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Xing Xu Construction to use Bashundhara bitumen

The Chinese firm implementing several projects in Bangladesh

  • Staff Correspondent
  • 24 April, 2022 12:00 AM
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Xing Xu Construction to use Bashundhara bitumen
Xing Xu Construction Managing Director Liang Jusheng and Secretary to the Bashundhara Group Managing Director Maksudur Rahman exchange documents after a memorandum of understanding was signed at Bashundhara Industrial Headquarters-1 in the capital on Saturday on the use of Bashundhara bitumen in the projects of the Chinese firm. —sun Photo

Chinese firm Xing Xu Construction Company Limited will use Bashundhara bitumen in Payra Port, Padma Bridge Link Road and Cox's Bazar Airport projects it is implementing in Bangladesh.

Bashundhara Oil and Gas Company Limited (BOGCL) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chinese construction company on Saturday to supply world-class bitumen to their present and upcoming projects.

Xing Xu Construction Managing Director Liang Jusheng and Secretary to the Bashundhara Group Managing Director Maksudur Rahman signed the deal on behalf of their respective sides at a function at Bashundhara Industrial Headquarters-1 in the capital.

Liang Jusheng termed the agreement with Bashundhara Group an honour for his company.

“We’re involved in several construction projects in Bangladesh since we came to the country seven years ago. There’re different projects, including airport, land and sea ports. We’re very happy to work with Bashundhara (Group),” he said.

The chief executive of the Chinese firm expressed the hope that both the companies will have more chance of exploring cooperation in different areas towards a great future.

 BOGCL has agreed to supply penetration grade 60/70 bitumen as per the requirement of the Chinese company at the market rate.

On behalf of the company, Maksudur Rahman expressed gratitude to Xing Xu Construction for signing the MoU for procuring Bashundhara bitumen for their projects.

“Xing Xu is one the biggest construction companies in China. They’re implementing the Cox’s Bazar Airport, Payra Port and Padma Bridge Link Road projects in Bangladesh. We’re happy to work with them. They never work without quality products,” he said.

The official informed that Xing Xu Construction has chosen Bashundhara bitumen after getting sure about its quality.

Xing Xu Construction Chief Financial Officer Sunny Zhou, Business Manager Rolin Huang, Chief Engineer (Design and Technical) MA Aiwen, Ministrator of Supply Chain Jiang Rong, Ministrator of Machine and Equipment Zhang Wenchang, Ministrator of Human Resources Raju Ahmed and Purchase and Marketing Manager Hasan Mia were present at the signing ceremony.

From BOGCL, its Assistant General Manager Sukanta Kumar Saha, Shamol Miah of Accounts Department, Deputy Manager Obaidur Rahman (Shaon) and

Hayat-Al-Gaus and Abuzar Laskar of sales team were present on the occasion.

Bashundhara Group produces penetration grade 60-70 bitumen, which is effective for wearing courses of national highways, internal roads and bridges, and it is sustainable to all kinds of weather condition.

The industrial conglomerate launched the country’s first-ever bitumen plant in the private sector in February 2020 aiming to cater to the growing demand in domestic market.

The plant has the capacity to produce bitumen grades such as Cutback, Emulsified, Oxidised and Polymer (SBS, Rubber Powder) and customised one as per client’s required specifications.

Drum production and filling facilities along with bulk loading facilities have been constructed to facilitate an efficient distribution system from the plant. Apart from this, fuel oil and some other byproducts produced in the plant will be sold or disposed of to appropriate clientele.