Hyundai wins power transmission work in Kuwait

08 February 2010

Korean contractor to install overhead electricity lines

A team of South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction and the local United Gulf Construction Company has won a KD8.4m ($29m) contract for power transmission lines in Kuwait.

The Electricity & Water Ministry is the client.

Under the contract, the winning group will supply and install 33kV, 132kV and 300kV overhead power transmission lines in various parts of the country.

The ministry had prequalified the following firms for the work: Japanese firms J-Power Systems Corporation and Viscas Corporation; Sweden’s Vattenfall; Saudi Arabia’s National Contracting Company; Turkey’s Sa-Ra Energy, Construction Trade & Industry Company; and Pakistan’s National Power Construction Corporation.

Kalpartu Power Transmission; Tata Projects, Jyoti Structures, and KEC International, all Indian, were also prequalified.

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