Saudi Focus

Advanced Construction Technology Services (ACTS) has begun overseeing drilling and logging and conducting geotechnical engineering work on the Riyadh Metro project. The work is being undertaken under a subcontract from the BACS consortium to execute geotechnical and geophysical works on lines One and Two of the metro.

Saudi Arabia's National Water Company (NWC) said that work is well under way on the first phase of a mega project to secure sustainable water supplies to the capital Riyadh at a total cost of $1.99 billion.

More Mina buildings planned The Haj Ministry in Saudi Arabia has put forward a proposal to construct multi-storey buildings to ac-commodate more pilgrims on the Mina mountains in the southeast of Makkah, an Arab News report said.

Riding high on the back of expanded production facilities, Rabiah-Nassar & Zamil Concrete Industries (Ranco & Zamil), one of the largest precast concrete factories in the region, has clinched a string of high-profile projects in the kingdom.

Drake & Scull Saudi Arabia, a subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI), has won a $51.45-million contract for a hos-pital project in Riyadh.

Fahad Al Suwaiket and Bader Al Busaies Company (Al Suwaiket and Al Busaies), a pioneering legal practice in Al Khobar in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, says it offers a gamut of legal services relating to the economic, commercial, and civil activities in various sectors.