Descon celebrated its 45 years’ milestone in December 2022 and also launched a book “The Art of Engineering”, documenting the first 40 years’ journey of the organization.
45th FOUNDER'S DAY CELEBRATIONS IN THE UAE
Descon’s management team comprising the Founder Mr. Abdul Razak Dawood, Chairman Taimur Dawood, Vice-Chairman Faisal Dawood, CEO Descon Engineering Taimur Saeed, travelled to the UAE to celebrate Descon’s 45th anniversary and also celebrate
DESCON AIMS FOR GREENER PASTURES WITH THE LAUNCH OF ITS AGRICULTURAL DIVISION
Descon officially announced its intentions to diversify into agriculture by setting up a division called Descon Agri Business (DAB).
DESCON RESEARCH FARMS FORMALLY ENTERS THE MARKET BY SELLING ITS FIRST PRODUCE!
Under its diversification strategy, descon launched its new business line, Descon Agri Business (DAB), with an agenda to disrupt agriculture value chains through innovative farming techniques and high-quality produce.
LAUNCHING HIMALAYAN WELLNESS CO.
Under the organization’s diversification strategy, Descon has officially launched Himalayan Wellness Company as one of its ventures in the Agri business line.
DESCON ENGINEERING EXHIBITED AT THE ADIPEC 2022
Descon Engineering (DEL) participated in the ADIPEC 2022, world’s most influential gathering of Oil & Gas industry professionals.
CEO SESSION IN QATAR
In a continued endeavour to promote trust, enhance teams’ engagement and to fuel the innovations in Descon’s culture, CEO Communication Session was organized in Qatar.
Engro Polymer & Chemicals Limited (EPCL) and Descon Engineering (Industrial Services Division ) signed a contract for the award of EPCL TA-2022.
THIRD WIN FOR DESCON ENGINEERING FROM INTERLOOP LIMITED
Descon Engineering’s Construction Division (Pakistan) wins a third consecutive contract from the mega Interloop Apparel Project at the Apparel Park, Faisalabad.
DAC SECURES ORDER FROM SERVICE INDUSTRIES
DAC has successfully secured an order from Service Industries Ltd for F&G system for their new Services auto parts plant.
DAC WINS ORDER FROM ENGRO VOPAK
DAC has won a supply order of MSA Gas Detectors from Engro VOPAK. Engro had installed MSA Gas Leakage Detector at their terminal in LNG
DAC WINS ORDER FROM DOL
Descon Automation & Control (DAC) has secured an order for Revamp & upgradation of PLC Control System from Descon Oxychem Limited (DOL) for their Demineralization & RO Water Treatment Plant.
LMW’S FOCUS ON GROWING EXPORTS
Lahore Manufacturing Works has embarked on a journey to focus on exporting engineering goods from Pakistan. With more than 30 years of manufacturing experience, LMW has been supplying equipment to local E&P, Fertilizer, and other industrial sectors
BULLEH SHAH PACKAGING (PVT.) LTD (BSP) LAUDS DESCON ENGINEERING’S SERVICES DURING CRISIS PERIOD
Top Management of BSP, led by their CEO Mr. Asghar Abbas, visited Descon Headquarters to acknowledge Descon Enginering’s management for their support and services during BSP’s crisis period. In February 2022
SUMMER OF SAFETY AWARD BY Q-CHEM TO DESCON
Descon won summer of safety (Heat Stress) award for the year 2022 at Q-Chem Furnace 6 project as team has contributed well to completing one more year without any heat stress related incident at Q-Chem.
PAKISTANI AMBASSADOR’S VISIT TO THE DESCON UAE OFFICE
Pakistani Ambassador to the UAE visited Abu Dhabi office on October 19, 2022 and met with the ISD Division President Mr. Anwar Ul Haq and other department heads.
UAE NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS
Like every year, Descon celebrated 51st UAE National Day on 2nd December 2022 with employees to pay tribute to the country.
QATAR NATIONAL DAY CELEBRATIONS
This year the Qatar National Day 2022 was more special than ever as the country successfully hosted FIFA World Cup and organized the best-ever FIFA WC Winner’s Ceremony.
LONG SERVICE AWARDS CEREMONY
To appreciate contributions and long association of employees with Descon, an Award Ceremony for Corporate function’s colleagues was held on 10th November
MAKE THE MATRIX WORK-SHOP
Cross-functional team discussions provide an opportunity to view things on a broader and more diverse canvas and invoke critical thinking, listening, and persuasion skills, which are not easy to accomplish solely.
COLD EYE REVIEW OF EPCL SHUTDOWN
Successful cold eye review was held at EPCL Shutdown, Karachi with the ISD Heads and Core Team. The team delivered a presentation and exhibited their readiness for the shutdowns.
EPC STRATEGY WORKSHOP
Having a clear and focused strategy is critical to the success of business. Hence a one day EPC Strategy workshop was held on 24th Nov with participation from Pakistan and overseas.
CONNECT SESSION WITH EFERT SHUTDOWN TEAM
Connect Session was arranged for EFERT Shutdown team. Head Operations ISD Pakistan conducted a PEP Talk on EFERT Shutdown, with focus on Stress Management
MDC INTRODUCES SAP ACADEMY
Pursuing its commitment to Continuous Improvement while practicing Teamwork, MDC introduced SAP Academy.
LEARNING WEEK AT MDHP
Continuing its practice of conducting Learning Weeks at sites, MDC visited MDHP with a focus to develop skills and strategies that will benefit Descon through right resources, peer learning and effective trainings.
Current times and work pressures necessitates making blended learnings easily available at a customized pace.
TRAINERS’ APPRECIATION FY 21-22
MDC conducted a Trainer Appreciation Program on December 09, 2022 with the intent to appreciate Learning Champions (internal trainers)
DECIBEL TRAINING SESSION WITH SITE STAFF
ESS Sensitizations Activity was successfully executed by conducting a training at all site offices.
LAUNCHING LEARNING CALENDAR
To ease out the access of learning programs throughout Descon, MDC has launched a Learning calendar with the aim to provide potential incumbents
CORE VALUES HUDDLE
Industrial Services Division organizes weekly core value huddles in which employees elaborate on their thoughts and knowledge regarding Descon’s core values.
DESCON & PARTNERS HSE FORUM
Descon Engineering (UAE) conducted a Descon & Partners HSE Forum to appreciate suppliers on the safe completion of shutdowns and retrofit projects during 2021-2022.
BRITISH SAFETY COUNCIL FIVE STAR OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY AUDIT
British Safety Council Audit was planned from 07th November to 12th November 22. Descon Engineering UAE has achieved 87.54 % Score in British Safety Council Audit and attained FOUR STARS
DESCON ENGINEERING INTRODUCES IIF PROGRAM
IIF (Incident Injury Free) program is a very effective and result oriented program and is helping in reshaping the HSE culture at Descon Engineering’s project sites.
HSE COACHING FOR LEADERS
With the company’s continued efforts in developing a positive health & safety culture, where safe & healthy working becomes second nature to everyone
DEFENSIVE DRIVING TRAINING SESSION
A training on Defensive Driving Training was conducted on 19 October 2022 in Qatar. Site teams actively participated in this learning session which was very engaging.
CONSTRUCTION DIVISION LAUNCHES INSPIRE
Construction Division has launched INSPIRE, the first Female Apprenticeship Program. Primary intent behind launching this program is to develop an inhouse talent nursery
PROGRESS ON “VISION” -
First Female Graduate Trainee Program of Descon was launched on 03rd of October with the aspiration of making Descon an inclusive employer, and diversify its pool of talent.
GRADUATE TRAINEE PROGRAM 2021 – 2022
Descon’s 1 year GTP concluded on November 30 2022 with a 3rd trainee connect where Trainees were taken for a visit to Walled City of Lahore for exploring the city’s history and experiencing its culture.
CONNECT SESSION WITH FLIP INTERNS
Connect session with FLIP internes was arranged by ISD Pakistan. This session provided an opportunity to interns to interact with the HR and understand the vision of the Company.
CONNECT SESSIONS IN DEST & LMW
Continuing past practice, the entire month of November was a reflecting and connecting month in both DEST and LMW.
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATIONS AT DESCON
To foster a culture of teamwork and enhance employee engagement, birthday celebrations were organized for employees across divisions in different geographies.
AWAY-DAY FOR CONSTRUCTION DIVISION
A team re-treat was organized for the Construction Division, which started off with a perceptive dialogue led by the Division President, Syed Abdul Moeed.
Team get-togethers not only bring people together but motivate them to rely on one another to get things done, leading to increase in efficiency, improved communication, idea generation, and establishing a culture of sense of belonging.
ISD’S TEAM BUILDING EVENTS IN LAHORE & KARACHI
To boost the morale and motivation of the teams, Industrial Services Division organized team building events in Lahore & Karachi.
CONNECT LUNCHEON FOR ISD FEMALE EMPLOYEES
Interaction with employees and open communication promotes motivation by informing clearly defined objectives to be achieved, vision of the company, the strategy to achieve targets
HR Clinic initiative has been introduce to encourage members of Descon to communicate their ideas, thoughts, feelings related to work, the organization or the work environment.
PINKTOBER AT DESCON
As part of the Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign, a symbolic walk was held at DHQ on October 28, where Desconions joined in expressing their solidarity with the victims and survivors.
Descon is a multinational and multicultural organization. We are proud that we as Descon celebrate all events including Diwali every year to show respect for all faiths.
CRICKET GALA BY DEST TEAM
Design Engineering Services & Technology (DEST) organized a cricket gala for various departments who actively participated in the event.
SPORTS GALA AT MOHMAND DAM SITE
MDHP site management arranged a sports gala where staff participated with full energy and vigor. Various activities were arranged in which teams comprising various departments participated
DPS VISITS WIND ENERGY HAMBURG
Descon Power Solutions participated in Wind Energy Hamburg, the global on & off-shore event. DPS delegation was led by Mr. Faisal Dawood and comprised of Mr. Toseef Ijaz Rana
POWER BI & FINANCIAL MODELING TRAINING
A 3 Day Power BI & Financial Modeling training was conducted for management level employees to help them compile visually appealing, interactive, and customizable reports.
SAFE EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR AWARD
Safety is everyone’s priority. DPS gave out Safe Employee of the Year Award among employees who have thoroughly contributed to identifying good
FIRE DRILLS AT RYK
Emergency evacuation drills and fire drills were conducted at RYK site. Employees were trained on
MANGROVES PLANTATION AT DPS GHARO SITE
Mangroves are magic. DPS team took and eco-friently initiative by planting mangroves at the Gharo Site. Mangroves can help restore the health of the land, sea, and climate.
MOVIE NIGHT AT DPS GHARO SITE
Movie nights at the Gharo site offered a bonding opportunity among the site colleagues. It served as an excellent employee engagement activity.
DESCON OXYCHEM SCOOPS RECOGNITION AT THE ICHEME GLOBAL AWARDS 2022
IChemE is a leading chemical engineering accreditation body based in the UK and it has been holding Global Awards ceremonies since 1994.
DESCON OXYCHEM PROMOTES SUSTAINABLE RESOURCE USE
Sustainability is more than just a buzz word. Our future depends on reusing what we have in a sustainable way. Fortunately, one resource that is unlimited is innovation
Descon is Pakistan’s leading Engineering enterprise with a wealth of expertise in sectors such as Oil & Gas, Cement, Power, Hydro Power, Dams/Barrages/ Canals, Fertilizer, Renewable Energy, Sugar, Industrial, Chemical and Petrochemicals. We are renown specialists in EPC, Construction, Maintenance/Industrial Services, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Automation & Control projects. Descon’s global presence spans the GCC, (including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman), Iraq, Pakistan, South Africa & Kenya.