Reevaluating Offers for Children's Hospital

In Panama, the report of the Verification Commission, which in September evaluated the proposals of the companies interested in the work and ordered a new analysis, was partially cancelled.

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

In September, it was reported that the General Directorate of Public Contracting decided to admit the Complaint Action presented by the representative of the China Camc Engineering Company, against the evaluation report of the act of "Prequalification for the studies, construction, equipment and maintenance of the new Children's Hospital, the Maternity Hospital of Santo Tomas, and adjacent areas, restoration of the gardens and renovation of the Abeja building."

In the last resolution published in October by the Contracting Directorate, it was ordered "... That the Tendering Entity proceed through the same Verifying Commission to carry out a new partial analysis of the proposals presented by Posco-Samsung Consortium, to verify whether it complies or not with the Mandatory Minimum Requirements of Experience and Financial Capacity."

The document requires to follow the same with the proposals presented by Acciona Construccion, S.A. and China Camc Engineering CO., LTD. Panama Branch.

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Children's Hospital: An Endless Story

July 2019

Although the warning of illegality presented by the CAMCE Consortium in the tender to build and equip the new Children's Hospital in Panama was not admitted, the tender was again suspended.

The history of the tender for the "Construction, equipment and corrective and preventive maintenance of the New Children's Hospital, the Maternity Hospital of Santo Tomás and Annexed Areas, restoration of gardens and remodeling", seems to have no end, since in the last resolution of the General Directorate of Public Contracting (DGCP) the public act was ordered to be suspended.

Road Paved for Awarding Hospital Work

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The Third Chamber of the Supreme Court of Justice did not admit the warning of illegality presented by the CAMCE Consortium in the tender process for the construction and equipping of the new Children's Hospital in Panama.

According to the report of the Evaluation Commission, published on May 22, 2019 on the PanamaCompra portal, the CAMCE Consortium's proposal, which totaled $613 million, obtained a score of 72 and that of Consorcio Acciona Construcción, S.A., which totaled $614 million, its rating was 87.92. See evaluation details.

Companies Confirmed to Tender Children's Hospital

November 2018

In the latest analysis to select the companies eligible to build the New Children's Hospital in Panama, the New Children's Hospital and FCC America Children's Hospital Consortia were pre-qualified.

After the report of the Verification Commission, which in September evaluated the companies interested in the work, was partially annualized, a new analysis was ordered.

Another Setback for the Children's Hospital

September 2018

Due to the fact that the company China Camc Engineering Co. Ltd. filed an appeal, suspension of the act for prequalification of the work, estimated at $281 million, has been ordered.

The General Directorate of Public Procurement decided to accept the Appeal Suit submitted by the representative of the Chinese company Camc Engineering, against the evaluation report for the act for the "Prequalification for studies, construction, equipment and maintenance of the new Children's Hospital, Maternity of the Hospital Santo Tomás, and annexed areas, restoration of the gardens and remodeling of the Abeja building".

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