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, registered in 1995, is the holding and/or management company of the following;

  • Wade Adams Contracting (L.L.C.), Dubai, United Arab Emirates (since 1991) (formerly Union Transporting and Contracting Company (UTCC) (since 1976))
  • Wade Adams Sharjah (L.L.C.), Sharjah, U.A.E. (since 2002)
  • Wade Adams Emirates, Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. (since 2011)
  • Wade Adams Oman, Muscat, Oman (since 2009)
  • Wade Adams Libya, Tripoli, Libya (since 2009)
  • Wade Adams (Bahrain) W.L.L., Bahrain (since 2003)
  • Wade Adams Saudi Arabia, Riyadh, KSA (since 2011)
  • Gulf Consolidated Contractors W.L.L.(GCC), Qatar (since 2003)
  • Hilal Bil Badi & Partners Contracting Company W.L.L.(HILALCO), Abu Dhabi, U.A.E. (since 1993)
  • Union Energy Inc., BVI, registered as a Branch in HFZ, Sharjah, U.A.E. (since 1998)

The roots of Wade Adams Contracting (L.L.C.) go back to 1976 when a prominent local family formed Union Transporting and Contracting Company (UTCC). Even today many of the senior management team of erstwhile UTCC continue to serve Wade Adams in various capacities.

Wade Adams Group specialised in all aspects of Design and Build, EPIC and Employer designed to build construction services. Wade Adams has a proven track record in executing Airport Infrastructure, Buildings, Dams, District Cooling, Energy, Industrial, Landscape and Theme, Marine, MEP, Road and Bridges, Residential Infrastructure and Utility Network projects.

The Company works to high standards and stringent HSE requirements as is evident by the certification of the integrated management systems of all Group Companies to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by Bureau VERITAS.

Wade Adams has a firm order book of approximately AED 2.38 billion (US$ 647 million), an employee force of over 10,000 and strategic investments in land, buildings (including its own labour camps to house the large workforce), plant and equipment and is in an enviable position to consolidate its position as one of the major contractors in the Gulf region and take on further challenges.

Wade Adams (Middle East) Limited is registered and operates under the laws of the British Virgin Islands.

Wade Adams (Middle East) Limited

Omar Hodge Building
Wickhams Cay 1, P. O. Box 313,
Road Town, Tortola
British Virgin Islands

Corporate and Project Management Office, Dubai

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

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