Vietnam seeks social, environmental monitoring panel for 260-MW Trung Son hydro project

Trung Son Hydropower Co. Ltd. seeks consultants to serve on a panel to provide social and environmental monitoring of the 260-MW Trung Son hydroelectric project on Vietnam’s Ma River. Responses are due May 3.

The hydro developer took bids in 2012 for supply of electro-mechanical equipment and hydro-mechanical equipment for Trung Son, which is to feature an 88-meter-tall dam and powerhouse in Thanh Hoa and Son La provinces.

With funding from the World Bank, Trung Son Hydropower is responsible for complying with environmental and social safeguard policies of the bank. To meet that obligation, it plans to appoint a Panel of Social and Environmental Experts to provide advice on overall project implementation and on social and environmental management in particular.

Positions on the panel include an international environmental expert, national environmental expert, international social expert, and a national resettlement expert.

Expressions of interest and resumes in English or Vietnamese are due May 3 to the address below. For information, contact Trung Son Hydropower Co. Ltd., Deputy Manager Hoang Vinh Thang, Procurement-Planning Department, 6th & 7th Floors, VEAM Building, Alley 689, Lac Long Quan St., Tay Ho District, Hanoi, Vietnam; (84) 4-37100596; Fax: (84) 4-37110597; E-mail:; Internet:

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