Plasterboard Factory for Saint-Gobain Gyproc Emirates Industries at Industrial City Abu Dhabi (ICAD)

Client

Saint-Gobain Gyproc Emirates Industries

Consultant

GIBB Ltd.

Location

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Built-Up Area

22,000 square meters

Completion Date

September 2009

Scope of Work

Turnkey

The 22,000 square meter plasterboard factory, located at Industrial City 1 in Abu Dhabi, was constructed on a turnkey basis and was completed within 15 months.

The mandate of the contract included all civil, MEP, structural steel and sheet cladding works in addition to the installation of process equipment and the erection of a 27-meter high gypsum rock silo platform. The project required nearly 1650 tons of hot rolled structural steel.

The plasterboard factory constitutes a first phase of the project and will produce 30 million square meters of plasterboard annually. Engineering studies for the second phase of the project, which will be a ready-mix joint filler factory, is currently under way.

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