Bahrain’s Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Ministry awarded eight tenders worth BD3.15 million ($8.2 million) and invited bids for six tenders worth BD3.06 million for projects related to roads, sanitary and construction in May.
Ministry under-secretary Ahmed Al Khayyat said the awarded tenders covered three sanitary projects and five construction projects.
In the sanitary sector, the tenders covered the BD1.03 million upgrade of sub-sewerage stations, BD743,964 mechanical and electrical works for pumping stations and sewage treated water tanks, and the transfer of the sewage line in Muharraq Sports Club (Arad-Block 240).
The construction sector covered BD179,845 complete maintenance and painting works at Ahmed Al Fateh Centre and BD799,000 consulting services, general scheme and implementation of phase 1.
As for the six tenders for which bids were invited, the sanitary sector included the improvement of F&E sewage treatment network in Isa Town while the construction sector covered the construction of the Postal Sorting Complex in Hidd Industrial Area, in addition to other tenders related to the maintenance of PCs and purchase of safety clothes and shoes for ministry staff.
Al Khayyat also revealed that the ministry’s cost engineering directorate approved 131 purchase requests worth BD462,828.
The technical services sector approved one new request as part of the contractors’ pre-qualification requests, eight upgrading requests and 10 renewal requests for contractors and suppliers.