KSA awards $124.8mn Jubail and Yanbu utility deals
Construction contracts for water pumping station and tanks handed out.
Saudi Services for Electro-Mechanic Works Company has won two contracts worth $124.8mn (SAR 467.9mn) from the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) for utility projects near the Saudi Arabian industrial cities.
Under the first contract, the company will establish a pumping station for drinking water and construct four water tanks in the city of Ras Al-Khair.
The deal specifies that the contractor prepare, filter and develop the site, construct rainwater and flood drainage systems, undertake construction for collecting and transferring sewage water, distribute drinking water, and provide water for fire extinguishing and also for generating electric power.
Construction of a telecommunications system, an internal road network, a pumping station, water treatment for a chlorine station, a generator room, a Saudi Electricity Company equipment room, a substation and guard building are also specified.
The project is expected to take two years and two months to complete.
The company’s second contract is for the development of King Fahd Industrial Port’s power plant in Jubail industrial city and the design and supply for the lifting of power lines.
Its scope of the work includes providing additional power lines to the sub-power plant that is located in the port, including burying underground cables and strengthening the power plant’s capacity to 115/34.5 kV.
Other work required by the contract includes changing the path of the current upper transmission lines 230kV and 380 kV in Jubail 2 and replacing a set of singular insulation wires with double insulation ones.
The work on this project will take three-and-a-half years.
Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) chairman Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayan signed the two contracts.