Honduras Tender for Works on 'El Cajón' Dam

In September, the regulator will start the bidding process to hire a company to undertake repairs and maintenance.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

The cost of repairs according to information from the National Electricity Company (ENEE), is about $20 million.

Sub technical manager of ENEE, Leonardo Deras told Latribuna.hn that domestic and foreign experts have agreed on the urgency of initiating repairs and maintenance.

"He lamented that ‘unfortunately some bad governments have not given due importance to the problem and that has caused the problem to degenerate'.

He announced that the manager of the state power company, Roberto Martínez Lozano, ordered the start of the project with the identification of resources so that a tender process can be begun this year to find a specialized company to carry out the work.

'We have already well-defined what jobs need doing on the technical side, both the amount of work and investment, all that is needed now is to find the funds’, the official said."



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The same companies that had participated in two failed international tenders have submitted two bids for the repair of the El Cajon dam.

The Consortium MOS, made up of the Swiss company Rodio Swissborring and the Venezuelan Trevi Cimentaciones, the Italian Astaldi S.P.A., China's Sinohydro Corporation Limited and the Mexican Tecnosuelo S.A.

Direct Contract for Works on Hydro Station

October 2013

After the failure of two tenders for the repair of cracks in El Cajon, the contract for approximately $30 million will be awarded directly.

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Tender for the El Cajon Hydroelectric Station is Unsuccessful

August 2012

The National Electricity Company of Honduras announced that there will be another international tender for repairing leaks at the hydroelectric plant.

The contract to repair the leaks in the power plant "El Cajon", which favoured the company Rodio Swissboring Centroamérica, which bid $39.5 million, has been declared unsuccessful, said the manager of the National Electricity Company (ENEE), Roberto Cardona .

Honduras Readies Bidding for "El Cajón" Hydro Power Plant

April 2010

The bidding rules to repair hydroelectric power plant “Francisco Morazán”, also known as “El Cajón”, are ready for publication.

Roberto Martínez Lozano, head of the National Electric Energy Corporation (ENEE), explained that they will invite domestic and foreign companies to participate in the project as soon as possible.

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