Oman’s Transport and Communications Ministry has received bids for a contract for works on the Ibri to Miskin road, located in the Al-Dhahirah region of Oman.
The ministry received bids from 12 contractors for the deal, which involves converting the road from Ibri to Miskin into dual-carriageway.
The low bidder is Iranian contractor Kayson with a price of OR36m ($95.5m). This is 7.5 per cent lower than the price of OR38.9m submitted by the second lowest bidder, the local/Austrian Strabag.
The local Galfar Engineering and Contracting submitted the third lowest bid with a price of OR39.1m.
The other bidders are:
The local Desert Line Projects,
The local Khalid bin Ahmed & Sons,
The local National United Engineering & Construction Company,
Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC)
China Harbour Engineering Company
Turkey’s Sezai Turkes
UAE’s Al-Naboodah Contracting Company
UAE’s Emirates Roads Contracting Company