Majan Electricity inks contracts worth over $18mn
Omani utility hands out nine deals to upgrade power infrastructure across its network.
Majan electricity Company handed out nine contracts worth in excess of OMR 7mn ($18.2mn) last Thursday for power infrastructure improvements across the company's distribution network in the North Batina region as well as Al Dhahirah and Al Buraimi.
The first tender involves setting up a station in the city center of Al Buraimi with two feeders and land cables, with the tender valued at OMR 922,560.
The second contract is worth OME 949,630 and involves building a substation in Al Jafrah with the capacity of capacity of (2x20KVA) in North Batinah.
The third is to build Al Mukhailif 2 substation in the north of Al Batinah with the capacity of (2x20KVA) valued at OMR 825,075.
The fourth is for building the Saham Substation with the capacity of (2x20KVA) valued at OMR 37,760. The tenders will be carried out by civil contracting companies.
Al Jood Contracting won two contracts for the expansion of the Wadi Habib station from (6x2) to (10x2) in North Batinah for 761,500, and to build the Humbar station with the capacity of (3x20 KVA) in North Al Batinah for OMR 1.170Mn.
United Engineering Projects bagged a OMR 846,846 deal to expand the Hajramat substation to the capacity of (10x2 KVA) in Al Dahirah region.
Horizon Manufacturers Trading is to expand the Buraimi substation from the capacity of (6x2 KVA) with the value of OMR 645,000.
Finally, Al Murad International signed a OMR 474,240 contract to port 22 stations with the capacity of (1000 KVA) and 20 (500 KVA) to extend the network in the North of Al Batinah.
Eng. Abdullah Al Hashmi, Chairman of the board of directors at Majan Electricity Company, said: "These projects are a part of the company's efforts to expand the electrical network due to the expanding demand of electricity, which represents the growth of the country on both economical and demographical scales.