daa has selected Sisk/Lagan Joint Venture (JV) to undertake its Dublin airport airside and landside civil engineering framework worth over €325m.
This fully integrated JV between respective engineering firms, John Sisk & Son and Lagan Aviation & Infrastructure Ltd, will utilise Sisk’s position as the leading building and civil engineering contractor in Ireland and Lagan’s position as a leader in worldwide aviation and airport infrastructure development.
The Airside and Landside Lot 1 framework is part of daa’s Capital Investment Programme 2020+ for Dublin Airport (CIP 2020+), which is designed to deliver continued growth over the medium term in line with Irish government policy.
This framework comprises civil engineering and infrastructure projects to upgrade the pavement, drainage and electrical systems at Dublin Airport’s boarding gate piers, aircraft stands, terminals, aprons, taxiways and the general airfield campus, in line with daa’s CIP 2020+.
Commenting on the selection, Ultan McCloskey, Director of Infrastructure, daa, said that Dublin Airport plays a vital role in connecting Ireland with the world, and daa has an ongoing requirement to invest in its infrastructure to achieve that mission.
“We are looking forward to working in partnership with leaders in building and civil engineering that have the people, processes and best practice to support our existing in-house teams,” Ultan McCloskey said. “Working with Sisk/Lagan Joint Venture (JV) to undertake our airside and landside civil engineering works will ensure we collectively deliver the capital investment programme required across Dublin Airport.”
Paul Brown, CEO, John Sisk & Son, commented: “Sisk/Lagan JV is delighted to be selected by daa to complete the Airside and Landside Lot 1 Framework at Dublin Airport. Sisk has a proud history of delivering first-class civil engineering projects in Ireland. We look forward to beginning our new working relationship with daa, Lagan and local communities to create a positive legacy at Dublin Airport.”
Steve Turner, Managing Director, Lagan Aviation & Infrastructure Ltd, commented: “Sisk Lagan JV looks forward to working with daa and the stakeholders to deliver the Airside and Landside Lot 1 Framework. Lagan has a long track record of delivering infrastructure projects in airports, and we look forward to working with Sisk on this framework.”