The city of Makkah hosts the world’s largest religious gathering with more than 2 million pilgrims visiting the City during the annual Hajj season, and another 9 million visiting the city per year to perform Umrah. In order to cater for this huge number of visitors that is expected to increase significantly as part of KSA Vision 2030, the City of Makkah is heavily investing in the transport infrastructure sector, with a massive number of projects that are currently under development or are still in the planning stage.
With the aim being to contribute to the local socio-economic development in the informal areas of Greater Cairo Region (GCR), SETS in cooperation with GOPA-INFRA were commissioned, by Deutsche Gesellschaft Für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), to undertake design and supervision services for the Participatory Infrastructure Project – PIP in Egypt.
As with other cities, GCR is the prime engine of economic growth and the main population center in Egypt, with a share of 40% of the urban population, resulting in ...read more
Geared by our “Care” value, SETS is proud to take part in supporting growth potentials in East Africa and its neighbors to reach its greatest ability. This is displayed by the keen interest of our professionals and experts on transferring knowledge and building technical capabilities as part of our commitment to the recently awarded construction supervision project in the Ugandan capital Kampala.
The services are provided for a new Gulf State embassy in Kampala, which will be a state-of-the-art facility in Uganda.
Given the ...read more
For the fourth year in a row, SETS International has been included in the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) list of the Top 225 International Design Firms. This year, the company has improved in its ranking from 175 to 171 worldwide.
With this ranking, SETS continues to rub shoulders with leading international design companies, gaining important ground in terms of visibility amongst its peers and high recognition by its many distinguished clients.
Dr. Isam Kaysi, SETS’ Co-founder and Chairman, thanked all employees across ...read more
Company is among the top 15 design firms in the region
For the fourth year in a row, SETS International has been included in the Engineering News Record’s (ENR) list of the Top 225 International Design Firms. This year, the company has improved in its ranking from 175 to 171 worldwide, and is among the top 15 International Design Firms based in the MENA Region.
With this ranking, SETS continues to rub shoulders with leading international design companies, gaining important ground in terms of visibility amongst its peers and high ...read more
Proud to be part of Beirut Bicycle Network project aiming to enhance the transportation system in our beloved city Beirut.
Driven by our “Care” and “Forward Focus” values, SETS, in collaboration with Beirut Municipality and Beirut By Bike, has allocated all its expertise to set the necessary planning and design of the bicycle track and to apply international security standards to ensure the security of the commuters.
شاركت شركة "ستس" بلدية طرابلس باطلاق العمل في مشروع تركيب الإشارات الضوئية وكاميرات المراقبة والأنظمة الذكية للتحكم المروري، وتأهيل 11 تقاطعا في مدينة طرابلس وردا على سؤال عن مراقبة العمل وحسن التنفيذ، شدد رئيس بلدية طرابلس أحمد قمر الدين عن تكليف شركة "ستس" للدراسات الفنية والإشراف مضيفا : ...read more
SETS is part of the Technical Consultant team (ICF SH&E Inc / SETS) that is supporting the Higher Council for Privatization & PPP on the expansion project for Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, which will be implemented using a Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model. The $500 Million project covers the development of a new terminal to handle 6M passengers annually, the associated concourse, improvements to existing airport infrastructure (including aprons, taxiways and access roads). The project aims at increasing the capacity ...read more
Mindsets, a member firm of SETS Group, was awarded a contract to provide advisory services for the Makkah Region Development Authority in Saudi Arabia. The objective of the project is to align the development authority strategy with KSA Vision 2030 and its executive programs, by providing strategic, functional and operational advice to ensure effective activation and implementation of all strategic initiatives within the region. “This project presents new opportunities for Mindsets to engage with development authorities at the strategic ...read more
SETS was appointed in August 2018 by Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), to provide traffic and transport consultancy services for King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD) project. Works on the multi billion dollar financial district are steadily progressing and the project is expected to be completed by October 2020. SETS scope of work includes the preparation of a baseline traffic impact study for the original master plan, and an updated traffic impact study to support the delivery of a new master plan for the project. It also ...read more
SETS KSA has been appointed by the Saudi Arabia Public Investment Fund (PIF) to provide traffic and transport consultancy services for the King Abdullah Financial District Project (KAFD) in Riyadh, according to the Middle East Economic Digest (MEED).
SETS’ team of experts will be providing the project with a number of key services, mainly:
- A baseline traffic impact study for the original master plan
- An updated traffic impact study to support the delivery of a new master plan
- Technical support during the ...read more
These technologies have the potential to enable construction project teams, clients and supply chains to work more collaboratively to co-produce, experience and test buildings before work starts. Their integration also provides a potential to improve construction logistics, safety and productivity ...read more
Our SETS Experts deliver: Members of our Land, Water and Environment team, Jad Jaroudi and Maher Ezzeddine, carried out a training course for the Jeddah Municipality Engineers.
The course entitled “Hydrology in Rural and Urban lands” also included the application of the innovative BIM process in infrastructure.
For two days, up to eight participants form the Water department and Special Projects Delivery enjoyed a very interactive and informative training by our experts. They are now more able to analyze a ...read more
As part of his Business Development trip to Bulgaria, SETS' Managing Partner meets with the Minister of Environment & Water, His Excellency Dr. Neno Dimov, presenting him with the firm's capabilities and experience related to water and environment and discussing potentials for cooperation.
The discussions cover the regulatory role of the Ministry in relation to air quality and environmental protection, as well as the opportunities for potential involvement of the private sector in the water and solid waste management ...read more
SETS experts share their experience in the 23rd International Conference on Urban Transport and the Environment in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Baha' Al Shalalfa and Engineer Yazan S. Albanna from SETS Jordan Office present the paper “Traffic Management of Mega Infrastructure Construction Projects: Success Story and Lessons Learned from the Riyadh”
In their presentation, they highlight their distinguished work on the Riyadh Metro Project. Their paper is well received by participants, who were mostly professionals and academics.
For the second year in a row, SETS has been included in Engineering News Record’s (ENR) list of the Top 225 International Design Firms. This year, the company has improved in its ranking from 184 to 176 worldwide, and is now among the top 10 design firms in the Middle East.
The ranking gives SETS stronger grounds with leading international design companies in terms of visibility. It also gives it high recognition by many of its distinguished clients.
In an e-mail to the company’s family, Dr. Isam Kaysi, ...read more