Isolux Corsan, through its subsidiary Isolux Infrastructure, has opened the Gujarat/ Maharashtra Border-Surat-Hazira Port Section of NH-6 to the traffic in India.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Somalia
The road project involves the development of a 6.5-km tunnel and the 6-km approach road along the Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri road section on National Highway-1 in Jammu & Kashmir.
None of the five consortia shortlisted for the Rs 9,630-crore (US$1.5 billion) Mumbai Trans Harbour Link (MTHL) project submitted an offer on August 5th, 2013. While one of them withdrew from the race last week, IRB Infrastructure - Hyundai, the other four chose not to submit their bids on Monday.
Elevated road project in IndiaIRB said in a letter to the Mumbai Metropolitan Commissioner, informing about its decision to quit the project:
A recent Supreme Court ruling has stated that the Panipat-Jalandhar national highway in India, involving an investment of Rs. 4,500cr (US$780 million), will be completed by its existing contractor Soma/Isolux Infrastructure instead of the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) as had been directed by the Punjab and Haryana high Court earlier.
The Indian Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the implementation of the development of four laning of Bhuban-Dubari-Chandikhole section of National Highway-200 in Orissa under the National Highways Development Project (NHDP) Phase III on Design, Build, Finance Operate and Transfer (DBFOT) basis in Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) (Toll) mode of delivery.
Dear readers, there have been a couple of PPP projets moving forward during this week in India:
The Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Limited (DFCCIL) has selected bidders for Design and Construction of approximately 343 Route Km Double Line Railway between Bhaupur - Khurja Section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor split in three Slices on Design-Build Lump Sum basis.
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has released lists of prequalified bidders for seven road projects under the DBFOT model. Final bids for these public private partnership (PPP) projects have to be submitted on September 29th (the three first projects of the table below) and 30th (the four final projects of the table below). The submission of the final bids will be done in e-tendering mode. InfraPPP India understands that the RFQs are already available in the e-tendering system.
The Jaipur Metro rail project on Tuesday received response from 11 companies, from India and abroad, forming five teams, for its request for qualification (RFQ) seeking public private partnership (PPP) concessionaire for the project.