As reflected in the first phase, in the project of high-speed Danang Quang Ngai investor not only changed the design itself was not approved by the authorities, not only finance the work in the early private construction management process.
Costing hundreds of billions
Throughout the audit process, Song Da Corporation attributed 94% to the subcontractor, up from 44% compared to the contract, equivalent to 240 billion VND. Thang Long Construction Corporation awarded contracts to subcontractors at a rate of 99% greater than 49% compared to the contract, equivalent to more than 266 billion.
Package 3B, contractor with two subcontractors Trung Trung Trading and Production Co., Ltd with the value of more than VND 63 billion and Da Nang Transport Construction Company with the value of more than VND 7 billion investor approval.
The State Audit determines that the above violation is the responsibility of the investor to be the VEC; Team of experts in bidding; OC-KEI-SMEC consulting partnership (JICA subcontracting package).
In addition, management of investment costs also revealed errors discovered through auditing with the value of more than 375 billion, of which the wrong volume is more than 57 billion, the wrong unit cost more than 294 billion and more than 23 billion.
The violations were pointed out by the State Inspectorate that VEC did not implement the reduction of the structure of the slabs (horizontal mud, meadows, drainage pipes, fiber optic cables) in the K95 landfill. worth more than VND 43 billion (packages 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, A2, A3, A4 and A5).
Acceptance of payment of excess volume approved volume according to construction design (package Km55-Km56 nº7) with the value of VND 482 million. A4 package, tested the wrong volume of items of stone mortar, stone items … with a value of more than 3.3 billion. Acceptance of the road volume with the toll station and operator of the package No. 1 with the price of more than 1 billion.
Use the CRS emulsion for adhesion coating on the RC70 as described in Section 06100 – Technical Instructions, but no change request package 4 and A4.
These violations have been identified by the State Audit of responsibility for the above mistakes made by investors, consultants and construction contractors.
Recommendations for dealing with violations
According to the audit, the State Audit concluded that the management of VEC's subcontracting contracts is not strict, but there is also a 50% sub-contracting subcontracting package, which is lower than that stipulated in the contract. Quality management still exists in approving the adjustment of technical instructions of layers of sticky materials in the structure of the pavement not timely, acceptance of the soil fill test in K95 in some positions does not meet the bridging requirements.
Cost management still exists in the management of the volume of acceptance, adjust the price through punctual payment according to the contract, make non-timely (VO) changes. The audit identified weaknesses in expenditure management that need to be funded by VND410 billion.
For the Vietnam Expressway Investment and Development Corporation, the State Audit Office proposed to fund more than VND 410 billion, including a reduction of more than VND 352 billion; others process more than 23 billion and reduce VAT by more than 35 billion.
In addition to the proposals for financial management, the State Audit also proposes that the functional bodies review the responsibilities of collectives and individuals related to the problems mentioned in the audit report, which are deficiencies in the elaboration, Verifying, evaluating and approving the design of the estimate of cost; Persist in the selection of contractors; Persist in contract management; Survival in the management of progress, quality and cost during project implementation.
With recommendations from the State Bank of Vietnam to deal with investor mistakes, the consulting units and contractors do not know until now that the authorities have definitely or not resolved. Just know that signs of the quality of the works are not guaranteed only after almost a year of use have been disclosed and so far a number of items on the highway billions of dollars have not yet been completed is allowed The safety of people and means through this highway is a concern of transit participants and local authorities in three provinces of Da Nang-Quang Nam-Quang Ngai.