A tie-up of Bulgaria's Building Development Holding (SPH) and Spanish construction company VSM has filed the lowest bid in a tender for the design and construction of a municipal waste treatment plant in the capital Sofia, the local authorities said.
The VSM-SPH consortium has offered to build the mechanical biological treatment (MBT) plant for 162.6 million levs ($107.5 million/83.1 million euro), Value Added Tax included.
The tie-up's technical offer received 72.63 points, which is the second highest score among the five bidders. A consortium of Aktor and Helector received 81.53 points.
The five tie-ups that are competing for the project have placed bids ranging from 162.6 million levs to 213 million levs.
Sofia's 2.0 million residents produce some 390,000 tonnes of waste annually.