Gulf Rock main sponsor at 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC 2017)

Gulf Rock was proud to be a main sponsor at the 4th Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC 2017) which was organised in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Gulf Engineering Union, hosted for 2017 by the SOE – UAE, regional delegates from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar. The opening ceremony was inaugurated by Eng. Dawoud Al Hajri, the ...

Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC) 2017

Dubai discusses industry concerns for the region By Shani Wallis, Editor, TunnelTalk Optimising the use of underground dimension and developing vital underground infrastructure within the environmental, social and economic circumstances of the rapidly expanding cities and states of the United Arab Emirates and the countries of the wider Arabian Gulf and Middle East region were among topics discussed when the …


Protection Works at Wadi Helu Archaeological Site

On January 25th 2017, Gulf Rock completed a delicate 2-month operation which involved the protection of the Wadi Helu Archaeological Site. By carefully placing a rock armor revetment along the wadi edge, the archaeological site located on the top terrace will remain undisturbed by the flowing wadi below which has eroded the wall over the years. A brief summary about ...

Sultan Al Qasimi to visit Khorfakkan – Sharjah highway project

SHARJAH, 8th February, 2017 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, expressed his great interest in Sharjah’s road network and infrastructure development projects for best facilitating the transportation of citizens and residents around the country, in compliance with comprehensive national development plans. This morning, he visited the Khorfakkan - Sharjah ...

Sharjah Ruler visits Khor Fakkan

SHARJAH, 12th May, 2016 (WAM) -- H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, today inspected Rifaisa Dam in Khor Fakkan. Sheikh Sultan was briefed on the dam and listened to the views of the population on future projects and services needed in the area. The Sharjah Ruler also inspected the Khor Fakkan-Shis ...

EFNARC certifications

When it comes to high quality shotcrete and spray applied membranes, experienced and qualified nozzlemen are critical to the application process as utilising well maintained modern machinery. Gulf Rock is proud to announce that Chris Gregory and Darron Buchner (of Gulf Rock) have recently completed and passed the EFNARC examiners course in Switzerland at the Hagerbach Test Gallery entitling them ...

Arabian Tunneling Conference & Exhibition 2015

Gulf Rock was proud to be a main sponsor at the 3rd Arabian Tunnelling Conference (ATC 2015) which was held between the 23rd - 25th November 2015 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This year's theme was "Innovative Underground Infrastructure - Challenges and Opportunities". The ATC 2015 proved to be a premier networking hub for over 500 experts and professionals in the Tunnelling and Underground ...
GRE Sandvik LH410

Underground Construction Fleet Enhancement

Gulf Rock is proud to offer leading Underground Construction Services and has recently enhanced its underground construction fleet with a Sandvik LH410 underground loader and a Sandvik DT1130-C Data jumbo. The units have arrived at the Groups head office and will be deployed to site once inspections are completed.

Gulf Rock nozzlemen receive EFNARC certification

Six Gulf Rock nozzlemen have received EFNARC certifications. The training was conducted over 2 days on 1st and 2nd September 2015 at our SKF4 Tunnel project in Khor Fakkan, and included theory and practical assessments. The course was conducted by an EFNARC certified trainer from BASF.  

Nepal Fund Raising Walk

Gulf Rock held a 1.8 km fund raising walk to show its continued support for Nepal. Starting from cut 7 and ending at the site offices. Gulf Rock would like to thank everybody who attended and for the donations made.