Mazoon Dairy awards RO 25m contract to develop plant

BUSINESS REPORTER –
MUSCAT, MARCH 11 –
Mazoon Dairy, the flagship dairy project of the Sultanate of Oman, has passed another major milestone in its development with the award of three new contracts worth RO 25 million.
The contracts have been awarded to ARTAT, Al Adrak Trading and Contracting and Tetra Pak to commence the development of its technologically advanced central dairy processing plant in Wilayat Al Sinaina, Al Buraimi Governorate.
The companies will be closely involved in design development, procurement, testing, commissioning, operations, maintenance and delivery of the central processing plant building.
Dr Rashid al Masroori, Chairman of Mazoon Dairy Company was present at the signing along with Dr Thomas Alexander, CEO of Al Adrak Trading and Construction, Riyadh al Omair, ARTAT and Mats W Andersson, project Sales Director, Tetra Pak.
Meanwhile, Al Adrak Trading and Contracting will construct the central processing plant covering an area of 50,000 sqm. The facility will use the most advanced technology to meet its production capacity of up to 1,000,000 litres per day.
The contract with Al Adrak, valued at RO 14,800,000, also includes developing a state-of-the- art dairy processing plant, milk reception centres, administrative offices, a control office,
storage for raw materials and a facility to manufacture plastic containers.