Built to inform

Sign up for the daily newsletters

No, Thank you

Byrne Looby wins three deals worth $1.6m

Geotechnical specialist picks up work for Aldar, Dubai Maritime City and a contract for work on the Doha and Riyadh Metro projects

Michael Looby of Byrne Looby Partners
Michael Looby of Byrne Looby Partners

Byrne Looby, the Irish consulting engineer specialising in geotechnical work, has won three new GCC projects worth a total of $1.6m (1.5m).

The firm has picked up a contract to design a new quay wall at Dubai Maritime City, a geotechnical consultancy role for Abu Dhabi-based developer Aldar, and a contract covering utilities diversion and tunnel design for both the Doha Metro Green Line and Riyadh Metro's Line 5.

The contracts were announced during an Irish government trade mission to the GCC led by the country's Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton.

Managing director Michael Looby said: "Byrne Looby Partners are now established in the marketplace and we are seeing a steady flow of repeat business from our clients, which is a nice position to be in.

"We also have proven in-region capacity and can now compete for the design of complex engineering projects where we can deliver value and successfully win the - theDoha Metro Green Line being a good example."

Minister Bruton said: "It is exciting and encouraging to see ambitious Irish companies like Byrne Looby successfully expand their presence in the Gulf States and I wish them continued success for the future."

Most popular

Awards

Deadline approaches for CW Oman Awards 2020 in Muscat
You have until 20 January to submit your nominations for the ninth edition of the

Conferences

CW In Focus | Inside the Leaders in KSA Awards 2019 in Riyadh
Meet the winners in all 10 categories and learn more about Vision 2030 in this
CW In Focus | Leaders in Construction Summit UAE 2019
A roundup of Construction Week's annual summit that was held in Dubai this September

Latest Issue

Construction Week - Issue 761
Mar 21, 2020