Target Engineering Construction Company has won four contracts in the UAE and Qatar for total of AED270m ($74m), the Dubai-based company announced.
The awards include a subcontract from South Korea’s Samsung Engineering for the nitrogen injection project in Habshan, Abu Dhabi valued at AED61m. The 18-month project, which is expected to start in November, covers the construction of two nitrogen gas injection trains. Samsung was awarded the main $160m engineering procurement and construction (EPC) contract from Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (Gasco) in October 2011.
Meanwhile, Target won a AED42m deal on a new custody transfer metering skid from the UAE’s Shuweihat Asia Power Company (Sapco), also for a Gasco project. The 12-month project includes EPC, testing, commissioning and startup of a custody gas metering system between Gasco and Abu Dhabi Water and Electric Company (Adwec).
A third AED13.4m subcontract, from Finland’s Outotec, is on the second-phase expansion of Emirates Aluminium’s (Emal) smelter in Taweelah, Abu Dhabi. Target will install mechanical equipment for the project’s green anode plant and butts crushing works.
Target was also awarded a AED153.7m subcontract from the Japanese/Thai Mitsubishi-Toyo-Thai consortium for the Ras Abu Fontas 2 independent water project owned by Qatar Electricity and Water Company in Qatar. The scope covers surveys, design, procurement and construction of a seawater intake pipeline 2 kilometres into the sea, reclamation works and the construction of a pumping station. The 18-month project will start on 8 October.