Bids in for Palm Deira ground improvement works

27 July 2008
Local property developer Nakheel has received bids for ground improvement works on its Dubai Palm Deira development.

The bidders include the local/ UK Dutco Balfour Beatty, Germany’s Keller Grundbau and Vibro Foundation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of France's Soletanche Bachy.

The scope includes testing and ground improvements for the entire island, and it is expected to be roughly twice the size of a similar contract awarded to Vibro Foundation for Palm Jebel Ali in 2006 (MEED 5:5:06).

Van Oord of the Netherlands is the dredging contractor for Palm Deira.

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