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

03.11.10

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The construction of six (6) standard classrooms at the St. Patrick's Primary School in the parish of St. Andrew.

EU

SHARE CON LTD

ST

$28,641,025.00

03.11.10

Ministry of Education

The procurement of Grades 1-3 Primary Mathematics Textbooks for public schools islandwide.

GOJ

PEARSON EDUCATION LIMITED

SS

222,000.00

03.11.10

National Land Agency

The provision of services for Cadastral Surveying of Land Settlement Schemes at Lennox, Portland.

GOJ

LLEWELLYN ALLEN & ASSOCIATES

ST

$12,094,524.00

03.11.10

Ministry of Water and Housing

The installation of Electrical Distribution System at West Albion, St. Thomas under the Rural Electrification Programme - Hurricane Gustav Relocation Project.

GOJ

RURAL ELECTRIFICATION PROGRAMME (R.E.P.)

LT

$13,500,000.00

*03.11.10

Ministry of Education

The procurement of Grades 1-3 Primary Integrated Studies Textbooks and Workbooks for public schools islandwide.

GOJ

MACMILLAN DISTRIBUTION LIMITED

SS

888,840.00

03.11.10

Ministry of Education

Consultancy Services for the development of a system for Corporate Outreach under the Youth Development Programme (YDP).

IADB

LPD HALL & ASSOCIATES

OT

US$409,900.00 plus $1,381,250.00 for reimbursable expenses.

03.11.10

Ministry of National Security

Direct Contracting for the procurement of sensitive items.

GOJ

NAME OF CONTRACTOR REMOVED FOR SECURITY PURPOSES

DC

US$367,090.00

10.11.10

Port Authority of Jamaica

The provision of Tug Dry Docking services for the Port Authority of Jamaica's vessels.

PAJ

NORTH FLORIDA SHIPYARDS, INC.

**

US$170,001.00

10.11.10

National Irrigation Commission Ltd.

The preparation of a Business Strategy Plan for the National Irrigation Commission Limited.

GOJ/IADB

DELLOITTE & TOUCHE

OT

$12,784,854.00

10.11.10

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

The procurement of Electrical Installations at the Simon Bolivar Cultural Centre.

GOJ/GOV

SYNERGY ENGINEERING LIMITED

ST

$15,655,068.11

10.11.10

National Irrigation Commission Ltd.

The supply of Irrigation Pipes & Fittings for New Forrest/Duff in the parish of Manchester.

GOJ/IADB

JAMAICA DRIP IRRIGATION LIMITED

OT

$100,067,416.48

17.11.10

Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The provision of Security Services at the Ministry of Finance and Public Services Head Office, 30 National Heroes Circle, Kingston 4.

GOJ

KING ALARM SYSTEMS

ST

$33,862,800.00

17.11.10

Ministry of Health and Environment

The procurement of Antiretroviral Drugs (ARVs) for the National HIV/STI programme.

GLOBAL

MATRIX LABORATIES LTD

OT

$174,488,848.77

17.11.10

Ministry of Health and Environment

The procurement of Antiretroviral Drugs (ARVs) for the National HIV/STI programme.

GLOBAL

HETERO DRUGS LTD

OT

$16,474,329.97

17.11.10

Ministry of Health and Environment

The procurement of Antiretroviral Drugs (ARVs) for the National HIV/STI programme.

GLOBAL

RANBAXY LABORATORIES LIMITED

OT

$48,164,934.27

17.11.10

Norman Manley International Airport

The supply of Specialized ARFF Equipment (Rescue Boat, Rescue Platforms and Trailer) for the Norman Manley International Airport.

NIMA

JAMAICA MARINE WORLD INTERNATIONAL (JMWI)

ST

US$567,473.00

17.11.10

Ministry of Education

To procure and deliver commodities for the Cooked Lunch components of the School Feeding Programme.

GOJ

GRACE KENNEDY & COMPANY LIMITED

ST

$38,250,000.00

17.11.10

Ministry of Education

To procure and deliver commodities for the Cooked Lunch components of the School Feeding Programme.

GOJ

T. GEDDES GRANT (DISTRIBUTORS) LIMITED

ST

$11,880,000.00

17.11.10

Ministry of Education

To procure and deliver commodities for the Cooked Lunch components of the School Feeding Programme.

GOJ

T. GEDDES GRANT (DISTRIBUTORS) LIMITED

ST

$15,140,000.00

17.11.10

Registrar General's Department

The provision of International Courier Service.

RGD

GO GLOBAL (JA) LIMITED

ST

$13,079,195.48

17.11.10

National Housing Trust

The design and construction of infrastructure and housing units for the Hellshire Housing Development, Phase 4.

NHT

ASHTROM BUILDING SYSTEMS LTD.

DC

$1,199,390,744.00

24.11.10

Central Wastewater Treatment Company Limited

The provision of Insurance Coverage.

GOJ

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS

ST

US$246,250.00

24.11.10

University of Technology, Jamaica

The proposed painting of buildings at the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH) main campus and the UTECH /Jamaica Institute of Management (JIM) campus.

GOJ

GENERAL PAINTINGS LIMITED

ST

$18,602,790.00

24.11.10

Office of the Cabinet

Consultancy Services to assist with the capacity building of the Performance Monitoring and Evaluation Unit (PMEU) to support and deliver an improved Performance Monitoring and Evaluation System across Government.

IADB

WERNER MEIER

OT

US$126,485.00

24.11.10

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

Rehabilitation of Infrastructure at Lilliput Phase 3 in the parish of St. James.

TEF

D.R. FOOTE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

LT

$190,096,630.00

24.11.10

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

Variation (Addition):
The rehabilitation of infrastructure works at Lilliput in the parish of St James (Phase 2).

TEF

CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS LTD.

LT

$2,329,250.00

24.11.10

National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA)

Sole Source Procurement for supply of Renault Compactor Truck.

GOJ

IAN K. (AGENCIES) LIMITED

SS

U$138,412.00

24.11.10

Ministry of Health and Environment National Laboratory Services

Sole Source Procurement for the supply of Reagents.

GOJ

DIAMED CARRIBBEAN INC.

SS

US$635,837.00

24.11.10

Ministry of Education and Youth

Variation (Addition):
Two Storey Construction for Steer Town High School.

GOJ

JATLIN CONSTRUCTION & ASSOCIATES LTD

ST

$55,220,970.45

24.11.10

Ministry of Education

Variation (Addition):
Provision and installation of PBX Network system for the Ministry.

GOJ

ILLUMINAT (JAMAICA) LIMITED

ST

$4,856,402.23

24.11.10

National Irrigation Commission Ltd.

The supply and Installation of three (3) Deepwell Pumps, Motors, Variable Speed Drives and the construction of Pumphouses at the New Forrest/Duff House Irrigation System in the parish of Manchester.

IADB

Y.P. SEATON & ASSOCIATES COMPANY LTD

ST

$77,316,434.20

24.11.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

The provision of Group Health Insurance Coverage.

GOJ

SAGICOR LIFE JAMAICA LIMITED

LT

$53,691,552.00

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

 

*The NCC offered No Objection to the referenced contract.

 

**The NCC noted the award of the referenced contract in accordance with a Frame Work Agreement previously approved by the NCC.

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:

Direct: 876-926-0034; Mobile: 876-564-1806

e-mail:

communications@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

28.12.10