Thursday 26 November 2020

DSI completes key phase of Kuwait University campus

KUWAIT CITY, September 17, 2019

UAE-based Drake & Scull International (DSI), a regional leader in engineering and construction services, has announced the completion of Phase One of Sabah Al Salem University development in Shadadiya, Kuwait.

Under the terms of the Dh200-million ($54.4 million) contract, DSI said its Kuwaiti subsidiary, Drake & Scull for Electrical Contracting, will complete the second, and the final, phase and hand it over by the end of this year.

The scope of work includes construction, operation and maintenance of electrical, mechanical and plumbing works including fire alarm system, HVAC system and all low-voltage works as well as the supply, installation, testing and commissioning and maintenance of all electrical and mechanical works in the colleges of arts and education.

Kuwait University’s new campus in Al Shadadiya received last week the first batch of its students for the new first semester 2019-2020 academic year, said the leading Dubai contractor in its statement.

The new campus also witnessed an inspection visit by the Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education in Kuwait Dr Hamed Al Azmi.

Al Azmi said that the opening of six faculties came in line with the plan of transition and operation approved by the higher council of the university, and affirmed the near completion of the other faculties to ensure their gradual opening as per the plan.

The minister said that all facilities and capabilities were available to guarantee that the project does not falter, as it is one of the most important development projects the country due to its role in the preparation of future generations.

DSI has been operating in Kuwait through Drake & Scull for Electrical Contracting since 2004 and has been associated with several prominent construction and engineering projects, including the Special Training Centre for Public Authority for Applied Education and Training, Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry Headquarters, the State Audit Bureau of Kuwait, and Public Institution for Social Security Building in Kuwait City; the Immigration Complex; and Nasser Tower.-TradeArabia News Service


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