El-Khayat Cement Company has also invited companies to bid by the end of February to build a 3,300-t/d facility northeast of Jeddah. The contract will include construction of a power station with generating capacity of about 25 MW. Switzerland’s PEG is the consultant. Clinker production in the kingdom stands at about 23 million tonnes a year (t/y), which is to rise to about 34 million t/y by 2007.