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

06.10.10

National Insurance Scheme (NIS)

The supply and installation of Air Conditioning System at the NIS Office, 18 Ripon Road, Kingston 5.

NIF

AIR CONDITIONING & REFRIGERATION SALES

ST

$13,268,991.89

06.10.10

Ministry of Education

The procurement of Janitorial and Sanitation Services for the Ministry of Education's two (2) main Kingston campuses at the National Heroes Circle and Caenwood Centre .

GOJ

MILESTONE ENVIRONMENTAL LIMITED

ST

$15,304,518.31

06.10.10

E-Learning Company

Variation (Addition):
Provision for Technology Integration Training Services and Development for Teachers.

UAF

MICO UNIVERSITY COLLEGE

SS

US$372,997.28

06.10.10

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

The construction of Infrastructure for two hundred and seventy (270) serviced lots and two (2) bedroom housing units at Boscobel, in the parish of St. Mary.

NHT

N.F BARNES CONSTRUCTION & EQUIP. CO. LTD

OT

$802,522,476.00

06.10.10

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

The proposed Phase 3 of the Stadium Gardens housing development for the construction of fifty (50) two (2) bedroom townhouses and attendant infrastructure in the parish of St. Andrew.

NHT

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION & HAULAGE CO. LTD.

OT

$349,854,520.00

06.10.10

Port Authority of Jamaica

The procurement of Tug Boat Services.

PAJ

COLOURED FIN LIMITED

OT

US$310,847.00

06.10.10

University of Technology, Jamaica

The renovation and expansion to the Lionel Town Hospital to create a Boarding Facility for the University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH) - Papine Campus.

NHF

P L HEAVY EQUIPMENT

ST

$18,728,610.00

06.10.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

The extension of contract for the provision of General Insurances Services.

GOJ

MARATHON INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

**

$14,945,568.00

06.10.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

The procurement of spare parts.

GOJ

INCAVEL ONIBUS, BRAZIL

**

$10,345,553.85

13.10.10

Ministry of Justice

The proposed works at the old NCB building and Supreme Court at King Street, in the parish of Kingston.

GOJ

M.L.O SERVICES LIMITED

LT

$399,962,371.54

13.10.10

Western Regional Health Authority

The Supply and Installation of Medical Gas Consoles.

GOJ

INDUSTRIAL GASES LIMITED

ST

$11,965,965.54

20.10.10

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust NTA

The extension of contract for the provision of security services at HEART/NTA locations islandwide until March 31, 2011.

HT/NTA

ALLIED PROTECTION LIMITED

SS

$11,691,630.00

20.10.10

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust NTA

The extension of contract for the provision of security services at HEART/NTA locations islandwide until March 31, 2011.

HT/NTA

RANGER SECURITY LTD

SS

$14,620,782.00

20.10.10

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust NTA

The extension of contract for the provision of security services at HEART/NTA locations islandwide until March 31, 2011.

HT/NTA

ATLAS PROTECTION LIMITED

SS

$11,755,464.00

27.10.10

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

The procurement of services for the printing and processing of questionnaires for the Population and Housing Census 2011.

GOJ

XSOMO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

OT

$89,384,400.00

27.10.10

Golden Age Home

Direct Contracting for the procurement of Catering Services at the Golden Age Home for a period of one (1) year, 2010 - 2011.

GOJ

GOLDEN AGE KITCHENS LIMITED

DC

The endorsed rates were $209.60 per day for three meals and

$45.00 per special dietary meal.

27.10.10

Port Authority of Jamaica

The repair of Paver Block Pavement at Gordon Cay, Kingston Container Terminal - Phase 2.

PAJ

C.A.B. CONSTRUCTION

ST

$48,820,090.00

27.10.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

The provision of Group Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD & D) Insurance for a period of three (3) years.

GOJ

SAGICOR LIFE JAMAICA LIMITED

LT

$13,934,428.00 (Per Annum)

27.10.10

National Works Agency

EMERGENCY procurement for rehabilitation works to the Falmouth Cruise Ship Pier Transitional Area.

GOJ

GENERAL PAVING COMPANY LTD.

***DC

$36,607,591.96

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

 

** The NCC noted that the Jamaica Urban Transit Company Limited (JUTC) awarded the referenced contracts prior to obtaining NCC’s approval.

 

*** The NCC noted the use of the Emergency Procurement Procedure by the National Works Agency for the award of the referenced contract.


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:

22.11.10