KATHMANDU, May 19: Civil contractors have blamed the government for introducing regressive policies to not only discourage the construction sector but to damage the entire construction industry through the amendment in Public Procurement Rules 2007.
KATHMANDU, April 30: After shopkeepers at the Khulamanch open-air theatre at Tundikhel, whose shutters were demolished by Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) on Saturday, complain to police about having been defrauded, Manoj Bhetuwal, the contractor, has started returning the money he collected from them.
KATHMANDU, Jan 30: It turns out that the cash flow problem, which the Italian contractor Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna claimed to be the prime reason behind the delay in tunnel works and head works of Melamchi Water Supply project, was its own creation.
KATHMANDU, Jan 21: Officials have vowed to complete the remaining work of the Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) by awarding a new contract through a fast-track process. The decision to award the contract will be made through a cabinet decision as a special arrangement allowed by the Public Procurement Act.
KATHMANDU, Jan 6: Cooperativa Muratori e Cementisti (CMC) di Ravenna, the Italian contractor for Melamchi water Supply Project, has started bargain with the government through its local agents to come to resume works, according to government sources.
KATHMANDU, Dec 20: The much-awaited Melamchi Drinking Water Supply Project (MWSP) has fallen into yet another uncertainty after its contractor Italian company CMC got into trouble and decided to withdraw from the project.
ILAM, Nov 17: Negligence of the contractor has put Dudhang bridge of Ilam-Soyang-Nayabazar road section in limbo. Although the deadline has been extended twice, the completion of the bridge is still uncertain.
KATHMANDU, July 29: The government has directed the authorities concerned, including the contractor, to repair the Kalanki-Nagdhunga section of Tribhuvan Highway by August 28 at any cost. The six-kilometer road stretch, which is a major entry point into the Valley, has been in bad shape for the past few years, causing immense difficulties for road users.
KATHMANDU, June 27: The Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has threatened to stop its financial support for the under-construction Sikta Irrigation Project in Banke as the contractor didn’t carry out the construction work as per the deadline.
BIRGUNJ, Jun 8: The Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority (CIAA) has brought contractor to staffers under the purview of investigation after the Babai Bridge caved in at Jabdighat in Bardiya.
RAMPUR, PALPA, March 22: After less than a year in the post, Mayor of Rampur Municipality Raman Bahadur Thapa has been widely criticized for carrying out development and other activities of the municipality in an arbitrary fashion and against the norms of elected office.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Zhejiang Jinlun Electromechanic Co - the Chinese contractor for Kulekhani III's mechanical and electro mechanical works - have sent its representatives at the project site after a yearlong gap.
PANCHTHAR, Aug 3: Pachthar -Tehrathum road expansion project that is supposed to link road network between Chiwabhanjyang VDC, Chyangthampu in East Panchthar district to Baitadi district has been witnessing slow progress since its inception. Although the deadline for the project completion is to 2075, progress so far does not make it a promising one.