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Mali to construct power lines connecting to Senegal

The government of Mali has obtained funding from the International Development Organisation (IDA / World Bank) Energy Management Company to finance the OMVS Power Grid and Extension Project.

And intends to use part of the credit to make payments under the contract for the construction works of the 225kV Kayes – Tambacounda berth line and the extension of associated posts.

The contract includes the construction of a 225 kV (288 km) power line between Tambacounda (Senegal) and Kays (Mali) substations.

Also the extensions of these two positions are included in the market (associated destructs construction, telecommunications, protection, etc.).

In the Kayes substation a second set of 225kV rigid bars is to be built. On the 225kV line, the stand-alone guard cable scheme for rural electrification will be applied.

Tender information

SOGEM solicits tenders from the eligible bidders who meet the qualifications required to complete the construction works.

Quotation requirements are detailed in the bidding documents. No margin of preference will be applied.

The procedure shall be conducted by means of international competitive bidding in accordance with a Call for Tenders (AO) as defined in the “Directives: Procurement of Supplies, Works and Services (other than consultancy services)”. ) by the World Bank Borrowers under the IBRD Loans and AID Credits and Donations Framework of January 2011 revised in July and 2014 (the “Guidelines”), and open to all bidders from eligible countries as defined in the Guidelines.

Interested bidders may obtain information from SOGEM for the attention of  the Director General of SOGEM,

Tel: + 223-2023-3286 / 2023-2657

Fax: + 223-023-8350;

BP: e4015-Bamako, Mali, Street: ACI 2000 Plot No. 2501-BP 00223 20 23 83 50

Email: spdg@sogem-omvs.org with the copies adressessuivantes: Seyd ou.sidibe@sogem- omvs.org; apho.maiga@sogem-omvs.org and sambou.niang@sogem-omvs.org.

Interested bidders are invited to read the bidding documents, every working day, from 8am to 4pm at the address given below:

SOGEM Market Markets

Hamdallaye ACI 2000, located on the 3rd floor

Email: seydou.sidibe@sogem-omvs.org

Bamako-Republic of Mali

Tendering documents have been made available from 15th February 2018.

The English invitation to tender may be purchased by any interested didder at the address below against a non-refundable payment of CFA 200,000 or the equivalent in any other freely convertible currency

The payment will be made in cash or by certified check, or by bank transfer to the SOGEM Compendium N °: 026703016 628 from the Development Bank of Mali (BDM SA) on behalf of the Manantali Energy Management Company. (SOGEM) – Bank Code: ML016 – Counter Code: 01201 RIB: 24.

The tender dossier will be withdrawn either at the level of the Cell of Markets, on the 3rd floor of the SOGEM General Directorate, located in Hamdallaye ACI, electronically (by direct delivery on electronic support or by communication download link) after submission and confirmation of proof of payment.


Offers must be submitted to address the below no later than 16 April 2018. Submission of tenders by e-mail will not be permitted.

Tenders must be accompanied by a bank guarantee of CFA 100,000,000 ($) or its equivalent in any other freely convertible currency.

Secretariat of the SOGEM

Directorate General Mr. Tamsirndiaye

3rd floor,  ACI 2000 Parcel N ° 2501,


Republic of Mali

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Babalwa Bungane
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