Bahra Cables inks $107m SEC contract
Jeddah, December 2, 2012
Bahra Cables Company, an affiliate of Saudi-based Construction Products Holding Company (CPC) has signed a SR400 million ($107 million) contract for supply of low and medium voltage cables to Saudi Electricity Company in 2013.
Announcing the deal, Bahra Cables CEO Talal Idriss said, "Bahra is specialized in the production and distribution of power cables, and aims to become the main developer for low, medium, and high voltage cables in Saudi Arabia."
"We are pleased with the great confidence shown by the Saudi Electricity Company for our products. Our products meet the highest international standards and this is documented by the various accreditation certificates such as (KEMA, IPH, SASO, LPCB, CSA, BASEC), and others for its production of power cables," Idrissarked
Bahra Cables, he said, is the first Saudi cable manufacturer to have got the ISO 14001: 2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 accreditation. The company has also won ISO 9001: 2008 certificate for its collection of medium and high voltage cables up to 132 kV.
Idriss added: “In view of the high demand for our products, we expanded our production of power cables to meet the needs of large companies both locally and internationally.
Company’s headquarters is located at Bahra Industrial Zone, 25 km from Jeddah. The company's plant has been built on an area of 300,000 sq m which also includes the manufacturing, designing and storage facilities.
According to Idriss, Bahra has been involved with several key projects in the Gulf and Africa, starting with the airport project in Senegal, Metro Al-Mashaer in Makkah, the new King Abdulaziz Airport in Jeddah, the expansion of Holy Mosque in Makkah, Princess Nora Bint Abdulrahman University for Girls in Riyadh, King Saud University and King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust).-TradeArabia News Service