Major tender for MUN Core Science Facility construction cancelled

July 25, 2016

The major construction tender for Memorial University’s Core Science Facility has been terminated, reports The Telegram. MUN says the bids it received were higher than anticipated, and now it is asking the project’s chief consulting company “to rework the package with a view to retender.” An online notice says the tender package will be revised and reissued as soon as possible. “Public institutions working within strict budget parameters do encounter circumstances where all bids exceed estimate and budget,” says Anne Brown, MUN Associate VP (Facilities). “Memorial takes seriously its responsibility to deliver an on-budget project, which is why we are taking these steps.” The Telegram