Egypt's EETC inks $10.52mln deal to set up underground cable

The contract will be executed over a period of six months

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. Electricity pylons and power transmission lines are seen along a road in Cairo, Egypt September 10, 2017.

Image used for illustrative purpose. Electricity pylons and power transmission lines are seen along a road in Cairo, Egypt September 10, 2017.

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Cairo –  The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) signed a contract with Madkour Group to set up an XLPE underground cable at a capacity of 220 kilovolt (kv) in East Cairo.

The contract includes the replacement of an overhead power line with underground cables at a length of 4.8 kimoletres (km), EETC’s chairman Sabah Mashal said in a statement on Monday.

At a cost of EGP 170 million, the contract will be executed over a period of six months, Mashaly added.

Source: Mubasher

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