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EBS wins steel supply deal for Dubai Municipality complex

DUBAI, July 8, 2020

Emirates Building Systems (EBS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, and one of the leading manufacturers of steel structures in the Middle East, has won a contract to provide 2000 MT of steel for the Dubai Municipality’s upcoming prosecution building and car-park in Umm Hurair, Dubai.
 
Designed in a modern and distinctive style to be an architectural icon overlooking the banks of Dubai Creek, the project, with a built-up area of 53,000 sq m, comprises ground plus two floors of parking, a mezzanine and five floors with a roof forming the main building structure and an extended car parking building with ground, two floors and a roof floor. 
 
As per the agreement with the main contractor, the scope of the project covers engineering, fabrication and erection of steel structures in addition to fireproofing, said the statement from EBS. 
 
The main building scope for EBS covers deck slabs - first and second podium levels, mezzanine, anf fifth floors and the roof, including the roof for the theatre area, left and right sides roof canopies. The deck slabs - first and second podium levels, and mezzanine level including staircases, steel bridges and sandwich panel roofing, covers the scope of the parking building of the project.
 
On the key contract win, General Manager Joseph Chidiac said EBS’ efficient production capabilities coupled with technical expertise play a major role in executing a fast-track project like the prosecution building. 
 
"Keeping up with the timeline, rigorous sourcing, production and availability of the materials was a top priority despite challenging business times and the co-ordination between the electro- mechanical, aluminum, glass and steel structure teams clearly reflected our engineering capabilities," observed Chidiac. 
 
"With our strong portfolio of government projects like the Dubai Metro project and the Dubai World Centre Passenger Terminal and Cargo Terminal to name a few, the current project is another addition to the list, reinstating our position as an efficient and reliable partner in the execution of key projects," he added.
 
According to Chidiac, the project is expected to be finished by December 2021 with the car-parking facility on priority to be completed by the end-year.
 
“EBS is working closely with the main contractor to ensure timely completion of this fast-track prestigious project for Dubai Municipality,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service



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