BTK railway stop behind the scenes of a new method of opportunism emerged

BTK Railway stop behind the scenes of a new method of opportunism: some contractors as a whole demand for the excavation and filling parts of the work very high costs, the viaduct of the project, such as the construction of bridges is very low figures. The contractor who draws money for digging and filling is cut off.

ASRIN and called the project aims to revive the historic Silk Road the Baku-Tbilisi-Kars Railway to stop the act of opportunism Turkey section behind a new method of output. This method, which is presented by the Court of Accounts report, is called 'goose-fill'. Accordingly, some contractors demand very high costs for their digging and filling parts as a whole; the project's viaduct, the construction of bridges to the sections are very low figures. He is withdrawn from the contract by winning the job and citing the completion of his allowance after the excavation and filling process. Thus, in fact, cheaper than the excavation-filling works to be completed more profit is obtained, the project remains half. In order to prevent the bureaucracy from being disturbed, a preventive arrangement was introduced.


In the 2013 year report prepared by the Turkish Court of Accounts on the Ministry of Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications, examples of tenders related to this method were included. Chief among these is the Kars-Tbilisi (Turkey-Georgia) came Railway construction. The General Directorate of Infrastructure Investments won the tender held at 26 March 2012 and the Senbay-Ermit Joint Venture Group won the bid of 549 million 266 thousand 529 TL. When the details of the tender are examined, the bidder who has won the tender for the excavation works whose market price is 2.58 TL / cubic meter is awarded 29.7 TL bid; 0,15 TL / cubic meters of fillings for the average 4.9 TL was found to offer.


The company, which won the tender for the excavation works with a market average of 41 million TL, foresees a total cost of 476 million TL while the market average of 8.4 will be able to make the filling works of TL million to TL million. On the other hand, the same firm has committed to make 36 million TL for 150 million TL and the bridge and viaduct to be made to 10.9 million TL for 27.3 million TL and the cost will be 4.3 million TL. facilities in the construction of the 21.5 million TL will finish. In the TCA report, ”1.8 of the contract price is spent for excavation and filling works, while it is clear that other works that are not done cannot be completed with 99.9 remaining from the budget“.
A similar situation was determined in the construction work of the Kemalpaşa Organized Industrial Zone Railway Connection line, which was auctioned in 2009. In the tender for the second time since the work was not completed in the first tender, the first tender included a bid of 2.77 TL for the excavation works whose unit price was 28 TL. In the second tender, which was won by Acquisition Construction with a total of 44 million TL, the 3.91 of the total tender price was reserved for the excavation and filling works which normally constitute the 18 of the cost of the work. With the work increases during the implementation phase, the ratio has increased to 27.56.

Ministry of Transport launched an investigation

The Ministry of Transport responded to these findings of SAYIŞTAY. In the tender for the Kars-Tbilisi Railway, not only the excavation-fill works but all the manufactures started at the same time, the ministry responded that the tender in question went first to the Public Procurement Board and then moved to the court and the work was liquidated. The Ministry, stating that such problems are caused by public procurement legislation, the Ministry could not make excessive or high price inquiries regarding the details of the work according to the legislation; the total work is noted. Ministry. Investigation and investigation of railway construction is in progress. According to the result, the necessary legal and administrative procedures will be fulfilled işlem.

There will be no subsequent misconduct

An official who provided information on the report of SAYIŞTAY, the method is wanted to be used by some contractors and the bureaucracy is uncomfortable with this situation, he said. In some SEEs, similar qualified tenders were noted, lar However, the Public Procurement Authority (GCC) made a change in its assessment, allowing institutions to question prices on a unit basis. Therefore, there will be no similar misconduct in the next process, Bu he said.

Günceleme: 30/11/2018 18:22

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