safety campaign

Safety Campaign: Risks of heat exhaustion

As part of their ongoing safety campaign on the risks of heat exhaustion, the General Federation of Bahrain Trade Unions visited GPZ staff at the new Oncology Centre project of King Hamad University Hospital. An estimated 100 employees participated in the presentation which was aimed at spreading and enhancing public heat stress awareness, as well as identifying and treating dehydration. The Federation’s delegation...
BBBF Downtown Rotana

BBBF: GPZ completes Downtown Rotana Hotel

BBBF Magazine, Summer 2016: GPZ was recently featured in BBBF Magazine for the successful completion of the five-star Downtown Rotana Hotel. “GPZ worked closely with the owner and consultants to deliver the Downtown Rotana Hotel project to a high quality finish. During the construction period GPZ achieved in excess of 5 million safe man-hours without a lost-time incident.” GPZ has been involved in some of...
bahrain international airport

Project Update: Bahrain International Airport

Bahrain International Airport's second Enabling Works Package was awarded to GPZ in May 2015. This Package involves construction of Ancillary Buildings that will provide essential services during and after the construction of the new Passenger Terminal Building. GPZ works are spread over five separate construction sites across the Airport. Airside and Landside work are on-going during the dayshift. Emergency Vehicle access road reconfiguration...
oncology centre

Oncology Centre at KHUH: 3 Million Hours without LTI

GPZ achieves 3 Million Safe Man-Hours without a lost time incident at the new Oncology Centre at King Hamad University Hospital. Congratulations to the GPZ Project Management team, HSE Department and all staff involved in the project for accomplishing this safety milestone....
bahrain airport

Bahrain Airport: 1 Million Hours without LTI

GPZ achieves 1 Million Safe Man-Hours without a lost time incident for the Enabling Works at the Bahrain Airport Modernization Project. Congratulations to the GPZ Project Management team, HSE Department and all staff involved in the project for accomplishing this safety milestone....
khuh oncology centre

Project Update: KHUH Oncology Centre

Internal and external works are currently on-going at Bahrain’s new KHUH Oncology Centre in Muharraq, engaging approximately 1,000 staff of GPZ’s workforce. The project is nearing 3 million safe man-hours without any lost time incidents. The New Oncology Centre is a major extension to the existing King Hamad University Hospital in Bahrain. The completed facility will be a modern centre of excellence for the diagnosis...
observation towers

Project Update: KFCA Observation Towers

With works well underway, the King Fahad Causeway Authority (KFCA) Observation Towers have begun showing their new revamped form. The project, which started in April 2014, involves the renovation of two identical towers, one located on the Bahrain side and the other on the Saudi Arabia side of the KFC island which contains the borders of the two countries. Undertaken on a design and build...
fire drill

GPZ conducts evacuation fire drill

Aiming to spread and enhance public safety awareness of fire perils, GPZ’s Health, Safety & Environmental Department conducted an evacuation fire drill exercise at GPZ’s Head Offices in coordination with the Safety & Protection of Civil Defense Directorate. With more than 140 employees and visitors participating, the drill was executed successfully in a timely and orderly manner, which was appreciated by the Directorate of Civil...
MEED quality award, STP, Muharraq

GPZ project wins 2016 MEED Quality Award

Following exceptional results in 2015, where five Bahrain projects were winners of a MEED Quality Award, this year we observe Bahrain’s best performance yet. Seven of Bahrain’s highest quality projects were named national winners of the 2016 MEED Quality Awards for Projects. GPZ is honoured to have been the civil contractor (with Samsung Engineering Co. Ltd as the EPC Contractor) for one of the winning...