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Khansaheb Sykes has been delivering advanced pumping and ground water solutions for more than 160 years, and our hire services are regarded as world-class. We address our clients’ real-life challenges and present them with quick, expert, professional and cost effective solutions. Khansaheb Sykes has an expertise like no other in the Middle East, where we believe in serving you the best schemes irrespective of how big or small your project is.

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Pump Hire

For decades Khansaheb Sykes has partnered with thousands of customers from diverse industries including construction, water utilities, marine and oil refineries. Our extensive expertise in hire of pumps and groundwater control along with a specialist knowledge of dewatering stands us apart in the Middle Eastern market.

We provide you with the most widespread fleet of equipment which is available for hire all through the year. Our hire fleet is supported by innovative IT systems, the latest drilling rigs, self-owned vehicles and professional & experienced staff. The sheer breadth of our fleet enables us to handle virtually every conceivable need and application, be it clean water or sludge and slurry.

Whether it’s sump pumping, well pointing, deep wells, waste water treatments etc, we will help you define the optimal solution.

Our Pumps

Khansaheb Sykes offers the most widespread fleet of pumps for hire throughout the UAE and GCC region. From as low as 2” to up to 12” high performing pumps, we offer a solution to a broad range of needs.

General Purpose

The general purpose pumps have evolved over 150 years of heavy duty pump manufacture. These are specifically designed for arduous applications, using tried and tested components, selected to ensure maximum reliability. These machines are suitable to be used for long running times and need minimal supervision.

Super Silenced

We have designed the super silenced pump range keeping a clear focus on environmental issues such as sound diminution and fuel spillage. These are not only technically excellent but also very powerful, while operating at a much lower noise level. We have a large fleet of super silenced pumps ranging including 4”, 6”, 8” and 12” available for hire in the Middle East.

High Performance

Specifically designed for the most demanding performances, these high performance pumps offer a unique combination of features that provide improved performance, sustained high efficiency and total reliability. Typical applications include civil engineering, mining and quarrying, process industries, municipal engineering, sludge, slurries, irrigation etc.

Submersible Drainage

Sykes electric submersible pumps are ideal for dewatering at all kinds of construction sites from small building projects right up to largest of the civil engineering projects such as construction of dams, bridges, quarrying, tunnelling and open cast mining. They are very easy to handle and their huge capacity makes them ideal for shipyards, salvage brigades and many other industries and applications.

Submersible Wastewater

The electric submersible wastewater pumps are smooth running and vibration free. They are built from ductile cast iron. These hard working, precision devices work to maximum hydraulic efficiency. Due to their modular design they are inexpensive to maintain and you can be assured of a long, trouble-free performance.

Submersible Sludge

The electric submersible sludge pumps are ideal for sludge or water with large sludge content and contaminated liquids. These light, portable, hard-wearing machines are compact in design, reliable and simple to install and maintain. Like all our other products, you can be certain of a long, trouble-free performance.

Submersible Borehole

The submersible borehole pumps offered by Khansaheb Sykes are compact and powerful, easy to submerge and with the ability to perform well at greater depths. They are designed extra slim for wells from 100mm diameter.

Air Pumps

We offer you air operated double diaphragm pumps that guarantee leak-free pumping. They are available in a combination of aluminium, cast iron, or stainless steel wetted parts with a centre choice of elastomer option materials.


We have a wide range of specialist industrial diesel generators ranging from 30kW to 2000kW for any requirement. Our operations team will timely deliver, install and monitor the generators to ensure reliable and continuous performance throughout the period of usage.

Repairs and Services

The Sykes group has been eminent in the pumping industry for over 150 years, which is why we are able to serve you with unrivalled and comprehensive back-up solutions from all our service centres.

Pump Accessories

We offer you high-class durable accessories for hire or sale. Our range of accessories include a selection of high performance hoses, pipes, tubes, fittings etc.

Our Service

As industry leaders, Khansaheb Sykes provides you with a unique combination of professional advice, an extensive pump range, a wide choice of solutions, on-site support, complete end to end installation services, dedicated after-sales support and continuous pumping power, 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.

We guarantee top quality equipment and service provided by our fully trained expert engineers. Our ability to deliver to you anytime and anywhere within the Middle East stands us apart from other suppliers.

You can contact us for a no-obligation quote and free site survey for our engineers to determine the perfect solution for your requirement. Whatever the project, Khansaheb Sykes professionals aim at offering you tailored solutions for all your pump hire needs.


The Sykes group has been a prominent and trustworthy name in the pumping industry since its inception in 1857 by Henry Sykes. Since then it has evolved every day in terms of technology and resources and made its mark on this industry. All our staff undergo comprehensive training and are dedicated to their work, which sets them apart from other professionals. Since the very beginning we have been working closely with all our clients and other associates to deliver a service to you which is second to none.

Our operations in Middle East started in the year 1976, where Khansaheb Sykes was incorporated as a joint venture between renowned Khansaheb Civil Engineering and Andrews Sykes Group. Soon after, it was recognized by the industry for being one of the largest dewatering and pump hire companies in the UAE and GCC region. We have been continuously developing ourselves and our services to meet and exceed client expectations and deliver optimal solutions whenever needed.