks to mitigate rising steel prices

Structural steel specialist Billington Holdings reports post-Covid recovery in the year to date but margins under pressure from the rising cost of raw materials.

Source: The Construction Index Last updated: 21 September, 08:18

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