Projacs UAE has been awarded two BIM projects for the developments in Dubai Creek Harbour.
The COVE Dubai Creek Harbour Project consists of three residential towers (C, D, J) and The CREEK GATE Dubai Creek Harbour Project consists of two residential towers (Tower 1 & Tower 2). Both are connected to the podium that integrates the said towers with 14 townhouses. Podium will include car park, amenities, storage and external landscaping. The towers range from six to thirty seven floors above grounds.
The Dubai Creek Harbour is a new project located in Dubai that offers luxury accommodation on the water edge and with the views of Burj Khalifa. The apartments and townhouses will provide large size elegant living with a connection to the adjacent Marina.
Projacs’ scope of works includes:
- Preparation of LOD 400 and LOD 500 modelling for Architectural, Structural, MEP and Landscaping from the provided LOD 300
- Preparation of extracted BOQ for all disciplines
- Clash coordination for all disciplines
- Shop drawings
- As-built drawings
The works already started on Projacs’ recently awarded: Consultancy Services on Call-off Basis for Project Management and Construction Supervision for Aspire Zone.
The Client wishes to secure the services of an experienced, Project Management and Construction Management Consultant to perform Project’s Prime Management Consultancy Services for the majority of Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) projects. The PM Consultant shall act on behalf of AZF in all day to day matters related to the Projects Design and Construction Management for the Projects as described in this Scope of Services.
The project duration is two years.
Eight students from Qatar University gathered in Egis meeting room for the induction presentation.
On 1st July 2018 they started their internship program and they will spend next 6 weeks working hand in hand with Egis and Projacs engineers on various projects: Doha Metro project, Hilton Panorama, Airport Road Mix Use project and Al Rayyan Expressway project.
The students represent electrical and civil engineering faculties and will be able to gain real work experience working on live projects – the opportunity will enhance their chances for better jobs once they graduate.
The internship program is a result of the strategic partnership agreement signed between Qatar University and Egis.
Projacs Bahrain won a contract to conduct Value Engineering Studies for King’s School in Bahrain.
The Client – Bin Faqeeh Education, part of Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company, is planning to develop the state of art educational services in a campus of around 25,000sqm. The school will cater to 1,500-2,000 students once at full capacity, from kindergarten to English grade 13.
Projacs has been successfully cooperating with Bin Faqeeh Group for many projects.
The Dubai Airport Show which took place from May 7 to 9 is a major annual event in the Middle East for the Aviation BU. The simultaneous ATC Forum this year was a unique opportunity to present the BU’s global expertise in airport and air traffic management to our customers, all in one place.
Along with a larger stand with private meeting space, this year Egis actively contributed to the show with a number of speaking roles at the Global Airport Leaders Forum and innovation podium agendas, reflecting the width and depth of the BU’s range of capabilities.
Egis Aviation Director Middle-East, Jacques Khoriaty, took part in a panel on airport privatization, while Aviation strategy and development Director Al Corner moderated a session on air traffic control modernisation to improve safety and efficiency. Principal consultant Rob Williams presented on the impact of innovations on the revenue model for airports. Al and Jacques panels were also filmed live, so if you’d like to see the full sessions you can do so here:
Al Corner – Modernising ATC : https://vimeo.com/269422907
Jacques Khoriaty – Airport privitisation: https://vimeo.com/269421083
Aside from the conferences, our team also met many customers from the Middle East and Africa on our stand.
Egis will support Etihad Rail in managing the development of the United Arab Emirates railway network, which plays a key role is an ongoing growth of the conventional rail in the Middle East region. This Project, when completed, will provide the needed connectivity between ports and industries.
The existing and currently operated network of 264km will be expanded by over 600km in Stage 2 and 250km in Stage 3. The network is part of the Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) rail network.
An integrated team with Etihad Rail for a megaproject
Etihad Rail has appointed Egis to strengthen its team and bringing in technical and project management expertise and experience. Egis will integrate Etihad Team and work hand in hand for the management of the Engineering as well as implementation activities in order to achieve the visions and objectives of Etihad Rail by 2024.
A project to promote mobility and connectivity in the Middle East
This challenging and exciting Project will demand extensive expertise and coordination. The network is a combination of freight primarily and passenger lines (in future), which spreads over 1200km and has nearly 40 logistics sites for freight and passengers.
The network, connecting Gweifat to Fujairah, will link Saudi Arabia to the Emirates and Oman by 2024.
Egis in the Emirates
This is the third major transportation project in United Arab Emirates Egis is involved in. The group is already involved in the driverless metro (Dubai Metro Red Line Extension) and Autonomous Vehicles (Bluewaters Ground Rapid Transit System).
The growth and dynamics of the Emirates generate major changes in the infrastructure and Etihad Rail PMC is part of the strategy to further develop rail transport in the Middle East and more particularly in the UAE.
On Monday the 16th of April, 2018 in Manama, Bahrain, Mr. Luay Khoury, Chairman of Taawon, Palestine’s largest NGO, awarded Projacs a certificate for the excellent job that led to awarding the Palestinian Museum a Gold LEED certificate. Mr. Nasser Kannan received the certificates on behalf of Projacs International.
Egis Rail KSA celebrated with the first group of Saudi National employees the successful of completed their JEEP training program: Junior Enhancement Engineer Program.
In its HR and staffing strategy, Egis and partners decided to hire Saudi National Graduates who are looking to enhance their technical and soft skills. The enrolled students represented various fields: from architecture to engineering, IT; and both genders: 14 male and 3 female students took part.
All the participants joint Riyadh Metro Project as full time employees, taking the vital roles in this iconic project.
JEEP program allowed Egis to find young talents in line with Saudisation program and to organise a successful knowledge and skills transfer in real project scenario.
The main people behind the implementation and success of JEEP were: Laurent Banlin – Project Director; Miloud Houat – BUME HR Director; Mohamed Bachiri KSA Executive Manager; Adeel Akber – Organizational Development Manager; Zainab Al Eid – HR Manager.
Projacs has been awarded Construction Management & Consultancy Services for Bin Al Sheikh Hotel in Doha.
The project launched by Bin Al Sheikh Holding Company is an architecturally striking hospitality building located in one of the fast developing areas of Doha.
The construction will include a 20 floor tower with mezzanine and ground floor, comprising retail section, restaurants and hotel serviced apartments that are intended as “extended stay” apartments. Total floor area will be approx. 76,810 sqm.
The architectural design shows the French influence.
The project may also include a 150 m high steel structure tower that would add an additional flare to the design.
Egis and Projacs have been awarded a contract for: Consultancy Services for Feasibility Study for District Cooling System, Technical Studies for Smart Cities, Developing and Upgrading Building Specs and Zoning Codes and Preparing PAHW Planning and Design Manual.
The State of Kuwait through the Public Authority for Housing and Welfare (PAHW) is implementing a project called South Al Mutlaa City which is anticipated to be a new vibrant urban development for an anticipated 400,000 inhabitant’s population.
As a first of its kind development in Kuwait, the project is covering 4 critical areas in the sector of green buildings and energy efficiency.
The project site is located approximately 40 km from Kuwait City. The total area is 102 sqkm with 90 sqkm of a clear developable area.
The new South Al Matlaa City will comprise of 30,000 homes, 116 schools, 156 mosques, 48 mini markets, 12 public health centers and 3 specialized clinics locates in Al Assimah, Al Mutlaa and Kuwait.