2014 Construction Week Power 100
Sun 22 Jun 2014 01:01 PM
Naif Al Harbi

Naif Al Harbi

Company: Al Harbi Trading and Contracting

Designation: CEO

Naif Al Harbi is CEO of Al Harbi Trading and Contracting Company, which is one of Saudi Arabia’s biggest contractors. The Riyadh-based company was awarded a deal for developing an area of 500 hectares in Mardooma Quarter last November, which was one of two contracts worth $80mn handed out by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu.

The scope of the works includes roads, water drainage and waste water, drinking water and wastewater treatment, as well as the construction of a communications building.

The company has carried out a large number of government projects since its establishment in 1965. Apart from being involved in massive infrastructure jobs such as King Abdullah Economic City, Al Harbi Trading and Contracting has worked on major civils projects, including a $19.1mn job to upgrade runways at Kuwait’s airport, a $53mn sewage tunnels project in North Jeddah and a $104mn contract to build nine 50-bed and 100-bed hospitals across the Kingdom. It is part of Al Harbi Group, which also has an MEP arm, Hemco, a rock-blasting business and a new cement business, United Cement, which has been set up at Al Sadiya in the Western Region.