Infrastructure and Building

BIC Contracting offers engineering and infrastructure and building services that include design, development, construction, and operation & maintenance, with a strong emphasis on transport-related projects.



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Project Overview

BIC Contracting LLC (previously known as HLG Contracting LLC)(operating as Leighton Middle East Contracting Company) in joint venture with Dragados Gulf Construction Company/ Intecsa Industrial (ACS Group), has recently been awarded a US$169 million contract in Saudi Arabia for the construction of mine-related infrastructure for the Ma’aden Alcoa Aluminium joint venture’s bauxite mine. BIC Contracting’s share of the contract is worth US$85 million.

The project is located at Al Ba’itha in a desert landscape approximately 200 km north-east of the city of Burayda in the Qassim central region of Saudi Arabia. The mineral from the bauxite mine will be transported by train using the North-South Railway that connects the mine to the aluminium smelter Ma’aden is constructing at Ras Al Khair.

BIC Contracting – Dragados Gulf / Intecsa scope of works includes construction of:

  • A pioneer fly camp and temporary facilities main camp
  • The material handling system – including crushing plant and mechanical conveyors
  • A 250 x 200 metre mine village – including accommodation
  • Connecting roads and utilities

Project Details

Location :Saudi Arabia
Contract Value US$ :169 Million
Client :Ma’aden Alcoa Aluminium joint venture
Commencement :2012