SWISSBORING OVERSEAS PILING CORPORATION LTD. was incorporated in Switzerland in 1952 and established its Arabian Gulf Office, in Dubai, in 1973. lt has since applied the specialized expertise on about 5000 soil investigation, underpinning and grouting projects and over 2000 piling/shoring projects in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Sultanate of Oman. Swissboring Gulf has extended its activity also to East Africa.
SWISSBORING became one of the TREVI Group companies in 1999 and does beneflt from additional expertise and performance of this worldwide soil engineering operating growing Group.
In keeping with the decentralized nature of the Group operating companies, Swissboring Gulf has tailored and will still tailor its services to the requirements of the local market. lts activities are therefore concentrated within the following spheres:
Secant Piles, Retaining Walls
Shoring works by "H" Beams
Rock and Ground Anchors
Rapid Dynamic Compaction
Swissboring Gulf incorporates a work-force of about 500 employees such as Managers, Engineering and Administration staff, technicians, rig-operators, drillers, grout-boremasters, mechanics, electricians, welders, store-keepers and others.
Swissboring maintains a fully equipped workshop in Dubai which is capable of machining many of the items used on our sites. A staff of mechanics, electricians and welders are constantly on call and have been responsible for reducing downtime on sites signifìcandy.
Aflìliated to the workshop is a large store facility. which distributes and controls supplies to all operational sites in the region.
The technical department located in our Dubai office is capable of handllng any aspect of Foundation and Geotechnical design works.
Many of the piling/shoring works that we have undertaken are based on Swissborlng designs, which have eventuated in considerable savings in time and materials to our clients.
Off-shore projects have been successfully carried out in association with reputed partners speialized In maritime services.
Our membership with TREVI Group allows us direct access to the expertise and skilled manpower resources of a highly specialized, multinational, contracting organization.
SWISSBORING does also benefit from the assistance and expertise of the sister company Soilmec, member of TREVI Group, and manufacturer of specialized machinery and equipment for soil engineering foundation, water well and soil research drilling. There is therefore no undertaking within our scope of activities that we cannot successfully accomplish.
Trevi Group is a world leader in all-round underground engineering and operates through its two subsidiaries Trevi and Soilmec. The Trevi Division carries out special foundations, soil consolidations and geotechnical works for all kinds of infrastructures (subways, dams, ports and docks, bridges and viaducts, railway and motorway lines, industrial and civil buildings) and secures polluted sites, while the Soilmec Division designs, manufactures and markets machinery, plants and services for soil engineering.
Founded in Cesena in 1957, the Group has about 65 companies and is present in about 90 countries with its dealers and distributors. Among the reasons for the success of the Trevi Group are its internationalisation and the continuous integration and interchange between its two divisions.
Among the many projects that have left an indelible mark in the history of the sector are: the consolidation of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, the foundation works for the new World Trade Center in New York, the consolidation of the Wolf Creek Dam in the USA, the consolidation of the LPV-111 levee in New Orleans, that was destroyed by hurricane Katrina, the recovery of the Costa Concordia, the new Copenhagen metro, the Four Frankfurt business centre in Frankfurt and the new Paris metro line.
In 2016, the Group was awarded the work to secure the Mosul Dam in Iraq, facing and overcoming an extremely complicated technological, organisational and logistical challenge that received the DFI Outstanding Project Award in 2022.
In 2022, the Group was awarded the works for the futuristic project “The Line” in Saudi Arabia, the foundation and consolidation works for the North East Link Project, the Victoria State Tunnelling Project in Melbourne, Australia, and the construction of the consolidation and drainage curtain of the Rogun Main Dam Foundation in Tajikistan, one of the highest dams in the world.
Trevi-Finanziaria Industriale S.p.A (TreviFin) has been listed on the Milan Stock Exchange since July 1999. TreviFin is listed on Euronext Milan.
TREVI operates in the execution of specialised works in the field of underground engineering, always obtaining excellent results, and it supplies services with high added value and with high profitability margins.
SOILMEC manufactures plants and rigs that are used for foundation engineering. Its products are the result of a forty-years experience, and are tested under the most difficult conditions in the works the Group carries out all over the world through the TREVI Division.