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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

    • 1960

      • Doosan Engineering & Construction founded
    • 1961

      • Obtains its construction business license (License #1488)

    1970’s

    • 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)
    • 1975

      • 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’s

    • 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)

    1990’s

    • 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’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 Center
        • 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’s

    • 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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