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Lebanon

Lebanon, Mount Lebanon Governorate - lb/13

Expressway

The Government of Lebanon (GoL) intends to build an Expressway from Khaldeh to Nahr Ibrahim on a PPP basis. Total length of the expressway is 38 km divided into a tunnel section of 12 km and a dual 3-4 lane expressway of total length approximately 20 km, Interchanges, service roads and bridges.  GoL might consider splitting the execution of this expressway into different standalone sections for ease of implementation and for securing the funds for the expropriation.

Starts at the town of Khaldeh South of the city of Beirut and heads northward through Choueifat, Hadath, Hazmieh, then Dikwaneh, Baouchrieh, Jal El dib, Antelias before it connects to the existing Northern Highway at Dbayeh north of Beirut. A new tunnel from Dbayeh to Nahr Ibrahim.

Project timeline:  Due diligence completed - March 2019,  Launching the tendering process - March 2020, Contract Award - September 2020. Contact HCP (High Council for Privatization and PPP), attn. Ms. Diala Chaar, email dchaar@hcp.gov.lb or CDR (Council for Development and Recostruction), attn Mr Elie Helou, email  elieh@cdr.gov.lb. Visit http://hcp.gov.lb/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/NAHR-IBRAHIM-EXPRESSWAY.pdf. 11/18.



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Lebanon, Beirut - lb/12

Water Transfer

Council for Development and Reconstruction in Beirut awarded to the Italian contractor CMC di Ravenna a EUR 165 million contract to develop the water network in Beirut. The project, partially financed by the World Bank, consists of building 24 km of tunnels and pipelines using two TBMs. Visit http://cmcgruppo.com/cmc/files/2011/09/20150114_libano_-eng.pdf. 09/15.



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Lebanon, Awali - lb/11

Water Transfer

Design studies by Montgomery Watson include 4.1 km tunnel 2.8 m-diameter from Joun hydro station to purification plant at Ouardinaye and 19.7 km bored aqueduct to conduct treated water to Khalde, south of Beirut. Cast concrete lining with some steel in places. World Bank funding. Prequalification in process. April 1999.



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Lesotho

Lesotho, Matsoku - ls/12

Water Transfer

5.7 km standby tunnel to carry 55 m3/sec from diversion weir on Matsuko river when water is available. Joint venture of Hochtief, Concor and Impregilo known as Matsoku Civil Contractors with consultants Matsoku Diversion Partnership comprising Consult 4 in joint venture with Lescon/FMA. Access adit 190 m long completed and work proceeding on 5 m-high, 4.5 m-wide horseshoe-shaped main tunnel being driven straight on 1:230 downgrade using drill/blast in basaltic formations. Crown will be sprayed with fibre-reinforced shotcrete and invert will have concrete channel. Advances of 25 m to 30 m/week being achieved. March 1999.  The 5.6 km Matsoku tunnel and its related diversion weir have been inaugurated on 26th October, 2001 as part of Phase 1B of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. Work commenced on 2nd February, 1998. Total cost of the contract, funded by the European Investment Bank, estimated at M241 million. Phase 1B is scheduled for completion in 2003. Visit www.lhwp.org.ls/projecthistory/project-history.htm 48/01.



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Lesotho, Mohale - ls/11

Water Transfer

  32 km-long, 4.1 m-diameter gravity-flow connection through basalts with occasional dolerite dykes between future Mohale reservoir and recently completed Katse reservoir using TBMs from each end and lined with concrete segments. Intake end will utilise existing 5.3 m-diameter Wirth TBM ex delivery tunnel north of previous contract and second TBM is 4.7 m NFM ex-Ecuador. Both machines are double-shielded. Hexagonal lining segments manufactured at site. Advances of 750 m/month per machine anticipated. High and low level intake tunnels 200 m long joining 100 m-deep gate shaft. Drill/blast operations at both ends to prepare TBM launch chambers. 800 m-long access adit at intake end for muck tippler and conveyor. Commenced February 1998 for completion January 2003. Design and construction supervision consultants: LHTP, a joint venture of Consult 4, Lahmeyer and Mott MacDonald. Contractors: joint venture of Hochtief, Concor and Impregilo. March 1999. Payments of $1.25 million bribes during 1988 by a number of participating companies to a former executive of the project have been traced and are under investigation by the Maseru court. Sept 1999.



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Invitation to Tender, deadline 12.01.2018, for the construction of Polihali Diversion Tunnels, Part II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP), a bi-national project between the governments of Lesotho and the Republic of South Africa, intended to provide water to the Gauteng region of South Africa and to generate hydroelectricity for Lesotho. The 38km long concrete-lined gravity tunnel will connect Polihali reservoir to the Katse reservoir.  Interested Tenderers may obtain Tender Documents at NO COST, from the Phase II project website http://www.lhda.org.ls/phase2/tenderbulletin/ from 30 October 2017 to 13 November 2017. A mandatory pre-Tender meeting will be held on 14 November

2017 at 09:00 am (registration from 08:00 am) Lesotho time in the Mokhotlong District, Mokhotlong – Lesotho, at the Mokhotlong Hotel. This will be followed by a mandatory site visit on 14 November 2017 at 12:00 pm.  Visit http://www.lhda.org.ls/phase2/tenderbulletin/tenderInformation.aspx?ContractNumber=4022.

Ref.n.4022. 45/17.



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The SCLC Polihali Diversion Tunnel Joint Venture, composed by Salini Impregilo S.p.A. (South Africa ), Cooperativa Muratori Cementistri CMC di Ravenna (South Africa ), LSP Construction Ltd (Lesotho ), CMI Infrastructure Ltd (South Africa ) secured the contract for the construction of Polihali Diversion Tunnels, Part II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project (LHWP).  Visit http://www.lhda.org.ls/tenderbulletin/docs/C4022%20Notce%20of%20Award.pdf.

Ref.n.4022. 16/19.



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Libya

Libya, Tripoli - ly/11

Water

Brown & Root reports it has carried out engineering and construction supervision to convert two limestone caverns 50-150 m-deep for potable water storage. The two main caverns are 120 m-long x 40 m-wide, with three interconnecting tunnels and two access adits. A new low level outlet tunnel was constructed and one access adit was converted to a hydraulic inlet. Visit www.halliburton.com July 2000.



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Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein, Steg - li/11

Highway

740 m-long two-way traffic tube lined with patented 6.5 sq m elements consisting of two reinforced glassfibre laminates enclosing a polyurethane foam core developed by Xaver Jehle fax +41 75 232 7402. February 1997.



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Lithuania

Lithuania, Vilnius - lt/11

Gasometer

Natural gas storage cavern with one billion cu m capacity subject of $800,000 preliminary investigation by Sofregaz and Geo Nafta for Lietuvos Dujos for which report expected by end-1999. November 1999.



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Luxembourg

Luxembourg, European Union - lu/16

Transport

Closing Date: 28.09.2012 (Tender Closed)

Open invitation to tender, deadline 28.09.2012, for four-year framework agreements for consultancy services in the transport sector on behalf of European Investment Bank. Value up to EUR4 million, excluding VAT, over four years. Ten lots of contract available. Further information, specs and docs from EIB, tel +352 43791, fax +352 437704, e-mail occo-procurement@eib.org, to where tenders or requests to participate must be sent. Visit http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=259531-2012. 33/12.



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Open invitation to tender, revised deadline 11.10.2012, for four-year framework agreements for consultancy services in the transport sector on behalf of European Investment Bank. Value up to EUR4 million, excluding VAT, over four years. Ten lots of contract available. Further information, specs and docs from EIB, tel +352 43791, fax +352 437704, e-mail occo-procurement@eib.org, to where tenders or requests to participate must be sent. Visit http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=290828-2012. 37/12.



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Luxembourg, Ville de Luxembourg - lu/15

Sewer

Closing Date: 19.02.2010 (Tender Closed)

Open invitation to tender, deadline 19.02.2010, for construction of 6 km-long, 2 m-diameter trunk sewer connecting wastewater treatment plants and Bonnevoie Beggen in the Grand Duchy. Access to be developed from eight access shafts of 7-12 m-diameter and depths ranging from 12-14 m, some in rocky soils and some in alluvium, all below the water table.Three lots of contract, duration 796/820/900 days, all commencing September, 2010. Documents available until 25.01.2010, price EUR2,500. Contact Jean Heuschling at Ville de Luxembourg, L-1911 Luxembourg, tel +352 47962995, fax +352 220397, e-mail canal@vdl.lu. Visit http://ted.europa.eu/udl?request=Seek-Deliver&language=en&docid=339530-2009. 50/09.



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