Drake & Scull Kuwait wins $34.8m deals
Kuwait, April 18, 2014
Drake & Scull Kuwait (DSI Kuwait), a subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI), has won contracts worth Dh128 million ($34.8 million) in Kuwait.
It said the company won a major engineering contract worth Dh68 million for Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center in Kuwait City.
The company further revealed that it has also bagged an MEP deal worth Dh60 million for a healthcare facility in Shuwaikh and two commercial developments in Al-Qebla.
DSI is a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of general contracting, mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP), water and power, rail and oil and gas.
Under the terms of the first agreement, DSI Kuwait will undertake supply, installation, testing and commissioning of plumbing and fire fighting works, including defect liability to be completed by October 2015. Located near Al Salam Palace in the heart of the Kuwait City, the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center will be an iconic building, reflecting the evolution of Kuwaiti cultural and heritage landscape. It would be equipped with state-of-the-art facilities required to organize a wide range of cultural activities.
DSI Kuwait will also carry out the MEP works for two commercial developments in Al-Qebla area of Kuwait. The scope of work includes renovation and maintenance along with replacement of chillers, electric main panels and boards. Both developments are already under progress and will be delivered by June 2015. The company has also bagged an MEP contract for a healthcare facility in Shuwaikh. The scope of the project involves heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) along with plumbing and fire fighting works. The work for this healthcare facility is already in advance stages and will be handed over by March 2015.
DSI Kuwait has been operating in the country since 2004 and has been associated with several prominent construction and engineering projects. - TradeArabia News Service