Drake & Scull International signs KD 2.35 million contract with Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau
Drake & Scull International (DSI), the leading mechanical and electrical engineering contracting company in the region, has signed a KD (Kuwaiti Dinar) 2.35 million contract with Kuwait’s State Audit Bureau (SAB), to revamp its building technology infrastructure. Drake & Scull is the main contractor for the project, where the company will implement a multi-service network using the most advanced solutions for overall project management and system integration.
The agreement with SAB comes close on the heels of a KD 8.9 million contract signed by DSI with Kuwait’s Public Authority for Applied Education and Training (PAAET) to carry out electromechanical works at the Special Training Centre being built on the Shuwaikh campus of PAAET’s College of Technological Studies.
“This is yet another significant gain for us. Drake & Scull is now extending the expertise and thorough market knowledge it has acquired over four decades of operations in the UAE, to Kuwait in a big way, where the company has bagged several prestigious projects,” said Khaldoun Al Tabari, Executive Director of DSI.
“The State Audit Bureau is the latest high-profile organisation in Kuwait to seek DSI’s state-of-the-art facility management solutions and we are pleased to associate with them. All works at SAB will be carried out in adherence to international quality norms and the project will be completed and handed over to SAB within the stipulated timeframe,” he added.
“With its end-to-end service capability and in-depth knowledge of the regional market, DSI is uniquely positioned to undertake and successfully complete intricate project management tasks. Drake & Scull remains unmatched in its technical expertise and boasts a team of experienced and highly skilled personnel who are specially trained to meet the most demanding strategic and implementation challenges,” Al Tabari said.
Drake & Scull will adopt a comprehensive range of advanced solutions at SAB. These include the Intelligent Notification and Integration System that DSI will deploy via GPS/GPRS using telematics technology in collaboration with the Ministry of Interior (MOI), the Kuwait Fire Brigade (KFB) and the Ambulance Service. Other solutions that DSI will implement include building management system, building utility service network, IP telephony, surveillance CCTV system, access control system, assets and documents management system, parking control system and public address system.
Drake & Scull International has been providing quality-engineering services to the Middle East, Oman, Jordan, Egypt and Sudan.
About Drake & Scull International
Drake & Scull International is an integrated end-to-end service provider in the field of electrical and mechanical engineering and has provided high quality services to clients since its inception in 1964. Drake & Scull International is the global arm of EMCOR Group Inc., a US based construction and facilities management Company with a turnover of US$ 4.6 billion a year. Drake & Scull’s expertise, spans from providing complete solutions through design-and-build, to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), as well as maintenance and operations of District Cooling Plants. With many prestigious projects completed, including Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai Internet City, Smart Village/Egypt, Four Seasons Hotel/Qatar, Drake & Scull is currently working on Jumeirah Beach Residence and Dubai Festival City.
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