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Proposed Completion of Kibish Police Lines, G.S.U Base Camp and A.P Lines

The Challenges

Proposed Completion of Kibish Police Lines, G.S.U Base Camp and A.P Lines (7411B & 7412B) Construction of 3 bases for A.P Lines, Police Lines and G.S.U spread over 200 acres. Location of site is 480 kms north of Lodwar (location map attached). Works consisted of construction of 160 housing units, offices, police station, petrol station, workshops, barracks, kitchens, mess areas, generator rooms, pit latrines, pump houses, road works, and airstrip with all associated mechanical, fire fighting, electrical, plumbing, civil works, earth works power generation and water supply and harvesting. All subcontractors are domestic.

Project Description

Client : Ministry of Public Works
Surface Area: : Over 13,000sqm spread over a 200 acre site in Kibish Northern Kenya
Value : over Kshs 2 billion
Role In Contract : Prime Contractor
Other Charasteristics : Water Supply: Drilling and development of 2 boreholes complete with solar pumps to support borehole yields of 2 cm3/hr and 20 cm3/hr Water Storage: 3 High level galvanized steel water tanks of 6400 gallons each on 15m high galvanized steel towers. 3 low level R.C tanks Power Generation: Solar and Diesel hybrid power solution. 3 10 Kw solar farms and 6 diesel generators ranging from 50 Kva to 150 Kva. Also solar water heating for 15 units Airstrip: 1500m x 50m airstrip complete with radial drains for storm water drainage and fencing to Kenya Civil Aviation Authority specification Logistics and Site Setup: Satellite office setup in Lodwar to manage supplies and logistics. Stone Quarry with crusher set up on site. VSAT communication facility on site as well as Head office allowing VOIP and video conferencing capabilities. 3 generators of over 100 Kva. Site workshops for joinery and metal works. Kitchen Equipment: Supply and fixing of all kitchen equipment required to serve the whole facility Fuel Station: 4 10,000 liter storage tanks fixed heavy duty dispensing pump complete with all necessary piping Subcontractors: Power Generation : Kaaruthi Electrical Plumbing, Drainage, Fire Fighting: Volcanic Plumbing Works LTD High Level water tank, Fuel tanks and Pumps, Kitchen LPG Gas, Compressed Air – Bi Mach Engineers Borehole: Water Africa Services LTD Solar Water Heating: Davis and Shirtliff LTD
Status : Complete
Built Up Area : Over 13,000 m2