IOEC and Iran’s Black Gold

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Iran’s international relations and trade is heavily centered around two products: oil and gas. Its natural resources have kept the Middle East country in a dispute with its largest buyers, the U.S. and Europe.

The  Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Company (IOEC) is at the middle of this discord. It is the Iranian leader oil and gas contractor. Given that Iran boasts the fourth largest oil reserves in the world, IOEC has a role of global significance.

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Galadari Brothers’ Dubai-Tokyo Alliance

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Dubai’s population is 70% non-emirate, making it the most cosmopolitan city in the Persian Gulf. A trait like this goes a long way in business.

The Galadari Brothers sets an example for doing business in a city as diverse as Dubai, as they are a large business group standing out for their strong international relationships in foreign affairs, particularly in Japan. Continue reading

What can a construction company like Group Five do for the environment?

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Currently, between 40 and 50 percent of global energy resources are used in the construction, maintenance and operation of buildings.

I propose that we turn off that light that we are not using and read about how the construction industry has organized itself to improve its impact on the ecosystem.

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