Subsidiary Parsons Brinckerhoff wins programme management role

Balfour Beatty subsidiary Parsons Brinckerhoff has won a £104m contract to manage a £5bn roads and drainage scheme in Qatar.

The five-year programme management contract will see PB take overall responsibility for management and coordination of all construction, logistics and supply chain management for Ashghal, the public works authority of Qatar.

The firm will also oversee general engineering consultants for each of Qatar’s five geographic zones.

Balfour Beatty chief executive, Ian Tyler, said: “This very welcome announcement for Parsons Brinckerhoff supports our focus on infrastructure and reinforces the importance of growth markets to our strategy.”