EGYPT: Arab Contractors has awarded Fugro a contract to undertake geophysical and geotechnical investigations for the second phase of the Cairo Monorail project.
Fugro is to deploy up to 15 geotechnical drilling rigs along the 43 km route of the planned Giza to October 6 City line. Advanced testing of the soil samples will take place in Fugro’s laboratory in Cairo.
The Cairo Monorail project covers the October 6 City route with 12 stations as well as a 54 km route connecting east Cairo with the New Administrative City. It is being undertaken by Bombardier Transportation and local partners Orascom Construction and Arab Contractors under a deal announced last year.