news release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The following have been endorsed by the National Contracts Commission during February 2005 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)

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Facey Commodity Company Ltd.

$79,598,967.22

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Apotex Inc

$76,478,674.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Lasco Distributors Limited

$73,666.006.80

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Masters International (UK) Limited

$69,697,806.54

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

GlaxoSmithKline

$55,773,822.36

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Medimpex W.I. Limited

$44,995,756.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

TS Medical International LLC

$43,993,774.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Baxter Sales and Distribution

$40,285,895.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Remedica Limited

$36,183,696.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Biochemic West Indies

$32,091,820.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Novo Nordisk

$24,552,000.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Eli Lilly Exports

$24,184,960.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Lascelles Laboratories

$21,607,083.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Abbott International

$20,028,442.80

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Aventis Pharma

$17,619,098.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Schering Las Americas

$16,741,550.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Ranbaxy Laboratories

$16,542,666.40

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Astra Zeneca

$13,999,184.60

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Bristol Myers Squibb

$13,585,471.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Novocol Pharm.

$11,316,240.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Mac’s Pharmaceutical

$10,494,101.40

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Health 2000

$ 9,491,297.40

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Servier Caribbean Limited

$ 8,939,284.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Renal Dynamics of N. America

$ 8,509,500.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Sanofi Synth Labs

$ 6,634,911.40

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Novartis Pharma

$ 6,412,154.08

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Nicholas Piramal India Limited

$ 5,914,800.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Supreme Chemicals

$ 5,687,849.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Disposables Limited

$ 5,627,740.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Carlisle Laboratories

$ 4,924,175.16

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Roche Diagnostics

$ 4,749,005.94

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Puerto Rico Pharm.

$ 4,509,904.80

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Wyeth Pharceuticals

$ 4,394,622.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories

$ 4,192,841.76

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Pharmaceuticals

Medi-Grace Limited

$ 4,106,818.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Pharmaco Industries Ltd.

$33,788,760.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Shanghai Medicines

$26,313,018.24

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Shanghai Changjun Import

$21,844,810.92

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

WRP Asia Pacific SDN

$20,377,316.80

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Renal Dynamics of N. America

$13,565,352.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Ansell

$13,343,144.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Optimum Trading Limited

$ 9,646,257.60

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

GST Corporation

$ 8,009,780.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

URGO Labs.

$ 6,765,192.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Ethnor Del Istmo/J&J

$ 6,201,860.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

American Hospital Supplies

$ 6,097,204.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Boin Medica

$ 5,878,840.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

Troge Medical GMBH

$ 5,351,778.00

02.02.05

Health Corporation Limited

Procurement of Medical Sundries

A.A. Lasquis

$ 5,234,536.00

02.02.05

Southern Regional Health Authority

Provision of Cleaning and Portering Services at May Pen Hospital

Milestone Environmental Limited

$50,062,428.00

02.02.05

Southern Regional Health Authority

Provision of Cleaning and Portering Services at Mandeville Hospital

Lamasa Limited

$74,069,244.00

02.02.05

National Water Commission (NWC)

To provide armoured security services for the NWC in the following areas:

Clarendon, Manchester/St. Elizabeth/Portland/St. Mary and St. James/Trelawny

Atlas Armoured Services Limited

$ 3,579,985.45

02.02.05

National Water Commission (NWC)

To provide armoured security services for the NWC in the following areas:

Kingston/St. Andrew/St. Thomas, St. Ann, St. Catherine, Westmoreland/Hanover

Crime Prevention Armoured Services

$12,272,896.25

02.02.05

Overseas Examinations Office

Construction of a new administrative/examinations building at 2A Piccadilly Road, Kingston 5

McGregor & Levy Limited

$120,000,00.00

16.02.05

Overseas Examinations Office

Electrical, fire detection/alarm systems and communications infrastructure for new administrative building

Lesmack Engineers Limited

$ 20,574,093.59

16.02.05

Overseas Examinations Office

Installation of air conditioning in new administrative/examination building

Arel Limited

$ 11,589,586.84

16.02.05

National Water Commission

Construction of Water Supply System and Water Treatment Plant at Job Lane/Huddersfield and Moravia Water Supply System

Frederick Rodriques and Associates Limited

$ 7,223,255.00

16.02.05

National Housing Trust

Construction of Reservoir at Bellaire, Dumbarton, St. Ann

Tank-Weld Limited

$ 11,110,410.63

16.02.05

Cabinet Office/Public Sector Reform Unit

To provide Consultancy Services for the Transformation of Ministry of National Security and Immigration Citizenship and Passport Division to Performance-Based Institutions

Atos Consulting Limited

US$694,935.00

16.02.03

Financial Services Commission

Technical Assistance to legal staff on legal issues including regulatory enforcement actions and crisis intervention.

Gowlings LaFleur Henderson LLP

US158,100.00

16.02.05

Financial Services Commission

Consultancy services for the development of regulations to address governance procedures

D.M. MacPherson and Associates Inc.

US$91,000.00

16.02.05

National Sugar Company Limited

Insurance Services for Clarendon Distillers Ltd., Monymusk, Clarendon; Long Pond distillers Ltd, Clark’s Town, Trelawny; Innswood Distillery Ltd., St. Catherine and National rums of Jamaica Ltd., Kingston.

Marathon Insurance Brokers Limited

$ 6,860,418.00

16.02.05

Western Regional Health Authority

Supply of Chemistry Reagents and Machines to: Cornwall Regional, The Savanna-La-Mar PG and Falmouth Hospitals.

Inter-Commercial Distributors Limited

$ 36,040,417.74

16.02.05

Western Regional Health Authority

Provision of Private Security Services at the Savanna-La-Mar General Hospital

Guardsman Limited

$ 15,589,080.00

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Baxter’s Mountain All-Age School -- Hurricane Ivan Repairs

Garan-Tee Construction Company Limited

$ 4,071,195.00

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Bromley Basic School – Hurricane Ivan Repairs

W.A. Reid Construction Company Limited

$ 6,087,266.01

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Cascade Primary School – Hurricane Ivan Repairs

Garan-Tee Construction Company Limited

$ 4,287,287.40

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Content Basic School – Hurricane Ivan Repair

W.A. Reid Construction Company Limited

$ 6,253,906.51

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Mahoe Hill All-Age School – Hurricane Ivan Repairs

Garan-Tee Construction Company Limited

$ 5,897,547.75

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

New Road All-Age School Expansion

D. Bisasor & Associates Limited

$ 11,505,419.00

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Wiese Road Basic School – Hurricane Ivan Repairs

Garan-Tee Construction Company Limited

$ 7,899,499.40

23.02.05

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

White Sand road No. 175 Rehabilitation

Terracon Engineers Limited

$ 9,989,970.00

23.02.05

National Works Agency

GoJ/IDB Hurricane Ivan Rehabilitation Programme: Follow-on contract for 2002 IADB flood Rehabilitation Programme

WSP Flood Rehabilitation Programme

US$697,000.00

23.02.05

Bank of Jamaica

Procurement of Insurance Services at Nethersole Place

Marathon Insurance Brokers Limited

$ 17,458,768.00

23.02.05

Ministry of Finance and Planning

Supply and Installation of Private Branch Exchange

Fujitsu Transaction Solutions

US$116,838.29

23.02.05

The Electoral Office of Jamaica

Procurement of Laptop Computers for Electors Residence Re-Verification Exercise

IBM World Trade Corporation

$ 16,554,000.00

23.02.05

Financial Services commission

Provision of Consulting Services -- Prospectus and Disclosure Requirements

Gowlings LaFleur Henderson

US$140,200.00

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