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Arabtec lands Expo 2020 Dubai construction contract

DUBAI, October 25, 2018

Arabtec Holding, a leading engineering and construction group, said one of its subsidiaries, Arabtec Construction has won a Dh311-million ($84.6 million) contract from Dubai 2020 Expo for the construction of the public realm in concourses and arrivals plazas at the mega project site.

The scope of work includes construction of 268,000 sq m of public concourses including public entrance plazas, landscaping, lighting water features, irrigation, landscape structures and furniture.

Arabtec is likely to start the work this month and complete it in the last quarter of 2019.

On the contract win, group CEO Hamish Tyrwhitt said: "We are delighted that Expo Dubai 2020 have selected Arabtec to deliver this important element of the Expo masterplan. This award demonstrates our commitment to diversifying our business and building upon our social infrastructure capability as a core competency."

As a leading contractor for social and economic infrastructure, Arabtec has been consistently improving the quality of lives of people living in the communities that it creates, stated Tyrwhitt.

"The group's list of completed projects includes iconic buildings such as the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa in Dubai; the Abu Dhabi landmarks Emirates Palace Hotel and Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum; as well as other technically-challenging work on airports and related infrastructure," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

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