The shortlisted companies are understood to include: Denmark’s Haldor Topsoe
, with Switzerland’s Ammonia Casale
; Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
; Italy’s Snamprogetti
; Toyo Engineering Corporation
of Japan; and Germany’s Uhde
The contract is the second of four packages to be issued at the planned Ras al-Zour phosphate complex. Four international companies and groups have been invited to submit bids by 12 November for the contract to build the sulphuric acid plant, while tenders will be issued soon for the phosphoric acid and diammonia phosphate (DAP) plants (MEED 7:10:05).
The phosphate feedstock will be sourced from the Al-Jalamid deposit in the northwest and transported via the planned minerals railway to Ras al-Zour.
A team of Canada’s SNC Lavalin
and the US’ Jacobs Engineering
and Australia’s WorleyParsons
are bidding for the project management consultancy contract on the complex (MEED 26:8:05).