Saudi Readymix Commences Operations at Wasit

New On-site Factory to Serve Wasit Gas Program

Online PR News – 15-June-2012 – Al Khobar – Saudi Readymix completes the setup of its newest on-site factory at Wasit, the second Saudi Readymix on-site factory in the area, and commences operations. The factory is of the highest operating standards and is a Saudi Aramco approved facility to supply concrete to the Wasit Gas Program Project.

Wasit is located 10 km north of Jubail and is the chosen site for the Central Processing and Onshore Facilities, which will be producing 2.5 billion square feet of gas per day once complete. Samsung Engineering Ltd was awarded an LSTK (lump sum turnkey) contract to perform the EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) of two large industrial facilities; the cogeneration and steam generation facilities. The cogeneration plant and steam plant are scheduled for completion in two years’ time.

Saudi Readymix will be supplying the ready-mixed concrete for both facilities. Its on-site factory at Wasit has an operating capacity of 120 m³ per hour and provides several types of concrete for the project.

Saudi Readymix has a network of factories strategically located in various areas throughout the Kingdom and currently operates 10 on-site ready-mixed concrete factories with various capacities ranging from 120 cubic meters per hour to over 400 cubic meters per hour.

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About Saudi Readymix

Saudi Readymix is the leading producer and supplier of ready-mixed concrete and related products in Saudi Arabia. The company was established in 1978 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Khalid Ali Alturki & Sons Company (Alturki), a leading industrial conglomerate.

Saudi Readymix employs a workforce of over 2,900 managerial, administrative, technical and operational staff. Its teams of technical experts offer specific advice and assistance to customers throughout the Kingdom. The teams operate local, regional and central laboratories that develop unique mix designs, perform routine testing and analysis on concrete products and research new and underdevelopment products. All of Saudi Readymix employees, not only technical teams, undergo intensive in-house technical training.

Since its establishment, Saudi Readymix has worked on an impressive array of prestigious projects for the public, private and governmental sectors. Most of the company’s factories are officially approved as suppliers to major governmental and industrial authorities, such as Saudi Aramco, SEC, SABIC, the Royal Commission, MoDA, to name a few.

The company’s network of factories is strategically located throughout the Kingdom in order to cover all major commercial and industrial areas. These areas include: Dammam, Sihat, Aziziyah, Hofuf, Jubail, Khafji, Khursaniyah, Ras Al Khair, Riyadh North, Riyadh South, Riyadh West, Al-Kharj, Jeddah North, Jeddah South, Jeddah Briman, Makkah, Medina, Yanbu and Rabigh.

Saudi Readymix boasts the largest fleet of ready-mixed concrete equipment in Saudi Arabia with over 550 truck mixers and 170 mobile and stationary pumps.

Its products include an extensive library of concrete recipes, many of which are unique to the company, along with hot mix asphalt, aggregates and concrete masonry units.