Company survey response

Arabtec

Headquarters in United Arab Emirates

Arabtec Holding website

Non-responder: 2016 Gulf Construction Survey

Non-responder: 2018 Gulf Construction Survey

Note: Arabtec Holding is a construction and engineering group that encompasses several companies including Arabtec Construction, Target Engineering Construction Company and Emirates Falcon Electromechanical Company (EFECO).

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26 May 2013

Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine says "Breaking the Impasse" initiative by Arab & Israeli business leaders does not serve interests of Palestinians

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23 May 2013

Dubai's striking workers in their own words

Author: Al Jazeera

A strike by low-wage workers at Arabtec - the construction giant building the Louvre museum in Abu Dhabi, a branch campus of New York University and a series of other megaprojects - has ended after police entered labour camps and immigration services...

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1 May 2009

United Arab Emirates: Human Rights Watch says migrant workers building island development face "severe exploitation"

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1 May 2009

[PDF] full report: "The Island of Happiness" - Exploitation of Migrant Workers on Saadiyat Island, Abu Dhabi

Author: Human Rights Watch

Of the construction companies Human Rights Watch identified as working on Saadiyat Island – Arabtec, al-Habtoor, al-Jaber, Leighton, Saif bin Darwish, and Zueblin – only Arabtec Construction LLC is a member of the UN Global Compact, according to the...

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9 April 2009

Arabtec rejects BBC claim of 'filthy' labour camps

Author: Sarah Blackman, Construction Week [UK]

Arabtec Holding chief executive Riad Kamal has hit back at a BBC documentary, which claimed the firm’s labour camps were filthy and overcrowded. Kamal accused the Panorama show, which aired the programme in the UK last week, of being unfair in its...

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9 April 2009

Ministry to review Dubai labour camp allegations

Author: AME Info

Saqr Gobash, the UAE Minister of Labour, said in a statement that the ministry would not 'shy away from taking the necessary measures against violating companies', and that those companies that did violate the laws would be referred to the courts. The...

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7 April 2009

Dubai: BBC reports poor conditions at labour camps for construction workers - UAE Govt. to investigate

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7 April 2009

Panorama - Slumdogs and Millionaires

Author: BBC

Panorama goes undercover in the millionaires' playground of Dubai to look at luxury developments. Reporter Ben Anderson discovers that behind the glossy sales brochures is an army of construction workers living in poor conditions. [refers to Arabtec...

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5 November 2007

Asian workers' strike prompts Emirates to start considering minimum wage

Author: Associated Press

A strike of about 40,000 Asian construction workers in Dubai — in its fifth day Monday — has prompted the government to order ministers and construction firms to review salaries and possibly set a minimum wage in an effort to avert turmoil on the labor...

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5 November 2007

UAE: Ministry of labour to inspect companies & work sites for compliance with labour standards

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