Kuwait’s Public Authority for Housing Care (PAHC) has extended the bid deadline for infrastructure contracts at the Sabah al-Ahmed and Al-Jaber al-Ahmed developments outside Kuwait City until 8 December.

The original deadline was in early November (MEED 24:9:09).

For the Sabah al-Ahmed development, PAHC has invited contractors to bid for an infrastructure contract covering buildings, roads and a power network.

The local prequalifiers are Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company, Alghanim International General Trading & Contracting Company, Burhan International Construction Company, Combined Group Trading & Contracting Company, First Kuwaiti General Trading & Contracting Company, Kuwait Company for Process Plant Construction & Contracting, Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company, and United Gulf Construction Company (UGCC).

The three Turkish/local joint ventures are Alsim Alarko with Design General Trading & Contracting Company; Guris with Khaled Yousuf al-Fulaij Establishment; and Makyol with Bahra International Company.

The five Chinese/local joint ventures are Beijing Urban Constructions Company with Kuwait Systems Company; China Railway Shisiju Group with Future Logistics Company; China Metallurgical Group Corporation with Standard Arabian General Trading & Contracting Company; Sino Hydro Corporation with Al-Arabi Trading & Real Estate Centre; and Covec China National Engineering Company with Concrete Industries Company.

The two South Korean/local joint ventures are Sambo with Eskan General Trading & Contracting Company; and SC Hando Engineering & Construction with Tamweel Askan Company.

The three Greek/local groups are Pantexniki Contractors & Engineers with Shatte al-Shams General Trading & Contracting; Technical Olympic Mochlos with Sai General Trading & Contracting Company; and Terna with Green Line General Trading & Contracting Company.

At the Al-Jaber al-Ahmed development, PAHC has invited firms to bid for a contract to build roads and car parks, and install electricity networks.

The prequalifiers are Ahmadiah Contracting & Trading Company, Burhan International Construction Company, Combined Group Trading & Contracting Company, First Kuwaiti General Trading & Contracting Company, Kuwait Company for Process Plant Construction & Contracting, Mohammed Abdulmohsin al-Kharafi & Sons, Mushrif Trading & Contracting Company, UGCC, all local, and Athens-based Consolidated Contractors Company.