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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.

The following contract award recommendations have been endorsed and/or approved by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) during February 2007, 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

CONTRACTOR

CONTRACT VALUE
J$
(unless otherwise stated)

07.02.07

International Centre for Environment and Nuclear Science

Procurement of Portable Thermo Niton Analyser

INSTRU-MED INC

US$30,435.00

07.02.07

Ministry of Health

Cricket 2007 Procurement of accident and emergency equipment

SCIENTIFIC & MEDICAL SUPPLIES LIMITED

$25,636,430.00

07.02.07

Ministry of Health

Cricket 2007 Procurement of accident and emergency equipment

SUN MEDICO JA. LIMITED

$12,077,010.50

07.02.07

Ministry of Health

Cricket 2007 Procurement of Radio graphic X-Ray processors

JAMAICA ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGIES LTD.

$15,838,319.17

07.02.07

Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)

RADA office Building -9 Seaboard Street Falmouth Trelawny

TANKWELD CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

$34,000,000.00

07.02.07

Post and Telecommunications Department

Waterproofing of roof at Post & Telecommunication on South Camp Road

METRO ROOFING AND CONTRUCTION LTD

$7,348,190.00

07.02.07

Port Authority of Jamaica

Supply of spares for Aids to navigation

AUTOMATIC POWER INC

US$105,952.00

07.02.07

Port Authority of Jamaica

Supply of three (3) only three-tonne Forklifts

JAMAICA INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT COMPANY LIMITED

US$101,902.02

07.02.07

Ministry of Housing, Transport, Works and Water

Procure 462 truck tyres for rapid response units

TYRES-R-US LIMITED

$7,733,048.40

14.02.07

Ministry of Housing, Transport, Works and Water

Broadgate Water Supply Bolted Steel Tank contract #ST002

BACCHUS ENGINEERING WORKS LTD.

$9,096,150.00

14.02.07

National Works Agency

Procurement of 500 litres of chemical soil stabilizer (road bond)

MOVERN DEVELOPMENTS LTD.

$21,352,632.00

14.02.07

Port Authority of Jamaica

Financial advisor-lead arranger-for debt restructuring and loan raising

MERRILL LYNCH

US$1,917,500.00

14.02.07

Sugar Industry Authority

Insurance Placement for SIA assets and liabilities

FRASER FONTAINE & KONG LIMITED INSURANCE BROKERS

$4,667,000.00

14.02.07

Development Bank of Jamaica

Upgrading of car park areas

GENERAL PAVING COMPANY LTD.

$5,980,783.00

14.02.07

Ministry of Finance and Planning

Supply of Bulk petroleum products 2006-2007

PETROLEUM COMPANY OF JAMAICA LIMITED

$264,227,650.00

28.02.07

Health Corporation of Jamaica

Variation (Addition):
Procure pollution control device

FACULTATIEVE TECHNOLOGIES

US$13,914.64

28.02.07

Ministry of Health

Procurement of Viral Load reagents and supplies

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS DIVISION

US$519,000.00

28.02.07

Ministry of Health

Procurement of Viral Load reagents and supplies

ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS DIVISION

US$224,600.00

28.02.07

Ministry of Health

To supply CD4 reagent and consumables for 2008-2009

BECTON & DICKINSON

US$630,000.00

28.02.07

Ministry of Health

To supply CD4 reagent and consumables for 2006-2007

BECTON & DICKINSON

US$82,000.00

28.02.07

Ministry of National Security

To supply security related equipment

_____

US$153,905.00

28.02.07

Ministry of National Security

To supply security related equipment

_____

US$569,382.44

28.02.07

Ministry of National Security

To supply security related equipment

_____

US$419,500.00

28.02.07

National Housing Trust

Supply & Delivery of Reinforcement for Water Works Housing Development

CENTRAL SUPPLIES & CONSTRUCTION

$5,630,236.56

28.02.07

National Housing Trust

Supply and delivery of general construction material for Water Works Housing Development

CENTRAL SUPPLIES & CONSTRUCTION

$12,267,039.59

28.02.07

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Printing of Agri-census forms and processing of the agri-census forms

XSOMO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

US$48,000.00

28.02.07

Statistical Institute of Jamaica

Printing of Agri census forms and processing of the agri-census forms

XSOMO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

                $792,000

28.02.07

Port Authority of Jamaica

Supply and commission two (2) three tonne Fork Lift Trucks

INDUSTRIAL & TECHNICAL SUPPLES (JA.) LIMITED

US$68,960.00

28.02.07

Ministry of National Security

To supply security related equipment

_____

US$229,609.69

**24.01.07

Jamaica Cricket 2007 Ltd.

Variation (Addition):
Refurbish and upgrade Sabina Park

ASHTROM BUILDING SYSTEMS LTD.

US$6,413,316.00

**31.01.07

Port Authority of Jamaica

Variation (Addition):
Paving of container Yard with under ground services, piling for mast lights and ship to shore crane anchorage AT KCT

E PIHL & SONS AS

US$963,910.88

 

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

** Entries that should have been included in the list of endorsed contracts for January 2007

 

 

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Contact:

Claudia Williams
Communications Officer
Office of the Contractor-General
17 Knutsford Boulevard
Kingston
5

Phone:

929-6460; 968-8061 (pvt)

e-mail:

cwilliams@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

12.03.07