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#APPROVED: THE CREEK TOWERS & PLAZA, ?F (Dubai Maritime City)
Sharaf Foundations wins contract for enabling and piling of
The Creek Towers & Plaza in Dubai Maritime City
Professionalism and impressive track record in handling high-profile developments are key factors in securing prestigious maritime project
October 12, 2008
Sharaf Foundations, a leading ground engineering company in the region, has announced that it has recently been awarded a contract for enabling and piling works on The Creek Towers and Plaza at Dubai Maritime City, the world’s first purpose-built maritime city and a member of the Dubai World Group of companies. With an impressive track record in handling high-profile projects all over the region, Sharaf Foundations has been considered an invaluable addition to the multi-million dirham project, which will serve as the centrepiece of the region's maritime industry.
Under the contract, the company’s work on the project has been divided into five major areas, being shoring, piling, pile load testing, excavation and dewatering, over a total area of 69,371 square metres. In addition, two concrete batching plants will be set up each capable of delivering over 120 cubic metres of concrete per hour - achieving the daily production target of 3,000 cubic metres. The company will also strive to achieve Gold certificate for environmental compliance in accordance with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating. The project is expected to be completed in third quarter of 2009.
"The new project within Dubai Maritime City - which is destined to be a global centre for excellence in the maritime field - only shows the confidence and trust Sharaf Foundations has gained as a high-performing ground engineering firm. We have mobilised a team of highly experienced engineering and technical professionals to ensure that the desired results are met for this groundbreaking project,” said Eng. Yousuf H. Sharaf, Managing Director of Sharaf Group.
Through its partnership with Dubai Maritime City, Sharaf Foundations strengthens its reputation as a highly preferred, world-class, ground engineering company. The project under the contract is likewise one of the most prominent developments within the integrated maritime centre.
Sharaf Foundations is a pioneering venture of UAE-based conglomerate Sharaf Group in ground engineering. The company has invested significantly to assemble the latest technologies and a highly proficient international team of engineers, which includes several staff members with in-depth knowledge of the Middle East’s particular ground conditions and sometimes extreme environment.
From Left to Right: Peter Holliday, Technical Director; Soon Leong Loo, Director - Construction and Services; Khalaf Al Ghaith, Asst. Manager - Building Works - High Rise; Pierre Issa Director Operations and Developments Sharaf Industries; Eng. Yousuf H. Sharaf, Managing Director Sharaf Industries and Abdulla Galadari, Project Management Director.