General Manager: Nurettin AKDENİZ www.nurolinsaat.com.tr
NUROL Construction Co., founded in 1966 as the pioneering company of NUROL Group of Companies,
has taken its first step to International Markets in 1980’s. Overseas operations started with Saudi Arabia, had 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 became the focus of interest area. During this period, in parallel with overseas operations, domestic operations had also continued rapidly and many projects within the framework of Turkey's leading industrial complexes and infrastructure investments were added to the references, as well.
As of 2018, the 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, 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, Romania, Hungary, Russia, Turkmenistan, Kazakhstan Uzbekistan, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our Business Development efforts 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 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 Construction works at the remaining sections of the project are successful history are continuing quickly with the ongoing in progress. domestic and overseas projects.
As per the implementation contract signed on 27 September 2010 between the General Directorate of Highways and Otoyol Yatırım ve İşletme A.Ş., which became effective on 15 March 2013, 384 km of motorway and 43 km of access road, adding up to a total of 427 km of motorway will be constructed to connect Gebze and İzmir. The route comprises construction of Osmangazi Suspension Bridge which is the second longest suspension bridge in Europe and the fourth longest in the world with its 4.500 m total length including approach viaducts and 1.550 m mid-span, 29 viaducts, 3 motorway tunnels, 199 bridges, 20 toll plazas, 25 interchanges, 6 operation and maintenance centers, 3 tunnel operation and maintenance centers and 18 motorway service facilities. Gebze - Orhangazi - Izmir Motorway (including Osmangazi Suspension Bridge and Connection Roads) Project is one of the biggest infrastructure investments in Turkey with its 7,7 billion USD value not including financing costs and value added tax and sections between Gebze Intersection and Bursa which includes Osmangazi suspension Bridge, Km: 201+380 (Balıkesir North Intersection)-230+500 (Balıkesir West Intersection) and Km: 310+513 (Akhisar Intersection) -408+655 (İzmir) have been completed and opened to traffic. Construction works at the remaining sections of the project arein progress.
Orhangazi 4th section between Km: 34+300 and 43+296 of the Gebze - Orhangazi - Izmir Motorway which includes the construction of 9 km motorway, 2 bridges, 1 pedestrian bridge, 16 underpasses, 17 box culverts, 2 retaining walls and 9 diversion canals was completed under the responsibility of Nurol at the end of 2015. 1.378 m long South approach viaduct of the Osmangazi suspension bridge which includes 35.000 tonnes of steel works was another section under the sole responsibility of Nurol was also completed on April 2016. Construction works commenced on 2015 and still ongoing at the last section under our responsibility, Balıkesir- Kırkağaç- Akhisar Section between Km: 224+300 and 317+284 and parts of the section between Km: 224+300 to 230+500 (Balıkesir West Intersection and Km: 310+513 (Akhisar Intersection) to 317+284 were completed and opened to traffic as of March 2019.
NUROL Tower Business Complex and Nurol Park projects were completed on 2016 and works for NUROL Life Multipurpose Complex Project were completed on 2017 under the scope of Nurol REIT's 800 million USD investment in İstanbul. NUROL Tower Çaglayan Business Complex was built on a 6.800 m² project area and consists of 74.000 m² closed area whereas NUROL Park Project scope consists construction of nine multi - purpose blocks with a total 323.500 m² closed area on turn – key basis. Finally, a 50 floor tower and a base building complex with a total of 142.000 m² closed area were successfully completed and handed over under our NUROL Life Project scope.
The percentage of completion is more than 99% and water impoundment is expected to be realized on June 2019 in Ilısu Dam and HEPP Project, which is being constructed by an international consortium under the leadership of NUROL as a concrete faced rock fill dam with 24 million m³ dam body 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. Ilısu Dam and HEPP will have the second largest dam body and fourth biggest installed capacity of Turkey.
Provisional acceptance for the 325 million TL worth main contract works of the Construction Works of Hasankeyf Highway Bridges project, which includes the construction of 465 m long Hasankeyf-1, 1.001 m long Hasankeyf-2 and 169 m long Başur bridges in Siirt and Batman provinces, was realized on October 2017. 73,9 million TL supplementary works contract was signed on April 2017 and construction works are ongoing in accordance with the project schedule.
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, was implemented by a Turkish - Japanese Joint Venture, in which NUROL is among the local partners. Final acceptance of the project, which had a value of approximately 1,3 billion USD, was realized and operation was commenced as of 29th of October 2013.
230 million TL contract was signed for Construction Works of Eyiste Viaduct Project on December 2016. A 1.372 m long and 25m wide viaduct will be constructed under the scope of the project, which will become one of the highest balanced cantilever beam viaducts of the world.The viaduct will have 2 end and 8 mid piers with heights ranging from 42 to 165 m.
Under the scope of Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe Metro Line Project which was secured and signed with İstanbul Municipality on 2017, construction of 13 km long double tube TBM tunnel, 2 train depots (NATM) and connection tunnels (NATM) is being implemented. Project includes total of 11 stations distributed as 5 main shaft+tunnel type, 4 cut and cover type an 2 tunnel type stations. Once completed, 2,47 billion TL worth project will connect three district at Anatolian side of İstanbul.
Construction works at Yusufeli Dam Bridges project, that has been awarded to Nurol Construction in 2017 are ongoing in accordance with the schedule. 4 viaducts will be constructed with the balanced cantilever method. 644 m long Tekkale (Hazuket) Viaduct, 695 m long Yusufeli Viaduct, 340 m long Yusufeli Dam Viaduct and 530 m long Şilenkar viaduct constitutes the project scope. Contract value of the project is 355,8 million TL.
Construction works are ongoing at for Silifke-Mut Motorway Project that has been awarded to Nurol Construction in 2017. Within the scope of the 504,6 million TL contract, 14,2 km two by two highway, 3 NATM tunnels with a total length of 6.860 m and a cable stayed 2. Kılıç Arslan Bridge will be constructed.
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. 6 double tube tunnels with a total length of 9,5 km, 7 viaducts with a total length of 3 km, 3 bridges and 7 intersections constitutes the project scope of 2x2 lane 21,4 km long highway. As a result of the tender process arranged in order to get the project completed, extension works of the project were also secured by the Joint Venture led by Nurol Construction. 584,5 million TL worth supplementary works contract was signed on July 2017 and is ongoing in accordance with project schedule.
Another contract for the landslide improvement works on the same route as in our Ordu Ring Road project was tendered and awarded to us in July 2016. The works in scope was completed on October 2017 and provisional acceptance was realized. 10,7 km long section of Ordu Ring Road between Perşembe and Otogar Intersections were opened to traffic on March 2019.
Yeşilyaka Villas Project construction works, which is being implemented in 2 stages and 7 phases in İstanbul Büyükçekmece - Sırtköy with an investment value of 500 million USD, have been in progress. The Project scope includes the construction of villas, social facilities and sales office which will be executed in our 1.008.732 m² land. The first stage (Koru) of the project, implemented on 320.000 m² land in 3 phases, comprises the construction of 173 Villas, social facilities, commercial and common areas. Handing over of the villas are ongoing in the first stage. Construction works at stage 2 which comprises of 472 villas, social facilities and commercial areas on 625.400 m² land are also continuing in accordance with the schedule.
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 1.1 billion EUR as a result of additional works, is in progress. Scope of the project includes construction of 48 km long motorway together with a 1,7 km long double tube tunnel, 21 viaducts, smaller engineering structures and drainage systems. Section between Km: 0+000 and 10+000 has been completed and opened to traffic whereas construction works at the other sections are ongoing in accordance with the project schedule.
Construction works in Boukhroufa Dam project which was secured on 2013 for 90 Million USD contract, is ongoing in accordance with the project schedule. The dam is located on the Boukhroufa Stream, 9 km south of the city of Bouteldja, with a view to provide irrigation water to agricultural lands in the region. Clay core earth fill dam will rise 87 m high from the foundation. Once completed, its reservoir will have 125 million m³ storage capacity. Within the project scope 1.915.000 m³ excavation, 4.745.000 m³ fill, 82.000 m³ concrete and 2.800 tons of steel works will be carried out. Contract value is expected to reach 150 million USD upon completion.
Souk Tleta Dam, which is another dam under construction by Nurol Construction in Algeria, is located on the Bougdoura Stream, 8 km south of the city of Draa Ben Khedda, with a view to provide irrigation and drinking water to Tizi Ouzou and Boumerdes regions. The clay core earth fill dam will rise 95 m high from the foundation. Once completed, its reservoir will have 90 million m³ storage capacity. Within the project scope 1.500.000 m³ excavation, 1.400.000 m³ fill, 124.000 m³ concrete and 3.600 tons of steel works will be carried out. Value of the contract is 135 million EUR.
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 El Jadida-Safi Motorway as of March 2016. The highway which was completed with a value of 150 million EUR has been opened to traffic on August 2016.
The Gulf Region maintains its position to be an important focal point for NUROL Construction Co. Apart from our successfully completed twenty landmark projects, we currently have eight ongoing projects in United Arab Emirates. Among our projects in UAE, Marina City Villas and Residential Buildings project in Abu Dhabi is in progress of partial handing-over of 67 high-end VIP Villas and 4 Residential Towers (G+12F+R) over common podium/ car park with a total closed area of 123.000 m². Value of the project is 675 million AED in addition to another 29 million AED worth contract which includes Utilities Services Relocation Works of adjacent Marina Mall Extension Package project.
Further, in Abu Dhabi, we have been awarded with a 359 million AED high-rise building contract for construction of Corniche Tower Project which is planned to be completed by February 2020. Project scope consist of construction of 43 story high-end Residential Building including Retail and Office spaces with a total build-up area of 66.945 m².
In Dubai, in addition to 4 residential project contracts we have signed in 2017, we have been awarded with 1 more contract in 2018 by EMAAR which is one of the biggest developers of the UAE.
Emaar Beach Vista project contract was signed within 2018 for a price of 410 million AED. 33 and 26 story residential towers will be constructed on Dubai Harbour and planned to completed by March 2021.
174 million AED worth residential project for construction of Golf View Apartments consisting two G+P+11F+R residential buildings and fourteen townhouses and associated hard and soft landscaping works at Plot GA09 of Dubai South with a total closed area of 47.187 m² planned to complete by December 2019.
Another 227 million AED worth of residential project for construction of Golf View Villas consisting 204 Units Villas and hard and soft landscaping works at Plot GA14 of Dubai South with a total BUA of 53.239 m² planned to complete by April 2020.
The Cove Buildings project consist of 3 residential towers of Block C - 2B+G+M+9+R, Block D - 2B+G+21+R and Block J -2B+G+6+R, over one common podium incorporating towers on Plot A.020 of Dubai Creek Harbour with a total closed area of 76.136 m². 310 million AED worth contract planned to complete by January 2020.
Finally, a 406 million AED worth residential project contract for construction of Creek Gate Towers which consists of 33 and 40 story twin residential towers over one common podium on Plot 32 of Dubai Creek Harbour with a total closed area of 100.889 m² planned to complete by April 2020.
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 was successfully completed and owned by our company receives high praises. Our business development efforts in the region are still growing quickly.
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 Algeria, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman and Romania, we are also carrying out our activities in various countries in Lebanon, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kuwait, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, 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 day of its foundation.