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Ministry extends tender for Kuwait Int'l Airport construction

The submission deadline for programme management consulting bids has been extended by a month

Kuwait's ministry has extended the tender to deliver programme management consulting services for its international airport's construction [representational image].
Kuwait's ministry has extended the tender to deliver programme management consulting services for its international airport's construction [representational image].

Kuwait’s Ministry of Public Works has extended the deadline to bid on programme management consulting delivery for the construction of its international airport.

The bid submission date for the Kuwait International Airport Project’s construction has been extended to 24 October, 2018, instead of 24 September, according to the public works office.

READ: First flight departure planned for Kuwait Int'l Airport's new terminal

This July, the ministry issued a tender inviting Louis Berger, CH2M, SNC Lavalin, Ineco, Egis, Turner & Townsend, Hill International, and Parsons to work on the project.

Each consultant was required to attach an initial insurance of $330,350 (KWD100,000) alongside their technical proposal.

These announcements do not mention additional details of the airport project being tendered.  

This May, equipment manufacturer Mammoet said it had been awarded a contract to work on Kuwait International Airport's new terminal building, part of a $4.3bn (KWD1.3bn) project.

The terminal has a trefoil plan, comprising of three symmetrical wings for departure gates. Each of its façades spans 1.2km, with all of them extending from a 25km central space.

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