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Event during 20th Century
1947 Dutco formed by the late Mr. Yousuf Baker
50s / 60s During the 1950’s and 60’s the Dutco Group was continuing to develop into a key Organization providing a transport trading and construction capability to meet the needs of the Emirate of Dubai.
1976 Mina Jebel Ali Project, the world’s largest man made port commences with the Dutco Group securing the contract.
Dutco formed Business Communication LLC as a joint venture with Cable & Wireless UK.
1977 Established Modern Freight Co. LLC.
Dutco formed Dutco Tennant Middle East as a joint venture with Tennant Industrial Exports.
1978 Our two Specialist Engineering Contractors BKG and McConnell Dowell are formed to meet the increasing demands of an ever-growing city.
1981 Dutco opens the world famous Jebel Ali Hotel & Golf Resort and the unique Hatta Fort Hotel
1983 Mina Jebel Ali Port Construction is completed.
Dutco Tennant became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Dutco Group.
1984 Dutco Balfour Beatty LLC is formed following the Completion of the project.
1986 Dubai Airport Arrivals & Departures Terminal were completed by DBB and BKG.
Acquisition of MEISG by DT to form Electro Mech Supplies.
1988 Fire Systems contracting Division started in BCL.
1989 DBB and BKG are part of the Project Team to participate in the successful Dubai Airshow Project.
The first of its kind in the region.
1991 BK Gulf and McConnell Dowell win contracts in Kuwait after the end of the Gulf War.Dutco Group formed Dutco Trading and Contracting Company in joint venture with International Group, Qatar and established offices in Doha
1993 BCL Fire Contracting transferred to BKG.
1994 DBB & BKG successfully completed the Jebel Ali ‘G’ Desalination and Power Station.
1996 / 1997 DBB secure the Dubai Quality Award.Top Cargo Agent Award for Emirates – MFC.Mc Connell Dowell secures work in Azerbaijan & Georgia.

The Palm Tree Court at Jebel Ali Hotel opened for business.

1998 Cargo Centre for Modern Freight opens for business 10/7/98.Opening of Oasis Beach Hotel.Jebel Ali Hotel is renamed to Jebel Ali Hotel & Golf Resort.
1999 DBB/BKG are involved in the Wild Wadi Theme Park.

20th Century Photo Album

Jebel Ali Harbour

Hamriya Harbour

Ajman Creek Development

Hassah Marina

Dubai Airshow

DIA Terminal Development

Jebel Ali G Power Staion

Al Maktoum Bridges

Emirates Training Centre

Exhibition Halls- DWTC

Island & Temp bridge – Burj Al Arab

Interchange at Oud Metha Road

Al Ali Tower

Jebel Ali Golf Resort & SPA

National Bank of Dubai

Tawi Us Saig Appartments

Duty Free Warehouse

Improvement of Sheikh Zayed Road

Dubai Ship Docking Yard

Wild Wadi Aqua Park

DIM Club

UAE Frontier & coastguard Maintenance Base