Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of General Contracting, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Water and Power, Rail, Oil and Gas and Water and Wastewater Treatment, has announced that Drake & Scull Construction (DSC), the general contracting arm of DSI, has been awarded a turnkey project worth Dhs147 million to build a mixed-use development in Algiers, Algeria.
Under the terms of the contract, DSC will undertake the civil construction portion of the project, which covers a Total Built up area of approximately 66,500 m2. The development comprises of multi-storey residential units which also contain commercial retail space in the capital city.
Saleh Muradweij, Managing Director for Drake & Scull Construction, said: “We are delighted to have been chosen for this important and prestigious development in Algeria. Algeria remains one of our key growth areas and our gateway into the North African market and our teams will utilise our experience in the region and our skilled workforce to deliver more mega projects in the future. We remain optimistic about the potential of the Algerian real estate sector and we hope to consolidate our position as one of the leading General Contractors in North Africa in the near future.”
DSI has major presence in Algeria and is currently undertaking several projects across the residential, commercial and waste water sectors. Year to date, DSI managed to secure Dhs1.19 billion worth of work in UAE, KSA, Kuwait, Europe and India across the Engineering, General contracting and Waste Water sectors.
DSI continues to enhance and strengthen its services offering with unmatched vertical integration and global footprint. The collaborative capabilities of the Engineering services (MEP and Water and Power), General Contracting, Oil and Gas, Rail and Infrastructure development continue to deliver strong performance quality work on project sites. Armed with a multicultural workforce, inherent financial strength and solid regional experience, the company’s outlook remains positive in terms of realising greater profitability and improving productivity across MENA, South Asia and Europe