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Qatar gets Lean for the 2022 World Cup

The concept of Lean Construction has arrived in the Middle East. By minimizing costs and maximizing value on each project completed, challenging all stakeholders to develop and apply better ways to manage the overall construction process, this will transform the dynamics of the industry in the region.

UCC Achieves 1 Million Safe Man Hours for Gewan Island Marine Works Project

UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC), an affiliate of UCC Holding, achieved 1 Million Safe Man without Lost Time Injury (LTI) in its ongoing marine works project in Gewan Island.

International Construction Online Exclusive: Interview with Chairman of Qatar-based Contractor

The impact of Covid-19 has been felt by the construction industry around the world, although some regions have been harder hit than others. The Middle East is one such region, with analytics firm GlobalData cutting its construction output growth 2020 forecast for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region to -2.4%, down from its previous forecast of 1.4%.

Welcome to Al Wakra: How UCC is building Qatar’s second biggest city

Al Wakra will be a major destination during the 2022 World Cup.

Barwa launches residential projects for families and workers in Al Wakra

The Barwa Real Estate (BRE) on Sunday launched two residential projects — one for families and the other for workers — worth more than QR5 billion in the heart of Al Wakra.

NBK Auto signs a deal to supply UCC with Mercedes-Benz Actros and Arocs Trucks

NBK Auto signs a deal to supply UCC with Mercedes-Benz Actros and Arocs Trucks

UCC Holding Organizes Blood Donation Drive

In Support of Covid-19 Patients in Need of Blood Transfusion

كأس العالم ومستقبل الإنشاءات في قطر

بقلم معتز الخياط - رئيس مجلس إدارة شركة باور إنترناشيونال القابضة وأورباكون القابضة

World Cup and beyond: the future of construction in Qatar

by Moutaz Al-Khayyat, Chairman of Power International Holding and UCC Holding

Safety is paramount at Qatar’s contracting powerhouse

UCC is one of the biggest construction companies in the MENA region, but has kept a low international profile. That is going to change with the 2022 World Cup.

The Joy of Giving Week 2020 - Let’s begin the year with kindness!
A Joy that’s shared is Joy that’s doubled

The Joy of Giving Week, hosted by UCC Holding HR for all group employees, saw active and enthusiastic participation at PIH tower and project sites.

UCC Holding Honors Women in the Construction Industry

UCC Holding honored its female employees on project locations, through an event called “Women in Construction Week”.

UCC Records One Million Safe Manhours

UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC) announced that its team celebrated the completion of one million safe manhours with no incident on January 30, 2020.

UCC Celebrated 10 Million LTI-Free Safe Man-hours for the Design and Build Lusail Palaces Project

As part of UrbaCon Trading and Contracting’s (UCC) objective to put safety first, the team handling the Design and Build Lusail Palaces (DBLP) project has achieved an outstanding safety milestone.

“UrbaCon Trading and Contracting Achieves 1 Million Safe Manhours for the VVIP Villa, The Pearl Project”

Urbacon Trading and Contracting (UCC) celebrated a major milestone for achieving “1 Million Safe Manhours” without recording a Lost-Time Injury (LTI).

UrbaCon Trading & Contracting Begins a Complete Major Renovation for Doha Marriott Gulf Hotel

One of Doha’s iconic hotel, Doha Marriott will see for the first time a full property re-imagined since opening its doors in Doha Bay in 1973.

Ashghal, AECOM, Bouygues and UCC’s Main Trunk Sewer Project Won ENR’s Best Project of the Year 2019

A sewer line project in Doha, Qatar, completed in April on time and within budget, is the first phase of the public works authority’s Doha South Sewage Infrastructure Project.

UrbaCon Trading and Contracting (UCC) Signs off Contract for Gewan Island’s Marine Works Project

United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl-Qatar and Gewan Island, has awarded UrbaCon Trading & Contracting (UCC), a subsidiary of Power International Holding (PIH) and Promar Marine Trading with the completion of marine works at Gewan Island.

“Every Blood Donor is a Life Saver.” UCC Holding Held a Successful Blood Donation Drive at PIH Tower

On 25 November 2019, UCC Holding HR & HSE collaborated with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) to host a successful Blood Donation Drive at PIH Tower.

UCC Receives Recognition for Excellent HSE Performance on QP District Project

UrbaCon Trading and Contracting (UCC) was recognized for its excellent and efficient HSE Performance for the QP District Project.

Preparing for FIFA 2022: UCC on the Development of “3-2-1 Qatar Olympic Sports Museum.”

3 years prior to the much-awaited FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar and the preparation for the upcoming event is in full-swing.

Main Trunk Sewer Project in Doha South Achieves the First CEEQUAL Design & Build Award

The Public Works Authority’s Main Trunk Sewer (MTS) Project in Doha South has successfully achieved the Civil Engineering Environmental Quality Assessment and Award Scheme (CEEQUAL) ‘Good Rating’ and became the first and only project in the region to obtain the CEEQUAL Design and Build Award.

Elegancia, Palmera, Stark Technology and Steel Master Participates in the 16th edition of Project Qatar 2019

Elegancia, Palmera, Stark Technology and Steel Master, subsidiaries of Power International Holding (PIH) participated at the Project Qatar 2019, the country’s only business exhibition specialized in construction and all related industries.

UrbaCon Trading and Contracting Named Among ENR’s Top 250 Global Contractors

General Contracting company, UrbaCon Trading and Contracting (UCC) is back again in the renowned Engineering News-Record’s (ENR) top 250 Global Contractors, 2019.