Dutco McConnell Dowell

Dutco McConnell Dowell Middle East (DMDME) has been active in the Middle East for nearly 35 years. We are a local contractor with international expertise in delivering technologically challenging projects safely, on time and to the Client’s satisfaction. We have registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.

Dutco McConnell Dowell, a joint venture company between Dutco and McConnell Dowell is a World-Class Engineering, Construction & Maintenance Company, a multi-disciplined contractor delivering innovative projects, using engineering skills to assess the risks and devise cost-effective solutions to overcome the projects challenges, and is internationally certified for Safety, Quality and Environmental practices.

The core competencies of the group in the Middle East are Pipelines, Civil, Mechanical & Piping, Electrical & Instrumentation, Fabrication, and Tunnelling and Underground.


DMDME is proud of its long standing track record in delivering projects throughout the Middle East region over a wide range of industries:

  • Oil & Gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Power
  • Water
  • Industrial
  • Mining & Metals


Middle East offices are located in:



Dubai, UAE

Dutco McConnell Dowell (ME) LLC was formed in 1978 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates and focusses on the oil and gas and heavy industrial (aluminium) sectors.

Dutco McConnell Dowell Fabrication LLC formed under an Industrial Licence as a new separate company this year in July 2013 has been involved in Carbon & Stainless Steel and Aluminium fabrication work since 1998 when the present facility was initially built at the Jebel Ali site.

Civil, marine and tunnelling opportunities are now pursued through active networking with both current and prospective clients.

Recent projects completed/in progress:

  • DEWA Ring Main 2 Gas Pipeline for DUSUP (Dubai Supply Authority)
  • 48” BP Pipeline Tie-in Construction Project for UGTC (United Gas Transmission Company)
  • Naptha Hydrotreater Reformer Project for ENOC Processing Company
  • Fabrication and Mechanical Works for Potline 56B Expansion for DUBAL (Dubai Aluminium Company)
  • Gas Pipeline from Sajaa to Hamriyah Free Zone for UGTC (United Gas Transmission Company)

Fabrication - Recent project completed/in progress:

  • Shop Fabricated Tanks for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Platework Package for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Busbar Fabrication (232 units) for EMAL (Emirates Aluminium)
  • Busbar Fabrication (704 Units) for QATALUM (Qatar Aluminium)
  • Steel tools fabrication for EMAL (Emirates Aluminium)
  • Ducting & sections fabrication and plate works for KEMPE
  • Truck loading station facility fabrication for EMAL (Emirates Aluminium)
  • Startup equipments fabrication for QATALUM (Qatar Aluminium)
  • Shop fabricated tanks for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Platework and building structural works for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Grizzly panels & supports fabrication for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Truck feeder fabrication and Electrical equipments supply to Bariq Mining Limited
  • Hydrualic truck loading system fabrication for Bariq Mining Limited
  • Pipe spools, supports and steel work for Danieli Corus B.V.
  • Bins, Hoppers, Tanks, Chutes, SS Tanks and structural steel work for Outotect
  • Pipe spools and supports fabrication for Weatherford
  • Bus bar fabrication (704 units) for QATALUM (Qatar Aluminium)
  • Steel supports (temporary crossover)fabrication for EMAL (Emirates Aluminium)
  • Pipe spools and supports fabrication for DUSUP (Dubai Supply Authority)

Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

In 1993, McConnell Dowell Abu Dhabi LLC was formed for executing projects in Abu Dhabi, under the local sponsorship of H.E. Mohammed Ahmed Khalifa Al Suweidi.

We are currently registered with the following Government companies:

  • ADNOC (Abu Dhabi National Oil Company)
  • GASCO (Abu Dhabi Gas Industries Limited)
  • TAKREER (Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company)
  • ADCO (Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Operations)
  • ADMA-OPCO (Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company)
  • ADWEA (Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority)
  • Critical National Infrastructure Authority (CNIA)

Recent projects completed/in progress:

  • Installation of Busbars, Potshells and Superstructures for EMAL Aluminium Smelter
  • Casthouse Equipment and Piping Installation for EMAL Aluminium Smelter
  • Crucible Cleaning Shop Installation for EMAL Aluminium Smelter
  • Relocation of 14” Gas Pipeline for International Petroleum Investments Company (IPIC)
  • Taweelah - Fujairah Pipeline for Dolphin Energy (supply of manpower and equipment to assist in the timely completion of this project)
  • Transco 400kV Underground Cables Circuits Between Bahia and Saadiyat Grid Stations for Prysmian.
  • Yard Establishment, Construction & Commissioning of ECL Equipment for ECL France

State of Qatar

State of Qatar

Dutco McConnell Dowell (Qatar) LLC was formed in 2009 under the local sponsorship of INTERGROUP (International Group Co).

Recent projects completed/in progress:

  • Installation of Reduction Cells and Potroom for QATALUM
  • Services for Cleanup and Repair of Frozen Cells for QATALUM
  • Relining Plant for Relining Facility for QATALUM
  • Installation of 3 Walkway Bridges at Powerplant for QATALUM

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

McConnell Dowell has been operating in Saudi Arabia since 1991 under the local sponsorship of Abdul Mohsen Sulaiman Al Moushegah.

Projects executed in the Kingdom:

  • Gas Distribution Project for NGDC (National Gas Distribution Company)
  • Ras Tanura To Dhahran Refined Products Pipeline for SAUDI ARAMCO
  • Control & Ancillary Buildings for SAUDI ARAMCO
  • Control System Replacement For Riyadh Refinery No. 2 for SAUDI ARAMCO
  • Sadafco Dairy Plant for Danish Saudi Dairy Company
  • Jeddah SWRO II Desalination Plant for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
  • Hawtah to Pump Station 3 Oil Pipeline for SAUDI ARAMCO
  • Reduction Area Mechanical & Pipijng , Ras Al Zwar for Ma’aden
  • Out of Kingdom Engineering & Procurement Contract Works for Reduction Area Mechanical and Piping , Ras Al Zwar for Ma’aden



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Projects - Middle East

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