Tag: bechtel
Macedonia 26.07.21 | 12:25

Anti-Corruption Commission challenges the “Bechtel law” before the Constitutional Court

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) challenged the “Bechtel law” before the Constitutional Court. Under the law, the US construction giant is given exclusive right to build three significant highway links in Macedonia – Gostivar – Kicevo, Prilep – Bitola and from...

Macedonia Economy 16.07.21 | 13:23

Anti-Corruption Commission calls on President Pendarovski not to sign the law that would give Bechtel exclusive right to build three highways

The State Anti-Corruption Commission (DKSK) called on President Stevo Pendarovski not to sign the proposed law tailor made to give exclusive right to the US Bechtel company to build several key highways in Macedonia. DKSK protests the fact that the highways would be built in no-bid procedures, excluding...

Macedonia Economy 06.07.21 | 17:07

SSM union protests the proposed Bechtel law because it undermines worker protections

The SSM union calls on the Zaev Government to amend its proposal for a law that would have the American Bechtel company build infrastructure along the east-west Corridor 8, especially the Gostivar – Kicevo highway. The law is controversial because of the pre-determined contractor, which corruption...

Macedonia 15.04.21 | 23:12

Mickoski says VMRO will support work in the Parliament on the agreed issues

VMRO-DPMNE spokesman Hristijan Mickoski said that the party will continue to support the work of the Parliament, in line with an agreement he reached with Zoran Zaev, who lacks the majority to convene a session of the Parliament. But, Mickoski said that this applies to the issues that were agreed between...

Macedonia Economy 13.04.21 | 16:59

NGO warns of serious corruption risks from the proposed closed-bid contract with Bechtel

The Center for Civic Communications warns that the direct contract the Government is preparing with the US-Turkish conglomerate Bechtel – Enka could be source of significant corruption. The Zaev regime plans to sign a contract with the major construction firm for several highway links, mainly the...