Zamil Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Services Company, a subsidiary of Zamil Industrial, was awarded a contract worth SAR 11.8 million from POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (POSCO E&C), one of South Korea’s major construction firms. The agreement calls for the provision of engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the fire-alarm, firefighting and fire suppression systems at Saudi Aramco’s Sulphur Railcar Loading Facility project, located in Jubail Industrial City in the eastern region of Saudi Arabia.
According to the contract with POSCO E&C, Zamil Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Services will provide engineering design services; materials procurement, supply, installation, testing and commissioning; and third-party consultancy services. The company will be responsible for the review and certification of the high-pressure water mist suppression system, automatic wet sprinkler system and the addressable extinguishing control system for the railcar loading facility at the Wasit Gas Plant and Berri Gas Plant. This facility is part of Saudi Aramco’s Sulphur Railcar Loading Facility project. Implemented by Saudi Aramco, this project is the first of its kind to involve a molten sulphur loading facility.
This railcar loading operation is built to facilitate the removal of molten sulphur from the Wasit and Berri gas plants in Khursaniyah and transports about 10,000 metric tons of molten sulphur per day to the Ma’aden facilities at Wa’ad Al Shammal and Ras Al Khair.
Zamil Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Services was selected for this prestigious contract by the client and end user following a stringent prequalification process that included closed bidding. This indicated a significant level of trust in the company and its capacity to meet and exceed industry standards for quality and timeliness. It also places Zamil Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Services, particularly its Fire Protection Department, in a position to leverage its reputation and capabilities to take advantage of new opportunities in the region.