Saudi Build 2014

Lifelong protection

October 2014

REZAYAT Protective Coating of Saudi Arabia, known for its fusion-bonded epoxy coated steel rebar which ensures the structural integrity of some of the kingdom’s most prominent projects, will be at Saudi Build to highlight the vital role played by its rebar in extending the lifespan of structures.

The Al Khobar-based company believes that these steel reinforcement bars continue to play a crucial role in the protection and enhancement of a concrete structure’s life.

Rezayat undertakes fusion-bonded epoxy coating of steel reinforcement bars from 8 to 40 mm according to ASTM A775 standards. The company has a production capacity of 100,000 tonnes per year and has a facility for cutting and bending rebar to structural drawing schedule. In addition it can also supply coated wire mesh.

Commenting on Saudi Build, general manager Riyadh Al Homoud says: “Last year’s response was fair and we are returning to Saudi Build this year as part of our continued efforts to gain better market exposure.”

Al Hamoud says the prospects for the construction industry in the region are good, with Saudi Arabia continuing to be the main market in the GCC. Overall, business has been good for the company, which is targeting a better performance this year.

Rezayat has supplied its rebar to a number of projects in Saudi Arabia. These include the Nylon 6 project worth SR25 million ($6.66 million), Sadara valued at SR30 million ($8 million), and Jeddah stormwater drainage project worth SR35 million ($9.33 million), all under a subcontract with Nesma; the Jeddah stormwater drainage project valued at SR20 million ($2.33 million) with Sapac; Qurrayah Power Plant worth SR7 million ($1.866 million) for Unicorp; road/bridge projects worth SR20 million ($2.33 million) from Al Harbi; and the Wasit project under subcontracts with Al Khodari for SR8.5 million ($2.26 million) and GCC for SR10 million ($2.66 million).

Other subcontracts were with Saudi Binladin Group for a Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) project at Jubail Port and Yanbu/Rabigh worth SR6 million ($1.6 million) each; Saudi Oger for the Dhahran Cultural Centre (Ithra) worth SR10 million ($2.66 million); Albinali for a road project under a SR22 million ($5.86 million) deal; Sinopec for a road/bridge project under a SR10 million ($2.66 million) contract; and Saudi Archirodon for Maaden’s Ras Al Khair smelter project valued at SR15 million ($4 million).

Rezayat Protective Coating will be exhibiting at Stand 122-1 at Saudi Build 2014.

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