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Mazoon Dairy awards contracts to develop processing plant

Mazoon Dairy awards contracts to develop processing plant


Tribune NEws Network
Doha
Oman's flagship dairy project Mazoon Dairy has awarded three new contracts worth 25 million Omani riyal to develops its central processing plant in Al Buraimi.
The contracts have been awarded to ARTAT, Al Adrak Trading and Contracting and Tetra Pak to commence the development of its technologically advanced plant in Welayat al Sunainah, 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.
The companies will be closely involved in design development, procurement, testing, commissioning, operations, maintenance and delivery of the central processing plant building.
Rashid al Masroori, Chairman of Mazoon Dairy Company, was present at the signing along with Thomas Alexander, CEO, Al Adrak Trading and Construction, Riyadh AlOmair, 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 u8203?u8203?50,000 sq mt. 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 RO14,800,000, also includes developing a state of the art dairy processing plant, milk reception centers, administrative offices, a control office, storage for raw materials and a facility to manufacture plastic containers.
ARTAT has been appointed for RO 261,000 to provide livestock feed mixing equipment, which will ensure high-quality feed that improves and increases the performance of livestock and production efficiency.
Tetra Pak, the foremost food proessing and packaging solutions company, has been appointed for RO10,500,000 to ensure the supply and installation of all dairy processing equipment, including milk reception and storages, tanks, homogenization and pasteurization machines, as well as all refrigerations and other utility requirements.
The rapid pace of development of the project is helping to reinforce the company's vision to support the Sultanate's drive towards self-sufficiency in food production and create opportunities for Omani youth in the workforce.
Arjun Subramanian, General Manager Projects at Mazoon Dairy Company, said:"The collective expertise and cutting-edge technology of these three leading companies in the food manufacturing business will ensure that we are on track to delivering a fully-integrated dairy farm and plant facility that is ready to meet the nutritional demands of the Sultanate. This signing event is another vital milestone progressing towards the construction of our state of the art dairy farm production facility."

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