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 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, 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 successful history are continuing quickly 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. Osmangazi Suspension Bridge is the fourth longest suspension bridge in the world and the second longest in Europe. 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, Balıkesir-Kırkağaç-Akhisar Section, 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 remaining 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 at the end of 2015.
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. This project has the 2nd biggest dam body in Turkey and it has also the 4th biggest installed capacity.
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 having a total value over 325 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.
Construction works at our Eyiste Viaduct Project for which a contract of 230 million TL was secured to us in December 2016, are ongoing in accordance with the work schedule. 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 and construction works are underway. 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 2,5 billion TL worth contract which will connect three district of Istanbul in Anatolian side.
Construction works at Yusufeli Dam Bridges project, that has been awarded to Nurol Construction in 2017 are underway. Within the scope of the project 4 viaducts will be completed with the balanced cantilever method. Contract value of the project is 356 million TL.
Mobilization works for Silifke-Mut Motorway Project, another contract that has been awarded to Nurol Construction in 2017, are underway. Within the scope of the project 14,2 km of motorway including 3 NATM tunnels with a total length of 6.860 m and a cable stayed bridge, namely 2. Kılıç Arslan, will be completed. Contract value of the project is 505 million TL.
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 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. 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.
Contract value of the extension works is 584,4 million TL. Landslide improvement works on the same route, which were tendered and awarded to us in July 2016, have been completed on October 2017.
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 were completed. 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 were succesfully completed and handed over 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 173 Villas and are being delivered to the customers as of 2017. Construction works at stage 2 (Su)/phase 1 comprising of 203 villas have been commenced and in progress as per the work 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 1.2 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 4,6 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. Apart from our successfully completed nine-teen 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 August 2019. Project scope consist of construction of 43 storey high-end Residential Building including Retail and Office spaces with a total build-up area of 66.945 m².
In Dubai, We have been awarded with 4 residential project contract in 2017 by EMAAR which is one of the biggest developer of the UAE.
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 September 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 completed by January 2020.
The Cove Buildings which 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 completed by October 2019.
Finally, a 406 million AED worth residential project contract for construction of Creek Gate Towers which consists of 33 and 40 storey twin residential towers over one common 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 Qatar, 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, Ukraine 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 day of its foundation.