Transport Ministry receives bids for Oman road deal

09 May 2010

Iranian contractor submits lowest bid for road project in Al-Dhahirah region

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 Makyol

Turkey’s Sezai Turkes

UAE’s Al-Naboodah Contracting Company

UAE’s Emirates Roads Contracting Company

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