Kuwait’s Electricity & Water Ministry has extended the deadline for bids to build and maintain a drinking water complex at Al-Zour.

The deadline is now 24 August following several extensions of the cut-off date. Bids were originally scheduled to be submitted by 21 April 2009.

The ministry has prequalified various companies and groups for the Al-Zour 2 project. The prequalifiers include:

  • Hitachi Corporation (Japan)
  • Mushrif Trading & Contracting (local)
  • SK Engineering & Construction (South Korea)
  • ABB (Switzerland)
  • Consolidated Contractors Company (Athens-based)
  • SNC Lavalin (Canada)
  • Marubeni Corporation (Japan)
  • Saipem (Italy)
  • The Arab Contractors (Egypt)
  • Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction (South Korea)

The successful bidder will construct, complete and maintain the Al-Zour 2 complex.