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NUROL Construction Co., founded in 1966 as the first and pioneering company of NUROL Group of Companies, has taken its first step to International Markets in 1980’s. Overseas operations that have started with Saudi Arabia, have expanded to CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States) established after disintegration of Soviet Union in 1990’s. In 2000’s Middle East and North Africa have become the focus of interest area. During this period, in parallel with overseas operations, domestic operations have also continued at full speed, and many projects within the framework of Turkey’s leading industrial complexes and infrastructure investments were added to the references as well.
As of 2016, th field of activity of NUROL Construction Co. which is the flagship of NUROL Holding Group of Companies including more than 40 affiliates and subsidiaries has expanded in different areas from construction and trade to machinery and defense industry, from banking and finance to hotel management and tourism from mining and power production to aviation and insurance intermediary services, covering this fifteen countries scattered to a wide geography from Algeria and Morocco to UAE, Saudi Arabia, Libya, Qatar, Poland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan Uzbekistan, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our Business Development operations to find new markets through Middle East, Balkans, Africa and Eastern Europe, have been continuing at full speed.
The field of activity in the context of the reference Project portfolio of NUROL Construction Co., which is included in the list of Top International Global Contractors published by “Engineering News Record” (ENR.com) of Mc. Graw Hill of USA, covers the infrastructure projects, highways, motorways, railways and metro systems, tunnels, gas / petroleum pipelines and related facilities, irrigation / drainage systems, dams and hydroelectric power plants, water supply and sewage systems, urban / industrial treatment facilities and solid waste facilities, turnkey manufacturing facilities, industrial complex projects, industrial sites, business and trade center projects, luxurious / mass housing and social center projects and hotels, holiday villages and tourism facilities.
The operations in parallel to the graphic achieved with this successful history are continuing at full speed with the ongoing domestic and overseas projects. In our Gebze - Orhangazi - Izmir Motorway Project (including Izmit Bay Suspension Bridge Crossing and Connection Roads), which is one of the biggest infrastructure investments of Turkey based on Build - Operate - Transfer model, the construction activities have been continuing both in the suspension bridge section and at the motorway section. A section with a length of 53 km between Gebze (K1 Intersection) and Gemlik (K5 intersection) including İzmit Bay suspension Bridge,having a mid-span of 1550 m with a total length of 4500 m together with approach viaducts, will be in operation as of 2016 within the scope of our Project which involves the design and construction of 425 km highway. The construction of 1.378 m long South Approach Viaduct of the suspension bridge that involves manufacturing of 35.000 tons of steel structure was completed as of the end of May 2016. Furthermore, 9 km motorway section between Km: 34+350 and 43+296 under the responsibility of NUROL has been completed and currently in service. Implementation of another 93 km between 224+300 and 317+284 which is under the scope of the same project, commenced during 2015 and continues as planned.
The percentage of completion is nearly more than 80% in Ilısu Dam and HEPP Project, which is under construction by an international consortium under the leadership of NUROL as a concrete faced rockfill dam with 24 million m3 dam body supposed to generate 4,1 billion kWh energy per annum with 1.200 MW capacity. Additionally, Construction Works of Hasankeyf Highway Bridges have been continuing within the framework of our Hasankeyf Group Highway Bridges Project, the contract of which has been signed as a result of the tender awarded to NUROL. Three bridges with different spans are being built under this project.
Our MARMARAY Bosphorus Tube Crossing Project, which is one of the major infrastructure projects of Turkey linking both sides of Istanbul through an undersea immersed tube rail tunnel, is being implemented by a Turkish - Japanese Joint Venture, in which NUROL is among the local partners. This project has entered into operation as of October 2013 and the works are being completed within the framework of the warranty period of the project. In Algeria, which is another country where we carry out our activities, our latest Motorway Project Linking Tizi – Ouzou with East - West Highway is ongoing. This project, consisting of the construction of 48 km long motorway together with a well a 2x2,7 km long tunnel and 2x10 km long viaduct as bridge structures has been going on in accordance with work schedule.
Construction works in Souk Tleta and Boukhroufa Dams are continuing within the frame of their schedules in addition to our Douera Dam Project which is completed and handed over as of this year. Both dams are earth fill with clay core type and Souk Tleta Dam will have 1,5 million m3 dam body volume and 98 million m3 irrigation and drinking water supply capacity whereas Boukhroufa Dam will have 4,3 million m3 dam body volume and 125 million m3 irrigation and drinking water capacity.
In Morocco, provisional acceptance has been granted to at our 82 km long highway project with motorway standards, consisting of Lots 3 and 4 of Al Jadida-Safi Motorway as of March 2016.
In Baghdad, Iraq, our Al Sadr City Stadium Complex Project consisting of design and turn - key construction of a 30.000 seat capacity stadium, 2.500 seat capacity training fields and hotel facilities, has come to the final stage with the completion of all the works handed over by the Employer.
In Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, the construction activities related to our Silo and Warehouse Complex Project has been completed and provisional acceptance was received. The design and construction of an 80.000 tons capacity silo complex and 12 warehouse buildings have been realized within the scope of this project.
The Gulf Region maintains its position to be an important focal point for NUROL Construction Co. Among our projects in Abu Dhabi, Bab Al Qasr Hotel and the Multi - Purpose Tourism Complex Project have reached the completion phase as of 2016. The complex that includes offices, luxurious residences and social facilities is composed by twin towers with 41 floors each and the total construction area shall reach 165.000 m2.
Saadiyat Island Museums region transportation tunnel project, also located in Abu Dhabi, has been successfully completed. Under the scope of this project, a 1,5 km long highway tunnel has been designed and built.
Additionaly, our activities within the framework of the Marina City Villas project, the contract of which was signed by NUROL Construction Co. as a result of the tender awarded are continuing in accordance with the schedule. Various types of villas and residences with a total closed area of 120.000 m² shall be constructed within the scope of this project.
Furthermore in Abu Dhabi, our construction works are being carried out rapidly within the scope of our residential complex project contracted in October 2014 by the employer H.H. DR. Sheikh Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan Private Administration. The project , covering two residential blocks, will be completed by 2016. Another contract for Fairmont Hotel dministrative Staff Housings project which will be constructed in Dubai by the same employer, is expected to be signed within 2016 and will consist of two residential blocks.
In Qatar, where we have been carrying out activities over a decade in the Gulf Region, our business development activities are in progress.
In Libya, which is the last country in our field of activity in North Africa, our activities were, unfortunately, suspended due to sad events experienced in the country and we are currently spending our efforts to resume our work within the framework of our Coastal Highway Algarabolli – Misuratah Section Project including the rehabilitation of 160 km long dual highway, Tripoli Al Fateh University Economy and Law Faculties, Physical Education Faculty and Campus B Infrastructure Works Projects.
In Georgia Paravani, our HPP project with installed capacity of 104 MW was completed in 2015. In Batumi, Sheraton Hotel, which we successfully completed its construction in the past, is currently under operation by our company. Our business development efforts in the region are still aiming to expand in full speed.
Our business development activities the scope of our overseas activities are rapidly progressing. In addition to our initiatives in the Gulf Region and mainly in Saudi Arabia, UAE and Kuwait, we are also carrying out our activities in various countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, Serbia, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and Ukraine.
Progress in our Ordu Ring Road Project has reached the level of 80% realization rate as of 2015 and the mployer has granted us a 20% additional contract. The construction works at Ordu Peripheral Highway Project have exceeded %80 as of 2015. There are 3 double tube tunnels with a total length of 6,5 km, 4 viaducts with a total length of 2,4 km, 3 bridges, 5 intersections in the 21,4 km long 2x2 lane Ordu Orbital Highway.
The works are in progress in our NUROL Tower Çağlayan Business Complex Project implemented on the land owned by our Group as a result of the tender awarded to us and our project has been completed as of 2016. The complex was constructed on a 6.800 m2 project area and consists of 70.500 m2 closed area.
The civil works are also in progress in our NUROL Life Multipurpose Complex and NUROL Park projects implemented in Istanbul as NUROL Group investments. A multi - floor complex with a total of 138.000 m2 closed area is being built under our NUROL Life Project and nine multi - purpose blocks with a total 273.000 m2 closed area are being constructed under NUROL Park Project on turn – key basis.
Through its works briefly mentioned above, NUROL Construction and Trading Co. Inc. is carrying the justified pride of its successful history to the future with a young and dynamic spirit which it has not lost since the very first say of its foundation.