Bid for new cement plant in Mukala [Archives:2005/874/Local News]

September 5 2005

EMukala Yem. Sept. 1- Engineer Abdulla Ahmed Bogshan, Chairman of Arab Yemeni Company for Cement, said in a press release that their company received bids to import mechanical, electrical and control equipment for a new cement plant. Big international companies specializing in cement equipment have contested the right to import this equipment. From these, he mentioned the German (POLYSIUS AG) and (KHD), the Chinese (SINOMA) (CNBM) and the Canadian Indian (FLS).

As for the erection of the electrical station that will generate 45 megawatts, engineer Bogshan confirmed that their company had received bids from five famous companies. Among these are the American (CATERPILLAR) and (GE), the Finish (WARTSILA), Saudi (Alfanar)and the German (MANB& W). He said that specifications of the third bid of the erections and civil establishments are about to be finished.

It worth mentioning that among the objectives of this project of the Arab company for Cement production is to produce Kliniker, traditional cement, mineral corrosion- resisting cement and all sorts of cement that will satisfy the needs of Hadramout and the neighboring governorates. It is a Yemeni Saudi joint investment company that is established by the presidential decree (205) on 20.7.2005