RPMinerals has the honor to participate in Port Said tunnels projects as Egypt Nano technologies Co.(subsidiary of RPM) is the supplier of bentonite to this project
RPMinerals has the honor to supply Orascom Construction Ltd with bentonite to participate in this great project, the project will connect Sinai province with various other regions in the republic, to provide a gateway for investment opportunities,thus, speeding up the development of the area.
Orascom said,We are proud to announce the official inauguration of Port Said Tunnels in the presence of his Excellency President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi In pursuit of achieving the country’s construction and development plans of the Suez Canal Region. With vast experience and a solid track record of working on infrastructure projects, namely in the transportation sector, Orascom Construction through its strategic partnerships, has delivered this landmark project, located 19 Km south of Port Said city, near the northern entrance of the Suez Canal. The dual carriageway tunnels comprise of 2.90 Km of TBM tube, as well as,1.10 Km of cut-and-cover and open approach sections, thus crossing the Suez Canal with a planned capacity of 2,100 mixed vehicles/hour in each direction. Despite every construction challenge including; adverse soil conditions of thick soft clay layers, and ground table water of high salt concentration and under pressure dissolved methane gas, today, we recognize and celebrate an additional major accomplishment and look forward to welcoming future challenges and success…
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