Angola: Angolan government launches tender to build and refurbish 12 aerodromes

6 February 2008

Luanda, Angola, 6 Feb – Angolan, Spanish and Swiss companies have presented proposals for construction and refurbishment of 12 aerodromes in Angola, Angola’s national airport management company Enana-Ep said Monday.

The companies Teletrinf, H3ptilca/Ana, Sul Avec, Africon-Bks, Consulgal-Angola, Norvia/Promode, Lumanco and Sigma-Space put forward proposals to build and refurbish the aerodromes in Benguela, Cabinda, Catumbela, Dundo, Huambo, Kuito, Lubango, Luena, Malanje, MBanza-Congo, Menongue and Namibe.

The chairman of the jury for executive projects of Enana-Ep, Luís Coelho said that after the first phase, relating to the handover of financial proposals for the projects, will be followed by a second phase for assessing “the technical solutions that each company presents for repair and construction of the airports,” in Angola.

Coelho gave assurances that Enana-Ep would choose contractors that had the “technical quality to build and refurbish airports,” regardless of them being Angolan or otherwise.

The report in newspaper Jornal de Angola gave no details of the funds involved in the projects or schedules of work. (macauhub)