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,which had expanded to Russian Federation and CIS countries (Commonwealth of Independent States) established after the 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 Türkiye’s leading industrial complexes and infrastructure investments were added to the references, as well.
As of 2022, 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 have 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 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.
(*) Projects were realized before any sanctions were applied for the specified countries.
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, businesses 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 being carried on with the ongoing 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 active on 15 March 2013, 384 km of motorway and 43 km of access road, adding up to a total of 427 km of motorway were constructed to connect Gebze and İzmir. The route comprises construction of the Osmangazi Suspension Bridge which is the second longest suspension bridge in Europe and the fourth longest in the world when it was completed 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-İzmir Motorway (including Osmangazi Suspension Bridge and Connection Roads) project is one of the biggest
infrastructure investments in Türkiye with its 7,5 billion USD value not including financing costs and VAT. Sections between Gebze Intersection and Bursa which includes Osmangazi Suspension Bridge have been completed and opened traffic on 01.07.2016 whereas the Bursa-İzmir section of the motorway was fully completed and opened to traffic as of 04.08.2019.
Orhangazi 4th Section between Km: 34+300 and 43+296 of the Gebze-Orhangazi-İzmir 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 tons of steel works was another section under the sole responsibility of Nurol was also completed in April 2016.
Last section under our responsibility at the project, Balıkesir - Kırkağaç - Akhisar Section between Km: 224+300 and 317+284 construction Works commenced in 2015 and parts of the sections between Km: 224+300 to 230+500 (Balıkesir West Intersection) and Km: 310+513 (Akhisar Intersection including Akhisar Access Road) to 317+284 were completed and opened to traffic as of March 2019. The section between Km: 230+500-310+513 was also completed and opened to traffic in August 2019. Within the scope of 93 km motorway, total of 35.000.000 m³ earthworks (cut-fill), 6 viaducts (with a total length of 4.454 m), 61 bridges, 58 underpasses, 202 box culverts, 6.500.000 tons of pavement works, 1 operation and maintenance area, 5 toll gates, 5 interchanges and 3 motorway service facilities were completed.
NUROL Tower Business Complex and Nurol Park projects were completed in 2016 and works for NUROL Life Multipurpose Complex Project were completed in 2017 under the scope of Nurol REIT’s 800 million USD investment in İstanbul. NUROL Tower 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 of 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.
Provisional acceptance for the civil works of Ilısu Dam and HEPP Project were completed in 2020. The project was constructed by an international consortium under the leadership of NUROL as a concrete faced rock fill dam with 24 million m³ dam body which generates 4,1 billion kWh energy per annum with 1.200 MW capacity. Ilısu Dam and HEPP has the second largest dam body in Türkiye, and it is the fourth largest dam in Türkiye in terms of installed capacity.
Final acceptance for the 136 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 completed in October 2018. Provisional acceptance for the 73,9 million TL supplementary works contract which was signed in April 2017 was also realized.
We had undertaken Eğiste Hadimi Viaduct Construction Works Project in 2016 pursuant to the contract signed with the General Directorate of Highways. Provisional acceptance of the project which has a current contract price of 243 million USD, was completed in 2022. Within the scope of the project, one of the world’s highest balanced cantilever beam viaducts with a length of 1,372 m and a total width of 25 m was built. The viaduct has 2 sides and 8 mid piers with heights ranging from 42 to 165 meters.
Provisional acceptance of three balanced cantilever viaducts was completed in scope of Yusufeli Dam Bridges Project which was undertaken in 2017. Current contract price of the project is 375,3 million TL. The bridges consist of 530 m long Şilenkar viaduct, 340 m long Yusufeli Dam Viaduct, 644 m long Tekkale (Hazuket) Viaduct and 695 m long Yusufeli Viaduct. Works were completed on Şilenkar, Yusufeli Dam and Tekkale Viaducts, and the Şilenkar and Dam Viaducts were opened to traffic.
Yusufeli Dam Bridges Supplementary Works contract was signed with 549 million TL for the remaining works. Construction works of a bridge to be built with the incremental launching method within the scope of the contract are continuing in accordance with the work schedule.
Construction works are ongoing at for Silifke- Mut Motorway Project that was awarded to Nurol Construction in 2017. Within the scope of the 504,6 million TL contract, 14,2 km two by two highways, 3 NATM tunnels with a total length of 6.860 m and a cable stayed Kılıç Arslan II Bridge will be constructed.
The Total value of completed work items for our Ordu Ring Road project reached the original contract price in 2015 and final contract price reached 550 million TL together with cost escalations and another 20% scope increase granted by the Employer. 6 double tube tunnels with a total length of 9,5 km, 7 viaducts with a total length of 3,7 km, 5 bridges and 7 intersections constitute the project scope of 2x2 lane 21,4 km long highway. Following the completion of the works within the scope of the contract, provisional acceptance was realized in December 2017 and the final acceptance was realized in December 2018. 10,7 km long section of Ordu Ring Road between Perşembe and Otogar Intersections were opened to traffic in March 2019.
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 were completed and provisional acceptance was realized in October 2017 and final acceptance was realized in October 2018.
Supplementary works of the project were also secured by the Joint Venture led by Nurol Construction. 584,5 million TL worth of supplementary works contract was signed in July 2017 and has been ongoing in accordance with the project schedule.
Within the scope of Ümraniye-Ataşehir-Göztepe Metro Line Project, which was secured and signed with İstanbul Municipality in 2017, construction of 13 km long double tube TBM tunnel, 2 train depots (NATM) and connection tunnels (NATM) are being implemented. The Project includes total of 11 stations distributed as 5 main shaft+tunnel type, 4 cuts and cover type and 2 tunnel type stations. At the end of the project, the completion of the metro route works under the contract worth 2.47 billion TL of the project, which has the capacity to carry 44,000 people in one direction per hour, will connect the 3 districts on the Anatolian side of Istanbul.
Yeşilyaka Housing Project construction works, which are being implemented in 2 stages and 6 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 on approximately 1.000.000 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 is ongoing in the first stage. Construction works at stage 2 which comprises another 472 villas, social facilities, and commercial areas on 625.400 m² land are ongoing in accordance with the schedule.
In October 2020 Nurol Construction signed 414 million TL contract for Çiğli Tram Line Construction Works project, which was tendered by İzmir Metropolitan Municipality. The project scope includes approximately 12 km long tram line with 15 stations, 6 transformer buildings, one of which is underground, 700 m in length tram bridge, electromechanical works, and extension of the platforms of the stops of the already in service Konak Tram Line. Çiğli Tram Line Project, which is one of the pioneering steps towards reaching the contemporary standards in public transportation, is planned to be completed in 2023.
In accordance with the contract for B1070 Test Building, which was signed with TUSAŞ in September 2022, steel structured test building with a closed area of 14.258 m² and a height of 60 meters and reinforced concrete administrative building is being constructed on a turnkey basis. It is foreseen that the project will be completed in 2023.
In Algeria, 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 together with additional works and quantity increases, the contract value is expected to reach 1 billion Euro upon completion. The Scope of the project includes construction of 48 km long motorway together with a 1,67 km long double tube tunnel, 21 viaducts, smaller engineering structures and drainage systems. Sections between Km: 0+000-2+000 and Km: 4+500-10+000 were completed and opened to traffic whereas construction works at the other sections are ongoing in accordance with the project schedule.
Boukhroufa Dam Project in Algeria which was secured in 2013 for 79,8 million USD, is located on the Boukhroufa Stream, 9 km south of the city of Bouteldja, with an aim 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 86 million m³ storage capacity. Within the project scope 2.100.000 m³ excavation, 4.900.000 m³ fill, 100.000 m³ concrete and 12.400 tons of steel works will be carried out. Contract value is expected to reach 165 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 an aim 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. Contract value is expected to reach approximately 110 million EUR upon completion.
In Romania, Nurol Construction has been awarded The Design and Execution of Subsection 3B5: Nusfalau-Suplacu de Barcau (Km: 66+500-Km: 80+054.044) Project which has critical importance in terms of connection of Romania and Western Europe. The contract which will last for 24 months, including 6 months for design and 18 months for construction, was signed in September 2020 for 395 million RON. The project consists of 13.5 km long highway designed as 2x2 lanes. The project includes design, earthworks, engineering structures, infrastructure transfers, bridge and overpass manufacturing, subbase and bituminous base hot mix productions. Within the scope of the project, engineering structures with a total length of 620 m, including 5 bridges and 7 overpasses, will be constructed. Works are planned to be completed in 2023.
The Gulf Region maintains its position to be an important focal point for NUROL Construction. Apart from our successfully completed twenty eight landmark projects, we currently have one ongoing project in United Arab Emirates.
300 million USD worth of Riyadh City South Phase-4 contract in Abu Dhabi was signed in September 2020 and it is planned to be completed in 2023. The scope of Infrastructure Works contract involves roads and paving, soft and hard landscaping, street lighting, potable water network, power network including substations, stormwater networks sewerage and irrigation network, telecommunication, monitoring and controlling center (mcc), service authority connections for 965 hectare and land development for 3.369 villas.
In Abu Dhabi, 359 million AED worth of highrise building contract for the construction of Corniche Tower Project completed in 2020. Project scope included construction of 4B+G+M+36+R floors Building for retail, office and residential purposes with a total construction area of 66.945 m².
In Dubai, we were awarded with five contracts within 2017 - 2018 period by EMAAR which is one of the biggest developers of the UAE. All of these projects were completed by 2022.
Emaar Beach Vista project contract was signed in 2018 for a price of 410 million AED. Tower 1 (G+M+5+33) & Tower 2 (G+M+5+26) residential towers over a common podium was constructed on Dubai Harbour and the project was completed in 2022.
Another superstructure project completed in 2021 is The Cove Buildings project which consists 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. The contract value of the project with a closed construction area of approximately 80,000 m² is AED 310 million.
406 million AED worth of residential project contract for construction of Creek Gate Towers, which consists of 33 and 40 storey twin residential towers over one common podium on Plot 32 of Dubai Creek Harbour with a total construction area of 100.889 m², was also completed in 2022.
In Georgia/Batumi, Sheraton Hotel, which was successfully completed and owned by our company receives high praises. Business development efforts in the region are still growing quickly.
Our business development activities within the scope of our overseas activities are rapidly progressing. Accordingly, we continue to work in Romania and Poland, the intersection point of Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, in addition to our initiatives in Gulf Region countries, especially Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman and Kuwait, North African countries such as Algeria and Tunisia, Sub-Saharan African countries including Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda, other countries such as Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Montenegro, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Pakistan and India.
NUROL Construction and Trading Co. carries the aforementioned works, along with the justified pride of its successful history, into the future with the same youthful and a dynamic spirit that it has maintained since its establishment.