Palm project awarded

April 2016

Al Shirawi will be undertaking MEP works for a residential project at The Palm Jumeirah

Al Shirawi Electrical and Mechanical Engineering has been awarded an MEP (mechanical, electrical and procurement) contract for Al Shafar Investment Group’s high-profile residential project on The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai, UAE.

The project led by Avinash Thatte, general manager – special projects, involves MEP works for two blocks of a residential building and a service apartments building on The Palm Jumeirah. Construction works for the residential project have begun and is scheduled for completion in 2017.

“Al Shirawi Electrical and Mechanical Engineering Company is a valuable addition to our list of business partners,” says Ali Al Shafar, chairman of the board of directors of Al Shafar Investment Group. “We continue to work with reputable businesses to develop and enhance the vision for our Palm Jumeirah property.”

On his part, Navin Valrani, CEO of Al Shirawi, says: “We are proud to be associated with this prestigious project of Al Shafar Investment Group. The Palm project will enable Al Shirawi to showcase its wide range of MEP capabilities. Our UAE project portfolio is diverse and this project win reinforces our position as the MEP contractor of choice for large-scale projects in the region.”

He says Al Shirawi’s design competency is unrivalled, with the MEP design and drafting services among the best in the industry.

“The company’s stronghold with local authority approvals in the UAE ensures fast-track project delivery. The in-house workforce of engineers and project managers enables the company to provide customised services,” he says.

Backed by the technical and operational expertise of the renowned Al Shirawi Group, the MEP contractor has successfully completed projects in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Yemen and the UAE.

“Al Shafar’s association with Al Shirawi goes back 30 years. The company, has in our experience, been one of the most dependable long-term MEP partners in the region,” says Pratap Rangwani, general manager of Al Shafar Investment Group.

Founded in 1974, Al Shirawi is a turnkey MEP contractor for commercial, residential, hospitality, healthcare and industrial properties in the UAE. It offers MEP design-and-build solutions to access direct client projects. Al Shirawi’s services include design, engineering, service and installation of extra low voltage systems, CCTV and security systems, access controls systems, structured cabling, intercom systems, dish antennae, lighting systems, fire detection systems, and intelligent building systems.

Al Shirawi is ISO 9001 certified and handles everything from systems concept to installation, commissioning and after-
sales services.

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