Bechtel wins Saudi smelter deal
Riyadh, October 4, 2008
US-based Bechtel, one of the world's premier engineering, construction, and project management companies, has clinched a key aluminium smelter project in Saudi Arabia, said a media report.
Betchel has been appointed as the engineering, procurement and construction management contractor for Al-Zabirah smelter project at Ras al-Zour, Meed reported, without saying how it got the information.
The smelter is being developed by Alumco, a joint venture of Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Maaden) and the British-Canadian company Rio Tinto Alcan.