Panama: Bonanza for Well Drillers

The drinking water supply crisis in Panama City has opened expansion opportunities for drilling companies.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

What was once an activity which took place mainly in rural areas, is now having a sharp rise in Panama City. The water shortage could last longer or recur in the future, and the solution to install storage tanks or buy bottled water is being supplemented by drilling wells to ensure continuous supply.

As a result, specialized drilling firms which previously carried out work in rural areas have now moved their operations to the capital.

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Tender for Drilling Materials for $2.3 million

June 2014

Using an abbreviated tender the Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad wishes to acquire materials for Drilling at Miravalles.

The tender includes: hydraulic and electromechanical valves, weldable steel flanges, steel hangers and parts for appliances, among other things.

Costa Rica: ICE Tenders $14 million in Machinery

April 2011

The Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE) is inviting tenders for the purchase of three drilling machines.

The tender is for the acquisition of surface drills (Type TRACK DRILL) weighing 11, 15 and 20 tonnes for use in the Reventazón Hydroelectric Project, the Hydroelectric Expansion Project and the Project Cachi Hydroelectric Diquís.

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