Qatar Rail celebrates safety milestone

Qatar Rail has announced that the company has achieved six million work hours without a Lost Time Injury (LTI) at the Doha Metro Green Line works.

Qatar Rail praised the “safe work” of its construction contractors, led by Austrian firm PORR and its joint venture partners Saudi Bin Laden Group and HBK.

“This significant achievement is a clear indicator of Qatar Rail’s commitment to ensuring that safety remains a core value,” it added.

To mark the achievement, Qatar Rail honored contractors and workers of the Green Line.

Eng. Abdullah Al-Subaie, managing director and chairman of Qatar rail, awarded memorandum trophies to Eng. Jassim Al Ansari, Green Line project director at Qatar Rail’s Doha Metro, and Eng. Guenther Heilmayer, project director for PSH Joint Venture of Doha Metro led by PORR and including Saudi Bin Laden Group and HBK.

Eng. Abdulla Al-Subaie extended his appreciation to the alliance of companies executing Doha Metro’s Green Line project “for their efforts to maintain the work environment and meet the international standards for quality, health, safety, environment, and security at the worksites”.

The Doha Metro Green Line extends from Msheireb station east to the West Doha Station in the west.

The main contract extends underground from Msheireb to the area of conversion next to Al Rayyan stadium. There are six stations on this track: Al Rayyan / C-ring road, Al Rayyan / Sport Roundabout, Al Rayyan / Al Masila, Al Rayyan / Al Qadeem, southeast Education City, and the Qatar National Library.

 

Source: http://www.constructionweekonline.com