Three offers for the construction of the Peljesac Bridge have arrived, the deadline for construction is 2022

first_imgThree bids were received for the construction of the Peljesac Bridge, Italian Astaldi and Turkish IC Ictas offered to build the bridge for 2,5 billion kuna, Austrian Strabag offered 2,6 billion kuna, and a Chinese consortium led by China Road and Bridge Corporation two billion kuna without VAT, he writes Vecernji list.The Croatian Roads Commission has 120 days to select a contractor for the construction of the Peljesac Bridge from among the three bids received. According to the announcements of the members of the commission, the selection will be completed long before that deadline. And then comes the appeal deadline. If there are complaints, which is certain, their resolution may take two to three months, so it is realistic to expect that the contract with the contractor will be signed at the end or beginning of next year. This means that the two parts of Croatia could finally be connected by a bridge by 2022, as the construction deadline is 3,5 years from the signing of the contract.For the Chinese, the Peljesac Bridge is strategically important for entering the EUPowerful Chinese construction companies now want to enter Croatia through the big door. And not, as they usually like, by direct agreement with the state. China Road and Bridges Corporation wants to come to Croatia through a public tender that was conducted according to strict EU rules, because the construction of the Peljesac Bridge is co-financed from Union funds. And the tender rules for the construction of the bridge were very strict and that is why some of those who were interested in the job gave up. Therefore, only three final bids arrived in the end, although initially 12 companies and consortia showed interest in building the bridge. Some of them gave up when they saw that the Chinese were also going into the battle for the Pelješac Bridge because they knew very well that it was not so much how much the project was worthwhile to them, but how strategically important it was to them. And the Chinese would enter the EU, not Croatia, via the Peljesac Bridge.We hope that this agony over the construction of the Pelješac Bridge will finally come to an end, and that according to the final plan, the two parts of Croatia will finally be connected by 2022.last_img read more

Workplace Safety Awareness Month, 2017

first_img Proclamations WHEREAS, safe and healthy workplaces are vital to our well-being and the economic prosperity of the commonwealth; andWHEREAS, each year, more than 100,000 Pennsylvania workers suffer serious job-related injuries or illnesses and more than 70 PA workers die in work-related incidents; andWHEREAS, workplace safety requires the cooperation of all levels of government, business, and industry, as well as the general public; andWHEREAS, implementing health and safety programs can improve Pennsylvania’s business performance and contribute to the local economy and job force; andWHEREAS, workplace injuries lead to increased medical and worker compensation costs, and diminishes productivity of employees; andWHEREAS, accidents and injuries in the workplace are preventable, and employees and employers must be engaged, educated, and aware of safety practices and policies; andWHEREAS, the National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month for 2017, and provides resources to promote safety in the workplace, as well as at home and while driving; andWHEREAS, the Department of Labor & Industry will present the 16th Annual Workers’ Compensation Conference this month to provide employers with information on workplace safety and updates on the state’s workers’ compensation program; andWHEREAS, promoting good workplace safety and health practices are endeavors worthy of the support of all Pennsylvanians.THEREFORE, I, Tom Wolf, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do hereby proclaim June 2017 as WORKPLACE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH in Pennsylvania, and I encourage all citizens to do their part to promote a safe and healthy commonwealth.GIVEN under my hand and the Seal of the Governor, at the City of Harrisburg, this first day of June two thousand seventeen, the year of the commonwealth the two hundred forty-first.TOM WOLFGovernorRead full text of the letter below. You can also view the letter on Scribd and as a PDF.Governor Wolf Proclamation — Workplace Safety Month 2017 by Governor Tom Wolf on Scribd June 12, 2017 Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolf Workplace Safety Awareness Month, 2017 SHARE Email Facebook Twitterlast_img read more

Woman killed in Hollywood Freeway crash

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! NORTH HOLLYWOOD – A 32-year-old woman was killed and five others were injured when their van was rear-ended by a Bentley on the Hollywood (170) Freeway, the CHP said. The unidentified woman died about 10 p.m. Sunday when the 1994 Chevrolet van she was driving was struck from behind on the southbound Hollywood Freeway near Riverside Drive, officials said. The van swerved onto the shoulder of the freeway and into a stand of eucalyptus trees. Two of the passengers, ages 5 and 16, were ejected from the van, officials said. They and the two other passengers were transported to USC Medical Center with broken bones and other blunt-force injuries, officials said. Druda Teal Kamaii, 30, of Los Angeles, who was driving the luxury car, was not seriously hurt. Authorities were investigating the cause of the crash.last_img read more

COUNTDOWN TO CROKER – HECTOR BRINGS HIS SHOW (AND 2 TICKETS) TO DONEGAL TOWN

first_imgRTE2 FM’s Breakfast With Hector will be in Donegal Town in the morning (Wednesday) – broadcasting live from 7am to 9am.So if you haven’t got your hands on any tickets yet, it might be worth getting up a wee bit earlier.Hector has two tickets for the game. Said the radio star: “We are parked up outside the Abbey Hotel tonight and looking forward to starting the show first thing.“In order to win the tickets people just need to come along and register with the show to be in with a chance.”Rory Gallagher will be performing his song ‘Jimmys Winning Matches’ live to the nation from the Diamond too.Meanwhile GAA officials say the scramble for tickets to this year’s final has been the most intense in years. With Donegal trying to bridge a 20-year gap between getting their hands on the Sam Maguire, and Mayo looking to end 61 years of heartache, it appears all the neutrals want to be there as well! COUNTDOWN TO CROKER – HECTOR BRINGS HIS SHOW (AND 2 TICKETS) TO DONEGAL TOWN was last modified: September 19th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:COUNTDOWN TO CROKER – HECTOR BRINGS HIS SHOW (AND 2 TICKETS) TO DONEGAL TOWNlast_img read more

PICTURE SPECIAL: DONEGAL BASKS IN GLORIOUS SUNSHINE

first_imgThese stunning snaps, taken by Anne-Marie McGowan, capture Donegal in all its beauty, as she basks in the glorious sunshine bestowed on her yesterday.The pictures only reiterate what we already know, and that is that we live in one of the most beautiful parts of the country. The pictures were taken at the Back Strand in Falcarragh, Glassagh, and Maghergallon Gweedore.It’s another beautiful day, so if you’re out and about, send us in your summer snaps to [email protected]      PICTURE SPECIAL: DONEGAL BASKS IN GLORIOUS SUNSHINE was last modified: May 16th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BeautydonegalFeaturesnewsPICTURE SPECIAL: Beach snapssunshineweatherlast_img read more