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Off-Site Engineering Solutions wins Saudi MEP deal

Order from Drake and Scull to supply modules to Jabal Omar development

NEWS, Business, MEP, Drake and scull, Jabal Omar, Modules, Off-site engineering solutions

Off-Site Engineering Solutions LLC, a specialist provider of pre-engineered MEP solutions with headquarters in Dubai, has received an order from Drake and Scull to supply prefabricated multi service modules to the Jabal Omar development in Makkah.

The scope will include services in the main corridors to four towers in the development.

The modules will be produced in a factory environment and require only 25% of the labour traditionally used to complete the works on site, reducing the head count and visa requirements substantially.

They will be delivered to site fully finished and will be manufactured in Off-Site Engineering Solutions’ Jeddah workshop, close to the point of use.

Off-Site Engineering Solutions CEO, Patrick O'Callaghan said: "Jabal Omar Phase 3 is our largest MEP prefabrication win to date and will include nearly 2,000 multi-service corridor modules.

"This high profile award is further validation of our business and strengthens our claim that prefabrication is the preferred procurement methodology for high quality MEP systems where labour resources are scarce and there are many repeated elements on typical floor plans.

"Off-Site Engineering Solutions is committed to serving the market in Saudi Arabia and making an impact on the reduction of foreign labor required to deliver MEP projects while opening up good job opportunities for KSA citizens."

Off-Site Engineering Solutions LLC have previously provided multiservice MEP modules to Saudi Aramco’s KAPSARC project in Riyadh as well as to other projects in the UAE such as Aldar’s Yas Mall and Central Market Hotel in Abu Dhabi.

The modules will be produced utilizing BIM modelling, design and manufacturing technology.


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