Oman Cement Company appoints consultancy for $212m Duqm plant

Omani building materials firm's board had approved the integrated cement plant's construction in December 2018

Oman Cement Company is listed in Muscat.
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Oman Cement Company is listed in Muscat.

Muscat Securities Market-listed Oman Cement Company said it had appointed “a leading consultant company” to work on its upcoming Duqm cement plant as project consultant.

The listed company did not reveal the name of the consultancy, but reconfirmed that its Duqm plant would have a capacity of 5,000 tonnes per day.

Oman Cement Company said in December 2018 that its integrated cement plant in Duqm would require an investment of approximately $212m (OMR81.6m).

The firm’s board of directors agreed to the construction project in December 2018. 

Established in 1978, Oman Cement Company is one of the sultanate’s major construction industry entities, and as of December 2018, was engaged in a feasibility study for a cement plant in Al Wusta as well.

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