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 looked at 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 considered … 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

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

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

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