Drake & Scull wins $30mn Abu Dhabi contract

Company to carry out MEP work on Plaza View for Al Fara'a

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Dubai's Drake & Scull has won a contract worth $30mn (AED110mn) to carry out mechanical, electricial and plumbing work at the Plaza View mixed-use project in Abu Dhabi.

Plaza View contains five levels of basement, ground and mezzanine floors, plus 20 upper floors for residential and commercial use.

It was awarded the work by main contractor Al Fara'a General Contracting.

The work includes engineering detailing, procuring, installing, testing, commissioning and handover of MEP systems, including water supply , drainage, fire fighting, air conditioning and ventilation, and the complete electrical system on site.

The building is due to complete by the end of 2016.

Drake & Scull International (DSI) CEO Khaldoun Tabari said: “With increasing demand for residential and commercial properties in Abu Dhabi, the construction sector in our capital city is expanding rapidly.

"Abu Dhabi is a vital market for DSI, forming nearly 11% of our backlog. The Plaza View project will be a welcome addition to the portfolio of hospitality projects that we’ve delivered in the UAE in the last 48 years.”

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