HOCHTIEF ViCon to implement BIM on Qatar’s IDRIS wastewater treatment solution

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Logo Credit: HOCHTIEF ViCon

HOCHTIEF ViCon have bagged yet another massive Building Information Modelling project – they’ll be BIM Managers for a four-year wastewater treatment project in the Qatari capital of Doha.

The central section of the Inner Doha Re-sewerage Implementation Strategy – also known as the easier-to-say, abbreviated pseudonym IDRIS MTS02 – will receive the HOCHTIEF treatment, work that will include a BIM Executive Plan and BIM modelling strategy.

BIM’s utilisation will support design coordination, quantity take-offs and scheduling and progress monitoring from Q3 2015 till Q4 2019.

The entire press release issued can be seen below for more information.

HOCHTIEF ViCon was awarded to implement, manage and execute BIM on the central section of the Inner Doha Re-sewerage Implementation Strategy – IDRIS MTS02. The contract was signed with the SHP Joint Venture consisting of Al Sraiya Strabag for Roads and Infrastructure, HOCHTIEF Solutions ME and Petroserv.

ViCon will deliver BIM Implementation and Management services for the entire project duration supporting all construction phases. Furthermore, ViCon’s scope of work will include a BIM Execution Plan together with a BIM Modeling Strategy. BIM shall be used to support the processes design coordination, scheduling and progress monitoring and quantity take-offs.

The construction of the 14.7km long central tunnel section with related access and work shafts is part of Ashghal’s 10 billion QAR key program to provide a long-term wastewater treatment solution and vital drainage infrastructure for the southern parts of Doha. The main trunk sewer divided in three construction sections will be approximately 45km long, with internal diameters ranging from 3 to 4.5 meters, and depths ranging from 20 to 55 meters. The project will start in Q3 of 2015, and is expected to be completed in Q4 of 2019.

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