Cameroon seeks dam safety panel experts for 30-MW Lom Pangar

Cameroon utility Electricity Development Corp. (EDC) invites expressions of interest from experts in four fields to serve on a dam safety panel overseeing construction of the 30-MW Lom Pangar hydroelectric project on the Sanaga River. Responses to four solicitations are due August 31.

EDC also seeks expressions of interest September 7 for a project manager for Lom Pangar’s environmental and social management plan.

A ceremony in August marked the beginning of work on Lom Pangar, which is being financed by the African Development Bank, World Bank, European Investment Bank, Development Bank of Central African States, and European Investment Bank.

EDC now seeks expressions of interest August 31 in four solicitations for the dam safety panel to provide independent advice and recommendations during the project’s construction, impoundment, and operational phases.

EDC seeks:

  • A dam expert to serve as chief of the dam safety panel, Bid No. 028/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012;
  • A geologist, Bid No. 029/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012;
  • A hydrologist, Bid No. 031/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012;
  • A hydro-mechanical expert, Bid No. 031/ASMI/EDC/DCAH/SDEC/SPM/2012.

Expressions of interest and qualifications in French are due by noon August 31 either by e-mail to salihoubm@yahoo.ca and atowa@edc-cameroon.org or by registered mail to Electricity Development Corp., Immeuble Hibiscus, Avenue Charles Degaulle, 4ieme etage, porte 412, Yaounde, Cameroon. Submissions are to be labeled “Manifestation d’Interet pour le Recrutement d’un:

  • Barragiste – Chef du;
  • Geologue dans le;
  • Hydrologue dans le; or
  • Hydro Mecanicien dans le Panel Securite Barrage pour le Projet de Construction du Barrage Hydroelectrique de Lom Pangar.”

For information, contact Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), Immeuble Hibiscus, Hippodrome, 6eme etage, porte 604, B.P. 15111, Yaounde, Cameroon; (237) 22-231089; Fax: (237) 22-231113; E-mail: info@edc-cameroon.com; Internet: www.edc-cameroon.org.

Project manager sought for environmental, social management plan

EDC also seeks expressions of interest September 7 for a project manager for Lom Pangar’s environmental and social management plan.

The utility recruited experts in July for an environmental and social panel overseeing construction of Lom Pangar.

EDC now seeks a project manager for work related to the project’s environmental and social management plan, including impacts of the reservoir and downstream, social effects, forest management, and planning and local development.

Expressions of interest and qualifications in French are due by noon September 7 either by e-mail to salihoubm@yahoo.ca and emadak@yahoo.com or by registered mail to Electricity Development Corp., Immeuble Hibiscus, Avenue Charles Degaulle, 4ieme etage, porte 412, Yaounde, Cameroon. Submissions are to be labeled “Manifestation d’Interet pour la Matrise d’oeuvre des Travaux Connexes au Plan de Gestion Environnemental et Social (PGES).”

For information, contact Electricity Development Corp. (EDC), Immeuble Hibiscus, Hippodrome, 6eme etage, porte 604, B.P. 15111, Yaounde, Cameroon; (237) 22-231089; Fax: (237) 22-231113; E-mail: info@edc-cameroon.com; Internet: www.edc-cameroon.org.

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