Cooling joint venture takes Motor City deal

A joint venture between Drake & Scull and Thermo has won a US $90 million (AED333 million) contract from Emirates District Cooling Company (Emicool) for the construction of two plant rooms at the Motor City project in Dubailand
Cooling joint venture takes Motor City deal
By Administrator
Sat 10 Feb 2007 12:00 AM

A joint venture between Drake & Scull and Thermo has won a US $90 million (AED333 million) contract from Emirates District Cooling Company (Emicool) for the construction of two plant rooms at the Motor City project in Dubailand.

Each plant room will accommodate 46,000 tonnes of refrigeration.

The $20 million piping network contract has been awarded to CAT Company. Work on the piping is expected to be completed by the end of this year, along with the first phase of the first plant room.

"Our technological competencies, human expertise and operating experience will hold us in excellent stead in providing refrigeration for the Motor City project," said Fouad Younan, general manager, Emicool.

"This important project will help us progress towards our goal of becoming the preferred provider of reliable, efficient and environmentally friendly district cooling services in Dubai and all over the UAE."

Gareth Luken, managing director of the Industrial, Water and Power Division, Drake & Scull, said: "We are pleased to be awarded the contract for the construction of the plant room for the Motor City project, and we look forward to working closely with Emicool in the months ahead. Our experience and expertise in this domain is unparalleled and we are eager to deliver our high quality service to this prestigious project."

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