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 December 2009, 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)

*07.10.09

National Water Commission

The construction of western sewage treatment works diversion sewers, Western Kingston.

 

NWC

Champion Industrial Equipment Ltd

ST

$17,363,869.24

*25.11.09

National Solid Waste Management Authority

Further Extension of Emergency procurement contract for Heavy Equipment services.

 

GOJ

Wayne Rich Limited

DC

24,616,000.00

*25.11.09

National Solid Waste Management Authority

Further Extension of Emergency procurement contract for Heavy Equipment services.

 

GOJ

Heathenson Ltd

DC

14,624,800.00

02.12.09

National Works Agency

The construction of Dry River Bridge at Harbour View, St. Andrew under the Transportation Infrastructure Rehabilitation Programme.

IADB

KIER CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

LT

$8,897,474.00

02.12.09

National Works Agency

The refurbishing of two (2) Compact 200 Bridges in Eleven Miles, Bull Bay, St. Thomas.

GOJ

MATRIX ENGINEERING WORKS LIMITED

LT

$21,489,900.00

02.12.09

Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited

The construction of eighteen (18) studio apartments and attendants infrastructure at Lilford Apartment Development, St. Andrew.

HAJ

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION & HAULAGE CO. LTD.

LT

$81,484,948.50

02.12.09

Housing Agency of Jamaica Limited

Infrastructure Works - Norwood Section H, in the parish of St. James.

TEF

Y.P. SEATON & ASSOCIATES COMPANY LTD

OT

$161,848,199.00

02.12.09

National Works Agency

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

IADB

SEAN D. CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

SS

$15,625,000.00

02.12.09

National Works Agency

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

IADB

L & K CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

SS

$15,625,000.00

02.12.09

National Works Agency

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

IADB

SURREY PAVING & AGGREGATE CO. LTD

SS

$15,625,000.00

02.12.09

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

Variation (Addition):
Bourkesfield Subdivision for 131 Lots Infrastructure Works.

NHDC

CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS LTD.

OT

$15,988,000.65

02.12.09

Tourism Product Development Company (TPDCO)

Sole Source Procurement of Oracle People H.C.M Software.

GOJ

ILLUMINAT (JAMAICA) LIMITED

SS

US$110,000.00

02.12.09

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The rehabilitation of Greenfield Rural Feeder Road in the parish of St. Elizabeth.

IBRD

CONTRAXX ENTERPRISE LIMITED

ST

$24,560,500.00

02.12.09

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The rehabilitation of Bog Walk to Lime Walk Road in the parish of St. Catherine.

IBRD

CONTRAXX ENTERPRISE LIMITED

ST

$29,940,770.00

09.12.09

Petrojam Limited

Variation (Addition):
Emergency Works - Dredging and Rehabilitation of the Petrojam Dock.

GOJ

DIVING & SALVAGING LIMITED

SS

$38,659,935.00

09.12.09

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Infrastructure Works - Andrews Lane, Central Village, St. Catherine - Package 1.

IBRD

CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS LTD.

ST

$34,893,800.00

09.12.09

Jamaica Fire Brigade

Sole Source Procurement of two (2) Breathing Apparatus Compressors.

GOJ

SOS Rubber International Inc.

SS

US$27,524.64

09.12.09

National Irrigation Commission Ltd.

The provision of Insurance Placement.

GOJ

FRASER FONTAINE & KONG LIMITED

ST

$12,811,993.00

09.12.09

Human Employment and Resource Training/HEART Trust

The provision of performance audit services for all Heart Trust locations.

HT/NTA

PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPERS

ST

$9,300,000.00

09.12.09

Port Authority of Jamaica

Provision for the renewal of software licenses and support At Kingston Container Terminal.

PAJ

PORT COMPUTER SERVICES LIMITED

SS

US$602,713.20

09.12.09

National Water Commission

Sole Source procurement for the upgrade of interactive voice response system.

NWC

INTERACTIVE VOICE SOLUTIONS LTD (IVS)

SS

US$34,935.00

16.12.09

Office of the Prime Minister

The provision of Insurance Placement for three (3) years.

GOJ

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS LIMITED

ST

$11,413,819.00

16.12.09

Western Regional Health Authority

The supply of Chemistry Reagents.

GOJ

LASCO DISTRIBUTORS/ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS

ST

$60,460,120.80

16.12.09

Ministry of Finance and the Public Service

The construction of container office & storage.

GOJ

EASTERN SAINT THOMAS CONSTRUCTION COMPANY

ST

$13,748,127.03

16.12.09

National Works Agency

The rehabilitation of roads & storm water drainage works, Newport West, Port Bustamante, Kingston.

GOJ

Y.P. SEATON & ASSOCIATES COMPANY LTD

ST

$183,831,925.99

16.12.09

Ministry of Health and Environment

Direct Contracting for the provision of post-paid mobile services.

GOJ

DIGICEL JAMAICA LTD

DC

$15,500,000.00

16.12.09

University of Technology, Jamaica

Renewal of subscription for Periodicals for the Calvin McKain Library.

UTECH

EBSCO INTERNATIONAL

SS

US$165,565.12

16.12.09

University of Technology, Jamaica

Renewal of subscription for Periodicals for the Calvin McKain Library.

UTECH

SWETS INTERNATIONAL SERVICES

SS

US$143,827.51

16.12.09

Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica

Sole Source procurement for the installation of a 300 ton Chiller and four (4) Air Handling Units and accessories.

PET-CORP

CAC 2000 LIMITED

SS

$8,393,967.88

16.12.09

Petrojam Limited

Extension of Sole Source engagement for the provision of technical consulting services for Petrojam's Refinery Upgrade Project (RUP).

PCJ

BECHT ENGINEERING

SS

US$330,000.00

16.12.09

National Works Agency

Rehabilitation works and shoreline protection, Palisadoes, Kingston.

EXIM China

CHINA HARBOUR ENGINEERING CO. LTD

SS

US$65,377,404.62**

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

 

*Contracts were endorsed by the NCC in months of October and November 2009.

 

**Please note that the NCC offered no objection to the use of the Sole Source Procurement Methodology to the contract award in favor of China Harbour Engineering Co. Ltd in the amount of US$65,377,404.62.  The NCC noted that the proposed contract was a bilateral agreement between the Governments of China and Jamaica and falls under the heading of Exclusions in accordance with the 2008 edition of the Handbook of Public Sector Procurement Procedures, Section No. S-1000, Subsection 111.

 

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:

28.01.10