Water Supply Works for $288 million

The Panamanian government will most likely award contracts to Odebrecht,Meco-Transcaribe Trading, and Meco-MCM to improve the water supply in Panama and San Miguelito.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

If there are no complaints, the $157.8 million contract to Odebrecht will be confirmed, along with one of $33.9 million for the consortium-Meco Transcaribe Trading and a third worth $96.5 million for the M2 consortium formed by Meco and MCM.

"The works consist of the study, design and construction of four distribution lines for drinking water in Panama City and improvements to 14 networks in San Miguelito", reported Prensa.com.

Danna Harrick, director of the National Council for Sustainable Development, the entity in charge of the project, said the funds will come from funds intended for other entities but which not being used.

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Offers Presented for Sanitation Tender in Panama

June 2012

The act of receiving the bid proposals has taken place for the "Project for the study, design, construction and operation of the enlargement and sustainable improvement of water and sewage systems in Panama."

From a press release from the Presidency of Panama:

The government today received bid for projects to improve the water and sewage system in Panama and San Miguelito.

Panama: $ 112 Million in Infrastructure

February 2011

The Ministry of Works has awarded four contracts for road realignment projects in the city of Panama.

Contracts were awarded to Conalvías, Transacaribe Trading, MCM Global Consorcio Intersecciones and Constructora Meco.

"Conalvías will be responsible for building a viaduct in Avenida de los Martires for $ 29.3 million ... and a viaduct and extension of Avenida de La Amistad for $ 20.5 million” reported Prensa.com.

Panama: Tender for Urban Improvement Suspended

March 2016

An appeal has been made against proposals put forward by Odebrecht and Centralvías EP in the tender to improve Via España, for $99 million, due to alleged noncompliance with the specifications.

The Directorate General of Public Procurement in Panama has suspended the tender process for the study, design, procurement and construction of urban intervention works for the revitalization of public space. The entity received a complaint filed by Consorcio Espacios Públicos Vía España (Meco, SA and Rodsa, SA), reported Prensa.com.

Panama: 19 Companies Interested in Road Tender

August 2013

Ten construction companies and nine service companies attended the pre tender meeting for establishing the specifications for the expansion to four lanes of the Inter American Highway from Veraguas to Viguí.

Prensa.com reports: "This is the first of five sections that the Ministry of Public Works (MOP) is putting out to tender in order to complete the widening to four lanes of the highway between David and Santiago".

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