The Office of the Contractor-General is the Secretariat for the Contractor-General and the National Contracts Commission. However, both the Contractor-General and the National Contracts Commission are independent, separate and distinct Commissions of Parliament. The Contractor-General is responsible solely for monitoring and investigating the award and implementation of Government contracts, licences and permits and related matters. The Contractor-General does not award, approve, endorse or recommend for award, approval or endorsement any Government contract, licence or permit.

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The following have been endorsed by the National Contracts Commission during July 2006 for award, under the provision of Section 23D(1)(b) of the Contractor-General Act. This notice of the endorsements is not confirmation of the actual awards. Government of Jamaica procurement contracts are awarded by the Ministries or Agencies of Government. Please contact the responsible Ministry or Agency for confirmation of details of these.

DATE

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

CONTRACT DESCRIPTION

CONTRACTOR

CONTRACT VALUE
J$
(unless otherwise stated)

05.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement and distribution of textbooks for All-Age and High Schools island-wide

CARLONG PUBLISHERS (CARIBBEAN) LIMITED

$159,712,270.65

05.07.06

University of Technology, Jamaica

Consultancy to conduct feasibility study to establish a Technology Park for Excellence in the Therapeutics, Horticulture, Informatics and Plant Science

THE COMPETITIVENESS COMPANY

$9,200,000.00

05.07.06

Ministry of Labour and Social Security (P.A.T.H.)

Purchase of computers, routers and switches for Parish Offices

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT LIMITED

$5,499,725.00

05.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement and distribution of textbooks for All-Age and High Schools island-wide

BOOK WIZARD LIMITED

$55,515,819.97

05.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement and distribution of textbooks for All-Age and High Schools island-wide

KINGSTON BOOKSHOP LIMITED

$278,616,256.12

05.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement and distribution of textbooks for All-Age and High Schools island-wide

SANGSTER'S BOOK STORES LIMITED

$81,977,927.17

12.07.06

Rural Water Supply Ltd.

Broadgate Water Supply Scheme: Pipe laying contract No PO1 - St Mary

FREDRICK RODRIQUES & ASSOCIATES LTD.

$14,200,816.00

12.07.06

National Water Commission

Supply of uniforms for supervisory and pre-supervisory staff for January 2007 to June 2008 (Category  I)

SUN ISLAND JAMAICA LIMITED

$5,574,839.20

12.07.06

National Water Commission

Supply of uniforms for supervisory and pre-supervisory staff for January 2007 to June 2008 (Categories C, E ,F & G)

L.P. AZAR LIMITED

$3,710,545.00

12.07.06

National Water Commission

Supply of uniforms for supervisory and pre-supervisory staff for January 2007 to June 2008 (Category  H)

FABRIC CONSULTANTS LIMITED

$6,936,835.50

12.07.06

National Water Commission

Supply of uniforms for supervisory and pre-supervisory staff for January 2007 to June 2008 (Categories A, B and J)

CAROMAX LIMITED

$10,119,923.50

12.07.06

The Jamaica HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Project

Procurement of civil works for Treatment Centres:  three (3) Hospitals and two (2) Health Centres

EAGLE CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

$11,250,495.32

12.07.06

Agricultural Support Services Project, Ministry of Agriculture

Supply of four (4) tractors (Lot 1)

HOOD-DANIEL WELL COMPANY LIMITED

$7,471,001.38

12.07.06

North East Regional Health Authority

Highgate Health Centre: Construction of a Type 3 health centre with accommodation for medical staff in Highgate, St. Mary

JATLIN CONSTRUCTION & ASSOCIATES LTD.

$69,737,640.60

12.07.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Rehabilitation of Spring Ground to George North Road in Manchester

CONTRAXX ENTERPRISE LIMITED

$8,709,966.00

12.07.06

National Water Commission

Construction, testing and commissioning into service:  Mammee Bay Water Supply Improvement Project

G.M. & ASSOCIATES

$17,907,690.00

19.07.06

Office of the Cabinet (Public Sector Reform Unit)

Provide consultancy services to conduct a comprehensive review of the Jamaican Justice system

CANADIAN BAR ASSOCIATION

US$846,451.00

19.07.06

National Export-Import Bank of Jamaica Limited (EX-IM)

Supply and installation of Network Servers at the EX-IM Bank, Duke Street

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT LIMITED

US$67,036.37

19.07.06

HIV-AIDS Prevention and Control Project

Procurement of Infectious Waste Management supplies

INDUSTRIAL & TECHNICAL SUPPLES (JA.) LIMITED

US$61,908.04

19.07.06

HIV-AIDS Prevention and Control Project

Procurement of Infectious Waste Management supplies

POLYNOR

US$64,075.00

19.07.06

HIV-AIDS Prevention and Control Project

Procurement of Infectious Waste Management supplies

JOHS GRAM-HANSSEN A/S

US$106,107.75

19.07.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency Flood Damage Repairs (06/40) to roads in West Rural areas of KSAC

PHILLIP ALLISON

$7,559,500.00

19.07.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency Flood Damage Repairs (06/41) to roads in East Rural areas of KSAC

PHILLIP ALLISON

$8,066,750.00

19.07.06

Jamaica Urban Transit Company Ltd.

Supply of uniform for Administrative staff 2006-2007

L.P. AZAR LIMITED

$5,455,000.00

19.07.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Supply of specialized fire-fighting vehicles and equipment and maintenance service

ROSENBAUER AMERICA, LLC

US$8,107,745.00

19.07.06

Ministry of Justice

Procurement of Computer Equipment for the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions

ILLUMINAT (JAMAICA) LIMITED

$27,865,588.51

19.07.06

Registrar General's Department

Provision of Private Security Guard Services at Registrar-General’s Department Offices

ATLAS SECURITY

$18,497,700.00

19.07.06

National Water Commission

KMA water supply (Lot No. 1): Rehabilitation of existing facilities Greater - Spanish Town and S.E St. Catherine

SOGEA SATOM

$541,296,342.43

Plus

€11,340,317.93

19.07.06

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

Construction of Runaway Bay Water  Company Commercial Office

PORTLAND GENERAL CONTRACTORS LIMITED

$12,132,207.36

26.07.06

Heart Trust/National Training Agency

Service Contract for Canon Copiers – 2006/2007

BUSINESS MANAGEMENT LIMITED

$6,673,271.63

26.07.06

Jamaica Library Service

The supply and delivery of computers

FUJITSU TRANSACTION SOLUTIONS (JA) LIMITED

US$180,186.00

26.07.06

National Works Agency

Corporate Area Road Improvement Project: dualization of Barbican Road/Russell Heights - asphaltic concrete overlay

ASPHALTIC CONCRETE ENTERPRISE LIMITED

$6,856,616.25

26.07.06

Office of the Cabinet (Public Sector Reform Unit)

Consultant to provide technical assistance for the Jamaica Constabulary Force - Modernization and Reform Programme

ATOS CONSULTING LTD.

£842,075.00

26.07.06

Fiscal Services Limited

Waterproofing works to roof at 235B Old Hope Road building

SEAL SPRAYED SOLUTIONS LIMITED

$7,572,348.00

26.07.06

Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited

The lease of airtime on KOOL 97 FM (Block A)

COOL CORPORATION LTD

$15,120,000.00

26.07.06

Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited

The lease of airtime on KOOL 97 FM (Block B )

NATIONWIDE NEWS NETWORK

$2,990,353.80.

26.07.06

Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited

The lease of airtime on KOOL 97 FM (Block C)

NATIONWIDE NEWS NETWORK

$11,534,221.00

26.07.06

Aeronautical Telecommunication Limited

The lease of airtime on KOOL 97 FM (Block D)

NATIONWIDE NEWS NETWORK

 $4,075,424,80

26.07.06

National Works Agency

Procurement of gabion baskets for critical retaining wall programme

A.S. EDWARDS & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

$17,822,000.00

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

The redevelopment, rehabilitation and expansion of DRB Grant Practicing School at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, St. James

KSA ENGINEERING CONSULTANTS LTD

$28,667,563.36

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

A second floor extension to the existing two-storey block at Maud McLeod High School, Westmoreland

DONALDSON'S ENGINEERING LIMITED

$27,105,221.02

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement and delivery of science equipment and supplies to High Schools island-wide

INDUSTRIAL & TECHNICAL SUPPLES (JA.) LIMITED

$47,887,776.17

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement of school furniture, office equipment and supplies (Package 4)

J & J DABDOUB LIMITED

$7,655,000.00

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement of school furniture, office equipment and supplies (Package 3)

BARNETT METAL & FABRICATION LIMITED

$24,475,000.00

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement of school furniture, office equipment and supplies (Package 2)

RAYTON ELECTRIC COMMERCIAL EQUIPMENT

$30,774,803.51

26.07.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Procurement of school furniture, office equipment and supplies (Package 1)

J & J DABDOUB LIMITED

$14,250,000.00

26.07.06

HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control Project

Supply and installation of network cabling and power stabilization equipment and services

IBM WORLD TRADE CORPORATION

US$61,085.60


Contracts valued $15,000,000.00 and above are subject to approval by Cabinet.

 

 

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Contact:

Andrea Hoo Fung
Communications Officer
Office of the Contractor-General
17 Knutsford Boulevard
Kingston
5

Phone:

929-6460; 968-8061 (pvt)

e-mail:

ahoofung@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

12.08.06