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About Infrastructure

About Infrastructure

During the last three decades, Descon has distinguished itself by successfully executing multi-disciplined projects which are of national importance.

Building upon its strengths and experiences from industrial construction projects, Descon’s Infrastructure Division of Descon has rapidly established itself as a key player in executing large-scale projects such as hydropower, dams, barrages, canals, and motorways. The three services which the Infrastructure Division is providing include EPC solutions, Construction and Value Added Construction. Descon’s Infrastructure Division holds the distinction of being the first ever local company to successfully design and build a dam with a complete irrigation system and allied facilities on EPC basis in Pakistan in 2004-05. We also hold the honor of being the first local company having the experience of the construction of a barrage having 1.1 million cusecs flow of water capacity, starting from scratch.

We are working in following sectors:

  • Hydropower
  • Dams
  • Barrages
  • Canals
  • Roads, motorways and bridges
  • Airports
  • Water treatment plants

Our team is equipped to handle:

  • Steel and RCC frame buildings
  • Earthworks
  • Gates and hoisting systems
  • Water retaining structures
  • Tunnels
  • Irrigation networks
  • Concrete lining
  • Heavy concrete structures foundations, piling and water proofing
  • Sheet piling
  • Drainage / Sewerage work
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Products & Services

Products & Services

EPC

Hydropower Projects (up to 75 MW)

Dams

Construction

Hydropower Projects

Irrigation Dams/Storage Reservoirs

Barrages

Canals

Roads, Motorways

Bridges

Airports

Water Treatment Plants

Value Added Construction

Hydropower Projects

Irrigation Dams/Storage Reservoirs

Barrages

Canals

Work Experience

Work Experience

18 MW Ranolia Hydropower Project
Project Title:18 MW Ranolia Hydropower Project
Location:District Kohistan
Scope of work:on of Power House, Forebay, Tailrace Channel, Penstock, Bifurcation and related Civil and Electrical and Mechanical Works.
Modification Of Syphon Spillway At Rasul Hydel Power Station Converting From Syphon To Gated Structure
Project Title:Modification Of Syphon Spillway At Rasul Hydel Power Station Converting From Syphon To Gated Structure
Location:District Mandi Bahaudin, Punjab
Scope of work:Modification of Siphon Spillway Converting from Siphon to Gated Structure. Dismantling Syphon portion of the structure along with overlying VR Bridge keeping the side walls intact. Making stop log arrangements for maintenance purpose
Satpara Dam - LOT C & HS
Project Title:Satpara Dam - LOT C & HS
Location:Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan,
Scope of work:Construction of Civil Works & Hydraulic Steel Works for the Dam & Powerhouse comprising, Dam, Spillway, Coffer Dam, Outlet & Intake Structures, Box & Circular Conduits, Surge Tower & Stilling Basin, Two Power Houses, Headrace, Fore Bay, Spill Channel, Penstocks, Gates, Trash Racks and Stop Logs. Detailed Design of Spill Way Gate, Stilling Basin Gate & Sub weir Gate with Allied Structure and Hoisting System.
Mangla Dam Raising Project
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project
Location:Mangla, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Mangla Dam raising project was raising of main crest level by 30 ft, from EI. 1234 ft to EI. 1264 ft. The main and emergency spillways were modified for the raised conservation level.
Mirani Dam Project
Project Title:Mirani Dam Project
Location:District Kech, Balochistan
Scope of work:Engineering, Procurement and Construction Works
Construction Of New Khanki Barrage
Project Title:Construction Of New Khanki Barrage
Location:District Gujranwala, Punjab
Scope of work:Main weir, under sluices, Silt excluder in first two bays of left under sluice, LCC head regulator, Bridge on main barrage, Bridge on head regulator.
Radial gates for barrage, Radial gates for LCC head regulator, Two fish ladders (left and right) ,Two divide walls (left and right), Two guide banks (left and right).
Instrumentation, Vibrating wire electronic piezometers, Stand pipe piezometers, New canal link for connection with existing L.C.C, improvement of existing approach roads, Sloping studs on left side downstream.
Rehabilitation Of Jinnah Barrage
Project Title:Rehabilitation Of Jinnah Barrage
Location:Kalabagh, District Mianwali, Punjab
Scope of work:Civil & Mechanical works
Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation And Modernization
Project Title:Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation And Modernization
Location:Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab
Scope of work:Construction of subsidiary weir at downstream
Grouting of Joints of Mass Concrete, removal of existing shattered skin and laying of about 3 ft. thick concrete overlay with nominal reinforcement.
Construction of Silt Excluder in the right pocket of barrage.of crest of Head Regulator of D.G Khan canal.
Provision of filter and pressure release pipes.
Detailed Design of rehabilitated Structure and hoisting System.
Rehabilitation Of SUKKUR BARRAGE
Project Title:Rehabilitation Of SUKKUR BARRAGE
Location:Sukkur, Sindh
Scope of work:Complete rehabilitation of Sukkur Barrage comprising of fabrication and erection works of river gates, canal gates and barrage cranes including electrical & instrumentation work.
Kachhi Canal Project - Contract Kc-03
Project Title:Kachhi Canal Project - Contract Kc-03
Location:Punjab
Scope of work:Construction of Head Regulator
Construction of Silt Excluder
Construction of 535 Feet New RCC Divide Wall
Construction of Main Canal RD 0 ~ RD 22
(1000 Feet Concrete Lined)Canal Structures Detailed Design of Spill Way Gate, Stilling Basin Gate & Sub weir Gate with Allied Structure and Hoisting System & Procurement of Electro-Mechanical Machinery.
Rainee Canal Project - Contract Rc-4
Project Title:Rainee Canal Project - Contract Rc-4
Location:Kashmore, Sindh
Scope of work:Construction of River Training Works, Head Regulator, Earthwork and Structures of Rainee Canal Detailed Design of Canal Gates, Allied Structure and Hoisting System
Ghotki Feeder Canal Project
Project Title:Ghotki Feeder Canal Project
Location:Kashmore, Sindh
Scope of work:Rehabilitation/Remodeling of Ghotki Feeder Canal
Establishing a modified hydraulic profile (Silt Clearance/ Berm Cutting)
Erosion protection works and embankment strengthening (Stone Pitching/ Earthwork)
Office accommodation at regulators
Replacement of 2 No. Cross Regulators
Replacement of 11 No. Head regulators of off- aking Distributary/ minor
Rehabilitation/Replacement of road bridges crossing the canals
Construction of Buildings
8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Preetabad
Project Title:8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Preetabad
Location:Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 8 MGD extendible upto 12 MGD Surface water treatment plant using flocculation, coagulation, calrification and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to Hyderabad city.
8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Halanak
Project Title:8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Halanak
Location:Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 8 MGD extendible upto 12 MGD Surface water treatment plant using flocculation, coagulation, calrification and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to Hyderabad city.
Offsite Facility for ENVEN 1.3, ENGRO Fertilizer Pakistan Ltd.
Project Title:Offsite Facility for ENVEN 1.3, ENGRO Fertilizer Pakistan Ltd.
Location:Dahrki, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 10 MGD well water treatment plant (On EPC basis) using flocculation, coagulation, calrification for the supply of clarified water to Engro Fertilizer Plant for process use.
Waste Water Treatment Systems at 450 MW UCH-II Combined Cycle Power Plant
Project Title:Waste Water Treatment Systems at 450 MW UCH-II Combined Cycle Power Plant
Location:Dera Murad Jamali, District Nasirabad, Balochistan, Pakistan
Scope of work:Descon was EPC contractor and its work included Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) for 450MW of Combined Cycle Power Plant. Waste Water Treatment Systems with Reverse Osmosis System and Raw Water Pre-Treatment System were part of the project.
Mangla Dam Raising Project (MDR - 28 A)
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project (MDR - 28 A)
Location:Mangla, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Construction of Works of Public Buildings in New City - Package 1.
Contract Package 3B Construction of part of Islamabad - Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Project Title:Contract Package 3B Construction of part of Islamabad - Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Location:Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Scope of work:Construction of motorway from Km 153+300 to km 154+400
Construction of Interchanges at Km 152+218 and at Km 154+400
Construction of Bridge over Shaikh Katha Canal, Culverts.
Pakistan Motorway, Islamabad - Peshawar Section  (M-1)
Project Title:Pakistan Motorway, Islamabad - Peshawar Section (M-1)
Location:Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Scope of work:Construction of 149 km of Six-lane motorway including construction of bridge over River Kabul.
Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Project Title:Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Location:North Waziristan Agency, FATA
Scope of work:Mangla Dam raising project was raising of main crest level by 30 ft, from EI. 1234 ft to EI. 1264 ft. The existing 454 ft high dam is an earth-fill structure with clay core and gravel and rolled sand stone shoulders. The main and emergency spillways were modified for the raised conservation level.
Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Project Title:Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Location:North Waziristan Agency, FATA
Scope of work:Construction of civil works, Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of hydraulic steel, mechanical and electrical works.
Mangla Dam Raising Project  Construction Of 10 Mgd Water Treatment
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project Construction Of 10 Mgd Water Treatment
Location:Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Setting up of 10 MGD Surface water treatment plant using cascade aerator and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to New Mirpur City.
Karachi Water Supply Improvement Project Hub And Pipri Water Treatment Works And Manghopir Pump Station.
Project Title:Karachi Water Supply Improvement Project Hub And Pipri Water Treatment Works And Manghopir Pump Station.
Location:Manghopir, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Design, supply, erection and commissioning of mechanical, electrical and process plant at the Hub Water Treatment Works, the Pipri Water Treatment Works and the Manghopir Pumping Station. The contract was awarded to Biwater International Limited, a UK based large scale water and Wastewater Company. Descon worked for the detail design and layout of the plants alongwith the provision of all necessary information to permit the design of the associated civil works.
Construction Of (C&D Type) Housing Complex
Project Title:Construction Of (C&D Type) Housing Complex
Location:Lahore
Scope of work:Construction of Housing Complex (C&D Type) including Infrastructure Development Works.
Dams

Work Experience - Dams

Satpara Dam - LOT C & HS
Project Title:Satpara Dam - LOT C & HS
Location:Skardu, Gilgit Baltistan,
Scope of work:Construction of Civil Works & Hydraulic Steel Works for the Dam & Powerhouse comprising, Dam, Spillway, Coffer Dam, Outlet & Intake Structures, Box & Circular Conduits, Surge Tower & Stilling Basin, Two Power Houses, Headrace, Fore Bay, Spill Channel, Penstocks, Gates, Trash Racks and Stop Logs. Detailed Design of Spill Way Gate, Stilling Basin Gate & Sub weir Gate with Allied Structure and Hoisting System.
Mangla Dam Raising Project
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project
Location:Mangla, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Mangla Dam raising project was raising of main crest level by 30 ft, from EI. 1234 ft to EI. 1264 ft. The main and emergency spillways were modified for the raised conservation level.
Mirani Dam Project
Project Title:Mirani Dam Project
Location:District Kech, Balochistan
Scope of work:Engineering, Procurement and Construction Works
Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Project Title:Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Location:North Waziristan Agency, FATA
Scope of work:Mangla Dam raising project was raising of main crest level by 30 ft, from EI. 1234 ft to EI. 1264 ft. The existing 454 ft high dam is an earth-fill structure with clay core and gravel and rolled sand stone shoulders. The main and emergency spillways were modified for the raised conservation level.
Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Project Title:Kurram Tangi Multipurpose Dam (Stage-1)
Location:North Waziristan Agency, FATA
Scope of work:Construction of civil works, Design, supply, installation, testing and commissioning of hydraulic steel, mechanical and electrical works.
Mangla Dam Raising Project  Construction Of 10 Mgd Water Treatment
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project Construction Of 10 Mgd Water Treatment
Location:Mirpur, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Setting up of 10 MGD Surface water treatment plant using cascade aerator and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to New Mirpur City.
Hydropower

Work Experience - Hydropower

18 MW Ranolia Hydropower Project
Project Title:18 MW Ranolia Hydropower Project
Location:District Kohistan
Scope of work:on of Power House, Forebay, Tailrace Channel, Penstock, Bifurcation and related Civil and Electrical and Mechanical Works.
Barrages

Work Experience - Barrages

Construction Of New Khanki Barrage
Project Title:Construction Of New Khanki Barrage
Location:District Gujranwala, Punjab
Scope of work:Main weir, under sluices, Silt excluder in first two bays of left under sluice, LCC head regulator, Bridge on main barrage, Bridge on head regulator.
Radial gates for barrage, Radial gates for LCC head regulator, Two fish ladders (left and right) ,Two divide walls (left and right), Two guide banks (left and right).
Instrumentation, Vibrating wire electronic piezometers, Stand pipe piezometers, New canal link for connection with existing L.C.C, improvement of existing approach roads, Sloping studs on left side downstream.
Rehabilitation Of Jinnah Barrage
Project Title:Rehabilitation Of Jinnah Barrage
Location:Kalabagh, District Mianwali, Punjab
Scope of work:Civil & Mechanical works
Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation And Modernization
Project Title:Taunsa Barrage Emergency Rehabilitation And Modernization
Location:Dera Ghazi Khan, Punjab
Scope of work:Construction of subsidiary weir at downstream
Grouting of Joints of Mass Concrete, removal of existing shattered skin and laying of about 3 ft. thick concrete overlay with nominal reinforcement.
Construction of Silt Excluder in the right pocket of barrage.of crest of Head Regulator of D.G Khan canal.
Provision of filter and pressure release pipes.
Detailed Design of rehabilitated Structure and hoisting System.
Rehabilitation Of SUKKUR BARRAGE
Project Title:Rehabilitation Of SUKKUR BARRAGE
Location:Sukkur, Sindh
Scope of work:Complete rehabilitation of Sukkur Barrage comprising of fabrication and erection works of river gates, canal gates and barrage cranes including electrical & instrumentation work.
Canals

Work Experience - Canals

Modification Of Syphon Spillway At Rasul Hydel Power Station Converting From Syphon To Gated Structure
Project Title:Modification Of Syphon Spillway At Rasul Hydel Power Station Converting From Syphon To Gated Structure
Location:District Mandi Bahaudin, Punjab
Scope of work:Modification of Siphon Spillway Converting from Siphon to Gated Structure. Dismantling Syphon portion of the structure along with overlying VR Bridge keeping the side walls intact. Making stop log arrangements for maintenance purpose
Kachhi Canal Project - Contract Kc-03
Project Title:Kachhi Canal Project - Contract Kc-03
Location:Punjab
Scope of work:Construction of Head Regulator
Construction of Silt Excluder
Construction of 535 Feet New RCC Divide Wall
Construction of Main Canal RD 0 ~ RD 22
(1000 Feet Concrete Lined)Canal Structures Detailed Design of Spill Way Gate, Stilling Basin Gate & Sub weir Gate with Allied Structure and Hoisting System & Procurement of Electro-Mechanical Machinery.
Rainee Canal Project - Contract Rc-4
Project Title:Rainee Canal Project - Contract Rc-4
Location:Kashmore, Sindh
Scope of work:Construction of River Training Works, Head Regulator, Earthwork and Structures of Rainee Canal Detailed Design of Canal Gates, Allied Structure and Hoisting System
Ghotki Feeder Canal Project
Project Title:Ghotki Feeder Canal Project
Location:Kashmore, Sindh
Scope of work:Rehabilitation/Remodeling of Ghotki Feeder Canal
Establishing a modified hydraulic profile (Silt Clearance/ Berm Cutting)
Erosion protection works and embankment strengthening (Stone Pitching/ Earthwork)
Office accommodation at regulators
Replacement of 2 No. Cross Regulators
Replacement of 11 No. Head regulators of off- aking Distributary/ minor
Rehabilitation/Replacement of road bridges crossing the canals
Construction of Buildings
Water Treatment

Work Experience - Water Treatment

8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Preetabad
Project Title:8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Preetabad
Location:Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 8 MGD extendible upto 12 MGD Surface water treatment plant using flocculation, coagulation, calrification and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to Hyderabad city.
8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Halanak
Project Title:8.0 MGD Filter Plant at Halanak
Location:Hyderabad, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 8 MGD extendible upto 12 MGD Surface water treatment plant using flocculation, coagulation, calrification and sand filteration process with chlorination of the filtered water for the supply of drinking water to Hyderabad city.
Offsite Facility for ENVEN 1.3, ENGRO Fertilizer Pakistan Ltd.
Project Title:Offsite Facility for ENVEN 1.3, ENGRO Fertilizer Pakistan Ltd.
Location:Dahrki, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Setting up of 10 MGD well water treatment plant (On EPC basis) using flocculation, coagulation, calrification for the supply of clarified water to Engro Fertilizer Plant for process use.
Waste Water Treatment Systems at 450 MW UCH-II Combined Cycle Power Plant
Project Title:Waste Water Treatment Systems at 450 MW UCH-II Combined Cycle Power Plant
Location:Dera Murad Jamali, District Nasirabad, Balochistan, Pakistan
Scope of work:Descon was EPC contractor and its work included Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) for 450MW of Combined Cycle Power Plant. Waste Water Treatment Systems with Reverse Osmosis System and Raw Water Pre-Treatment System were part of the project.
Karachi Water Supply Improvement Project Hub And Pipri Water Treatment Works And Manghopir Pump Station.
Project Title:Karachi Water Supply Improvement Project Hub And Pipri Water Treatment Works And Manghopir Pump Station.
Location:Manghopir, Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Scope of work:Design, supply, erection and commissioning of mechanical, electrical and process plant at the Hub Water Treatment Works, the Pipri Water Treatment Works and the Manghopir Pumping Station. The contract was awarded to Biwater International Limited, a UK based large scale water and Wastewater Company. Descon worked for the detail design and layout of the plants alongwith the provision of all necessary information to permit the design of the associated civil works.
Roads

Work Experience - Roads

Contract Package 3B Construction of part of Islamabad - Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Project Title:Contract Package 3B Construction of part of Islamabad - Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Location:Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Scope of work:Construction of motorway from Km 153+300 to km 154+400
Construction of Interchanges at Km 152+218 and at Km 154+400
Construction of Bridge over Shaikh Katha Canal, Culverts.
Pakistan Motorway, Islamabad - Peshawar Section  (M-1)
Project Title:Pakistan Motorway, Islamabad - Peshawar Section (M-1)
Location:Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway (M-1)
Scope of work:Construction of 149 km of Six-lane motorway including construction of bridge over River Kabul.
Buildings

Work Experience - Buildings

Mangla Dam Raising Project (MDR - 28 A)
Project Title:Mangla Dam Raising Project (MDR - 28 A)
Location:Mangla, Azad Kashmir
Scope of work:Construction of Works of Public Buildings in New City - Package 1.
Construction Of (C&D Type) Housing Complex
Project Title:Construction Of (C&D Type) Housing Complex
Location:Lahore
Scope of work:Construction of Housing Complex (C&D Type) including Infrastructure Development Works.
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