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Drake & Scull wins Oman contracts

Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE) has been awarded a series of major contracts in Oman worth a total of AED350m (£62.5m).

It will deliver mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) works for the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre, two 5-star hotels in Saraya Bandar Jissah and an airport hangar.

The scope of works for the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre’s MEP works spans a 3,100-seat central auditorium; a 455-seat secondary auditorium; the grand ballroom with 1,350 banquet-style seating; a 500-seat food court; 28 meeting rooms; and administration. Work on the project is expected to begin soon with for completion by 2017.

DSE Oman will also undertake the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of core MEP systems for two 5-star beachfront properties at Saraya Bandar Jissah, near Muscat.

In addition, DSE Oman will start work on the supply, installation, testing and commissioning of heating, ventilating, air-conditioning (HVAC) and plumbing work for an airport hangar facility on an accelerated basis. The aim is to complete the work by early 2016.

Ahmad Al Naser, managing director of Drake & Scull Engineering, said: “Oman’s real estate sector is making steady advances with the announcement of several new and upcoming  promosing projects. A historically important market for DSE, Oman remains an area of strategic growth for the company.”

Source and Link:   The Construction Index