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EMPLOYER: EXEL PLASTECH CO.

, LTD
PROJECT : EXEL PLASTECH FACTORY
PACKAGE: CIVIL WORKS

BIDDING DOCUMENT

PROJECT: EXEL PLASTEH FACTORY

PACKAGE: CIVIL WORKS

09/2011

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INQUIRY DOCUMENT INDEX

Section :

1. GENERAL Page

2. PROJECT SUMMARY Page

3. SCOPE OF DIRECT WORK Page

4. SCOPE OF INDIRECT WORK Page

5. CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE Page

6. TEMPORARY FACILITY PLAN Page

7. DRAWING LIST Page

8. BILL OF QUANTITY Page

9. PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS Page

10. FORM OF CONTRACT Page

11. PROJECT SPECIFICATION, CODE, PROCEDURE Page

12. MATERIAL BRANDNAME Page

13. GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND


SAFETY ( HSE) RULES AND REGULATION Page

14. EVALUATION SCHEDULE ON TENDER Page

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1. GENERAL

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A. GENERAL
The Bidder (referred as CONTRACTOR elsewhere hereto) is requested to submit to EXEL
PLASTECH CO.,LTD (hereinafter called EMPLOYER or some times referred as OWNER or
PROJECT OWNER or CONTRACTING PRINCIPAL elsewhere hereto) a proposal based on
the Inquiry Documents for the work as detailed in the Scope of Work and Supply attached
thereto.
The Bidder's proposal must comply with all Inquiry Documents in all respects. The Bidder is
requested to confirm that all applicable documents stated herein are in his possession, and if
any of them prove to be missing, to inform EMPLOYER promptly in order to obtain the same.
The definitions are shown in Contract General Terms and Conditions (see Form of Contract).
1. SUBMISSION OF PROPOSAL
1) Number of copies and address:
Bidder's proposal duly signed by the Bidder's Managing Director (authorized representative)
shall be submitted to the addressee given in 2 (two) packages
Package 1 : Priced bid in sealed cover - 1 (one) set original and 2 (two) copies
Package 2 : Technical bid (unpriced bid) - 1 (one) original and 2 (two) copies
The cover of envelope and binder shall be labeled as "Priced bid" and "Technical bid" as
appropriate.
2) Language:
The proposal and all related documents, including, such items as reports, studies,
correspondence, and drawings, shall be in the English language.
3) Return of Inquiry Documents:
The unsuccessful Bidder shall immediately, return to EMPLOYER all Inquiry Documents.
The Successful bidder shall return, through official channel, one set of the inquiry
document signed off in each page without making any alteration inside as a proof of
receipt of Inquiry document in its entirety.
2. ALTERNATIVE PROPOSAL FROM INQUIRY DOCUMENTS
1) In the event that the Bidder wishes to submit an alternative proposal, the Bidder shall
firstly prepare his basic proposal strictly in accordance with the requirements and
conditions hereof. In addition to the basic proposal, the Bidder may prepare an alternative
proposal clearly indicating (1) technical reasons, (2) effects on price and (3) effects on the
time schedule of works of the basic proposal.
EMPLOYER reserves the right to accept either the basic proposal or the alternative
proposal but in the event that the basic proposal is accepted, the requirements and
conditions of the Inquiry Documents shall be deemed to have been accepted by the
Bidder.
In the event of submission of an alternative proposal by the Bidder, the requirements and
conditions of the Inquiry Documents to which no amendments and alternatives /
deviations have been proposed by the Bidder at the time of the submission of the
alternative proposal shall be deemed to have been accepted fully by the Bidder.
2) Any deviation and/or alterations from the inquiry conditions (commercial and technical)
must be clearly and specifically stated in one section (to be titled "Deviations") of the
proposal. EMPLOYER has no obligation to search for any deviations in other parts than
the said "Deviation" section. In the event that the Bidder is awarded the contract, it will be

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on the basis only of those deviations and alterations included in such separate
"Deviations" section and accepted by EMPLOYER.
3. EVALUATION OF PROPOSAL
The evaluation of the Bidder's proposal will not be limited to price but also take into account
working experiences in Vietnam, technical ability, financial capacity, time schedule of works,
reliability of execution plan, etc. It is therefore essential importance that all the information
requested in "Bidder's Proposal" herein below be constrained in the Bidder's proposal. The
evaluation will be conducted under Owner’s sole discretion and judgment.
4. FAMILIARIZATION WITH WORKING CONDITIONS
It is the Bidder's responsibility to familiarize himself with the Work to be performed in
accordance with the Inquiry Documents, including but not limited to working conditions,
location of work, and all other requirements, such as local conditions, applicable laws and
regulations, labor condition, environmental aspects, etc., in order to submit a firm and
comprehensive proposal. The Bidder shall also check and verify the local information
contained in the Inquiry Documents and is expected/ deemed to have fully satisfied itself
thereon before submitting his proposal.
The Bidder shall make his own arrangements and inquiries with regard to the loading,
unloading and transport of all construction equipments and materials required for the works.
The Bidder shall make all necessary investigations as to the heaviest loads that can be handled
at ports or transported to the work site by road, railway or river, in particular with regard to the
weight-bearing capacity or all bridges and culverts, and the Bidder shall comply with all
relevant regulations of the governmental departments in connection therewith.
5. CLARIFICATION AND TRANSPARANCY
For clarification of or any query in respect of any part of the Inquiry Documents, the Bidder
may contact CONSULTANTS: New CC Construction Consultants CO., LTD (Office in 18B,
No.2 Street, Lu Gia Quarters, Ward 15, Dist 11, HCMC) by E-mail or facsimile. Any
clarification or reply by CONSULTANTS will be advised to all Bidders as necessary for fair
bid from all Bidders and shall not be valid or binding unless made in writing including E-mail
or facsimile. Verbal clarification shall be deemed as null and void.

During bidding process, Bidders have to repect the Employer and Engineer. In case, Bidders
seem to be in colusion/to be in connivance with others or try to curry the Employer/Engineer’
favour with presents; the Bidding Bond will be confiscated immediately.

6. ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
If there are any discrepancies, conflicts, error or omissions among the ITB documents, the
order of precedence shall be as indicated below:
Order of Precedence Document
(1) Any Other documents which have been mutually agreed to form part of
the Contract Documents from time to time during the Bidding Period.
(2) General Terms and Conditions of Contract
(3) Special Conditions of Contract
(4) Scope of Work
(5) Standards and Codes
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(6) Regulations and by-law of local authorities.


(7) Specifications
(8) Drawings
(9) Bill of Quantities
(10) Notes on Bill of Quantities
(11) List of Approved makes
(12) Theoritical unit consumptions.
(13) Material /Items with Basic Rates.
(14) Construction Schedule
Notes:
1. In the event of any discrepancies or conflicts among the local laws, regulation and the
documents listed herein above, the more stringent requirements shall govern.
2. !f there are any discrepancies, conflicts, errors or omissions among documents of the same
category or there are any discrepancies of conflicts attributed to the related documents for
each work category, the Bidder shall consult with EMPLOYER of such discrepancies or
conflicts for clarification.
7. PROPOSED PRICE
1) Lump sum Price
The Bidder shall propose lump sum Price for this turn-key contract work. Any amount to
absorb fluctuations in the costs of labor, construction equipments, materials and
consumables shall be estimated at the Bidder's responsibility.
2) Currencies
The Bidder shall quote all prices in the currency of VND
8. CONTENTS OF BIDDER'S PROPOSAL
The contents of the Bidder's proposal should be explicit so that the EMPLOYER can fully
analyze the essence of the technical and commercial aspects.
(1) Prices
The Bidder shall fill in the Blanks of “Bill of Quantity” in Section 8.
(2) Form of Tender
(3) Legal Document of Company, the Business License and Company’s profile
(4) Financial Audit Report within three years recently
(5) Finance mobilization method, credit limit or Bank guarantee
(6) Detail Schedule
(7) Site Organization Chart with key person CV (project manger, site manager and senior
site engineers,M&E engineers, safety officer)
(8) Manpower mobilization plan
(9) Construction equipment mobilization plan
(10) Detail Construction method (steel structure fabrication and erection, ground slab on
pilecap).
(11) List of Brandname of Material Used/List of Sub-Contractor/List of Supplier.
(12) QA/QC and Safety Control Plan
(13) Work Procedure

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(14) Temporary facilities plan


(15) Countermeasure for rainy season
(16) The Power of Attorney in case of the Company ‘s Representative not have the
Company‘s juridical personality.
(17) Experience on similar jobs.
(18) Alternative proposal ( If any)
Notes:
(a) Item (3) through item (18) shall be accommodated into a “Technical bid”
(b) Item (1) and (2) into “Price Bid”
9. COSTS OF PREPARATION OF THE BIDDER'S PROPOSAL
The Bidder shall bear all necessary costs and expenses required for or in connection with the
preparation of the proposal and subsequent actions to be taken by the Bidder up to the
conclusion of the contract including site visits, clarifications of the proposal and negotiations of
the contract.
10. CONFIDENTIAL DATA AND INFORMATION
The Bidder shall keep the data and information contained in the Inquiry Documents supplied
by EMPLOYER strictly confidential.
11. TAXES AND DUTIES
The Bidder will be required to fully comply with the local tax laws and regulations. To that end
the Bidder is required to acquaint himself with the relevant laws and regulations relating to the
importation of materials and corporate and personal income taxes, etc.

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2. PROJECT SUMMARY

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1. GENERAL
The Work contained in this Contract includes the manufacturing, fabrication, supply and
installation of all items and materials described and/or inferred on the drawings, technical
specifications where applicable.
Before commencement of the Work, Contractor is to inquire with the appropriate authorities as
to traffic, supply and waste disposal facilities in the area of the Construction site.
The regulations and by-laws of the responsible authorities are to be observed and adhered to
strictly.
It is assumed that all Bidders have checked the site before submission and have the knowledge
all of the relative site conditions.
2. SUMMARY OF WORK
The Summary of Work to which the Specifications is given in the Inquiry documents and
technical design but this description is only a guide and shall be read in conjunction with the
order documents to fully ascertain detailed.
The Scope of Work may be summarized, but not necessarily limited to (all related omission
accessories are included), as follows:
2.1. CIVIL WORK

2.1.1. Factory and office


- Excavation and backfilling work.
- Suppy soil and compacted sub-grade K=0.95 for groundslab.
- Protection against termites.
- Foundation Work including machine foundation.
- Rebar, Formwork and Concrete work of column, ground beam, beam, slab items for
Factory, Office, Canteen, Toilet.
- Finishing work including brick work, masonry work, plastering and painting work for
Factory, Office, Canteen, Toilet, Car & Bike Parking, Electric Room, Garbage room,
Fence, Water tank, pump house, guard house, Visitor Room, Water Tower, Flag Pole,
Drum Test Ground, Colling Tower Area….
- Tiling work with interlocking concrete brick at open drum storage area.
- Floor finishing work :
o Factory : RC slab with green hardener
o Office Area : Homogenous tile 600x600 with light color.
o Raw Material Storage : RC slab green hardener
o Engineer and QC rooms : Ceramic tile 400x400, light color
o Panel room, accessories storage, grind mixing : RC slab green hardener
o Reception area, meeting room: Homogenous tile 600x600 with light color.
o Canteen : Ceramic tile 400x400, light color
o Toilet : Anti-slip ceramic tile 250x250, light color
o Locker Room : RC slab with green hardener
o Air Compressor & Chiller Room : RC slab with green hardener
- Internal Walls finishing work :
o Factory : Brick wall 200mm thk with emulsion paint.
o Office Area, Raw Material Storage, Engineer & QC rooms, Panel Room,
accessories storage, grind mixing, reception area, meeting room, canteen, locker
room : Brick wall 100 mm thick with emulsion paint.
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o Toilet : Anti-humid compact laminating panel.


- Skirting finishing work :
o Office Area : Homogenous tile 600x600 with light color 200mm height.
o Engineer & QC rooms, canteen : Ceramic tile 400x400, light color 200mm height.
o Reception Area, Meeting room : Homogenous tile 600x600 with light color 200mm
height.
o Toilet : Ceramic tile 400x250 with light color.
- Ceiling work :
o Office Area, Engineer & QC rooms: Mineral ceiling 600x600 with T-grid exposed
tee
o Reception Area, Meeting room : Gypsum board ceiling with concealed tee with
decoration.
o Canteen : Gypsum board ceiling with exposed T- grid tee
o Toilet : Anti - humid Gypsum board ceiling with concealed tee.
o Locker rooms : Mineral ceiling 600x600 with T-grid exposed tee.
- External Walls finishing work :
o Factory1 : Brick wall 200mm thk, 4m height with emulsion paint
o The rest areas of the factory : Brick wall 200mm thk with emulsion paint
o Toilet : Anti-humid compact laminating panel.

- Sika grout at bottom of steel pillar.


- Side Walk, Ramp, Curb.
- Sanitary Work including Sanitary Equipment, Internal Water supply and Sewerage Work.
2.1.1. Ultilities
- Gate and fence.
- Car and bike park.
- Underground water tank.
- Electric House.
- Garbage room.
- Guard House.
- Visitor Room.
- Water Tower.
- Flag Pole.
- Cooling Tower Area
- Pump house.
- Transformer yard.
- Drum testing ground.
2.2. External Infrastructure:
The Work is summarized but not limited to:
- Excavation and backfilling Work.
- Road Work.
- Pavement and Curb.
- Drainage and Sewerage Work.
- Water Supply.
- Turfing (Grass).
Detail of each Work is referred to the Specification attached.

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2.3. As-built drawing.

3. EXCLUDING WORK:

- Furniture.
- ME work: power supply, air conditioner, fire fighting and fire alarm, lightning system,
earthing system.
- Steel structure.

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3. SCOPE OF DIRECT WORK

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SCOPE OF DIRECT WORK

Description CONTR. EMPLOY Remarks


ER

1. ENGINEERING WORK
(1) Basic design and engineering x
(2) Specifications and standard x
drawing
(3) Architectural Drawing x
(4) Loading Information x
(5) Calculation Page x
(6) Structural drawing x
(7) Fabrication shop drawing x
(8) Working drawings. x
(9) Work execution procedures and/or x
method statement
(10) As-built drawings x
(11) Test & Inspection procedures x x
(12) Test & Inspection Records x x
(13) Bill of Material x
2. MATERIAL SUPPLY
All materials required for executing the
works
(1) Concrete x
(2) Formwork x
(3) Rebar x
(4) Aggregate 0x4, type1, x
Dmax=37.5mm
(5) Roof sheet x
(6) Asphalt x
(7) Brick x
(8) Paint x
(9) Other miscellaneous direct x
materials
(10) Material Certification X

3. DIRECT LABOR X

4. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT X

5. TRANSPORTATION FOR X
DIRECT
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6. FABRICATION AND X At least Test on


INSTALLATION AND TESTING Completion

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4. SCOPE OF INDIRECT WORK

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SCOPE OF INDIRECT WORK

Description CONTR. EMPLOY Remarks


ER

1. TEMPORARY FACILITIES
(1) Camp, Housing & Catering x
(2) Employer’s Field Office 3x 40 feet Container
a) Area / Space x designated
b) Materials for Field Office by Site Manager
x
(1 for Employer, 1
c) Erection x for Engineer, 1 for
d) Office with Lighting x meeting room and
Fixtures,Air-conditioner sample).
e) Furniture( 4 desks, 8 chairs, 4 x
bookshelves),
Tel,ADSL,printers,photocopy
machine
f) Sanitary Sewer System x
g) Utility Supply Facilities x
(Portable Drinking Water,
Hot-Cool Water Mixing
equipments)
h) Maintenance x
(3) Warehouse & Storage Area
a) Area / Space x designated
b) Materials for Warehouse x by Site Manager
c) Erection & Maintenance x
d) Furniture / Lighting Fixture, x
etc.
e) Bond Area x
(4) Work Shop / Maintenance Shop
a) Area / Space x designated
b) Materials for Workshop & x by Site Manager
Maintenance Shop
c) Erection & Maintenance x
d) Necessary Equipment / Tools, x
Furniture, lighting fixture
(5) Rest House / Toilet
a) Area / Space x designated
b) Materials for Erecting x by Site Manager
Rest House, etc.
c) Erection x
d) Maintenance x
(6) Water Supply Facilities x ref. to Note 2

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(7) Temporary Electrical Supply x ref. to Note 2


(8) Temporary Fuel Supply x
(9) Temporary Fencing & Road x ref. to Note 2
(10) Temporary Sewer / Drainage x ref. to Note 2
(11) Demolishing of Temporary x
Facilities

2. CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT, ITS OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE


(1) Construction equipment x
(2) Operator for (1) above x
(3) Vehicle etc with driver x
(4) Maintenance / repair / spare parts x
(5) Licenses and Insurances x if any

3. SMALL CONSTRUCTION SUPPLY


(1) Consumable materials x
(2) Fuel for construction equipment x
(3) Machinery / Hand tools, etc x
(4) Scaffolding
a) Scaffolding materials x
b) Erection / Removal x
c) Maintenance / Repair x
(5) Miscellaneous materials (if any) x
4. UTILITIES
(1) Water
a) Drinking water x ref. to Note 2
b) Construction water x ref. to Note 2
(2) Electric power x
(3) Air x If necessary

5. MAINPOWER MOBILIZATION & CONTROL


(1) Expatriate
a) Passport / Preventive Inj. x
b) Visa x
c) Resident Permit x
d) Work Permit x
e) Traveling Expenses x
(2) Local worker
a) Recruiting work x
b) Selection x
c) Employment x
d) Payroll Calculation x
e) Payment of Wages x
f) Training x
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g) Worker Control & x


Management
6. GENERAL EXPENSES SUPPLY
(1) Ground Breaking Ceremony x
(2) Opening Ceremony x
(3) Field Office Operation x
(4) Medical Service x
(5) Daily Transportation to / from x
Jobsite
(6) Professional Guard / Security x At least 4 positions
of professional
guard
(7) Garbage Disposal x
(8) Telex / Telephone / Fax x
(9) Electric Appliances / Copy x
Machine
(10) Stationery / Officer Supplies x
(11) Mail Service relating to the Work x
(12) Working Clothes / Safety tools x
(13) Identification Card / Badge x
(14) Fire Extinguisher for Field x
7. INSURANCE
(1) Third Party’s Liability Insurance x
(2) Employer’s Property Insurance x
(3) The Construction Risk Insurance x Equivalent to the
Contract Value
(4) Workmen’s Compensation x
Insurance
(5) Automobile Liability Insurance x
(6) Other Legally Social Insurances x

8. TRANSPORTATION & DELIVERY FOR CONTRACTORS EQUIPMENT &


MATERIALS
(1) Transportation x
(2) Hand carry x

9. MATERIAL CONTROL & HANDLING (EMPLOYER SUPPLY ITEMS)


(1) Responsibility ref. to Note 3
a) Management x
b) Supervision x x
c) Delivery Expediting
d) Customs Clearance x
e) Before Issue and/or (x) x
Handover-Receiving, Storing,
Custody, etc
f) After Issue and/or Handover- x
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Storing, Custody, Loss,


Damage, etc
(2) Unloading from truck/trailer, x
transporter and etc. at jobsite and/or
temporary storage area
(3) Transportation ( Incl. loading and
unloading)
a) Jobsite to erection point x
b) Temporary storage to x
jobsite
(4) Miscellaneous Work x
(5) Supply of material x

10. REMOVAL OF CONTRACTOR’S TEMPORARY FACILITIES, CONSTRUCTION


EQUIPMENT
X

11. TAXES AND DUTIES


(1) Corporate Income Tax x
(2) Personal Income Tax x
(3) Taxes on Trading / Contracting x
(4) Municipal and other taxes (incl. x
VAT)
(5) Social Insurance Premium x

12. MISCELLANEOUS
Permits x ref. to Note 4
Disposal of Waste Material x ref. to Note 4
Trash Materials x ref. to Note 4
Fire Fighting x ref. to Note 4
Work in Operating Area x ref. to Note 4
Site Survey x ref. to Note 4
Measures to Comply with Environmental x if any
Regulations
Site Inspections from Various Local x if any
Authorities during Construction Period
Note 1 Camp, housing, catering service
1. The CONTRACTOR shall be self-supporting to provide camp, housing and catering
service during construction period, if required.
Note 2 Temporary Facilities
2.1 When the CONTRACTOR deems that temporary facilities for their use will be required,
the CONTRACTOR shall plan and provide the temporary facilities at his own cost.
2.2 Operation, maintenance and demolishing of temporary facilities to be provided and
performed by the CONTRACTOR at his own cost within time limit that the Employer may
request.
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2.3 Scrapped materials shall be transported to the place designated by EMPLOYER.


2.4 The CONTRACTOR shall supply the construction water and drinking water and provide /
maintain the water supply system such as the storage tanks, pumps, piping, etc. The cost of
water consumed will be charged to CONTRACTOR.
2.5 The CONTRACTOR shall supply electrical power and provide / maintain the power supply
system such as generator, distribution panel, wiring, local panel, etc.
2.6 The CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for Safety and Security within its facilities and
working areas in accordance with Project Management Team’s /Employer’s safety and
security procedure.
2.7 The CONTRACTOR shall plan and furnish a drainage in/or around its working area and
housing.
2.8 The CONTRACTOR shall provide the temporary road in the job site. The CONTRACTOR
shall plan and provide access roads from the temporary road to its working area.
Note 3. Material Control and Handling
(i) The CONTRACTOR shall have full responsibilities for the material control / handling
management and supervision such as monitoring, control / expediting of delivery,
unloading / loading, receiving, customs clearance, handling, storing, custody and material
issuance at temporary storage area.
(ii) The CONTRACTOR shall execute actual material control and handling works for his work
at job site / temporary storage area such as "material receiving, unloading / loading,
transportation from temporary storage area to job site, protection from damage / loss,
custody, issuance to his workers and etc." by his own expense (including construction
equipment, man power and necessary material supply)".
Note 4. Miscellaneous
4.1 The CONTRACTOR shall obtain all rights easements, and other permits required in
connection with the construction of this project, if necessary under the name of
EMPLOYER or CONTRACTOR: the CONTRACTOR shall comply with all provisions.
Therein insofar as said provisions apply to the execution of the CONTRACTOR's work.
4.2 The waste materials such as insulation debris, waste liquid and industrial waste should be
disposed and treated by the authorized and licensed company as a CONTRACTOR's assist
company.
4.3 The CONTRACTOR shall be responsible for storing periodically and disposing of all waste
and trash materials. Burning of trash and other combustible waste materials shall not be
permitted.
4.4 The CONTRACTOR shall provide such fire defense facilities as hose, fire extinguishers,
water buckets, etc., that may be required on the job during construction.
4.5 An acknowledgement that the CONTRACTOR has examined the site and has satisfied
himself as to the location of the Facilities to be erected and the areas assigned to him, the
confrontation of the ground, the general and local labor conditions, and such other matters
relative to the site as may have bearing on the execution of the Work.

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5. CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE
Construction duration is 165 days from the Commence Date

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6. TEMPORARY FACILITY PLAN


( The CONTRACTOR can base on the attached Master Plan to arrange the Temporary Plan)

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7. DRAWING LIST
Bidder has to note that steel structure drawings of factory are for reference only. Steel structure
drawings of factory is constructed by other.

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8. BILL OF QUANTITY

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It is Bidder’s responsibility to correctly determine and assess the extent of Quantity involved by
appropriate engineering tools. For any incorrect assessment of Quantity during bidding stage,
Bidder/CONTRACTOR shall not become eligible for any kind of compensation whatsoever during
execution of contract. The format prescribed in Quotation document shall be followed with the code. If
having any omissions, it will be added in the rows below the miscellaneous Works items

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9. PAYMENT TERMS & CONDITIONS

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1) Performance Security
The Contractor shall obtain (at his cost) a Performance Security for proper performance, in the
amount of 10% (ten percentages) of the Contract Price.
The Contractor shall, get prior approval from the Employer for its format and Bank, deliver this
security to the Employer within 14 days after receiving the Letter of Acceptance.
The Performance Security will be valid and enforceable until the Work has been completed,
any defects have been remedied and the Performance Certificate has been received.
If valid date specified in the Performance Security, and if the terms of Performance Security
specify its expiry date, and the Contractor has not become entitled to receive the Performance
Certificate by the date 28 days prior to the expiry date, the Contractor shall extend the validity
of the Performance Security until the Works have been completed and any defects have been
remedied.

2) Advance Payment
The employer shall make an advance payment of 10% (ten percentages) of the contract price
within 10 (ten days) as an interest-free loan for mobilization when the contractor submits the
performance security issued by a licensed bank approved by the employer.
If the whole or part of advance payment has not been repaid prior to the issue of the taking-
over certificate for the works or prior to the termination under clause 13 [Termination by
employer] (as the case may be), the whole of the balance then outstanding shall immediately
become due and payable by the contractor to the employer.
3) Monthly Progress Payment
The Engineer shall, within 7 days of receiving such statement, certify to the Employer the
amount of payment to the Contractor which he considers due and payable in respect thereof.
The amount so certified for payment shall be paid by the Employer within 21 days after the
payment request has been certified with a deduction of retention monies at the rate 10% of each
monthly payment claim.
4) Retention
a) Upon receipt of the Taking-over Certificate with respect
of the whole of the Works which indicates that the Works has been completed and all
QA/QC Documentations have been accepted by the Employer and the Engineer, then
5% (five percentages) Retention Money shall be released without any iterest within 21
(Twenty-one) days to the Contractor.
b) Upon receipt of Performance Certificate with respect of
the whole of the Works certified by the Engineer when the Defects Notification Period
of 12 months is over, the Contractor submits to the Employer the Final Statement
pursuant to sub-clause 12.6 [Final Statement] with supporting documents showing in
details. The final 5% (five percentages) Retention Money shall be released without any
interest within 21 (Twenty-one) days to the Contractor upon Employer’s acceptance to
the Final Statement.
c) Alternatively, when receipt of the Taking-over Certificate
with respect of the whole of the Works the Contractor can submit to the Employer an
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Employer, then the final 5% (five percentages) Retention Money could be released
within 21 (Twenty-one) days to the Contractor deducting the amounts for the
uncompleted portions of the Works. In this case the Unconditional Maintenance Bond
will not be released until the Performance Certificate has been received by the
Contractor when the Defects Notification Period is over.
5) Liquidated Damage
If the time of delay by the Contractor exceeds the Time of Completion, the Employer reserves
the right to deduct the relevant amount of money from the payment due to the Contractor as
penalties of 0.1% of Contract Price /per day for delays, however, if the Contractor can catch up
the schedule during the progress or by the end of the Work, the penalties that deducted will be
returned to the Contractor as the reward.
If the total value of penalties exceeds 10% (ten percentages) of the Contract Proce, the
Employer reserves the right to terminate the Contract pursuant to Clause 13 [Termination by
Employer] of the General Conditions of Contract, and forthwith enforce the Remedies provided
by this Clause.
6) Pushing schedule:
If the critical path of schedule is delayed at any time and the numbers of delayed days exeed 7
days comparing with commitment schedule, the employer shall push schedule by using
sanction solution as follow: the employer shall keep (1% of value payment of each period per
day) x (number of delayed days) of this payment period (the delayed days is confirmed by
consultant base on comparison between actual schedule & commitment schedule). This value
shall be paid in next period and this sanction solution can be applied for any payment period.
7) Defects Notification Period
12 Months from the date that the Taking-over Certificate is issued.

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10. FORM OF CONTRACT

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PART I: Form of CONTRACT AGREEMENT


No: ______

PROJECT: EXEL PLASTEH FACTORY


PACKAGE: CIVIL WORKS
This Contract Agreement is made on the….day of…….between:

EXEL PLASTECH CO., LTD


Hereinafter called the “Employer” of the once part;
And
__________________________________________
-Represented by :
- Address :
- Tel :
- Account :
- Tax code :
hereinafter called the “Contractor” of the other part.
Now this Contract Agreement witnessed, as follows:
1. The Contractor will commence and complete the Package CIVIL WORKS; Project: EXEL
PLASTEH FACTORY in Plot No.65, VSIP II Industrial Park, Tan Uyen Dist., Binh Duong
Province, Vietnam.
2. The Contractor will supply all of the materials, goods, tools, equipments, labor and other services (as
defined in the Bill of Quantities) necessary for the Construction , Completion, Remedying Work of any
defects and all other related works to the Project in accordance with the Contract Documents.
3. The Contractor will commence the Works required by the Contract Documents within the time
stipulated and scheduled after the Notice to Commence the Works has been issued by the Employer, and
will complete the above mentioned Works not later than the time stipulated and scheduled, Completion
time will not be extended unless otherwise specified by the Contract Documents.
4. The Contractor agrees to perform all of the works described in the Contract Documents and comply
with the terms therein for the sum of ……………………………, as hereunder detailed:
5. The term “Contract Documents” shall consist of this Contract Agreement, and the following documents,
namely:
(1) Contract Agreement
(2) The Letter of Acceptance.
(3) Any Other documents which have been mutually agreed to form part of the Contract
Documents from time to time during the Bidding Period.
(4) General Terms and Conditions of Contract
(5) Scope of Work with Project Summary
(6) Standards and Codes
(7) Regulations and by-law of local authorities.
(8) Specifications
(9) Drawings
(10) Bill of Quantities
6. The Employer will pay to the Contractor in the manner and at such times as set forth in the Conditions
of Contract such amounts as required by the Contract Documents.

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7. This Contract Agreement shall be binding upon all parties hereto and their respective heir, executors,
administrators, successors, and assigns.
In witness whereof, this Contract Agreement shall be executed in five (5) copies, with each party holding
Two (2) originals and the Engineer holding One (1) original.

THE EMPLOYER THE CONTRACTOR

_______________________________ __________________________
EXEL PLASTECH CO., LTD

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FORM OF LETTER OF ACCEPTANCE


Date : ………………………………
To : ………………………………
Subject : Civil Works Package – EXEL PLASTEH FACTORY.
We are pleased to inform you that your offer of contract price USD………………………… with VAT
10% for the completion of the Works for the captioned project has been accepted.
Pursuant to sub- clause 4.19 [Contract Agreement] of the general conditions of contract, we notify you
that the date and time of signing the contract agreement when the documents are complete. Until that
time, you are reminded that this Letter of Acceptance constitutes a binding agreement.
Within the time stipulated as state in sub- clause 6.1 [Commencement of Works] of the General
Condition of Contract, the Employer will issue a Notice to Commence the Works, and we have
delegated authority to Employer’s Personnel to give you possession of the whole of the Site, and
access to it on that date, in accordance with Sub-Clause 6.2[Possession of Site and Access Thereto] of
the General Conditions Contract.
However, before you take possession of the Site and commence the Works, we wish bring to your
attention to certain obligations that must be fulfilled:
1. Provide evidence of insurance of Contract’s equipment and insurance against accident to workmen,
as required by Sub- Clause 15. [Insurance] of the General Conditions of Contract.
2. Submit a Working Program to the Engineer for approval, pursuant to Sub- Clause 6.3 [Program] of
the General Conditions of Contract. The Working Program shall include the following:
a) A general construction schedule for the Works within the time for substantial completion and in
a format acceptable to the Employer’s Personnel.
b) A work method statement showing the method of construction.
3. Submit the Form of Performance Security according to the requirement of the Contract to Clause
4.2 [Performance Security], for approval.
In acknowledgement of your agreement to this acceptance of your offer, please sign, stamp and return
the duplicate copy of this letter to us.

EXEL PLASTECH Co., Ltd CONTRACTOR ……………………

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PART II: GENERAL CONDITIONS


1. General conditions:
Definitions
In the Conditions of the Contract (“these Conditions”) which include particular Conditions and
these General Conditions, the following words and expressions shall have the meanings stated.
Words indicating persons or parties include corporations and other legal entities, except where the
context otherwise requires:
1.1.1 The Contract
1.1.1.1 “Contract” means the Contract Agreement, the Letter of Acceptance, the General
Conditions, the Particular Conditions, the Scope of Work with Project Summary, the
Specifications, the Drawings, the Bill of Quantities, and the further documents (if any)
which are listed in the Contract Agreement.
1.1.1.2 “Contract Agreement” means the contract agreement (if any) referred to in Sub- Clause
4.19 [Contract Agreement]
1.1.1.3 “Letter of Acceptance” means the letter of formal acceptance, signed by the Employer,
including any annexed memorandum comprising agreements between signed by both
parties, If there’s no such letter of acceptance, the expression “ Letter of Acceptance”
means the Contract Agreement and the date of issuing or receiving the Letter of
Acceptance means the date of signing the Contract Agreement.
1.1.1.4 “Specifications” means the specifications of the Works included in the Contract, and any
additions and modifications in accordance with the Contract, such document specifies the
works.
1.1.1.5 “Drawings” means the Drawings of the Works, as included in the Contract, and any
additional modified drawings issued by (or on behalf of) the Employer in accordance with
the Contract.
1.1.1.6 “Schedules” means the document(s) entitled schedules, completed by the Contractor as
included in the Contract. Such document may include the Bill of Quantities, data, list, and
schedules of rates and/ or prices.
1.1.1.7 “Bill of Quantities” and “Day work Schedule” means the documents so named (if any)
which are comprised in the schedules.
1.1.2 Parties and persons
1.1.2.1 “Party” means the Employer or the Contractor, as the context requires.
“Employer” means the person named as employer and the legal successors in the title to
this person. The word employer is synonymous with owner. The Employer is EXEL
PLASTECH CO., LTD.
1.1.2.2 “Contractor” means the person named as contractor accepted by Employer and the legal
successors in the title to this person.
1.1.2.3 “Engineer” means the person appointed by the Employer to act as the Engineer for the
purposes of the Contract or other person appointed from time by the Employer and
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1.1.2.4 “Contractor’s Representative” means the person appointed by the Contractor in the
Contract or appointed from time to time by the Contractor under Sub- Clause 4.4
[Contractor’s representative].
1.1.2.5 “Employer’s Personnel” means the Engineer, the assistants referred to in Sub- Clause 3.3
[Delegation by the Engineer] and all other staff, labor and other employees of the
Engineer and of the Employer, and any other personnel notified to the Contractor, by the
Engineer, as Employer’s Personnel.
1.1.2.6 “Contractor’s Personnel” means the Contractor’s representative and all personnel whom
the Contract utilizes on Site, who may included the staff, labor and other employees of
the Contractor and of each Subcontractor; and any other personnel assisting the
Contractor in the execution of the Works.
1.1.2.7 “Subcontractor” means any person named in the Contract as the subcontractor, or any
person appointed as a subcontractor, for a part of the Works; and the legal successors in
title to each of these persons.
1.1.3 Dates, Tests, Period and Completion
1.1.3.1 “Commencement Date” means the date upon which the Contractor receives the notice to
commence the Works issued by the Employer.
1.1.3.2 “Time for Completion” means the time for completing the Works or a Section (as the
case maybe) under sub-clause 6.1 [Commencement of Works], as stated in the Contract
calculated from the Commencement Date.
1.1.3.3 “Test on Completion’” means the tests which are specified in the Contract or agreed by
both parties or instructed as a Variation, and which are carried out under Clause 7 [Test
on Completion] before the Works or a Section (as the case maybe) is taken over by the
Employer.
1.1.3.4 “Taking–Over Certificate” means a certificate issued under Clause 8 [Taking-Over
Certificate of the Works].
1.1.3.5 “Test after Completion” means the test (if any) which are specified in the Contract and
which are carried out in accordance with the provision of the particular conditions after
the Works or a Section (as the case maybe) are taken over by the Employer.
1.1.3.6 “Defects Notification Period” means the period for notifying defects in the works or a
section (as the case maybe) under Sub- Clause 9.1[ Completion of Outstanding Work and
Remedying Defects] , calculated from the date on which the Works or Section is
completed as certified under Sub-Clause 8 [Taking Over Certificate of the Works]
1.1.3.7 “Performance Certificate” means the certificate issued under Sub-Clause 9.5
[Performance Certificate]
1.1.3.8 “day” means a calendar day and” year” means 365 days
1.1.4 Money and Payments
1.1.4.1 “Accepted Contract Amount” means the mount accepted in the Letter of Acceptance for
the execution and completion of the Works and the remedying of any defects.
1.1.4.2 “Contract Price” means the price defined in Sub- Clause 12.1 [Contract Price], and
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1.1.4.3 “Cost” means all expenditure reasonably incurred (or to be incurred) by the Contractor,
whether on or off the Site, including overhead and similar charges, but does not include
profit.
1.1.4.4 “Retention Money” means the aggregate of all monies retained by the Employer pursuant
to Sub- Clause 12.5 [Payment of Retention Money].
1.1.4.5 “Interim Payment Certificate” means a payment certificate issued under Clause 12
[Contract Price and Payment].
1.1.4.6 “Statement” means a statement submitted by the Contractor a part of an application,
under Clause 12 [Contract Price and Payment].
1.1.5 Other definitions
1.1.5.1 “Works” means the permanent Works and the Temporary Works or either of them as
appropriate.
1.1.5.2 “Permanent Works” means the works to be executed (including plant) in accordance with
the Contract.
1.1.5.3 “ Temporary Works” means all temporary works of every kind (other than Contractor’s
Equipment) required in or about the execution and completion of the remedying of any
defects therein
1.1.5.4 “Plant” means machinery, apparatus and the like intended to form or forming part of the
Permanent Works.
1.1.5.5 “Contractor’s Equipment” means apparatus, machinery, vehicles and other things
required for the execution and completion of the Works and remedying of any defects.
However, Contractor’s Equipment excludes Temporary Works, Employer’s Equipment (if
any), Plant, Materials and any other things intended to form or forming part of the
Permanent Works.
1.1.5.6 “Goods” means Contractor’s Equipment, Materials, Plant and Temporary Works, or any
of them as appropriate.
1.1.5.7 “Site” means the places provided by the Employer where the Works are to be executed
and any other places as may be specifically designated in Contract as forming part of the
Site.
1.1.5.8 “Performance Security” means the security (or bond, if any) under Sub- Clause 4.2
[Performance Security].
1.2 Interpretation
In the Contract, except where the context requires otherwise:
Words indicating one gender included all genders;
Works indicating the singular also include the plural and words indicating the plural also
include the singular provisions including the word: “agreed”, “agreed” or “agreement” requires
the agreement to be recorded in writing, and “written” or “in writing” means hand written,
type- written, printed or electronically made, and resulting in a permanent record.
The marginal words and other heading shall not be taken into consideration in the interpretation
of these conditions
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Wherever these Conditions provide for the giving of issuing of approvals, certificates,
consents, determinations, notices and requests, these communications shall be:
In writing and delivered hand (against receipt), sent by mail or courier, or transmitted using any
of the agreed system of electronic transmission, and delivered, sent or transmitted to the
address for the recipient’s communications.
However:
If the recipient gives notice of another address, communications shall thereafter be delivered
accordingly; and
If the recipient has not stated otherwise when requesting an approval or consent, it may be sent
to the address from which the request was issued.
Approvals, certificates, consents and determinations shall not be unreasonably withheld or
delayed. When a certificate is issued to a party, the certifier shall send a copy to the other party.
When a notice is issued to a party, by the other party, a copy shall be sent to the other party, as
the case may be.
1.4 Law and Language
The language in which the Contract Documents is drawn up in English. All correspondences
between the two parties to this Contract shall be in English. In case any discripancy occur, the
English version shall prevail.
1.5 Priority of Contract Documents
The several documents forming the Contract are to be taken as mutually explanatory of one
another, but in case of ambiguities or discrepancies the same shall be explained and adjusted by
the Engineer who shall there upon issue to the Contractor instructions thereon and in such
event, unless otherwise provided in the Contract, the priority of the documents forming the
Contract shall be as follows:
(1) Contract Agreement
(2) The Letter of Acceptance.
(3) Any Other documents which have been mutually agreed to form part of the Contract
Documents from time to time during the Bidding Period.
(4) General Terms and Conditions of Contract
(5) Scope of Work with Project Summary
(6) Standards and Codes
(7) Regulations and by-law of local authorities.
(8) Specifications
(9) Drawings
(10) Bill of Quantities
1.6 Custody and supply of drawings and documents
The Contractor shall, within 14 days of the date of the Letter of Acceptance, notify the
Engineer in writing of any errors, omissions, faults or any other defect in the design or
specifications for the Works which he discovers when reviewing the Contract Documents or in
the process of execution of the Works. In the event of failing to notify the Employer the said
above and carried out the Works according to the faulty works all the costs of rectification shall
be borne by the Contractor.
2. The Employer
2.1. Right to Access to the Site
The Employer shall give the Contractor right to access to, and possession of, all parts of the
Site within the time available for the execution of the Works and possession may not be
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exclusive to the Contractor. If under the Contract, the Employer is required to give (to the
Contractor) possession of any foundations, structure, plant or means of access, the Employer
shall do in the time and manner stated in the Specification. However, the Employer may
withhold any such right or possession until the Performance Security has been received.
If no such time is stated, the Employer shall give the Contractor right of access to, and
possession of the Site within such times as may be required to enable the Contractor to proceed
in accordance with the Program submitted under Sub-Clause 6.3 [Program]
2.2. Employer’s Personnel
The Employer shall be responsible for ensuring that the Employer’s Personnel and Employer’s
other contractors on the Site:
Co-operate with the Contractor’s effort under Sub- Clause 4.6 [Co-operation], and take actions
similar to those which the Contractor is required to take under sub- paragraph (1), (2) and (3) of
sub-clause 4.8 [ Safety Procedures] and under Sub-Clause 4.13 [ Protection of the
Environment]
2.3. Employer’s Claims
If the Employer considers himself to be entitled to any payment under any Clause of these
Conditions or otherwise in connection with the Contract, and/or to any extension of the Defects
Notification Period, the Employer or the Engineer shall give notice and particulars to the
Contractor.
The notice shall be given as soon as practicable after the Employer became aware of the events
or circumstances giving rise to the claim. A notice relating to any extension of the Defects
Notification Period shall be given before the expiry of such period.
The particulars shall specify the Clause or other basic of the claim, and shall include
substantiation of the amount and/or extension to which the Employer considers himself to be
entitled in connection with the Contract. The Engineer shall then proceed in accordance with
sub-clause 3.6 [Determination] to agree or determine (i) the amount (if any) which the
Employer is entitled to be paid by the Contractor, and/or (ii) the extension ( if any) of the
Defects Notification Period in accordance with sub- clause 9.3 [Extension of Defects
Notification Period].
This amount may be included as a deduction in the Contract Price or Payment Certificates. The
Employer shall only be entitled to set off against or make any deduction from an amount
certified in a Payment Certificate, or to otherwise claim against the Contractor, in accordance
with this sub- clause.
3. The Engineer
3.1. Engineer’s Duties and Authority
(1) The Engineer shall carry out the duties specified in the Contract.
(2) The Engineer may exercise the authority specified in or necessarily to be implied from the
Contract, provided, however, that if the Engineer is required, under the term of his appointment
by the Employer, to obtain the specific approval from the Employer before exercising of any
such authority, particulars of requirement shall be set out in part II of the conditions. Provided
further that any requisite approval shall be deemed to have been given by the Employer for any
such authority exercised by the Engineer.
(3) Except as expressly stated in this Contract, the Engineer shall have no authority to release
the Contractor of any of his obligations under this Contract. The Engineer shall have no
authority to amend the Contract.
Except as otherwise stated in these Conditions:
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Whenever carrying out duties or exercising authority, specified in or implied by the


Contract, the Engineer shall be deemed to act for the Employer.
 Any approval, check, certificate, consent, examination, inspection, instruction, notice,
request, test, or similar act by the Engineer or the Employer (including absence of
disapproval) shall not relieve the Contractor from any responsibilities for errors,
omission, discrepancies and non- compliances.
3.2. Engineer’s Representative
The Engineer’s Representative shall be appointed by and be responsible to the Engineer and
shall carry out such duties and exercise such authority as may be delegated to him by the
Engineer under sub- clause 3.3 [Delegation by Engineer]
3.3. Delegation by the Engineer
The Engineer may from time to time delegate to the Engineer’s Representative any of the
duties and authorities vested in the Engineer and he may at any time revoke such delegation.
Any such delegation or revocation shall be in writing and shall not take effect until a copy
thereof has been delivered to the Employer and the Contractor.
3.4. Instruction of the Engineer
Instructions given any by the Engineer shall be in writing, provided that if for any reason the
Engineer considers it necessary such instruction orally, the Contractor shall comply with such
instruction. Confirmation in writing of such oral instruction given by Engineer, whether before
or after carrying out of the instruction, shall be deemed to be an instruction within the meaning
of this sub-clause. Provided further that if the Contractor, within 7 days, confirms in writing to
the Engineer any oral instruction of the Engineer and such confirmation is not contradicted in
writing within 7 days by the Engineer, it shall be deemed to be an instruction of the Engineer.
The Contractor shall forthwith comply with all instructions issued to him by the Engineer in
regard to any matter in respect of which the Engineer is expressly empowered by these
conditions to issue instructions. If within seven days after receipt of written notice from the
Engineer requiring compliance with an instruction the Contractor does not comply therewith,
then the Employer may employ and pay other persons to execute any work whatsoever which
may be necessary to give effect to such instruction and all costs occurred in connection with
such employment shall be recoverable from the Contractor by the Employer as a debt or may
be deducted by him from any monies due or to become due to the Contractor under this
Contract.
3.5. Engineer to Act Impartially
Whenever, under the Contract, the Engineer is required to exercise his discretion by:
(1)giving his decision, opinion or consent, or
(2)expressing his satisfaction or approval, or
(3)determining value, or otherwise
(4)taking action which may affect the rights and obligations of the Employer or the Contractor.
In this case the Engineer shall in a timely manner get prior consultation or consent from the
Employer before such actions are taken.
He shall exercise such discretion impartially within the term of the contracts and having regard
to all the circumstances.
3.6. Determinations
Whenever these conditions provide that the Engineer shall proceed in accordance with this
Sub- clause to agree or determine any matter, the Engineer shall consult with each party in an
endeavor to reach agreement. Agreement is not achieved, the Engineer shall make a fair
determination in accordance with the Contract taking due regard of all relevant circumstances.
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The Engineer shall give notice to both parties of each agreement or determination, with
supporting particular. Each party shall give effect to each agreement or determination unless
and until revised under clause17 [Claim, Disputes and Arbitration].
4. The Contractor
4.1. Contractor’s General Obligations
The Contractor shall design (to the extent specified in the Contract), execute and complete the
Works in accordance with the Contract and with the Engineer’s instruction, and shall remedy
any defects in the Works.
The Contractor shall provide the Plant and Contractor’s Documents specified in the Contract,
and all Contractor’s personnel, Goods, consumables and other things and services, whether of a
temporary or permanent nature, requires in and for design, execution, completion and
remedying of defects.
The Contractor shall be responsible for the adequacy, stability and safety of all Site operations
and of all methods of construction. Except to the extent specified in the Contract, the
Contractor:
(1) shall be responsible for all Contractor’s documents, Temporary Works, and such design
of each item of plant and Materials as is required for the item to be in accordance with
the Contract, and
(2) Unless othwise specified elsewhere in this Contract, shall not be responsible for the
design or specification of the Permanent Works.
The Contractor shall, whenever required by the Engineer, submit details of the arrangements
and methods which the Contractor proposes to adopt for the execution of the Works. No
significant alteration to these arrangements and methods shall be without having previously
been notified to the Engineer.
If the Contract specifies that the Contractor shall design any part of the Permanent Works, then
unless otherwise stated in the particular Conditions:
The Contractor shall submit to the Engineer:
(1) the Contractor’s documents for this part in accordance with the procedures specified in
the Contract;
(2) These Contractor’s documents shall be in accordance with the Specifications and
Drawings, shall be written in the language for communications defined in sub- clause
1.4 [Law and Language], and shall include additional information required by the
Engineer to add to Drawings for co-ordination of each part’s design;
(3) The Contractor shall be responsible for this part and it shall, when the Works are
completed, be fit for such purpose for which the part is intended as are specified in the
Contract; and
(4) Prior to the commencement of the Tests on Completion, the Contractor shall submit to
the Engineer the “as - built” documents and operation and maintenance manuals in
accordance with the SpecificationsS and insufficient detail for the Employer to operate,
maintain, dismantle, reassemble, adjust and repair this portion of the Works. Such part
shall not be considered to be completed for the purposes of taking-over under sub-
clause 8 [Taking Over Certificate of the Works] until these documents and manuals
been submitted to the Employer.
4.2. Performance Security
The Contractor shall obtain (at his cost) a Performance Security for proper performance, in the
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The Contractor shall provide to the Employer the Performance Security within 14 days after the
receipt of Letter of Acceptance, with the amount of Performance Security: VND (10% of the
Contract Price) pursuant to sub-clause 12.1 [Contract Price].
The Contractor shall send a copy to the Engineer. The Performance Security shall be issued by
an entity and from within country (or other jurisdiction) approved by the Employer, and shall
be in the form annexed to the particular conditions or in another from approved by the
Employer.
The Contractor shall ensure that the Performance Security is valid and enforceable until the
Contractor has executed and completed the Works and remedied any defects. If the terms of
Performance Security specify its expiry date, and the Contractor has not become entitled to
receive the Performance Certificate by the date 28 days prior to the expiry date, the Contractor
shall extend the validity of the Performance Security until the Works have been completed and
any defects have been remedied.
The Employer shall not make a claim under the Performance Security, except for amounts to
which the Employer is entitled under the Contract in the event of:
(1) Failure by the Contractor to extend the validity of the Performance Security described
as in the preceding paragraph, in which event the Employer may claim the full amount
of the Performance Security,
(2) Failure by the Contractor to pay the Employer an amount due, as either agreed by the
Contractor or determined under sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s claims] of clause17
[Claims, Disputes and Arbitration], within 30 days after this agreement or
determination,
(3) Failure by the Contractor to remedy a default within 10 days after receiving the
Employer’s notice requiring the default to be remedied, or
(4) Circumstances which entitle the Employer to terminate the Contract under sub-clause
13.2 [Termination by Employer], irrespective of whether notice of termination has been
given.
The Employer shall indemnify and hold the Contractor harmless against and from all damages,
losses and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) resulting from a claim under the
Performance Security to the extent to which the Employer was not entitled to make the claim.
The Employer shall return the Performance Security to the Contractor within 21 days after
receiving a copy of Performance Certificate.
4.3. Site Operations and Methods of Constructions
The Contractor shall take full responsibility for the adequacy, stability and safety of all site
operations and methods of construction provided that the Contractor shall not be responsible
(except as stated hereunder or as may be otherwise agreed) for the design or specification of
Permanent Works, or for the design or specification of any Temporary Works not prepared for
the Contractor. Where the Contractor is, he shall be fully responsible for that part of such
works, notwithstanding any approval by the Engineer.
4.4. Contractor’s Representative
The Contractor shall appoint the Contractor’s Representative and shall give him an authority
necessary to act on the Contractor’s behalf under the Contract.
Unless the Contractor’s Representative is named in the Contract, the Contractor shall, prior to
the Commencement Date, submit to the Engineer for the name and particulars of the person the
Contractor proposes to appoint as Contractor’s Representative. If consent is withheld or
subsequently revoked, or if the appointed person fails to act as Contractor’s Representative, the
Contractor shall similarly submit the name and particulars of another suitable person for such
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The Contractor shall not, without the prior consent of the Engineer, revoke the appointment of
the Contractor’s Representative or appoint a replacement.
The whole time of the Contractor’s Representative shall be given to directing the Contractor’s
performance. If the Contractor’s Representative is to be temporarily absent from the site during
the execution of the Works, a suitable replacement person shall be appointed, subject to the
Engineer’s prior consent, and the Engineer shall be notified accordingly.
The Contractor’s Representative shall, on behalf of the Contractor, receive under sub-clause 3.4
[Instructions of the Engineer].
The Contractor’s Representative may delegate any powers, functions and authority to any
competent person and may at any time revoke the delegation. Any delegation or revocation
shall not take the effect until the Engineer has received prior notice signed by the Contractor’s
Representative, naming the person and specifying the powers, functions and authority being
delegated or revoked.
The Contractor’s Representative and all these persons shall be fluent in the language for
communications defined in sub- clause 1.4 [Law and Language].
4.5. Sub contractors
The Contractor shall not subcontract the whole of the Works.
The Contractor shall be responsible for the acts or defaults of any subcontractor, his agents or
employees, as if they were the acts or defaults of the Contractor. Unless otherwise stated in the
particular conditions:
(1) The Contractor shall not be required to obtain consent to suppliers of Materials, or to a
subcontract for which the subcontractor is named in the contract;
(2) The prior consent of the Engineer shall be obtained to other proposed subcontractors;
(3) The Contractor shall give the Engineer not less than 28 day’s notice of the intended date
of the commencement of each subcontractor’s work, and of the commence of such work
on the site.
4.6. Co-operation
The Contractor shall, as specified in the Contract or as instructed by the Engineer, allow
appropriate opportunities for carry out work to:
(1) The Employer’s Personnel;
(2) Any other contractors employed by the Employer, and
(3) The personnel of any legally constituted public authorities, who may be employed in
the execution on/or near the Site of any work not included in the Contract
4.7. Setting- out
The Contractor shall be responsible for:
(1) The accurate setting-out of the Works in relation to original points, lines and levels of reference
given by the Engineer in writing,
(2) The correctness, subject as above mentioned, of the position, level dimensions and alignment
of all parts of the Works, and
(3) The provision of all necessary instruments, appliances and labor in connection with the
foregoing responsibilities.
If, at any time during the execution of the Works, any error, appears in the position, levels,
dimensions or alignment of any part of the Works, the Contractor, on being required so to do by
the Engineer, shall, at his own cost, rectify such error to the satisfaction of the Engineer , unless
such error is based on incorrect data supplied in writing by the Engineer, in which case the
Engineer shall determine and addition to the Contract Price in accordance with clause11
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The checking of any setting-out or of any line or level by the Engineer shall not in any way
relieve the Contractor of his responsibility for the accuracy thereof and the Contractor shall
carefully protect and preserve all bench- marks, sight rails, pegs and other things used in
setting out the Works.
4.8. Safety procedures
The Contractor shall:
(1)Comply with all applicable safety regulations,
(2)Take care for the safety of all persons entitled to be on the Site,
(3)Use reasonable effort to keep the Site and Works clear of unnecessary obstructions so as to
avoid danger to these persons,
(4)Provide fencing, lighting, guarding and watching of the Works until completion and taking
over under Clause 8 [Taking Over Certificate of the Works], and
(5)Provide any Temporary Works (including roadways, footways, guards and fences) which
may be necessary, because of the execution of the Works, for the use of protection of the
public and of owners and occupiers of adjacent land.
4.9. Quality Assurance:
The Contractor shall institute a quality assurance system to demonstrate compliance with the
requirements of the Contract. The system shall be in accordance with the details stated in the
Contract. The Engineer shall be entitled to audit any aspect of the system.
Details of all procedures and compliance documents shall be submitted to the Engineer for
information before each design and execution stage is commenced. When any document of a
technical nature is issued to the Engineer, evidence of the prior approval by the Contractor
himself shall be apparent on the document itself.
Compliance with the quality assurance system shall not relieve the Contractor of any of his
duties, obligations or responsibilities under the Contract.
4.10. Rights of Way and Facilities
The Contractor shall bear all costs and charges for special and/or temporary rights-of-way
which he may require, including those for access to the Site. The Contractor shall also obtain,
at his risk and cost, any additional facilities outside the Site which he may require for the
purposes of the Works.
4.11. Avoidance of Interference
The Contractor shall not interfere unnecessarily or improperly with:
(1)the convenience of the public, or
(2)The access to and use and occupation of all roads and footpaths, irrespective of whether
they are public or in the possession of the Employer or of others.
The Contractor shall indemnify and hold the Employer harmless against and from all damages,
losses and expenses (including legal fees and expenses) resulting from any such unnecessary or
improper interference.
4.12. Access Route
The Contractor shall be deemed to have been satisfied as to the suitability of access routes to
the Site. The Contractor shall use reasonable effort to prevent any road or bridge from being
damaged by the Contractor’s traffic or by the Contractor’s personnel. These efforts shall
included the proper use of appropriate vehicle and routes.
Except as otherwise stated in these conditions:
(1)The Contractor shall (as between the parties) be responsible for any maintenance which
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(2)The Contractor shall provide all necessary signs or directions along access, routes, and shall
obtain any permission which may be required from the relevant authorities for his use of
routes, signs and directions;
(3)The Employer shall not be responsible for any claims which may arise from the use or
otherwise of any access routes:
(4)The Employer does not guarantee the suitability or availability of particular access route,
and
(5)Costs due to non- suitability or non- availability, for the use required by the Contractor, of
access routes shall be borne by the Contractor.
4.13. Protection of the Environment
The Contractor shall take all reasonable steps to protect the environment (both on and off the
site) and to limit damage and nuisance to people and property resulting from pollution, noise
and other results of his methods of operation.
The Contractor shall ensure that emissions, surface discharges and effluent from the
Contractor’s activities shall not exceed the values indicated in the specification, and shall not
exceed the values prescribed by applicable laws.
4.14. Electricity, Water
The Contractor shall be responsible for the provision of all power, water and services he may
requires
4.15. Revised Program
At any time it should appear to the Engineer that the actual progress of the Works does not
conform to the program to which consent has been given under sub- clause 6.3[Program], the
Contractor shall produce, at request of the Engineer, a revised program, showing the
modifications to such program necessary to ensure completion of the Works within the Time
for Completion.
4.16. Engineer to Object
The Engineer shall be at liberty to object to and require the Contractor to remove forthwith
from the Works any person provided by the Contractor who, in the opinion of the Engineer or
the Employer, misconduct himself or is incompetent or negligent in the performance of his
duties, or whose presence on Site is otherwise considered by the Engineer to be undesirable,
and such person shall not be again allowed upon the Works without the consent of the
Engineer.
Any person so removed from the Works shall be replaced as soon as possible.
4.17. Boreholes and Exploratory Excavation
If, at any time during the execution of the Works, the Engineer requires the Contractor to make
boreholes or to carry out exploratory excavation, such requirement shall be the subject of an
instruction in accordance with clause 11 [Contract Variations], unless an item or a pro visional
sum in respect of such work is included in the Bill of Quantities.
4.18. Care of Works
The Contractor shall take full responsibility for the care of the Works and materials and plant
for incorporation therein from the Commencement Date until the date of issue the Taking- over
Certificate for the whole of the Works, when the responsibility for the said care shall pass to the
Employer.
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The Contractor shall, if called upon so to do, enter in to execute the Contract Agreement to be
prepared and completed at the cost of the Employer, in the form annexed to these Conditions
with such modification as may be necessary.
5. Materials
5.1. Samples
The Contractor shall submit the following samples of Materials, and relevant information, to
the Engineer for consent prior to using the Materials in or the Works:

(1)Manufacturer’s standard samples of materials and samples specified in the Contract, all at
the Contractor’s cost and

(2)additional samples instructed by the Engineer as a Variation.


Each sample shall be labeled as to origin and intended use in the Works.
All samples supplied by the Contractor be at his own cost and must be approved by the
Employer before ordering or incorporating into the Works. If the materials used in the Works is
found not to be qualified or unsatisfactory, all the cost of replacing and rectifying shall be
borne by the Contractor, the approval of which shall not relieve the Contractor from his
obligation to ensure the Works to meet the schedule and quality prescribed in the Contract and
to the final satisfaction of the Employer.
5.2. Inspection
The Employer’s Personnel shall at reasonable times
(1)have full access to all parts of the Site and to all places from which natural Materials as
being obtained, and
(2)during production, manufacture and construction (at the Site and elsewhere be entitled to
examine, inspect, measure and test the materials and workmanship, and to check the
progress of manufacture of plant and production and manufacture of Materials.
The Contractor shall give the Employer’s Personnel full opportunity to carry out these
activities, including providing access, facilities, permissions and safety equipment. No such
activity shall relieve the Contractor from any obligation or responsibility.
The Contractor shall give notice to the Engineer wherever any work is ready and before it is
covered up, put out of sight, or packaged for storage or transport. The Engineer shall then either
carry out the examination, inspection, measurement or testing without unreasonable delay, or
promptly give notice to the Contractor that the Engineer does not require to do so. If the
Contractor fails to give the notice, he shall, if and when required by the Engineer, uncover the
work and there after reinstate and make good, all at the Contractor’s cost.
5.3. Testing
This sub- clause shall apply to all tests specified in the Contract, other than the Tests after
Completion (if any).
The Contractor shall provide all apparatus, assistance, documents and other information,
electricity, equipment, fuel, consumables, instruments, labor, materials, and suitable qualified
and experienced staff, as are necessary to carry out the specified test efficiently. The Contractor
shall agree, with the Engineer, the time and place for the specified testing of any plant,
Materials and other parts of the Works.
The Engineer may, under clause 11[Contract Variations], vary the location or details of
specified test, or instruct the Contractor to carry out addition tests. If these varied or additional
tests show that the test plant, Materials or workmanship is not in accordance with the Contract,
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the cost of carrying out this Variation shall be borne by the Contractor, notwithstanding other
provisions of the Contract.
5.4. Rejection
If, as a result of an examination, inspection, measurement or testing, any plants, materials or
workmanship is found to be defective or otherwise not in accordance with the Contract, the
Engineer may reject the plant, Materials or workmanship by giving notice to the Contractor,
with reasons. The Contractor shall then promptly make good the defect and ensure that the
rejected item complies with the Contract.
If the Engineer requires this plant, Materials or workmanship to be retested, the tests shall be
repeated under the same terms and conditions. If the rejection and retesting cause the Employer
to incur additional costs, the Contractor shall subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claims]
pay these costs to the Employer.
6. Commencement, Delays and Suspension
6.1. Commencement of Works
The Engineer shall give the Contractor not less than 7 day’s notice of the Commencement Date.
Unless otherwise stated in the particular conditions. The Commencement Date shall be within
30 days after the Contractor receives the Letter of Acceptance.
The Contractor shall commence the Works, and shall then proceed with due expectaction and
without delay.
6.2. Possession of Site and Access Thereto
Save insofar as the Contract may prescribe:
(1)The extent of portions of the Site of which the Contractor is to be given possession from
time to time, and the order in which such portions shall be made available to the Contractor.
(2)And subject to any requirement in the Contract as the other in which the Works shall be
executed, the Employer will, with Engineer’s notice to commence the Works, give to the
Contractor possession of:
(3)So much of the Site, and such access as, in accordance with the Contract, is to be provided
by the Employer.
6.3. Program
The Contractor shall submit a detailed time program to the Engineer within 7 days after
receiving the notice under sub- clause 6.1 [Commencement of Works]. The Contractor shall
also submit a revised program whenever the previous program is unconfident with actual
progress or with the Contractor’s obligations. Each program shall include:
(1)The order in which the Contractor intends to carry out the Works, including the anticipated
timing of each stage of design, if any), Contractor’s documents, procurement, manufacture
of plant, delivery to Site constructions, Erecting and Testing.
(2)The Sequence and timing of inspections and tests specified in the Contract, and
(3)A supporting report which includes:
 General description of methods which the Contractor intends to adopt, and of the major
stages, in the execution of the Works, and
 Details showing the Contractor’s reasonable estimate of the number of each class of
Contractor’s Personnel and of each type of Contractor’s equipment, required on the Site
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Unless the Engineer, within 10 days after receiving a program, gives notice to the Contractor
stating the extent to which it does not comply with the Contract, the Contractor shall proceed in
accordance with the program, subject to his other obligations under the Contract. The
Employer’s Personnel shall be entitled to rely upon the program when planning their activities.
The Contractor shall promptly give notice to the Engineer of specific probable future events or
circumstances which may adversely affect the Works, increase the Contract Price or delay the
execution of the Works. The Engineer may require the Contractor to submit an estimate of the
anticipated effect of the future event of circumstances, and/or a proposal under sub- clause 11
[Contract Variations].
If, at any time, the Engineer gives notices to the Contractor that a program fails (to the extent
stated) to comply with the Contract or to be consistent with actual progress and the
Contractor’s stated intentions, the Contractor shall submit a revised program to the Engineer in
accordance with sub- clause.
6.4. Time for Completion
The Contractor shall complete the whole of the Works, and each section (if any), within the
Time for Completion for the Works or section (as the case may be), including:
(1)Achieving the passing of the tests on completion, and
(2)Completing all work which is stated in the Contract as being required for the Works or
section to be considered to be completed for the purposes of taking- over under sub- clause
8 [Taking over Certificate of the Works].
(3)Period of Time for Completion: as shown in the time schedule attached.
6.5. Extension of Time for Completion
The Contractor shall be entitled subject to sub- clause 17.1 [Contractor’s Claims] to an
extension of the Time for Completion if and to the extent that completion for the purposes of
sub- clause 8 [Taking over Certificate of the Works] are or will be delayed by any of the
following causes:
(1)a Variation (unless an adjustment to the Time for Completion has been agreed under sub-
clause 11 [Contract Variations] or other subsidiary change in the quantity of item of work
included in the Contract,
(2)a cause of delay giving an entitlement to extension of time under a sub- clause of these
Conditions,
(3)exceptionally adverse climatic conditions,
(4)unforeseeable shortages in the availability of personnel or goods caused by epidemic
governmental actions, or
(5)any delay, impediment or prevention caused by or attributable to the Employer, the
Employer’s Personnel, or the Employer’s other contractors on site.
If the Contractor considers himself to be entitled to an extension of the Time for Completion,
the Contractor shall give notice to the Engineer in accordance with sub-clause 17.1
[Contractor’s Claims]. When determining each extension of time under sub-clause 17.1
[Contractor’s Claims], the Engineer shall review previous determinations and may increase or
decrease the total extension of time.
6.6. Delays Caused by Authorities
If the following conditions apply, namely:
(1)The Contractor has diligently followed the procedures laid down by the relevant legally
constituted public authorities in the country,
(2)these authorities delay or disrupt the Contractor’s work, and
(3)the delay or disruption was unforced seeable
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Then this delay under sub-paragraph (b) of sub-clause 6.5 [Extension of Time for Completion]
shall apply.
6.7. Rate of Progress
If, at any time:
(1)actual progress is too slow to complete within the Time for Completion, and/or
(2)progress has fallen (or will fall) behind the current program under sub-clause 6.3
[Program],
other than as a result of a cause listed in sub-clause 6.5 [Extension of Time for Completion],
then the Engineer may instruct the Contractor to submit, under sub-clause 6.3 [Program], a
revised program and supporting report describing the revised methods which the Contractor
proposes to adopt in order to expedite progress and complete within the Time for Completion,
Unless the Engineer notifies otherwise, the Contractor shall adopt these revised methods, which
may require increases in the working hours and/or in the numbers of Contractor’s personnel
and/or goods, at the risk and cost of the Contractor. If these revised methods cause the
Employer to incur additional costs, the Contractor shall subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s
Claims] pay these costs to the Employer, in addition to delay damages (if any) under sub-clause
6.8 [Delay Damages] below.
In addition, if the critical path of agreed schedule is delayed at any time and the numbers of
delayed days exeed 7 days comparing with commitment schedule, the Employer shall push
schedule by using sanction solution as follow: the Employer shall keep (1% of value payment
of each period per day) x (number of delayed days) of this payment period (the delayed days is
confirmed by Engineer based on comparison between actual schedule & commitment
schedule). This value shall be paid in next period and this sanction solution can be applied for
any payment period.
6.8. Delay damages
If the Contractor fails to comply with sub-clause 6.4 [Time for Completion], the Contractor
shall subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claims] pay delay damages to the Employer the
relevant sums stated as Liquidated Damages for such default not a penalty. These delay
damages shall be paid for every day which shall elapse between the relevant Time for
Completion and the date stated in the Taking-over Certificate. However, the total amount due
under this sub-clause shall not exceed the maximum amount of Delay Damages (if any).
If the time of delay by the Contractor exceeds the Time of Completion, the Employer reserves
the right to deduct the relevant amount of money from the payment due to the Contractor as
penalties of 0.1% /per day of the Contract Proce for delays, however, if the Contractor can
catch up the schedule during the progress or by the end of the Works, the money of deducted
will be returned to the Contractor as the reward.
If the total value of penalties exceeds 10% (ten percentages) of the Contract Price, the
Employer reserves the right to terminate the Contract pursuant to Clause 13 [Termination by
Employer] of the General Conditions of Contract, and forthwith enforce the Remedies provided
by this Clause.
6.9. Suspension of Work
The Engineer may at any time instruct the Contractor to suspend progress of part or all of the
Works. During such suspension, the Contractor shall protect, store and secure such part of the
Works against any deteriorations, loss or damage.
7. Tests on Completion
7.1. Contractor’s obligations
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The Contractor shall carry out the Tests on Completion in accordance with this clause and sub-
clause 5.3 [Testing], after providing the documents in accordance with sub-paragraph (d) of
sub-clause 4.1 [Contractor General obligations}.
The Contractor shall give to the Engineer not less than 21 days’ notice of the date after which
the Contractor will be ready to carry out each of the tests on completion. Unless otherwise
agreed, Tests on Completion shall be carried out within 14 days after this date, on such days or
days the Engineer shall instruct.
In considering the results of the Tests on Completion, the Engineer shall make allowances for
the effect of any use of the Works by the Employer on the performance or other characteristics
of the Works. As soon as the Works, or a section, have passed any tests on completion, the
Contractor shall submit a certified report of the results of these tests to the Engineer.
7.2. Retesting
If the Works, or a section, fails to pass the Tests on Completion, sub-clause 5.4 [Rejection]
shall apply, and the Engineer or the Contractor may require the failed tests, and Tests on
Completion on any related work, to be repeated under the same terms and conditions.
7.3. Failure to Pass Tests on Completion
If the Works, or a section, fails to pass the Tests on Completion repeated under sub-clause 7.2
[Retesting], the Engineer shall be entitled to:
(1)order further repetition of Tests on Completion under sub-clause 7.2 [Retesting];
(2)if the failure deprives the Employer of substantially the whole benefit of the Works or
section, reject the Works or section (as the case may be), in which event the Employer shall
have the same remedies as are provided in such paragraph (c) of sub-clause 9.4 [Failure to
Remedy Defects]; or
(3)issue a taking-over certificate, if the Employer so requests.
In the event of sub-paragraph (3), the Contractor shall proceed in accordance with all other
obligations under the Contract, and the Contract Price shall be reduced by such amount as shall
be appropriate to cover the reduced value to the Employer as a result of this failure. Unless the
relevant reduction for this failure is stated (or its methods of calculation is defined) in the
Contract, the Employer may require the reduction to be (i) agreed by both parties (in full
satisfaction of this failure only) and paid before this Taking-over Certificate is issued, or (ii)
determined and paid under sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claims] and sub-clause 3.6
[Determinations].
8. Taking-over Certificate of the Works
At the completion of the Works, and prior to issuing the Taking-over Certificate, the Contractor
shall prepare and submit four (4) sets of As-built drawings and As-built documents covering the
scope of the contracted Works as required and approved by the Local Authorities.
Except as stated in sub-clause 7.3 [Failure to Pass on Completion], the Works shall be taken
over by the Employer when (i) the Works have been completed in accordance with the
Contract, including the matters described in sub-clause 6.4 [Time for Completion] and except
as allowed in sub-paragraph (a) below, and (ii) a Taking-over Certificate for the Works has
been issued, or is deemed to have been issued in accordance with this sub-clause.
The Contractor may apply by notice to the Engineer for a Taking-over Certificate not earlier
than 14 days before the Works will, in the Contractor’s opinion, be complete and ready for
taking over. If the Works are divided into sections, the Contractor may similarly apply for a
Taking-over Certificate for each section.
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(1)issue a taking-over certificate to the Contractor, stating the date on which the Works or
section were completed in accordance with the Contract, except for any minor outstanding
work and defect which will not substantially affect the use of the Works or section for their
intended purpose (either until or whilst the work is completed and these defects are
remedied); or
(2)Reject the application, giving reasons and specifying the work required to be done by the
Contractor to enable the Taking-over Certificate to be issued. The Contractor shall then
complete this work before issuing a further notice under this sub-clause.
If the Engineer fails either to issue the Taking-over Certificate or to reject the Contractor’s
application within the period of 28 days, and if the Works or section (as the case may be) are
substantially completed in accordance with the Contract, the Taking-over Certificate shall be
deemed to have been issued on the last day of that period.
9. Defects Liability
9.1. Completion of Outstanding Work and Remedying Defects
In order that the Works and Contractor’s documents, and each section, shall be in the condition
required by the Contractor’s documents, and each section, shall be in the condition required by
the Contract (fair wear and tear excepted) by the expiry date of the relevant Defects
Notification Period or as soon as practicable thereafter, the Contractor shall:
i) Complete any work which is outstanding on the date stated in a Taking-over Certificate,
within such reasonable time as is instructed by the Engineer, and
ii) Execute all work required to remedy defects or damage, as may be notified by (or on behalf
of) the Employer on or before the expiry date of the Defects Notification Period for the Works
or section (as the case may be).
If a defect appears or damage occurs, the Contractor shall be notified accordingly, by (or on
behalf of) the Employer.
9.2. Cost of Remedying Defects
All work referred to sub-paragraph of sub-clause 9.1 [Completion of Outstanding Work and
Remedying Defects] shall be executed at the risk and cost of the Contractor, if and to the extent
that the work is attributable to:
(1)Any design for which the Contractor is responsible,
(2)Materials not being in accordance with the Contract.
(3)Failure by the Contractor to comply with any other obligation.
If and to the extent that such work is attributable to any other cause, the Contractor shall be
notified promptly by (or on behalf of) the Employer, and clause 11 [Contract Variations] shall
apply.
9.3. Extension of Defects Notification Period
The Employer shall be entitled subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claim] to an extension of
the Defects Notification Period for the Works or a section if and to the extent that the Works,
section (as the case may be and after taking over) cannot be used for the purpose for which they
are intended by reason of a defect or damage.
9.4. Failure to Remedy Defects
If the Contractor fails to remedy any defect or damage within a reasonable time, a date may be
fixed (or on behalf of) the Employer, on or by which the defect or damage is to be remedied.
The Contractor shall be given reasonable notice of this date.
If the Contractor fails to remedy the defect or damage by this notified date and this remedy
work was to be executed at the cost of the Contractor under sub-clause 9.2 [Cost of Remedying
Defects], the Employer may (at his option):
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(1)Carry out the remedy himself or by others, in a reasonable manner and at the Contractor’s
cost, but the Contractor shall have no responsibility for this remedy; and the Contractor
shall subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claims] pay to the Employer the costs
reasonable incurred by the Employer in remedying the defect or damage;
(2)Require the Engineer to agree or determine a reasonable reduction in the Contract Price in
accordance with sub-clause 3.6 [Determinations]; or
(3)If the defect or damage deprives the Employer of substantially the whole benefit of the
Works or any major part of the Works, terminate the Contract as a whole or in respect of
such major part which cannot be put to the intended use. Without prejudice to any other
right, under the Contract or otherwise, the Employer shall then be entitled to recover all
sums paid for the Works or for such part (as the case may be), plus financing costs and the
cost of dismantling the same, cleaning the site and returning plant and materials to the
Contractor. And the Contractor shall subject to sub-clause 2.3 [Employer’s Claims] pay to
the Employer compensation of all actual losses and expenses incurred.
9.5. Performance Certificate
Performance of the Contractor’s obligations shall not be considered to have been completed
until the Engineer has issued the Performance Certificate to the Contractor, stating the date on
which the Contractor completed his obligations under the Contract.
The Engineer shall issue the Performance Certificate within 28 days after the latest of the
expiry dates of the Defects Notification Periods, or as soon thereafter as the Contractor has
supplied all the Contractor’s documents and completed and tested all the Works, including
remedying any defect. A copy of the Performance Certificate shall be issued to the Employer.
Only the Performance Certificate shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the Works.
9.6. Unfulfilled Obligations
After the Performance Certificate has been issued, each party shall remain liable for the
fulfillment of any obligation which remains unperformed at that time. For the purposes of
determining the nature and extent of unperformed obligations, the Contract shall be deemed to
remain in force.
9.7. Clearance of Site
Upon receiving the Performance Certificate the Contractor shall remove any remaining
Contractor’s equipment, surplus material, wreckage, rubbish and Temporary Works from the
site.
If all these items have not been removed within 28 days after the Employer receives a copy of
the Performance Certificate, the Employer may sell or otherwise dispose of any remaining
items. The Employer shall be entitled to be paid the costs incurred in connection with, or
attributable to, such sale or disposal and restoring the site.
Any balance of the moneys from the sale shall be paid to the Contractor. If these moneys are
less than the Employer’s costs, the Contractor shall pay the outstanding balance to the
Employer.
10. Measurement and Evaluation
10.1. Works to Be Measured
The Works shall be measured, and valued for payment, in accordance with the clause.
Whenever the Engineer requires any part of the Works to be measured, reasonable notice shall
be given to the Contractor’s Representative, who shall:
(1)Promptly either attend or send another qualified representative to assist the Engineer in
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(2)If the Contractor fails to attend or send a representative, the measurement made by (or on
behalf of) the Engineer shall be accepted as accurate.
10.2. Evaluation
Except as otherwise in the Contract, the Engineer shall proceed in accordance with sub-clause
3.6 [Determinations] to agree or determine the Contract Price by evaluating each item of the
Work, applying the measurement agreed or determined in accordance with the above sub-
clause 10.1 [Works to Be Measured] and the appropriate rate or price for the item.
For each item of work, the appropriate rate or price for the item shall be the rate or price
specified for such item in the Contract or, if there is no such item specified for similar work.
11. Contract Variations
The Employer may, with consent of the Contractor, by a written order, make deviations and/or
alternations on the drawings and specifications or require additional works under this Contract.
The Contractor agrees to follow all such deviations and/or alternations and the provisions of
this Contract shall also apply to all such deviations and/or alternations with the same force and
effect.
12. Contract Price and Payment
12.1. The Contract Price
The price for the whole completed Works is a lump-sum contract with amount value:
__________
The above price is included value added tax of 10% and all other applicable taxes.
This Contract Price shall be kept unchanged during the duration of this Contract, unless
otherwise stated in the particular conditions.
12.2. Advance Payment
The employer shall make an advance payment of 10% (ten percentages) of the contract price
within 10 (ten days) as an interest-free loan for mobilization when the contractor submits the
performance security issued by a licensed bank approved by the employer.
If the whole or part of advance payment has not been repaid prior to the issue of the taking-
over certificate for the works or prior to the termination under clause 13 [Termination by
employer] (as the case may be), the whole of the balance then outstanding shall immediately
become due and payable by the contractor to the Employer.
12.3. Monthly Payments
The Contractor shall on a monthly basis submit to the Engineer four copies, each signed by the
Contractor’s Representative approved by both the Engineer and the Employer, of a statement
showing the amounts to which the Contractor considers himself to be entitled based on the
actual quantities he has progressively achieved.
The Engineer shall, within 7 days of receiving such statement, certify to the Employer the
amount of payment to the Contractor which he considers due and payable in respect thereof.
The amount so certified for payment shall be paid by the Employer within 21 days after the
payment request has been certified with a deduction of retention monies at the rate 10% of
each monthly payment.
12.4. Payment of Retention Money
a) Upon receipt of the Taking-over Certificate with respect
of the whole of the Works which indicates that the Works has been completed and all
QA/QC Documentations have been accepted by the Employer and the Engineer, then
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5% (five percentages) Retention Money shall be released within 21 (Twenty-one) days


to the Contractor.
b) Upon receipt of Performance Certificate with respect of
the whole of the Works certified by the Engineer when the Defects Notification Period
of 12 months is over, the Contractor submits to the Employer the Final Statement
pursuant to sub-clause 12.6 [Final Statement] with supporting documents showing in
details. The final 5% (five percentages) Retention Money shall be released within 21
(Twenty-one) days to the Contractor upon Employer’s acceptance to the Final
Statement.
c) Alternatively, when receipt of the Taking-over Certificate
with respect of the whole of the Works the Contractor can submit to the Employer an
Unconditional Maintenance Bond in a format and with a bank approved by the
Employer, then the final 5% (five percentages) Retention Money could be released
within 21 (Twenty-one) days to the Contractor deducting the amounts for the
uncompleted portions of the Works. In this case the Unconditional Maintenance Bond
will not be released until the Performance Certificate has been received by the
Contractor when the Defects Notification Period is over.

12.5. Final Statement


Not less than 20 days after the issue of the Performance Certificate pursuant to Clause 9
[Defects Liability], the Contractor shall submit to the Engineer for consideration a draft Final
Statement with supporting documents showing in details, in the form approved by the
Engineer,
(1) The value of all work done in accordance with the Contract and
(2) Any further sum which the Contractor considers to be due to him under the Contract.
12.6. Discharge
Upon submission of the Final Statement, the Contractor shall give to the Employer, with a copy
to the Engineer, a written discharge confirming that the total of the Final Statement represents
full and final settlement of all moneys due to the Contractor arising out of or in respect of the
Contract.
12.7. Currency of Payment
All Payments by the Employer to the Contractor will be made in Local Currency) unless
otherwise agreed by the Parties.
13. Termination by the Employer
13.1. Notice to Contractor
If the Contractor fails to carry out any obligation under the Contract, the Engineer may by
notice require the Contractor to make good the failure and to remedy it within a specified
reasonable time.
13.2. Termination by Employer
The Employer shall be entitled to terminate the Contract if the Contractor:
(1)Fails to comply with Sub-Clause 4.2 [Performance Security] or under Sub-Clause 13.1
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(2)abandons the Works or otherwise plainly demonstrates the intention not to continue
performance of his obligations
(3)without reasonable excuse fails:
(4)to proceed with the Works in accordance with Clause 6 [Commencement, Delays and
Suspension], or
(5)to comply with a notice issued under Sub-Clause 5.4 [Rejection], within 15 days after
receiving it,
(6)subcontracts the whole of the Works or assigns the Contract without the required
agreement,
(7)becomes bankrupt or insolvent, goes into liquidation, has a receiving or administration
order made against him, compounds with his creditors, or carries on business under a
receiver, trustee or manager for the benefit of his creditor, or if any act is done or event
occurs which (under applicable laws) has a similar effect to any of any acts or events, or
(8)gives or offers (directly or indirectly) to any person any bribe, gift, gratuity, commission or
other thing of value, as an inducement or reward:
(9)for doing or forbearing to do any action in relation to the Contract, or
(10) for showing or forbearing to show favor or disfavor to any person in relation to the
Contract,
or if any of the Contractor’s Personnel, agents or Subcontractor gives or offers (directly or
indirectly) to any person any such inducement of reward as is described in this Sub-paragraph
(6). However, lawful inducements and rewards to Contract’s Personnel shall not entitle the
termination.
In any of these events or circumstances, the Employer may, upon giving 2 days’ notice to the
Contractor, terminate the Contract and expel the Contractor from the Site. However, in the case
of sub-paragraph (5) and (6), the Employer may by notice terminate the Contract immediately.
The Employer’s election to terminate the Contract shall not prejudice any other rights of the
Employer, under the Contract or otherwise.
The Contractor shall then leave the Site and deliver any required Goods, all Contractor’s
Document, and other designed documents made by or from him, to the Engineer. However the
Contractor shall use his best efforts to comply immediately with any reasonable instructions
included in the notice: (i) for the assignment of any subcontract, and (ii) for the protection of
life or property or for the safety of the Works.
After termination, the Employer may complete the Works and/or arrange for any other entities
to do so. The Employer and these entities may then use any Goods, Contractor’s Documents
and other design documents made by or on behalf of the Contractor.
The Employer shall then give notice that the Contractor’s equipment and Temporary Works
will be released to the Contractor at or near the site. The Contractor shall promptly arrange
their removal, at the risk and cost of the Contractor. However, if by this time the Contractor has
failed to make a payment due to the Employer, these items may be sold by the Employer in
order to recover this payment. Any balance of the proceeds shall then be paid to the Contractor.
13.3. Valuation at Date of Termination
As soon as practicable after a notice of termination under sub-clause 13.2 [Termination by
Employer] has taken effect, the Engineer shall proceed in accordance with sub-clause 3.6
[Determinations] to agree or determine the value of the Works, Goods and Contractor’s
Documents, and any other sums due to the Contractor for work executed in accordance with the
Contract.
13.4. Payment after Termination

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After a notice of termination under sub-clause 13.2 [Termination by Employer] has taken
effect, the Employer may:
(1)Withhold further payments to the Contractor until the costs of execution, completion and
remedying of any defects, damages for delay in completion (if any), and all other costs
incurred by the Employer, has been established, and/or
(2)Recover from the Contractor any losses and damages incurred by the Employer and any
extra costs of completing the Works, after allowing for any sum due to the Contractor. After
recovering any such losses, damages and extra costs, the Employer shall pay any balance to
the Contractor.
13.5. Employer’s Entitlement to Termination
The Employer shall be entitled to terminate the Contract, at any time for the Employer’s
convenience, by giving notice of such termination to the Contractor. The termination shall take
effect 5 days later of the dates on which the Contractor receives this notice.
14. Risks and Responsibility
14.1. Indemnities
The Contractor shall indemnify and hold harmless the Employer, the Employer’s Personnel,
and their respective agents, against and from all claims, damages, losses and expense
(including legal fees and expenses) in respect of:
(1)Bodily injury, sickness, disease or death, of any person whatsoever arising out of or in the
course or by reason of the Contractor’s design (if any), the execution and completion of the
Works and the remedying of any defects, unless attributable to any negligence, willful act
or breach of the Contract by the Employer, the Employer’s Personnel, or any of their
respective agents, and
(2)damage to or loss of any property, real or personal (other than the Works), to the extent that
such damage or loss:
(3)arises out of or in the course of or by reason of the Contractor’s design (if any), the
execution and completion of the Works and the remedying of any defects, and
(4) is attributable to any negligence, willful act or breach of the Contract by the Contractor, the
Contractor’s Personnel, their respective agents, or anyone directly or indirectly employed
by any of them.
The Employer shall indemnify and hold harmless the Contractor, the Contractor’s Personnel,
and their respective agents, against and from all claims, damages, losses and expenses
(including legal fees and expenses) in respect of
(1) Bodily injury, sickness, disease or death, which is attributable to any negligence, willful act
or breach of the Contract by the Employer, the Employer’s Personnel, or any of their
respective agents, and
(2) The matters for which liability may be excluded form insurance cover, as described in sub-
clause 15 [Insurance].
14.2. Contractor’s Care of the Works
The Contractor shall take full responsibility for the care of the Works and goods from the
Commencement Date until the Taking-over Certificate is issued (or is deemed to be issued
under sub-clause 8 [Taking-over Certificate of the Works] for the Works, when responsibility
for the care of the Works shall pass to the Employer. If a Taking-over Certificate is issued (or is
so deemed to be issued) for any section or part shall then pass to the Employer.

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After responsibility has accordingly passed to the Employer, the Contractor shall take
responsibility for the care of any work which is outstanding on the date stated in a Taking-over
Certificate, until this outstanding work has been completed.
If any loss or damage happens to the Works, Goods or Contractor’s Documents during the
period when the Contractor is responsible for their care, from any cause not listed in sub-clause
14.3, the Contractor shall rectify the loss or damage at the Contractor’s risk and cost, so that the
Works, Goods and Contractor’s Documents conform with the Contract.
The Contractor shall be liable for any loss or damage cause by actions performed by the
Contractor after a Taking-over Certificate has been issued. The Contractor shall also be liable
for any loss or damage which occurs after a Taking-over Certificate has been issued and which
arose from a previous event which the Contractor was liable.
14.3. Employer’s Risks

The risks referred to this sub-clause are:


(1)War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), invasion, act of foreign enemies rebellion,
(2) terrorism, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power, or civil war within the
country,
(3)riot, commotion or disorder within the country by persons other than the Contractor’s
Personnel and other employees of the Contractor and Sub-contractors,
(4)munitions of war, explosive materials, ionizing radiation or contamination by radio-activity,
within the country, except as may be attributable to the Contractor’s use of such munitions,
explosives, radiation or radio-activity,
(5)pressure waves caused by aircraft or their aerial devices traveling at sonic or supersonic
speed,
(6)use or occupation by the Employer of any part of the Permanent Works, except as may be
specified in the Contract,
(7)design of any part of the Works by the Employer’s Personnel or by others for whom the
Employer is responsible, and
(8)any objection of the forces of nature which is unforeseeable or against which an
experienced Contractor could not reasonably have been expected to have taken adequate
preventive precautions.
14.4. Notice
Notice to Contractor:
(1)All certificates, notices or instructions to be given to the Contractor by the Employer or the
Engineer under the terms of the Contract shall be sent by post, cable, telex or facsimile
transmission to or left at the Contractor’s principal place of business or such other address
as the Contractor shall nominate for that purpose.
(2)Notice to Employer and Engineer:
Any notice to be given to the Employer or to the Engineer under the terms of the Contract
shall be post, cable, telex or facsimile transmission to or left at the respective address
nominated for that purpose in Part II of these conditions.
(3)Change of address:
Either party may change a nominated address to another address in the country where the
Works are being executed by prior notice to the other party, with a copy to the Engineer,
and the Engineer may do so by prior notice to both parties.

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15. Insurance
During the execution of the Works the Contractor shall purchase and maintain “The
Construction Risk Insurance, Workmen’s Compensation Insurance, Automobile Liability
Insurance, and Other Legally Social Insurances” upon all and any of the Works done by the
Contractor including cover for loss or damage to construction material delivered to the
construction area, and shall present the insurance policies to the Employer. If and when,
Contractor considers it is necessary to purchase and maintain additional insurance other than
the above mentioned insurance, Contractor shall promptly inform the Employer thereof. Each
value of “The Construction Risk Insurance, Workmen’s Compensation Insurance,
Automobile Liability Insurance, and Other Legally Social Insurances” is equal to the
Contract value for any accidents.
16. Force Majeure
16.1. Definition of Force Majeure
In this clause, “Force Majeure” means and exceptional event or circumstance:
(1)Which is beyond a party’s control,
(2)Which such party could not reasonably have provided against before entering into the
Contract,
(3)Which, having arisen, such party could not reasonably have avoided or overcome, and
(4)Which is not substantially attributable to the other party.
Force Majeure may include, but is not limited to, exceptional events or circumstances of the
kind listed below, so long as conditions (1) to (4) above are satisfied:
(1)War, hostilities (whether war be declared or not), invasion, act of foreign enemies,
(2)rebellion, terrorism, revolution, insurrection, military or usurped power, or civil war,
(3) riot, commotion, disorder, strike or lockout by persons other than the Contractor’s
Personnel and other employees of the Contractor and Sub-contractors,
(4)munitions of war, explosive materials, ionizing radiation or contamination by radio-activity,
except as may be attributable to the Contractor’s use of such munitions, explosives,
radiation or radio-activity, and
(5) natural catastrophes such as earthquake, hurricane, typhoon or volcanic activity.
16.2. Notice of Force Majeure
If a party is or will be prevented from performing any of its obligations under the Contract by
Force Majeure, then it shall give notice to the other party of the events or circumstances
constituting the Force Majeure and shall specify the obligations, the performance of which is or
will be prevented. The notice shall be given within 14 days after the party became aware, (or
should have become aware), of the relevant event or circumstance constituting Force Majeure.
The party shall, having given notice, be excused performance of such obligations for so long as
such Force Majeure prevents it from performing them.
Notwithstanding any other provision of this clause, Force Majeure shall not apply to
obligations of either party to make payments to the other party under the Contract.
17. Claims, Disputes and Arbitration
17.1. Contractor’s Claims
If the Contractor considers himself to be entitled to any extension of the Time for Completion
and/or any additional payment, under any clause of these Conditions or otherwise in connection
with the Contract, the Contractor shall give notice to the Engineer, describing the event or
circumstance giving rise to the claim. The notice shall be given as soon as practicable, not later
than 14 days after the Contractor become aware, or should have become aware, of the event or
circumstance.
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If the Contractor fails to give notice of a claim within such period of 14 days, the Time for
Completion shall not be extended, the Contractor shall not be entitled to additional payment,
and the Employer shall be discharged from all liability in connection with the claim. Otherwise,
the following provisions of this sub-clause shall apply.
The Contractor shall also submit any other notices which are required by the Contract, and
supporting particulars for the claim, all as relevant to such event or circumstance.
The Contractor shall keep such contemporary records as may be necessary to substantiate any
claim, either on the Site or at another location acceptable to the Engineer. Without admitting
the Employer’s liability, the Engineer may, after receiving any notice under this sub-clause,
monitor the record-keeping and/or instruct the Contractor to keep further contemporary
records. The Contractor shall permit the Engineer to inspect all these records, and shall (if
instructed) submit copies to the Engineer.
Within 28 days after the Contractor became aware (or should have become aware) of the event
or circumstance giving rise to the claim, or within such other period as may be proposed by the
Contractor and approved by the Engineer, the Contractor shall send to the Engineer a fully
detailed claim which includes full supporting particulars of the basis of the claim and of the
extension of time and/or additional payment claimed. If the event or circumstance giving rise to
the claim has a continuing effect:
(1)This fully detailed claim shall be considered as interim;
(2)The Contractor shall send further interim claims at monthly intervals, giving the
accumulated delay and/or amount claimed, and such further particulars as the Engineer may
reasonably require; and
(3) The Contractor shall send a final claim within 14 days after the end of the effects resulting
from the event or circumstance, or within such other period as may be proposed by the
Contractor and approved by the Engineer.
Within 14 days after receiving a claim or any further particulars supporting a previous claim, or
within such other period as may be proposed by the Engineer and approved by the Contractor,
the Engineer shall respond with approval, or with disapproval and detailed comments. He may
also request any necessary further particulars, but shall nevertheless give his response on the
principles of the claim within such time.
Each payment certificate shall include such amounts for any claim as have been reasonably
substantiated as due under the relevant provision of the Contract. Unless and until the
particulars supplied are sufficient to substantiate the whole of the claim, the Contractor shall
only be entitled to payment for such part of the claim as he has been able to substantiate.
The Engineer shall proceed in accordance with sub-clause 3.6 [Determinations] to agree or
determine (i) the extension (if any) of the Time for Completion (before or after its expiry) in
accordance with sub-clause 6.3 [Program], and/or (ii) the additional payment (if any) to which
the Contractor is entitled under the Contract.
The requirements of this sub-clause are in addition to those of any other sub-clause which may
apply to a claim. If the Contractor fails to comply with this or another sub-clause in relation to
any claim, any extension of time and/or additional payment shall take account of the extent (if
any) to which the failure has prevented or prejudiced proper investigation of the claim, unless
the claim is excluded under paragraph of this sub-clause.
17.2. Engineer’s Decision
If a dispute of any kind whatsoever arises between the Employer and the Contractor in
connection with, or arising out of the Contract or the execution of the Works, whether during
the execution of the Works or after their completion. The matter in dispute shall, in the first
place, be referred in writing to the Engineer with a copy to the other party no later than 30
days. The Engineer shall give notice of this decision to the Employer and the Contractor.
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17.3. Amicable Settlement


Where notice of intention to commence arbitration as to a dispute has been given in accordance
with sub-clause 17.2 [Engineer’s Decision], arbitration of such dispute shall not be commenced
unless an attempt has first been made by the parties to settle such dispute amicably.
17.4. Arbitration
Any dispute in respect of which:
The decision, if any of the Engineer has not become final and binding pursuant to sub-clause
17.2 [Engineer’s Decision] and
Amicable settlement has not been reached within the period stated in sub-clause 17.3
[Amicable settlement] shall be finally settled, unless otherwise specified in the Contract, under
the committee of economic arbitration by one or more arbitrators appointed. The final decision
of HCMC Economic Court will be complied by all parties.
Arbitration may be commenced prior to or after completion of the Works, provided that the
obligation of the Employer, the Engineer and the Contractor shall not be altered by reason of
the arbitration being conducted during the progress of the Works.

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FORM OF PERFORMANCE BOND


Date:
Letter of guarantee No.:
TO:

………………………………………………………………………………………………………
……………………………………………………………………………………………………

……………………………………………………………………………………………………

Whereas
By the Contract No. ………………………… relating to EXEL PLASTEH FACTORY project in the
state of Vietnam (hereinafter called the “Contract”) made by and between
…………………………………………………… (hereinafter referred to as “CONTRACTOR”) of the
one part and …………………………………………… (hereinafter called the “EMPLOYER”) of the
other part. The CONTRACTOR has agreed to perform work under the Contract in Plot No.65, VSIP II
Industrial Park, Tan Uyen Dist., Binh Duong Province, Vietnam.; and

………………………………………………………………………………………… (hereinafter
called “ Guarantor”) whose registered address is at
………………………………………………………………………………………………, has agreed
to guarantee the due performance of the Contract in the manner hereinafter appearing.

Now the Guarantor hereby agreed with the EMPLOYER as follows:

1. If the CONTRACTOR shall in any respect fail to perform any or all its obligations under the
Contract of shall commit any breach of any or all of its obligations thereunder then the
Guarantor shall defend and indemnify the EMPLOYER against all losses, damages, costs and
expenses which may be claimed by the EMPLOYER by reason of any default on the part of the
CONTRACTOR in performing and observing the provisions under the Contract, provided
always that the liability of the Guarantor to indemnify the EMPLOYER as aforesaid shall not
exceed the sum of ………………………… (In words:
………………………………………………………………………………………………)
representing ten percent (10%) of the Contract Price.

2. The Guarantor further convenants and agrees that the Guarantor shall pay the EMPLOYER on
first written demand without proof or condition such sums the EMPLOYER may claim as
indemnification against any loss, damage, cost or expense claimed by the EMPLOYER by
reason of any default or breach on the part of the CONTRACTOR of any or all of its
obligations under the Contract, provided aways that the total of such sums demanded shall not
exceed the sum of ………………… (In words:
………………………………………………………………………) representing ten percent
(10%) of the Contract Price and Guarantor’s liability to indemnify the EMPLOYER as
aforesaid shall correspondingly be reduced in proportion to any demand having been made as
aforesaid.

3. The Guarantor shall not be discharged or released from this Performance Bond by any
arrangement between the CONTRACTOR and the EMPLOYER with or without the consent of
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the Guarantor or by any alteration in the obligations undertaken by the CONTRACTOR or by


any forbearance whether as to payment, time, performance of others, or by any changes in the
name or constitution of the EMPLOYER or the CONTRACTOR.

4. This Performance Bond shall be irrevocable and unconditional and shall remain in full force
and effect from ………………………………… (ie. The Effective Date of the Contract) until
………………………………… (ie. The Issuance Date of the Permance Certificate by the
EMPLOYER to the CONTRACTOR under the Contract).

5. Except where the context otherwise requires, words used herein shall the same meaning as
assigned to them in the Contract.

6. Multiple demands against this Performance Bond are permitted.

7. The Guarantor agrees that this Performance Bond and the Contract shall be governed by and
construed exclusively in accordance with the laws of Vietnam.

In Witness Whereof this Performance Bond has been duly executed by the Guarantor on
………………………………….

For and on behalf of ………………………………….

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11. PROJECT SPECIFICATION, CODE, PROCEDURE

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CIVIL WORK SPECIFICATION

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1. Section 1:
PRELIMINARY CONDITIONS
1.1 Introduction
This general Specifications and Requirements describe the materials and method of execution of the
Contract Construction Works, (Architectural, Civil and Structural)
1.2 Standard and Testing
1.2.1 Standards
Standards mentioned or referred on the drawings and in this Specifications shall be the most up-
to-date versions of the following in order of precedence:
Generally: -
(1) Vietnam Industrial Standards Institute (VIS)
(2) Japanese Industrial Standard (JIS)
(3) American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)
(4) British Standards Institute (BS)
1.3 Testing Institute
For testing of materials and equipment the Contractor shall ask approval of the testing institute from the
Engineer.
1.4 Scope of the Contract
The Works included in the Contract comprise the furnishing and installing of all materials and equipment
necessary to form the complete construction of the Works shown in the Contract drawing and/or described
in the Specifications.
The construction materials, equipment, finishes, fixtures etc. shall be the same or closely similar to those
shown on the Contract drawings and/or described in this Specifications.
All the works shall be constructed in accordance with the Specifications and with the Contract drawings
and approved shop drawings.
The Contractor shall be responsible for ensuring that all materials and items, mentioned and/or described
in this Specifications and/or shown on the drawings and/or deemed necessary for the proper and
workmanlike execution of this project will be supplied, processed, fixed, finished and tested by him
unless specifically stated otherwise in the Contract Documents.
1.5 Visit Site
The Contractor will be deemed to have visited the site and acquainted himself with the nature of the
ground, means of access, existing structures, space available for storage of materials and erection of sheds
etc. It will further be presumed that the Contractor has obtained all relevant information regarding
availability of water, electric power and materials required for the Works. No claim resulting from lack of
knowledge or failure to comply with this clause will be entertained.
A subsequent payment demand as a result of a lack of knowledge of local conditions cannot be
considered.
The Contractor is to be aware of the local conditions in detail before the submission of the tender.
Actual construction site facilities are to be carried out in agreement with the construction site management
corresponding to the local circumstances.
Risk does not pass to the Engineer and Employer after acceptance of the construction facilities.
Approval of the facilities can be applied for from the construction site management after completion of
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1.6 Plant, Etc.


The Contractor shall provide everything necessary for the proper and efficient execution of the Works in
orderly sequence including all requisite tools, tackle, plant, scaffolding, hoists, machinery, labor, haulage,
materials and storage shed, etc… required by the Contract, shall clear away all items at completion or as
they become superfluous and shall make good all disturbed work and repair any damage caused. All plant
is of good quality, well maintained and without defects. Bamboo scaffolding shall not be used unless with
the express approval of the Engineer and then only for very limited heights.
1.7 Shed, Offices, Etc.
The Contractor shall provide and erect all temporary offices, stores, fabrication yards etc. that may be
necessary for the construction works and complying with the Contract Documents.
The Contractor shall further provide and erect all necessary proper sanitary and other facilities for the use
of the workers engaged on the site, keep these in a clean condition and clear them away when they are no
longer required. This requirement will be strictly enforced by the Engineer so as to prevent the workers
using other places for sanitary purposes.
Before any temporary structures can be erected, the Contractor shall submit his space requirements,
location and layout plan to the Engineer for his scrutiny and approval concerning the location and the
appearance of such temporary structures.
The Contractor shall provide the above-mentioned temporary buildings with the required electrical
installations, water supply and sewage system and shall provide connections to the appropriate service
mains. The costs for water, electricity and for public communication services for all temporary sheds,
offices etc. shall be borne by the Contractor.
The Contractor shall take down all sheds, etc. on completion of the Works or when instructed to remove
form the site and make good all disturbed work.
1.8 Temporary Power
The Contractor shall provide all temporary power and/or artificial lighting required for the execution of
the Works and for the temporary provisions and offices. The Contractor shall provide and maintain all
temporary cables and wiring, and shall arrange for the clearing away at completion of all temporary
provisions, at his own expense. All works for temporary power supply shall be carried out in a safe and
workmanlike manner, to the approval of both the Engineer and relevant local authorities.
1.9 Advertisements
The Contractor shall provide and erect a project signboard as required under the governing law issued by
the Vietnam Government and any other local authorities.
The Contractor shall not be allowed to put up any other signboards or advertisements in any form within
the boundaries of the site or on adjacent grounds, unless an instruction has been obtained from the
Engineer for the erection of signboards or notice boards.
1.10 Prevention of Trespass
The Contractor is to confine his operations to the vicinity of the actual construction site and is to prevent
any trespass onto adjoining areas by the workers engaged on the construction site.
1.11 Unauthorized Persons / Identification Badges
The Contractor shall not permit any unauthorized person to have access to the site and shall give his
Superintendent of Works and watchmen strict instructions to that effect. All personnel of the Contractor
shall be provided with identification badges, which shall be worn at all times when engaged on the Works.
Format of badges and entry / exit procedures shall be discussed and agreed by the Employer.
1.12 Protection of Employer’s and Public Property

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The Contractor is to allow for keeping all reads, footpaths and rights of way clear of all plant, materials,
etc., and for assuring the unimpeded passage of vehicular and pedestrian traffic during the whole course
of the Contract.
The Contractor will also be held responsible should any interference, damage or dislocation occurred to
any supplies or services at the Employer’s premises or to any public supplies and services such as water,
electricity, telephone, sewers, etc., due to the Contractor’s operations and will be required to pay all
consequent costs and expenses in connection with any reinstatement and repairs.
1.13 Protection of Adjacent Structures
During the entire period of the execution of Works on the project site under this Contact, the Contractor
shall be fully responsible for any damage to structures, services, roads, fences, kalongs, drains, etc. that
are located on the Employer’s or adjacent premises and any such damage resulting from the Contractor’s
operations shall be made good by the Contractor at his own expense and to the complete satisfaction of
the Engineer.
1.14 Watching and lighting
The Contractor will be required to supply all day and night watching, lighting and protection of the Works
that he may deem necessary, during the whole period of the Contract, and he will be held responsible for
all losses or damage to his own materials on site or work in progress, or to materials on site or work in
progress of his own subcontractors.
1.15 Protection of Works
The Contractor will be solely responsible for the safety of the whole of the Works including the materials
and plant on site until the Employer as completion accepts the Contract. He is to allow for supplying all
necessary materials and effectively protecting the whole of the Works from damage, from whatever cause
arising, and is to allow for keeping the Works free from storm water, subterranean water and flooding by
protecting with suitable covering, pumping baling or as otherwise required or directed.
In areas with combustible materials and where otherwise directed by the Engineer, sufficient numbers of
fire extinguishers, to the approval of the Engineer, shall be provided.
1.16 Welfare and Safety
The Contractor shall allow for providing and maintaining welfare facilities and suitable adequate safety
measures for the protection of workers and visitors to the Works; such facilities and safety measures shall
be to the satisfaction of the Engineer and shall also be in accordance with any statutory requirements in
force at the time.
1.17 First Aid
The Contractor shall provide on the project site adequate and easily accessible first aid kits or such
provisions may be required in any Government Ordinance, Factories Act, etc., in force at the beginning of
the Contract, or subsequently published and/or amended from time to time. In addition at least one person,
who will be permanently on the site, shall have practical knowledge of basic first aid principles and shall
be instructed in their application, and the person(s) so designated shall be made known to all employees
by the posting of his or their name(s) and designation(s) in a prominent position within the site area.
1.18 Social Security Scheme, Etc.
The Contractor shall allow for all costs and expenses in connection with any Social Security Scheme in
force during the period of execution of the Contract and for all expenses incurred in complying with
statutory obligations regard to welfare, transportation, holidays, etc.
1.19 Water
The Contractor shall be responsible for the supply of water for his own use from the connection point and
shall allow for the provision of all necessary temporary plumbing and drainage, etc., which he shall alter
from time to time as may be required, clear away on completion and make good all disturbed works.

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1.20 Temporary Roads


The Contractor shall be provided during the progress of the Contract all necessary temporary roads and
pavement crossings as may be required for access to all portions of the Works, not allowable to remove
and clear them away at completion or when directed and make good any damage caused by or in
connection therewith.
1.21 Dimensions
Figured dimensions as indicated on the drawings are to be followed as preliminary reference only and in
no case shall dimensions be scaled from the drawings. Whenever possible, dimensions are to be taken
from the building(s). Before any work is commenced by specialist firms, dimensions must be checked on
the site and/or the building(s) by the Contractor, which shall be responsible for the accuracy of such
dimensions irrespective of the comparable dimensions on the drawing(s).
1.22 Religious Rites
The Contractor must make all due allowance for making such arrangements as are necessary to ensure the
minimum of interference with religious rites.
1.23 Permits and Applications
The Contractor shall obtain all necessary permits from Government agencies and make all necessary and
required arrangements for execution of Works.
1.24 Leave Works Clean and Tidy
The Contractor shall cart away all rubbish from time to time as it accumulates and leave the Works clean
and tidy on completion. This clause will be strictly enforced by the Engineer to maintain safety and
neatness on the building site.
1.25 Program of Work and Method of Construction
For a proper scheduling of the times and activities required for execution of this project, the Contractor
shall submit a construction program within 7 days after the signing of the Contract, which shall show the
following:-
(1) Proposed dates for starting and completion of the various parts of the Works;
(2) Proposed dates for procuring materials, plant and equipment;
(3) Proposed hours of site work for the Contractor’s Personnel;
(4) Proposed dates for shipment and arrival on site of the construction materials, if any. However,
locally available materials are highly recommended.
This program shall be in such a form, and shall use such method of planning, that delays and the effects of
delays can be discovered at an early stage and steps can be taken to prevent or correct such delays. The
total construction period of this program shall be the period stated in the Contract or such shorter period
that the Contractor thinks possible. When necessary or when requested by the Engineer, the Contractor
shall prepare amended programs for the approval of the Engineer.
1.26 Works Diary
The Contractor shall keep a diary on the site, in which shall be recorded the following essential
information; the diary shall consist of a standard form to the approval of the Engineer:-
(1) Numbers of workers per trade on site, of the Contractor and his subcontractors;
(2) Materials on site, materials supplied and materials used or installed under this Contract;
(3) Equipment on site;
(4) Progress of the works of the Contractor and his subcontractors;
(5) Delays in planned progress of the works of the Contractor and his subcontractors;
(6) Engineer’s instructions and memos and variation orders received;
(7) Drawings, sketches, and revisions of drawings received;
(8) Special occurrences, accidents, etc.
A copy of the diary shall be submitted daily to the Engineer for his perusal. The original diary shall
become the property of the Employer.
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1.27 Equipment for Testing and Measuring


The Contractor shall make available at his own expense for use on the project site or in workshops of the
Contractor or his subcontractors or suppliers as the case may be such equipment necessary for the
measuring or testing of the quality of goods and finishes produced on the project site or in the said
workshops. Such equipment shall be in good condition and shall, if necessary, be re-calibrated to ensure
that the results of tests or measurements are within the required degree of accuracy.
1.28 Assistance to The Engineer
When requested by the Engineer, the Contractor shall provide at his own expense as many men as may be
required to assist the Engineer in checking levels, setting out, making of concrete samples, taking of soil
samples and testing of materials incorporated in the Works or any work in connection with this Contract.
All equipment for leveling, setting out and testing works on site, including tests mentioned in Clause 1.30,
shall be made available and kept in good condition for use by the Engineer.
1.29 Requests for Approval
The Contractor shall submit formal requests to the Engineer by means of approved standard forms for the
approval of building materials, concreting, painting, backfilling, etc., processes and special methods of
execution of works. Requests for approval of building materials shall, if reasonably possible, be
accompanied by representative samples of the materials proposed for approval, the names of the
manufacturers, together with any details that may be requested.
1.30 Samples
Samples required by the Engineer are to be provided without delay at the Contractor’s expense and shall,
if required, be in accordance with the relevant standard method of sampling. The samples shall be taken in
such a way or by such a method that they can be considered to be representative of the full quantity of
materials or work from which they are taken. The samples, when approved, will be kept by the Engineer,
who will reject all materials or workmanship not corresponding in quality and character with the approved
samples. Suitable labeled boxes, shelves, containers for the storage of samples shall be provided by the
Contractor at his own expense.
1.31 Inspections and Tests
Materials shall, unless otherwise directed by the Engineer, be tested before leaving the manufacturer’s
premises and the Contractor shall obtain and supply to the Engineer for his approval certificates from the
manufacturer, showing that the materials have been tested according to the relevant specification or
Standard. The Contractor shall provide labor where required, for tests carried out in accordance with the
Contract.
1.32 Proprietary Materials and Articles
Where in this Specifications, makes or named products of individual manufacturers are mentioned, this is
only an indication of the quality and type of goods which are considered satisfactory by the Engineer. The
Contractor may substitute similar products of at least equal quality and suitability, subject to the
Contractor proving the quality and suitability, to the approval of the Engineer.
1.33 Discrepancies between Drawings and Specifications
Should any discrepancy occur between the contract drawings, this Specifications, and other contract
documents, the matter is to be immediately referred in writing to the Engineer for a decision.
1.34 Alternatives
Alternatives to the specified methods of execution or the design of details, due to specific experience or
special methods or schemes developed by the Contractor will be considered for acceptance subject to their
meeting the requirements of the Engineer. The Contractor shall obtain the permission of the Engineer first
before using such alternatives, by means of a request for approval as mentioned in Clause 1.29.
1.35 Working Drawing on Site.

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Working drawings for all works are to be kept on site at all times. The drawings shall be in a good
readable condition and of the latest issued revision. The term “working drawings” means the conceptual
drawings, detail drawings prepared later or the shop drawings made by the Contractor.
1.36 Calculations, Shop Drawings and As-Built Drawings
Where required in this Specifications and where considered necessary for proper execution of the Works
by the Engineer, the Contractor shall prepare detailed calculations and shop drawings. Such calculations
and drawings shall be issued to the Engineer in duplicate for checking and approval. The Contractor shall
supply to the Engineer and to other contractors concerned 2 prints of the final approved drawings.
The Contractor shall prepare as-built drawings for all executed works. The Contractor shall submit to the
Engineer the originals of his shop drawings and of the as-built drawings on floppy disks and five copies
on printing paper. The drawings shall be submitted to the Engineer for approval prior to the issue of the
Taking-over Certificate.
1.37 Overtime
Should the working of overtime be necessary in order to complete the Works by the time stipulated in the
Contract or for any other reason, no extra payment will be allowed. The Contractor shall obtain prior
permission from the Engineer for execution of work in overtime. If such request is made for works that
require to be done in overtime because of the nature of the works, such permission will be given
unreservedly.
If the Engineer deems it necessary to supervise any works executed in overtime, the Contractor shall
reimburse the Engineer for the actual expenses of such supervision by the Engineer’s Personnel. Overtime
will be considered as any works carried out in excess of 8 hours daily and/or after 5:30 p.m., and on
Saturdays, Sundays and official holidays.
1.38 Pricing
Where the Contractor is required in the Specifications, Bill of Quantities, or Schedule of Unit Rates to
“provide”, “make available”, “supply”, “allow” or “pay” for installations, services, etc., it shall be deemed
that such costs have been provided for and included in the Contract Price.
1.39 Setting Out and Leveling
Prior to the commencement of the works the Contractor shall set out the Works using approved building
boards and preserve datum marks to the approval of the Engineer. The Contractor shall record these datum
marks on a drawing, three copies of which shall be given to the Engineer. The Contractor shall employ a
sufficient number of qualified surveyors for all setting out and leveling prior to commencement of the
Works and during the construction.
The Contractor shall bear full responsibility for all such setting out and leveling, also in relation to the
setting out of works for other contractors.
The Contractor shall regularly inspect level marks, gridline markers and other indication marks of levels
or positions to ensure that they have not been displaced. Any revision in position or change in level of any
part of the Works shall only be made with approval from the Engineer, and the Contractor shall be
responsible for adjustment of earlier made marks and of submission of the information regarding such
revision to all parties concerned.
1.40 Meetings
The Contractor shall attend the regular project meetings in the person of competent staff members who
shall have the Contractor’s authority to make decisions concerning the normal matters of event of the
project. These meetings shall be under the direction of the Engineer and decisions made during these
meetings shall be binding and shall be included in the minutes of meeting which will be prepared by the
Engineer and which the Contractor shall be obliged to sign.
Should the Contractor be in disagreement with the contents of any minute, he may make his comments in
the next project meeting, and such comments will then be considered by the Engineer and recorded in the
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The Engineer shall submit copies of the minutes of all project meetings to the Employer. The Contractor
shall at all times keep copies of the minutes of project meetings at his office on the building site.
1.41 Contractor’s Staff
The Contractor shall make available all staff members required to ensure the proper and smooth running
and timely completion of the project. Such staff shall have the proper qualifications and experiences for
the work on which they will be engaged. The Contractor shall propose, for approval by the Engineer, his
senior staff members for the following disciplines: -
(1) Programming and scheduling of the Works, liaison with other contractors;
(2) Selection and ordering of building materials;
(3) Organization of the works and quality control;
(4) Positions and levels surveying, and quantity surveying;
(5) Preparation of shop drawings.
The Contractor shall also submit at the same time, for approval by the Engineer, the names and
qualifications of other staff that will be employed on this project.
1.42 Safety
The Contractor shall be solely responsible for the proper and safe execution of all Works according any
statutory requirements in force at the time of execution of the Contract.
The Contractor shall take all necessary measures and provide all equipment and protecting devices
necessary for the safety of his employees and the employees of his subcontractors. The Contractor shall
provide instructions to his and his sub-contractors employees about the use of such devices and
equipment.
If the Contractor intends to make use of any particularly dangerous material or process, he shall give prior
notice to the Engineer and shall take all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of the workers and the
environment.
The Contractor shall ensure that equipment is assembled solidly and that equipment, which is necessary in
order to carry out the work, is in adequate condition and properly maintained. Repairs shall only be
carried out when equipment/machinery is stopped and the electrical equipment isolated.
The Contractor’s responsible site supervisors shall inspect their work daily and if necessary take remedial
action.
Scrap fires and open fires are permitted only in specific areas approved by the Engineer. For work
requiring open fires and naked flames, the Contractor must take all necessary precautions.
Next to stores of combustible materials or to machines which produce sparks, such as cutting and welding
machines, an adequate number and the storekeeper or operator must be instructed on how to use them.
Contractor’s staff must take note of and follow the instruction regarding protective measures against
injury to people and damage to materials and/or equipment.
1.43 Attendance upon Other Contractors, etc.
The Contractor is to allow for affording every reasonable facility to enable the proper execution of their
works by other contractors engaged by the Employer to proceed without interruption of the ordinary
progress of the Works.
The Contractor shall be responsible for general watching but each contractor shall be responsible for the
watching of his own tools and materials stored on the building site or the materials already incorporated in
the Works.
The Contractor is to obtain from all other contractors full particulars of their requirements with regard to
chases, recesses, concrete supports and other such details, and is to supply them with all necessary
dimensions and other information to enable their work to be correctly carried out and subsequent
alterations avoided. Alterations necessitated by the Contractor’s failure to supply requisite information
will be at his own cost.
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The Contractor shall cooperate closely with the Engineer on the matter of liaison between himself and
other contractors to prevent any undue interference with the progress of the Works and delay in the total
project.
The Contractor shall prepare for his own activities a program of works as referred to in Clause 1.25 of this
Specifications and shall provide to the Engineer all information necessary for the coordination of the
program of works of the Contractor and his subcontractors with that of other contractors and installers.
The Contractor shall determine the critical dates for arrival of all essential installation and construction
materials for his own and his subcontractors’ works and shall make a scheme of all the dates of
commencement and completion of the various stages of the Works, in close coordination with the
Engineer.
The Contractor shall, in addition to his program of works, prepare short term schedules for his own and
his subcontractors works which shall contain clear indications of works that have to be done by other
contractors or installers in order to prevent delay in the Works, and the Contractor shall submit copies of
his short term planning Pages to all involved parties, including the Engineer. If required, the Contractor
shall vary his program of works and/or his detailed planning schedules to allow for special circumstances
or changes in the requirements of the Employer.
The Contractor shall closely watch the performance of each of the parties engaged on the project and shall
immediately inform the Engineer in writing about occurrences that will or could influence the scheduled
progress. The Contractor shall also report in writing to the Engineer immediately whenever he suspects or
becomes aware of insufficient cooperation or performance of any of the other contractors and/or installers
or of circumstances that will affect the required quality and rate of progress of the Works.

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Section 2: MATERIAL TESTING PROCEDURE

A. CIVIL & INFRASTRUCTURE WORK


2.1 General:

To guarantee the material and the workmanship satisfied the requirement in the Technical Specifications and
Vietnamsese standard before and during the application of Insfratructre Work, the Contractor need to follow
the Testing procedure which regulated as bellows but not limited. The Site Supervisor can ask the
Contractor make any test for which items he seems suspicious by the own fee of Contractor before and even
after the Inspection and Acceptance of these items.

In general, the Lab for testing is achieved the LASXD certificate of Ministry of Construction and be
appointed by Engineer.

2.1 Material Characteristics Test


1. Sand
With each sand supplier, the Contarctor is requested to submit the testing report for material right after
delivering to site and before the application.
The sample is collected on site with appointment of Site Supervisor.
The frequency of test is 350 meter cube/ one test with each supplier. (TCVN 337:1986)
The list of test as below:
a. The certificate of origin
b. Wet density and dry density test
c. Volume weight and porosity test
d. Size grading test and grading modulus
e. Clay content test
f. Organic impurities test
2. Aggregate
With each aggerate supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for material right
after delivering to site and before the application.
The sample is collected on site with appointment of Site Supervisor.
The frequency of test is 200 meter cube/ one test with each supplier. (TCVN 1772:1987)
The list of test as below:
a. The certificate of origin
b. Wet density and dry density test
c. Porosity density test
d. Size grading test
e. Clay content test
f. Organic impurities test
g. Flat piece content test
h. Decayed piece content test
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i. Abrasion test
3. Rebar
With each steel supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for material right after
delivering to site and before the application.
The sample is collected on site with appointment of Site Supervisor.
The frequency of test is each rebar diameter/ 3 piece with each supplier. (TCVN1651:1995) for each rebar
lot less than 20 tons / 1 size of diameter.
a. The certificate of origin
b. Tension test
c. Bending test
4. Bending test
 At manufacturing workshop
With each ready-mixed concrete supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for
material before delivering on site.
The sample is collected at the workshop for random batching plant. One group of sample is 3 sample.
The frequency of test is requested after beginning and after each 2 months (for each supplier).
The test list is bellows:
a. Density test
b. Mixing ratio/ composition analyse test
c. Water absorbtion test
d. Mortar and water seggeration test
 At site
With each ready-mixed concrete supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for
material before acceptance.
The sample is collected on site with 1 group of sample. One group of sample is 3 sample standard cube
15x15x15. One is tested by supplier after 7 days and one is test after 28 days at the labs which
appointed by Engineer.
The frequency of test is each 30 meter cube/ one test with each supplier for the civil structure, and 200
meter cube /one test for concrete road and channel.
The test list is bellows:
a. The certificate of origin
b. The slump test (on site)
c. The compression strength test
5. Alphalt concrete
 At manufacturing workshop
With each alphalt concrete supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for material
before delivering on site.
The sample is collected at the workshop for random batching plant.
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The test list is bellows:


a. The certificate of origin
b. Density test
c. Mixing ratio/ composition analyse test
d. Aggerate porosity test
e. Saturated factor of bitumen asphalt test
f. Expansion factor of bitumen asphalt after saturated test
g. Compressive strength of bitumen asphalt
h. Temperature stability test
i. Marshall test (stability, plasticity index, nominal hardness)
j. Bitumen and aggerreate content in asphalt
6. Brick
With each supplier, the Contractor is requested to submit the testing report for material before delivering
on site.
One group of sample (3 pcs) is collected in site in random for each supplier and applied again after each
three months.
The basic for testing is TCVN 1450-1986, TCVN 1451-1986.
The test list is bellows:
a. The certificate of origin
b. Compressive strength
c. Bending strength
d. Water absorbtion test
2.2 Workmanship Test
2.3.1 The compaction factor of backfilling
For each layer of sand less than 25-30 cm thick or aggerate less than 15-18cm thick, the compaction test is
applied for each 300 m2/ one point. (22TCN02-71)
2.3.2 The elastic modulus for each structure layer
The elastic modulus test for each structure layer e.g sand- aggerate 0x4- aggerate 4x6 after compaction is
applied for each 1,000 sqm/ 3 point test after compaction. (22TCN 211-93)
2.3.3 The elastic modulus for road after spreading aphalt
The elastic modulus test for whole structure by Benkelman rod is applied for each 500 sqm of road /1
point on vehicle track or 1000 meter length/ 20 point test (22TCN 251-98)
2.3.4 The roughness factor of asphalt surface
The roughness factor test for asphalt surface test by the by sand sprinkling method is applied for each 500
sqm of road /1 point on vehicle track. (22TCN 278-01)

B. STEEL FABRICATION AND ERRECTION


2.1 General:

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To control the quality of material for fabrication and erection as well as matching with the designed
drawings and technical specification and Contract, all materials using for steel fabrication need to inspect
and test before getting the approval for manufacturing. The following requirements are regulated:

2.2 Sizing of material

All steel plate using for fabrication need to inspect, measure and pass through the thickness by micro slide
calipers

2.3 Strength Test

All steel material need to take sample to pass through the quality in tension strength and yielding strength in
the laboratory testing before fabrication.

With each thickness of steel plate, the sample group is taken randomly with the witness of Engineer or
Employer.One sample group concludes 3 piece s 40x600mm which are tested in the tension strength and
yielding strength. Especially with the steel plate using as the flange connection joint, the bearing pressure
test is requested and the sample group is double correspond.

With each diameter of connection bolt for steel structure, 2 sample group s will be taken randomly with the
witness of Engineer or Employer. One group concludes 2 bolts. One group is tested for the yielding strength
and one group is tested for thread-striping strength002E.

With each diameter of anchored bolt for steel structure, 3 sample groups will be taken randomly with the
witness of Engineer or Employer. One group concludes 2 bolts. One group is tested for the yielding strength
, one group test for bending resistance and one group is tested for thread-striping strength.

The test is carried out at the laboratory of third party who have full functions to test certified by Ministry of
Construction.

2.4 Welding test

Welding electrode need to inspect before application. Every lot of electrode need to have the original
certificate, the sample will be taken randomly with the witness of Engineer and be butt welded to two piece
of steel plate. This group will be tested for the tension strength. Each lot of electrode need two butt-weld
sample for test.

All welding line needs to inspect for workmanship and pass through in quality before delivery.

The testing for quality and workmanship of continuous welding is applied for each steel same segment. The
test can be used the ultrasound or magnetic powder method in probability percentage.

The test is carried out at the laboratory of third party who have full functions to test certified by Ministry of
Construction.

2.5 Painting quality

All steel structure need to clean and clear all dust, oil, moisture and rust stuck on the surface before painting
application.

All steel structure need primer coat and finishing coat at workshop complied strictly with instruction of Site
Management and Employer. The painting on site is not allowable accept touching up. With the hot dipped
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The primer coat and finishing coat will be carried out with each layer smoothly and un-melting. The
thickness of each layer complied with the painting instruction and inspected by micro slide calipers on site.

The scratched or damaged finishing coat during delivery will be cleaned and touched up. The flange joint
other connection joints need to inspect and touched up.

2.6 Acceptance For Steel Work

1. The Acceptance Procedure is carried out step by step right after fabrication and assembly inspection
 Size measurement and testing for material
 Detailed Fabrication
 Assembling on workshop
 Welding and Bolt tightening
 Clan the surface before painting
 Primer and finishing coat
 Assembling on site
2. The QA/QC document for acceptance procedure
 The design drawing and shop drawing which is approved by Design Consultants
 The minute for changing requirement (if having)
 The weld man list and welding certificate.
 The original certificate of steel plate, welding electrode, bolts and paint.
 The testing certificate of material in laboratory.
 The partly acceptance minute of Site supervisor within Construction period.

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Section 3: READY-MIXED CONCRETE


3.1 General Condition:
Ready-mixed concrete of grade B20 shall be used for all structural members (unless otherwise as shown
on the drawings).
Ready-mixed concrete is high recommended even for non structural members.
The Contractor shall furnish the name of his ready-mix concrete supplier to the Engineer for approval. He
shall make such arrangements as may be required for the Engineer to inspect his Supplier’s work and
provide all facilities for samples of cement, fine and coarse aggregates and admixture to be taken for
testing.
Notwithstanding any such inspection made and/or approval given by the Engineer, the Contractor shall
take full responsibility for ensuring that all ready-mixed concrete supplied shall conform to the relevant
TCVN. Methods for specifying concrete including ready-mixed concrete and this Specifications. Concrete
that does not comply with these Specifications shall be rejected and removed from Site.
The Contractor shall furnish to and obtain the approval of the Engineer at least 1 day in
- name of ready-mixed concrete batch plant
- date and serial number of delivery order
- date and the licence number of the truck
- name of the purchaser
- name and location of job
- technical information including specified characteristic concrete strength and the amount of cement
used (kg) or the mix proportions, agreed slump, maximum size of coarse aggregate specified, trade
name of admixture, etc.
- quantity of concrete
- position where concrete is to be placed
- number of cubes taken, if any, and cube references
- any other requirements as may be instructed
The delivery order shall be submitted to the Engineer for checking and signature on delivery. One checked
copy shall be submitted to the Engineer.
The Engineer reserves the right to instruct the Contractor to change the supplier due to unsatisfactory
performance or to rescind his approval for further use of ready-mixed concrete during the progress of the
works, if any of the requirements has, in this opinion, not been satisfactorily complied with.
Not water in excess of the quantity required in the approved mix shall be allowed to be added to the
concrete to increase its workability affected by elapsed time and/or temperature.
The concrete shall be placed in its final position and left undisturbed within 2 hours from the time when
the cement was added to the mix.

3.2 MIXING OF CONCRETE


Concrete shall be mixed in batch type mixers of approved design until the concrete is uniform in colour
and consistency and for not less than the mixing time specified by the manufacturer. The volume of
concrete per batch shall not exceed the manufacturer’s rated capacity and the mixer drum shall be emptied
completely before being refilled. Mixers which have been out of use for more than 30 minutes shall be
thoroughly cleared before any fresh concrete is mixed.
The mixing time shall not be less than 2 minutes for portable mixer of 1m3 capacity and less. For larger
capacities, the mixing time shall be increased by 15 seconds for each additional cubic metre. For
stationary mixing plant operating at high speed the mixing time required may be reduced by the Engineer
after consideration of the manufacturer's specification and the plant’s performance. The mixing time shall
be reckoned from the time when all the solid materials are in the mixer. No portion of the time required
for discharging shall be considered as part of the mixing time.
No concrete shall be mixed by hand except with the specific consent of the Engineer for a small amount.
Where such consent is granted, the Contractor shall at his own expense increase the proportion of cement
by 10%. Mixing shall be continued until the concrete is of uniform colour and consistency.

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3.3 WORKABILITY AND CONSISTENCY


The workability shall be to produce a concrete can be well compacted, be worked into corners of the
shuttering and around the reinforcements, give the specified surface finish and attain the specified
strength. The required workability for any part of the work shall be determined by the Contractor, subject
to the direction of the Engineer. It shall be reviewed during the progress of the work and adjustments shall
be made as directed by the Engineer.
Workability shall be assessed on site at the discharge point of either the mixer or the ready mixed concrete
vehicle by means of the slump test in accordance with TCVN 3106 :1993. If the measured slump deviates
from the agreed value by more than  25 mm or one third of the required value whichever is greater, the
concrete shall be rejected.
No water shall be added to the concrete subsequent to the completion of the mixing.

3.4 DISTRIBUTION OF CONCRETE


The concrete shall be distributed from the mixer to the position of placing in the works by approved
means which do not cause segregation or otherwise impair the quality of the concrete. Concrete which has
become unduly segregated shall be remixed by hand before being deposited in the work.
All distributing equipment shall be cleaned before commencing mixing and distribution of the concrete
and such equipment shall be kept free from set concrete.
The rate of supply shall match with the rate of pumping. The pipeline and its supports must not be rigidly
connected to formwork.
Pumping shall commence first with blowing of water through the pipeline, followed by cement mortar,
both of sufficient quantities and all these shall be discharged away from the area to be concreted. Pumping
and the agitator inside the feeder hopper shall normally be operated in a continuous manner. When a
stoppage is unavoidable, the concrete inside the hopper must be maintained at a level high enough to
prevent any entry of air into the pipeline to form an air pocket. For temporary stoppage, the concrete in
the pipeline shall be moved occasionally by a few strokes of the piston of the pump, thus preventing it
from sticking.
Pumping shall be stopped in the following occasions:

- presence of foreign matters which may block the valves or pipelines


- level of concrete in the hopper is too low
- an unsuitable batch of concrete is placed in the hopper
- extra lengths of pipe are to be added
Foreign matter and unsuitable batch of concrete must be removed immediately from the hopper before
pumping is resumed. When extra sections of pipe are to be added, each length or pipe must be
thoroughly wetted inside but no free water shall remain in the pipe. When the pipeline is exposed to the
sun, the line shall be protected against absorption of heat by covering with damp sacking or straw mats
during pumping.
3.5 PLACING OF CONCRETE
All concrete shall be transported from the mixer to the place of final deposit as speedily as possible before
it has commenced to set, and in no case shall this exceed 15 minutes after mixing. The method of transit
shall be such that it will prevent the segregation, loss or contamination of the ingredients. Accumulation
of set concrete on the reinforcement shall be avoided. Concrete shall be placed directly in the permanent
position and shall not be worked along the shuttering to that position.
The concrete shall be thoroughly worked into all parts of the formwork and between and around the steel
reinforcement and compacted by using approved immersion type mechanical vibrators to give a dense and
compact concrete, free from voids of any kind. External vibrators, if directed by the Engineer shall be
used. Steel reinforcement shall be prevented from being displaced or deformed during concreting. After
being placed in position, the concrete shall not be subject to any disturbance other than that associated
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Unless otherwise approved, concrete (for beams and similar members) shall be placed in a single
operation to the full thickness and concrete (in walls, columns and similar members) shall be placed in
horizontal layers each not exceeding 1m deep. Placing of concrete shall be continuous and temporary
interruption shall not normally exceed 30 minutes. At the completion of a specified or approved part, a
construction joint shall be made.
No concrete shall be placed while rain falls at the site. However the Engineer may permit concrete tobe
placed during wet weather provided the entire area of the pour is covered or other protective measures are
taken to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
All concrete shall be placed in daylight unless an adequate system of lighting is provided and permission
in writing for night work is given by the Engineer prior to the commencement of concreting.
3.6 REPAIR OF DEFECTS
Defective places shall not be patched up prior to the inspection by the Engineer. If honeycombed or
otherwise defective concrete has been agreed by the Engineer to be repairable, the Contractor shall
remove all loose or affected materials down to sound concrete. The area to be patched and an area of at
least 150 mm wide surrounding it shall be dampened to prevent absorption of water from the patching
mortar. Prior to patching, an approved bonding agent shall be applied to the concrete.
The patching mixture to be used shall be approved by the Engineer, who may require the use of an
expansion-type mortar to ensure that the structural qualities of the concrete have not been diminished or
that the strength of the member has not been reduced. Where patching of exposed (unfinished) concrete is
being undertaken, care shall be taken that the color of the patching mortar matches the color of the
surrounding concrete surface, which can be done by the addition of some white cement to the patching
mortar. Trial patches shall be made first. Patches shall be cured for at least 7 days after application.
In cases where concrete areas to be repaired are extensive or so deep that the reinforcement is exposed,
but for which the Engineer has accepted that repairs are still possible, non-shrink metallic aggregate
mortar shall be used.
3.7 DEPOSITING AND COMPACTING CONCRETE
No concrete shall be placed until the steel reinforcement or mould has been checked, and approved by the
Engineer. The concrete must not be tipped from a height of more than 2m but shall be lowered in chutes
or skips. It shall be placed in layers, beaten and neatly leveled to a smooth surface. It shall not be covered
of until passed. When the work is interrupted, the surface of the unfinished concrete shall be thoroughly
cleaned, watered, coated with the cement grout immediately before further concrete is added and
whenever practicable, wooden battens shall be inserted in the unfinished concrete and withdrawn to form
a continuous key for further concrete, both in horizontal and vertical joints.
At all junctions between new and existing concrete work, the surface of the existing concrete shall be
cleaned and roughened; immediately before the new concrete is deposited the surface shall be cleaned,
washed and coated with cement grout.
All concrete shall be compacted to produce a dense homogeneous mass. Concrete shall be normally
compacted by means of approved immersion vibrators of minimum 10,000 cycles per minute for internal
type and 3,000 cycles per minute for external type or otherwise well rammed between and around the
steel reinforcement by hand rammers to ensure compactness and to avoid air-holes or voids and to
produce smooth surfaces. Great care shall be taken to prevent the displacement, bending or deformation of
the steel before, during or after concreting, Whenever possible all reinforcement members shall be
inserted in position before concreting has been started and they shall be temporarily held, fixed, tied or
wired securely in position.
Vibration, with any type of vibrator, shall not be continued in any one spot to the extent that pools of grout
are formed. Care shall be taken to avoid any disturbance of concrete which has become too stiff to regain
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Vibration shall not be applied by way of the reinforcement and all inserts shall be avoided as far as is
practicable. Vibration shall not be used as a means of distributing heaped concrete into position. After
being compacted and finished, the concrete must be left absolutely undisturbed while setting.
3.8 CURING AND PROTECTION OF CONCRETE
All fresh concrete shall be protected by approved means from rain, sun and drying wind to maintain
suitable temperature and moisture until it has set properly. It shall be kept free from any vibrational
disturbance. Exposed surfaces of concrete are to be kept moist and covered for seven days after placing,
with saturated sacking, or approved curing compound or with an absorbing material which is kept damp
by frequent watering. The Contractor shall provide sufficient battens, sand, etc to keep the covers in
position during this period. No load of any kind, however light, shall be allowed on concrete which has
not properly matured.
Concrete placed below the ground shall be protected from fall earth during and after placing. Concrete
placed in ground containing deleterious substances shall be kept free from contact with such ground and
with the water draining therefrom during placing or for a period of three days or as directed thereafter.
3.9 MASS AND LEAN CONCRETE
Lean and mass concrete shall be of designed grade but not less than grade 10. Reinforced concrete shall
not be laid directly on to earth surfaces. A blinding coat of 100mm minimum thickness of lean concrete
shall be laid on well prepared firm ground before any reinforcement is placed in position.

3.10 CEMENT MORTAR AND GROUT

For structural purposes cement mortar shall compose of one part cement to one part sand, mixed with
water so that water-cement ratio does not exceed 0.4 by weight and cement grout shall compose of cement
and water with or without sand, with water-cement ratio between 0.4 and 0.6, or such other proportions as
shall be directed by the Engineer.
3.11 FINISH OF CONCRETE

Concrete surfaces of all work which will be exposed to view or to water, sewerage or sludge, shall be
moulded in, on or against wrought boards or metal forms and worked carefully against the sides of the
forms. The concrete shall be rubbed down smooth when green immediately after the forms have been
removed, all holes being previously stopped with cement mortar, leaving a smooth and even surface.
3.12 HOT WEATHER CONCRETING

When placing concrete in hot weather, concreting shall be completed as quickly as possible and continuity
of construction maintained. Exposed surfaces after concreting shall be protected from the sun and as soon
as the concrete has hardened sufficiently, be covered and kept moist by approved means. The subgrade
and formwork shall be sprinkled with water before concreting. All pools of water formed through
excessive sprinkling shall be removed. For important structures, the Contractor may be required to
confine concreting to the cooler part of the day.
3.13 CONCRETING THROUGH WATER

Concrete shall not be deposited under water without prior written consent of the Engineer. If permission is
to be granted, the amount of cement in every batch shall be increased by 25% entirely at the expense of
the Contractor. Precautions must be taken so that cement or fine aggregate is not washed out of any
concrete so deposited.
Tremies, bottom-opening skips or other equipment used for placing concrete under water shall be of
approved design and shall be used as directed by the Engineer. Concrete placed between tides shall be
shuttered on all sides, the top face being closed immediately after completion of placing and before
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3.14 ADMIXTURE

When admixture is proposed to be used in concrete mix, the brand, the amount used and the method of
use shall be directed by the Engineer. The Contractor shall furnish the following data to the Engineer prior
to the permission for the use of the admixture:
a. type and the proprietary brand;
b. the typical dosage and the effects of underdosage and overdosage;
c. chemical name and main constituent of the admixture; is used , the compatibility of the
admixture;
d. where more than one admixture is used, the compatibility of the admixture;
3.15 QUALITY OF CONCRETE

The quality and consistency of the concrete shall be tested by the Engineer or his representative in
accordance TCVN and the Contractor shall provide for slump test, compressive strength test and any
other concrete test as directed by the Engineer.
In addition, all defective concrete works such as badly constructed concrete members with poor alignment
and plumb and badly formed surfaces shall be removed or otherwise rectified according to the Engineer
directions at the Contractor’s expense.
3.16 CONCRETE COMPRESSIVE STRENGHT TESTS

3.16.1 Slump Test


The consistency of the concrete shall be determined with a slump test, for which a standard slump cone
with a top diameter of 100 mm, a bottom diameter of 200 mm and a height of 300 mm shall be used. The
cone, which shall be clean, is to be held firm and steady on a smooth hard surface by means of the
footrests. The concrete in the cone is to be rodded 25 times with a rammer consisting of a steel bar of 16
mm diameter, 600 mm long. When filled, the top is to be leveled off and the base plate wiped clean. After
a period of 30 seconds after leveling the top, the cone is to be very carefully removed and put down beside
the concrete mound on the plate. When the concrete has settled the slump is measured as the distance the
concrete has collapsed.
The slump for each class of concrete mix shall be within the limits given in clause 3.3 above.
3.16.2 Sampling and Testing
All sampling, curing and testing of cubes shall be carried out in accordance with TCVN 3118 : 1993. A
sample shall be taken from a randomly selected batch of concrete chosen by the Engineer. The sample
shall be obtained by taking a number of increments in accordance with TCVN 3105 : 1993, and whenever
practicable, at the point of discharge from the mixer or ready-mixed truck. Four cubes shall be made from
each sample. Two of these cubes chosen by the Engineer shall be tested at 28 days and the average of the
two results shall be taken as the result. The remaining two cubes shall be tested at 7 days.
3.16.3 Rate of Sampling for Testing
On each concreting day, the indicative sampling rate shall be as follows:
- 1 sample per 10m3 or part thereof for critical structures eg masts, cantilevers, columns.
- 1 sample per 20m3 or part thereof for intermediate structures eg slaps, beams, bridge decks
- 1 sample per 50m3 or part thereof for heavy concrete construction eg break-waters and solid rafts
In addition to the above, the Engineer may at his absolute discretion, instruct the Contractor to take
additional samples.
When a particular grade of concrete from a particular source is used for the first time, at least two results
are available for compliance determination.
3.16.4 Compliance Requirements
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Compliance with the specified characteristic strength is attained if the mean strength determined from the
first two, three or four consecutive test results on any group of four consecutive test results and if each
individual test result complies with the appropriate limits in columns A and B of Table 2.6 respectively.
Where concrete for the project is supplied by more than one source, the compliance determination shall be
based on the groups of results analysed separately from each source.
Table 2.6 – Characteristic Compressive Strength Compliance Requirements

Specified Group of test A B


grade result The mean of the group of test Any individual test result is not
results exceeds the specified less than the characteristic
characteristic compressive compressive strength less:
strength by at least:
C20 and N/mm2 N/mm2
above First 2 1 3
First 3 2 3
Any 3 3
consecutive 4

C7.5 to First 2 0 2
C15 First 3 1 2
Any 2 2
consecutive 4
Notes: C20 means Grade 20

3.16.5 Quantity Of Concrete Represented By Strength Test Results


The quantity of concrete represented by a group of four consecutive test results shall include the batches
from which the first and last samples were taken together with all intervening batches. Similarly, the
first two or three results shall be taken as representing all the intervening batches. For the individual test
result requirements given in column B of Table 2.6, only the particular batch from which the sample
was taken shall be at risk.
3.16.6 Action to be Taken in the Event of Non-Compliance
In the event of non-compliance with 2.16.4 the Contractor shall redesign his mix based on an increased
target mean strength. The section of work represented by the samples which fail the test shall be removed
and replaced by concrete meeting this Specifications. Alternatively, the Engineer may direct that other
measures be taken to make the works secure. The Engineer may instruct that additional tests be carried out
on the hardened concrete.
The results of any such test shall not nullify the establishment of non-compliance with 2.16.4.
All works instructed under this subclause shall be at the Contractor’s expense and no extension of time
will be granted for such works.
3.17 STRUCTURAL TESTS
3.17.1 General
The Engineer may direct the Contractor to make a load test on the works or any part thereof if in the
Engineer’s opinion such a test is necessary.
If the test so instructed is to be made because of:
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- The finished work, in the opinion of the Engineer is structurally defective and therefore unacceptable
unless proven otherwise; then the test shall be made at the Contractor’s expense irrespective of the
test result.
3.17.2 Load Test
The load test shall be the same as that for building works except that the test loads shall be increased by
15%
3.17.3 Test Results
If the result of any of the test is not satisfactory, at the Engineer’s direction, that part of the works shall be
rejected and reconstructed to comply with this Specifications, or other approved measures be taken to
make the works secure, all at the Contractor’s expense. No extension of time shall be entertained in this
connection.
3.18 STEEL REINFORCEMENT
The reinforcement used in the project shall be of the following types, unless differently indicated on the
Contract drawings:-
(1) Round bars, mild steel diameter 8 and smaller with Ra ≥ 2800 kg/cm2
(2) Mild steel bars diameter 10 and larger with Ra ≥ 3650 kg/cm2
(3) Cold deformed, or hot rolled high tensile steel meeting the specific requirements
specified for the 0.2% strain strength and ultimate tensile strength. This steel shall be supplied with a
certificate mentioning all relevant material properties and market as such.
All bars diameter 10 and larger shall be provided with deformed bar unless otherwise specified. If
required by the Engineer, the Contractor shall supply the manufacturer’s test certificate for all steel
supplied.
All reinforcement shall be free from scale and loose rust. It shall not be coated with any grease, oil, paint
or adhering earth that may impair the bond between the concrete and reinforcement or which may cause
corrosion of the reinforcement of disintegration of the concrete.
3.19 Storage of Reinforcement
Reinforcement steel shall be stored free from the ground and shall not be kept in the open air for long
periods. The various steel qualities shall be clearly marked and stored separately. Fresh consignments of
steel reinforcement shall be stored separately from former consignments in order to enable the Engineer
to test samples if so desired.
3.20 Quantities of Reinforcement
The total quantities, qualities and sections of reinforcement steel shall be measured and calculated from
the data contained in the structural drawings. On the structural drawings, the steel locations, qualities,
sections and numbers of bars required for each structural unit shall be clearly shown and the Contractor
shall fix all reinforcement exactly as shown on these drawings. All expenses for losses, tolerances,
supports, braces, etc. shall be deemed to be included in the Contract sum.
Note:- The Contractor must be aware that, although there are tolerances for diameter, weight and length of
the bars, there is no tolerance for the cross-sectional area.
3.21 Welded Steel Fabric
All welded steel fabric shall be bent by the manufacturers in accordance with approved methods to the
details shown on the Drawings.
Welded steel fabric yield strength shall be minimum 490 MPa (4900 kg/cm2).
All welded steel fabric shall be tested and approved with the TCVN 267:2002
Samples will be taken for testing and if the sample should fail any test, the batch represented by the
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Should the Contractor wish to replace or substitute ordinary high tensile reinforcement bars with welded
steel mesh, the welded steel mesh main reinforcement bars shall be equal or more area to the steel bars
substituted at no extra cost and subject to the permission in writing from the Engineer.
3.22 FABRICATION OF REINFORCEMENT
Bars shall be bent cold. All reinforcement shall be accurately fabricated to the dimensions and shapes
shown on Drawings by approved means. The internal radii of bends shall be not less than twice the size of
the bar, unless directed otherwise. Reinforcement shall be cleaned of scale, dirt, oil and loose rust and
adequately supported with the required concrete cover by means of approved spacers in the form of small
special plastic spacers or mortar blocks or purpose bent steel chairs. Mortar spacers shall not be bigger
than 50  50mm2 by the clearance space and not weaker than the surrounding concrete.
Fabrication and placing of reinforcement in each section of the work shall be approved by the Engineer
or his representative before any concrete is deposited and ample notice shall be given to allow time for
inspection. Reinforcement shall not be displaced from the approved positions during concreting.
Reinforcement projecting form work being concreted or already concreted shall be protected form
deformation or other damage.
3.23 LAPPING OF REINFORCEMENT
Where lapping of reinforcing bars (or fabric) is required, the locations of the lap shall be subject to the
Engineer’s approval.
Unless otherwise permitted by the Engineer or shown on the Drawings the laps shall be staggered and the
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Section 4:
CONCRETE WORK FOR BUILDING CONSTRUCTION
4.1 MATERIALS
4.1.1. Cement:
The cement used shall be Portland cement of approved manufacture(s) or approved equivalent complying
in all respects with the requirements of TCVN 5574-1991 P400/P500 or other equal and approved
international Standard.
Allowable Brandname: Holcim, Hai Phong, Ha Tien or equivalent.
For exposed and fair face concrete, the cement used shall always be from one and the same manufacturer.
The requirements for cement in this clause and for the concrete strength mentioned in clause 3.5.2 apply
to ordinary Portland cement. The requirements given are for concrete samples tested at an age of 28 days.
No high early strength cement shall be used unless approval from the Engineer has been obtained in
advance. For concrete produced with high early strength cement the test result of samples with an age of 7
days shall be at least equal to the requirements given in clause 3.5.2 for samples produced with ordinary
Portland cement and tested at an age of 28 days.
4.1.2 Aggregates
Permissible Materials:-
Aggregates shall be hard, durable and clean and shall not contain deleterious materials in such a form or
in sufficient quantity to affect adversely the strength at any age or the durability of the concrete, including
the resistance to corrosion of reinforcement. The contents of clay loam, fine silt and stone dust shall not
exceed 2 percent by weight in fine aggregate and 1 percent by weight in coarse aggregate.
Grading:-
The grading of the aggregates shall be analysed by regularly passing representative samples of dry
aggregate through a standard series of sieves with metric mesh. The grading limits for the coarse and fine
aggregates are contained in the graphs annexed to this chapter, unless a different grading has been
approved beforehand by the Engineer.
4.1.3 Water
The water for the mixing and curing of concrete shall be clean, free from harmful matter or impurities that
will affect the binding action of the cement. Only water of approved quality shall be used.
4.1.4 Admixtures
An approved plasticiser or other chemical admixture(s), complying with ASTM C 494 or BS 5075 or TIS
733-2530 may be added to all structural concrete, but only after having obtained the approval of the
Engineer.
4.1.5 Storage of Materials
(1) Cement
During transport cement shall be protected against rain. If supplied in bags it shall be delivered in the
manufacturer’s original unbroken packages, plainly branded, and must be stored in a well ventilated,
watertight shed on a floor raised at least 300 mm from the ground. Bags may not be piles up to heights
exceeding 2 meters, and each consignment shall be kept separately and plainly marked for identification
purposes so that it may be used in proper sequence. If supplied in bulk, cement shall be stored in a
suitable waterproof silo. Cement shall be delivered in quantities sufficient to ensure that there will be no
interruption or suspension of the concreting at any time.
(2) Aggregate
Aggregate shall be stored on clean, hard surfaces and contamination and mutual mixing of different sizes
and materials shall be prevented. Aggregates shall be supplied in quantities sufficient to ensure that there
will be no interruption or suspension of the concreting at any time and new deliveries shall be stored
separately from former supplies, to enable the Engineer to take samples and check grading limits.
4.2 TEMPORARY PROTECTION WORKS
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The Contractor shall note that any excavations for the construction of the substructures shall not in any
way affect or cause subsidence to any of the existing structures and areas.
4.3 FOUNDATIONS
All reinforced concrete footings shall be constructed according to the Drawings and to the exact depths
required. The Contractor shall supply, maintain and remove any necessary planking and strutting, Page-
piling or cofferdams, and shall by pumping or other approved means keep the excavations free from
water.
4.4 REINFORCED CONCRETE FOOTING
The Contractor shall excavate and clear away all obstructions encountered for the construction of the
reinforced concrete footing and these footing shall be constructed in accordance with the Drawings unless
otherwise instructed by the Engineer. Where good soil conditions are encountered and the Engineer deems
that the footings can be constructed at a level above that shown on the original Drawings, the Contractor
shall construct the footings to the depths as directed in writing by the Engineer. Should the bearing
capacity of the soil (at the designed depth) be found to be poor by the Engineer, the latter shall issue the
necessary amendment drawings on the footing design or instruct the Contractor in writing to increase the
depths of the footing or take any other remedial actions as be deems necessary and fit. Any deviation from
the original Drawings due to the above and directed by the Engineer in writing shall constitute a variation
to the Contract. The Contractor shall note that notwithstanding other provisions in this Contract, no
extension of time shall be granted for any delay due to the above variation.
4.5 CONSTRUCTION JOINTS
Where joints are necessary, their positions and details shall be subject to the approval of the Engineer and
they shall be arranged so as to minimise the possibility of occurrence shrinkage cracks and water seepage.
The Contractor will be required to submit a drawing showing the intended sequence of pouring, location
and details of such joints. No casting shall commence until approval has been received from the Engineer.
All construction joints shall be rebated to an approved shape. Feather edges are not allowed. Immediately
before concreting resumes, the joints shall be made free of laitance, scum and loose aggregate. The joint
surface shall be roughened, cleaned, thoroughly wetted and coated with rich cement grout immediately
before placing new concrete.
Notwithstanding the above, no construction joints will be allowed at the toilet and other wet areas.
Where the integrity of the construction joint is at doubt, non-destructive testing shall be carried out at the
Contractor's expense. Should the test result be unfavorable, the joints shall be rectified to details approved
by the Engineer. All cost incurred shall be borne by the Contractor.
4.6 CONCRETE COVER TO MAIN REINFORCEMENT
The minimum concrete cover to reinforcement shall be specified on the Drawings.
4.7 CAST-IN-SITU REINFORCED CONCRETE FLOOR
After the initial set, the upper surfaces shall be trowelled smooth with a steel float to true level and even
surface except for floors and surfaces which are to receive rendering or other finishes. No screeding of
any kind shall be applied to the floor except where specified. Care shall be taken not to displace or lower
the steel reinforcement during trowelling.
4.8 BASE COURSES FOR NON-SUSPENDED GROUND SLABS
Engineering Drawings shall take preference over Architectural Drawings in respect of base courses for
non-suspended ground floor slabs.
4.9 PERMISSIBLE DEVIATION FOR CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION
Unless otherwise specified all concrete works shall be constructed to the accuracies in accordance with
the requirement as stated in the Table. Any constructed concrete work which exceeds these permissible

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values shall be rejected and reconstructed or rectified to the Engineer's approval. The Engineer's decision
shall be final.
Table for Permissible Deviations for Concrete Construction

Permissible Deviations in
Item of Construction Type of Measurement
mm

1. Size and Shape Beams, Slabs Cross-sectional 2 per 100mm or 5


of & Columns dimension whichever is greater
subject to a maximum of
+15 or –15

Beams, Straightness in any 10mm measured in length


Columns & direction of 0.5m 20mm measured
Walls in length of 5m

2. Variation Columns, Departure of any point


in position Beams & from its intended position ± 15
of elements Walls on plan

3. Variation Structural a At deviation of any


in levels Slabs point from its ±20
intended level

b. Difference between
two points in a floor
(after accounting for ±8
any intended
difference)

4. Verticality Columns & Deviation from the 3 per metre height subject
Staircase vertical to a maximum of 50mm
Walls for the total height of the
building

Lift 3 per metre height subject


Walls to a maximum of 30mm
for the total height of the
building

4.10 ROOF

Reinforced concrete roof shall be constructed to fall as shown and finished with steed trowelling, leaving the
surface smooth and free from mortar droppings.

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Section 5: FORMWORK
5.1 GENERAL
Reinforced concrete works shall be executed in conformity with the prevailing editions of the Engineering
Institute of Vietnamese Standard, unless the standard is overruled by the requirements of this
Specifications.

5.2 FORMWORK
5.2.1 Materials
The formwork shall be of timber, steel or other suitable and approved material, impervious and resistant to
the action of cement. The use of materials for formwork shall be at the Contractor’s own choice. The
formwork shall be constructed and supported in such a way that there is no harmful vibration or deflection
under the liquid or solid pressure exerted by the concrete.
5.2.2 Design
All formwork shall be designed by the Contractor. Every member shall be carefully checked by him to
ensure full resistance to buckling. For formwork construction of a special nature, the Contractor shall
make calculations and drawings of the formwork in order to obtain constructions of suitable strength,
rigidity and stability.
Shores for formwork shall in all cases be designed by calculation. If a patented shoring system is being
used, the manufacturer’s recommendations about the load-carrying capacity, bracing, application, etc.,
must be closely followed. Timber shores shall be designed with a minimum of lap splices. Diagonal
bracing in sufficient quantity must be provided where required to ensure rigidity and to prevent bucking
of individual members.
5.2.3 Supports
Formwork shall be constructed in a manner that permits the making of vertical adjustments to compensate
for take up and settlements, reducing settlements under full loads to a minimum. Wedges of steel or
hardwood may be used at the top or bottom of shores, but not at both ends.
Special care shall be taken with shores that are to be placed on a non-solid base such as earth or sand fill,
whether or not covered by paving. In such cases sufficiently strong and well supported load dividers shall
be used to distribute the load.
Formwork to the sides of concrete members that are cast on blinding laid on the earth shall be carefully
based. It will be permitted to support these braces by pegs driven to such depths that they can withstand,
without visible movement, the forces transferred by the braces.
5.2.4 Approval by the Engineer
The Engineer may at any time demand from the Contractor detailed drawings and calculations of the
proposed formwork. Such drawings and calculations shall be to the approval of the Engineer, but
theEngineer’s approval shall not exonerate the Contractor from his responsibilities for the proper design,
execution and maintenance of the formwork. All formwork shall be designed to function properly and to
enable concrete of a quality that is in conformity with this Specifications to be produced.
The formwork drawings shall be complete, showing all items that have to form part of the formwork or
have to be added to the formwork before the placing of the concrete, such as anchors, water stops, inserts,
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5.2.5 Formwork Coatings


Formwork coatings (release agents) that will absolutely not affect the quality of the concrete in any way
may be used, provided that approval of the Engineer has been obtained prior to their application.
Formwork coatings must, when used, be applied before the placing of the reinforcement and the applied
coatings must have dried before the reinforcement comes into contact with the formwork.
5.2.6 Formwork Construction
The formwork shall be constructed in a workmanlike manner by experienced formwork carpenters.
Formwork for columns and high beams shall be provided with devices for removal of dirt, sawdust,
dropped binding wire, etc. Where necessary, special hatches for the casting of concrete, vibrator holes or
weep holes shall be constructed. All forms shall be made with sufficiently tight joints to prevent the loss
of mortar from the liquid concrete.
Erected formwork shall not be left unused for excessively long periods of time and in such cases
theEngineer may demand that it be repaired, corrected or in extreme cases, pulled down and
reconstructed.
All completed formwork shall be subject to inspection by theEngineer before the placing of the
reinforcement and/or before the concreting starts.
5.2.7 Refuse of Formwork
No formwork shall be reused after damage or wearing out from previous use has reached the stage of
possible impairment to concrete surfaces or quality. Reused formwork materials must be cleaned carefully
to remove all caked concrete mortar, nails, etc.
5.2.8 Tolerances in Formwork
Positions of members shall be accurate within 10 mm but this tolerance must not be cumulative.
Sizes of members cast in situ shall be accurate to within –5 and +10 mm, whilst precast members shall be
accurate to within 0.0 and +5 mm. The displacement form straightness of members shall be within 1:1000
(one to one thousand) but this tolerance must not be cumulative. For footings the dimensions in plan shall
not vary by more than –10 and +50 mm and the misplacement or eccentricity shall be less than 50 mm.
5.2.9 Camber, Chamfer
In order to prevent visible deflection of beams, the formwork may be given camber (or hog).
Requirements for such provision will be made by the Contractor and will be shown on the shop drawings
and will be submitted to the Engineer for approval prior to the construction of the formwork.
Steel or wood strip shall be provided in the formwork of columns and beams, to form chamfered edges of
columns and beams.
5.2.10 Inspection of Formwork during Concreting
Formwork shall be continuously inspected by experienced staff of the Contractor for undue settlement or
distortion. If necessary, ‘tell tale' devices shall be installed on the forms beforehand for this purpose. If,
during construction, any weakness develops, immediate steps must be taken to remedy the situation and
the Contractor shall at all times during the process of placing concrete have available on the site a
sufficient number of formwork carpenters and other workers to strengthen formwork, remove already
placed concrete or do whatever is necessary to rectify the situation.
5.2.11Protection of Formwork
Before, during and after the concreting, the formwork and especially the supports, shall be protected
against any form of distortion. If there is a possibility of vehicles, machinery, etc. colliding with the
formwork, sufficiently strong barriers shall be erected to prevent such an occurrence.
5.2.12 Removal of Formwork
No formwork shall be removed before the concrete has obtained a cube strength of twice the actual
concrete stress or 75% of the required cube strength (after 28 days), whichever is greater. If the removal

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of formwork would subject a member to a higher stress than that for which it has been designed, the
formwork shall not be removed.
If the time for removal of the formwork is not determined by means of cube tests, the formwork shall not
be removed within 3 weeks after casting. For floors with a span of less than 3 meters this period can be
reduced according to the strength of the concrete specimens, and for sides of beams, columns and walls it
can be reduced to 4 days. If high early strength cement is used, these periods may be reduced after
approval from the Engineer.
If the high early strength cement is not used, the beams with a span of more than 3 meters shall be
propped up by not less than 2 supports for a period of at least 28 days after casting. It should be
emphasized that the responsibility for the safety of the concrete will rest entirely with the Contractor, who
will be held responsible for any damage done and will have to make good any damage at his own
expense.
The Contractor shall inform the Engineer when he intends to remove any shuttering and shall obtain his
consent, but the consent of the Engineer shall not relieve the Contractor of his responsibilities.
The removal of formwork for the various parts of the structure are tabulated as follows:
Table 4.1

Type of Formwork Minimum Period Before Striking


Side formwork to columns, walls and 1 day The period shall commence from the time of last
large beams pour of concrete and run the full days until it
Soffit formwork to slabs 3 day lapses, then striking of formwork can begin. Time
Soffit formwork to beams /w span should be counted on hourly basis taking a full
less than 2m and props to slabs day as 24 hours.
Soffit formwork to beams /w span After striking of formwork props shall be
less than 9m immediately put up to the structure. The putting
Props to cantilever beams, cantilever up of props cannot be carried out with time lapse.
slabs

Notwithstanding the table above, the Engineer retains the sole right to decide and no formwork or
supports shall be struck or moved without the Engineer’s consent. Formwork shall be removed by gradual
easing without shock or vibration and in the manner and order directed by the Engineer. The Contractor
shall be responsible for any injury to the work and any consequential damage caused by or arising from
the moving or striking of formwork or supports.
The Engineer or his representative shall inspect all concrete surfaces after formwork has been struck and
before any work is done to the concrete surfaces. Any honeycombed surfaces and defective concrete work
shall be made good immediately in accordance with the Engineer’s directions and all bolt holes or form
tie bolt holes shall be completely filled up with a stiff cement mortar.
5.2.13 Fair Face Concrete
All specifications of Concrete is applied fro Fair-face Concrete, except following criteria:
a- Formwork
In case where fair-face concrete is described, the formwork shall be lined with suitable materials to secure
a smooth finish, the surface of formwork must have no defects such as scratch, hole, etc
The formwork for fair-face concrete shall be of FUVI, plywood, or suitable approved material,
impervious and resistant to the action of cement. The reprocessing formwork is not allowed,. The use of
materials for formworks shall be at the Engineer’s choice.. The formwork shall be constructed and
supported in such a way that there is no harmful vibration or deflection under the liquid or solid pressure
exerted by the concrete.
The permitable tolerance for the formwork:

Tolerance Description Permitable Tolerance (mm)


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1. The horizotal tolerance on top of formwork for column in ±5


comparison with designed vertical or inclined one
2. The tolerance of center –to –center distance between each ±10
column in comparison with the designed one in any direction.
3. The tolerance distance on the cross section between ±10
centerline of column formwork to the Center line of Road in
comparision witht the designed one
b- Formwork coating
Formwork coating (release agents) that will absolutely not affect the quality of Concrete in any way may
be used. Formwork coatings must, when used, be applied before the placing of reinforcement comes into
and the applied coatings must have dried before the reinforcement comes into contact with the formwork.
c-Concrete:
To assure the quality and the color of finishing surface, the mixture ratio of concrete must be specific
designed by one company who has experience in the mixture of concrete and has cerificate from
Ministry of Construction. The designed mixture ratio and sample must be summited for approval from
Architect/Engineer before casting. The mixture ratio certificate of each concrete batch for use must be
submitted to get the approval of Site Engineer before casting.
Permitable tolerance of concrete mixture ratio

Material Permitable tolerance ( % of weight)


Cement and powdered additive ±1
Sand, aggerate or gravel ±3
Water and liquid additive ±1
Permitable Slump of Concrete:

Type of Structure Slump (mm) Hardness Factor S


Manual Machinery
Compactor Compactor
Structure Columb, Beam, all structure 50-80 80-120 12-10
casted with sliding formwork
Structure casted by pump 120-200
d- Construction method
For the concrete with fair face finish, the form work and quality of concrete shall be of the requirement as
stated in articles above. The exposed shape of structure must be not deformed or cracked. The sizing of
structure, position of attached steel plate, anchor bolts, hook, technical holes (if have) must be complied
the design with the absolute accuracy.
The concrete shall be very carefully placed in the forms to ensure complete filling without any
honeycombs or voids the exposed surface must be no cracking, no honeycomb and the exterior color of all
structure must be homogenous. Shutter marks shall be removed subsequently by machinery grinder so
that no visible marks remain
Each column structure must be casted continuously with one concrete mixture ratio only. The method of
Fair face Concrete casting will be proposed by Contractor to get the approval of Employer/Engineer.
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Fair face concrete with any defects at the surface (void, honeycomb, etc), to by judged by the
Architect/Engineer, will be rejected and demolished without any raising cost from Contractor.
5.2.14 Mortar Grooves
Unless shown otherwise on the drawings, mortar grooves of 15 mm deep and 15 mm wide shall be made
in the concrete at all vertical joints between external walls of precast concrete blocks and columns of
reinforced concrete.
5.2.15 Blinding Layers
A 50 mm thick blinding layer shall first be made under all concrete structures which are not to be cast on
formwork. Blinding concrete shall be placed on dry, well leveled and compacted sub bases, free from
mud. If and where shown on the drawing(s), a damp-proof course of 0.15 mm thick polyethylene Pageing,
sufficiently lapped, shall be laid on top of the blinding before the structural concrete is placed.

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SECTION 7 : ROOFING
7.1 GENERAL

Whenever a material, item, article or product is specified by trade name, manufacturer’s name or
catalogue reference, the Contractor may use its equivalent in the Works.
7.2 WATERPROOFING
The work under this section shall consist of furnishing all labour, tools, materials, constructional plant,
and other items necessary for the complete installation of waterproofing at the locations in the Drawings
(i.e. flat roof, gutter, toilet area) and as specified herein.
The Contractor shall submit samples and certificate of each material for approval prior to delivery.
Materials shall be delivered to the site in sealed containers bearing the manufacturer’s original labels and
stored, handled, and installed in a manner to protect them from all damage during the entire construction
period.
Levelling mortar shall be applied before waterproofing. Materials, mixing and installation shall conform
to PLASTER WORK. Surface shall be smooth and free of holes, joints, and cracks and projections which
could puncture the membrane and shall have a uniform slope to the roofdrains, as indicated on the
Drawings.
Special attention shall be given to preparation of a smooth surface in the skirting area. Surfaces to be
waterproofed shall be throughly dry at the time waterproofing is applied
Prior to applying the surface coating, waterproofing over finished areas shall be tested for watertightness.
Drains shall be plugged and slabs shall be flooded with water. Water shall be permitted to stand for 24
hours. If water level changes, breaks shall be located and repaired, and membrane shall be retested.
All flat roofs and concrete gutters shall be treated with bitumen waterproofing membrane.

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Section 8: MASONRY WORKS AND PLASTERING WORK


8.1 MATERIALS
8.1.1 Cement
The cement used shall be Portland cement of approved manufacture(s) or approved equivalent complying
in all respects with the requirements of TCVN 5574-1991 P400/P500 or other equal and approved
international Standard.
Allowable Brandname: Holcim, Chinfon, Nghi Son, Ha Tien or equivalent.
The cement for the manufacturing of blocks and for use in the mortar for masonry works shall be mixed
cement.
8.1.2 Sand
Sand shall be clean, sharp, pit or river sand free from salt and organic matter.
8.1.3 Mortar
Mortar for walling with concrete blocks and other walling shall be composed of one pat of cement to three
parts of sand. Mortar shall not be mixed in advance of the time it is to be used. Mortar that is left unused
for one hour or more shall not be used and retempering of mortar in which cement has started to set shall
not be permitted.
8.1.4 Blocks
Solid or hollow core precast concrete blocks shall be approved products. They shall conform to the
approved suppliers specifications.
Special shaped blocks such as for ventilation walls shall be made in approved moulds and shall consist of
a mix of one part of cement to five parts of sand.
Blocks shall be true of shape and shall be left with good, sharp, clean arises.
8.1.5 Bricks
Masonry brick TCVN 4085-1985. Clayburned perforated brick TCVN 1450-1986 Bricks shall be locally
manufactured baked red clay bricks with dimensions:
- Type 1: 190 x 90 x 55 (solid)
- Type 2: 195 x 95 x 55 (hollow)
- Type 3: 195 x 95 x 55 (extruded)
8.1.6 Other Materials
Other materials, when specified on the drawings and schedules, shall be approved materials from the
approved manufacturer.
8.2 INSTALLATION
8.2.1 Blockwork Walling
(1) Blockwork shall be set out and built straight, true and plumb to the respective dimensions, thickness and
heights required to comply with drawings.
(2) All block are to be reasonably dry when used, only the edges are to be wetted if it is found necessary to
adjust suction.. Block shall be laid in stretcher bond with 10 mm joints, properly bedded and with the
joints flushed up as the work proceeds and no part of the work shall be carried up more than 1 meter
above another part at one time and the whole shall be properly bonded together and leveled. Wherever
possible, full sized blocks shall be used; pieces of blocks shorter than 200 mm shall not be used at any
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(3) Blockwork in the course of erection which is exposed to the weather shall be protected during periods of
heavy rain by covering the tops of the walls with suitable materials. No load shall be applied on block
walling during the first 24 hours after completion.
8.2.2 Curing
Blockwork walls shall be kept damp with water for a minimum period of 7 days after laying.
8.2.3 Ties
Unless otherwise indicated, ties of 10 mm dia. galvanized steel bars, 450 mm long once bent, one end cast
into concrete and the other end built into bed joints of blockwork, shall be used at each third course where
blockwork abuts a concrete surface.
8.2.4 Lintel Beams & Tie Columns
In plastered blockwork walls with a length or a height exceeding the Instruction of the Engineer in
General Legend, lintel beams and/or tie columns shall be provided.
8.2.5 Brick Walls
Brick walls shall be made of locally manufactured baked red clay bricks with dimension type 1:195 x 95 x
55 (solid), type 2: 195 x 95 x 55 (hollow), type 3: 195 x 95 x 55 (extruded). Bricks shall be wetted prior
to laying, and shall be laid in running bond where possible with stretchers breaking joints with the course
below. Only full size bricks shall be used. No bricks shorter than 100 mm shall be used. Bricks shall be
laid with joints approximately 10 mm in width.
8.2.6 Shrinkage Joints
Shrinkage joints shall be made in fair face (non-plastered) blockwork walls with a length exceeding 6.00
m. The joints shall consist of a butt joint of butt joint of minimum width without mortar between the
blocks.
Galvanized expanded metal joint strips to the approval of the Engineer shall be used in walls with plaster
finish.
For wall finishes such as tiles, the vertical joint of the tiles shall be filled with approved elastic type joint
filler.
8.2.7 Joint Fillers
Shrinkage joints and other joints in external walls shall be sealed and weatherproofed with a silicone or
Thiokol polysulphide based joint sealer.
8.2.8 Openings In Brick Wall
All openings in blockwork walls wider than 600 mm shall be provided with a lintel. All openings in
blockwork walls with a height of more than 1.00 m shall be provided with tie columns. The dimensions
and reinforcing of the lintel beam shall depend on the span.
8.3 LOUVER WALLS OF METAL, ASBESTOS CEMENT, ETC.
8.3.1 Louvers of Steel With Baked Enamel Finish
The louvers shall be made of 0.53 mm thick pre-coated galvanized steel. The louvers shall be mounted on
steel studs as recommended by the manufacturer of the louvers. Panel of woven square mesh screen, 25
mm gauge, shall be provided on the inside to prevent the ingress of birds.
8.3.2 Coordination With Other Contractors
The Contractor shall coordinate with other contractors before and during the erection of all types of
walling to ensure that all recesses, holes, hangers, inserts, anchors, pipe sleeves, conduits, equipment, etc.
that are to be incorporated into the wall by other contractors are properly placed and incorporated into the
work as the progresses.
8.3.3 Glass Bock Walls

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Glass blocks shall be of clear, double glass with dimensions: 190 x 190 x 80.
Only full size blocks shall be used.
The blocks shall be set in a bed of mortar with Grey cement with a thickness of 10 mm. The external faces
of the joints shall be filled with white cement (5 mm deep).
8.4 PLASTERING WORK
8.4.1 Materials
Sand, water and cement shall comply with the requirements given for these materials in chapter 4 of this
Specifications. Lime shall be a hydrated high-calcium type (white lime ), in the form of a fine dry powder
without any lumps.
8.4.2 Preparation of surfaces for plastering
Adequate drying out time shall be allowed for clockwork walls and concrete surfaces. Plastering shall not
commence until walls are matured and completely dried out.
Concrete surfaces shall be roughened by hacking or bushhammering. Grease, oil patches or other
materials that restrict the adhesion of the plaster shall be removed prior to preparation of the surfaces.
A bonding agent to improve adhesion between plaster and concrete may be used by the Contractor, after
the approval of the make and type of such agent has been given by the Engineer.
All prepared surfaces shall be thoroughly brushed down with stiff brushes to remove efflorescence and all
lose and flaking materials.
Low spots and areas shall be dubbed out and sufficient time shall be allowed for the dubbing out to dry
before the plastering coat is applied. To prevent premature drying out of the plaster, the prepared surface
shall be soaked with water until a slight amount of water remains on the surface.
8.4.3 Execution of plastering work
If the surface of the clockwork is sufficiently straight and plumb, the plastering can be single coat work. If
the surface does not comply with such requirements, the plastering shall be two-coat work.
Screeds shall be formed to serve as guides to bring the work to an even surface; the maximum thickness
of each coat shall not exceed 15 mm nor shall be the finished thickness of two-coat work exceed 20 mm.
If two-coat work is required, then the first or rendering coat shall be allowed to stand firm before
scratching for second coat. The surface shall be combed or cross scratched.
Time shall be allowed for thorough drying out to allow complete shrinkage before the application of the
top of plaster coat but rapid drying out shall be avoided by periodic wetting or by hanging moist gunny
sacks on the surface.
The surface of the rendering coat shall be tested for suction with a wet brush, and damped down if
necessary before the application of the top coat.
The plaster shall be applied with a wood skimming float and traverse with a floating rule to a true and
even surface. The surface shall be scoured with a wooden hand float but overworking of the surface shall
be avoided. An even and uniformly texture surface shall be obtained by a final scouring of the plaster with
a float covered with a Page of foam plastic. The top coat shall be kept damp for at least seven days after
its application.
The rendering coat shall consist of mortar of one part of cement: 1 part of lime : 3 parts of sand. The top
coat shall consist of 1 part of cement: 2 parts of lime : 3 parts of sand. However, the Contractor may
propose to the Engineer for his approval mixes with different compositions or proportions if he should
prefer the use of such mixes. The cement, lime and sand shall be mixed dry, and sufficient water shall be
added to make a workable consistency. Plaster shall be used within one hour after the addition of water.
Partly set or dried mix shall not be re-tempered and shall be discarded.
A waterproofer of specified manufacture or approved equal shall be added to all mortar to be used for
external plastering.
8.4.4 Repairs
All plaster that is loose, differently structured, uneven or otherwise defective shall be removed and
repaired to the satisfaction of the Engineer. Repairs of defective works shall be done by the removal of the
rectangular area containing all of the defective work with an undercut mechanical key. Suction of the old
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plaster shall be adjusted by the application of clean water. Utmost care shall be taken to ensure that the
surface texture of the repaired areas does not differ from adjacent plaster surfaces.
8.4.5 Protection of plastering
Where necessary, finished plaster coats shall be protected against mechanical or other damage by suitable
means such as boarding or fencing.
8.4.6 Protection of external corners
All external corners of plasterwork up to a height of 2.10 m above finished floor level shall be reinforced
with heavily galvanized angle beads of the type specified or equally approved by the Engineer.
8.4.7 Stop Beads
Galvanized steel top beats shall be used where necessary for a proper termination of the plaster coat.
8.4.8 Steel Mesh
Plaster coats with a thickness thicker than 20 mm shall be provided with a light mesh of galvanized steel
wires 0.8 mm dia. with a 10 mm square grid. A 150 mm wide strip of such mesh shall be used in plaster at
junctions between clockwork walls and concrete elements such as beams, columns or walls.

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Section 9: FLOOR FINISHES

9.1 FLOOR HARDENER


9.1.1 General:
 Allowable Material:, Sika chapture, MBT , Asford Formula hardener or equivalent.
 Using spread technology.
 Color: grey unless stated otherwise.
 Laying of a vapor proofing layer on the concrete surface fresh in fresh
 Smoothing of concrete surface with a high performance double plate trowel after 8 hour.
9.1.2 Scope of Floor Hardener
The Contractor provides a monolithic concrete surface which hard wearing, abrasion and impact
resistance, especially for industrial areas subject to heavy traffic.
The acceptable ratio: 4 kg/m2.
9.2 FLOOR TILING
9.2.1 General:
9.2.1.1 Thickness of floor finish:
The thickness of composite floor finish shall not be less than 40mm, unless shown otherwise in the
particular requirements.
Quality of Floor Finishes:
The quality of the constituent materials and the requirements for the appearance of the surface are to be
described in Section of Wall Finish. Surface shall be smooth, level ( except in areas where slopes and/ or
counter slopes are required in the floor finish) and without unevenness.
9.2.2 Floor Finish of Ceramic Tiles:
9.2.2.1 Material for ceramic tile flooring:
Ceramic tiles shall be locally made ceramic tiles, dimensioned as shown on the drawings and/or the
Particular Requirements, with a durable, hard and evenly distributed glazing, comprising specified or
equal approved product.
Allowable brand name: DONG TAM, WHITE HORSE, or others with equivalent qualilty
9.2.2.2 Quality, Appearance and Color of floor tiles:
All ceramic floor tiles as mentioned above shall be the best available quality, to the judgment of the
Engineer. The appearance and color of the tiles shall be selected by Engineer from the supply by the
Contractor.
9.2.2.3 Preparation of the sub floor:
Concrete floor shall be thoroughly cleaned, if necessary by cutting and hacking, and all spilled mortar,
dust, grease, oil, etc shall be removed from the floor before the bed of mortar can be laid. Tiles shall be
laid in the bed of semi-dry mortar cement and sand, not richer than 1:3 and of an average of 40mm, less
the thickness of the selected tiles.
The mortar shall be compacted on to the base, which shall be damped down on reduced section. The top
of the bed to be laid to falls and cross-falls as required. Before laying the tiles the bed shall be sprinkled
with dry cement, 1sp.m at the time and the tile shall be prepared by carefully cleaning off dust from the
underside and by brushing with a cement – slurry 24 hour before fixing.
9.2.2.4 Joint:
Joints for ceramic tiles shall be 2mm, wide and shall be filled with joint filling material or a mix of fined
sieved sand and white cement or cement paste, color to the requirement of the Engineer.

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The whole operation shall be complete with a given area of tiling while the bedding I still plastic.
Immediately after the laying of the tiles, the floor shall be carefully cleaned. Prior to practical
Completion , one coat of wax shall be applied to all tile surfaces.

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SECTION 10: ALUMINIUM DOORS, WINDOWS AND FACADES

10.1 GENERAL PREAMBLE


- An additional integral part of this contract (installation of windows, doors,
shop windows, metal facades and the like) are the guidelines for tenders for the supply of aluminum
windows, issued by the TCVN. They consist of general remarks, materials, surface treatment of
aluminum structural standards, installation, glazing, and acceptance. All items apply regardless of
differences in storey.
- The door/window shall be formed of extruded aluminum alloy to the thickness and section as required
for relevant uses and locations in the building , but none of the sections shall have thinner extruded wall
thickness than indicated in the next sub-item , except aluminum sections used as frames for mirror and
when specially allowed by Engineer. All aluminum shall , on significant surfaces, be treated to comply
with BS: 3987:1966 to provide a colored anodic coating of 15microns average thickness.
- All Unless stated otherwise
o the average thickness of aluminum profile of glass curtain wall is not less than 2.3mm
o the average thickness of aluminum profile of door is not less than 1.4mm
o the average thickness of aluminum profile of window is not less than 1.2mm.
- The allowable brand name: VIJALCO , TUNGKUANG, TUNGSHIN, or others with equivalent
quality.
- The Contractor shall , for all aluminum windows, doors, glass curtain wall make the necessary
calculations shall determined sections and dimensions, base on the criteria about
wind pressure, horizontal load on glazing and bolts. The structure including all connecting elements
must be able to absorb all loads affecting them and transfer them to the load-bearing structures.
- In consideration of all loads, frame and edge of plain glass between two elements are not to bend more
than 1/300 of the length. Profile standards in accordance with norms for glazing.
- Only sealing material approved by the window system manufacturer may be used and constitute a part
of the window system test. No other seal may be used.
- Seams and grooves into which precipitation may penetrate or condensation may form should be covered
and should be drained and/ or air released externally.
- Installation of components should be carried out in such a way that movements of the structure and of
structural elements can be absorbed, without stress being transferred to the aluminium and steel
construction.
- The Contractor is solely liable for marking meter mark levels specified by the principal for all structural
elements.
- The Contractor undertakes to afford the surfaces of the structure sufficient protection during
construction and to remove any protective material for acceptance subject to the principal’s agreement.
- The unit prices cover the survey of the construction shell for the preparation of working drawings –
survey and drawings to be prepared by the Contractor.
- The windows, door and facade are to be in line with the latest technology and is to be constructed as an
external component, thermally detached, with the exception of the draught lobby. Thermal and sound
insulation is in compliance with norms and regulations for increased sound and thermal insulation.
- All standards required must be evidenced by a test certificate.

10.2 FITTING WORK


- The Contractor is to prevent the production of electrical current caused by the interaction of the meeting
of various building materials such as various metals in conjunction with acidic water. The aluminium
facade is to be separated from the steel sub-structure
- All components are to be sufficiently protected from corrosion before installation. Only rust-free
component are to be used in wet area.
- Metal bends and angles should be free of cracks and have a constant diameter (no narrowing):
- Soldered, glued and welded joints are to be deburred so as to be free of cinders, fluids and solvents.
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- Welded joints are to be work of workshop standard only


- Outlet profiles of all types are to be deburred. Hollow outlet profiles are to be capped.
- Standards for thermal, sound and fire protection are to be evidenced by a test certificate of a state-
authorised testing body.
- Where metal components of different valences meet, appropriate measures are to be taken to prevent
contact corrosion (see point 2.10).
10.3 Fixings/ Fastenings
All necessary screws, bolts, anchors, plugs etc. fastenings in or on structural
elements of all types of material.
Components that are to be walled in or set in concrete are to be supplied to the
shell work Contractor in good time.
10.4 Connections
Where necessary the exterior joints between building openings and frames of door and windows shall be
sealed with non-absorbent closed cell foam polyethylene strip when applied as joint-backing to receive a
1-part silicone sealant such as “DOW CORNING” or “G.E” or equal with a color to the approval of the
Architect /Engineer.
All connections to adjoining structural components. (e.g. trapezoidal Page metal)
all lintel connections to be moveable.
Expansion approx. 3.0 mm
10.5 Seals
All profile seals according to manufacturer’s specifications.
10.6 Additional Sealing
10.7 All windows and doors must be fully sealed. Additional seals must be without the effects of atmospheric
conditions. They must be all-round and even. Further, they must be replaceable and watertight at corners.
Sealing profiles must be non-hardening and must maintain their properties of elasticity within the range
of temperatures encountered. Shore hardness must remain within a minimum tolerance range. Seals
exposed to atmospheric conditions must be resistant to these.
10.8 Weathering Channels
The weathering channels should be installed in such a way that the water outlet opening (weather drip) is
protected from direct wind. Openings in window frames should be placed in such a way that the distance
from the lower edge of the weather drip to the water outlet in the window frame is at least 10mm. The
lateral contact points with the window frame are to be sealed so as to prevent water penetration. The
weathering channels should be of the same colour as the metal sills, described above (include in unit
price).
10.9 Hardware Fittings
Hinges: The hinges to be used shall be a heavy duty stainless steel type, of the types and with
the dimensions approved by the Engineer. Unless instructed by the Engineer, not less
than 3 hinges shall be used per door leaf.
Locks: Locks shall be the specified product or approved equal and shall be of the types and
qualities approved by the Engineer.
Each lock that is key operated shall be provided with 3 keys If so required in the
Particular Requirement, the locks shall be master keyed according to grouping details
which shall be provided to the Contractor after the award of the Contract.
All locks profile cylindered, heavy duty.
Product: Yank or equivalent
profile extensions: no separate payment
Lever handles. handles, heavy duty with key rose
profile cylindered
material stanless steel, colour according to contracting principals choice.
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Edge latches: for top and bottom, self-engaging, with 2-leaf doors. All
movable parts concealed (bar bolt, edge bolt, etc.)
10.10 Door Name Plates
The Contractor shall provide and fix at both sides of each door that is to be locked with a key, a door
name plate of laminated plastic with an engraved and colored door name. Each individual key shall be
provided with a key tag of laminated plastic, with the corresponding door number engraved in it.
10.11 Fixing Screws
All ironmongery, including hinges, handles etc. shall be fixed with screws of the same metal and finish as
the fitting. Any screws damaged when driving shall be withdrawn and replaced with new screws. The
screw must be galvanized or stainless steel.
10.12 Glass Stabilising Rails
Glass lap height is to be at least 15mm for single glazing, for thermopane glazing: 18 mm.
Glass stabilisation rails – aluminium, “click-in”- fitting.
Seals according to requirements and fitted according to manufacturer’s specifications.
10.13 Glazing
Unless stated otherwise,
 The glazing of door/window is normal floating glass with 5mm thk.
 The bearing glazing of all glass curtain wall must be laminated glass with 1
8 mm thickness.
10.14 Accessories:
- Turn and Tilt Windows
- Unless otherwise indicated, use a concealed turn/ tilt switch with one-hand operation, failsafe device
and lift-off guard. Adjustability of sash guaranteed.
- Corner Supports
- Screw-on lap cover plates a`
- re to be used.
- Anti-slam feature
- Unless otherwise indicated the windows are to be fitted with a slam stop.
- Turning Windows
- Unless otherwise indicated, simple 2-part hinges with stainless steel pins are to be used.
- Tilting Windows
- Tilting windows are to be fitted with 3-part or non-unhinging drop-in hinges.
Composite Couplings
- Composite couplings are either to be of aluminium or stainless steel.
- Panels
- The material of the window surrounds should be identical to that of the window frames. Insulation
properties must be at least equivalent to those of the windows.

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SECTION 11: TIMBER DOORS AND WINDOWS

11.1 GENERAL PREAMBLE


An additional integral part of this contract (installation of windows, doors, shop windows) are the
guidelines for tenders for the supply of timer windows, issued by the TCVN. They consist of general
remarks, materials, surface treatment of aluminium structural standards, installation, glazing, and
acceptance. All items apply regardless of differences in storey.
11.2 ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL PREAMBLE
Following requirements are covered by the unit prices.
11.2.1 Quality of timber
All timber to be used in this project shall be hardwood of the best locally available quality of its kind.,
free from all sap, shakes, large loose or dead knots waney edges, borers and other serious defects. All
timbers shall be seasoned.
11.2.2 Kind of timber:
Carpentry timber , which is normally concealed and not to be painted or vanish, shall be Dau Gio,
Huong, Xoan Dao or others with equivalent quality approval by Engineer. Sample of the timber shall
be provided for approval by Engineer and for later comparison and the timber to be supplied shall match
the previously approved samples.
11.2.3 Moisture Content
The moisture content of the timber used for internal carpentry and joinery shall be maximum 16% and
this moisture content is to be maintained until the building is finished. The Engineer may require an
evidence of the correct moisture contents which shall be submitted to him before the joinery is fixed.
11.2.4 Preservative Treatment:
Timber used for carpentry works as described in items 10.2.2 shall be treated with a brush- applied wood
preservative such as “SHELLDRITE” or equal. Treatment is to be carried out after cutting , shaping and
fixing is completed. If treated timber is unavoidably cut or damaged, a liberal application of preservative
is to be made to cut or damaged surface.
11.2.5 Exposed surfaces:
All timber that is to be exposed in the finished surfaces of joinery work shall be wrought on the
appropriate faces , unless otherwise specified. All timber in carpentry work may be left rough from saw,
unless specified to be wrought or unless it will be necessary to be wrought at one or more sides for
proper and straight of the finishing materials to be attached to the carpentry work.
11.2.6 Thickness:
Unless stated otherwise, the thickness of timber door/window frame is 4cm in average.
11.3 Hardware Fittings
Hinges: The hinges to be used shall be a heavy duty stainless steel type, of the types
and with the dimensions approved by the Engineer. Unless instructed by the
Engineer, not less than 3 hinges shall be used per door leaf.
Locks: Locks shall be the specified product or approved equal and shall be of the
types and qualities approved by the Engineer.
Each lock that is key operated shall be provided with 3 keys If so required in
the Particular Requirement, the locks shall be master keyed according to
grouping details which shall be provided to the Contractor after the award of
the Contract.
All locks profile cylindered, heavy duty
Product: Yank or equivalent
profile extensions: no separate payment
Lever handles. handles, heavy duty with key rose
profile cylindered
material stanless steel, colour according to contracting principals choice.

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Edge latches: for top and bottom, self-engaging, with 2-leaf doors.
All movable parts concealed (bar bolt, edge bolt, etc.)
11.4 Door Name Plates
The Contractor shall provide and fix at both sides of each door that is to be locked with a key, a door
name plate of laminated plastic with an engraved and colored door name. Each individual key shall be
provided with a key tag of laminated plastic, with the corresponding door number engraved in it.
11.5 Fixing Screws
All ironmongery, including hinges, handles etc. shall be fixed with screws of the same metal and finish as
the fitting. Any screws damaged when driving shall be withdrawn and replaced with new screws.
11.6 Glass Stabilising Rails
Glass lap height is to be at least 15mm for single glazing, for thermopane glazing: 18 mm.
Seals according to requirements and fitted according to manufacturer’s specifications.
11.7 Glazing
The float glass shall be the highest grade of TIS 54-2516; with the thickness of not less than 5mm , if not
otherwise shown in the drawing. Care must taken that the Pages of glass are not stored in close contact
with each other, to avoid the occurrence of rainbow effects.
11.8 Skirting:
Timber skirting shall be the same timber product of which used for door and window frame. Skirting
shall be 100mm high and 12 mm thick. They are shall be fixed with sun- lost head nail to built-in timber
ground or other equal and according to the schedule of finishes.
The gap between skirting and floor shall be sealed with suitable sealant to protect the moisture from
cleaning work.

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Section 12: PAINTING AND DECORATING


12. 1 Painting and Decorating.
12.1.1 Materials
All materials used for paint finishes shall be of approved manufacturers and products. The qualified
paints which is acceptable for this project are as follows:
- NIPPON
- ICI
- or others with equivalent qualtiy
The paint shall be applied strictly in accordance with the manufacturers instructions. Under no
circumstances will the addition of dryers or other materials be permitted, unless such additions are
recommended by the manufacturer.
The Contractor is to ensure that sufficient quantities of any particular color of emulsion paint are ordered
in advance to avoid variation in color in any sections of work. Should any finished surface show any
variation, the Contractor shall redecorate the surface at his own expense.
All paint shall be delivered to the site in manufacturer’s sealed containers. Other painting materials
required, but not specifically described such as linseed oil, turpentine, thinner, etc. shall of highest quality
and shall have identifying labels on containers. Unlabelled materials shall not be allowed on site.
12.1.2 Selection of Tints
All tints will be selected by the Engineer and the Contractor is to allow in his bid for supplying samples
of tints to walls, woodwork and/or steelwork for approval.
12.1.3 Scaffoldings
Adequate scaffolding shall be provided to the satisfaction of the Engineer. If scaffoldings are to be placed
on finished floors, care shall be taken to protect the floors. The Contractor shall repair all damages or
deteriorations at his own costs in case of such damages.
12.1.4 Protection and Dust Pages
Adjacent works and finishes shall be protected by suitable means. An ample supply of clean dust Pages
shall be provided to protect the floors during the paint works.
12.1.5 Weather
No painting on exterior work is top to be done during wet or foggy weather, or to surfaces that are not
thoroughly dry.
12.2 Emulsion Paint Finish (Internal )
12.2.1 Preparation and Priming
Substrates (concrete, brickwork, plaster ) shall be dried before priming, with moisture content of
substrate not exceeding 15%.
All loose or defective plaster shall be cut out and made good with plaster.
Slight cracks shall be made good with hard stopping, using Gypsum paste with fine sand. Large cracks to
be cut out, and filled with an approved special cement, the edges being closely knit and the filling being
leveled with the surrounding surface.
Before further treatment, any efflorescence present on the surface shall be wiped down using a dry coarse
rag or brushed off using a medium hard brush.
Priming with one coat of suitable dispersion primer
12.2.2 Finishing Coats
Finishing coats shall consist of emulsion wall paint with a binder of copolymer emulsion and a pigment
such as titanium dioxide.
The paint shall be applied by means of brushes, rollers, air spray or airless spray, as follows :
 First finishing coat with a minimum dry film thickness of 35 microns
 Second finishing coat of the same thickness and texture as the first coat.
12.3 Wall Paint Finish for External Walls
12.3.1 Preparation and Priming
Same as above
12.3.2 Finishing Coats

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A Chlorinated rubber paint system, complying with the recommendations of the manufacturer shall be
applied. The application shall be in 3 coats, each with a minimum dry film thickness of 35 microns.
12.4 Wall Finish with Tiles
12.4.1 Wall Finish of Ceramic Tiles
Wall finish of ceramic tiles shall be executed where indicated on the drawing and or/in the schedules. The
size of tiles shall be as shown on the drawings and /or the particular requirements. The tiles shall be
product of the specified manufacturer or approval equal. The Contractor shall provide samples of the tiles
for approval from the Engineer.. All tiles of one color shall be acquired by the Contractor at the same
time to ensure that they will be of exactly the same color- batch.
12.4.2 Execution of Cement Rendering Coat for Wall Tiling:
Cement rendering as a base for wall tiling shall be executed as one coat work only with an average
thickness of 10mm.
The rendering shall be executed as described for the plaster work and after troweling with a wooden
float, it shall be rubbed lightly with a damp piece or foam rubber or foam plastic to obtain an even
surface. The rendering shall consist of 1 part of cement: 3 parts of sand.
12.4.3 Joints:
Before the execution of any wall tiling may commence, the layout of the tiles on the wall and the position
of the joints must be determined , based on the principle that balanced pattern will be formed with
minimal use of narrow ( less than one half of tile) cut strips. The width of the joints shall be determined
for the whole project beforehand, in correct with the Engineer.
12.4.4 Cleaning of Wall tile:
Prior to practical Completion of the Project, all Wall tile finishes shall be cleaned carefully to remove
caked mortar, dirt, spilled paint, etc from the surface. The joints shall be left full , straight, and
unblemished.
After cleaning, the wall tile finishes shall be waxed.
12.5 Light partition in WC area:
WC cubicles of 13 mm high humid resistant compacting laminate board, both sides coated in a melamine
resin. Color choice made from the manufacturers range, in a 3- sided E6/EV1- surrounded with an
stainless steel frame, with 15 cm floor clearance, mounted onto tiled brickwork, tiled plasterboard walls
and other walls.
Wall height: 2,00 m
Door: 2 ca. 70/200 cm
Hardware fitting: HEWI 111 set of washroom cubicle fittings with rosettes and handle, color choice of
the contracting principal
Hinges: 3 HEWI hinges per door
Pin lock:

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Section 13: CEILING FINISHES


13.1 Suspended Ceilings
13.1.1 Installation Of Ceiling Board And Grid System
All boards and suspension systems shall be installed by a sub-contractor thouroghly experienced with
this type of installation and approved by the manufacturer.
Care shall be taken to insure that the grid is square and in proper alignment to accept the ceiling tile.
Alignment of grid is necessary to insure best possible appearance of the finished ceiling.
The suspended ceiling shall be installed by a specialist firm approved by the ceiling manufacturer and the
Architect.
All metal stud materials shall be comprised of galvanized steel and suspended by means of 5 mm
diameter galvanized steel rod hangers. The spacing of the top cross rails and hangers shall be 1000 mm
and they shall be fixed to bolt sockets or to other suitable and approved fixing devices. The spacing of
furring channels shall be 400 mm. The metal studs, hangers and other accessories shall be of a regular
type, products of the specified manufacturer or approved equal.
The Contractor shall prepare shop drawings which he shall submit to the Engineer for approval prior to
commencing the works.
13.1.2 Ceiling Finish of Acoustic Tiles on Concealed Grids
The tiles shall have a thickness of 9 – 15 mm. They shall have a textured surface of pattern to be
approved by the Engineer and shall be obtained from an approved manufacturer.
The materials shall be non-combustible, shall prevent spread of flames, and shall resist fire for a period
of at least 1.5 hours
The acoustical characteristics shall meet the following minimum requirements:
Frequency of Sound (Hz) 125 250 500 1000 2000 4000
Coefficient of sound absorption 0.30 0.45 0.60 0.85 0.8 0.60
Insulation of airboine sound (dB) 30 30 35 40 45 50
13.2 Concealed Profile System
The tiles shall be suspended by means of special concealed profiles and filler strips of galvanized steel.
The suspension shall be recommended by the manufacturer, comprising 5 mm diameter galvanized steel
hangers fixed to bolt sockets or to other suitable and approved inserts. Visible edge profiles shall have an
anodized or lacquered finish.
Hatches shall be made wherever required for inspection, repair, or adjustments of systems. They shall not
be less than 600 * 600 mm in size and shall consist of acoustic tiles glued to a plywood panel of 20 mm
thick, the whole supported by the ceiling construction and with details to the approval of the Engineer.
13.3 Ceiling Finish of Acoustic Tiles on Exposed Grid
Normal mineral board of 600x600mm ( or 600x1200mm nominal ) shall be except toilet area where
water-proof mineral board shall be applied. ( with humid resistant percentage not less than 98%).
Provision shall be made to allow for openings for light fittings and other installations by others.
Locations of the access panels shall be decided by the Engineer.
The tiles shall have a thickness of approx. 12 mm. The tiles shall have a rough natural texture and shall
be obtained from an approved manufacturer.
13.4 T-bar System
The false ceiling shall be supported on 32mm high galvanised T bar with exposed aluminium capping
and hold down clips to prevent wind up lift where required.
Screw holes, screw heads and any uneven joints shall be filled with patching compound or similar.All
exposed T-bar material shall be made of galvanized steel with a paint coat finish. Spacing of main
hangers shall be 600 mm. At all edges of or openings for electrical, air-conditioning or other use,
additional T-bars shall be provided.

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SECTION 14: SEWERAGE WORK


14.1 GENERALLY
Generally all materials, workmanship and construction for sewerage works shall conform to the Standard
set out by the relevant authorities for which all sewerage works and to whom the sewers constructed under
this Contract will be handed over to.
14.2 CONCRETE WORKS
Ordinary reinforced concrete works shall comply with the Section on Reinforced Concrete Works in this
Specifications.
14.3 BENCH MARK
The Contractor shall establish substantial bench marks and fixed points on the Site to the Engineer’s
direction and shall ensure that these are not damaged or disturbed. All such bench marks and fixed points
must be referred to a Master Bench Mark to be given by the Employer’s Surveyor.
The Contractor shall ensure that his qualified surveyor verify the value of the bench mark against the
invert level of the manhole or sewer into which this sewer will be connected and shall inform the
Engineer should a discrepancy be detected.
14.4 SETTING OUT
Before any work commences the sewer trace shall be set out. The manhole centres shall be marked by a
centre peg whose location shall be tied to three pegs situated outside the working area. For sewer lines on
existing roads the sewertrace shall bemarked on the surface by paint.
The Contractor shall submit a copy of the setting out plan, duly endorsed by his Qualified Suveyor, to the
Engineer for verification and record. The plan shall show clearly the reference bench mark and datum.
14.5 ORDER OF SEWER PIPES, FITTINGS & MANHOLE PARTS
For the construction of sewers, the Contractor shall place order for the supply of all the required pipes and
manhole parts within 7 days of awarding the tender and notify the Engineer of this in writing The order
shall stipulate the specified times of delivery to the site after all the necessary tests required by the
Engineer.
14.6 EXCAVATING SEWER TRENCH
Excavation shall be carried out carefully to the line gradient and level as shown.
If required, the excavated materials shall be carted to a temporary storage and returned subsequently for
backfilling to allow for a free flow of traffic.
Should any of the sewer trenches be excavated to a depth greater than necessary, the Contractor shall be
required to fill in the same at his own expense with concrete or other approved hard materials
If any slip, fall, upheaval of earth or settlement etc shall occur, the Contractor shall make good the same
including surface restoration, at the Contractor's own expense.
14.7 RATE OF EXCAVATION AND PIPE LAYING
The Contractor shall so arrange his work that the rate of laying pipeline keeps pace with the rate of
excavation.
14.8 SAFEGUARDING PROPERTIES ADJACENT TO SITE
Where work is undertaken near or adjacent to properties, structures or buildings and it is likely that the
stability of such buildings and structures is liable to be affected as a result of the Works, the Contractor
shall, for his own protection. arrange to have such building inspected and to have on record any cracks or
any other defects which may be affected by the Works.
The Contractor shall be held fully responsible for the damage to the public, private or other properties
adjacent to the Site of the Works which is caused as a direct or indirect result of the Contractor's work.
The Contractor shall be required to carry out such preventive measures or rectification immediately or
when directed by the Engineer
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14.9 METHOD OF WORKING


The Contractor is required to carry out the Works in the manner detailed, shown on the Drawings and
normally adopted in good sewerage work practice. He is at liberty to supply with his Tender such
modification as he proposes for consideration and shall seek approval from the Engineer before he is
allowed to apply new or changed methods of construction.
14.10 SEQUENCE OF CONSTRUCTION
The Contractor shall schedule the excavation and laying of sewer lines in such a way that the sewer line
between the last manhole and the connection to the existing manhole is the last to be excavated and laid.
The Contractor shall not break open or attempt any connection to the existing manhole until written
approval is obtained from the Engineer.
14.11 SUPPORT TO EXISTING WORK
When any excavation is carried out near, or under any existing works including buildings, services, mains,
cables and surfaces such as roads etc liable to be affected by subsidence, the Contractor shall take action
to ensure proper support, backfilling and compaction to prevent damage by subsidence whether such
existing work is.shown on the Drawings or not.
14.12 VENTILATION
The Contractor shall provide adequate ventilation and efficient apparatus to keep all excavations trenches,
tunnels and headings, structures, sewers and manholes free from all gases whether generated in the strata,
arising from the use of explosives for blasting, sewage gases or otherwise and he shall take precautions to
ascertain they are in a safe gas free condition before allowing his workmen to proceed.
14.13 APPROVAL OF EXCAVATION
The Contractor shall report to the Engineer for an inspection when the excavation has reached the
required depth or secure bottom and are ready to receive the sealing coat. Any concreting or other works
put in before the excavations have been inspected and approved shall, if so directed be removed and new
works substituted, all at the Contractor's own expense.
14.14 BACKFILLING TRENCHES
The Contractor shall obtain the approval of the Engineer before commencing backfilling of trenches. In
backfilling, only selected hard dry materials free from large stones or lump shall be used in the initial
backfilling and shall lie carefully placed next to the permanent works and well packed and well rammed
in layers of 150mm for a depth of at least 300mm over the top of the work. Particular attention must be
paid to filling and ramming around and above pipes in trench to thoroughly compact the filling around
structures and to the completed filling of the voids created by the withdrawal of timbering.
The remaining of the excavation shall be filled in with the best and most suitable portions of the
excavated materials, in layers not exceeding 600mm thick. Each layer shall be thoroughly rammed using
mechanical rammers before the next layer is placed. The Contractor shall maintain all refilled surfaces
until reinstated. The Contractor shall bear full responsibility for claims arising from accidents due to the
subsidence or inadequate maintenance.
Where ground condition is poor, the Contractor shall pay special attention to the backfilling around pipes
and haunchings and in particular around deep manholes. Care must be taken to fill around the structure
and ensure that it is being backfilled uniformly with minimum difference in levels.
The Contractor shall be responsible for any tilting of manhole, shifting of pipelines, crack of any kind,
howsoever caused, and shall made good any damage at his own expense.
14.15 DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS EXCAVATED MATERIALS
Any suitable surplus earth left after the backfilling of the excavation and consolidation shall be removed
and used to top up the surrounding low lying areas approved by the Engineer, or in area specified in the
site plan. In topping up the low lying areas, the Contractor shall grade such areas in a systematic manner
and in such a way that there is no stagnation of water.
However, if instructed by the Engineer, the Contractor shall cart away any surplus earth, suitable or
otherwise to his own dumping ground.
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The Contractor shall be deemed to have included for filling or carting of surplus earth in the Lump Sum
Tender Price.
14.16 DE-WATERlNG OF EXCAVATION
The Contractor shall provide, operate and maintain a system of temporary drains, intercepting ditches, cut
off drains, sub-drains, sumps, well points, de-watering equipment and all other things necessary for
keeping the subsoil or accumulated water out of the excavation or at a level at the bottom of the
excavation for such a period as the Engineer may direct or necessary all at the Contractor's expenses.
14.17 SEALING COAT
Where indicated on the drawings and immediately a sufficient length of trench has been piled and/or
approved by the Engineer, a sealing coat of lean concrete shall be laid across the complete width of the
trench.
14.18 PIPE BEDDING
The bedding for the pipes shall be thoroughly compacted. There shall be no hollows, voids or foreign
materials under the pipe and the bedding shall be compacted to the correct profile as shown on the
Drawings.
Particular care must be taken to ensure that proper bedding is obtained at and on either side of the pipe
joints. Where pipe jointing holes are left in the bedding, particular care must be taken to ensure complete
and proper filling of the holes after pipe testing.
14.19 PIPE MATERIAL
All sewer pipe shall be of HDPE material of PN 4. The sewer pipes shall comply with the requirements of
the relevant authorities and shall be tested as described therein whenever required by the Engineer.
14.20 CONCRETE BED, HAUNCHING TO PIPES
In all cases the concrete haunching shall be provided for HDPE pipes crossing roads. No concrete shall be
placed around the pipes until the pipe joints have been inspected and approved.
In placing the concrete in surround the Contractor is required to concrete right against the side of trench
excavation. Where excavation has been carried out to greater width than required, the Contractor will be
required to provide additlonal concrete necessary to concrete to the sides of the excavation all at his own
expense.
14.21 HANDLING PIPES
At every point of loading or unloading, pipes or castings must be handled by approved tackle. Unloading
by rolling down planks or any other form of inclined ramp will not be allowed unless prior written
approval is obtained from the Engineer. Pipes are to be carefully stacked on Site, with timber packings
under and between the pipes. The height of stacked pipes should not exceed 2m.
14.22 PIPE LAYING
All pipes shall be carefully brushed out and cleaned inside and shall be visually tested for soundness
before being laid. The pipes shall be laid separately to true inverts straight lines and falls, each pipe being
separatefy boned between sight rails and bearing evenly upon the solid ground or concrete for its full
length.
14.23 JOlNTlNG PIPE
Pipes shall be jointed by heat welding with approved equipment provided by Contractor
14.24 TESTING GRAVITY PIPELINE
All gravity pipeline and sewers of 525mm or less in diameter before being surrounded and covered shall
be tested by filling with water in a manner approved by the Engineer and in the presence of his
representative and the relevant authorities. The pressure shall be measured from the highest point of the
pipe line under test and shall be 1.2m head of water. Pipelines will not be accepted until they have
withstood the required pressure for 30 minutes without a loss in excess of 1.5 litres for 100m for each
300mm in diameter. The Engineer reserves the right to carry out air testing if necessary.
Gravity pipelines exceeding 525mm in diameter shall not be hydraulically tested, but the joints will be
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inspected and shall be made to the satisfaction of the Engineer.


The pipes shall not be covered until they have been inspected and passed.
14.25 INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT OF DEFECTIVE WORKS
The Contractor can cover up any completed works only after the work had been inspected and found to be
satisfactory. The Engineer reserves the right to request the Contractor or others to open up any work
overed up before his inspection or satisfactory rectification for inspection and checking. The Contractor
shall make the necessary allowance for this in his Lump Sum Tender Price.
Wherever in the opinion of the Engineer the work done is inadequate or of poor workmanship or inferior
material or in any way substandard, such works shall be demolished, cut out and removed from the works
immediately and replaced with new materials of the required standaid and quality. Action will be taken
against the Contractor for irregulaities committed.
14.26 WATERTIGHTNESS
All water retaining structures must be absolutely watertight showing no leakage or dampness through any
concrete or joint in wall, floor or roof slabs. Any leakage or dampness evident on completion of the work
must be remedied by the approved method at the Contractor's expense.
14.27 PREVENTION OF FLOTATION
The Contractor is to note that the proposed structure may not be heavy enough to resist the possible uplift
due to water pressure until the structures, soil cover and backfilling have been completed. The Contractor
shall make adequate arrangements to keep the excavation dry until the structure and filling are completed
or shall adopt other approved means of ensuring the stability of the temporary or permanent works. The
proposed method must be submitted for approval prior to the comenencement of the work and adequate
standby plant and attendance must be available at all times.
For pipelines laid in wet, waterlogged or ground subject to flooding all necessary precautions must be
taken to prevent the floatation or movement of pipelines whilst laying, laid or under test.
14.28 BUILT-IN -PIPES
At all points where pipes are built into concrete walls or floors, great care shall be taken that the joint is
watertight. If found to be otherwise, the concrete shall be cut away and replaced, at the Contractor's
expense, with concrete to make a watertight joint to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
14.29 JUNCTIONS AND CONNECTIONS
The junctions where provided shall be securely stoppered, such temporary stopper being secured with
cement mortar.
14.30 CONCRETE AROUND PIPES
After each length of pipes has been tested and passed, the road crossing pipes shall be haunched up with
Grade 25 concrete as shown on the Drawings.
14.31 MANHOLES
Where indicated, reinforced concrete manholes are to be built in the positions shown on and in accordance
with the details on the Drawings.
The reinforced concrete slabs covering the chamber and the shafts of the manholes shall be set and
pointed in cement mortar to form watertight joints.
At all points where pipes are built into the concrete wall or floors, great care shall be taken that the joint is
watertight. If found to be otherwise, the concrete shall be cut away and replaced with fresh concrete, to
make a watertight joint to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
Channels and benching to the concrete floors of the manholes are to be formed in Ordinary Portland
Cement concrete and trowelled smooth to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
Manhole covers and frames shall be set in Ordinary Portland Cement mortar and surround with Grade 30
concrete and the covers left flush with the surrounding ground or road/driveway surfaces or be directed as
the case may be and shall be set on two courses of 225mm brick. Care shall be taken to ensure that the
cover is level with and sloped to any fall or grade in the surrounding surfaces.
14.32 MAN HOLE COVER AND FRAME
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The manhole covers and frames shall be of the precast concrete type.
14.33 TUMBLING BAYS AND BACKDROPS
When required, tumbling bays and backdrops are to be constructed in accordance with the details of the
Drawings.
14.34 CLEARING PIPELINE OF OBSTRUCTION
After testing the pipelines as specified and when directed by the Engineer, the interior of the pipelines
shall be inspected to ascertain that the pipes are entirely clear of obstruction and that the invert is smooth.
In the case of pipes which cannot be inspected from the inside, generally under 600mm diameter, a loose
plug shall be passed through each pipeline. The loose plug shall be in the form of a cylinder with solid
ends made of timber not less than 25mm in thickness or of any other material approved by the Engineer.
The outside diameter of the ends of the plugs shall not be smaller by 25mm less than the diameter of the
pipe through which it is to be passed and its length shall not be less than its diameter.
The Engineer will not apply this test until he is satisfied that the lengths concemed are complete and ready
for operation.
Any obstruction in the pipelines shall be removed and any unevenness of the invert shall be made good.
If, as a result of the removal of any obstruction, the Engineer considers that damage may have been
caused to the pipelines, he shall be entitled to order the length to be retested at the expense of the
Contractor. Should such re-test prove unsatisfactory, the Contractor shall at his own expense amend the
work and carry out such furtrier tests as are required by the Engineer.
14.35 FRACTURE OF PIPE
If at any time during the Contract Period or Defects Liability Period or any extension of such period
resulting from the Contractor's fault, cracks, fractures or any defects be found in the pipeline, it shall be
the Contractor's responsibility to make good such defects at his own expenses as and when directed by the
Engineer.
Any pipe or length of pipes found to be defective shall be immediately removed and replaced at the
Contractors expense and leaking joints shall be remade; the inspections and tests shall then be repeated as
often as necessary until the whole line under inspection or test is accepted by the Engineer and handed
over to the relevant authorities.
14.36 SEWER CONNECTION TO EXISTING MANHOLES
The Contractor shall carry out the necessary connection to the existing manhole only when directed by the
Engineer.
The Contractor shall ensure that extreme caution is exercised and avoid any damage to the existing sewer.
All construction debris and excess materials must be removed from the manhole and inspected by the
Engineer's representative before disposal as directed.
Prior snangernents must be made with the relevant authorities for the inspection of the connection
(supervision of connection if necessary and Contractor is to allow for the supervision and inspection fees
in his Tender Once the connection is inspected and found to be satisfactory, the Contractor shall
immediately plug it in the manner as directed to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
14.37 CONNECTION OF HOUSE DRAINS AND SANITARY LINES TO NEW SEWER
No final connection may be made from the house drain or sanitary line to the new sewer until the sewer
line has been passed and commissioned after the final inspection.
14.38 CLEANING OF SEWERS
All sewer lines and manholes must be thoroughly cleaned to the requirements of relevant Authorities
before any inspection. The Contractor shall be required to clean out all dirts and water etc from the sewer
lines and manholes at his own expense and as often as necessary irrespective of the cause of the dirt etc
until the whole line under inspection or test is accepted by the Engineer.
The Contractor shall when required by the Engineer, provide without charge the necessary aluminium
ladder, power torchlight of at least six battery cells, keys for the lifting of manhole covers and spirit levels
as well as a minimum of two numbers appropriate mirrors all to the approval of the Engineer.

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14.39 ARRANGEMENTS FOR SEWER INSPECTION


Upon completion of the works, the Contractor shall arrange for the whole works to be thoroughly cleaned
up and defects rectified. A request shall then be made to the Engineer to inspect the Works.
The Engineer shall only request for joint inspection by the relevant authorities if all defects detected by
his inspection are satisfactorily rectified.
The Contractor shall clean the sewers and attend to all necessary inspections.
14.40 RECTIFICATION OF DEFECTS
In the event that the inspection is not satisfactory, the Contractor shall be required to carry out at his own
expenses, all the rectification works as listed by the relevant authorities inspection report such as repair or
replacement of defective or missing parts manhole covers, and where necessary the sinking of additional
manholes to correct kinks, bends (horizontally or vertically) on levels due to incorrect construction,
settlement or whatever causes and to raise the manhole cover level to flush with the ground etc as may be
directed by the relevant authorities.
Such rectification shall be carried out diligently and expeditiously to enable a inspection to be carried out
as soon as possible and to be repeated where necessary until the whole sewers and manholes can be
certified for taking over by the relevant authorities.
The Contractor may be charged for the inspections if more than one reinspection is necessary.
14.41 CERTlFICATlON OF COMPLETlON AND USE
No sewers or part of a sewer may be put into use until the final inspection has been carried out and the
sewer and manholes found to be satisfactory. The Works shall only be certified satisfactory when both the
Employer and the relevant authorities have approved all the sewers and manholes.
14.42 TEST CERTlFlCATES FOR MATERIALS USED IN SEWERAGE WORKS
The Contractor upon completion of the Works will have to submit the relevant test certificates and/or test
results to the relevant authorities.
14.43 SEALING OF THE SEWER
Normally, upon satisfactory inspection by the relevant authorities, will grant permission for the sewer to
be commissioned.
In the event that the sewer is not to be commissioned until a later date, the Contractor shall be instructed
to plug the upstream end of the last manhole before the existing manhole in addition a l00mm thick
concrete (Grade 30) is to be cast over the last manhole cover as shown on the Drawings and directed by
the Engineer.
For manhole within the road carriageway, the manhole cover shall be constructed lower such that the
concrete sealing cover is flush with the road level or as directed by the Engineer.
The Contractor shall allow for the cost of the above in his Tender.
14.44 COMMISSIONING OF THE SEWER
If at any time the sewer is to be commissioned before the expiry of the maintenance period, the Engineer
shall give written notice and the Contractor shall hack off the concrete slab over the manhole cover and
clean up the whole sewer for inspection including raising the manhole cover to the final level as required
and made good any defects found during the inspection.
The plugs can only be removed as directed by the Engineer for the sewer to be commissioned. The
Contractor is to allow for all these costs in the Lump Sum Tender Price.
14.45 CLEANING UP AT THE END OF THE CONTRACT
All water retaining and other structures shall be pumped dry and washed and swept free of all debris,
mud, dirt and to struction materials.
All equipment and fittings shall be cleaned, greased and oiled and all necessary adjustment made to
ensure their full working efficiency.
All site roads, paths and drains shall be swept clean and dry and all construction plants and materials
removed from Site.
14.46 FINAL INSPECTION
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At the end of the maintenance period the Contractor shall arrange to clean up the sewer and rectify all
defects before the Engineer requests the relevant authorities for an inspection of the Works. The
Contractor shall comply with the comments from the relevant authorities and rectify all defects for
reinspections until the sewer is certified satisfactory and taken over by the relevant authorities.
In the case where the sewer was commissioned before or during the in maintenance period, the
Contractor's obligation shall be deemed to be discharged if the sewer after rectification and inspection as
described above is cerlified to be satisfactory and taken over by the relevant authorities.
Where the sewer is yet to be commissioned, the Contractor shall break the concrete slab, clean up the
sewer and rectify all defects for inspection by the relevant authorities until certified to be satisfactory. If
the sewer is to be commissioned then the Contractor shall raise the manhole to the final level and made
good, otherwise the Contractor shall concrete over the manhole cover, again to the satisfaction of the
Engineer. The sewer will then be handed over to the Employer and Contractor’s obligation shall be
deemed to be discharged.
The Contractor shall allow for all costs in the Lump Sum Tender Price.
14.47 DEFECTS DURING MAINTENANCE PERIOD
The Contractor shall note that the levels, limits and lines as shown on the Drawings shall be final levels,
limits and lines at the time of the expiry of the maintenance and Defects Liability Period. The Contractor
is deemed to have included in his Lump Sum Tender Price for all rectifications necessary for the sewer
lines, manholes and fixtures to be inspected and handed over to the relevant authorities.
A final inspection by the relevant authorities inspectors will be carried out before the end of the
maintenance period and the Contractor shall be required to carry out the clearing and rectification before
and attendance to this inspection.
The Contractor shall be required to carry out all rectification works as listed out in the inspection report
such as repairs and replacement of defective or missing parts eg manhole covers, desilting and removal of
any foreign materials such as mud, sand or stagnant water etc in the sewer whatsoever and howsoever
caused, as the Engineer may direct in writing during the maintenance period wherever necessary all to the
satisfaction of the Engineer and the relevant authorities for the final take over.
Should the Contractor fail to comply within seven days of the notice to do so, then the Defects Liability
and Maintenance Period shall be extended by the period of the time lapsed between the date of written
instruction by the Engineer and such time as the defects are rectified by the Contractor, or if he fails to do
so, the defects will be rectified by others in which case the costs incurred, shall be deducted from monies
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SECTION 15: TURFING


15.1 SUPPLY AND SPREADING OF TOPSOIL
All topsoil supplied by the Contractor shall be approved quality, free from rubbish, roots, stumps, stones
or other extraneous materials, and well mixed with sludge in proportion of 3:1. Sludge delivered to site
shall be used for the turfing work as soon as possible. Sludge stockplied on the site for turfing work shall
be evenly covered with a layer of topsoil.
The soil and sludge mixture shall be 50mm below the desired turf level and spread uniformly over the
site, slopes and/or berms etc where directed and shall be lightly watered if necessary, and then tamped
with wooden tampers and trimmed to the consolidated thickness required. The turf sods shall be planted
using topsoil only.
The Contractor shall be responsible for providing and fixing the turves promptly after topsoiling in order
to prevent erosion thereof due to wet weather or other cause. Any loss of unprotected or inadequately
protected topsoil shall be made good at the Contractor’s expense. A thin layer of topsoil shall be broadcast
on the turf to fill all depressions and give a smooth finish.
15.2 SUPPLY AND FIXING OF TURVES
For general turfing works, the turf to be supplied shall be approved by the Engineer. The grass shall be
planted in accordance to the scope for spot or close turfing to areas as indicated on the Drawings and as
directed.
The area to be turfed shall be clean weeded and all weeded materials, together with stones, wood, rubbish
and other undesirable excavated materials, shall be removed and deposited in the approved dumping
grounds. The ground shall be levelled until uniform.
All turves supplied by the Contractor shall be of healthy and vigorous stock and from approved sources.
The grass or turf shall be cut square and approximately 0.3  0.3m(0.09m2) in size, and be 50mm in
thickness. All turves supplied shall be free from weeds and care shall be taken to include as much of the
root growth as possible.
The turves shall not be broken up into small pieces for planting and shall be planted as soon as possible
after being cut.
Turves shall be laid side by side on the ground with gaps not exceeding 30mm where close turfing is
specified. When spot turfing is specified, gaps on all sides of the turves shall not be more than 100mm. In
the case of banks or slopes, close turfing is required, and each sod shall be held in position by wooden
pegs to prevent movement or displacement of any kind, and the turfing shall thereafter be tamped down
and rolled( except on slopes) with a suitable hand roller. The pieces of turf shall be sunk into the ground
so that they are flush with the surface. All depressions between the pieces of turf shall be filled with
topsoil. The turfing shall on completion present a uniform and regular appearance.
15.3 MAINTENANCE OF GRASS
Throughout the maintenance period of the Contract, all turfing shall be watered regularly and weeded
until it is accepted by the Engineer. Any dead turves, badly growing turves or otherwise unsatisfactory
turves shall be removed and replaced with approved quality turves by the Contractor at his own expense.
After one month’s growth, the grass shall be cut with a suitable rotary mower to encourage the grass to
creep on the ground instead of growing upright. This operation shall be repeated at fortnightly intervals
until the ground is completely covered with grass. A mechanised reel cut mower shall now be used to cut
the grass. This normally shall be done about three months after planting. Unless otherwise specified,
mowing shall be done fortnightly by reel cut mower until the end of the Defects Liability Period.
Where the existing ground is around established and mature tree (with girth less than 200mm measured at
1m above ground level) or around street furniture, the Contractor shall level the surrounding ground and
employ a weed eater or other grass cutting machine operated by nylon string cutting blade, to close cut the
grass right up to the bases of trees or street furniture without damaging the bark or furniture. To avoid
damaging shrubs, flowering plants or young trees (with girth less than 200mm), the Contractor shall cut
grass right up to the edge of the flower beds only or the weeded areas of such plants.
All cut grass, cuttings together with trimmings, loose stones, rubbish etc shall be collected and removed
from the site and disposed off expeditiously to the Contractor’s own dumping ground.

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15.4 WATERING
Immediately after planting, the Contractor shall water the trees and shrubs and continue to do so at least
once a day for 10 continuous days or until the trees and shrubs are well established and need no further
daily watering.
The Contractor is expected to water the plant at any time during the maintenance period whenever it is
required and as directed by the Engineer, all at Contractor’s expense.
15.5 TURFING/GRASS CUTTING WITHIN ROAD RESERVE
The Contractor is required to commence turfing works progressively as the sidetables are ready. Proper
care is to be taken to ensure that the turf covers the full area in time for the inspection by the relevant
authorities for taking over, otherwise the Contractor is to provide close turfing all at his own costs.

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SECTION 16: ROADWORK


16.1 GENERALLY
All earthworks, excavation and filling, etc shall comply with the Section on Earthwork in this
Specifications. Similarly all concrete works shall comply with the Section on Concrete and Piling with the
Section on Piling and so on.
Unless otherwise specified on the drawings, the materials for roadwork specified herein shall be used and
methods of application and acceptance tests shall be adhered to in the construction of the Roads and
complied with TCVN.
16.2 HORIZONTAL ALIGNMENT
Horizontal alignments shall be determined as shown on the setting out plans. Edges of carriageways
(kerblines), unless otherwise indicated, shall be set out by constant offsets from a reference line (centre or
inner edge lines) as shown on the Drawings. The edges of the carriageways as constructed shall be correct
within a tolerance of  25mm. The setting out of the horizontal alignment shall have a minimum
accuracy of 1 in 5000.
16.3 SURFACE LEVELS
The levels of the pavement courses shall be determined from the proposed true finished pavement surface,
which unless otherwise stated, shall be the surface of the wearing course for flexible pavement calculated
from the carriageway vertical profile and cross-falls as shown on the Drawings.
For checking compliance, measurements of surface levels shall be taken at a grid of point at 30m centres
longitudinally, 10m centres on curves and 3m centres transversely starting 1m from the edge of the
payment. In any length of pavement represented by the grid, compliance shall be deemed to be met when
not more than 1 measurement in 10 exceeds the tolerance permitted.
16.4 SUBGRADE
16.4.1 Materials
16.4.1.1 Subgrade Soil
The soil for the top 500mm of the subgrade shall have a soaked CBR (Californian Bearing Ratio) value of
not less than that as indicated on the Drawings or in this Specifications.
In cut areas where the soaked CBR value of the top 500mm of the subgrade is equal to or greater than the
value specified, the Contractor shall be required to compact the top 300mm of the subgrade to 95% dry
density.
In filled areas, the Contractor shall be required to compact the top 800mm of the subgrade to 95% dry
density. The dry density of subgrade for the footpath areas shall be 90%, this degree of compaction is to
be achieved for the top 300mm of the subgrade in cut areas and 800mm in filled areas.
In the event that the soaked CBR value of the top 500mm of the subgrade being less than that specified,
the Contractor shall remove and replace with selected approved fill material or stabilize the in-situ soil by
approved means to a depth as required by the Engineer. The extra cost involved in removing and replacing
the in-situ soil or in improving the soil shall be borne by the Contractor.
16.4.1.2 Subgrade Preparation
On areas to be paved, the specified depths in cut areas and fill areas shall be compacted by approved
means to the stipulated density requirements or as specified in this Specifications. When completed the
surface shall be true to lines, grades and cross-section as shown on the Drawings. Any irregularities or
depressions that develop under rolling shall be corrected by loosening the material at these places and
adding, removing or placing materials until the surface is smooth and uniform. Any area that is not
accessible to a roller shall be compacted to the required density by approved mechanical tampers. Any
soft and yielding material or material which will not compact readily when rolled or tamped shall be
removed and replaced with suitable material.
16.4.2 Subgrade Protection
The Contractor shall take all necessary precaution to protect the subgrade from damage. The top surface
of the subgrade shall be maintained and kept in such a condition that it will drain readily and effectively at
all times. The Contractor shall ensure That construction traffic is kept off the subgrade once it is prepared.
If any ruts are formed, the subgrade shall be reshaped and rolled. Storage or stockpile of materials on top
of the subgrade is not permitted. No sub-base or base course shall be laid on the subgrade until the
subgrade had been checked, tested and approved.
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16.4.3 Subgrade Compaction


All materials shall be compacted in layers as soon as possible after deposition. The allowable thickness of
each layer shall be compatible with the compaction plant used. Earth-moving plants shall not be accepted
as compaction equipment.
The Contractor shall submit samples of each class of materials to the laboratory approved by the S.O. for
testing to determine its maximum dry density and optimum moisture for compaction.
During compaction, the moisture content of the in-situ material shall be maintained as close as possible to
the optimum moisture content as possible. If necessary, this shall be wetted or dried on site to enable the
required in-situ field densities of the fill materials to be obtained consistently.
Following the compaction process, each layer shall be tested and approved prior to the
placing of the next layer. In-situ field density tests shall be carried out in accordance to TCVN 4202-2.1.
At least one in-situ field test shall be made for each 3000m2 of surface area of each compacted layer.
For the top 500mm of the subgrade, the minimum in-situ density shall be 95% of maximum dry density
whilst those below 500mm from top of subgrade shall achieve 90%.
The Contractor may choose to establish site trial relationship among the in-situ material for compaction,
compaction plant used, thickness of each layer, and compacting effort in terms of number of passes. If so
established and agreed by the Engineer, the Contractor shall follow the same compaction arrangement for
each and every subsequent layers in compaction. However, the Engineer may at any time carry out in-situ
field density tests to determine the degree of compaction. If the compaction is found to be inadequate, the
agreed compaction arrangement shall be adjusted.
All costs incurred in compaction by whichever method the Contractor has adopted and any subsequent
alteration as may be required or directed by the Engineer shall be deemed to be included in the Lump Sum
Tender Price. The Contractor shall be required to bear the costs of any tests that failed.
16.4.4 Subgrade Tolerance
The compacted surface of the subgrade shall be tested at points decided by the Engineer with a straight
edge parallel with or at right angle to the centre-line of the road. The maximum allowable deviation of the
surface below the straight edge shall be  25mm.
Where any tolerance is exceeded, the Contractor shall determine the full extent of the area which is out of
tolerance and shall make good the surface. If the surface is too high it shall be re-trimmed and re-
compacted. If the surface is too low, the deficiency shall be corrected by the addition of fresh suitable
materials, laid and compacted as specified.
16.5 BASE COURSE
16.5.1 Plant-Mixed Graded Granite Aggregate Base
The base aggregate shall consist of graded crushed, clean and hard angular aggregate and conforming to
the gradation of 0x40 mm.
The aggregates shall be mixed at a mixing plant by continuous mixing.
The use of sand, granite and dust or approved filler such as laterite shall be subject to the necessary
approval by the Engineer. Water used for mixing shall be clean and substantially free from detrimental
impurities such as oil, salts, acids, alkalis and vegetable substance.
After spreading, the base material shall be thoroughly compacted by rolling. The rolling shall progress
gradually from the sides to the centre of the lane under construction, or from one side towards previously
1
placed materials by lapping uniformly each preceding rear wheel track by 1 2 the width of such track.
Rolling shall continue until the entire area of the course has been rolled by the rear wheels. The rolling
shall continue until the stone is thoroughly set, the Interstices of the material reduced to a minimum, and
until creeping of the stone ahead of the roller is no longer visible.
Rolling shall continue until the base material is compacted to a dry density of not less than 98% of the
maximum dry density and elastic modulus is not less than 1300kg/cm²
16.6 CONSTRUCTION METHOD
16.6.1 Construction Equipment
The Contractor shall provide all necessary plant, equipment, tool, labour and means to carry out the
laying, compaction and finishing of the asphaltic concrete to the lines, limits, thickness and finishes as
specified and as shown in the Drawings.
16.6.2 Laying of Mix
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a Prime Coat/tack Coat


The Contractor shall supply and lay an approved prime/tack coat of cationic bitumen emulsion of rapid
setting type (RS-2k) to all surfaces receiving the asphalt concrete paving after such surfaces have been
thoroughly cleaned and dried.
The prime/tack coat shall be uniformly applied by means of approved mechanical sprayer at the specified
rate of 1.14 litre/m2 and 0.54 litre/m2 for aggregate base course and premix surfaces respectively
immediately prior to the laying of the asphaltic concrete. Any excess or unevenly distributed bitumen
shall be removed from the surface to be paved.
The tack coat shall be applied on only as much pavement as can be paved with asphalt concrete at one
time. The asphalt concrete can only be laid not less than 10 minutes after spraying to allow the tack coat
to break.
b Laying Temperature
The temperature of the premix when delivered to the spreader hopper shall be between 130 0C – 140 0C. If
the premix on arrival at the site is above 140 0C it shall be allowed to cool down to the required
temperature before it is being discharged into the spreader hopper. However, if the premix temperature
falls below 1300C, on arrival at the site, the premix shall be rejected at the Contractor's cost and
expenses.The Contractor shall provide two small accurate thermometers with stem length of at least
100mm and two large accurate thermometers with stainless steel stems not less than 600mm for checking
the temperature of the premix on the tipper.
The Contractor shall check the temperature as and when directed by the Engineer.
c Spreading and Finishing
The asphalt mixture shall be tipped into the hopper of the paver as soon as possible after arrival at Site.
The premix shall then be spread, levelled, tampered and finished to correct profile, camber or cross-fall,
without causing segregation, dragging. burning or other surface defects or irregularities. The Contractor
shall adjust and maintain the correct rate of travel and ensure that the premix is fed at such a rate as to
permit continuous laying, in so far as the supply and site conditions allow.
The Contractor shall constantly check the uncompacted surface to determine its uniformity and shall
discontinue any spreading until all the irregularities and other surface defects like segregation, dragging
etc have been rectified while the surface is still hot and before the final rolling is completed.
For areas where the use of the mechanical spreader is not possible, eg irregular shapes or obstacles, the
premix shall be spread, rake, levelled and compacted by hand tools, screeded and tampered to give the
required compacted thickness.
d Compaction
Compaction of the asphalt premix by rolling shall commence as soon as possible as it will bear the weight
of a roller without undue movement after the surface irregularities have been adjusted. Initial rolling shall
be carried out by a three-wheeled roller followed by intermediate rolling with a pneumatic tyred roller.
Final rolling shall be done with a tandem roller.
Rolling shall be carried out back and forth in the direction of laying. The rollers shall proceed on to the
fresh mix with their driving wheel leading and shall travel slowly enough to avoid displacement of the hot
mixture. Rolling shall commence at the edge abutting any previously laid surfacing and shall progress
gradually to the opposite edge of the lane, successive passes being lapped so that on completion all roller
marks are obliterated. The point at which rollers reverse shall be staggered. Rollers shall not be allowed to
stand stationary on newly laid asphalt premix.
For areas where the use of roller is not possible, the asphalt premix shall be thoroughly compacted with
hot hand tampers, smoothing irons or with mechanical tampers. On depressed areas, a trench roller may
be used or cleated compression strips may be used under the roller to transmit compression to the
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The levels and surfaces of the asphalt surfacing shall be continuously checked during rolling and any
displacement occurring from whatever cause shall be corrected immediately and topped up where
necessary. Only the minimum quantity of water or an approved parting fluid shall be allowed to be
applied to the wheels of the rollers to prevent adhesion where necessary.
Rolling shall continue until all roller marks are eliminated, no further compaction is possible and the
surface is of uniform texture and true to grade and level. In this respect, rolling shall be continued for not
less than 45 minutes after the last tipper load of asphalt concrete has been laid.
The mean density of the pavement placed on each production day shall be at least 90% of the Laboratory
Marshall Density. If an individual test result shall fall below 90% of the Laboratory Marshall Density, the
Contractor shall further compact the pavement block area represented by the test sample.
e Rolling Patterns
Rolling of free lane shall normally start at the outer edge. The edge of the roller drum shall project slightly
beyond the lane to be rolled. Subsequent rolling shall continue in parallel lanes. If the surface has a
transverse inclination, the rolling shall commence at the lowest side.
To prevent movements at the outer edges, the initial passes of the roller shall be at least 300mm-400mm
from the edges when the asphaltic concrete layers are thick.
For new lane running adjacent to a previously placed and compacted lane, the rolling shall commence by
compacting the longitudinal joint. The roller shall proceed along the previously placed lane with l00mm-
200mm of the roller drum width on the newly placed surface.
f Surface Tolerance
The surface of the asphalt mixture shall be checked immediately after laying and before final rolling. It
shall be tested for irregularities using a rolling straight edge or an equivalent instrument or an aluminium
straight edge not less than 3m long. A tolerance or variation of not more than  5mm longitudinally and
transversely is permissible using a 3m long straight edge.
g Joints
The asphalt mix at the joints shall comply with the surface requirements and have the same uniformity of
texture, density, smoothness and riding quality etc as other sections of the carriageway. In the formation of
all joints, provision shall be made for proper bond with the adjacent course for the specified depth of the
course. Joints shall be formed by cutting back on the previous day’s paving to expose the full depth of the
course. The exposed edge shall be lightly coated with bitumen emulsion before the fresh mixture is raked
against the joint and thoroughly tamped and rolled.
The placing of the course at transverse joint shall be as continuous as possible. The roller shall pass over
the unprotected end of the freshly laid premix only when discontinuing the laying of the course.
The placing of the course at longitudinal joint shall be as specified in such a manner that the joint is
exposed for the shortest period possible. The joint shall be placed so that it will not coincide with that in
the base, binder or existing surface course by at least 0.5m.
In a two layer construction, the longitudinal joint in the top layer shall be offset by at least 150mm from
that in the layer below. The joint at the top layer shall be at the centre line of the pavement if the roadway
is two lanes in width or at lane lines if the roadway is more than two lanes in width.
All joints shall be power saw-cut or constructed as specified or directed. Transverse joints shall be saw-cut
to form a wedge-shaped groove of 25mm depth and 75mm width to enable the newly laid asphaltic
concrete to flush with existing surface.
h Weather Limitations
Asphaltic concrete paving shall not be placed on any wet surface. No work shall commence when weather
condition prevents proper handling, compaction and finishing. All works shall be suspended when it is
raining and the plant-mixed asphalt concrete delivered to site shall be removed from the Site. The
Contractor shall not raise any claim in this connection.
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16.6.3 Quality Control


a Plant Control
The Engineer shall have free access to the batching plant at all times to make surprise checks. The
Contractor shall render all assistance and cooperation and provide all tools and equipment for any of the
tests to be carried out. Any material or mix found not conforming to this Specifications shall be rejected.
The Contractor shall take immediate steps to rectify and produce the correct mix before further loads are
delivered to Site.
The Contractor shall be deemed to have made the necessary allowance in his Lump Sum Tender Price for
all costs arising therefrom.
b Site Testing Equipment
The Contractor shall provide all necessary equipment for testing, checking and sampling at Site.The
Contractor shall also allow for the transportation of the samples to the laboratory for testing.
c Site Control
The Contractor shall ensure that all surfaces to be paved are cleaned. When laying on old pavements, care
must be taken to ensure that potholes are repaired, patches made and all loose materials removed.
The Contractor shall ensure that all necessary tools, machinery and equipment needed are on Site and in
good working order before allowing paving work to commence. A competent paver operator only shall be
allowed to operate the paving machine throughout the duration of the works.
The Engineer shall stop the paving works if at any time the paving and compaction are not done according
to the stipulated procedures. The Contractor shall take immediate action to rectify before work can be
allowed to resume. The Contractor shall not raise any claim for any delay arising therefrom.
Upon completion of the works, the Contractor shall take the appropriate measure to protect the work as
necessary. All plants, machineries or tools which can become a hazard for the safe passage of human or
vehicular traffic shall be removed.

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SECTION 17: DRAINAGE PIPES, OUTLET DRAINS AND CULVERTS


17.1 GENERALLY
All materials used for the construction and workmanship for drainworks shall generally comply with the
existing requirement of the relevant authorities.
17.2 SETTING OUT
The Contractor shall employ a qualified for the setting out and submit a copy of the setting out plan duly
endorsed to the Engineer for record. The Contractor shall ensure that the drains and drainage reserves are
properly set out and correctly aligned within the drainage reserve as indicated on the Drawings.
Any work not correctly aligned may have to be demolished and reconstructed at the Contractor’s own
costs and expenses as directed. If it is not possible or practical to reconstructed the misaligned drain and
provided that Local authorities has no objection, the Engineer may decide to allow for its retention subject
to the Contractor paying all survey and checking fees. However, if the misalignment of the constructed
drain resulted in the loss of land, the Contractor shall be required to compensate the Employer for the loss
of land rental computed for 50 years which shall be determined based on rates prevailing at the time of
computation for rental compensation.
17.3 EXCAVATION OF DRAINS
Excavation of drainage trenches shall be to the lines slopes, limits, configuration and gradients required
for the works. The trench bottom shall be of sufficient width to allow adequate space for workmen.
Unless otherwise specified, excavated materials shall not be deposited within 500mm of the edges of the
excavation or as directed. The sides of the excavation shall be supported by planking and strutting if
necessary to ensure safely and the speedly and proper execution of the work.
Trenches deeper than 1.5m must be provided with planking and strutting. Methods and materials for
planking and strutting are to be approved by the Engineer. The excavation shall be kept free from water by
pumping or other approved means.
In the event of excavation being made deeper than necessary, they shall be made up in grade 15 concrete
at the Contractor’s own expenses and costs.
17.4 EXISTING FENCES, WALLS, ETC
Where excavations are near to existing factory, building, boundary fencings or decorative walls, the
Contractor shall take all necessary care and precaution to preserve such existing structures. If necessary,
the Contractor shall erect temporary fencing, remove existing fence or wall etc and on completion to re-
erect such fencings or walls to quality equal to the original and made good all works disturbed all to the
satisfaction of the Engineer and the factory owners. The Employer shall not entertain any claim for extras
in this respect as the Contractor is deemed to have allowed for these in the Lump Sum Tender Price.
17.5 SHORING, SLIPS, FALLS AND UPHEAVAL ETC
Every precaution shall be taken by the Contractor against slips, falls and upheavals of earth etc in the
excavation by proper shoring, timbering etc. If any slip, fall or upheaval etc shall occur, the Contractor
must at once made good the same, including all surface restoration, all at the Contractor’s own cost and
expenses. If any such slip, fall or upheaval disturbs or affects any adjacent buildings or works, the
Contractor shall be fully responsible for the reinstatement or prepair cost to the disturbance or damage
caused by him and shall carry out such repairs or rectifications as directed by the Engineer.
17.6 TOPPING UP LOW LYING AREAS
Any suitable surplus earth resulting from the excavation of the proposed works shall be removed and used
to top up the surrounding low lying areas approved by the Engineer, or in an area as specified. In topping
up the low lying areas, the Contractor shall grade such areas in a systematic manner and in such a way
that there shall be no stagnation of water.
However, if instructed by the Engineer, the Contractor shall cart away any surplus earth, suitable or
otherwise to his own dumping ground (s).
The Contractor shall be deemed to have included for filling or carting of surplus earth in the Lump Sum
Tender Price.
17.7 CARTING AWAY OF EXCAVATED MATERIALS
If directed by the Engineer, the Contractor shall cart away the excavated materials immediately after
excavations, and no surcharge earth shall be allowed on both sides of the excavation so as to prevent slips
and fall of earth into the excavation. Carting away of earth to the Contractor’s own dumping ground (s)
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and backfilling of adjacent low lying areas as directed by the Engineer shall be deemed to be included in
the Lump Sum Tender Price.
17.8 DRAINAGE RESERVE AND ALIGNMENT
The Contractor shall ensure the alignment of drainage reserve and the outlet drain width are constructed to
that as proposed. Care and constant checking should be carried out to enable the setting out line to be
closed back by survey to the base line for each stretch of the drain construction.
17.9 DRAINAGE PROBLEMS
The Contractor shall include in his Lump Sum Tender Price all necessary works and costs incurred as a
result of clearing, cleaning and pumping of water that discharges from roadside or other temporary drains
into the excavation, to enable the works in the excavation to be constructed in the dry.
17.10 EARTH SCUPPER DRAINS
Where required or shown on the drawings, the Contractor shall excavate earth scupper drains to the
correct sections, levels, slopes, lines, limits, gradients, and alignment and shall trim and tamp the sides
and inverts properly to the satisfaction of the Engineer.
Other drains shall be provided at outlets and points of water concentration to lead the water clear of the
works to points of natural flow, into culverts or existing drainage system. As far as practicable, the drains
shall follow existing water courses and depressions in the nature surface or as directed by the Engineer.
17.11 ROADSIDE DRAINS
The roadside drains shall be constructed section by section as directed by the Engineer and shall be
generally completed before commencement of works on the carriageway and construction of kerbs.
17.12 PRECAST DRAINS
The precast drain units and sections shall be true to shape and of correct dimensions finish and
strengthened with correct reinforcements whenever required. All precast units shall first be approved for
used by the Engineer before they are incorporated in any part of the works.
17.13 LAYING PRECAST UNITS
Precast conduits shall be properly laid, bedded on a sand base of at least 75mm thick unless otherwise
stated, and joints grouted and pointed in cement mortar.
Side connections where required or shown on the drawings shall be formed and secured in concrete and/or
cement mortar, as directed and shall finish to a smooth, uniform and regular appearance.
All precast drains shall be laid to a fall as indicated on the Drawings or as directed by the Engineer.
17.14 GEOTEXTILES
Unless otherwise specified, geotextiles or geofabrics for use on roads or drains shall be non-woven and
shall be made of polypropylene, polyethylene, polyester or a combination of the aforesaid approved
materials.
Geotextiles shall not be susceptible to bacteria and fungus attack and shall be resistant to chemical action
and not affected by exposure to ultra violet light.
Where the geotextiles serve a separation or reinforcement function, Class A geotextiles shall be used.
Where the geotextiles serve a filtration function, Class B geotextiles shall be used. The Contractor shall
submit samples and technical details of the geotextiles for the Engineer’s approval before placing order.
All costs and expenses in carrying out all the tests as required shall be borne by the Contractor. The
Contractor shall submit method of laying and jointing to the Engineer for approval prior to
commencement of work.

Physical Properties Class of Geotextile Specifications


Class A Class B
Minimum unit weight, g/m2 125 50 ASTM D3776
Minimum Grab Tensile Strength, N 530 270 ASTM D1872
Minimum Elongation to Break, % 60 55 ASTM D1682
Minimum Mullen Burst Strength, N/mm2 1.10 0.50 ASTM D774
Minimum Trapezoidal tear Strength, N 180 80 ASTM 1117

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Water permeability cm/sec at 254mm 2.0  10-3 2.0  10-2 Manufacturer’s test
report to
17.15 BLOCK PITCHING TO DRAINS
Block pitching, where indicated, shall be granite blocks of size 200mm-300mm, selected, laid tightly and
hand pitched to the required depth to the vertical or slope sides in such a manner that a strong retaining
structure is obtained. The blocks shall be bedded in 1:3 cement mortar with the larger interstices wedged
and filled with crushed stones. The joints shall be pointed where indicated and weepholed shall be
provided at the appropriate intervals.
17.16 LAYING PRECAST BOX OR PIPE CULVERTS
Precast culverts shall be laid on a sand base of at least 150mm thick compacted and screeded off to the
required levels or as shown on the Drawings and directed by the Engineer.
In poor ground condition, the Contractor shall excavate and remove the poor quality soil to the depth as
required by the Engineer and replace the excavated materials with hardcore or other approved materials.
The materials must be laid and compacted in layers of approved thickness by approved mechanical
rammers.
17.17 TEST FOR PRECAST CONCRETE CULVERTS
The Engineer shall have access to the casting yards where the precast concrete culverts are being
manufactured. A copy of the manufacturer’s test certificate shall be provided to the Engineer on demand.
17.18 FABRICATED STEELWORKS
Fabricated steelworks eg railings etc shall be made from standard steel sections with dimensions,
tolerances and properties complying with the relevant standards and the section on Structural Steel Works
in this specification.
The Engineer or his representative shall have the right to enter the Contractor’s premises at all reasonable
times for the purpose of inspecting the fabrication works. Any works found defective or not in accordance
with the Drawings shall be rejected.
All steelworks shall be prepared or primed against corrosion in the workshop before delivery. All paints,
unless otherwise described shall comply with the relevant TCVN wherein applicable.
All steelworks delivered to site shall be kept clear of the ground and shall be laid out or stacked so as to
reduce to a minimum the amount of water or dirt that can accumulate on or against any of the surfaces.
Suitable packings shall be placed between layers of stacked steelworks.
All drain gratings shall be fabricated in heavy section steel to sizes and dimensions indicated on the
Drawings. The fabricated member shall then be galvanished for heavy duty purposes for incorporating
into the drain structure.
17.19 PAINTING OF STEELWORKS ETC
All painting works necessary for steelworks, railings, etc shall be subject to the approval of the Engineer
and the relevant Authorities. Painting works shall be made on clean and dry surfaces. The surface to be
painted shall be scraped and wire-brushed. All paints shall be delivered to Site in manufacturer’s sealed
containers and are to be opened in the presence of the Engineer or his representatives.
The various coats of the painting shall be of a different shade. The final finishing coats shall be of the
colour and shade approved by Engineer.
On completion of the works, the Contractor shall touch up or repaint the whole railings and steelwork
after de-rusting before the inspection and taking over by the relevant Authorities.
17.20 CASTING BEDS, MOULDS AND FORMWORK
17.20.1 Casting Beds
Casting beds shall be properly levelled and aligned, and so disposed that no process being carried out on
any unit will interfere with or adversely affect adjacent castings or operations. Adequate weather
protection shall be provided where necessary in order to achieve the specified quality of product.
17.20.2 Moulds and Formwork
Construction of moulds and formwork shall be designed and constructed by skilled craftsman such that
the same set of moulds can be used repetitively for other precast cantilever sections of varying heights.
The moulds and form shall be sufficiently rigid not to deform and sufficiently tight to prevent loss of
grout or mortar from the concrete, at all stages and for all methods of placing and compacting.
Metal moulds shall be used in order to achieve a good finishing surface.

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17.20.3 Cleaning and Treatment of Forms.


All rubbish shall be removed from the interior of the forms before the concrete is placed. The faces of the
moulds or formwork in contact with the concrete shall be clean and treated with suitable release agent,
where applicable. Care shall be taken such that agents are uniformly applied without excess which might
mar the surface, and kept out of contact with any reinforcement.
17.20.4 Holding Members
Provision shall be made to hold firmly and maintain in position all projecting reinforcement or other
interconnecting devices together with bolts, fixing blocks etc so that they are within the specified
tolerances.
17.20.5 Mould Oil
Mould oil or release agent shall be of the approved type. The Contractor shall be required to submit
details of type and proprietary brand and obtain the approval of the Engineer before using the product.
17.21 BOX OUT IN REINFORCED CONCRETE DRAINS
As depicted in the Drawings, box out in reinforced concrete drains are to be made to enable future
connection of scupper pipes into the reinforced concrete drains. The Contractor shall include in his Lump
Sum Tender Price for such works and ensure that these box-outs are properly located lengthwise as well
as giving the correct inverts.
17.22 REINFORCEMENT FOR CAST-IN-SITU DRAINS
For cast-in-situ drains, the Contractor may be allowed to use either steel bar reinforcement to any drain
depth or steel fabric reinforcement to drain depth not exceeding 1.6m all at the same Lump Sum Tender
Price. Prior written approval must be obtained from the Engineer.
Where steel fabric reinforcement is used, the main reinforcement bar diameter shall be the same as that
for the steel bar reinforcement indicated specified.
17.23 HARDCORE/GRAVEL PACKING
All hardcore/gravel packing to be placed along the length of drains shall be crushed granite stone, broken
bricks or other approved materials of uniformly graded dimension varying from 50mm to 100mm. The
packing shall have a section of 300  300mm or as shown on the Drawings.
17.24 CONSTRUCTION OF OUTFALL STRUCTURES
Where outfall structures are provided for outlet drains, the Contractor shall be required to construct
cofferdam or other structure water from the works. A joint pre-construction hydrographic sounding
survey shall be carrying out by the Contractor’s and Employer’s Surveyors and shall serve as a record of
the existing levels around the outfall structure area. The Contractor shall request for the survey when he is
ready to carry out the Works.
Where poor materials are encountered, the Contractor shall be responsible to remove such material and
replace with approved materials before construction of the outfall.
Upon completion, the Contractor shall remove the cofferdam and dredge and remove whatever materials
from the surrounding seabed and restore it to a level not shallower than that shown on the pre-construction
hydrographic sounding.
A joint post-dredging survey shall be conducted to determine whether the surrounding area had been
properly dredged. The Contractor shall continue to remove any high spots detected by the survey and
repeat the removal of high spots until the result of the post-dredging survey are to the satisfaction of the
Engineer, all at the Contractor’s own cost.
The Contractor shall provide Qualified Surveyors for the joint surveys and provide all the necessary boats,
equipments, labour, pegs, markers etc and all costs inccured shall be included in the Lump Sum Tender
Price.
The Employer shall be responsible for the costs for the provision of its own Survey for the pre-
construction survey and one post-dredging survey.
The Contractor shall be charged for the cost of providing Employer’s Surveyors for each subsequent post-
dredging survey should there be more than one post-dredging survey required.
17.25 DESILTING OF DRAINS
The Contractor shall desilt and maintain all the completed drains including culverts, outfall structures and
sumps during the construction and Defects Liability Period. All the drains and culverts shall be
maintained in a tidy and clean condition. In addition to the above, it is required that before each inspection
by the relevant authorities, the Contractor shall desilt, repair all sunken areas, patch up and compact the
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waterlogged areas until the drains and culverts are successfully handed over to the relevant Authorities.
Such works shall be to the entire satisfaction of the Engineer and the relevant authorities.
Should the Contractor fail to maintain and repair such works after receiving directions from the Engineer,
the Employer shall reserve the right to engage another contractor to do such works and all expenses and
costs shall be borne by the Contractor. The costs and expenses shall be redeemed from the Contractor.
17.26 HANDING OVER OF CONSTRUCTED DRAINS
On completion of the construction of such drains, the Contractor shall notify the Engineer that the
completed drains are ready for inspection by relevant authorities. He is required to attend the inspection(s)
until the drains are satisfactorily handed over to the relevant Authorities.
Should the authorities find the constructed drains acceptable to them, then the date of the letter from the
authorities confirming to the Employer that the said drain has been taken over shall be taken as the date of
commencement of the Defects Liability Period of the constructed drains. During the Defects Liability
Period, the Contractor shall maintain the whole width of the drainage reserve of the drains. The
maintenance activities consist of patching up of sunken areas and other works that may be directed by the
Engineer or comments received from the relevant authorities. Such expenses incurred shall be included in
the Lump Sum Tender Price.
Should however the constructed drains be not acceptable to the relevant authorities after the completion of
the drains either through encroachment, alignment, uneven finishing, sunken areas, gradient inverts not
constructed to the proposed, rolled and turfed areas not properly compacted, etc, the Contractor shall
immediately rectify such defects. Upon completion of all such defects, the Contractor shall arrange for
inspection unit local authorities confirms that the drains are acceptable. On receipt of the certification of
the taking over letter by relevant authorities, only then the Defects Liability Period shall commence.
17.27 COFFERDAMS
The Contractor shall submit his proposal for any cofferdam, duly endorsed by a Qualified Institution. Any
proposal for cofferdams shall not be implemented without the prior written approval of the Engineer. The
proposal shall include the method of construction, materials used, width, height length and location of the
cofferdams.

17.28 PROTECTION OF WORK


The Contractor shall, at his own expense, protect all works liable to damage either by the tide, weather or
by the method adopted for the execution.
17.29 PREVENTION OF FLOTATION
The Contractor shall note that the drain structures or culvert may not be heavy enough to resist the
possible uplift due to water pressure until the structure, soil cover and backfilling have been completed.
The Contractor shall make adequate arrangements and adopt approved means to ensure the stability of the
temporary or permanent works and rectify all damages at his own cost and expenses.
17.30 CLAY BRICKS
All bricks shall be hard, well burnt bricks and shall be of a standard size of 215  102.5  65mm thick or
modular size of 190  90  90mm thick or 290  90  90mm thick and shall be obtained from an
approved manufacturer.
The actual size of bricks shall be subject to the approval of the Engineer.
17.31 TIMBER ON DRAINWALLS
All timber used for timbering of excavation or shoring shall be as specified in the Section on Sewerage
Works of this Specifications.
17.32 BACKFILLING OF DRAINAGE TRENCHES
No trench shall be backfilled until after the drain therein has been tested and approved .
Backfill shall be placed in horizontal layers of thickness appropriate to the compacting plant used. It shall
be compacted with care to the required density but excessive compaction shall be avoided.
No fill shall be placed against concrete structures within 21 days after placing concrete unless the
Contractor has provided, at his own expenses sufficient supports to the walls to the approval of the
Engineer.
17.33 GALVANIZED LADDER

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The galvanized ladder of the concrete length shall be affixed at the locations and intervals as indicated on
the Drawings and as required by the relevant authorities.

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17.34 MAINTENANCE OF COMPLETED DRAINS


The Contractor shall be responsible to make good all settlements adjacent to the drains constructed
including damage or tilts to railings or fencing of the adjacent during the Contract Period and Defects
Liability Period.
The Contractor, at his own expense, shall also be responsible to desilt the drain at regular intervals or
when required for inspection as directed by the Engineer. Such desilting shall include the desilting of
drain under bridges, culverts or temporary crossings along the drain irrespective of whether these
structures were constructed under his Contract or not. The Contractor shall also desilt 50m upstream and
downstream of the drain constructed under this Contract for the inspection all at his own costs.
The Contractor shall paint and touch up all painted steelworks, repair and rectify damaged or dead turf
and carry out the necessary grass cutting within the drainage reserve for the inspection/reinspection for the
handing over of the drain to the relevant authorities.

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SECTION 18: WATER SUPPLY SYSTEM


18.1 General:
The works include the furnishing of all the equipment, materials, labour, testing and supervision required
to complete the following works in compliance with the drawings and the relevant sections of the
specification
18.2 Excavation:
Excavation and backfilling of trenches shall be as specified in SECTION 1
18.3 Handling and Installation of Pipes and Fittings:
Care shall be taken during loading, transporting and unloading to prevent damage to the pipes, fittings and
accessories.
Pipes, fittings and accessories shall
 Not be dropped
 Be examined before laying, and no piece shall be installed which is found to be defective.
 Be thoroughly cleaned before laying
 Be kept clean until they are used in the work and when laid shall conform to the lines and grades
required.
In laying, a firm, even bearing shall be obtained throughout the length of the pipe, sand being tamped and
compacted in layers to satisfaction at the side of the pipe up to 300 mm above the top of the pipe. The
back filling shall be sand in compacted layers of 300 mm each.
Concrete thrust blocks shall be installed at fittings as indicated in the Drawings. The concrete backing
shall be poured directly against undisturbed earth
18.4 Ductile iron
General.
All piping shall be designed for a minimum working internal pressure of 10.0 kg/sq cm, unless noted
otherwise.
Pipe shall be plain end and supplied in lengths, not less than 4 m but not more than 9 m. Each length shall
be supplied with a mechanical coupling.
Materials.
Steel pipes shall be either “fabricated Electrically Welded steel Water Pipe” of “Mill-type Water pipe”
Joints.
The joint shall be by mechanical coupling. All joints shall be designed to have the same characteristics
and strength as the connecting pipe.
Flexible couplings shall be used to prevent transmission of vibrations into the structure.
Hydrostatic Pressure Test.
Before application of coatings and linings, each pipe and fitting shall have undergone the hydrostatic
pressure test.
Tolerances on thickness of steel plates, Pages and coils shall be – 0.25 mm.
Tolerances on length of pipe shall be +/- 50.0 mm
Marking.
Manufacturer certificate.
18.5 Galvanised Steel Pipes
Materials.
All galvanised steel pipe shall conform to BS 1387” Steel Tubes and Tubulars Suitable for screwing to
BS.21 pipe thread”
Pipe shall be supplied in full lengths of not less than 6.0 meters.
Galvanised.
The pipe shall be galvanised before threading.
Joints
Fittings
Tolerances.
The tolerances on wall thickness of the pipe shall be – 10% and no limit for positive percentage.
Marking.

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Manufacturer certificate.
18.6 Flange Joints
Flange joints shall be furnished complete with gaskets, bolts and nuts.
18.7 Valves
Isolating valves at the yard, pump station and reservoirs shall be gate valves of double disc type. Valves
for installation in the pipe network at the yard shall have plain pipe end suitable for sleeve joint
connections. Valves for installation in the pump station of reservoir piping shall have flanged connections.
Float actuated inlet valves shall be double seat globe valves. The float lever arm and hinge point shall be
selected to close the valve at a high reservoir level. The float position shall be adjustable to set it at the
requirement maximum reservoir level. To avoid oscillating of the float induced by the water inflow the
float shall be in a PVC pipe of suitable diameter and length (stilling pipe)
Valves for galvanised steel pipe shall be bronze body and shall be non-rising stem, solid wedge sisc,
screwed bonnet and screwed ends.
Valves shall be designed for a minimum working pressure of 8.5 kg/sqcm.
The diameter of waterway shall not be less than the full nominal diameter of the valve.
Valves shall be made of bronze with the mechanical properties of bronze as follows:
Tensile strength, min 21.1 kg/mm.
Yield strength, min, 9.8 kg/mm
Elongation in 50mm, min. 20%.
Hydrostatic Pressure Testing shall be carried out as follows:
Leakage Test 8.5 kg/sq cm,
Hydrostatic Test 17.5 kg/sq cm
18.8 Installation of Valves
Gate valves boxes shall be set with the stem vertically aligned in the center of the gate box. Valves shall
be set in concrete blocks as shown on the Drawings. The gate box shall be supported during backfilling
and maintained in vertical alignment with the top lush with finish grade. Gate valves shall be checked for
any operating problems prior to installation in the pipeline.
The location and details of air release valves are shown on the Drawings
18.9 Hydrostatic Testing
The test shall be performed during the daytime.
After completion the pipes shall be subjected to a pressure test with a test pressure of at least 1.5 times the
maximum working pressure. The duration of the pressure test shall be a minimum of two hours.
Water services shall not show any leakage when subjected to a hydrostatic pressure indicated for a period
of not less than 30min.
The duration the leakage test shall be 2 hours. Leakage shall be measured by a calibrated meter or other
means approved.
Maximum allowable leakage shall be determined by the following equation:
L=ND(P)1/2 / 18,000
L=Allowable leakage in liter per hour
N=Number of joints
P= Pressure during test in kg/sqcm
D=Diameter in millimeter
Steel pipe with welded joints shall have zero leakage.
Joints with double rubber gaskets shall be counted twice but additional gasket shall not be counted.
Flanged joints shall be counted as one joint.
Tests shall be repeated until a successful test has been made.

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12. MATERIAL BRANDNAME

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BRANDNAME FOR CIVIL, MATERIAL


But not limited with approval by Engineer as same quality
ITEM MATERIAL BRAND/SUPPLIER
S
1 Cement / Ximăng Holcim/Ha Tien/Nghi Son
2 White Cement / Ximăng trắng Holcim/Ha Tien/Nghi Son
3 Ready Mixed Concrete / bêtông trộn sẵn Le Phan/Yamaken/Uni-Eastern

4 Sand / cát Tan Ba/Tan Van


5 Agg 1x2, 0x4 / Đá 1x2, 0x4 Hóa An, Bình Dương (nhóm I)
6 Brick Tunnel Brick with Testing
Certificate
7 Claytile (22 pieces/m2) Dong Tam/DongNai
8 Gypsumboard ceiling 12mm thk Lafarge / Vinh Tuong
9 Mineral board 600x600 / Trần sợi khoáng 600x600 USG, Armstrong
10 Ceiling powder coating exposed tee / Khung trần sơn Lafarge / Vinh Tuong
tĩnh điện
11 Waterproofing nylon sheet for ground slab Equal quality of uPVC sheet 0.2
mm thickness
12 Rebar / Cốt thép Posmina / SSC / Vina Kyoei
13 Welded wire mesh fabric / Tấm lưới thép hàn sẵn VRC / HLC
14 Temper glass 10mm thk / Kính cường lực dày 10mm SunGlass / KINH AN TOAN
Thuận Thành/Phú Phong
15 Transparent glass 5mm thk / Kính trong dày 5mm SunGlass / KINH AN TOAN
Thuận Thành/Phú Phong
16 Powder coating aluminium window 1.2 ~ 1.4mm thk Vijalco/Tung kuang/Tung shin
/hệ cửa sổ nhôm đố 1.2-1.4mm
17 Powder coating aluminium door 1.4mm thk hệ cửa Vijalco/Tung kuang/Tung shin
nhôm đố 1.4mm
18 Ventilated Roller Shutter Door/ Cửa cuốn khe thoáng Vinasanwa, Austdoor / Alulux

20 Emulsion paint and mastic / Sơn nước và matic Nippon/ICI/SW


21 Steel pipe / Ống thép Saigon Pipe
23 Water proofing layer for RC roof / Lớp chống thấm cho Sika/Miwa/Xypex
sàn mái BTCT
26 PVC pipe / Ống PVC Dat Hoa/ Binh Minh

27 PPR pipe / Ống PPR Dat Hoa/ Binh Minh

27 Toilet's light partition / Vách ngăn nhẹ trong vệ sinh compact laminate 12mm thickness

28 Lavatory basin / Bồn cầu Inax or equivalent

29 Hand-wash basin with pedestal / Bồn rửa tay có bệ đá Inax or equivalent

30 Urinal / Âu tiểu Inax or equivalent

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31 Frameless mirror with beveled edge / Gương không Dinh Quoc/TAV


khung, vát cạnh
32 Vanity top and basin/ Vòi nước bệ rửa tay Inax or equivalent

33 Water tap point/Vòi nước Inax or equivalent

34 Paper holder Inax or equivalent

35 Anti-slip ceramic tile 250x250 (floor finishing) and Đồng Tâm /White Horse
ceramic tile 250x400(wall paving)
36 ceramic 400x400 including skirting Đồng Tâm /White Horse

37 Homogenous 600x600 including skirting Đồng Tâm /White Horse

38 Granite Natural granite stone - dark color

40 Insulation layer: Glass wood 16kg/m3 - 50mm Phuong Nhu/ Tekcom/Cat Tuong
thickness with wire mesh and one-side aluminum foil
41 Hardener 4kg/m2 Green SIKA/BASF
42 Metal Roof Posvina, Hoa Sen; Bare galvanised
0.48mm thickness APT- Kliplok
type
43 Metal Cladding Posvina, Hoa Sen Color Bond
0.48mm thickness Corrugated 9-
ribs type
44 Steel sheet ( type CCT38) Ra≥2400 kg/cm2 Any Japan/Korea

45 Flange-web welding line Any but double-side continuous


line
46 Shot blasting standard for Steel structure Any but SA 2.0

47 Alkyd painting for steel (2 primer coat, 1 finishing coat Nippon /Azo Nobel
with total thickness not less than 135micron)
48 High-strength Bolt , Ra≥4000 kg/cm2 Pass TCVN 8.8

49 Purlin Ra≥2100 kg/cm2 Any but Mild steel paint

50 Anchor bolt with hot-dipped galvanized thread Any but Ra ≥3400 kg/cm2

51 Cage ladder Any but Hot-dip galvanized


52 HDPE pipe (one layer) / Ống HDPE 1 lớp Dat Hoa/Bình Minh
53 RC pipe (heavy duty for road crossing and light duty for Hung Vuong or equivalent
walkway)
54 GI pipe or Ductile Iron Pipe ( PN 15 bar min) Sài Gòn Pipe/WASIN

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13. GENERAL ENVIRONMENTAL, HEALTH AND


SAFETY ( HSE) RULES AND REGULATION

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1. GENERAL

The Contractor will be responsible for the monitoring of all activeties by the Contractor and all the
Sub contractos used on the project to ensure compliance of the listed HSE and work rules started in the
contract. The Contractor shall take reasonable precautions for the HSE of and shall provide all
reasonable protection to prevent damage, injury, or loss to:

a) All employees on the job site and other person who maybe be affected by it.
b) All the materials and the equipment to be incorporated into the job site, whether under the care,
custody or control of the Contractor or any of his Sub Contractor. Other property at or adjacent to
the site including trees, shrubs lawns, walks pavement, roadways, structures, and utilities not to be
remove, relocated or replaced in the course of construction.
c) The Environment including but limiting to waste prevent/ minimization, environment pollution and
control.
d) The Contractor shall exercise the utmost care in the use and storage of hazardous substances and
materals.

2. ADDITIONAL CONSTRUCTION GUIDELINES

a) All workers entering the work area shall attend an HSE induction Course.
b) All workers shall display uniform at all times.
c) HSE and quality are top priorities.
d) Workers shall be responsible for confirmation of locations of emergency exits, fire extinguishers,
and emergency gathering places.
e) Earch person shall be aware of his work hazards and control measures and surroundings. Restricted
area shall be set up under mechanical guard or watchman if hazards warrant.
f) Drugs and alcohol are strictly prohibited on the site.
g) All tools, equipment, and instrument may be inspected and shall be in proper working order.
h) Chemicals shall be approved before being brought the work area. All chemicals shall be labeled and
in approved container and storage cabinets.
i) Piping, conduit, or pipe racks shall not be used as a ladder or support for scaffolding.
j) Overhead pipes shall not be used as a mean of support when climbing or reaching up to a higher
level. Pipes shall not be used as a support for bridge to another area, or as support for other services.

k) Construction materials shall not be carried above shoulder level within the building where there is a
chance of hitting existing plumbing or damage to existing structure.
l) Eating and the use of tobacco products within the building construction area is strictly prohibited.
Designated areas shall be assigned for this purpose.
m) Work area shall be cleaned at the of each shift. All excess meterials and debris especially wood and
cardboard shall be removed from the work area a soon as possible.
n) Approved hard hat. Safety belt and safety glasses shall be worn at all times within the construction
areas. Additional safety equipment shall be worn as required by the job task, working environment,
or local regulations.
o) Poor quality workmanship will not be tolerated.
p) Workers shall not touch equipment, instruments, or utilities which they are not personally requested
to work on/with.
q) Temporary electrical lines shall be securely hung and supported.
r) A minimum of 2 fire extingguishers shall be available within 30 metre when any flame of welding
is performed.

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3. SAFETY PENALTY SYSTEM ON INFRINGEMENT OF SAFETY RULES/ REGULATIONS

NOTE: The consultant reserves the right to amend/ forego the above mentioned guidelines without
giving reason the right to impose heavier penalties. If deemed necessary for the general safety
interest of the project.

SAFETY PROVISION IN CONTRACT DOCUMENT

1. Site HSE Measures

The Contractor shall allow for the compliance with the statutory Laws and regulation;
workplace Safety & Health Act & subsidiary legislations Environment Public Health Act and
Environment Pollution Control Act. ( hereafter referred to as the Act”) and the provition of the
WSH Regulations ( hereafter referred to as the Regulations”) and any amendment or re-enactment
thereto. It shall be the duty of the Contractor to comply with such requirements of the regulations as
affect him or any person or persons employed by him. The Contractor shall not permit any person to
do anything not in accordance with the generally accepted principles of sefe sound practice.
The Contractor shall ensure a safe environment including member of the public on the site at all
times.
The Contractor shall ensure that the requirements of the Regulations are strictly complied at all
times.

1.1 Personal Protective Equipment

The Contractor shall provide are maintain suitable personal protective equipment to all
workmen employed on the site. The Contractor shall ensure that such personal protective
equipment comply with the requirement of the regulations. The Contractor shall also ensure that
the equipment is properly used by the workmen during the course of work. The Contractor shall
record the issuance of all equipment to his workmen in the prescribed forms and such forms
shall be kept in the site office and made available for inspection at all times.

1.2 Barricade to Opening, Voids and the open Sides of Building

The Contractor shall barricade all openings, internal voids and the open buildings where a
workmen is liable to fall a distance of more than 2m. the barricade shall be at least 1m hight,
with mid rail and toe boards and shall have sufficient trength and rigidity to withstand a load of
50kg

1.3 Contractor Safety Supervisor

 Building safety plan.


 To supervise HSE and promote safety conduct.
 To inspect and rectify any unsafe place of work.
 To correct any unsafe practice.

1.4 Housekeeping

The Contractor shall maintain and ensure a safety working environment by keeping the site neat
and tidy, and free from all hazards and debris. Materials shall be stacked up safety. All
workstations and accesses thereto shall be kept free from hazards and debris.

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2. Safety Infringement

The Contractor shall comply with the HSE requirements. The Consultant will conduct regular
inspection on the provision of the HSE measures with the Contractor’s safety supervisor.
The Consultant may consider stopped all work to continue. In such events, the Contractor shall not be
entitled to any claims for compensation or extension of time for completion.
Upon any accident or mishap occurring on the Site, The Consultant or any Competent Authority
may order a total or partial stoppage of the Works, depending on the nature and extent of the accident/
mishap, unsafe act and condition to allow investigations and/ or to carry out remedial measures. In such
cases, the Contactor shall not be entitled to any claims for compensation or extension of time for
completion.
 Fatal accident, if the The Consultant or Competent Authority is of the opinion that the accident
is the result the defaults, acts, omissions or negligence, in part or in whole, of the Contractor
 Accident injuring a person or persons, if the The Consultant or Competent Authority is of the
opinion that the accident is the result of objects falling from height
 Other accident which The Consultant or Competent Authority is of the opinion that the accident
is the result of the Contractor to provide necessary and sufficient safety measures stipulated in
the Contractor or by any legislation.
 Unsafe act or conditions or non-compliance of statutory requirements or The Consultant’s safe
practices.

2.1. Procedures on the safety infringement penalty system purpose

The purpose of this procedure in sefety infringement penalty is;


1) To establish a proper procedure in penalizing contractors and personnel on site who violate
safety rules and regulations.
2) To formulate a procedure in recording offences, preparing penalty notices, back charge
notices for the system.
definition of terms

Violation: An infringement, violation or offence pertaining to safe practices, safety rules &
regulations.

Penalty: A punishment in term of fine or termination of service or presence on site for


safety violation.

Fine : A monetary penalty whereby a sum stated in the penalty notice shall be deducted
from the regular progress claim from The Consultant.

Termination of Services: To dismiss, remove, bar or stop worker or staff or Contractor


from working at site.

Penalty notice: A notice to notify or inform Contractor of his safety violation on site or any
of his worker who violates safety rules on site.

Minor offences: As defined and listed on the attached list of safety infringements.
Safety Meeting & inspection: safety meeting & inspection plan by the Main Contractor
safety Dept in the respective site safety programmed.

2.2. procedure

1. The safety penalty system is applicable to all staff ( inclusive of staff from client),
Contractors and/or worker who create unsafe codition or engage in unsafe practices
working at site.
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2. Main Contractor employees ( Supervisor & above) at the worksite shall have the
authority to impose citation/ fine to any individual or company for committing an
unsafe act.

3. In the event of unsafe act being stotted, a recommendation of a safety citation shall be
submitted to The Consultant safety dept upon receiving the information shall be
authorized to impose a fine based on the penalty system chart.

4. Only Project manager is empowered to waive, reduce or increase the amount of fine
recommended.

5. The penalty system is only a guideline, it si subject to change without notice as and
whem required in accordance with the regulations impose by the relevant authorities or
as The Consultant deemed approriate.
2.3. Safety Promotion

All fines collected shall be used for the promotion of safety at the worksite. List of safety
infringement.
The following minor offences carry the following fines:
VND 500.000 maximum for 1st Offence and VND 500.000 minimum+ barred from
site for 2nd offence.

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S/NO. MINOR OFFENCES


1. Personal protective Equipment
a. Failure to wear safety helmet, safety boots/shoes when entering the site.
b. Failure to wear/use personal protective equipment(PPE) safety helmet, safety belt,
safety shoes, safety goggles, mask.
c. Failure to wear/use personal protective equipment (PPE) e.g. safety helmet, safety
belt, safety shoes, safety goggles, mask or respirator when required at work.
d. Wearing damaged personal protective equipment.
e. Improper usage of personal protective equipment.
2. 6. Working
Liftingat Height
a. a.Failure
Using to faulty
anchorlifting
safetygears
belt.
b. b.Failure to provide life line/guard-rail.
Lifting without a qualified lifting supervisor, rigger and signalman.
c. c.Failure to provide
Standing on/underbarricade to prevent
suspended loads.person from falling.
d. d.Providing improper barricade.
Interfering/arguing with riggers or lifting supervisors concerning lifting.
3. Scaffolds
e. Using lifting gears that have not been certified and registered.
7. a. Egress
Providing unsafe
/Access andscaffolds for workers.
Housekeeping
b. a.Pushing
Placing live wires and cablesworker(s)
mobile scaffolds while is ridding on it.
on the ground.
c. b.Cross-bracing not provided on standards.
Stacking materials/equipments in an improper manner and place.
d. c.Mobile scaffolds
Placing higher than 3 times
materials/equipment in such base
a waydimension
that it is(width) without
obstructing outriggers or
the egress/access.
tied to structure.
d. Littering and/or lacking of housekeeping after work.
e. e.Standards
Throwing without base plates. down from height and not through rubbish chutes.
materials/debris
f. f.Loose planks on scaffolds.
Leaving materials on working platform.
g. g.Standards
Storingwithout guardrail/
chemicals/ materialslife at
line.
undesignated areas.
8. h. Tools
Scaffolds without weekly
Machinery/ Equipment inspection by scaffold supervisors.
i. a.Working platform less than 500mm.
Using rotating cutter machinery such as hand grinder without protective guards.
j. b.Timber
Using planks
ramset forgun
working
or power platform
tools less
whichthan 3.5”registered
is not in thickness.
and without a licence.
4. Ladders
c. Leaving ‘live’ tools/appliances unattended.
a. d.Using unsoundtools
Throwing ladders.
or materials to one another.
b. e.EndFailure
of ladders not
to switch protruding
off tools, 1m above edge
machinery or landingafter
or equipment and work.
properly secured.
c. f.Placing ladders in an
Working with faulty tools.unsafe manner for usage.
5. Hotg.Works
Unauthorized use of tools, machinery or equipment.
a. h.NotOperating
providingequipment/machinery
fire extinguisher during hot work.
at unsafe speed.
b. i.Using
Tampering with electrical appliances.the installation of flash back arrestors and
gas-welding equipment without
j.regulators.
Improper use of compressed air.
c. k.Placing
Unusingcombustible gas cylinders inside basements.
3 pin plugs.
d. l.Using leaking or damaged
Connecting bare wires into hoses for gas welding.
sockets.
9. e. Excavation
Not using proper face shield when doing arc welding.
f. a.Failure to tidy
Failure up welding
to provide shoringequipment after more
for trenches usage.than 1.5m.
g. b.GasFailure
cylinders left unsecured
to barricade trenches. and unattended or lying down horizontally,
h. c.GasFail
cylinders installed with faulty regulators.
to provide proper access into and egress from the trenches.
i. d.Doing hot work
Provide in a confined
improper barricades. space without testing the composition of gases of the
confined space.
e. Fail to comply with the Professional Engineer requirements for trenches more than
4m deep.
10. Permit to Work System
a. Carrying out job without obtaining the required permits, i.e. hot work permit,
confined space entry permit, permit to work and etc.
b. Failure to place the permit at work location.
c. Failure to comply with the safety requirements in the permit.
11. Others
a. Horseplay.
b. Smoking at undesignated smoking areas.
c. Urinating at places except the toilets.
d. Working in unsafe manner and failure to observe /comply with safety signs.
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g. Climbing over fences.
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The following MAJOR OFFENCES carry a penalty of VND 1.000.000 minimum for offender(s):

S/NO. MAJOR OFFENCES


1. Threatening, attempting to threaten, abusing with words or signs on EHS personnel or any
supervisory staff in the course of their duties.
2. Creating unsafe environment at workplace which may result in serious injuries/ accidents or
endangering life and safety of others.
3. Failure to comply with instructions from EHS personnel or any supervisory staff which may
result in injuries or danger to others or damages to property.
5. Failure to take fire/safety measures resulting in serious accidents/damages to property.
6. Removing safety signboards, barricades and/or safety equipment on site
7. Failure to provide safe working environment.

Penalty for Contractors’ Safety Supervisors/Representatives:


S/NO. OFFENCES FINES IMPOSED
1. Failure to attend weekly site inspection VND 500.000
2. Failure to attend Monthly EHS Committee Meeting. VND 1.000.000
3. Failure to attend Weekly Mass EHS Talk VND 1.000.000
4. Failure to attend Site Inspection before the Monthly EHS VND 1.000.000
Committee Meeting
Note: The above penalty may be amended without prior notice to contractors.

TYPE OF ACCIDENTS
S/NO. OFFENCES FINES IMPOSED
1. Any minor accidents (3 day or less medical leaves) resulting VND 3.000.000
from an unsafe act, lack of PPE provision and supervision minimum payable by
from their immediate superiors. the respective
contractors.
2. Any reportable accidents (more than 3 day medical leaves) VND 5.000.000
resulting from an unsafe/environment, lack of PPE provision minimum + amount of
and supervision from their immediate superiors. citation/ fines imposed
by the authority
payable by the
respective contractors.

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3. Any fatal accidents resulting from an unsafe act/environment, VND 10.000.000


lack of PPE provision and supervision from their immediate minimum + amount of
superiors. citation/ fines imposed
by the authority
payable by the
respective contractors.
4. Any dangerous occurrence reportable to Ministry of Labor VND 5.000.000
(MOL) resulting from an unsafe act, lack of PPE provision minimum + amount of
and supervision from their immediate superiors. citation/ fines imposed
by the authority
payable by the
respective contractors.
5. Any near misses which may result in serious injuries resulting VND 3.000.000
from an unsafe act, lack of PPE provision an supervision from minimum + amount of
their immediate superiors. citation/fines impose by
the authority payable by
the respective
contractors.

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14. EVALUATION SCHEDULE ON TENDER

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Base on the submission of Tenderer, the Tender Committee will evaluate the qualification of Tenderer
not only the price but also the technical performance. The evaluation schedule below is the basic to
evaluate. The Counterweight factors are decided by the Tender Committee.

No. Norm evaluate Max. Detail


Mark Mark

I Experience 100
1.1 Experience in Vietnam market 50
o Have done 3 or more project recently in Vietnam 50
o Have done from 1 to 2 project recently in Vietnam 30
o Have done no project recently in Vietnam 10
1.2 List of past Projects that executed in last 2 years having nature similar the
package
50
(have same Contract Amount or Project Scale or Project Character in any
country)
o Have done 3 or more projects 50
o Have done from 1 to 2 projects 30
o Have done no project 10
II Technical Ability 100
2.1 Execution Schedule
50
o Catch up the Building schedule 35
o Catch up the Infrastructure schedule 15
o Can not catch up the Building schedule 0
o Can not catch up the Infrastructure schedule 0

2.2 Manpower
50
o Site Manager have more than 15 years experiences in equivalent
projects 25
o Site Team have more than 10 members with average 8 years 25
experience
o Site Manager have more than 10 years experiences in equivalent
projects 15
o Site Team have more than 7 members with average 5 years 15
experience
o Site Manager have more than 5 years experiences in equivalent
projects 5
o Site Team have more than 4 members with average 3 years 5
experience
III Financial Capacity
100
3.1 Financial support from Bank 50
o Financial support equivalent to package’s value 50
o Financial support equivalent to 50% package’s value 25
o No have 5
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EMPLOYER: EXEL PLASTECH CO., LTD
PROJECT : EXEL PLASTECH FACTORY
PACKAGE: CIVIL WORKS

No. Norm evaluate Max. Detail


Mark Mark
Financial Audit report
3.2 50
- Working capital equivalent to package’s value 50
- Working capital less than 80% package’s value 25
- Working capital less than 50% package’s value 5
IV Price Comparison
100
o Equal to the Engineer’s estimations: 85 marks
85
o One less percentage than Engineer’s estimations, ten more marks
will be increased accordingly but not over 100 marks.

o One more percentage than Engineer’s estimations, ten less marks


will be decreased accordingly but not less than 0 mark.

145