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Zamil wins $36mn order to supply steel for pylons

Saudi firm to produce lattice steel towers and low-level gantries.

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Saudi building materials company Zamil Industrial has landed a $35.9mn (SAR134.5mn) order to supply steel for new electricity pylons in Saudi Arabia.

The Dammam-baseed company was chosen by Middle East Engineering and Development Co (MEEDCO) ro produce new lattice steel towers and low-level gantries.

These will be used in the Kingdom's northern region on a new transmission line running between Tabuk and Tabarjal.

The contract will begin in the fourth quarter and is expected to last for 16 months, completing at the end of 2015.

More than 26,000 tons of steel will be delivered by the firm's subsidiary, Zamil Towers & Galvanizing Company.

"This contract award makes Zamil Towers & Galvanizing a key participant in the infrastructure development of Saudi Arabia," said Osama Bunyan, chief operating officer of Zamil Industrial.

"We anticipate smooth cooperation with MEEDCO and SEC as we work to provide the finest products and services for use in this important endeavor."

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