NSCC–RSME JV to Bid for EPC Contracts in IRAQ

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 4th June 2014 – Robt.Stone (ME) LLC (RSME) is pleased to announce that it has signed a Joint Venture agreement with NSCC International Limited (NSCC), under the name of “NSCC-RSME” to exclusively bid together for projects of mutual interests beyond UAE with a particular focus on IRAQ.

The Joint Venture will primarily pursue EPC (Engineering, Procurement & Construction) Oil & Gas and Infrastructure Contracts with major focus on Pipeline and Plant Works. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi the joint venture will be represented in Iraq under NSCC International’s registered office in Basra, with access to each company’s expertise, technical know-how, equipment, support and resources.

Mr. V.K Madan, Chairman and Managing Director, Robt.Stone stated that: “We are very pleased with this transaction with NSCC, a strong partner who will enhance our capabilities and allow us to strengthen the customer base. We really hope to make some major breakthroughs with our collective efforts as this partnership will enable us to capitalize on the appealing opportunities in the Oil & Gas and related Infrastructure sector.

Robt.Stone (ME) LLC is a leading EPC, Infrastructure and Maintenance Contractor for Pipeline and Process Plant in the Oil and Gas sector in UAE It offers professional services to all major Oil & Gas operating companies and Infrastructure Developers in the region.

NSCC International, with more than 45 years of experience behind it, is a leading foundation engineering contractor in the region, providing turn-key ground engineering solutions, with expertise across a variety of essential disciplines including ground improvement, horizontal directional drilling (HDD) and marine works.

NSCC and Robt.Stone have a comprehensive Integrated Management Systems in place, with certified standards in Quality (ISO 9001:2008), Operational Health & Safety (OHSAS 18001:2007) and Environment (ISO 14001:2004), across its range of services.

Both parties are confident that this combination of capabilities and efforts will prove to be fruitful and look forward to announcing NSCC-RSME’s future achievements.