Advanced Composites (AC) said it has been awarded a Dh 58-million contract to supply and install the district cooling glass reinforced piping (GRP) network at Nakheel's Palm Jebel Ali Crescent A project.
AC will provide over 20 km of GRP pipes for the project. The contract will also see AC supplying and installing the valves required for the district cooling services. All the GRP products will be manufactured at AC's manufacturing facility in Al Hamriyah Free Zone, Sharjah. The company is a subsidiary of Emaar Industries & Investments.
Dr Raed Al Zubi, General Manager, AC, said: "As the nominated sub-contractor for the district cooling works we are extremely pleased by this latest contract. We strongly value our working relationship with Nakheel on its prestigious projects and this gives us another opportunity to demonstrate our value offering. We are also looking forward to working with the main contractor on this project, Al Rajhi Construction. It is critical to understand the client's needs and expectations and to work swiftly in order to align with the project's overall construction timeline for the prompt delivery of our work. So it is important for us to plan well and communicate effectively with the main contractor to ensure that we execute well."
Established in Al Hamriyah Free Zone in 2000, AC's clients include Darwish, NCTC, Black & Veach and Sixco with products for drainage and sewerage plants. It has supplied over 100 km of GRP pre-insulated pipe systems for a number of district cooling projects in the UAE. Emaar Industries & Investments is a private joint stock company focused on the Mena and South Asian manufacturing sector.