Best practice in construction procurement – Part 2: Tactics, tender and award processes – 24th February 2020

Part 2 of our two-part event on construction procurement in partnership with Ashghal will concentrate on the tender process, including the RFP documentation, tender evaluation and award of the contracts. Part 1 on January 20th covered procurement and contract strategies and how project risks may be allocated between the parties in the contract. We also … Continue reading Best practice in construction procurement – Part 2: Tactics, tender and award processes – 24th February 2020

Best practice in construction procurement – Part 1: Procurement and contract strategies – 20th January 2020

This event concentrated on the available procurement and contract strategies and how project risks may be allocated between the parties in the contract. We also considered how these strategies and risk allocation can affect the outcome of project delivery. A thorough assessment of risks and value sought, and the parties best able to manage and … Continue reading Best practice in construction procurement – Part 1: Procurement and contract strategies – 20th January 2020

Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project – Main Trunk Sewer – wins major international award for sustainability

Congratulations to all involved in the Ashghal project Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project – Main Trunk Sewer, which is the first project anywhere in the Middle East to achieve CEEQUAL certification. "This has helped the project to set a new benchmark for other projects in the region in terms of sustainability, health & safety, team … Continue reading Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project – Main Trunk Sewer – wins major international award for sustainability

Pinsent Masons Global Infrastructure Survey

Pinsent Masons have launched their global infrastructure survey. They are asking professionals across the industry to fill out this short (15 minute) questionnaire which looks at worldwide trends and specific developments in your local market. This year they are exploring the digital transformation of infrastructure. Infrastructure is now heavily dependent upon technology as Smart Infrastructure and … Continue reading Pinsent Masons Global Infrastructure Survey

Improving construction industry performance in Oman – breakfast seminar 10th December 2019

Stakeholders of Constructing Excellence in Qatar may be interested in this event which aims to introduce some of the same concepts to the Oman construction sector. The seminar and discussion is hosted at the offices of Dentons in Muscat in partnership with the College of Engineering, National University of Science and Technology and supported by … Continue reading Improving construction industry performance in Oman – breakfast seminar 10th December 2019

Results of first-ever Qatar Construction Improvement Survey revealed

Along with international law firm Pinsent Masons we have revealed the results of our 2019 Qatar Construction Improvement Survey, which is the first of its kind undertaken for Qatar’s construction sector. The presentation event was held at the Intercontinental City Hotel, Doha on November 5th, 2019. Around 100 construction experts, professionals and leading sector representatives … Continue reading Results of first-ever Qatar Construction Improvement Survey revealed

Ashghal’s lean construction initiative – evening event 23rd October 2019

This seminar with Ashghal was on the topic of lean construction and featured presentations on their use of lean on the local roads and drainage programme during 2019. The speakers were from the Ashghal Roads Projects Department, see below, and they provided detailed insights into what has been done and what benefits are being achieved … Continue reading Ashghal’s lean construction initiative – evening event 23rd October 2019

Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019 – presentation event on November 5th

Are you interested to help improve construction performance in Qatar? Unfortunately the last day for answering this survey was October 6th, but you can still register to attend the event on November 5th where we will present our findings. Constructing Excellence Qatar is the non-profit best practice and knowledge transfer organisation set up with Ashghal to … Continue reading Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019 – presentation event on November 5th

Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 3: The Potential Value of Data Analytics (9th September 2019)

Our latest Ashghal seminar was on the topic of using data analytics to support best practice in dealing with variations and avoiding formal disputes. Part 1 in April 2019 was on how claims in respect of Variations and Extensions of Time should be dealt with during the life of the project. Part 2 in June … Continue reading Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 3: The Potential Value of Data Analytics (9th September 2019)

Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019

Are you interested to help improve construction performance in Qatar? Then please help us by answering this survey. There are 24 questions in this survey, it should take about 10 minutes to complete.Please click here to start the survey or read on for more information: Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019. Constructing Excellence Qatar is the non-profit best … Continue reading Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019