Italprogetti has signed a contract for the construction of the second phase of the CEPT to service the new leather district in Robbiki, which is located around 40 km from Cairo in Egypt. The aim to remove the tanneries from their current locations in old Cairo where environmental controls are not up to international standards.

The main contractor for the new infrastructure at Robbiki is the Egyptian army and Italprogetti has been awarded the project to design and supply all the technical plants.

The first part of the new plant will be operative by June 30, 2016.