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EFECO awarded US$239 million joint venture contract at Abu Dhabi Airport

EFECO, a fully owned subsidiary of engineering and construction company Arabtec Holding PJSC will work on the 700,000 sq m terminal building. (Image source: J Elliott/Flickr)

Emirates Falcon Electromechanical Company (EFECO) has been awarded a joint venture contract to carry out mechanical, electrical, and plumbing work at the new Abu Dhabi International Airport Midfield Terminal Building (MTB)

The fully owned subsidiary of engineering and construction company, Arabtec Holding PJSC, will work on the construction of the 700,000 sq m terminal building, EFECO said.

The terminal has been designed to accommodate up to 65 aircraft, including the Airbus A?380, with an expected capacity of 30mn passengers per year, the company revealed.

According to the EFECO, check?in will provide 165 conventional counters and 48 self?service kiosks capable of handling 8,500 arriving and departing passengers, per hour.

The MTB project is currently under construction by a joint venture of Arabtec Construction , TAV Construction, and Consolidated Contractors International, which awarded the US$239mn contract for mechanical, electrical and plumbing projects (MEP) work to a joint venture of EFECO, BK Gulf, and China State.

"We are pleased with this new contract win, adding to EFECO's already impressive backlog which has already crossed the US$272mn mark," said Hasan Abdullah Ismaik, Arabtec Holding managing director.