Archives for June 2011

Qatar Building Company (QBC) Named in Qatar’s Top Ten Contractors by Construction Week

Construction Weekly magazine names Qatar Building Company (QBC) as one of the Top 10 Contractors in Qatar’s “Top of the Class” of 2011. Named in Qatar’s 2011 Top Ten Contractors – one of only three Qatari Companies. List was published in this month’s issue of Construction Weekly. Three purely Qatari companies made the list, with QBC being one of them.

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QBC Achieves 2,500,000 Man Hours without Loss Time Incidents (LTI) at North Sewerage Treatment Pumping Station & Pipeline

(Doha North TSE3, Qatar) 28 June 2011 – Qatar Building Company (QBC) receives official certificate for achieving over 2.5 million Man Hours without Loss Time Incidents (LTI) for Doha North Sewerage Treatment & Associated Works TSE3 Pumping Station and Mains.

The Doha North Sewerage Treatment and Associated Works contract is a joint venture with Public Works Authority (ASHGHAL) and several organizations; it is valued at 1.78 billion QR and has a capacity of 243,000m3/day of treated water. The project encompasses Doha’s northern area, Umm Salal, Gharafa, Semeisma, and Lusail. Upon completion, it is set to serve over 900,000 people.

QBC was awarded the building of the sewage pumping station, connecting pipelines, and mains by the main contractor Marubeni Corporation. With a team of over 130 members working since 2009, it is quite an achievement in Health & Safety for QBC to maintain zero LTI.

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