Al Habtoor Leighton Wins UAE Port Project

11 October 2010 (Last Updated October 11th, 2010 18:30)

Al Habtoor Leighton, a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, has secured a AED1.04bn ($285m) contract from Abu Dhabi Ports Company for infrastructure works at Khalifa Port. The contract includes 12 million cubic metres of earthworks, the construction of five bridges and the installation of 79k

Al Habtoor Leighton, a subsidiary of Leighton Holdings, has secured a AED1.04bn ($285m) contract from Abu Dhabi Ports Company for infrastructure works at Khalifa Port.

The contract includes 12 million cubic metres of earthworks, the construction of five bridges and the installation of 79km of telecommunications distribution.

The Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi involves the construction of a container and industrial port as well as the development of industrial, logistics, commercial and free trade zones.

The port is scheduled to commence operations in 2012.