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The Big 5 Construct North Africa is a premier construction and building expo focussing on bringing in innovations and improvisations in the construction industry. This event exhibits products like Building Services Concrete & Related Products Construction Tools, Conveying Systems, Decorative Products, Electrical Systems, Landscaping Products & Services Marble, Ceramic & Stone Metal, Steel &Aluminium Plumbing & Water Technology PMV (Plant Machinery Vehicles) Bathrooms, Kitchens & Sanitaryware and much more.
- 170+ exhibitors
- Network with 4000 industry professionals
- 40 FREE CPD certified workshops
- Competition: Win Wiha’s innovative screwdrivers
Timings10:00 AM - 6:30 PM (General)
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500+ Exhibitors Estimated Count
Category & TypeTrade Show
Building & Construction
Editions10 - 12 Apr 2018
25 - 27 Apr 2017
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19 Apr 2018
Tamer ElgohariSenior VDC EngineerASGC United Arab Emirates
Yousef AlsulaimanPMO Director-Al Ghassan Motors United Arab Emirates
Olivier VidalFrancophone Programme Manager-Housing Finance Africa United Arab Emirates
Dr. Hany SalemDirector- Integrative Sustainability Group United Arab Emirates
Tarik OualalouDesign Partner-OUALALOU + CHOI United Arab Emirates
Maged El HawaryProjects Controls Director-ASGC United Arab Emirates
Julien EniloracChargé de Projets - Infrastructures Sportives-Mott MacDonald United States
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|Tue, 10 Apr 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM||The Big 5 Construct North Africa Opening Ceremony Opening Ceremony|
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|Tue, 10 Apr 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM||Why Construction Industry Needs Circular Economy for Sustainable Future? Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•State of art in construction and demolition recycling•'Making money-profit' from construction and demolition debris •Case study and future trendsSession will be in French
|Tue, 10 Apr 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM||Smart City-The future is now Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A• Smart City : general concept• Smart City for the social housing• A case: the multimodal pole of Pecem - Fortaleza – BrazilSession will be presented in French.
|Tue, 10 Apr 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM||How We Use LEED Rating System to Improve the Building Performance Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Sustainability overview and basics of green buildings•LEED, USGBC and GBCI overview•LEED rating system and energy efficiency in the LEED rating systemSession will be in Arabic
|Tue, 10 Apr 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM||Affordable housing initiatives and updates in North Africa Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Overview of the latest affordable housing programmes taking place across the North African region •Project updates, government priorities and key players •Assessing where public sector investment is being directed •Exploring potential opportunities for the private sector Session will be presented in French.
|Tue, 10 Apr 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM||Innovative trends for interactive spaces Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre AThis session focuses on combining the best of today’s new materials, trends and media possibilities with futuristic views. The topic represents a commitment from today’s designers to create and deliver sensual interactive spaces implementing the latest technology, branded environments and creative media concepts beyond conventions – putting a strong focus on usability. The collaboration between specialists from the fields of design, architecture, media computer science and economics is a must to form an interdisciplinary team. This team can work together with a research mission to create new and different concepts. The new concepts include competencies within a number of IT research areas such as augmented reality, virtual reality, human-computer interaction, context-awareness, multi-touch- & multi-gesture computing and mobile computing. Developing creative concepts for unique and visionary clients is becoming more and more required. The spirit of innovation characterizes these ideas. Complexity is a challenge faced with dedication. Session will be presented in French.
|Tue, 10 Apr 01:15 PM - 02:00 PM||Sustainable Urban Planning Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Constellations of human-ethological constants concerning sustainability •The average rising in the urban air temperature•Sustainable urban transport system - Session will be in Arabic
|Tue, 10 Apr 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM||Technology and design innovation for sustainable architecture in harsh climates Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Highlighting the unique climactic conditions across North Africa and the challenges they present to architectural design •Assessing the importance of climate considerations on building design in order to achieve sustainable outcomes •Overview of the latest developments and international best practice in sustainable design and green building principles •Exploring how design and technological innovation can support the architectural vision and operational performance of contemporary buildings •Cost-benefit analysis of new technologies that can reduce the carbon footprint and improve the operational performance of your building Session will be presented in French.
|Tue, 10 Apr 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM||Sustainable Construction in the Moroccan Market Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•The different stages leading to a sustainability in the construction industry•Positioning of the sustainable construction in Morocco•Gaining back the experience (certified operations in morocco) Session will be in French
|Tue, 10 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM||3D Printing: The Future for Construct Customized and Innovative Building Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•3D printing overview, different technology and applications•Couture printing (3d printing in construction ): how it works•Design and printing a customized free form buildingsSession will be in Arabic.
|Tue, 10 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM||Green Building Certification in the Moroccan Market Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre BGreen building certifications in the world and MoroccoSolutions, design strategies and challenges to move from regulations to green building certification in MoroccoCase studies : high-rise buildings and rating systems
|Tue, 10 Apr 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM||Advanced Lighting Design and Control for Energy Saving and Green Building Codes Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Consequences of the continuous emission of CO2 and global warming disasters•Energy saving tips in lighting design and smart lighting control (PoE/IoT)•Lighting energy codes for green buildings and Building Energy rating (BER)Session will be in Arabic
|Tue, 10 Apr 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM||Contemporary design that incorporates local and cultural influences Incorporating local influences into innovative, contemporary design Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Overview of local architecture and traditional interior design: Assessing traditional materials and aesthetics specific to the Maghreb•Evaluating natural landscapes and indigenous plantation that can be used as inspiration for designers•Looking at how regional inspiration can be used or translated into contemporary design: Materials, color palette, form •Real world case studies: Reviewing existing projects that have stemmed from local culture and history and how this is translated into the modern design concept Session will be French.
|Wed, 11 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM||Recent Trends in Project Controls Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Application of latest technologies in PCs. ( drones, BIM, virtual and augmented reality, 3-D print and off site assembly)•What ASGC is doing nowadays to support innovation initiation in Dubai construction market?•How to develop a fully integrated PCs. system?Session will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM||Case Study: Global insights into delivering world class stadiums: France and Euro 2016 Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre ADon't miss this rare opportunity to hear from the team responsible for delivering France's Stadiums to host Euro 2016 on their experiences and what lessons can be applied globally.•New Stadia in France: An overview of how France managed to build Stadiums for Euro 2016•Exploring procurement methods and PPP structures in France•Understanding sports and leisure PPPs in France •Examples of stadiums in Nice and Bordeaux•Lessons learnt from Groupama Stadium - France's first fully privately financed stadiumSession will be in French.
|Wed, 11 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM||Integrating Best‐Practice Project Management Delivery Processes Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Enabling more effective procurement contracts •Utilizing BIM systems to reduce costs and allow greater project control •Incorporating higher‐quality construction materials and methods to maximize jobsite productivitySession will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM||Public-private partnerships (PPP) in delivering infrastructure projects Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Understanding the key characteristics of PPP projects•Overview of common challenges, regulatory discrepancies and dynamic market factors facing the construction industry•Assessing PPP opportunities through a risk-driven approach, focusing on sponsors and constructors•Exploring the role of private sector finance in achieving development targets through PPP frameworks and understanding their need•Case study: Madagascar PPP airports and the Ikitelli Hospital PPP project in TurkeySession will be in French.
|Wed, 11 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM||Managing project risks in emerging markets Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre AIn recent years, construction projects have a faced many challenges in regional markets. This workshop will outline some important methodologies in project risk management that could minimize casualties occurring from unexpected events.•Risk management as an essential part of project management•Early identification of risks •Risk analysis and prioritisation•Tracking risks during project executionSession will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM||Zones and Industrial Parks: The Evolution of Industrial Demand for Production Buildings Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•The main demands and constraints of industrialists looking for production buildings for rent or sale in Greater Casablanca•The characteristics of the offer in the existing zones and parks do not yet correspond to the needs expressed by the industrialists: the example of Grand Casablanca•The need to stimulate private investment in the construction of multipurpose industrial buildings on public and private sitesSession will be in French
|Wed, 11 Apr 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM||Applying best practice in infrastructure project finance Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Understanding the key fundamentals of infrastructure project finance•Best practice in feasibility studies for project finance transactions•Assessing key project finance structures such as BOO, BOT, FIDIC, concessions and other framework options•Applying risk management techniques to properly identify, mitigate and allocate risk amongst all parties•Lessons learnt from real world project finance case studies•Getting started: Steps to take in initiating your own project finance action planSession will be in French
|Wed, 11 Apr 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM||Optimizing Project Resource’s Forecasted Costs by Integration with Schedule Critical Paths Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Common program critical paths for different project’s types (industrial, residential, infrastructure)•Optimizing labor productivities, material cost, resources cost and staff expenses •Integration between cost KPIs (Profitability, Cash Flow) with critical pathsSession will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM||Implementation of Practical Risk Management for Mega Construction Projects Workshop|
•How risk management can be used practically to develop beneficial outcomes to mega projects in the construction industry?•The importance of risk management in the early stage of a project life cycle•How to bridge the gap between a theoretical reviews of risk management to a practical implementation?•The benefits of conducting risk management in accordance with the international standardsSession will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM||Structuring PPP to fund public infrastructure projects Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Actions for an improved PPP delivery•PPP contractual assignments•Drivers for successful PPP delivery•Service pricing and risk allocation•Funding structuresSession will be in French
|Wed, 11 Apr 03:15 PM - 04:30 PM||Power Projects in Morocco and in Western and Central Africa Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Overview of the latest reforms of the electricity regulations in French Speaking Africa•Exploring the various potential structuring for power projects in light of the reforms•Outlining the role of the regulatory authorities within those projects •A practical case study in francophone Africa - Session will be in French.
|Wed, 11 Apr 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM||How to Save Time & Cost During Construction –Movement Waste Perspective Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•How to save time during construction –Movement Waste Perspective•How to save cost during construction –Movement Waste Perspective•Theories of resolving the time waste by using Lean Six Sigma principlesSession will be in Arabic
|Wed, 11 Apr 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM||The Success of a Project between the Preparation of the PMP and the Skills of the Manager Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Importance of the preparation of the project management plan (PMP) for the success of a project•The human skills of the manager is a key factor in the success of a project: social skills and management styles•Management in construction projectsSession will be in French
|Wed, 11 Apr 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM||Management of contractual disputes and issues within the site perimeters Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Introduction of time bound arbitration•Dealing with real time arbitration rather than virtual time arbitration (pro-active versus post- active approach)•Assessing the benefits of time bound arbitration: Cost effective and time controlled procedure whereby all disputes and problems will be resolved during the construction period and not after completion of the project as experienced in ordinary arbitration•Understanding how time bound arbitration can reduce the disputes' magnification and improve relations due to the efficiency and promptness of the process which enhances relations in the construction industrySession will be in French.
|Thu, 12 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:15 PM||Understanding the latest developments in energy efficient building envelopes Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Understanding the latest advancements and best practice in sustainable building envelope design •Effective ways to improve a building's thermal performance•New technologies supporting energy efficient building envelopes•Exploring techniques in natural lighting, shading, ventilation, air quality, passive heating and coolingSession will be in French.
|Thu, 12 Apr 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM||The Challenges of the Concrete Prefabrication Industry Facing the Challenges of Mass and Quality Construction Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Industrialization as a response to reaching a critical mass in terms of the needs of building construction•The massification of construction and its challenges in terms of quality, safety and sustainability: what contribution from the industry?•The evolution of the prefabrication industry: from components to complete solutionsSession will be in French.
|Thu, 12 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM||Cable trays Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Cable management systems•Cable trays.•How to choose cable trays, which type for which environment?•Standards, load capacity, type ?•Best practices of installations, accessories Session will be in French
|Thu, 12 Apr 11:30 AM - 12:15 PM||The BIM 4D Modeling Through the Project Life Cycle Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Overview of BIM 4D modeling and typical Information workflow•The 4D roadmap through the project lifecycle•The integration between the 4D BIM and new technologiesSession will be in Arabic.
|Thu, 12 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM||Exploring how quality of wastewater treatment systems supports sustainability Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre AWater. It is used worldwide every day for drinking, bathing, washing and recreation. But only 1 percent of the world’s water is available for human consumption. When combined with rising energy costs to transport wastewater for municipal treatment, increasing demand from growing populations, and increasing contaminant loading from domestic, agricultural and commercial usage, water quality and water scarcity are top public health and environmental concerns for consumers, water utilities and government officials. This session workshop will provide an insight on how quality and standardization of wastewater and grey-water treatment systems can be beneficial to the environment and public health. •What are the water supply challenges of today? Current infrastructure, availability, and quality of water. •What are the barriers to reuse? Perception of customers and lack of proper infrastructure to accommodate treated water. •What are the opportunities to reuse? Availability at lower costs and energy •Understanding how regulations standardization will provide the proper testing and criteria to enable recognition and acceptance of reuse treatment technologies. •Wastewater technology life cycle and sustainability considerations: Green drivers. Session will be in French.
|Thu, 12 Apr 12:30 PM - 01:15 PM||Construction Technologies in Housing Projects Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Type of construction technologies•Challenges of new construction technologies•Highlight in how new construction technologies are more quality and more economy•Comparison between existing construction methods and new construction technologiesSession will be in Arabic
|Thu, 12 Apr 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM||Building Information Modeling: Definitions, Benefits, and Application Framework Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•Building Information Modeling vs. the conventional approach.•7D modeling for construction projects.•Benefits of Building Information Modeling.•Application Framework and challengesSession will be in Arabic
|Thu, 12 Apr 01:45 PM - 02:30 PM||Incorporating renewable energy into building design to reduce energy consumption and costs Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•A cost benefit analysis of incorporating renewable energy into your building design and operations•Top tips for incorporating renewable energy solutions into your building from the design stage•Overcoming the challenges of retrofitting existing buildings – how can this be done quickly and cost-effectively with minimum disruption? Session will be in French.
|Thu, 12 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM||Project Control with BIM Management Methodology Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•BIM management overview•BIM and construction management•Scope, schedule and cost control toolsSession will be in Arabic
|Thu, 12 Apr 02:45 PM - 03:30 PM||Strengthening of reinforced concrete columns using advanced composite materials to resist seismic loads Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•Reinforced concrete columns built in seismically active regions are expected to undergo a large number of inelastic deformation cycles•Column's splice zone is the most critical zone failed under seismic loads•Strengthening using traditional methods•Strengthening of columns using advanced composite materials•Efficiency of strengthened columns using advanced composite materialsSession will be in Arabic.
|Thu, 12 Apr 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM||BIM Delivers Tangible Benefits For the Construction Industry BIM Academy – The Importance of Quality Education and Knowledge Transfer Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre A•CCC BIM centers background, experience and capabilities•CCC BIM Academy – education, curriculum and workflows•CCC BIM Academy and Zigurat Global Institute Of Technology - Joined Certification ProgramSession will be in Arabic.
|Thu, 12 Apr 03:45 PM - 04:30 PM||BIM: The Future of Construction is On Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•State of the digitization of the construction industry and issues•What is BIM, how does its implementation meet a need?•How to make a digital revolution and adopt these new methods?Session will be in French
|Thu, 12 Apr 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM||Railway Technology Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre AHistory and study of the layout of a railway infrastructureRails and the seating structuresLaying, maintenance of the track and equipment lines for electric traction Session will be in French
|Thu, 12 Apr 04:45 PM - 05:30 PM||Building Information Modelling Workshop|
#Workshop Theatre B•BIM modeling versus trends in the construction sector•Digital design is very important in order to meet the daily challenges and build a better world•BIM is a process that works around 3D digital mapSession will be in French
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