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History

With years of extensive experiences and know-how since its establishment in 1960, Doosan E&C has been the foundation of socio-economic development over the past 50 years. Read more about Doosan E&C's past challenges and innovations.

1960’s~1990’s

  • 1960

    Doosan Engineering & Construction founded

  • 1961

    Obtains its construction business license (License #1488)

  • 1974

    Launches the Indonesia Kemaung Batch Plant & Furnaces Project (the first overseas project)

    Launches the Nigeria Metal Box Toyo Glass Project (the first project in Africa)

  • 1974

    Doosan E&C stock goes public

  • 1976

    Launches the El Shams Hotel Construction Project in Egypt (the first Korean company to enter the Egyptian market)

  • 1977

    Receives the Stone Tower Industry Medal

  • 1980

    Wins the contract bid for the largest overseas project to construct the King Khalid International Airport in Saudi Arabia and its supporting facilities (PF-16)

  • 1985

    Joins the reclamation project of Masan Port

    Becomes FED’s first Grand Prize recipient of both Safety Control Award and Quality Control Award

    Begins the construction of Jungbu Expressway Zone 3 (the first expressway construction)

  • 1993

    Changes its name to Doosan Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. at the 33rd Annual Meeting of Shareholders

  • 1994

    Receives the Best Apartment Award for Customer Satisfaction and the Grand CEO Prize at the 1994 National Quality Circles Contest

  • 1995

    Participates in the Ihwaryong Tunnel Project (the first private capital investment in Korea)

  • 1996

    Wins the contract bid for the 765kV Shin-Seosan T/L (Zone 2) Construction Project (Korea’s first 765kV transmission network project)

    Wins the contract bid for the construction of Kyungbu High-Speed Railway (Zone 1-1) facilities

  • 1997

    Doosan Apartment receives Housing News’ Grand Prize for Residential Culture

  • 1999

    High-quality glossy architectural concrete approved as new technology

    Acquires ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management System

2000’s~

  • 2000

    Holds the signing ceremony for the Daejeon Riverside Expressway, Korea’s first private investment project by foreign funding

  • 2001

    Launches the residential apartment brand, Doosan We’ve

  • 2002

    Opens Section 230 of the Busan Subway System (the first application of the large diameter shield method in Korea)

  • 2003

    Deokso Doosan We’ve receives the Grand Prize for the 2003 Apartment with Good Living Environment Contest hosted by Maeil Daily

    Chuncheon Dumir Military Apartment and Air Force Club receive the Grand Prize for the Korean Construction Culture Awards (Residential Sector: Main Prize, Non-Residential Sector: Winner)

  • 2004

    Merges with Korea Industrial Development Company and changes its trade name (Doosan E&C Co., Ltd. to Doosan Industrial Development Company)

    Yongin Singal New Millennium Residential Complex receives the Main Prize for Completed Building at the Korean Construction Culture Awards

  • 2005

    Introduces the Shin-Bundang (Gangnam – Jeongja) Line (Korea’s first subway line built using private capital)

  • 2007

    Begins the construction for Haeundae Doosan We’ve the Zenith (Korea’s first 80-storey mixed-use building)

    Receives the industry’s first Certificate of Safety and Health Management System (KOSHA 18001 and OHSAS 18001)

  • 2008

    Receives the Grand Prize for Civil Works on the 2008 Civil Works’ Day

    Dongtan New City Purun Maeul Doosan We’ve receives the Presidential Award at the 12th Good Apartment Awards

    Opens Art Square – Housing and Culture Exhibition Cente

    Receives the Grand Prix at the 16th Safety Management Grand prix

  • 2009

    Becomes the first Korean construction company to receive Germany’s IF Communication Design Award for Art Square

    Its eight architectural designs are chosen as Good Design

    Becomes the first Korean construction company to receive Germany’s Red Dot Design Award for Art Square

    Receives the Grand Prix for Apartment Construction Area at the Service Management Awards

    Forms a Green Committee

    Receives the Presidential Award at the 8th Safety Grand Prix Competition for Daegu Doosan We’ve the Zenith (the first in the construction industry)

  • 2010

    Celebrates its 50th anniversary

    Acquires KEPIC certification

  • 2011

    Opens the Shin Bundang Line from Gangnam Station to Jeongja Station (Korea’s first subway line built using private capital)

    Completes the construction of Haeundae Doosan We’ve the Zenith (Korea’s tallest mixed-used building)

  • 2013

    Completes Doosan We’ve the ZENITH in Ilsan

  • 2016

    Opens the extended section of Shin Bundang Line from Jeongja to Gwanggyo

    Opens Gangnam Belt Expressway

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