16 June 2022

Rosatom state atomic energy corporaton and Gazprom have agreed to collaborate and conduct the World construction championship

On 16th of June, 2022, during the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, general director of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation (Mr. Alexey Likhachev), the Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation (Mr. Irek Faizullin), and general director of Gazprom Invest, LLC (Mr. Vyatcheslav Tyurin) have signed the agreement on organization and conduction of the World Construction Championship-2022. As said in the document, Gazprom, PJSC will become the co-organizer of the Championship and will take part in the arrangements committee along with the partners.

Gazprom, PJSC will be represented by Gazprom Invest, LLC being the integrated technical client that deals with construction sites and investment forecasting block of the company. Gazprom Invest, LLC is also the center of competences within industrial construction and project management in Gazprom, PJSC.

The World Construction Championship (WCC) is intended to expand economic integration of Russia’s construction business to overseas and to resolve import substitution issues. This year the Championship will take place from 5th till 8th of October in the international exhibition center “Kazan Expo”.

The members will compete within 20 individual and team nominations. Championship nominations involve industrial construction, industrial design, and construction sites’ management. This year will be the first one when the overall standings will involve the Student League comprising those students studying in specialized Russia’s construction universities and colleges. The prize fund of the competition will amount to over 44 million rubles.

Apart from the professional construction competitions, the venue will place multimedia exhibition and business program. The Championship welcomes foreign members from 23 countries: BRICS countries, EAEU, CIS, Turkey, Egypt, Bangladesh, UAE, Hungary, Iran, Serbia, and Israel.

“At first, we treat the Championship as a platform allowing professional transformation within the construction sphere, as well as transfer of skills and promotion of working professions. Today we unite our efforts and provide opportunities to specialists and organizations to have positive influence over the economy, while it leads to creation of new jobs.”

General director of Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation Mr. Alexey Likhachev

“The World Construction Championship is a perspective platform to represent Russia as the leading construction player within the global stage. Russian companies actively develop construction technologies and make researches of new materials. Apart from that, this event is intended to unite foreign members in order to expand and develop the international cooperation, making long-term relations with partners, and formation of effective industrial cooperation.”

The Minister of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation Mr. Irek Faizullin

“We support specialized industrial events and we are sure that the platforms like the World Construction Championship are highly demanded by modern industry and construction sector. Gazprom is one of the biggest companies dealing with construction of large-scale industrial objects, and we see the perspectives in conduction of the Championship.”

General director of Gazprom Invest, LLCMr. Vyatcheslav Tyurin

It is worth reminding that the World Construction Championship was established in February of 2020 by the Ministry of Construction, Housing and Utilities of the Russian Federation and State Atomic Energy Corporation. The original event took place in April of 2021 in Sochi, Russia. The title of winners had become a desired prize for around 500 professional constructors from Russia, Qazaqstan, the Republic of Belarus, Egypt, and Turkey.