Momentum, albeit small, is expected to give the construction industry in the government's decision to launch bids for the maintenance of government settlements of the province of Nicosia.

According to the notice of Ministry of Interior - Department of Urban and habitation - the project is classified in the C class for building works or higher. Respect to general maintenance of government settlements of the province of Nicosia and is divided into two tenders which will awarded to different contractors. The work is scheduled to begin in three months and be completed in 18 months from this date.

The estimated cost as possible for the implementation of supply is calculated for the first 2.3 million euros plus VAT for second at 2.6 million euros plus VAT. The cost of the project that is expected to surpass five million. The tender documents are available to interested parties on Monday 13 July. Should be submitted to the Interior Ministry until 31 July 2009.

Participation in the contest, individuals or legal entities or joint ventures in operation and working legally in Cyprus or in another EU Member State or the European Economic Area or countries that have signed the International Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA) and other countries that have signed and ratified bilateral agreements or association agreements with the EU or the Republic, provided they meet the requirements for participation set out in tender documents.