Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey, Kazakhstan, December 03, 2018
Aim Texas Overseas Management Group (AIMOMG) has attended a tender in Consortium with ICP – Germany (consortium member), Enviroplan – Greece (consortium member), and GeoData Plus LLP – Kazakhstan (sub-consultant, whereas Aim Texas Lead Consultant in providing consulting services for Ust-Kamenogorsk and Semey Solid Waste Projects – Feasibility Study, Kazakhstan (Project Number: EBRD 75582). The tender is a single stage open competitive selection (RFP).
EBRD intends to select and contract a consulting company (the “Consultant”) to prepare a Feasibility Study (“FS”) for each of the Cities which the Bank can use to appraise the Project and take a decision on the prospective of financing (the “Assignment”).
The expected outcome of the Assignment is identification and development of a bankable Project, including determination of a priority investment programme (the “PIP”), and evaluation of its benefits, including assessing the environmental and social feasibility for each of the Cities. For avoidance of doubt the Assignment shall cover both cities and the Consultant shall prepare simultaneously and in parallel a separate full scope FS and a bankable Project for each of the Cities.
The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services for each of the Cities:
- Baseline study and future SWM system.
- Project proposal.
- Legal and institutional set up.
- Operational efficiency assessment.
- Financial and economic assessment.
- Project implementation plan.
- Environmental and Social Assessment.
It is expected that the EBRD finance will be provided in form of a loan to (i) a municipal company fully owned by the Ust-Kamenogorsk City Akimat (municipality) for implementation of the Project in the city of Ust-Kamenogorsk and (b) a municipal company fully owned by the Semey City Akimat (municipality) for implementation of the Project in the city of Semey.
Ust-Kamenogorsk city has the population of around 350,000, and Semey city around 300,000.