Oman National Engineering and Investment Company (ONEIC) has won a $5.1m (OMR1.9m) contract to set up electricity power feeders in Alsharqiyah North Governorate.

The company will build 33kV feeders from electrical grid stations in Sinaw and Samad, it said in a statement on the Muscat Securities Market. 

Work will commence on the one-year contract on 26 June, and ONEIC's client is the Muscat-based Mazoon Electricity Company. 

Chief executive officer of ONEIC, Rashid bin Mohammed Al Ghailani, said Mazoon awarded the contract on 13 June.

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It is the ninth contract that ONEIC has won this year, and its first win in June, following six contract awards in April and May, and one each in March and February.