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Abu Dhabi airport bidders revealed

Istanbul-based construction company, Tav Group, will place its bid along with partners Arabtec and CCC in July for the Abu Dhabi international airport midfield terminal project, its president and chief executive officer, Mustafa Sani Sener said on the sidelines of the MEED Arabian World Construction Summit.

"We will be first be bidding for Madina airport project in Saudi Arabia on June 5," Sener told reporters. "The Madina project is likely to be awarded this year," he added.

The Tav Group, Sener said currently has projects cumulatively valued at US$8 billion (Dh28 billion) in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region.

Tav Construction has established branch offices in Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Dubai to seize a growing number of opportunities in the booming construction sector in the Gulf region.

Building on its initial project of constructing steel roof hangars in Dubai for Emirates airline's A380 superjumbos, Tav Construction has completed a large shopping mall, a private school and a high-rise building.

Tav Group also has business interests in Egypt, Qatar, Tunisia, Bahrain, Macedonia, Oman and Libya.