DSI wins $34m Abu Dhabi contract
Dubai, January 30, 2012
Drake & Scull International (DSI), a market leader in integrated design, engineering and construction sector, has clinched a Dh127 million ($34.5 million) Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) contract in Abu Dhabi.
The project, for a major Abu Dhabi government facility, is DSI's first MEP agreement in Abu Dhabi for this year and represents a strong start for the company within one of the region’s most promising construction markets.
Commenting on the win, Khaldoun Tabari, the DSI chief executive officer said, “This marks an excellent beginning for our activities in Abu Dhabi this year, we have built up a solid reputation for excellence and prompt delivery in Abu Dhabi which we are eager to reaffirm.”
“Abu Dhabi is definitely making its own mark within the region’s construction industry as it overhauls its urban landscape. This agreement puts us at the heart of the emirate’s development agenda in 2012,” he added.
Ahmad Al Naser, DSI regional operations director said, 'The MEP works will commence immediately on the project and we expect to hand over the facility in March 2013.'
'Abu Dhabi remains a strategic market for DSI where it first operated in the region, evolved and accumulated a great level of expertise through the execution of a prestigious profile of iconic projects across the residential, commercial, healthcare, and hospitality industries over the past 45 years,' he added.-TradeArabia News Service