DSI Kuwait wins $34m projects
Kuwait, April 13, 2014
Drake & Scull Kuwait (DSI Kuwait), a subsidiary of Drake & Scull International, has won three major engineering contracts worth Dh128 million ($34.8 million) in the country.
The company will undertake the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of plumbing and fire-fighting works, including defect liability, worth Dh68 million for the Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Cultural Center in Kuwait City.
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 facilities required to organise a wide range of cultural activities.
It has also bagged an MEP deal worth Dh60 million for a healthcare facility in Shuwaikh and two commercial developments in Al-Qebla.
The scope of the work for the two commercial developments include renovation and maintenance along with replacement of chillers, electric main panels and boards. The developments are already under progress and will be delivered by June 2015.
Meanwhile, the scope of works for the healthcare facility in Shuwaikh includes heating ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) along with plumbing and fire-fighting works. The work is in advanced stages and will be handed over by March 2015.
Mahmoud Sabri, area general manager, DSI Kuwait, said: “We are delighted to have secured these major project wins, which put us on the right footing towards achieving our targets and executing our strategy in Kuwait.” - TradeArabia News Service