Nexans secures around € 300 million contract to supply LV cables for infrastructure projects in Qatar through its QICC JV with Al Mirqab capital
Call-off contract with Kahramaa to boost infrastructures projects and meet growing demand for electricity in Qatar
Paris, December 27, 2016 - Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), has recently signed a contract with Nexans for power cables. The contract, worth approximately € 300 million, includes Low and Medium Voltage cables to be used in civil infrastructure projects in Qatar. Through the contract, Nexans will help in meeting the growing demands for energy and facilitating infrastructure development while supplying the cables in Qatar. The supply of cables will connect substations to various infrastructures-oriented projects across Doha and its suburbs such as Doha New Port, Qatar Rail and Metro projects as well as projects needed for 2022 FIFA World cup.
Charles-Edouard Mellagui, Nexans Country Manager and Chief executive Officer of QICC, a Nexans Company, said “Our track record with KAHRAMAA over the past years has been outstanding, with a zero failure rate. We’re pleased to be continuing our very successful collaboration, contributing to the Qatar National vision 2030 and accelerate our development into the region in future.”
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