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TRANSCO CLSG convenes High-level meeting with contractors

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Abidjan, CI, June 29, 2018: The Management of TRANSCO CLSG is convening a two-day high-level Bi-Annual Coordination meeting with all of its EPC Contractors and Owner’s Engineer of the CLSG project in Makeni, Sierra Leone from July 3-4, 2018.

A Press Released issued by the Management of TRANSCO CLSG says the objective of the meeting is to take stock of progress made in the implementation of the CLSG interconnection project and agree on actions to address all project implementation related issues.

The project’s Owner’s Engineer, TRACTEBEL along with the EPC contractors including JV Elecnor Eiffage, National Contracting Company (NCC), JV Sieyuan-NEIE, JV Angelique/TATA, NR Electric, Kalpataru and Bouygues E&S will attend the meeting.

The meeting is part of TRANSCO CLSG’s coordination framework for an efficient monitoring of project implementation, which is very important in view of the complexity of the project. The meeting will provide an opportunity for TRANSCO CLSG and the EPC contractors to discuss the progress of their respective contracts, share the challenges encountered in order to find efficient solutions, and also to discuss about all coordination issues between components or projects.

TRANSCO CLSG Management will send a strong message to all EPC Contractors of the high expectation of CLSG Countries regarding the project commissioning date, so no delay will be accepted.

The meeting will discuss the status of the key project activities including engineering, manufacturing and factory acceptance tests, transportation, construction and commissioning of the project. The physical progress and technical issues, financial progress and related issues, scheduling and new updates will highlight the two-day discussions.

Meanwhile, the Management of TRANSCO CLSG is expected to sign the contracts for the remaining substations financed by the African Development Bank and World Bank respectively. Management wishes to inform the public that the signing process is being realized following the approval of the draft contract submitted to the financiers on June 7, 2018.

 

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