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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

Qatar Construction Improvement Survey 2019 – SURVEY CLOSED, now register for the 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 – SURVEY CLOSED, now register for the presentation event on November 5th

Ashghal’s lean construction initiative – 23rd October 2019

Our next seminar with Ashghal is on the topic of lean construction and features presentations on their use of lean on the local roads and drainage programme during 2019. It will also include an update on Ashghal’s Constructing Excellence initiative. The speakers are from the Ashghal Roads Projects Department, they will be joined by one … Continue reading Ashghal’s lean construction initiative – 23rd October 2019

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)

Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 2: Dispute Resolution using Expert Determination (16th June 2019)

Our latest Ashghal seminar was on the topic of tiered dispute resolution provisions, including an in depth analysis on the benefits of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), in particular the process of Expert Determination (which is contained in the 2018 Ashghal contract as well as other standard forms in Qatar) as an intermediate step towards resolution … Continue reading Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 2: Dispute Resolution using Expert Determination (16th June 2019)

Supporting Qatar University research into lean construction

The Public Works Authority Ashghal organised a site visit to Northern Area full roads and infrastructure project in Al Ebb and Lebaib to support students of a Master Degree research for Qatar University. The students are utilising Ashghal’s lean construction journey as a case study. Ahsghal is pioneering this initiative in Qatar at a large … Continue reading Supporting Qatar University research into lean construction

Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 1: Claims for Variations and Extensions of Time

Our latest seminar with Ashghal on 29th April 2019 was on the topic of how claims in respect of Variations and Extensions of Time should be dealt with during the life of a project. As well as Ashghal we were delighted to have the support of the Chartered Institute of Building, Chartered Institute of Arbitrators … Continue reading Best practice in avoiding formal disputes. Part 1: Claims for Variations and Extensions of Time

CIHT event on implementing lean construction in Ashghal, 19th February 2019

Don Ward and Jenefer Alam presented on “Implementing lean construction in Ashghal” at the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation’s event in Doha on February 19th. A write-up on the CIHT website appears here, and the slide deck is available here: Don Ward Jenefer Alam combined for CIHT 19 Feb 2019 - final

January 2019 newsletter from Ashghal’s Roads Projects Department

The latest newsletter from Ashghal's Roads Projects Department features the five new area subdivision projects which have been awarded with construction enhancements including lean. The content also includes stories about our training to support these lean projects, and a report of our ‘Bridging the Gap’ event with Qatar University in December. You can download a … Continue reading January 2019 newsletter from Ashghal’s Roads Projects Department