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Mazoon Dairy selects contractor for site enabling works

MUSCAT, December 22, 2016

Oman-based Mazoon Dairy Company has selected Abu Hatim Co, one of the sultanate’s leading construction and engineering companies, as the contractor for its site enabling works, said a report.

A formal agreement will be signed on December 25, added the Oman Daily Observer report.

A tender for pre-qualifying local companies to develop the farm, dairy plant and associated facilities at Al Sunaynah in Buraimi have also been floated earlier this year, it said.

Dr Rashid al Masroori, chairman of the board of Mazoon Dairy, said that the company is pleased to note that the project is progressing to the execution stage with the award of this site enabling works contract.

He noted that when operational, the integrated facility will comprise a state of the art dairy farm, a fully automated centralised processing plant and related sales and distribution facilities ensuring product reach within Oman and the wider region.

The dairy farm is planned to house 25,000 Holstein Friesian cows over a period of 10 years.

The facility will have a state of the art cow cooling systems and fully automated milking parlour.

The processing plant will process fresh milk, laban, yoghurts, juices and ice cream of the highest quality upholding international standards with HACCP & ISO certification, added the report.




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