Dredging & Reclamation

After having successfully undertaken major projects in its hometown, Bahrain-based UDC feels it is ready to take on bigger roles and offer competitive solutions to a wider clientele.

Geosynthetics major Alyaf Industrial Company says its high-performance geotextiles were selected for application on the prestigious new Suez Canal project in Egypt against stiff international competition for a share of work on this crucial global route.

Egypt’s New Suez Canal, being built alongside the existing 145-year-old historic waterway, will open in early August, according to the Suez Canal Authority. “The digging and dredging works will conclude on July 15.