Rubber World wins 2 top contracts in Qatar
Dubai, July 5, 2011
Rubber World Industries (RWI), a part of business conglomerate Shaikhani Group of Companies, has secured two major contracts in Qatar's booming construction sector.
The leading manufacturer of closed cell rubber insulation ‘Gulf-O-Flex’ was recently awarded contracts in the construction of the Al Khor Mall and the Barwa Al Khor real estate development project.
Under the terms of the contracts, RWI will supply its high quality rubber insulation and adhesives products to the two projects with the total volume of material being estimated at around $11,000 per project.
RWI products have been identified as essential building materials in today’s batch of construction and development projects mainly for its durability and competitive pricing. These products are dust free, fiber-free, CFC free, zero ODP and have low VOCs making them mold and mildew resistant, a statement said.
The Al Khor Mall is a commercial shopping mall construction project that stretches out over 94,000 sq m and has a total value of over $54.93 million. Arab Engineering Bureau, one of the region’s leading construction groups, has been awarded the MEP contract for the Al Khor Mall Project.
Meanwhile, Barwa Al Khor is an $8.2 billion real estate development project that covers an enormous area of 5,459,168 sq m approximately.
Al Khor city is to feature creatively inspired designs of villas and town houses, terraces, flats and mixed use areas, two sprawling hotels, a shopping mall, four top schools, offices, a mosque and an international golf course.
The project anticipates offering 24,114 units as homes to the elite with five-star quality services to surround them. Urban Planning and Design Authority has been awarded the MEP contract for this project. RWI will provide rubber insulation tubes and tapes, which boast of environmental-friendly features, cost effective and are ready to use without any wastage.
“The recent announcement of Qatar as the host for the 2022 Fifa World Cup has driven in a construction boom for the country, with infrastructure projects amounting to over $100 billion over the next 12 years,' said Muzammil Shaikhani, managing director, RWI.
'Rubber World Industries is looking towards participating in the forecasted influx of construction projects in the country. We remain steadfast in living up to our promise of providing our clients with an integrated suite of rubber insulated and adhesive solutions essential to their respective projects.'
'Rubber World Industries is confident that Qatar will become an important regional business hub and a key market for our products,” he added.
“The increased demand in the market complements our goal to expand our client base in Qatar during this period of important development and growth being seen in the country. We are aiming to leverage its key products across these major projects and raise awareness on the benefits and advantages obtained from using them,' concluded Shaikhani. – TradeArabia News Service