Company: Al Ghurair Group
Abdulrahman Saif Al Ghurair chairs a group which has scores of business lines from packaging and industrial companies through to shopping malls, real estate and construction.
The company has a diverse range of business arms including a foundations and piling specialist currently busy at Dubai International Financial Centre to a ready-mix concrete business that has delivered more than 13mn m3 of concrete to projects since it began in 1985. The concrete arm has recently expanded to Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and it has a production capacity of 1.8mn m3 per year.
One of the biggest parts of the construction group is MEP operator ETA Star. It has been involved in a huge range of projects, including Dubai International Airport’s Concourse 3, Dubai Metro Green Line and the fit-out of Burj Khalifa.
More recently, the firm, which was named Contractor of the Year at the MEP Middle East Awards in 2013, said that it had won a $63.2mn contract for an integrated health centre and workers’ hospital at the Ras Laffan refinery project in Qatar.
Chairman Abdulrahman Saif Al Ghurair said: “We celebrate our team, who always manage to exceed all expectations. We honour our commitment to quality, our vigorous involvement in the community, our continuous investment in technology, and above all, we celebrate the lively spirit of innovation that has proved to be the binding thread that makes Al Ghurair Group what it is today.”