Driven by the need to meet its 2022 World Cup commitments and in line with the country’s 2030 Vision development plan, Qatar is pressing ahead with its infrastructure plans, says DHUSHYANTHI RAVI.

Link to Qatar projects at a glance

As the countdown begins for Qatar to host the world’s most prestigious sporting event, the nation’s Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) is gearing up to mark the first milestone – the completion of the first of the eight stadiums that will host the 2022 Fifa World Cup.

Qatar’s ambitious Expressway Programme, often described as the world’s largest road infrastructure project, is making significant progress with billions of dollars being spent to develop a modern and sustainable nationwide road network.

Kone, a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, has set its sights on Qatar’s booming market with ambitious growth plans in place. In line with these targets and its status as the preferred maintenance partner, the company will soon be shifting to a bigger office in Doha.

Architects, engineers, contractors and owner-operators working on key infrastructure projects in the Gulf region are using Bentley Systems’ software solutions to accelerate project delivery and improve asset performance.

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE)’s full line of hydraulic breakers has been steadily gaining popularity since its launch in Qatar’s booming construction equipment market, where tough ground conditions are a frequent challenge for contractors.