Alkawther signs $9.33m desal deal with Modon
Water treatment veteran secures work in wake of restructure
Alkawther Industries has signed a $9.33m contract with the Saudi Industrial Property Authority, Modon, for the design and build of a desalination plant with a 15,000m3 daily capacity at Dammam’s second industrial city.
The agreement was signed by Dr. Tawfiq bin Fawzan Al Rabiah, minister of commerce and industry and Modon chairman, and Ahmed Gashlan , CEO of Alkawther Industries, in the presence of the director general of MODON, Eng. Saleh bin Ibrahim Al-Rasheed.
Commenting on the new contract, Gaslan said: "This project represents the beginning of cooperation between Alkawther Industries and Modon, and will be targeting a number of similar projects in the development of infrastructure in the industrial cities in the Kingdom."
He added that Alkawther was founded in 1979 and is one of the first companies to design and build water and wastewater treatment plants and pollution control equipment.
A subsidiary of Al-Murjan Group, it has been restructured during the last six month and is offering reverse osmosis, desalination, filtration, and plant installation, operation, and maintenance services.