According to information released by the Office of Public Works (DSOP), the company that undertook the development of the new Area Zone C landfill will be fined for delays in the construction of the project.
The project was commissioned to the Yangtze River Hydrographic Department in November 2018 for 816.1 million MOP (US $ 19 million), but the company exceeded the initial 645-day completion deadline by 35% and was fined. Was done. Sanctions.
The project was originally scheduled to be completed in January 2021, but was completed a year after January of this year.
The longest delay of all public projects over 100 million MOP was due to bad weather, lack of sand, land subsidence, and the Covid-19 pandemic.
New Area Zone C is located north of Taipa Island, in the waters in front of Avenida do Oceano, between the Saivan Bridge and the Noble de Calvalho Bridge.
It covers an area of about 320,000 square meters and is mainly targeted at public facilities and housing.
Under the local legal system for public works contracts, if the contractor does not complete the work within the time specified in the contract, there will be an administrative or legal extension fine until the end of the work or the end of the contract. You will be charged.
This fine is equivalent to 1% of the contract amount in the first period corresponding to one tenth of the period specified in the contract, and the fine is increased by 0.5% up to 5% in each subsequent period. ..