Rezayat’s rebar in spotlight
Manama, May 6, 2014
Saudi-based Rezayat Protective Coating Company has returned to this year’s gulfBID in a bid to gain further international exposure.
At the event, which opened today, it is showcasing its fusion-bonded epoxy coated steel reinforcement bars, which are available in diameters ranging from 8 to 40 mm.
The company, which is located in Al Khobar, carries out epoxy coating of steel rebar to meet ASTM A775 standards. “This coating protects rebar from corrosion, giving prolonged life to concrete structures,” says Riyadh Al Homoud, the general manager.
Rezayat Protective Coating, which has an annual turnover is $50 million, was established in the Second Dammam Industrial City in December 1992 and has a branch in Jeddah. It has a production capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year and has a facility for cutting and bending rebar to structural drawing schedule. In addition it can also supply coated wire mesh.
Rezayat has supplied epoxy coated steel rebar to a number of projects in Saudi Arabia. These include the Nylon 6 project worth $6.66 million, Sadara valued at $8 million, and Jeddah stormwater drainage project worth $9.33 million under a subcontract with Nesma; the Jeddah stormwater drainage project valued at $2.33 million with Sapac; Qurrayah Power Plant worth $1.87 million for Unicorp; road/bridge projects worth $2.33 million from Al Harbi; and Wasit project worth$2.26 million with Al Khodari.
Other subcontracts were with Saudi Binladin Group for a Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) project at Jubail Port and Yanbu/Rabigh worth $1.6 million each; Saudi Oger for the Dhahran Cultural Centre (Ithra) worth $2.66 million; Albinali for a road project under a $5.86-million deal; Sinopec for a road/bridge project under a $2.66-million contract; Saudi Archirodon for Maaden’s Ras Al Khair smelter valued at $4 million; and CCC for the Wasit development worth $2.66 million.
Al Homoud says the prospects for the construction industry in the region are good, with Saudi Arabia continuing to be the main market in the GCC.
Rezayat Protective Coating is at Stand 1A28. -TradeArabia News Service