A close contest is expected for the contract to supply and install three 132/11-kV substations at Ogaila B and C and Ishbaliya A, near Fahaheel. Germany's Siemens is low bidder at KD 8.6 million ($27.6 million), about 0.6 per cent cheaper than the next offer of KD 8.65 million ($27.8 million) submitted by South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries.
Six companies priced the 16-18-month contract by the 1 December deadline. The client is the Ministry of Electricity & Water, which plans further substation work.
The Central Tenders Committee has recommended the award of three contracts worth a total of KD 10.5 million ($34 million) for the supply and installation of three substations and related works (MEED 16:8:02).
Hungary's Transelektro has been recommended to carry out the KD 4.8 million ($15 million) contract involving the supply and installation of a 132/33/11-kV substation at the Subiya water distribution complex. Hyundai Heavy Industriesis in line for a KD 3.2 million ($10 million) contract to supply and install a 132/11-kV substation at Shuhada B.
CTC has also recommended the award of a KD 2.5 million ($9 million) contract to Mitsubishi Electric Corporation of Japan for the contract to supply and install another 132/11-kV substation at Abdullah al-Salem.
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