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ABB awards $11mn deal to Nass for Dubai Hills Estate substation

Bahrain-based Nass Contracting won a $11mn contract from automation and technology major, ABB, to execute the civil works for a substation project at Dubai Hills Estate.

A mixed-use lifestyle development project, Dubai Hills Estate, is a joint venture between Meraas Holding and property developer, Emaar Properties. Located centrally on the junction of Umm Al Sequim Road and Al Khail Road, the project is envisaged as the premium lifestyle community.

Dubai Hills Estate boasts residential, commercial, and leisure areas, plus an 18-hole championship golf course spread over a sprawling 102ha area.

The contract has been awarded to Nass by Swiss group ABB, which is also responsible for the design, installation and commissioning of the substation.

On the win, CEO Ghazi Nass, said: “We are very proud to be entering the Dubai Market on such a prestigious project with ABB as our client. This award is suitable to our overall growth strategies in the region.”

Based in Bahrain, Nass Contracting’s portfolio consists of industrial structures, infrastructure development, pipelines, and road construction as well as luxury villas, office blocks, warehouses, and other commercial buildings.

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