Kuala Lumpur, 26 January 2015 – Eversendai Corporation Berhad, a specialist structural steel contractor has been awarded a contract worth RM184 million by Reliance Industries Ltd of India. The scope of work for fabrication will be undertaken by Eversendai’s fabrication facilities in Malaysia, Dubai and India and is scheduled to be completed by April 2016.
The RM184 million contract is for the supply of steel materials, connection design, engineering and fabrication for the construction of the Dhirubhai Ambani International Convention and Exhibition Centre (DAICEC) in Mumbai. DAICEC will be a mixed-use development located within the Bandra Kurla Complex, a commercial zone in the heart of Mumbai. It will house various facilities including a convention and banqueting facility; exhibition halls; a performance arts centre with a seating capacity of 2,000 people and would be capable of hosting international events and rock shows; premium service apartments; as well as prime retail and high-end commercial spaces.
Tan Sri A K Nathan, Executive Chairman and Group Managing Director of Eversendai, said, “Having already built many iconic landmark structures, we take great pride in having secured the structural steel works contract for a prominent project like DAICEC of Reliance Industries Ltd. This is a highly anticipated project in India and reaffirms Eversendai’s continued success in winning landmark projects based on our good reputation. As we aim to move to new frontiers, the Group views this contract as a milestone achievement as India has the potential of becoming one of Eversendai’s growing and more exciting markets in the coming years. It is also a major breakthrough for Eversendai as it allows us to strategically position ourselves for future contracts with Reliance Industries Ltd in India”.
With its outstanding track record for delivering highly complex structures in a timely manner whilst prioritising quality and safety; a diversified order book; long-standing relationship with clients whilst being led by a strong and experienced management team, Eversendai is poised to continuously strengthen its competitive position through market expansion.
Tan Sri A K Nathan concluded by saying, “We are confident that our stellar reputation, as a result of our hard work over the past 3 decades will help us in winning new contracts as we capitalise on the many opportunities in the Asian region. Leveraging on our extensive experience and expertise; including the management and execution of large-scale projects, we are proud that we have developed comprehensive project management competencies while building an experienced team. It is our goal to sustain the faith and confidence of all our stakeholders in our capabilities and ability to deliver”.
In line with its tagline, ‘Towering – Powering – Energising – Innovating’, Eversendai is continuously looking at delving into new opportunities in inter-related industries whilst maintaining its commendable performance and track record.