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Thursday, 25 July 2019

Orascom, Besix to finish bulk of building Grand Egyptian Museum by end-2019

The Grand Egyptian Museum is close to being fully built, phase 3 project director Laurens Schokking told Construction Week. Concrete, steel works, mechanical, engineering, plumbing, and finishing work at the museum are all reportedly near completion, and the bulk of the building work is expected to be finished before the end of the year. Phase 3 construction is being undertaken as a joint venture between Belgian company Besix and Egypt’s Orascom Construction, which was awarded the tender in 2012.

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