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Ducab Dubai Cable Company

Ducab, or Dubai Cable Company, is a power cable manufacturing company that supplies cables to the UAE and Middle East region, and further afield to countries including Hong Kong and India. Some large projects which Ducab has supplied power cables to include the Bahrain Formula 1 track, Burj Dubai, Delhi Metro, Dubai Metro, Gasco Ruwais, Lulu Island Bahrain, Palm Jumeirah, Ras Laffan Qatar, The Dubai Mall.

Dubai Cable Company (Private) Limited was established in December 1977 by Sheikh Rashid Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, the Ruler of Dubai at the time, in partnership with BICC Cables (UK). Construction of the Jebel Ali factory started June 1978, and was finished May 1979, with the official opening on 24 November 1979.

30 March 2009 - Ducab HV DEWA ADWEA joint venture

Ducab announced a joint venture with the Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and the Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) to establish an HV cable manufacturing plant in Jebel Ali, expected to open by end of 2010 (information from Ducab press release 30 March 2009).

23 March 2009 - Ducab 2008 financial performance (press release)
Ducab sales figures
Year Revenue Change Production Change
2011 AED 4.9 billion?      
2009     110,000 tonnes  
2008 AED 3.3 billion +38% 80,000 tonnes +23%
2007 AED 2.4 billion   65,000 tonnes  
2005 AED 1 bilion      
2003 AED 530 million      
2000 AED 400 million      
1992 AED 200 million      
1988 AED 100 million      
1987 AED 70 million      
1983 AED 23 million      
Ducab production facilities

Ducab has three cable factories in the UAE, with production capacity of 110,000 copper tonnes of low, medium, and high voltage cables, which should be up to 140,000 tonnes after Ducab HV comes online in 2010 (but according to the Gulf News 31 March 2009, Ducab has an "annual capacity of 250,000 cables tonnes"). Manufacturing plants are:

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