Macedonia seeks construction of 70-MW Boskov Most

SKOPJE, Macedonia 2/17/12 (PennWell) -- The government of Macedonia invites applications for pre-qualification to build the 70-MW Boskov Most hydroelectric project on the Mala Reka River in western Macedonia. Responses are due March 14.

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development agreed in November 2011 to lend 65 million euros (US$88.4 million) to Macedonia for construction of Boskov Most, which is to enable the Balkan nation to reduce electricity imports and cut the country's carbon intensity by 95,000 tons of carbon dioxide annually.

Utility AD Elektrani na Makedonija - Skopje invites applications for pre-qualification for two civil works contracts:
o Civil Works CW1: site infrastructure and access roads; rockfill dam; diversion tunnel; left side diversion system with five intakes, 11-kilometer conveyance system, channels, and siphons; and related hydraulic steel work;
o Civil and Underground Works CW2: Site infrastructure and access roads; intakes; headrace tunnel; surge tank; gate chamber; pressure shaft; powerhouse; tailrace channel; downstream river training; and related hydraulic steel works.

The contracts are to be performed concurrently from mid-2012 through the first quarter of 2016.

Pre-qualification documents may be obtained from the address below for 200 euros (US$262) or the equivalent in a convertible currency. Foreign currency payment is made to AD ELEM, Skopje, 11 Oktomvri br. 9, SWIFT STOB MK 2X, IBAN Mk 07200012282402959, Account No. 0122824029, Stopanska Bank, Skopje, Macedonia, in favor of AD ELEM, Skopje. Local currency payment is made to AD ELEM, Skopje, 11 Oktomvri br. 9, E.D.B.R. 4030005560757, Stopanska Banka 200001172378658, Stopanska Bank, Skopje, Macedonia, in favor of AD ELEM, Skopje.

Applications for pre-qualification are due by 2 p.m. March 14 to the address below. For information, contact:
o Ivan Trpeski, AD Elektrani na Makedonija - Skopje, Str. 11 Oktomvri 9 - Skopje, Department for Development & Investment, Ground Floor, Room 15, Skopje, FYR Macedonia; (389) 2-3149101; Fax: (389) 2-3224492; E-mail:; Internet:;
o Cane Cekerevac, Stucky Ltd., Rue du Lac 33, 1020 Renens VD1, Switzerland; (41) 21-6371589; E-mail:

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