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ACES wins Museum of the Future geotechnical works

ACES has been awarded the geotechnical investigation for the $136m Museum of the Future project, which is located in the Emirates Tower area

Museum of the Future.
Museum of the Future.

ACES Dubai has been awarded the geotechnical investigation for the prestigious $136m (AED449m) Museum of the Future project.

The museum, located next to Dubai's Emirates Towers and the Dubai International Financial Centre, is the first of its kind and aims to actively produce innovative ideas and futuristic inventions.

The steel cladded ovular building, which is scheduled to open in 2017, will feature the Arabic poetry of Dubai Ruler and HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, on its exterior. 

The scope of the geotechnical investigation includes drilling boreholes with depths ranging from 40m to 80m, performing cone pentration tests (CPTs), excavating trial pits, installing piezometers and conducting packer permeability and pressuremeter tests. 

Additionally, ACES will perform geophysical logging, including multichannel analysis of surface waves (MASW), down-hole and cross-hole tests. 

“We are excited that ACES Dubai was awarded the Museum of the Future prestigious project. This is a significant win for ACES Dubai. Given the magnitude and distinctiveness of this project, we are committed to supporting it with our resources and high technical expertise.” said Engineer Emad Sharif, ACES Dubai & Oman Manager.

 

 

 

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