QDC New Factory


Project Name: Construction of Qatar Detergent Co. New Factory at Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC)
Client name: Qatar Detergent Co.
Project Duration: 18 months
Project Quantities:

35,000 sq.m plot Area, Including Backfilling, leveling, Construction of Boundary wall, and all substructure works.

Project Description:

Qatar Detergents Company is the leading manufacturer of detergents in the local market. Both powder & Liquids, Disinfectants of various types fabric softener, dish wash liquids, glass cleaner, liquid bleach, and other items related to the cleanliness and hygiene segment.

To support their future expansion and pioneering status in the local market, QDC needed to construct new manufacturing facilities at Mesaieed Industrial Area (MIC), their new plot of land covering 35,000 sq.m. was to house these new facilities.

Ottawa was awarded the contract to be part of the development of this new plot of lad, Ottawa’s Contracting division’s scope covered the following aspects:

1- Land leveling and backfilling: Importing new backfilling material according to specifications and laying into layers. This was an important part of the project in order to bring the whole plot to the same level, in the same time provide clean ground for the foundation away from the native soil of the area (which is full of salts and other bad compounds considered hostile to concrete foundations).

2- Construction of a Boundary wall from Pre-Cast concrete: This stage of the project included excavation works, foundation works and installation of pre-cast concrete panels.

3- Substructure works: This phase of the project included construction of all substructure elements (Foundations) for all the buildings in the project. In total there were 17 buildings which were used for:

  • The main Factory Building

  • Storage Buildings (2)

  • Administration buildings

  • Flue storage and power generation

  • Chemicals silos

  • Technical work shops

  • water storage

  • Guards Rooms

  • Training buildings

  • Workshops buildings