DUBAI, November 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
Media are invited to join leaders and experts in the bridge design and engineering industry at the prestigious 4th Annual Bridges Middle East Summit, between 27 - 29 November at the Renaissance Doha City Hotel in Qatar. The programme will be opened by the event's chairman followed by a presentation by senior representatives from the Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning and Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal.
In partnership with Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal and endorsed by the Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning, Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait , The Institute of Structural Engineers, Post-Tensioning Institute and Qatar Society of Engineers, the 4th Annual Bridges Middle East Summit will be held between 27 - 29 November at the Renaissance Doha City Hotel in Qatar. The Doha conference is in response to the huge number of bridge and interchange projects and tenders released for 2012 both in Qatar and across the Middle East.
The GCC has $142bn worth of road and bridge projects underway, or in the planning stages, according to figures released by market analysts Ventures Middle East; Qatar has invested 8% of this budget into road and bridge projects that are already in progress.
With a specific government projects focus day, this Summit will provide a key opportunity to learn about current and future tenders from key decision-makers throughout the Middle East including: Qatar Public Works Authority, Ashghal and the Ministry of Municipality & Urban Planning, Qatar, Lusail Real Estate Development Company, Ministry of Works, Bahrain, Ministry of Public Works, Kuwait, Al Ain Municipality, Directorate of Public Works, Sharjah and the Department of Transport, Abu Dhabi.
An exhibition area will feature the latest innovative solutions for resolving common challenges in intermodal bridge design, construction and maintenance. The Summit is already expected to attract over 200 attendees, key attending organisations include: Qatar Railways Company, Ministry of Environment, Mowasalat, The Pearl Qatar, The Land Investment & Real Estate Company, Aurecon, KBR and Qatar Society of Engineers.
Committed sponsors already include: Parsons, Mageba, Inspectech, BBR Structural Systems, RMD Kwikform, Varley & Guliver, Alga, Mediterranean Building Materials, StoCretec, Valbruna, Al Jaber, Acrow Misr, Arminox, Qatar Australian Construction Systems (QACS), DYWIDAG-Systems International (DSI), FIP Industriale, General Technologies, Jindal Steel and Power, Lykomitros, Manar Al Omran, MK4MEPS, NRS Bridge Construction Equipment, OVM MENA, Pitchmastic, Pontex, Redaelli Tecna, Sneha Bearings, Silga, Stirling Lloyd, TechStar, VSL, Stoe AG and many more.
For more information, visit http://www.bridgesme.com
About International Quality and Productivity Centre (IQPC) Middle East:
For over thirty years, IQPC has helped the world's leading corporations solve their business challenges through the sharing of practical industry solutions and global best practice. In the process, the company has built a formidable reputation for quality and value. During this time, the Middle East's most progressive companies have benefited from IQPC's unrivalled global reach, which has connected international expertise with regional and local leaders. For more information, visit http://www.iqpc.ae
For more information on the forum or to register for the conference, please contact:
Eileen Espelita, Marketing Manager
International Quality and Productivity Centre Middle East
SOURCE IQPC Middle East