HCM City penalizes a contractor of East- West Highway project

Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee has decided to penalize a construction company over VND20 million (US$1,000) because it did not implement some regulations on technical infrastructure construction management.

East - West Highway in Ho Chi Minh City

The General Company of Construction No.1 is contractor of a road, which connect Thu Thiem Tunnel and East – West Highway in the first stage.

The company assigned a person, who does not have practice certificates for construction supervision, to become head of the project’s construction supervision.

The company also did not buy occupational liability insurance for five advisory packages including technical design and geological survey.

The General Company of Construction No.1, a large corporation of the Ministry of Construction, is the contractor of numerous big construction projects in the southern and central regions of Vietnam. The company is composed of various member companies and a perfect managerial organization and production system.

By Quoc Hung- Translated by Le Thu

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