Thursday, October 15, 2009

Dubai Pearl achieves major construction milestone

Pearl Dubai, developers of Dubai Pearl, a mixed-use luxury development, facing the Palm Jumeirah Island, has announced complete of concrete raft pouring at the Tower 2 (North Tower) of the development.

This marks a major construction milestone with installation of three of the Middle East's largest rafts on Tower 1, Tower 2 and Tower 3 of the iconic project.

The Contractors of the project, Al Habtoor Leighton, has utilized 300-plus workforce in each work shift, for two working days, to deliver the 11,000 cubic metre raft.

This latest construction milestone will permit commencement of works on the super structure for Towers 1 and 2, during the next couple of days.

Another 44,000 cubic meters of concrete will be poured into the foundation of the project, and about 10,000 tonnes of steel reinforcements would be utilized.

Situated opposite the Palm Jumeirah, the Dubai Pearl will offer wonder views of Arabian Gulf, with excellent amenities. It will shape a pedestrian-friendly 24-hour living city, boasting a range of commercial, residential, retail, hospitality and leisure elements.

It will also include a 1800-seater performing arts theatre, to meet the demands of Dubai's growing cultural calendar and will complement the project's entertainment offering.

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