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Construction of Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone moves ahead

Construction of Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone moves ahead

Abu Dhabi: A contract worth $280m relating to the Khalifa Port & Industrial Zone (KPIZ) has been awarded by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) under new cep Tony Douglas (pictured) to a joint venture between ED Zublin AG and Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting.
The agreement is for the detailed design, construction, fit-out, testing and commissioning of the offshore port's civil and structural building works, which will provide the infrastructure necessary to support the commencement of port operations in 2012. Work is due to begin immediately and is scheduled for completion in August 2012.
Marine works include construction of over 1000mtr of quay wall and a 5.4km dual carriageway linking the offshore port to the mainland. [27/07/10]

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