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The following contract award recommendations have been endorsed and/or approved by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) during February 2010, for award, under the powers which are reserved to the NCC by Sections 23D(1)(b) & (c) of the Contractor-General Act. These notices of endorsement and/or approval by the NCC do not constitute a confirmation of the actual awards. Government of Jamaica procurement contracts are ultimately awarded by the relevant Ministries or Agencies of Government. Please contact the responsible Ministry or Agency of Government for confirmation of the details of actual contract awards.

 

 

DATE

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

CONTRACT DESCRIPTION

FUND

CONTRACTOR

PROCUREMENT METHOD

CONTRACT VALUE
J$
(unless otherwise stated)

*27.01.10

National Housing Trust

 

Infrastructure Works (Phase 1) at the Perth Housing Development in the parish of Manchester.

NHT

Buildrite Construction Co Ltd                                                                                        

 

ST

606,807,345.00

 

03.02.10

National Water Commission

Sole Source Procurement of computer hardware for a Disaster Recovery Plan.

NWC

IBM WORLD TRADE (JAMAICA)

SS

US$145,738.03

03.02.10

Wigton Windfarm Limited

The provision of insurance coverage for Wigton Windfarm Ltd Expansion Project.

GOJ

FRASER FONTAINE & KONG LIMITED INSURANCE BROKERS

ST

US$137,417.00

03.02.10

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Sole Source Procurement for the development of a web based crime observatory.

WB

MONA GEOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE

SS

US$130,000.00

03.02.10

Culture, Health, Arts, Sports and Education (C.H.A.S.E.)

The construction of the Portland Resource Centre, Passley Garden, Portland.

CHASE

G .M. & ASSOCIATES LTD.

ST

$48,345,227.00

03.02.10

Ministry of National Security

Infrastructure Works (Phase 1) at the Tamarind Farm Adult Correctional Facility in the parish of St. Catherine.

GOJ

TANKWELD CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

ST

$115,064,403.35

03.02.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

Variation (Addition):
Provision for Security services for 2 years at all JUTC locations.

JUTC

PROTECTION AND SECURITY LIMITED

ST

$37,456,675.00

03.02.10

Airports Authority of Jamaica

The supply and installation of Electrical Equipment at the Boscobel Aerodrome.

AAJ

SYNERGY ENGINEERING LIMITED

OT

$23,967,075.41

03.02.10

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust

Direct Contracting for the upgrading of existing telephone system at the Runaway Bay Heart Hotel.

HT/NTA

LIME JAMAICA LIMITED

DC

$4,757,728.40

03.02.10

University of Technology, Jamaica

Sole Source Procurement for the modification to structures at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

UTECH

PALGAG CARIBBEAN LTD

SS

$9,960,000.00

03.02.10

Ministry of Education

The construction of a four (4) classroom blocks at the Penwood High School.

GOJ

ALFRASURE STRUCTURES & ROOFING LIMITED

OT

$16,410,045.00

03.02.10

University Hospital of the West Indies

Sole Source Procurement for the supply of medical gases for a period of two (2) years.

UHWI

INDUSTRIAL GASES LIMITED

SS

$92,537,613.27

03.02.10

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

The provision of Security Services.

GOJ

ALLIED PROTECTION LIMITED

ST

$37,665,345.00

10.02.10

National Works Agency

Follow on contract - River Training Works at Yallahs River, St. Thomas under the Transportation Infrastructure Rehabilitation Programme.

IADB

GABIONS & STRUCTURES CO. LTD

SS

$15,625,000.00

10.02.10

Port Authority of Jamaica

Direct Contracting for the provision of market and feasibility study for the Tinson Pen Logistics Development.

PAJ

DREWRY SHIPPING CONSULTANTS

DC

US$82,000.00

10.02.10

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Sole Source Procurement for the supply of 36,000 Jute Bags.

GOJ

HARRIS FREEMAN & COMPANY

SS

$4,652,551.20

24.02.10

National Works Agency

Variation (Addition):
The design, fabrication, supply and construction of nineteen (19) bridges - R.A. Murray Bridge Programme.

GOJ

R.A. MURRAY INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

ST

US$5,758,033.00

24.02.10

Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited

Sole Source Procurement for the provision of radar training of ten (10) technicians.

GOJ

RAYTHEON CANADA

SS

Can$159,613.00

24.02.10

Ministry of Health and Environment

The procurement of Blood Bags.

GOJ

SCIENTIFIC & MEDICAL SUPPLIES LIMITED

LT

$26,599,600.00

24.02.10

Ministry of National Security

The construction of a Firearms Tactical Training Unit, Jamaica Police Academy.

GOJ

CHIN'S CONSTRUCTION LTD.

ST

$127,104,415.30

24.02.10

South East Regional Health Authority

The supply and installation of an Ultrasound/Echocardiogram Machine at the Bustamante Hospital for Children.

CHASE

AREL LIMITED

ST

US$192,884.77

24.02.10

Ministry of Health and Environment

Procurement of Male Latex Condoms for the National HIV-STI programme.

GLOBAL

SURETEX LIMITED

ST

US$190,880.00

24.02.10

National Works Agency

The supply of Galvanized Wires for River Training Works (Transportation Infrastructure Rehabilitation Programme).

IADB

KINGSTON INDUSTRIAL AGENCIES LIMITED

ST

US$191,580.00

24.02.10

Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture

Direct Contracting for the procurement of seven (7) Servers.

GOJ

DELL INCORPORATION

DC

$5,001,835.82

24.02.10

Ministry of Education

Sole Source Procurement of two (2) Scantron Insight, seventy (70) Scanners and the provision of training to the Student Assessment Unit.

GOJ

IBM WORLD TRADE CORPORATION

SS

US$349,602.00

24.02.10

Norman Manley International Airport

The provision of Landside Security Services.

NMIA

PROTECTION AND SECURITY LIMITED

OT

$149,940,000.00

24.02.10

Factories Corporation of Jamaica Ltd.

The provision of insurance brokerage and coverage services for the period 2010 - 2012.

GOJ

MARATHON INSURANCE BROKERS LTD (MIB 11)

OT

$37,248,335.00

24.02.10

Ministry of Agriculture

Variation (Addition):
Expansion works oat the export facility at Plumb Point Norman Manley Warehouse.

IADB

HOWARD CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LTD.

ST

$5,079,473.80

Procurement Method Key: LT=Limited Tender, OT=Open Tender, ST=Selective Tender, SS=Sole Source, DC=Direct Contracting

 

*Contract was endorsed by the NCC at its meeting of January 27, 2010.


Contracts valued above $30,000,000.00 are subject to approval by Cabinet.



Contact:

Craig Beresford
Senior Director, Monitoring Operations Corporate Communication and Special Projects
Office of the Contractor-General
1st Floor, PIOJ Building
16 Oxford Road
Kingston 5

Phone:

929-6460; 968-8061 (pvt)

e-mail:

communications@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

22.03.10