Manara issues tenders for key Bahrain project
Manama, May 17, 2014
Bahrain-based construction firm Manara has issued key tenders to develop the infrastructure systems for its “Investment Gateway-Bahrain” project, said its top official.
The scope of infrastructure works will include the internal transportation network, sewage system, electrical wiring, and the communication network in order to develop a modern and progressive infrastructure with potential for future developments and improvements, explained its managing director Dr Al Bastaki.
The construction work is scheduled to start in the third quarter of this year and is due to be completed by the fourth quarter of 2016.
“We have planned the infrastructure of the “Investment Gateway Bahrain” project to provide the owners of the plots with an integrated suite of services to suit their current and future needs that may arise in the future thus ensuring that the infrastructure arrangements are in line with our ambitions to develop the area into an ultimate logistics and light industry hub offering complete solutions for both display and storage requirements while allowing for progressive improvements to the basic services provided," explained Dr Al Bastaki.
According to him, the infrastructure construction tender was issued among the best and largest specialized contractors in the Kingdom on the spectrum to submit bids for the completion of the required works with the highest degree of efficiency, accuracy and commitment to the date of completion.
UK-based specialized international company URS have designed the infrastructure for “Investment Gateway – Bahrain” project. URS International has branches across the globe including Bahrain.
The company’s offered services includes infrastructure, maritime & environment, roads and traffic networks and engineering design for major governmental and private projects in the Kingdom.
Prior to this tender, another one had been issued last month for the consultancy and design services with regard to electricity sub-station of 66KV for the “Investment Gateway – Bahrain” project .
The company is now awaiting the submission of the offers in order to award of the tender to the best bid offer, said the official.
This will accelerate the process of finalizing the most important part of the infrastructure works, which is a big boost for the “Investment Gateway – Bahrain” project. The tender was issued amongst international specialized companies operating in the Kingdom of Bahrain, he added.
Dr Al Bastaki said the project had received overwhelming response on the launch of the plots in both phases of sales. This led “Manara” to proceed with the necessary formalities and support to commence the infrastructure works without delays and subsequently soliciting bids and assigning contractors to commence works in line with the guidelines of which “Manara” adheres to thus ensuring successful completion within the pre-set timeframe.
A number of reputed companies such as Ebrahim Khalil Kanoo, Yousif Khalil Al Moayyed & Sons, Montreal Motors, Trafco Group, Ceramica Delmon and Bahrain Limo, in addition to Ramez Group, UCO Marine Constructing, Mohammed Ali Zainal Co. (Maza) have made “Investment Gateway - Bahrain” as their operating base to expand the company's businesses.-TradeArabia News Service