Construcciones Urales, in association with GAMI Ingeniería e Instalaciones, and AZVI won the tender to build Section 3 of the Tren Maya Project, Fonatur reported.
Section 3 runs approximately 172 kilometers, from Calkiní, Campeche to Izamal, Yucatán. This section will add to the 80,000 jobs that will be generated in 2020 by the construction of the Maya Train.
The Maya Train project consists of providing the transportation service that will interconnect the main cities and tourist areas of the Yucatan Peninsula.
According to the government of Mexico, the Mayan Train aims to promote the socioeconomic development of the region and local communities, strengthen the tourism industry in Mexico, promote social inclusion and job creation.
The winning consortium presented its financial offer on April 28 at the Opening and Reception of Proposals for the International Public Tender for Section 3 of the Maya Train, for an amount of 10,192 million 938,694.58 pesos.
The United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) provides technical advice to Fonatur to promote best practices in contracting processes.
In parallel and independently to Fonatur, UNOPS carried out an analysis of the 16 offers received on April 28 in accordance with international standards and expressed its agreement.
Both parties concluded that the consortium made up of Construcciones Urales, in a partnership agreement with GAMI Ingeniería e Instalaciones and AZVI, represents the best price-quality ratio for Fonatur and the Tren Maya project.
The proposal presented by this consortium meets the formal and eligibility criteria established in the specification.
In qualification criteria, it complies with the legal and administrative requirements, has the required capacity, technical and financial experience.
Regarding technical criteria, this consortium ranked as the best technical offer in the areas: quality of work, capacity of the bidder, experience and specialty of the bidder, fulfillment of contracts and national content and labor. The winner obtained 95.09 points as a sum in both criteria.