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ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT 2013
Monday, 21 April 2014

In accordance with Section III.A.3 (a) of Schedule 2 of the AIPRD-L002 EINRIP Project loan agreement, attached is the 2013 Annual Progress Report. The report describes the progress achieved in various phases of project implementation during the year 2013. A snapshot of the project progress is:

  • Base on the Amendment No. 1 to the Project Loan Agreement which was signed on 9 June 2011, EINRIP Loan AIPRD – L002 Closing Date was extended to 31 March 2013. The Loan Amendment No. 2 for extension of Loan Closing date to 31 December 2014 was signed on 28 February 2013 with the loan amount remaining unchanged at A$ 300 million.
  • The design and all environmental studies for 20 EINRIP packages were complete in 2009 and 2010. In 2012, the land acquisition for ESS-05 and ESS-06 (South Sulawesi) was substantially completed in 2012. The procurement of these last two packages was complete in November 2012.
  • Until December 2013, seven packages were substantially completed are EBL-01, EBL-02, ENB-01AB, ENB-02, ESS-02, ESR-01 and ESR-02, and packages EKB-01, EKS-02, and ESH-01 are complete and Taking-Over is under process (Taking-Over Certificate not issued at end of December 2013). There are 3 Packages - Taking-Over of Part of Works and Construction On-going on remaining part, packages ENB-01C, ENB-03 and ESS-01: Part of Works have been completed and Engineer has issued Taking-Over Certificate of Part of Works. Until end of 2013 seven packages construction ongoing, the packages are ENT-01, EKS-01, ESU-01, ESS-03, ESS-04, ESS-05 and ESS-06.
  • Financial Status in December 2013, Cumulative Advances to Special Account till 31 December 2013: A$ 246.12million, Balance of Special Account on 31 December 2013: A$ 9.85million, Cumulative expenditure up to December 2013 from Loan: A$ 236.275 million and Cumulative expenditure up to December 2013 from GOI: A$ 28.700 million. Based on extension of Loan Closing Date to 31 December, 2014, the disbursement plan was revised. Based on this revision, the disbursements up to December 2013 were estimated at A$ 259.20 million. Actual Disbursement on 31 December 2013 is A$ 236.27 million (about 91.16% of plan).

 

 

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TFAC AUDIT REPORT for PACKAGE EKS-01 (Martapura – Ds Tungkap)
Thursday, 10 April 2014

As part of requirement of loan agreement, and the ongoing activity of independent technical audit of individual projects, TFAC Consultants commenced their Round 8 of audits from February 2014. These audits will cover Monitoring audits and Pre - Taking audits.

The Pre-Taking - Over Audit for EKS-01 was conducted on 18-19 March 2014. A Closing meeting of the audit was held on 20 March 2014. The purpose of this Pre - Taking - Over audit was to assess the status of completion of the works and the readiness of package EKS-01 to be taken - over.

The general impression gained of the project is that a maximum effort has been made to improve the previously noted construction issues.

15 issues have been discussed in the Audit Findings discussion. It was decided that there is no particular activities requiring completion prior to the project entering to Defects Notification Period. It was noted during the audit that the riding quality surface is reasonably good.

 

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TFAC AUDIT REPORT for PACKAGE ESU-01 (Molibagu – Mamalia – Taludaa)
Monday, 07 April 2014

As part of requirement of loan agreement, and the ongoing activity of independent technical audit of individual projects, TFAC Consultants commenced their Round 8 of audits from February 2014. These audits will cover Monitoring audits and Pre-Taking Over audits.

The Pre-Taking - Over Audit for ESU-01 was conducted on 25 February 2014. A Closing meeting of the audit was held on the same day at site. The purpose of this audit to assess the actions taken by the Contractor and RSC for findings indicated in the previous audit (21 – 23 April 2012).

The general impression gained was that there has been a significant effort to address the major non conformities identified by previous audits i.e. a) Bridge deck replacement were considered to have been well executed. No further concrete strength test cores were taken; b) Corrective actions to address low strength bridge abutment concrete; c) Reconstruction of bridge approaches to match the design profile or a modified profile with acceptable sight distance and d) Corrective actions for non compliant gabion cage wire protection.

27 issues were identified and indicated in the report that must be addressed prior to project being considered ready to Take - Over. No additional Audit Form was issued during this audit.

 

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Project Progress Report February 2014
Friday, 04 April 2014

In accordance with clause III.A.1 (a) of Schedule 2 of AIPRD-L002 Loan Agreement for Eastern Indonesia National Road Improvement Project (EINRIP), the monthly Project Progress Report (PPR) for month of February 2014 is now available. Summary provided in the report are :

Loan Agreement - The original loan closing date of 1 June 2011 was extended to 31 December 2014, (2nd extension) through the Amendment No. 2 to the Project Loan Agreement that was signed on 28 February 2013.
Environmental Studies - From the 20 packages now included under EINRIP, environmental studies required for all 14 packages is complete, including the AMDAL for ESS-04, ESS-05 and ESS-06 in South Sulawesi.
Land Acquisition - There was no land acquisition required for 2 packages. Land acquisition for 18 packages is complete.
Procurement of Civil Works - Procurement for all 20 Civil Works packages was complete at end of November 2012.
Variation Orders (V.O.) - During February 2014, no NOL was issued by Australian Aid.
Project Financial Status (February 2014) - Cumulative advances to Special Account to date: A$ A$ 246.12 million, Balance in Special Account on 28 February 2014: A$ 9.35 million, and  No expenditure charged to Special Account during February 2014

Other matters

  • Joint visit of Senior Staff of Australian Aid, EMU, Kepala Balai (Denpasar), PMSC and RSC Team Leader was undertaken to monitor the progress of works on ENT-01 (Ende - Aegela, East Nusa Tenggara) on 4-5 February, 2014.
  • Presentation of the Road Safety audit recommendations for the package ENT-01 (Ende - Aegela) was given on 27 Feb 2014 in DGH Jakarta.
  • TFAC Audit Round 8 commenced in February 2014 with plan for audits of 4 packages.
  • Construction Stage Road Safety Audit (CSRSA) for ESU-01 (Molibagu-Mamalia-Taludaa) was conducted in February 2014.
  • HIV/AIDS campaign for ESS-05 and ESS-06 (South Sulawesi) were held in February 2014.

 

 
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