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Launch of the development works of industrial platform in Casablanca
05/05/2011 - Général

HM the King launches development works of industrial platform in Casablanca, worth over 740 mln dirhams

Nouaceur - HM King Mohammed VI launched, on Friday in Casablanca, development works of Nouaceur's integrated industrial platform MIDPARC, worth some 743 million dirhams.

- The Sovereign briefed on Nouaceur’s aeronautical park, worth 30 million dirhams

- HM the King inaugurates Aeronautics Institute, carried out for a total cost of 113.5 million dirhams

The platform, which is expected to generate 4 billion dirhams of industrial investment after its completion, is part of the National Pact for Emerging Industries.

This project aims to develop an industrial platform of innovative design for aeronautics, electronics, composite materials, industrial logistics and other related activities.

Nouaceur’s platform will promote the rapid setting up of competitive industrial companies in terms of quality and costs.

To be spanned over a total area of 125 hectares, the new platform will be carried out in two phases. The first, to be competed in the fourth quarter of 2012, covers a gross area of approximately 63 hectares, while the second phase (62 hectares) will be initiated in the first quarter of 2015 and will end in the last quarter of 2016.

Nouaceur’s platform will accommodate up to 300 companies and generate 15,000 direct jobs.

On this occasion, HM the King was briefed on the aeronautical park, which will be built on an area of 15 hectares for a total cost of 30 million dirhams.

The Sovereign also inaugurated the Aeronautics Institute (IMA), carried out for a total sum of 113.5 million dirhams.

The Institute is meant to provide to the staff of the companies of aeronautical and space sector (operators, technicians…etc) pre and post hire training as well as improvement courses in order to meet the needs and requirements of companies.

Carried out on a total area of 21,500 square meters, this new facility has a main building (1,450 square meters), workshops (2,320 square meters), an administration (475 square meters), a boarding school and a restaurant (1,690 square meters).

Source: MAP