The tender deadline for the construction of a $100 million-150 million wastewater plant as part of the Izmir great channel sewerage programme is likely to be extended for about one-and-a-half months from 10 July at the request of some bidders, according to contracting sources. The client is the Izmir Water & Sewerage Administration (IZSU – MEED 17:1:97, Tenders).

The shortlisted bidders, mainly ventures of foreign with local companies, are:

Germany’s Uhde with Yuksel

Italy’s EMIT with Alsim Alarko

Italy’s Ansaldo with Ata

Germany’s Berliner Wasser Betriebe (BWB) with Aydiner

the US’ General Electric Company with Bayindir

France’s Degremont with Enka and Dogus

Spain’s Tecnicas Reunidas with Entes

the UK’s Tarmac International, Scott Wilson Kirkpatrick, Yorkshire Water and Babcock Water Engineering with Guris and Seyas

the Netherlands’ Von Norden Skjold

the UK’s Balfour Beatty and Purac with Metis

the US’ Camp Dresser & McKee with Sistem Yapi, Limak and Intes

Germany’s Linde-KCA-Dresden, Hans Brochier, Cegelec AEG Systems and Ruhrwasser International with Sezai Turkes-Feyzi Akkaya

Austria Energy & Environment with Tekser

Germany’s Otto with Kayalar

Germany’s Preussag Noell with Vinsan

Germany’s Lurgi Bamag, Siemens and Wayss & Freytag with Yapi Merkezi

the UK’s Biwater International

France’s OTV with Gunal

The project involves the construction of the first stage of an advanced, fully automated biological wastewater treatment plant with an average flow of 7 cubic metres a second.