2015 Construction Week Power 100
Mon 15 Jun 2015 05:34 AM
Thomas Stiegler

Thomas Stiegler

Company: Porr

Designation: Managing director

After imparting its tunnelling expertise on the $2.51bn (QAR9.14bn) Doha Metro Green Line, Porr Group and its joint venture partner Saudi BinLadin Group (SBG) submitted tenders for Metro Makkah – Underground, Metro Riyadh Line 3 and Metro Makkah Slab Track. Managing Director Thomas Stiegler said Porr is now looking to provide its proven tunnel and slab-track skills for further projects, including new railway lines for Oman Railway, the Dubai Metro Expansion, Phase 3 of Etihad Railway and Abu Dhabi Metro. The Porr Group is a Vienna, Austria-headquartered company which began trading in 1869 and moved into the GCC market in 2010. It already has offices in Qatar, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, the places that represent some of the company’s key markets in the Middle East.