Garmco Groundbreaking Ceremony

News GARMCO Groundbreaking Ceremony Mars2016-FIVES

The Groundbreaking ceremony for the remelt plant of the Garmco project in Bahrain took place on 21st January, 2016.

Several high profile guests were invited to this event, the  Bahrain’s Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Mr Zayed Al Zayani, the Secretary of state for Foreign Trade, Mr Mathias Fekl. 

Jean Baptiste Lucas, Garmco CEO, as well as several Fives representatives also attended the ceremony including Erwan Zanitti, Project Manager, Hussain Almadeh, Fives Services Gulf Managing Director, François Pahmer, Fives Middle East Chief Representative and Michael Koch, Gulf Area Project Manager.

The Minister of Industry highlighted Fives’ reputation both as equipment provider (with approx 50 furnaces supplied in the region since 2003) and as global casthouse solution integrator.

As a reminder, Fives will supply, as EPC (Engineering Procurement Construction) contractor, a new re-melting/slab casting facility capable of producing 120,000 t/annum of cast product as part of the Garmco Remelt Expansion Project at its existing Rolling Mill in Bahrain.