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24Feb94 OMAN: MIDDLE EASTERN BLOCK - WIMPEY ALAWI PLANT.

Wimpey Alawi has set up its own precast concrete block production plant at Port Sultan Qaboos in Muscat, Oman.Blocks made on site are being used as part of a £17 million contract to upgrade the port including the construction of 460 m of new berths and 200 m of quays.A major part of the 22-month scheme involves building a 500 m sea wall across the Shutaify Bay and the erection of new buildings including a 6,100 sq m container freight shed. CONSTRUCTION NEWS

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