Award of Sewage Tunnel for $139 million

The Government of Panama awarded the contract to build an 8-km tunnel for sewage to the Brazilian Company Odebrecht.

Thursday, April 23, 2009

The company is the same one to which the mega projects of the coastal belt, the Panama-Colón Highway and the Remigio Rojas irrigation system were awarded. In total, the current Panamanian government has awarded Odebrecht a total of $648.9 million.

The website published: "The $139 million contract will be formalized in the coming days by the Cabinet Council, José Antonio Ducrex, director of the Institute of National Aqueducts and Sewage, confirmed yesterday."

Once the agreement is formalized, Odebrecht will have 36 to 42 months to complete the project.

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With a price of $234 million, the company Norberto Odebrecht has been awarded the design and construction of a third power transmission line.

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Panama: Odebrecht Awarded "Curundú" Project

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Brazilian company "Constructora Norberto Odebrecht" won a $94 million contract to develop the infrastructure project.

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Odebrecht Wins New Contract in Panama

November 2009

Brazilian company Norberto Odebrecht will execute channeling works in the Caldera river for $11.4 million.

This is Odebrecht's sixth contract with the Panamanian state.

"In the past administration, this company was awarded the development of the coastal belt ($189.1 million), the second phase of the Panama-Colón highway ($283.7 million) and the construction of a tunnel for the clean up works at the city bay ($139)", reported

Panama: $3 Million Contract for Odebrecht

November 2009

The Brazilian construction company awarded the second stage of the cleanup works in Caldera River.

The first stage was awarded to company "Ceiba Panama", and comprised cleaning the first 7 kilometers of the waterway.

Manolo Ruiz, Mayor of Boquete, stated that "the company must clean up all garbage, trees and objects affecting the free flow of water", and that "they will erect containment walls to protect houses close to the river from unexpected flooding".

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