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Digital first: How PIH and SAP are creating the model conglomerate

August 27, 2020

“Our goal is to become an intelligent enterprise,” says Mr. Jasim Abdul Rahman, Group Chief IT Officer of Power International Holding (PIH), “a digital-first, data-driven company that has the flexibility to evolve, diversify and grow.” Since its beginnings in building contracting nearly four decades ago, Qatar-based PIH has expanded...

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World Cup and beyond: the future of construction in Qatar

August 16, 2020

by Moutaz Al-Khayyat, Chairman of Power International Holding and UCC Holding   The coronavirus pandemic struck just as Qatar was enjoying a construction boom, with developers looking ahead to the 2022 FIFA World Cup and beyond. The sector was valued at $43.95bn (£35bn) last year and, while Covid-19 has...

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Baladna MD Will Continue to Grow Our Product Portfolio

August 15, 2020

Shares of Qatari food and beverage maker Baladna have been on a tear this year, surging 82% since their trading debut in December. The company reported a net profit of 84 million riyals in the first seven months of the year as it rapidly introduced new products like cheeses...

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UCC Holding Golden Sponsor of 1st PPP conference in Qatar

July 1, 2020

UCC Holding, a leading general contracting company in Qatar, has announced its Golden Sponsorship of the first conference that aims to develop the partnership between the public and private sectors. The conference organised by Qatar Chamber, in co-operation with Hawkamah Centre-the centre of governance, is scheduled on July 7...

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Safety is paramount at Qatar’s contracting powerhouse

June 29, 2020

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. Despite a 34,000 strong workforce and a significant profile in the Middle East, Qatar’s UrbaCon Trading and Contracting Company (UCC)...

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Elegancia renders yeoman service in Qatar’s fight against pandemic

June 16, 2020

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Oxford Business Group Interviews Mr. Ramez Al-Khayyat

June 15, 2020

Where can the application of smart technologies in the industrial sector deliver the most tangible results, specifically in terms of boosting efficiency? RAMEZ AL KHAYYAT: The most important thing for a large industrial company to have is the right enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. Along with adopting smart technology...

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MoCI Signs Deal with 14 Firms to Raise Strategic Stock of Essential Commodities

March 30, 2020

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100% Safe from Corona Virus

March 19, 2020

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UCC Holding Honors Women in the Construction Industry

March 16, 2020

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