Qatar-based AlJaber Engineering (JEC) has been awarded contracts worth QR1.6 billion ($438 million) by New Port Project (NPP) steering committee for designing and building food security facilities and warehouses at Hamad Port in capital Doha.
As per the agreement, JEC will develop specialised facilities for the processing, manufacturing and refining of rice, raw sugar and edible oils on a 530,000 sq m area, reported The Peninsula.
The NPP deal also involves construction of bulk storage silos with their associated infrastructure and conveyance equipment, in addition to the fundamental structures fully equipped for the project associated operations of handling, processing, packaging, reloading and transport, stated the report.
A key feature will be a specialised facility for the recycling of waste products arising from the processing of basic commodities to create regulatory compliant animal feed and food stocks, it added.
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