CNIM-led consortium wins solid waste project in Kuwait

The Kabd Municipal Solid Waste Project covers a 25-year investment period, in addition to 44 months for designing and construction

The waste treatment plant will have a daily capacity of almost 3,000t upon completion [representational image].
The waste treatment plant will have a daily capacity of almost 3,000t upon completion [representational image].

A consortium led by French company, Constructions industrielles de la Méditerranée (CNIM), has won a contract to implement a solid waste project in Kuwait.

The Kabd Municipal Solid Waste Project covers a 25-year investment period, in addition to 44 months for designing and construction, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported, citing a statement from Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects (KAPP).

According to KUNA, the project will see the construction of a solid waste treatment plant in the Kabd area, 35km away from Kuwait City.

The plant, upon completion, will have with a daily capacity of 2,971 tonnes and a total area of 500,000m2.

 

The consortium, which also includes Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) and Al Mulla Group, was reportedly chosen based on results of financial and technical assessments.

In May of this year, CNIM was awarded the contract to build a multi-fuel waste-to-energy facility in Sharjah, in the UAE. Within its first phase, the facility is expected to treat more than 300,000t of municipal solid waste each year. 

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