HLG (operating as Leighton Middle East Contracting Company) in joint venture with Dragados Gulf Construction Company/ Intecsa Industrial (ACS Group), has recently been awarded a US$169 million contract in Saudi Arabia for the construction of mine-related infrastructure for the Ma’aden Alcoa Aluminium joint venture’s bauxite mine. HLG’s share of the contract is worth US$85 million.
The project is located at Al Ba’itha in a desert landscape approximately 200 km north-east of the city of Burayda in the Qassim central region of Saudi Arabia. The mineral from the bauxite mine will be transported by train using the North-South Railway that connects the mine to the aluminium smelter Ma’aden is constructing at Ras Al Khair.
HLG – Dragados Gulf / Intecsa scope of works includes construction of: