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The countdown begins: The construction firms behind the World Cup stadiums in Qatar

The countdown begins: The construction firms behind Qatar's World Cup stadiums

Earlier this week, Qatar's Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy (SCDL) announced it will decide how many stadiums it intends to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup in, by the end of this year. In the meantime, Construction Global takes a look at the contracting and consulting firms lined up to construct the five stadiums Qatari organisers have announced so far.

The stadiums are listed in the order they were announced, based on a report by Reuters.

Al Wakrah Stadium

Location: Al Wakrah

Construction start date: Third quarter (Q3) 2015

Estimated completion: Q1 2018

Project Management Consultant: KEO International Consultants

Main Construction Contractor: To be decided

Designer and Engineering Consultants: AECOM

Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects

Al Bayt Stadium

Location: Al Khor Municipality

Construction start date: Q4 2015

Estimated completion: Q3 2018

Project Management Consultant: Projacs

Main Construction Contractor: Joint venture of Galfar Al Misnad, Salini Impregilo Group and Cimolai.

Designer and Engineering Consultants: Dar Al-Handasah

Khalifa International Stadium

Location: Al Rayyan municipality

Construction start date: Q2 2014

Estimated completion: Q2 2017

Project Management Consultant: Projacs

Main Construction Contractor: Joint venture between Midmac Contracting and Six Construct

Designer and Engineering Consultants: Dar Al-Handasah

Qatar Foundation Stadium

Location: Education City, Al Rayyan Municipality

Construction Start Date: Q2 2013

Estimated Completion: Q3 2019

Project Management Consultant: ASTAD Project Management

Main Construction Contractor: To be decided

Designer and Engineering Consultants: FIA Fenwick Iribarren Architects

Al Rayyan Stadium

Location: Al Rayyan Municipality

Construction start date: Q1 2016

Estimated completion: Q1 2019

Project Management Consultant: AECOM

Main Construction Contractor: To be decided

Designer and Engineering Consultants: Ramboll and Pattern

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