|Exova Group has won three major contracts to conduct materials testing and fire safety engineering for the new Doha Metro in Qatar.|
The USD 5.5 million contracts will include bespoke laboratory-based and on-site materials testing. A program of associated soil and environmental chemical analysis will also be undertaken to ensure compliance with environmental regulations.
In addition, specialist fire safety operation, Exova Warringtonfire, has also been contracted to undertake concept design validation, fire strategy and CFD modeling.
At present, the new Doha Metro is currently under construction with phase one set to open in 2019. The new system consisting of four lines, covering about 132 miles and serving 85 stations, is expected to be completed by 2026.