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Dron & Dickson, specialist in design, supply and maintenance of hazardous area electrical equipment has announced two strategic partnerships with agents in North Africa and the United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi based providers of on and offshore construction, consultancy and support services, Al Yaseah Group and SeaHarvest, one of the foremost suppliers of products and services to the upstream oil and gas industry in Egypt and North Africa, are to act as agents for Dron & Dickson.

The partnership agreement, which covers the provision of services including rope access and the supply of electrical materials, will assist Dron & Dickson in accessing the important African and Middle East markets whilst also facilitating a wider product offering for both the partner companies.

Colin Maver, operations director at Dron & Dickson said: "This is an important step forward for Dron & Dickson and these partnerships signify the company’s further expansion into the export market.

“Al Yaseah and SeaHarvest are recognised as leaders in their respective fields and their commitment to quality and service is well known throughout the industry. We are very much looking forward to working with them and believe that this will be an extremely beneficial agreement for all parties.”

Dron & Dickson employs more than 200 people off and onshore. It has a network of wholesale bases in the UK in Aberdeen, Hull, Lowestoft and Stirling to ensure it can provide a rapid response to client need.


As well as targeting growth in the Oil & Gas sector, Dron & Dickson operates in the renewables and decommissioning markets. The company also works in additional sectors of industry ranging from pharmaceuticals to distilleries.

Services provided include design, specify, supply, install, test, commission, maintain and repair of electrical equipment in hazardous areas both on and offshore; Steel framing and cable management system upgrades, compilation and implementation of hazardous area strategies, and general electrical support to operators and contractors.