Bahra Cables stand at Middle East Exhibition
Bahra Cables wins $29m contract from SEC
Jeddah, April 1, 2013
Bahra Cables has been awarded a new contract by Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) for SR110 million ($29.32 million) for the supply of low and medium voltage cables for to be used in SEC's projects in 2013.
This is in addition to the previous contract signed between the two companies for SR400 million, bringing the total amount of cables to be supplied by Bahra Cables to the Saudi Electricity Company to SR510 million in 2013.
A delegation from the Saudi Electricity Company recently visited Bahra Cables factories that signed contracts for the supply of electric cables to the company.
The delegation was received by Talal Idriss, CEO of Bahra Cables and briefed them about the work procedure.
He said that Bahra Cables products meet all international standards, and that the company got a number of accreditation certificates such as (KEMA, IPH, SASO, LPCB, CSA, BASEC), and others for its range of power cables.
The company also received the ISO 9001: 2008 certification for its collection of medium and high voltage cables up to 132 kV.
Meanwhile, Bahra Cables participated in the 38th edition of the Middle East Electricity Exhibition, the largest and oldest exhibition specializing in power sector in the region, which was held recently in Dubai, with the participation of more than 1100 exhibitors from 60 countries around the world, where they showcased their products and services in this emerging market in need of more power.
Idriss explained that cable industry in Saudi Arabia is currently undergoing a major expansion to meet the growing demand for the implementation of major projects, as well as to meet the needs of the construction sector in general.
He further noted that national companies are capable of meeting about 90 per cent of Saudi Arabia's cabling needs. – TradeArabia News Service