Arabtec’s Lamar Project Progressing on Schedule

DUBAI — Arabtec Saudi Arabia and Alsaad General Contracting JV announced the completion of casting of the two raft foundations for the Lamar Towers, the tallest twin towers in the western region of Saudi Arabia. Lamar, a project being developed by Cayan International Company, and is worth approximately SR2 billion, and is progressing on schedule.

Foundation works are also being carried out in the adjoining podium areas along the tower foot prints that will incorporate the residential and commercial units, and a shopping mall.

“We have just poured over 11,100 cubic metres using almost 3,000 tonnes of steel, covering an area of approximately 4,000 square metre and approximately 3 metre in depth, and it was all orchestrated smoothly” Senior Project Manager Mehriz Abdo said.

The Arabtec slip-form system for the towers’ cores is already delivered tothe site and is being installed. Major plant and equipment have already been mobilised and are now in operation.

Lamar Towers incorporates futuristic architectural designs with twin glass towers aligned in a V shape. Tower 1 is G+73 floors and Tower 2 is G+65 floors and helipad with two basement levels including the mezzanine levels. The Towers incorporate residential and commercial units which will include shopping malls.

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