DOHA, Qatar and DUBLIN, April 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
New contracts in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Doha total AED6 million
International engineering services provider Byrne Looby Partners has been awarded three new regional projects - the design of a new quay facility in Dubai Maritime City - an extensive geotechnical consultancy role for Aldar, one of Abu Dhabi's largest developers, utilities diversion and tunnelling design for Doha Metro's Green Line and Riyadh Metro's Line 5. The combined value of the three projects is around €1,500,000 (AED6 million). The announcement was made during the Enterprise Ireland Trade Mission to the UAE, KSA and Qatar led by Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Richard Bruton TD.
Byrne Looby Partners' team of experienced and responsive engineering experts specialise in delivering solutions for the water, marine, infrastructure and energy sectors. The firm entered the Qatari and Saudi market three years ago and has since opened offices in Dubai and Bahrain. The news demonstrates Byrne Looby Partners' successful growth in the Middle East and will lead to further employment in the region.
Welcoming the announcement Minister Bruton said: "I warmly congratulate Byrne Looby on this announcement. It is exciting and encouraging to see ambitious Irish companies like Byrne Looby successfully expand their presence in the Gulf States and I wish them continued success for the future."
Michael Looby, Managing Director, said: "Byrne Looby Partners are now established in the market place and we are seeing a steady flow of repeat business from our clients, which is a nice position to be in. We also have proven in-region capacity and can now compete for the design of complex engineering projects where we can deliver value and successfully win them, the Doha Metro Green Line being a good example of such a project."
The firm won the Deloitte 'Best Managed Company' award in 2014 and 2015, and an Engineers Ireland Excellence Award in 2014. Founded in Dublin, it has international offices in Cork, Belfast, Galway, Guildford and Manchester.
Brendan Flood, International Sales & Partnering Manager, Enterprise Ireland, who is accompanying Minister Bruton on the trade mission, commented: "Enterprise Ireland is committed to growing Irish exports to the Gulf Region to €6BN by 2020. It is through contracts of this nature that this target will be achieved."
The trade mission to the U.A.E, Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which has 63 Irish companies participating, continues until Friday 24th April 2015.
For more information visit http://www.enterprise-ireland.com/trademission
SOURCE Byrne Looby Partners