Almost Identical Bids in $30 million Tender

Conalvías, Meco and Constructora Urbana submitted proposals with a difference of one dollar in the tender to build the road interchange at the former Howard military base.

Friday, November 15, 2013

Seven companies were initially interested in the tender conducted by the Ministry of Public Works and whose reference price $33 million.

Conalvías, Meco and Constructora Urbana presented almost identical analysis, with a difference of only one dollar and two cents.

Within the proposal companies had to include additional costs for cleaning the area of explosives which were abandoned by the U.S. Army.

Prensa.com reports: "The project will be located about a mile from the entrance to the area known today as Panama Pacific (Howard), where they have installed more than 150 companies, mostly related to the transnational logistics sector."



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November 2013

A clarification meeting has been for the tender for an interchange on the Panamerican highway road whose reference price is $33 million.  

The companies who attended the clarification meeting held by the Ministry of Public Works were: FCC Construcción de Centroamérica S.A., Alquileres y Ventas Panedi, Conalvías S.A., Ceiusa, Conconcreto, Constructora Meco S.A., and Heliopol PMA.

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The value of the works has exceeded the estimate made ​​by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of $750 million. The construction company Norberto Odebrecht was awarded 71.24 kilometers from Santiago- Vigui.

Panama: 19 Companies Interested in Road Tender

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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".

Panama: Offers for $ 8 Million Road

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Companies presenting tenders to MOP were Conalvías / Centralmix, $ 8 million 644.560; Constructora Meco, $ 7 million 253.493; Consultores Profesionales de Ingeniería, $ 15 million 308.689, Constructores en Corporación, $ 7 million 164.163 and Constructora Urbana , $ 7 million 253.500.

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