23 November 2022 Dubai, UAE:

  • AG Engineering awarded Best Project Delivery Award for Etisalat’s Jebel Ali Data Centre by e&
  • Elevated to ‘Partner’ status, the award-winning building and infrastructure company will support e&’s efforts towards driving the Connectivity Renaissance, in line with the country’s Fourth Industrial Revolution Strategy.

AG Engineering, part of the Construction & Services sector of Al Ghurair Investment, one of the largest diversified family business groups in the UAE, has been awarded “Best Project Delivery” by e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group) as part of its Partner Recognition Ceremony. In addition to the prestigious award, AG Engineering has been elevated to “Partner” status in recognition of its commitment to e&’s vision.

The accolade recognises AG Engineering’s work on e&’s Data Centre in 2021, a mega-project valued at AED 650+ million. Committed to excellence, AG Engineering delivered the 26,000 sqm Jebel Ali campus with a 4,000 sqm white space capacity of 12.4 MW, the most sophisticated facility of its kind in the UAE. As a Datacentre specialised contractor, AG Engineering optimised design solutions through innovative and reliable design ideas including AI and IOT technologies, with the project delivered in record timelines.

AG Engineering also implemented several sustainable solutions and achieved the LEED certificate for the project. Furthermore, as a result of more than 6.5 million safe manhours, AG Engineering was awarded a Five Star in the Occupational Health & Safety Audit and the Sword of Honour recognition from the prestigious British Safety Council, one of the firsts in the Middle East’s construction industry.

As a partner, AG Engineering will play a bigger role in contributing towards the Group’s Digital Connectivity efforts across the nation, in line with the country’s 4th Industrial Revolution Strategy.

Commenting on the occasion: K. Jacob John, CEO, AG Engineering, said: “We are proud to be recognised for our work and honoured to be entrusted as partners by e&. Connectivity has proven to be critical for the world, its economies and societies, in the recent years and as such it is our responsibility at AG Engineering to support its enablers in the age of “Connectivity Renaissance”. We look forward to continued collaboration with e& and its future partners as we build our way into a better-connected future, serving our wider communities on their journey in the digital age.”

e& is the brand representing the UAE telecoms pillar of e& (formerly known as Etisalat Group), operated by Etisalat UAE. Since 1976, Etisalat by e& has pioneered new technologies and brought these to new people and new places. First as the Emirates’ telephone company, today as the technology and investment group, e&. With over 46 years of experience and operating in 16 countries across Middle East, Asia, and Africa, e& enriches the lives of 159 million customers every day. In line with its refreshed strategy, Etisalat UAE is on a mission to unlock shareholder value, deliver outstanding customer experiences and drive optimal business performance.

The management and the team at AG Engineering has been closely associated with Etisalat on various construction projects for over four decades. AG Engineering specialises in construction services, and infrastructure projects and has successfully executed major iconic projects across the region, building an impeccable track record in the industry.

With a diverse range of capabilities, AG Engineering has successfully completed design and build of multiple data centres, and EPC of large district cooling plants as well as infrastructure projects in oil fields, airports, and industrial facilities.

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