PRIMEX consultant to review procurement issues in Mongolia’s road construction sector

 PRIMEX consultant Virgilio Balandra has been engaged by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to undertake a review of the implementation of civil works contracts in Mongolia’s road construction sector. Mr. Balandra, a civil engineer and international cost estimator and contracts specialist, is engaged intermittently from 27 December 2010 to 26 April 2011 to review local contractors’ capacity, quality of works, and prices and to...

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Dr. Sison to lead the design of ADB’s forest management project in Kalimantan, Indonesia

PRIMEX Director, Dr. Jerome F. Sison, has been engaged by ADB to serve as Project Economist/Team Leader of a design team that will formulate a regional program for the sustainable management of the forest resources and biodiversity in the world’s third largest island of Borneo. Dr. Sison’s five-month engagement will start on 9 May 2010 and is expected to conclude on 30 September 2010. His main tasks will include the (i) review and...

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PRIMEX Consultant to prepare land acquisition and resettlement plans for Kazakhstan road project

  PRIMEX continues to widen its global reach, this time by being part of an international team of experts that will undertake the design of a major road reconstruction project in the Eurasian country of Kazakhstan. Nestled at the crossroads of Asia and Europe, Kazakhstan is the 9th largest country on the planet, and, at one time, was the second largest republic in the former Soviet Union (USSR). Its territory of 2,727,300 sq km...

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PRIMEX seeks ISO 9001:2008 certification

To concretize its commitment to international standards on quality management, PRIMEX has signed up with the International Management Systems Marketing (IMSM), a noted independent international standards advisor, for International Standards Organization (ISO) certification. An IMSM assessor is scheduled to arrive this month to work with PRIMEX management and staff and guide them in the firm’s bid for ISO certification. Ms. Elvira C....

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PRIMEX to assist DOH anew on H1N1 preparedness and control

PRIMEX is again at the forefront of the country’s preparedness efforts for a possible human influenza pandemic. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) awarded to the Firm on 3 March 2010 the implementation of a grant to the Philippine component, through the Department of Health (DOH), for the Prevention and Control of Influenza A (H1N1). The Project is one of a large number of projects under the Regional Technical Assistance to Fight Avian...

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CEO tapped to manage ADB’s Pacific Climate Change program

PRIMEX President and CEO Elvira C. Ablaza has been engaged by ADB to serve as international Climate Change Specialist/Program Coordinator for an ADB-funded Regional Technical Assistance (RETA) project that will improve the ability and resilience of the Pacific Developing Member Countries (PDMCs) to prepare for, and respond to, climate change impacts. RETA 7394: Strengthening the Capacity of Pacific Developing Member Countries to...

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