KATHMANDU, May 22: Construction entrepreneurs have expressed their reservations against some of the provisions in sixth amendment to Public Procurement Rules 2007, saying that the law will affect the entire construction sector and push the industry to the brink of collapse.
SINDHUPALCHOWK, March 24: The construction sector has been denigrated because of a rising trend of working at low bidding, according to Rabi Singh, president of Federation of Contractors’ Association Nepal (FCAN).
KATHMANDU, Nov 28: Federation of Contractors’ Association of Nepal (FCAN) has blamed the government and development partner Asian Development Bank for denying Nepali contractors’ participation in at least two mega-billion road projects.
KATHMANDU, Nov 5: Police on Sunday arrested Maya Sherchan, 31, wife of Samirman Singh Basnet for her alleged involvement in many of the crimes that her husband has been linked with including the shooting of the then president of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) Sharad Kumar Gauchan.
The Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) has long been charged for influencing government agencies for collusion in contracts of development works. A handful big players have allegedly been controlling the professional umbrella body of civil works contractors. But the new executive body elected in September last week, led by Rabi Singh, has come forward with a different promise.
KATHMANDU, Oct 13: President of Federation of Contractor's Association Nepal (FCAN), Rabi Singh, said that they will soon run a training center to train contractors for their capacity building, in association with the Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT).
KATHMANDU, March 15: A team of the Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) has drawn the attention of the Public Procurement Monitoring Office (PPMO) toward unnatural hike in prices of some construction materials in the market.
KATHMANDU, Nov 27: Civil works contractors have demanded that the government accept hard copy tender documents, stating that technical glitches in e-procurement process were affecting many contractors.
KATHMANDU, Oct 10: Lawmakers have condemned the murder of Chairperson of Federation of Contractors Association of Nepal (FCAN), Sharad Kumar Gauchan and urged the government to book the guilty immediately.
KATHAMNDU, Sept 5: A delegation of Federation of Contractors' Association of Nepal (FCAN) met with Minister of Physical Infrastructure and Transport Bir Bahadur Balayar to inform him about problems being faced by contractors.
KATHMANDU, August 2: A delegation of the Federation of Contractors’ Associations of Nepal (FCAN) on Tuesday met with Physical Infrastructure and Transport Minister Bir Bahadur Balayar, to brief him about the issues affecting them.
KATHMANDU, Aug 6: A representative of contractors who have been working on various development projects has told a parliamentary committee that they have to pay up to 20 percent of their total contract amounts as bribes to top government officials.