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Khansaheb Sykes teams up with Dubai’s RTA on internal roads project

With the high-profile construction of new internal roads in Nad Al Sheba 2 making good progress, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has turned to Khansaheb Sykes to assist with the laying of stormwater drainage pipeline.

The infrastructural development has been commissioned with the intention of easing traffic flows and improving road safety, with work officially beginning towards the end of last year.

New connecting roads are currently being built to serve the entire area, with two new entry/exit points for Al Manama and Nadd Al Hamar Streets due to enhance links with the rest of the neighbourhood. read more

Assisting infrastructural developments throughout the Middle East

Khansaheb Sykes has a long history of supporting the construction sector across the United Arab Emirates. We’re very well-known for our unrivalled dewatering expertise in addition to the other services we offer, which include a full range of climate control equipment and pumps for both sale and rent.

Our Abu Dhabi branch was awarded three consecutive projects from a client who is rightly considered a pioneer in the field of construction. A solution was required to remove groundwater across a site spanning more than 8,500 square metres. Each phase was related to an individual block of residential property, with our efforts helping to ensure that construction work could commence. read more

Infrastructural solutions company turns to us for dewatering assistance

It’s been a very positive start to the year for Khansaheb Sykes, as we joined forces with Al Ansari to undertake the dewatering required for the construction of foundation work ahead of a new processing application being built in Oman.

Our client was uncertain of the best way to approach a potentially complex project, so our engineers went down to have a look.

This assessment allowed us to propose a solution that would overcome some challenging ground conditions, with a significant pump rental agreed. read more

United Arab Emirates celebrates Golden Jubilee

The UAE is currently enjoying a four-day public holiday commemorating the country’s historic Golden Jubilee, with National Day on 2 December marking 50 years since the Emirates were founded.

Celebrations will begin with Commemoration Day today, prompting a number of festivities and special events to acknowledge the landmark anniversary.

More than half of UAE residents are expected to take a domestic vacation during this period – the majority of whom have indicated that Dubai will be their destination of choice. read more

Generational construction project reliant upon expertise of Khansaheb Sykes

The $1.37billion Shindagha Corridor is a five-phase project currently being undertaken by Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority. Aimed at improving various local roadways in the heart of the city, the development is expected to be completed in 2025.

The construction of a new underpass has now reached a critical stage, with a series of perimeter deep wells recently put in place to help tackle the presence of groundwater on site.

A number of Khansaheb Sykes engineers have assisted this process, recommending and installing a complex pumping arrangement to enable safe excavation. We also considered the need to remove groundwater pressure on the back side of a watertight cofferdam, providing greater stability for the shoring system. read more

Government authority acquires dewatering solution ahead of the rainy season

It’s not unusual for Khansaheb Sykes to work with some of the Middle East’s biggest companies and organisations, with our name and brand synonymous with quality across the territory.

That’s why we are in a position to enjoy repeat business from many of our customers, including UAE government sectors who continue to put their trust in our esteemed range of dewatering pumps.

A government department recently committed to purchasing a number of our WP150-60 and GP200 pumps, and these how now been dispatched from our yard in Dubai in preparation for the upcoming rainy season. read more

Abu Dhabi petroleum company purchases dewatering solution

At Khansaheb Sykes, we are known for the quality of our equipment and the range of solutions available for customers to hire and purchase.

These factors, combined with the professionalism of our engineers, are among the reasons we are the go-to choice for clients across a broad spectrum of industries – including the oil and gas sector.

Last month, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) contacted us looking to buy a pump that could be used as a dewatering mechanism as and when required.

We proposed a Sykes hydraulic submersible unit complete with an H100S wet end, highlighting some of the benefits offered by this particular pump. Often used as an alternative to diesel driven pumps, this Hydraset is ideal for locations where a power source is unavailable or where low noise operation is essential. read more

COVID-19 update

The health and wellbeing of our customers and staff remains our highest priority.

We are continuing to observe the latest developments relating to the COVID-19 virus and are taking the necessary actions to provide our staff and customers with the best solutions to the changing situation. Many of our staff are now working from home and we are ensuring that deliveries and site visits are carried out as safely as possible.

We have a large stock of dewatering pumps and associated accessories available for rental or sale, along with specialist HVAC equipment, air conditioners, ventilation fans, dehumidifiers and chillers for larger applications provided by our sister company Andrews Sykes Climate Rental. read more

Heaviest rainfall since 1996 necessitates Khansaheb Sykes’ help in UAE

Heavy downpours across the United Arab Emirates have brought much of the country to a standstill, breaking a 24-year record for rainfall in the region. The impact has been so severe that the Ministry of Infrastructure Development has allocated 20 task forces to monitor the situation, with people fearing for their businesses and livelihoods.

A spokesman for the federal authority explained: “The teams have been assigned to deal with three main tasks, which include the drainage of waterlogged roads, removing mud and heavy debris, as well as repairing roads that may have been damaged by the rain.” read more

Electric Motor Driven Road Towable Dewatering Pumps by Khansaheb Sykes

Khansaheb Sykes the Middle Eastern arm of “Sykes Pumps” have been providing the most reliable and efficient dewatering pumps throughout the Middle East for over 4 decades, making us the leading dewatering pump supplier in the MENA region, with continued support of a network of distributors throughout the GCC.

Dewatering Pumps are commonly fitted with Diesel Engines, however, a Dubai Government Department requested bespoke Sykes 8” dewatering pumps on a road towable trailer with an Electric Motor as the prime mover. read more