Renaissance signs deals for $259mn labour camp

Duqm facility in Oman will accommodate more than 16,000 workers

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Oman's Renaissance Services has awarded the two main construction packages for the Duqm permanent accommodation for contractors (PAC) project at Duqm Special Economic Zone (SEZAD) to S&T and Al Hajiry.

Renaissance said the OR100mn ($259.7mn) investment for more than 16,000 residents shows the world how seriously the Sultanate takes care of blue collar workers in remote locations.

Resaissace CEO Stephen Thomas, said: “Duqm is an important part of Oman’s long-term vision, and people know how excited Renaissance Services are to get the private sector behind national ambition through the Duqm PAC. Together, we have created a commercially exciting project, which meets the tough Renaissance test: Safe, Efficient, Green and Local. Our services business is on track to double revenue and profit over the next two to three years, and the Duqm PAC project has a part to play in that growth.”

The accommodation is being provided for workers who will be based at the SEZAD beinig built around the redeveloped port at Duqm.

Renaissance is a multinational company listed on the Muscat Securities Market since 1996, primarly focused in offshore marine work and contract services such as facilities management and operations and maintenance.

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