DSI wins $29m MEP deal in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, May 28, 2014
Drake & Scull International (DSI), a leader in integrated design, engineering and construction, has won a Dh110 million ($29.9 million) MEP contract for Plaza View, a mixed-use development in Abu Dhabi.
Under the terms of the agreement, DSI will provide its MEP services for the project which will be completed by the end of 2016.
The scope of work includes complete engineering detailing, procuring, installing, testing, commissioning and handover of MEP Systems, including water supply works, drainage, fire fighting, central LPG, air conditioning and ventilation, and the complete electrical system on site.
The building comprises five levels of basement, ground and mezzanine floors, and 20 storeys for residential and commercial activities, said a statement.
The contract was awarded by Al Fara'a General Contracting (AFGCO), who is the main contractor for the project.
Khaldoun Tabari, CEO and vice-chairman of DSI, said: “With increasing demand for residential and commercial properties in Abu Dhabi, the construction sector in our capital city is expanding rapidly. DSI is well-prepared to carry out large scale projects through our general contracting, engineering, rail, oil and gas and water and waste water treatment divisions. Abu Dhabi is a vital market for DSI, forming nearly 11 per cent of our backlog.” - TradeArabia News Service