Bahrain has awarded a total of six tenders worth BD2.7 million ($7.1 million) in January besides inviting bids for tenders for projects related to roads, sanitary work and construction sectors, said a top official.
The awarded tenders and tenders for which bids were invited last month included varied roads, sanitary and construction projects covering different areas in the kingdom, revealed Works Affairs undersecretary Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al Khayyat.
He pointed out that the awarded tenders in the roads sector covered the BD4,15,020 consulting services for Mondelez International Project infrastructure works and the BD1.84 million Muharraq Ring Road Project (extending from Hidd Interchange to Amwaj Interchange).
The total cost for the awarded tenders in the roads sector amounted to BD2.26 million.
As for the sanitary sector, Al Khayyat stated that the awarded tenders included the BD254,950 sewerage line transfer project for Block 346 in the Financial Harbour Area and the BD160,000 CCTV Survey to sewerage networks (2016-2018).
The total cost for the awarded tenders in this sector amounted to BD4,14,950, he added.
In the construction sector, the awarded tenders in January included the BD12,055 civil, mechanical and electrical works for the Handcrafts Manager’s Office in Manama and the BD12,518 installation and maintenance work at the perfuming system for sterilizing bathrooms.
The total cost for the six awarded tenders in all three sectors amounted to BD2.7 million.
According to Al Khayyat, the tenders for which bids were invited covered the roads, sanitary and construction sectors. In sanitary sector, the tenders for which bids were invited included the BD3.06 million operation and maintenance of the bi-treatment system Hibex at the Tubli Sewage Treatment Plant and the BD259,000 backup consulting services for the Sanitary Engineering Planning & Projects Directorate (Phase 2).
The total cost for the tenders for which bids were invited in this sector amounted to BD3.32 million.
On the construction sector, Al Khayyat said the tenders for which bids were invited covered the BD17,000 repair works for the storm water drainage system in Bahrain National Museum, the BD5,000 Time Contract (2017-2018- Re-tendering) for the civil, mechanical and electrical maintenance works, the BD119,750 operation, maintenance and repair works for the mechanical, electrical and plumbing tools and the civil maintenance to a number of buildings at the Works Ministry Premises in Manama and the BD641,300 electrical and mechanical equipment maintenance at Gudaibiya Palace.
He said the cost engineering directorate of the Ministry, represented by the Procurement Department, had approved 91 purchase requests in January at the cost of BD291,351 covering various sectors at the Ministry.
The total cost for the 268 payments last month amounted to BD6.02 million