Last Thursday January 21, Grażyna Szymborska the managing director of the Silesian Philharmonic signed an agreement with the consortium of Mostostal Warszawa SA and Acciona Infraestructuras SA. The chosen prime contractor will be responsible for the extension of the Philharmonic. The building works valued PLN 24,22 million have to be concluded by the end of November 2011. A total cost of the extension is PLN 31,48 million which will be covered by EU funds (PLN 19 m) and the Silesian Voivodeship budget (PLN 12 m).
Two months ago preceded an opening of bids for a general constructor of the University Library. It is a collaborative project of the Silesian Univeristy and University of Economics in Katowice. Seven companies and syndicates tendered for the contract. After offers checking, the chosen one is the syndicate of Mostostal Warszawa (Poland) and Acciona Infraestructuras (Spain) with a tender price PLN 52 990 439,75.