Malaysia’s Eversendai Corporation has won a $54m contract from the BACS consortium working on lines 1 and 2 of the Riyadh Metro scheme.

Eversendai’s contract is for the construction of the east, north and south depots, which involves the connection design, supply, fabrication, erection of steel work, application of intumescent fire proofing; inclusive of complete envelope cladding works for roofing and walling.

The works are scheduled to be completed by October 2016.

The BACS consortium, which comprises:

was awarded the $9.45bn contract for the delivery of lines 1 and 2 at the end of July 2013.

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