EDESSA is an acronym for Engineering, Design and Environmental Services S.A.We are a leading engineering and environmental firm who has conducted numerous consultancy, design, supervision and contracting projects around the world. EDESSA was setup in November 2000 by taking over the activities of Dames & Moore, one of the largest US engineering firms, in Lebanon. Although the firm, as such, was setup in 2000, the EDESSA team has been operating in Beirut under the Dames & Moore name since 1993 and has conducted hundreds of projects in various engineering and contracting fields for dozens of clients in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
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- Business Type:
- Engineering service provider
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- Market Focus:
- Globally (various continents)
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EDESSA is a regional leading engineering and environmental firm who has conducted numerous consultancy, design, supervision and contracting projects around the world.
EDESSA was setup in November 2000 by taking over the activities of Dames & Moore, one of the largest US engineering firms, in Lebanon. Although the firm, as such, was setup in 2000, the EDESSA team has been operating in Beirut under the Dames & Moore name since 1993 and has conducted hundreds of projects in various engineering and contracting fields for dozens of clients in Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
Our fields of activities encompass a full spectrum of services in the areas of:
- Planning & Design,
- Construction Management,
- Real Estate consulting for acquisitions and development,
- Earth Sciences,
- Environmental Management,
- Specialized Contracting and Regulatory assistance.
The firm’s projects comprise a high degree of diversity including industrial facilities, commercial, tourist and residential developments, infrastructures, waste management, treatment facilities and natural resources development. Our clients include leading corporations and developers, businesses and industries in the private sector, public utilities companies, architects, engineers, contractors, financial institutions and governmental agencies.
Values & Objectives
Our objective is to deliver solutions on-time and on budget, helping commercial clients to add value to their businesses and assisting governmental and regulatory bodies in their decision and policy-making activities.
Our commitment to technical quality is reflected by our highly qualified team of professionals. We have the necessary balance of professional skills to support the development of project teams and the consulting capability to manage projects from concept to completion.
As a company, EDESSA has the expertise to take projects from:
- The earliest site evaluation stages,
- to conceptual design stages,
- through detailed design and
- Construction management and supervision
EDESSA is strongly committed to excellence in providing its clients with the highest quality of professional engineering services associated with uncompromised high ethical standards. As such, our company is committed to the following principles:
Quality Professional Services:
We are committed to becoming one of the leading Multidimensional Engineering consulting companies in the region. This is being accomplished through the highest quality professional service possible, provided by a talented team of highly experienced engineers, geologists, architects and urban planners. This team is committed to deliver constant quality and timely consultancy services and advice.
We, at EDESSA, consider our human resources as the most valuable and critical element in the success of this company. Therefore, we recruit and employ qualified professionals capable of contributing to achieving the goals of this organization.
Health, Safety & Environment:
We, at EDESSA, are committed to conducting our business with utmost consideration to the protection of the health and safety of our staff, contractors and clients and to the protection and preservation of the environment & natural resources.
As a Company, EDESSA considers client information confidentiality an integral part of its professional service. Therefore, we are committed to maintaining our client confidentiality requirements of information and data as to preserve and protect his moral, legal and financial interests.
EDESSA shall comply with all local and international governmental laws and regulations within its area of operation and shall remain up to date with developing legislation affecting the outcome of its services.
Timeliness and Value for Money:
We, at EDESSA, understand that tight deadlines are often imposed on projects. We will endeavor to deliver quality product on-time. We are also committed to delivering our services at competitive prices ensuring value for money for our clients.