Drake & Scull Engineering wins US$59mn Kuwait contract

Electrical Wiring - Gus - FlickrThe contract includes supply, installing, testing, commissioning and maintenance of all electrical works at the institution. (Image source: Gus/Flickr)Drake & Scull International’s (DSI) engineering subsidy, Drake & Scull Engineering (DSE) Kuwait, has secured a mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) work contract approximately worth US$59mn

The MEP contract is for an upcoming major educational institution in Kuwait, which is scheduled to be completed in 2018.

Under the terms of the agreement, DSE Kuwait will carry out construction, operation and maintenance of electrical works including power, light, audio-video system, fire alarm system and all low voltage works as well as the supply, installing, testing, commissioning and maintenance of all electrical works at the institution.

Ahmad Al Naser, managing director of DSE, said in a company statement, “With a growth in non-oil segments and expansion of the consumer sector, the Kuwait real estate sector is currently enjoying a growth upswing and DSE is confident of capitalising on this forward momentum by securing more large-scale projects in Kuwait in the near term.”

DSI has been operating in Kuwait since 2004 and has been associated with several construction and engineering projects, including many educational institutions. Including this US$59mn contract, DSI’s total project awards so far in 2015 come to a total of about US$427mn in value.

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