GATE has been awarded the EPC contract for the Kazakhstan Kashagan power plant new units.

The contract for the construction of the units of Kazakhstan Kashagan Natural Gas Power Plant to be built for the Tranche-3 Project has been awarded to GATE (a subsidiary of GAMA with 50% share) by AGIP KCO on 18th of September 2009.

The project is undertaken on EPC basis with a total amount of 172 million USD and will be completed in 31 months. The scope of works to be performed by GATE include engineering, procurement and construction of Gas Turbine and Diesel Generator Building, installation of 2 each 42 MW gas turbine generators and 3 each 6 MVA diesel generators supplied by AGIP KCO, extension of 110 KV switchyard, supply of 2 each 11/110kV 65 MVA and 2 each 20 MVA transformers, engineering, procurement and installation of HVAC, piping, electric power systems.

GAMA is again among the top international contractors.

McGraw-Hill/Engineering News Record (ENR) Magazine has announced the Top 225 Contractors of the World in 2009 and GAMA has been ranked as the 66th biggest International Contractor. The companies are ranked based on the construction revenues in the international market. Gama was the 60th biggest in 2008.

In 2009, 31 Turkish Contractors in which GAMA is the second, took part within the top 225 companies, the second highest number after the Chinese companies.

GAMA has also been ranked as the 145th biggest contractor (just the same as it was in 2008) in the Global Contractors list as per the revenues of the companies both at home and international market.

The sectoral evaluation of the companies in 2009 will be issued in the Global Sourcebook of ENR in December 2009. In the sectoral rankings GAMA appears as the leading industrial plant contractor in Turkey and takes part in the global short lists -the first 10-15 contractors – especially in the power and industrial plant construction.