Balfour Beatty win Qatar infrastructure contract
Qatar infrastructure contract
Balfour Beatty's professional services division awarded the programme management consultancy contract on a GBP5 billion roads and drainage scheme in Qatar.
Under the five-year commission, worth GBP104 million, Parsons Brinckerhoff will have overall responsibility for management and coordination of all construction, logistics and supply chain interfaces with Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar.
Parsons Brinckerhoff will also oversee general engineering consultants for each of five geographic zones comprising Qatar.
Balfour Beatty Chief Executive, Ian Tyler, said: 'This very welcome announcement for Parsons Brinckerhoff supports our focus on infrastructure and reinforces the importance of growth markets to our strategy'.
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