Wade Adams is a full-service general construction and project development company with the resources and expertise to handle projects of any size, location or complexity.

Interchanges, Tunnels & Highways

Wade Adams is an international authority on tunnels, interchanges and highways. With an in-depth knowledge of working in multi-terrain environments, Wade Adams’ technology and methods are globally recognised as the industry benchmark.

Water Supply, Drainage & Sewerage Systems

As rapid urbanisation increases, so is the demand for potable water and sewerage services. Wade Adams has the infrastructure, experience and expertise to install the required pipelines, pumping stations and complete sewerage networks.

Infrastructure for Residential Complexes

Wade Adams is a world leader in constructing infrastructure for residential complexes. It pioneers new technology, streamlines operations, and implements advanced project management systems to overcome challenges, both on and off site.

Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing Systems (MEP)

Wade Adams has one of the best-equipped MEP divisions in the Gulf region. Offering both standalone services and integrated solutions, we have executed MEP works in major infrastructure projects for power agencies, transmission and distribution networks, and water treatment plants.

Marine Works

Our experience in this field encompasses dredging and reclamation work, shoreline protection and rock armouring, beach formation, breakwaters and groynes, coffer dams, sea wall construction, piers, jetties, pilling and overwater bridges – and all necessary utilities and services.

Dam Construction

We are experts in the field of dam building. As well as having an in-depth knowledge of working in multi-terrain environments including mountainous land, we are highly skilled in the use of explosives.

Bulk Earthworks & Grading

Wade Adams carries out substantial bulk earthworks and grading activities in varied environments, for both infrastructure projects and separate large-scale earthmoving contracts.

District Cooling & Chilled Water Systems

Wade Adams is helping the region to keep its cool with its specialist district cooling services. Qualified engineers, fabricators and welders are appointed for every project and given access to specialised equipment for testing and commissioning as required.

Residential, Industrial & Building Complexes

Wade Adams is helping to define the skyline of cities across the Gulf with its portfolio of innovative, creative and visionary buildings.

Irrigation, Landscaping & Theming Works

Our expertise goes beyond urban infrastructure. From theme parks to wildlife sanctuaries, we have the construction skills and resources to make every client’s vision a reality.

Airport Construction

Wade Adams is a trusted construction partner for airport projects, both big and small. It has the resources and industry expertise to anticipate and overcome the unforeseen challenges that are commonly faced in airport construction.

Oil & Gas

Wade Adams Middle East has been active in the oil and gas sector since 1999, when it established the wholly owned company Union Energy. In a joint venture with another Sharjah-based group, Union Energy formed the National Oil Storage Company (Nosco), which owns an oil and bitumen terminal within Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone.

Jogging & Cycle Tracks

Wade Adams is collaborating with RTA and visionary leaders, in providing and establishing world-class leisure infrastructure facilities in the UAE.

About us

Wade Adams has been at the forefront of the construction industry in the Gulf region for almost 40 years. We design, innovate, build and develop: it’s what we know and do best.

Group President Message

It all began for Wade Adams over 40 years ago with a small fleet and team in the African continent – and today I am enormously proud of our growth to become one of the top contractors in the Gulf region.

Awards & Accreditations

Wade Adams is proud to be publicly recognised for its innovation, environmental initiatives and diverse construction services.


We believe that sustainability is not just about reducing our impact on the environment, it’s also about making a positive difference to the people living and working within our buildings and developments.

Facilities & Resources

Wade Adams is well equipped to meet all the requirements of its diverse client base. From manpower to machinery, the company has the in-house facilities and resources required to handle construction projects of any size.


As an equal opportunity employer, we recruit both globally and locally to build a diverse team that is united in a mutual desire to drive our business forward.

Group Companies

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Wade Adams (Middle East) Limited

Wade Adams (Middle East) Limited is at the head of a family of construction and engineering companies across the GCC. Since its launch in 1976, Wade Adams has grown its portfolio as a holding and management company to include the following:

  • Wade Adams Contracting (LLC) Dubai, UAE (since 2001); formerly the Union Transporting and Contracting Company (UTCC & UTCC-Wade Adams) (since 1976)
  • Wade Adams Ready Mix Concrete Manufacturing (LLC), Dubai, UAE (Since 2019)
  • Wade Adams Contracting (Cyprus) LTD, Nicosia, Cyprus (Since 2019)
  • Wade Adams Hellas S.M.S.A, Hellas (Since 2020)
  • Wade Adams Sharjah (LLC), Sharjah, UAE (since 2002)
  • Wade Adams Emirates, Abu Dhabi, UAE (since 2011)
  • Gulf Consolidated Contractors WLL (GCC), Qatar (since 2003)
  • Hilal Bil Badi & Partners Contracting Company WLL (HILALCO), Abu Dhabi, UAE (since 1993)
  • Union Energy Inc., BVI; registered as a branch in HFZ, Sharjah, UAE (since 1998)
  • Wade Adams Q Construction and Trading W.L.L, Qatar (Since 2023)

Wade Adams has been in the construction business for over 40 years, and has grown from a small family-owned company into a leading contractor for the Middle East.

Its roots date back to 1976, when a prominent local family founded the Union Transporting and Contracting Company (UTCC). The name may have changed, but the company remains bound together by the family-based values of its founders.

Today, Wade Adams works across the commercial, industrial and residential sectors, specialising in all aspects of design and build, EPIC and employer construction services. It has built up an impressive portfolio of large-scale projects across the region, including airports, dams, roads and bridges, district cooling, residential infrastructure, and utility networks.

The company is on track to become one of the largest and most successful construction companies in the Middle East. With a firm order book of Dhs 4 billion (USD 1.1 billion) as of the end of 2015, it has a team of more than 11,000 employees, and strategic investments in land, buildings (including its own labour camps), plants and equipment.

Wade Adams (Middle East) Ltd meets international standards for quality and safety, and is certified by Bureau Veritas with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 and ISO 45001:2018. The company is registered in and operates under the laws of the British Virgin Islands.


Corporate and Project Management Office, Dubai

P.O. Box 4337
14th – 15th floor, Vision Tower,
Business Bay, Dubai, UAE

Tel: +971 4 453 5000
Fax: +971 4 450 8087


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