Pakistan seeks valve repair, electrical equipment for 1,000-MW Mangla Dam

Mangla Hydropower Project

Pakistan's Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) seeks bids for repair of gate valves and for supply of circuit breakers and transformers for the 1,000-MW Mangla Dam hydroelectric project. Bids in separate solicitations are due January 22 and February 11.

The United States agreed in 2012 to provide US$280 million to Pakistan to support improvements at Mangla and the 83-MW Kurram Tangi hydro project. WAPDA recruited firms in 2013 to refurbish turbine-generators and in 2012 to supply testing and monitoring equipment for Mangla.

In the first of two solicitations, WAPDA now seeks bids by 11 a.m. January 22 to repair high-pressure gate valves for cooling water and dewatering systems at Mangla. Bid documents may be obtained from the address below until 11 a.m. January 21 for 1,000 rupees (US$9.50) by pay order or bank draft to Resident Engineer, Power Station Mangla at Habib Bank Ltd., Mangla Cantt. Branch, Account No. 12297900272803. Bids are due by January 22.

In a second solicitation, WAPDA seeks bids by 11 a.m. February 11 for supply of 132-kilovolt and 220-kV SF6 circuit breakers and current transformers along with allied equipment. Bid documents may be obtained until 11 a.m. February 10 from:

  • General Manager (Hydel) Operation, WAPDA, 185 WAPDA House, Lahore; (92) 42-99202288; Fax: (92) 42-99202159, for 3,000 rupees (US$28.45) by pay order or bank draft to Manager Finance (Hydel), WAPDA at HBL Account No. 1303-59 Gardee Square Branch, Lahore; or
  • Resident Engineer, Power Station Mangla; (92) 544-639005; Fax: (92) 544-639261, for 3,000 rupees (US$28.45) by pay order or bank draft to Resident Engineer, Power Station Mangla at Habib Bank Ltd., Mangla Cantt. Branch, Account No. 12297900272803.

Bids in the second solicitation are due by February 11.

For information, contact Office of Resident Engineer, Power Station Mangla, Pakistan; (92) 544-639005; Fax: (92) 544-639261; Internet: www.wapda.gov.pk.

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