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Longest sea outfall in the Middle East by pipe jacking commences

“...part of a $1.6bln PPP project to improve the Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment ....”
7.8.2020
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The Joseph Gallagher Group, in partnership with Al Hassanain BSC. are pleased to announce they are commencing the longest sea outfall in the Middle East by pipe jacking.

Herrenknecht are providing the AVN microtunnelling machine to undertake this challenging project, which forms part of a $1.6bln PPP project to improve the Umm Al Hayman Wastewater Treatment Plant in the Ahmedi area of Kuwait.  Lead by WTE Wassertechnik, the project value is estimated at $55.2m with a duration of 22 months and the length of the pipe jacked section 1,950m. 

The contract was signed in the presence of Her Majesty's Ambassador Michael Davenport MBE and His Excellency Ambassador of Germany Stefan Möbs back in November 2019 with financial closure completed in July 2020 allowing for the project to start in August 2020.

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About The Joseph Gallagher Group

The Joseph Gallagher Group consists of several businesses that complement the core activities of tunnelling and civil engineering. These companies’ combined with our exceptional engineering personnel and focus on "The Right Solution" give us the ability to deal with most technical issues that arise on a project using in-house capability. Each of our companies provides integrated support to the group and external markets, including independent equipment hire and engineering services for the tunnelling, construction and civil engineering industries in the UK and overseas.

About Al Hassanain BSC.

Al Hassanain BSC. ©️ is a large Bahraini Group of Companies established 1974 and categorised AA for marine construction, infrastructure and sewerage and large-scale projects. Al Hassanain BSC. ©️ has significant experience as the principal contractor in multi-million-dollars projects for all kinds of oil and gas marine works, sea outfalls pipes, private and industrial jetties, sea reclamation, shore protection works, marine piling works, civil engineering , heavy geotechnical and earth work  projects. 
The company’s operations are spread broadly across the Kingdom of Bahrain as well as in the GCC countries; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and UEA, specialising in the fields of marine works, utilities and services works.