AHCEC is a Saudi Arabian Company, established in 2012 by the split of AMCDE to KBR-AMCDE and AHCEC.
AMCDE is a merger of CDE (Consulting and Design Engineering ) and AME (Abdullah Al Moaibed Engineering). Prior to the merger, CDE had been providing multi-discipline engineering services since 1965 and AME since 1982. With this long experience, AHCEC can provide a full range of engineering services including conceptual design, front – end engineering design, detailed design, and project management.
AHCEC is a capable of handling Architectural & Building Services, Urban Planning, GIS & Survey, Traffic & Transportation, Power Transmission & Distribution and Project Management – Construction Supervision – Manpower Supply projects.
Is to provide a mixture of innovation in every engineering, planning, project management and surveying project we undertake.
AHCEC is owned by two prominent Saudi Arabian Engineers, Azmi Abdulhadi and Abdullah Al Moaibed, whose personal knowledge, drive and experience have enriched the company and enhanced its fast progress.
After several years as a Government Relations Officer in SGRR and Aramco since 1950, Mr. Azmi pursued higher education and graduated in Civil Engineering from University of Texas, USA, in 1963. Immediately after graduation, he worked with Aramco for a short period and then joined Getty Oil Company (now Saudi TEXACO) in Mina Saud as an E.M&C Superintendent. In 1965, Mr. Azmi established Consulting & Design Engineering (CDE). The Ministry of Commerce and Industry granted CDE license for Engineering Consultancy work and license for Surveying work. The firm has designed numerous projects in the private sector such as palaces, Villas, schools, and other projects in surveyors and later owned and operated materials laboratories to render services to contractors and government departments. Mr. Azmi also the co-founder and Board member for Al-Shifa Medical Syringe Factory, KSA. Advance Pharmaceuticals Manufacturing Co. Jordan, SEAMA, a Real Estate investment firm in Morocco, Palestinian Development & Investment Company (PADICO) in West Bank and Gaza, Real Estate Development Co., Jordan. In January 2001 he joined hands with Mr. Abdullah Al-Moaibed to establish AMCDE.
Mr. Abdulla graduated from Seattle University, USA with a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering in 1974. Starting as a site engineer in Basic Chemical Industries (a company co-founded by his father) in Dammam. He quickly moved to be its Technical Director, then Board Member in 1980. During this period he was part time Site Inspector of the Real Estate Development Fund. In 1979, together with one partner, he established National Fruit Juice Company (Danah Juice). As the Managing Director of the company, he was involved in the complete design, construction and whole operation of the plant. In 1982 he established Abdulla Al-Moaibed Engineering (AME) in Al Khobar as a successor to Arabian Business Management Services (ABMS) which has been operating since 1973 and won a GES contract with Aramco in the same year. He led the firm during this period to establish its good standing with Saudi Aramco, and at the same time diversified its activities into other areas such as SCECO, Kemya, Ar-Razi, Petrokemya, Unilube, and to the private sector to design hospitals, real estate developments private housing and other projects. In 1987, and in addition to being the Principal of AME, he carried a new responsibility as Chairman of Basic Chemical Industries in Dammam. In January 2001 he joined hands with Azmi Abdulhadi and established AMCDE.
Mr. Khalifa Al Hawas graduated from Tulsa University, USA with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering in 1969. He started his career with Saudi Aramco Company as a Petroleum Drilling Engineer, shortly. From 1969 to 1974 he worked as a Drilling Engineer involved in developing oil wells in several Aramco Southern Area fields such as Abqaiq, AinDar, Haradh and Hawiyah. In 1975 he shifted to Production & Reservoir Engineering to continue pursuing his development program to become a Professional Petroleum Engineer. During this transition, he spearheaded the development and enhancement of the Oil Reservoirs productivity, applying the latest and modern practices, thus furthering its capacity and its maximum production capability, which is the main objective of any successful Petroleum Engineer. After accomplishing the full dedicated Professional Petroleum Engineer in 1989, Mr. Hawas decided to go to a more challenging area which was the Oil Producing Facilities. His desire was accomplished and was assigned to several Aramco Northern Area producing facilities such as Zuluf, Marjan and Safaniyah until his early retirement from Aramco in 1998. In January 2000, Mr. Hawas joined AME as a Project Manager. In January 2001, AME merged with CDE and established AMCDE. Mr. Hawas continued to play a big role as a project manager in AMCDE, until the creation of the newly named AHCEC where he became a Director and Partner in the Company.
Mr. Alaa Abdulhadi graduated from University of Central Florida,Orlando- USA with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Technology in 1995. He started his career with CDE (Consulting & Design Engineering) as a Mechanical Engineer from 1995 to 2000; he was assigned various technical, supervisory and administrative activities where he participated in several projects mainly serving Saudi Aramco. In 2001 he moved to AMCDE as project engineer and he evolved in the management of several projects in the commercial finishing contracting business. Mr. Alaa plays a big role in promoting and administrating government sector project and is currently the Director of Technical Services business line in parallel to being a Partner in AHCEC
was established in 1965 as an independent Saudi Company in Dammam by Mr. Azmi Abdulhadi. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry granted CDE License No. 13 for Engineering Consultancy work and License No. 5 for Surveying. Since its inception, CDE was organized to provide special integral services in the field of engineering. In 1971, the Company’s technical services were extended to the Arabian American Oil Company (ARAMCO, now known as Saudi ARAMCO) and it was the first Saudi Engineering firm approved under the General Engineering Services (GES) Contract.
Was incorporated on May 31, 1982 under License No. 482 as an independent Company of consultants, AME and its predecessor, Arabian Business Management Services (ABMS) have been operating in the Kingdom since 1973. AME held an Aramco General Engineering Services Contract from the date of its incorporation until 1988 and another contract until the present time.
Is a Saudi Arabian Company, established by the merger of CDE and AME. With a combined total of more than seventy years of experience. AMCDE can provide a full range of engineering services including conceptual design, FEED, detailed design and project management. AMCDE have a multi-national team working in compliance with an ISO 9001 Certified Quality Management System to provide high quality, cost effective engineering solutions throughout the Gulf Region.
AMCDE Spun off its Industrial Engineering unit serving the Hydrocarbon sector to be the nucleus of a partnership with KBR, creating a new entity under the name KBR-AMCDE. This entity will serve the Hydrocarbon sector in KSA, providing engineering and project management services to major clients such as Saudi Aramco, SABIC and others.
In Dec. 2011 The Saudi-based 'Azmi AbdulHadi & Abdullah AlMoaibed Consulting Engineering Co.' (AMCDE) Oil, Gas & Petrochemical units were spun-off to create a new professional engineering company with Kellogg Brown & Root (KBR) and established a new company (KBR-AMCDE) in response to Saudi Aramco's GES+ initiative, providing multi discipline engineering services including conceptual design, detailed design, and project management in a fashion that meets Saudi Aramco's high quality requirements and procedures. The new entity has been established with a vision to expand its services to cover all the Saudi Hydrocarbon sector then to expand to other sectors within Saudi Arabia and beyond as opportunities arise in the region and as capacity is built.
AHCEC was born with all non-industrial divisions of AMCDE under a new name to meet various regulatory and business requirements. AHCEC maintains all internal structures and policies of its predecessor keeping the same level of quality and performance expected by the original founders
was created to leverage the knowledge and experience the owners have amassed over four decades in serving the market in the engineering services arena and diversify their portfolio of services and investments. The vision is to serve the local market by entering into partnerships & joint ventures (JVs) with other local, and international companies that are not only experienced in their appropriate fields, but are also reputable by the quality of their services. The services that AMCL is targeting to offer through the various JVs and partnerships are:
Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) for specialized technologies serving various sectors
Technical Support Services (Manpower, testing & commissioning, project management, staging, inspection)
Manufacturing of specialized elements for the industrial sector in all its varieties and segments
Turnkey solutions for various products and services, further information will be provided as and when JVs are established
Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Road, Rakah
Dammam Highway, Al-Khobar, KSA
P.O. Box : 3594, Al-Khobar 31952
Tel: +966 13 85 888 77
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