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Xe Pian-Xe Nam Noy Hydropower Project

Asia Civil were engaged to complete a Technical and Commercial Engineering Study document (275-pages) detailing the overall delivery approach for completing a 11.5km, 5.5-metre diameter TBM tunnel as part of a hydropower project. This project scope is valued at over USD $70-million.

Asia Civil conducted a geological review on the site and the proposed tunnel alignment, helped develop the project programme, produced preliminary labour, plant and equipment scheduling, drafted a comprehensive Project Execution Plan, managed the Risk & Opportunity review process, coordinated the temporary works design and site layout, conducted value engineering exercises and undertook a complete project commercial and legal review, including all customs and taxation requirements.

Asia Civil’s scope also involved preparing the project cost and procurement plan for over USD $20-million of goods and services, including developing the Project Logistics Plan for transporting items from international vendors to the remote site location in the Laos highlands. This work included the sourcing, fabrication and delivery of specialist items such as conveyors, rails, prefabricated workshops, precast segment facilities and precision segment moulds.

Asia Civil’s engagement was subsequently extended to supporting the client to present the proposal to the project owners in Korea (SK Engineering & Construction), answering technical and commercial queries and participating in the successful negotiation of project award.

Key Features:

• 13.6km x 5.5m diameter tunnel to be completed using TBM method

• Complex procurement and logistics planning to reach remote project location

• Onsite segment casting yard designed and all temporary works including utilities, workshops, stores, staff amenities

• Asia Civil prepared tax and customs review

• Asia Civil prepared technical and commercial risk & opportunity assessment

• Asia Civil prepared proposal to provide a range of project staff and local support services

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