Apr 25 2012
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Major Utility Project for Drake & Scull Water and Power in Abu Dhabi
The Company Secures AED 470 Million Subcontract for the Engineering & Construction of MEP works for the Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme Pumping Station
Dubai, 25 April, 2012: Drake & Scull Water and Power L.L.C (DSWP), a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC, a regional market leader in integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of Civil Contracting Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing ("MEP"), and Water and Power, secured a AED 470 million Subcontract for the Design Review, Procurement & Construction of MEP & Instrumentation works for the Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP) Pumping Station in Abu Dhabi.
Developed by Abu Dhabi Sewerage Services Company ( ADSSC ), STEP will be one of the longest gravity-driven wastewater tunnels in the world designed to reduce the pressure on the current Emirate Sewerage system and to expand its future capacity.
The Tunnel Pumping station will be located at the termination of the new deep Tunnel sewer at Al Wathba area and is part of The Strategic Tunnel Enhancement Programme (STEP). The construction of Pumping Station will be executed in Partnership with the Main Design and Build Contractor "Construtora Norberto Odebrecht" a world renowned International Brazilian conglomerate specialized in the fields of Engineering, Construction, Chemicals and Petrochemicals. DSWP will commence the execution of the MEP package immediately after the Civil Works have been completed.
From his side, Tawfiq Abu Soud, Managing Director of DSWP reiterated, "We are delighted to have been selected to contribute to upgrading the emirate's sewerage system. Sustainability and environmentally sound engineering practices are crucial and pivotal elements to the successful completion of the project. Our expertise in environmental engineering and our partnership with Odebrecht will allow us to put in place eco-friendly engineering models and structures to protect the environment and contribute to the development of a sustainable infrastructure system in the Emirate."
About Drake & Scull International PJSC
Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI) is a regional market leader delivering world class quality projects via end to end solutions that provide integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing , Civil Contracting, and Water & Power Infrastructure, through People, Innovation, and Passion.
DSI established its first office in Abu Dhabi in 1966, and has since expanded operations to encompass offices in Dubai, Egypt, Kuwait, Libya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Qatar, Jordan and Thailand, as well as managing projects in Europe and other parts of North Africa
DSI 's main business streams include Drake & Scull International, which serves as the MEP arm, Drake & Scull Construction (DSC), which is the General Civil Contracting unit and Drake and Scull Water & Power (DSWP), which focuses on the Water & Power and Infrastructure sector.
In 2008, DSI offered 55% of its shares to the public and the IPO was oversubscribed 101 times. Ernst & Young ranked the IPO among the top 20 global IPOs in 2008.
DSI has since then used the funds to integrate, establish and acquire businesses that compliment its corporate strategy of expansion into new markets, via organic and inorganic growth.
The fully Integrated Management Systems, certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2005 and OSHAS 18001:2007 standards are compliant with leading building, health and safety regulations, as well as sound environmental and energy management procedures.
DSI is leaders through experience, and has established a regional leadership position over 44 years of successfully completing the most complex projects on time, within budgets and matching set quality parameters.
DSI has completed many prestigious projects in the region for over four decades, and have helped shape the region's skyline from within.
About Drake & Scull Water and Power L.L.C. (DSWP)
Drake & Scull Water and Power L.L.C. (DSWP) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Drake & Scull International PJSC and was established in 2010 and has been involved in several water and power projects in the region. DSWP is headquartered in the UAE region and is a prime contractor that understands the dynamics of the construction industry and possesses the engineering capabilities to use innovative structures and techniques to generate efficiencies and maximize value costumers. DSWP delivers total integrated infrastructure solutions specializing in the following areas and type of Contracts.
Type of Contracts
Turnkey, Design and Build
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC)
Engineering, Procurement and Management(EPM)
Design, Build, Finance and Operate (DBFO)
Operation and Management
Energy Performance Contracts
Integrated infrastructure solutions
District Cooling Schemes
Water & Sewage Pumping
Electrical and Mechanical Infrastructure Networks
Oil & Gas
Industrial and Production Plants
Thermal Power Generator
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