HBK to start Al Wakrah stadium enabling works this month

May 6, 2014 12:58 pm

m_HBK to start Al Wakrah stadium enabling works this month

Doha 06th May 2014: HBK Contracting Company has won the contract for the enabling works phase of Al Wakrah stadium.

Al Wakrah stadium which will house 40,000 people is the first proposed host venue to be delivered ahead of the Qatar 2022 FIFA World Cup. The enabling work of the stadium will start this month.

“The stadium and surrounding precinct will leave a social legacy in Al Wakrah and by appointing HBK, a Qatari company, we aim to also contribute to the economic legacy of the FIFA World Cup in Qatar,” said Hassan al-Thawadi, secretary general of Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SC).

HBK will deliver bulk earthworks including site clearance, excavation and disposal, fill, as well as underground services and stadium foundations. The enabling works phase of the stadium is scheduled to be completed by March next year.

HBK president Sheikh Ali bin Hamad K al-Thani said: “We are honoured and excited to be appointed by the Supreme Committee as the contractor for this critical first phase of works on the road to the FIFA World Cup in 2022, and look forward to working closely with all stakeholders to help build the first World Cup in the Middle East and achieve our country’s ambitions.”

HBK Contracting Company W.L.L., which was established in the year 1970, is one of the leading construction firms operating in the State of Qatar.

Over the years, it has executed a number of projects in the country, for various Private and esteemed Public Clients, most particularly the Armed Forces Work Engineering Unit, Public Works Authority (Ashghal), Ministry of Interior, Kahramaa, Qatar Olympic Committee, Qatar Petroleum, HMC, QAFCO, Jazeera, Al Aqaria, Aayan Real Estate, Qatar International Islamic Bank, Abu Dhabi Investment House, Msheireb Properties, Qatar Rail, New Port Project Steering Committee, Qatar Foundation, Commercial Bank, etc.

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