SHARIF M. TAHA
Published — Thursday 10 January 2013
Last update 10 January 2013 3:25 am
RIYADH: The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu (RCJY) has signed two contracts worth SR 290 million for the development of infrastructure projects in Jubail Industrial City.
RCJY Chairman Prince Saud bin Abdullah bin Thunayyan and representatives of China Geo-Engineering Corporation (CGC) signed the first contract.
According to the contract, CGC will prepare land located in the southern part of Jubail 2 project to be developed into a logistics area to serve companies involved in packing, storing and loading of goods to and from Jubail 1 and 2, according to local media.
The scope of work includes construction of road networks, rain, flood and sewage disposal, drinking water and power supplies, street lighting, and traffic signals. Duration of the contract is 38 months.
The second contract was signed with China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) which will develop the eastern part of the residential area of Jubail city.
The scope of work includes demolition, dredging, filling and reclamation works in addition to road works including pavements, traffic signs, pedestrian crosswalks and car parking. It also includes construction of sewage, rain flood disposal networks, drinking water supplies, fire fighting systems, electric lines, street lighting, telecommunication networks, internet protocol-based TV systems. Duration of the contract is 26 months.