Anti-corrosion coatings sought for Switzerland’s 240-MW Veytaux

A contractor for Swiss firm Forces Motrices Hongrin-Leman seeks bids to apply anti-corrosion coatings to shaft linings of the 240-MW Veytaux pumped-storage project at Veytaux. Bids are due January 26, 2012.

Forces Motrices Hongrin-Leman, a unit of Switzerland’s Alpiq Group, said earlier this year that it has begun work to expand Veytaux, part of the Hongrin-Leman hydroelectric development, to a total installed capacity of 480 MW.

For the current solicitation, contractor Hydro Exploitation SA seeks bids for stripping of existing coatings from metal shaft liners and partial restoration of corrosion protection. The work is to be performed from February-May 2013.

Bidding documents may be obtained until January 13, to be downloaded from the Simap system for European public procurement at Bids, in French, are due by noon January 26.

For information, contact Solveig Brioist, Hydro Exploitation SA, Rue des Creusets 41, 1950 Sion, Switzerland; E-mail:; Internet:

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