Lane, NCTC win $125m of work at Al Maktoum Int’l
Lane Construction Corporation and National Contracting Transportation Co have won $125m worth of contracts related to the expansion of Dubai’s Al Maktoum International Airport
Lane Construction Corporation and National Contracting Transportation Co (NCTC) have been enlisted to expand Al Maktoum International Airport in Dubai.
Lane, a US-based subsidiary of Salini Impregilo Group, secured a $75m (AED275m) contract to complete 60% of the $125m (AED460m) project.
NCTC, which is headquartered in Sharjah, UAE, is reported to have been appointed to complete the remaining 40%.
The airport expansion project will entail the construction of new terminal facilities, runways, roads, and tunnels.
Work on the expansion is scheduled to commence in January 2017, and complete within 31 months. In preparation for the contract, Lane will work on temporary fences and gates, utilities, site offices, and security.
Ultimately, the expanded Al Maktoum International Airport will be able to accommodate more than 220 million passengers per year.
The UAE transport hub is aiming to become the world’s largest airport, in terms of both size and passenger capacity, by 2050.
Lane revealed that it has also secured large-scale contracts in the US states of Pennsylvania and Florida. The company’s UAE and US deals are worth a combined total of $370m.