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Mauritanian electricity company to build substations

The Mauritanian electricity company, SOMELEC, is launching an open international tender for the design, supply and assembly of 225/90kV Nouakchott-Nouadhibou lines and associated substations, Lot 2: associated electrical substations.

This follows after the government of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania having obtained funding from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (FADES). A portion of the funds will be used to cover the costs of the works and services for the contract.

Mauritanian electricity company tender information

The SOMELEC Investment Markets Committee now invites eligible companies and groupings of companies in accordance with the procurement procedures applied by the FADES and having the required qualifications to submit their technical and financial offers with a view of the execution of the works and services.

Candidates interested in this invitation to tender and meeting the eligibility criteria set out in the “Instructions to Bidders” may obtain further information and clarification from:

The Director General of SOMELEC

47, Avenue de l’Indépendance

BP 355 – Nouakchott

Islamic Republic of Mauritania

Alternatively bidders can contact the consultant at the following address:

Mr. Pierre-Yves Courrie


7, Avenue Ariane-1200 Brussels – BELGIUM

Candidates interested in this invitation to tender can obtain the French tender dossier by submitting a written request to SOMELEC and the consultant to the aforementioned addresses.

And this against a non-refundable payment by transfer of $35 on one of the bank accounts of SOMELEC.

Companies interested in the project can also consult the dossier on-site free of charge at the addresses mentioned above.

A compulsory visit of the premises will be organised in the presence of all candidates and the consultant no later than one month before the date of submission of tenders.

The deadline for this tender has been set for 19 June 2017 at 10:00 UT.

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Babalwa Bungane
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