General Manager: Nurettin AKDENİZ www.nurolinsaat.com.tr
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 2017, the field of activity of NUROL Construction Co. Which is the flagship of NUROL Holding Group of Companies including more than 35 affiliates and subsidiaries has expanded in different areas from construction and trade to machinery and defense, 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, Georgia, 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 rapidly with the ongoing domestic and overseas projects.
In our Gebze - Orhangazi - Izmir Motorway Project (including Osmangazi Suspension Bridge and Connection Roads), which involves the design and construction of 425 km highway as part of the biggest infrastructure investments of Turkey with its 7 billion USD value based on Build - Operate - Transfer model, the section between Gebze and Bursa including Osmangazi Suspension Bridge, having a mid-span of 1.550 m with a total length of 4.500 m together with approach viaducts and another section between km: 389+500 and km: 408+655 (İzmir) have been completed and opened to traffic. Construction works have been in progress in other sections of the project. 1.378 m long South Approach Viaduct of the Osmangazi suspension bridge that involves manufacturing of 35.000 tons of steel structure was completed as of the end of April 2016. Furthermore, 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. Construction works at the rest of the sections of the project are in progress. Motorway construction of 9 km. long from Gebze-Orhangazi
Section, which was under our our scope, was completed as of end of last year.
The percentage of completion is more than 95% in Ilısu Dam and HEPP Project, which is under construction by an international consortium under the leadership of NUROL as a concrete faced rock fill dam with 24 million m3 dam body supposed to generate 4,1 billion kWh energy per annum with 1.200 MW capacity. Total value of the project is expected to reach 780 million EUR upon completion.
Construction Works of Hasankeyf Highway Bridges have been continuing within the framework of our Hasankeyf Group Highway Bridges Project. Three bridges with different spans are being built under this project which has a total value over 200 million TL.
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, which had a value of approximately 1,3 billion USD, has entered into operation as of October 2013 and the works are being completed within the framework of the warranty period of the project.
Mobilization works at our Eyiste Viaduct Project for which a contract of 230 Million TL was secured to us in December 2016, are to be completed very soon. In the scope of the project which is in the vicinity of Konya, a 1.372 meter long viaduct will be constructed through balanced cantilever beam method. Once it is completed, Eyiste Viaduct will be one of the highest of its kind.
In our Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe Metro Line Project which was secured and signed as of this year, mobilization works are continuing very rapidly. Construction of 13 km long double tube TBM tunnel, 11 stations, 2 train depots and connection tunnels together with architectural and electromechanical works will be implemented within the scope of 650 million EUR worth contract which will connect three district of Istanbul in Anatolian side, Value of completed items for our ongoing Ordu Ring Road Project has come to the original contract figure in year 2015 and final contract value reached 550 Million TL together with cost escalations and another 20% additional contract granted by the Employer.
Within the scope of Ordu Orbital Highway project which is designed as divided road of 2x2 lane with a total length of length of 21,4 km, 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 and 5 intersections. Landslide improvement works on the same route, which was tendered and awarded to us in July 2016, have been continuing as per the work schedule.
NUROL Tower Business Complex and Nurol Park projects were completed as of 2016 and works for NUROL Life Multipurpose Complex Project are in progress and these projects are the investment projects of 800 Million USD of Nurol GYO in İstanbul and constructed by Nurol Insaat. NUROL Tower Çaglayan Business Complex was built on a 6.800 m2 project area and consists of 74.000 m2 closed area. Residential Usage Permits were received for this project. In our NUROL Park Project, residential unit’s delivery term started in August 2016 and life has started there. Arrangements of shops within the context of Designer Outlet are continuing as planned. Within the scope of this project, construction of nine multi - purpose blocks with a total 323.500 m2 closed area is being implemented on turn - key basis. Finally, a multi - floor residence complex with a total of 142.000 m2 closed area is being built under our NUROL Life Project scope.
To be implemented and completed in 2 stages and 7 phases in Istanbul Büyükçekmece –Sırtkoy, construction works for Yeşilyaka Villas Project, investment value of which will reach to 500 Million USD as a joint investment together with another company, have been in progress. The Project scope includes the construction of villas, social facilities and sales office which will be executed in our land of 1.000.000 m2. The first phase of the project, having a size of 320.000 m2, comprises the construction of 165 Villas and social facilities and the works are in progress.
In Algeria, which is another country where we carry out our activities, our latest Motorway Project Linking Tizi – Ouzou with East - West Highway, awarded to us with a contract value of 460 Million EUR and expected to reach a value of 1.2 Billion EUR as a result of additional works, is in progress. Our project, which includes construction of 48 km long motorway together with a 2x1,7 km long tunnel and 2x10 km long viaduct and bridge structures, has been going on in accordance with work schedule.
Construction works in Souk Tleta having a project value of 90 Million EUR and Boukhroufa Dams having a project value of 135 milion USD are in progress within the frame of their work schedules. 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, temporary acceptance certificate has been issued for our 82 km long highway project with motorway standards, consisting of Lots 3 and 4 of Al Jadida-Safi Motorway as of March 2016. The highway which was completed with a value of 150 Million EUR has been opened to traffic in August 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 to us by the Employer.
In Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, the construction activities related to our Silo and Warehouse Complex Project was completed and temporary acceptance certificate was revealed by the Employer. 1 year guarantee period expired in early May 2016 and Final Acceptance Certificate has been issued. The design and construction of an 80.000 tons capacity silo complex and 12 warehouse buildings were completed 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 been completed as of 2016. The contract, which worths one billion AED, includes offices, luxurious residences and social facilities and composed of twin towers with 41 floors each with total construction area of 165.000 m2.
Saadiyat Island Museums region transportation tunnel project having a project value of 310 Million AED, also located in Abu Dhabi, has been successfully completed. Under the scope of this contract, a 1,5 km long highway tunnel has been implemented including tunnel design.
Additionally, our activities within the framework of the Marina City Villas project of 675 Million AED, is in progress in accordance with the schedule. Various types of villas and residences with a total closed area of 120.000 m2 will be constructed within the scope of this project.
Furthermore in Abu Dhabi, our construction works are completed 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, was completed as of October 2016. Another 360 Million AED contract for Corniche Tower Project which will be constructed in Abu Dhabi by the same employer, was secured in 2016 and will consist of 4+36 floor tower with offices, luxurious residences and commercial areas.
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 / 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 growing at speed.
Our business development activities within the scope of our overseas activities are rapidly progressing. In addition to our initiatives in the Gulf Region and mainly in Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman and Kuwait, we are also carrying out our activities in various countries in Lebanon, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Romania, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India and Ukraine.
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.