Kingdom Tower Project - Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Saudi Bauer awarded the Piling Works for the Kingdom Tower (One kilometre tower).
The Kingdom Tower - to rise in the northern district of the Saudi Arabian city of Jeddah - will succeed the Burj Khalifa (also founded on Bauer piles) as the tallest building in the world. At 1,001 metres, it will be the first skyscraper in the world to break through the kilometer mark.
The Kingdom Tower Piles shall extend to depths exceeding 100 meters.
The works are expected to commence in January 2013 and be completed by September, 2013.