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

The deadline now stands at 11 July following an extension from 11 May. The deadline was previously adjusted with a cut-off date set for 29 December 2009 and then 9 March.

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)