MEP division awarded contract by Saipem SpA, to provide HVAC works for depots, track and line side alignment facilities
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Al Futtaim Engineering has announced that it has been awarded the contract to provide Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) works for the Etihad Rail project.
The UAE based company’s MEP division was awarded the contract by Saipem SpA, the main contractor for the multi-billion dollar project. The multi-million dollar contract will see the Al Futtaim Group company provide HVAC works for depots, track and line side alignment facilities at Mirfah in Abu Dhabi.
“We are extremely honored to be awarded this prestigious contract,” said Murali S., Acting Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Engineering. “Once complete the rail project is expected to significantly boost the economy and we are proud to participate in the development of the country.
“The Etihad Rail contract underlines Al-Futtaim Engineering’s expertise in major infrastructure projects in the country after having previously successfully delivered the Dubai Metro project and presently executing the Dubai Tram Project,” he added.
Etihad Rail is a joint venture between Abu Dhabi and the federal government, is the master developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network.
Etihad Rail’s $10.89 billion, 1,200km route network will connect urban and remote communities throughout the country.
The network will also form a vital part of the GCC Railway Network – linking the UAE to Saudi Arabia via Ghweifat in the west and Oman via Al Ain in the east.