15 June 2023

Rosatom, the Russian Ministry of Construction, and Gazprom to cooperate in organising and hosting the World Construction Championship III in 2023

An agreement on cooperation in organising and hosting the World Construction Championship III was signed at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on June 15 between Rosatom, the Russian Ministry of Construction, and Gazprom Invest LLC.

The signing ceremony was attended by Alexey Likhachev, Director General of the Rosatom State Corporation, Irek Faizullin, Russian Minister of Construction, and Vyacheslav Tyurin, Director General of Gazprom Invest.

Pursuant to the agreement, Gazprom, represented by its subsidiary Gazprom Invest, becomes a co-organiser of the Championship and a member the WCC Organising Committee. Gazprom Invest is sole technical customer for construction projects under Gazprom's investment programme. The company forms the centre of competence for industrial construction and project management of Gazprom.

“The World Construction Championship is not just a competition for industry professionals. It is a platform for important discussions on the development of construction in Russia and abroad. This annual event is a powerful incentive to develop competences and improve professional skills of Russian constructors. It also strengthens Russia’s competitiveness in the global markets for services and technologies. We are pleased to cooperate with Gazprom as a co-organiser of this important event for the entire national construction industry”

commented Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Rosatom

“Large-scale events such as the World Construction Championship make it possible not only to promote innovative technologies and support the professional community, but also to draw international attention to our country as a promising partner in the field of construction, housing, and communal services”

stressed Irek Faizullin, Russian Minister of Construction

“Gazprom Invest implements Gazprom's key investment projects, which are beneficial for Russia’s social and economic development. Large-scale construction projects are impossible without a team of highly qualified specialists. The company therefore pays great attention to creating opportunities for professional and career growth of its employees, as well as to cultivating a worthy talent pool. The World Construction Championship is a unique platform to create solutions for the development of the industrial construction sector and unlock the potential of industry professionals, ensuring Russia’s competitiveness”

said Vyacheslav Tyurin, Director General of Gazprom Invest