Technical Metal has been awarded a contract for the supply of Dowel bars for Development of Muscat international Airport with a project value of $ 1.3 bn.
The project will take about 32 months to complete. Passenger traffic through Muscat airport, excluding those in transit, increased to about 3.2 million in 2008, up 18 percent from the previous year.
The deal involves building the northern runway, taxiway system, aprons, roads, utility buildings and other civil works.
Further packages will cover a terminal building, an air traffic control tower and ancillary buildings.