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CSCEC ME awards Kuwait University admin hub contract to Eaton

Eaton is in a "multi-million dollar" with CSCEC ME and Al Ghanim to work on the admin facilities of Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City

Eaton will work on the admin facilities of Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City [representational image: ssuc.ku.edu.kw].
Eaton will work on the admin facilities of Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City [representational image: ssuc.ku.edu.kw].

Eaton has been contracted to deliver power distribution systems for Kuwait University's Sabah Al-Salem University City. 

Eaton said its "multi-million dollar" deal will see it deliver 'xEnergy LV' systems, power distribution components, and industrial control systems for the administration facility of the university. 

China State Construction Engineering Corp Middle East and Al Ghanim International Co handed the contract to Eaton, which is working with Sahara Combined GTCC on the project. 

The administration facilities at Kuwait University will serve as the main gateway to its new campus. 

IN PICTURES: Kuwait University's Sabah Al Salem campus

Seven buildings make up the admin facilities, which include a cultural and convocation hall, a conference centre, a university library, a visitor centre, and a grand mosque, to serve faculty, administrators, visitors, and 40,000 students.

Commenting on the contract win, Frank Ackland, general manager of Eaton Middle East, said: "Kuwait is one of our key markets where we have had a great legacy for over two decades and supplied solutions across many infrastructures in the country.

READ: Eaton wins $1m deal to work on Dubai's ICD Brookfield Place

"Low-voltage power distribution systems are fundamental for such an expansive development, and will improve reliability, increase efficiency, and enhance safety." 

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