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Cebarco emerges lowest bidder on Bahrain expo centre project

MANAMA, May 19, 2019

Cebarco, a leading building and civil engineering company, has emerged as the lowest bidder on a tender to build the new international exhibition and convention centre next to the Bahrain International Circuit on a 308,000-sq-m area in the Sakhir area of the kingdom.

The scope of work includes the construction of an exhibitions and convention centre, including all civil and electro-mechanical works, general services and external works in addition to maintenance of electromechanical equipment during the two years defect liability period after issuance of taking over certificate as described in the tender documents.

Cebarco submitted the lowest bid of BD79.097 million ($208.5 million) among the eight companies in the race, said a statement from the Tender Board.

The others in the race include Al Hafeera Contracting Company; Alghanim General Trading and Contracting; Rizzani De Eccher; Six Construct Company; Shapoorji Pallonji Mideast; Mohammed Abdulmohsen Al Kharafi Sons Company and Nass Contracting Company.

With a built-up area of 149,000 sq m, the new exhibition and convention centre will boast 10 exhibition halls with a total area of 95,000 sq m along with all the necessary services in addition to areas dedicated for retail and events.

The facility will also include a 4,500-sq-m conference hall which will be divided into three separate hi-tech rooms. It will also include 27 small and medium conference and meeting rooms with a total area of about 1,700 sq m.

The Ministry of Works, Municipal Affairs and Urban Planning had in 2017 awarded a contract to Tilke, a global engineering and architecture company based in Germany, to provide consultancy services for the expo centre. -TradeArabia News Service




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