Apart from having a fleet of over 21 service cranes of 35 - 50 tonne capacity, the Dubai Dutch Foundation Company is well equipped with over 500 staff and latest high tech pile boring rigs firming its foundation deeper in the sands of UAE. Dubai's sister companies share the benefit of this impressive fleet and have been used in the execution of prestigious projects such as interchange IP -69 in Abu Dubai, L.N.G.
Giant tanks (99m. diameter)
in Ras Laffan and Westbay Complex for H.E.Shaikh Hamad Bin Jasem Bin Jaber Al Thani in the state of Qatar among others. The Dubai Dutch Foundation Company prides itself in having machines from some of the industry recognized European manufactures such as Bauer in Germany and Casagrande, CMV and Trivesoil from Italy. The machines range in size such that piles can be offered from 500mm to 2000mm in diameter and are capable todrill to depths of 65 meters. The fleet includes
- Bauer BG-30's
- Bauer BG-22's
- Bauer BG-14's
- Casagrande B250's
- Casagrande B125's
- Triviesoil 200, 160 & 140's
- CMV TH30
- Hitachi & P&H based CFA machines
- Bauer UBW08 anchor drilling machines
The company is continually investing in the latest boring rig technology and is currently placing order for new rigs in 2006
"One of the keys to our succes is self sufficiency", quips Khoury. "Our machines are maintained in our two fully equipped workshops in Al Quoz Industrial area and Jebel Ali Industrial Area; we maintain all our own support equipment such as excavators, Shovels, vibro hammers, low bed and trailers and we manufactuer our own drilling equipments such as augers, buckets, casings and even Kelly bars. "We are entirely self-sufficient", says Khoury.