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Description of the Project
Client: Hitech F.Z.E
Contractor: System Construct

CRHI was appointed to carry out the design, value engineering, and site monitoring of a dust free environment lens factory in Jebel Ali Free Zone - Dubai. The client required that the whole design and construction be complete for client take over in a mere 6 months period.

The production unit of this factory was to be air tight with a particle size limited to 0.30 micron which required accurate supervision and installation of all production unit components. In order not to disrupt the calibration of the optical equipment the airconditioning system was carefully designed to minimise the velocity of air flow and yet keep the building in a pleasant working environment.

The building structural system was a reinforced concrete sway frame for the administration area, and structural steel portal frames spanning 26 m in the production area. These foundations were isolated footings on vibro-replacement ground improvement.