The Public Works Authority ‘Ashghal’ honored the contractors and consultants of Road Projects Department in an event held on Thursday, 4th November 2021 at Ashghal headquarter. The honor is for their success and excellence in winning the Best Engineering Practices initiative launched by Ashghal. The initiative aims at motivating the implementing companies and consultant firms to implement best practices and achieve the Ashghal’s strategy to implement the best international standards.
Eng. Saud Al-Tamimi, Roads Projects Department Manager at Ashghal opened the honoring event. He welcomed the attendees and congratulated the winners, lauding their efforts in the success of this initiative implemented in several projects over various engineering fields such as safety, quality, effective implementation etc. Eng. Saud Al Tamimi stated that the Best Engineering Practices initiative comes in the context of Ashghal’s efforts to constantly improve mechanisms and working modalities in the project sites, and to disseminate best practices applicable to all projects, besides consolidating values and objectives of Ashghal’s strategy in raising quality and applying best international standards in all fields.
Eng. Al-Tamimi added: "We take this opportunity to thank all participants in the initiative and urge all contractors and consultants of the department to best use this experience and pay attention to continuous improvement of performance for the benefit of companies, the State and the people."About 18 contractors and consultants within nine road projects have participated in the initiative and they submitted their contributions to the department with detailed clarifications and explanations of best practices in their fields of expertise. After studying the participations and reviewing the works done by the participant companies, four projects were announced as winners and the implementing companies were honored for best performers of the initiative. The winners were selected based on the extent to which they exhibit as role model for disseminating and implementing the best practices in the remaining projects through documents of their successful experiences.
The first place goes to the road construction project around Al Rayyan Stadium won in the field of Handing Over. This project was implemented by Al Jaber Engineering Company and supervised by Dar Al Handasah. The second place goes to the Roads and Infrastructure Development Project in Al Ebb and Leabaib, Package One in the field of Workers Welfare, implemented by Qatar Trading and Contracting Group under the supervision of Arcadis Company. The third place in the field of Quality is awarded to the Roads and Infrastructure Development Project in West Al-Mashaf, Package One, implemented by Saisir and Medgulf JV under the supervision of Dorsch Group Qatar.
The third place also goes to the Roads and Infrastructure Development Project in Al-Mearad and Southwest Muaither for Lean Construction, implemented by Petroserve and supervised by CDM Smith.
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