Dagushan is the second tranche of the Gansu Heihe Rural Hydropower Development Investment Program financing facility. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) previously approved tranche 1, providing US$22 million of the US$49 million cost of building the 50.5-MW Erlongshan hydroelectric project upstream of Dagushan.
In May, Gansu Province issued an environmental impact assessment finding adverse effects of Dagushan could be mitigated to acceptable levels. (HNN 5/4/07)
Heihe Hydropower Development Co. plans to seek bids for nine procurement packages:
o Headrace tunnel (two civil works packages);
o Surge shaft and penstocks (civil works);
o Powerhouse construction (civil works);
o Hydro generator sets and auxiliaries (equipment);
o Main and station services transformers (equipment);
o Power station auxiliary equipment (three equipment packages);
o Powerhouse crane (equipment);
o Environmental protection (two works packages); and
o Implementation supervision consulting services.
International bidding is to be used for all power station main and auxiliary equipment, six packages totaling US$5.66 million. National bidding will be used for six civil works packages totaling US$22.14 million. Quality and cost-based selection will be used to choose implementation consultants at an estimated cost of US$200,000.
Prospective suppliers and contractors seeking additional information are invited to contact President Zhu Xingjie, Heihe Hydropower Development Co., Qingnian Dongjie, Shixi, Zhangye, Gansu Province 734000 China; Fax: (86) 936-8225763; E-mail: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Specific procurement notices for international bidding are to be available on the ADB Internet site, www.adb.org, and www.chinabidding.com. National bidding notices are to be on www.chinabidding.com.