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Orascom Construction JV wins UAE airport expansion contract

ABU DHABI, 14 days ago

Orascom Construction, a leading global engineering and construction contractor in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region said its joint venture with UAE-based Al Sahraa Group has been awarded a $180-million contract for the expansion of Fujairah International Airport.

The project’s scope encompasses the main infrastructure works for the airport expansion, including a new air traffic control tower, the extension of the existing runway, a new emergency runway, rapid exit taxiways and the airport special systems, said a statement from Orascom Construction, whose share of the joint venture is 60 per cent.

A major player in the region, Orascom Construction has extensive experience in the airport sector. The group has executed similar work for the majority of military and civilian airports in Egypt as well as King Abdulaziz International Airport in Saudi Arabia and Al Dhafra Air Base in the UAE, stated the top contractor.

In addition, this project underscores Orascom Construction’s strategy to pursue quality projects outside of Egypt in sectors across the Group’s core competencies, it added.-TradeArabia News Service




Tags: UAE | Orascom Construction | Fujairah airport |

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