Balfour wins Qatar contract

Infrastructure group Balfour Beatty has secured a £56m contract with the Public Works Authority of Qatar to work on its Expressway upgrade programme. The project is part of the country’s five-year infrastructure development programme estimated to cost $20bn. Balfour Beatty’s professional services division, Parsons Brinckerhoff, will provide consulting services associated with the tender stage of process, prior to contract administration and construction supervision.