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Mali: Turkish consortium to build Taoussa dam and hydro plant
A consortium of Turkish construction and engineering groups Ozgun and Ozdemir has won an international tender held by the Taoussa Development Authority on behalf of the Ministry of Energy and Water for the construction of the Taoussa dam and an associated 25MW hydropower plant on the Niger River in north-eastern Mali. The consortium submitted a winning bid of $172.5m, comprising $152.8m for the civil works and $19.7m for the supply and installation of the electro-mechanical equipment, according to a ministry announcement on 25 June.
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