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Egis Group presents company profile to industry representatives
February 18, 2018, 2:49 pm
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Egis, a French Engineering Consultancy Company, and Projacs International, also belonging to Egis Group and based in Kuwait organised a presentation of their professional services to the representatives of local authorities and other parties from engineering and construction markets.

The event took place in Four Seasons Hotel on 6 February and gathered the most important persons from the engineering sector. French Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Mme Marie Masdupuy, made an opening speech highlighting the importance of the business cooperation of Kuwait and France.

VIP speakers included Architect Naser Khraibut, Deputy Director General for Planning & Design at Public Authority for Housing Welfare and Ahmad Al-Hassan, General Manager at Public Authority for Roads & Transportation, spoke about the development plans and the long term vision and goals for Kuwait.

Finally, Nicolas Jachiet, Egis Group Chairman and CEO presented the company’s profile and iconic projects successfully completed worldwide, followed by the presentations on the specific sectors: Rail and Urban Transport, Aviation, Road and Smart Mobility, Urban Development, Architecture & Design and Water.

With a focus on designing the long term, Egis is one of the world leaders in construction engineering and regional planning and development. Displaying a unique global offer, the Group combines the know-how of engineering with the skills of project development, capital investment, turnkey facilities operations and services for mobility.

Egis Group employees over 13,800 employees globally and achieved €1.020 billion of managed turnover in 2016. In the ranking published in December 2016 by ENR (Engineering News-Record), the international benchmark guide for engineering, Egis appears in 23rd place* in the Top 150, in 8th position in the Top 20 in the “Transportation” category, also 8th in the Top 10 in the Regions category in Africa, and 3rd in the Top 5 in the “Highways” category.

The Group’s activities are continuing to diversify in the Middle East in water, urban transport, aviation and buildings. In Saudi Arabia, Egis is producing the master plan for the development of Abha airport over the next 20 years and providing Project Management and Construction Management with its Partners for Metro Lines 1, 2 and 3. In Qatar Egis has strengthened its position as the leading railway consultant in the country through working as Project Consultant on majority of Doha metro project.

In Kuwait, Egis and Projacs International provide services on iconic projects: Construction Management Services for the Scientific Center Expansion Program, Contract Specifications and Tender Management in the form of a PPP (Public Private Partnership) for Kuwaiti residential city of South Jahra, Project Management services of the construction of Shatha Misk Hotel located in Sabah Al-Salem, as well as Feasibility Technical and financial studies for district cooling, developing zoning and building codes to be a foundation for the new smart cities in general and for South Al-Mutlaa. The presence in other countries such as Oman, Bahrain, Jordan, UAE is also strong.

 

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