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The following contract award recommendations have been endorsed and/or approved by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) during March 2013, 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)

+27.02.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

Variation (Addition):
The rehabilitation of the Green Bottom Road in the parish of Manchester.

CDB

SHARE CON LIMITED

LCB***

$5,467,400.00

05.03.13

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

The construction of the Gayle Church of Christ Basic School, at Gayle District in the parish St. Mary.

CHASE

LEWIN'S HARDWARE LIMITED

LCB

$17,000,000.00

05.03.13

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

The expansion of the Time & Patience Basic School, Linstead, in the parish of St. Catherine.

CHASE

LEWIN'S HARDWARE LIMITED

LCB

$17,500,000.00

06.03.13

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

The proposed Flood Mitigation Programme in the parish of St. Thomas. - Package 1

GOJ

PAVEMENTS & STRUCTURES LTD.

LCB

$42,024,000.00

06.03.13

Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

The proposed Flood Mitigation Programme in the parish of St. Thomas. - Package 2

GOJ

PAVEMENTS & STRUCTURES LTD.

LCB

$46,185,457.50

06.03.13

Petrojam Limited

The provision of Plant Maintenance Services at Petrojam Limited's locations for a period of two (2) years.

PCJ

QUALITY PLUS CONTRACTING COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$67,105,284.00

06.03.13

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)

Consultant for the development of the Communication and Public Education Programme to implement the National Energy Policy.

IBRD

EGIS EAU AND CARIMAC

ICB

US$228,018.00

06.03.13

National Works Agency

The rehabilitation of the Sligoville to Bog Walk main road in the parish of St. Catherine.

IADB

BUILD RITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

ICB

$324,968,325.00

06.03.13

North East Regional Health Authority (NERHA)

The proposed construction and expansion of the Operating Theatre at the St. Ann's Bay Regional Hospital in the parish of St. Ann. - Phase 1

GOJ

FREDERICK RODRIQUES & ASSOCIATES LTD.

LCB

$59,113,800.00

06.03.13

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust NTA

Direct Contracting for the provision of the Preventative Maintenance Services of Canon Photocopies for Heart Trust/NTA locations islandwide for the period April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014.

HT/NTA

APPLIANCE TRADERS LIMITED

DC

$14,688,960.39

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the provision of technical support services to the mobile equipment at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCT) for the period January 2013 - February 2013.

PAJ

CARGOTEC LIMITED

DC*

US$116,407.35

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the provision of technical support services to the mobile equipment at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCT) for the period January 2013 - February 2013.

PAJ

CARGOTEC LIMITED

DC*

US$101,598.37

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the provision of technical support services to the mobile equipment at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCT) for the period January 15, 2013 - February 17, 2013.

PAJ

TEREX PORT SOLUTIONS

DC*

72,000.00

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the provision of technical support services to the mobile equipment at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCT).

PAJ

POWERGEN LIMITED

DC*

$9,000,000.00

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the provision of technical support services to the mobile equipment at the Kingston Container Terminal Services Limited (KCT) for a period of three (3) months.

PAJ

PAUL BRIDGES & ASSOCIATES

DC*

US$15,000.00

06.03.13

Kingston Container Terminal (KTC)

Emergency Procurement for the supply of three (3) Reach Stackers for the Kingston Container Limited (KCT).

PAJ

NOELL MOBILE SYSTEMS

DC*

US$1,587,434.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

The procurement and distribution of Secondary School Textbooks. (Lot 3, 6, 8 & 13)

GOJ

CARLONG PUBLISHERS (CARIBBEAN) LIMITED

LCB

$134,962,654.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

The procurement and distribution of Secondary School Textbooks. (Lot 5 ,9,11,12 & 14)

GOJ

KINGSTON BOOKSHOP LIMITED

LCB

$366,222,181.44

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

The procurement and distribution of Secondary School Textbooks. (Lot 1, 4 & 7)

GOJ

METO CORPORATION LIMITED

LCB

$30,231,333.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

The procurement and distribution of Secondary School Textbooks. (Lot 2)

GOJ

BOOK WIZARD LIMITED

LCB

$122,027,185.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Finance and Planning

The proposed renovation of Multi-Storey Offices at the National Heroes Circle Complex of the Ministry of Finance and Planning.

GOJ

OTIGA ENGINEERINGS COMPANY LIMITED

LCB***

$17,773,665.00

13.03.13

National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA)

Direct Contracting for the supply and installation of two (2) Ambient Air Quality Monitors.

GOJ

CONSOLIDATED ANALYTICAL SYSTEMS

DC

US$66,088.00

13.03.13

Jamaica Defence Force (JDF)

The procurement of a 15 tonne High Mas Forklift for the Lathbury Barracks Redevelopment.

GOJ

INDUSTRIAL & TECHNICAL SUPPLIES LIMITED

ICB

US$165,450.00

13.03.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The rehabilitation of the Hazard Primary School in the parish of Clarendon. The works involves the construction of two (2) additional classrooms, computer/resource room, principal's office, a new main gate, a 300m chain-link fence and the supply of two (2) 1000 gallon water tanks.

EU/ PRP II

THOMAS HAMILTON & ASSOCIATES COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$20,093,365.73

13.03.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The supply and retrofitting of four (4) 40ft international shipping containers to create Mobile Community Security and Mediation Centres.

GOJ/ IBRD

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION & HAULAGE CO. LTD.

LCB

$22,775,048.50

13.03.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The Bethel Town JAS Sorrel Value Chain Improvement in the parish of Westmoreland. The works involves the construction of a 204 metres modern agro-processing facility.

REDI/ GOJ

RICAM CONSTRUCTION

LCB

$15,197,540.00

13.03.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

Integrated Infrastructure Works at Whitfield in the parish of St. Andrew. The scope of works involves rehabilitative road works at Bowens Road (eastern end), Norman Lane and Harvey Road (Norman Lane to Coal Lane).

GOJ/ IBRD

ANOTHER STAR IS BORN (ASB) CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$19,692,380.00

13.03.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

The provision of insurance brokerage and coverage services for the first year of a three (3) year contact.

PAJ

MARATHON INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

LCB

US$3,825,693.00 &

9,058,686.00

13.03.13

Factories Corporation of Jamaica Ltd. (FCJ)

The provision of insurance brokerage and coverage services for the first year of a three (3) year contact.

GOJ

MARATHON INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

LCB

US$397,028.00 &

706,522.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)

Consultant for the development of the legal and regulatory framework for the Gas Sector in Jamaica under the Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project (ESEEP).

IBRD

AF MERCADOS (SPAIN) in association with PIERCE ATWOOD (USA)

ICB

US$398,400.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)

Consultant for the assessment and analysis of the impact on the Grid based on the proposed development of Renewable Energy in Jamaica under the Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project (ESEEP).

IBRD

EDF (FRANCE) LEAD FIRM in association with HINICIO (BELGIUM)

ICB

US$176,165.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)

Consultant for the development of the Electric Power Sector Policy and the Modernization of the Lighting Act in accordance with the National Energy Policy under the Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project (ESEEP).

IBRD

AF MERCADOS (SPAIN) in association with PIERCE ATWOOD (US)

ICB

US$203,300.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

Direct Contracting for the procurement and distribution of Primary School Integrated Studies Workbooks for Grades 1-3 islandwide.

GOJ

CARLONG PUBLISHERS (CARIBBEAN) LIMITED

DC

US$1,568,025.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

Direct Contracting for the procurement and distribution of Primary School Language Arts Textbooks for Grades 4-6 islandwide.

GOJ

DATAZONE LIMITED

DC

US$468,810.00

13.03.13

Ministry of Education

Direct Contracting for the procurement and distribution of Primary School Mathematics Textbooks for Grades 1-3 islandwide.

GOJ

PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED

DC

220,185.00

13.03.13

National Water Commission (NWC)

Direct Contracting for the provision of external Auditing Services in relation to the Kingston Metropolitan Area Water Supply Improvement Programme for a period of five (5) years 2013 - 2017.

IADB

KPMG

DC

$9,787,600.00

15.03.13

Ministry of Science, Technology, Energy and Mining (MSTEM)

The procurement of a Power System Analysis and Planning Software Package under the Energy Security and Efficiency Enhancement Project (ESEEP).

IBRD

DIG SILENT GMBH

ICB

US$196,445.00

20.03.13

Auditor General's Department (AGD)

Direct Contracting for the procurement of a TeamMate Application Software.

GOJ

WOLTERS KLUWER

DC

US$311,000.00

20.03.13

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust NTA

Direct Contracting for the renewal of the Microsoft School Software Licence Agreement for the period January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2015.

HT/NTA

JAMALYSHA TRADING COMPANY LIMITED

DC

US$225,154.89

20.03.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

Consultant for the provision of technical services for the design, development and implementation of a Port Community System in Jamaica.

PAJ

IDOM-PORTIC BARCELONA (SPAIN)

ICB

US$296,288.63

20.03.13

Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)

The rehabilitation of the Richmond Gap to Richmond Vale Road in the parish of St. Thomas. The works involves the rehabilitation of 2km of roadway inclusive of drainage, rubble walls and cross 'u and 'v' drains.

CDB/ CIP/ GOJ

CHIN'S EQUIPMENT RENTALS AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

LCB

$23,779,000.00

20.03.13

Jamaica Defence Force (JDF)

Direct Contracting for the supply of nineteen hundred and ninety-seven (1997) cubic yards of pre-mixed concrete under the Lathbury Barracks Redevelopment Project.

GOJ

JAMAICA PRE-MIX CONCRETE LIMITED

DC

$25,007,732.05

20.03.13

National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA)

The provision of sweeping services for the Bog Walk Square to Gillette Street.

GOJ

DESMOND HAULAGE CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE SERVICES

LCB

$18,375,464.36

20.03.13

Petrojam Limited

Direct Contracting for the provision of Meter Calibration Services for a period of three (3) years.

PCJ

BUREAU OF STANDARDS, JAMAICA

DC

$17,008,800.00

27.03.13

Registrar General's Department (RGD)

The provision of International Courier Services for a period of two (2) years.

GOJ

GO GLOBAL (JA) LIMITED

LCB

$28,652,329.44

27.03.13

Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCO)

The proposed all island maintenance and beautification project.

TEF

NATIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY (NSWMA)

DC

$110,454,703.67

27.03.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

Direct Contracting for the refurbishment of sixty (60) Wet Disc Brake Assemblies.

PAJ

AMBA DOCKSIDE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED

DC

US$299,700.00

27.03.13

Port Authority of Jamaica (PAJ)

Direct Contracting for the provision of Security Services at the Falmouth Cruise Pier for a period of two (2) years.

PAJ

PORTS SECURITY CORPS

DC

$46,295,976.00

27.03.13

Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCO)

The re-shingling of the Devon House Roof. The works involves the replacing the existing wood shingles on the Courtyard Shops, Grogg Shop and the Devonshire.

TEF

PAVEMENTS & STRUCTURES LTD.

LCB

$34,327,790.00

27.03.13

Petrojam Limited

Direct Contracting for the procurement of a JFTOT IV Analyzer.

PCJ

PETROLEUM ANALYZER CORPORATION

DC

US$91,475.00

Procurement Method Key: ICB=International Competitive Bid, LCB=Local Competitive Bid, LT=Limited Tender, OT=Open Tender, ST=Selective Tender, SS=Sole Source, DC=Direct Contracting

 

+Contract was endorsed by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the month of February 2013.

*The NCC noted the use of the Emergency Procurement Procedure for the award of the referenced contracts.

***The NCC offered No Objection to the awarding of the referenced contracts.


Contracts valued above $40,000,000.00 are subject to approval by Cabinet.


Contact:

Sashein Wright
Special Projects Assistant to the Contractor General, Communications Officer and Special Investigator.
Office of the Contractor-General
1st Floor, PIOJ Building
16 Oxford Road
Kingston 5

Phone:

929-6460; 297-1378

e-mail:

communications@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

04.06.13