Nurol Construction Co. was founded in Ankara in 1966 as the first and the pioneering company of
Nurol Group of Companies.
The focal point of Nurol Construction Co., which carried its activities to the international arena just in the 15th year of its activity, was mainly the oil producing Arabic countries and particularly the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the 80s and the CIS countries and Russian Federation founded after the Soviet Union dissolved in the 90s. In 2000s, the Middle East and North Africa were re-set as the main focus of interest area once more. In that period, the domestic activities were maintained at full speed, and many projects were added to the references within the framework of the prominent also industrial complex and infrastructure investments of Turkey.
As of 2011, the field of activity of Nurol Construction Co.,which is the flagship of Nurol Holding Group of Companies including more than 40 subsidiaries and joint ventures engaged in various areas from construction, trading and energy production to machinery and defence industry, from banking and finance to hotel/commercial complex management and tourism, has been covering fourteen countries dispersed over a geography from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Algeria and Qatar to Georgia, Poland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iraq and Afghanistan.
Included in both lists of the World's Largest Global Contractors and the World's Largest International
Contractors issued by “Engineering News Record” (www. ENR.com) of Mc Graw Hill (USA), the fields of activity of Nurol Construction Co., in the context of reference Project portfolio, include infrastructural projects (motorways, highways, railways and metro systems, tunnels, gas/oil pipelines and auxiliary plants, irrigation/drainage systems, dams and hydroelectric power plants, water supply and waste water systems, urban/industrial treatment plants and solid waste facilities), turnkey manufacturing plants, industrial complex projects, industrial district sites, business and commercial centre projects, luxury/mass housing and social centre projects, hotel, holiday village and tourism facility projects.
The graphic reached as a result of the successful history briefed above is also maintained through projects in progress worldwide.
Despite the crisis in Dubai, UAE is still an important focal point for Nurol Construction Co.. The IP44 and Sea Palace Intersections, Bridges and Tunnel Project, which was one of our current projects in Abu Dhabi and comprised of two consecutive intersections including tunnel and bridge crossings was completed and delivered to the client in June, 2011.
Bab Al Qasr Hotel and Multipurpose Complex Project, which is being implemented in Abu Dhabi under our commitment has reached a realization rate of 60%. Comprised of offices, luxury houses and social facilities, that complex includes 41-storey twin towers, and its overall construction site will reach 155.000 m2. The Project is planned to be completed in 2013.
In Dubai, the works of the Jumeirah Triangle Zone 1 and Jumeirah Village North Section Infrastructure Works Projects have been progressing within the framework of the schedule of the client.
Jumeirah Triangle Zone 1 Project includes the turnkey realization of 856 villas, and the Jumeirah Village North Project includes the realization of all infrastructure Works in a 400 ha area where 2.760 villas are to be constructed.
In Algeria, the Douera Dam Project is reaching completion as of the beginning of 2012. In addition, as a result of the tender won, contract for Souk Tlata Dam is signed in may 2012.
Due to the crisis conditions faced in Libya in the first quarter of 2011, our current projects have been suspended. The Coastal Highway Algarabolli-Misuratah Section Project including the rehabilitation of 160 km dual highway, Al Fateh University School of Economics and Law Buildings Project, Al Fateh University Physical Education Faculty Building Project, and Al Fateh University Campus B Infrastructure Works Project in Tripoli are within our projects portfolio in the in the country as of the end of 2010.
Within the framework of our works in Georgia, our Nurol Batumi Residence Luxury Housing Project has been completed after the opening the Sheraton Batumi Hotel Complex completed as a 100% Nurol Group investment.
Meanwhile our business development activities have also been progressing for the expansion of our activity range abroad. Our subsidiary which was founded as Riyadh based in order to re-include Saudi Arabia in our activity field actively, and our recent works in Iraq resulted in Baghdad Sadr City Stadium Complex Project as of the end of 2011.
Within the scope of the Sadr City Stadium Complex which was our first commitment in Iraq, a 30.000-seat stadium, 2.500-seat training pitches and hotel facilities are going to be realised as turnkey including designing.
Furthermore, we are looking forward to reach fruitful results in Morocco where our business development and tendering procedures are continuing extrensively. Aside our works abroad, domestic projects are also progressing.
Implemented totally with the foreign loan provided within the scope of joint venture under the leadership of Nurol Construction Co., the Ankara - Pozantı Highway Kemerhisar - Eminlik Section Project was completed at the beginning of 2011.
The MARMARAY Bosphorus Immersed Tube Tunnel Crossing for Metro Project, which is one of the most important infrastructure projects in Turkey and implemented within the scope of Turkish-Japanese Joint Venture in which Nurol Construction participates as local partner has reached a realization rate of 70%. Within the scope of this project, works of tunnel boring machines and station constructions have been in progress, and all of the immersed tube units have been placed.
In Ilısu Dam and HEPP Project, being realized by the international consortium where NUROL Construction Co. is the leader and which will be the second biggest dam of Turkey with its dam body volume of 45 million m3 and will produce 3,83 GWH power with its 1.200 MW capacity power plant, works for approach roads, divertion tunnels and power production plant have progressed.
In addition, the mobilization and engineering works of the Gebze-Izmir Motorway Project (including Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge) being the biggest Build-Operate and Transfer Model Infrastructure Investment in Turkey, have been in progress. The civil works within the project scope, which includes the realization of 425 km motorway and Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge that will have second largest mid-span in the world is expected to be initiated in 2012.
The design and engineering works are being maintained and the relevant construction works are gradually initialized within the scope of the Nurol Çağlayan Business Complex Project which is to be implemented on the site purchased in Istanbul by our Group as a result of the tender won. This multi-floor complex which will have totally 70.500 m2 closed area over a project area of 6.800 m2 is planned to be completed as of 2013.
Implemented as joint investment of Nurol, the 4th phase of our Bahçeşehir MN Houses Project has been under construction. The first three phases of the project for 1.500 houses were completed as of 2011.
Finally, in the tender executed for Ordu Peripheral Highway, the offer submitted by the joint venture where NUROL Construction Co. is the leader, announced as the best offer and the execution contract is signed as of the end of January 2012. The 19.1 km-long highway includes 5.3 kmlong 2 double tunnels, 2.0 km-long 3 viaducts, 5 bridges, 2 underpasses and 3 flyovers.
Nurol Construction and Trading Co. Inc. carries towards the future the justified pride of successful background regarding the works mentioned above shortly through young and dynamic spirit which it has never lost since the first day of activity.