Arab Contractors Considering 6 Tunnels in Suez Canal Project

Egypt’s leading construction firm, Arab Contractors Company (AC) announced it will participate in digging the new Suez Canal and Suez Canal development project, according to Mubasher reported.

The company began studies of executing six new tunnels to serve the new canal; three in Port Said and three others in Ismailia. It is also considering sending its dredgers to the project.

The state-run company will take a main role in digging the six tunnels, in cooperation with Orascom, and will help in the development of Suez Canal and operating the new Canal, said Mohsen Salah, Chairman Arab Contractors.

He added that his company’s role is a major one, and that digging one tunnel is considered a separate project for the company, which means the company will contribute with 6 projects in parallel.