AoT commits to expanding Suvarnabhumi

Airports of Thailand Plc (AoT) has signed three contracts worth 14.9 billion baht to expand Suvarnabhumi airport as the government gears up efforts to turn Thailand into the region's aviation hub.

The first contract worth 12 billion baht involves Italian-Thai Development Plc (ITD), hired to construct a concourse, parking bays and a tunnel in the airport's southern area.

2 groups bid on Krabi coal plant

Two private consortiums on Wednesday submitted bids to construct the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand's planned coal-fired power plant in Krabi province.

Bidding was held from 8-10am at the Egat head office in Nonthaburi's Bang Kruay district. Two groups of companies submitted offers.

One was a consortium comprised of Italian-Thai Development Plc and Power Construction Corp of China. The second was a joint venture between Alstom (Thailand) and Marubeni of Japan.