Ready-mix concrete firms 'must register'
Dubai, June 13, 2013
The Dubai Municipality has urged all ready-mix concrete companies and on-site mixing units in Dubai to be registered and receive a conformity certificate, to be able to continue working in the construction sector.
The administrative decision was issued to be able to monitor ready-mix companies and on-site mixing units, to ensure the safey and quality of work in the constructtion sector, said a statement.
A joint team from Buildings Department and Dubai Central Lab (DCL) has been formed to take care of the registration, monitoring and issuing conformity certificate for the companies.
Contracting companies and engineering consulting offices were urged to use the ready-mix concrete supplied only by firms registered with Dubai Municipality along with a conformity certificate or mark for the factory or mixing unit, by Yusuf Abdullah Al Marzooqi, acting director of Buildings Department.
"The registered and approved companies are listed on the DM website. A manual that includes the instructions and regulations is also available online," he said.
"The standard specification of the ready-mix concrete has been adopted in coordination with the DCL. A circular on this regard has been sent to all relevant parties in addition to the publication of the decision in the DM website," he added.
Companies should submit applications before August 31 and complete the formalities for registration by December 31. The time to get the conformity certificate or mark has been extended to December 31, 2014. - TradeArabia News Service