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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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The following have been endorsed by the National Contracts Commission during June 2006 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)

14.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Sole Source Procurement:  Procurement of Straddle Carrier tyres for Kingston Container Terminals, Port Bustamante

MICHELIN

US$106,992.00

14.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Roof Waterproofing of Factory building #1 and customs offices, Montego Bay Free Zone

SEAL SPRAYED SOLUTIONS LIMITED

$7,890,274.04

14.06.06

Spectrum Management Authority

Supply and ship Land Rover Defender 110 vehicle to California for retro fitting and shipping to Kingston

FOLEY SPECIALIST VECHICLES

$7,320,212.00

14.06.06

National Housing Trust

Architectural Services for NHT Clarendon Branch Office Manchester Avenue May Pen

APEC CONSULTANTS

$5,530,000.00

14.06.06

National Works Agency

Erection of compact 200 bridge including approach road and protective works to abutment, Dry River, Portland

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION & HAULAGE CO. LTD.

$18,464,600.00

14.06.06

National Works Agency

Special Flood Damage Programme: Construction of gabion wall at River View in Portland

MILLER ELECTRICAL AND CONSTRUCTION CO. LIMITED

$6,252,147.50

14.06.06

National Works Agency

Special Flood Damage Programme: Construction of Masonry Rubble wall at River View in Portland

MILLER ELECTRICAL AND CONSTRUCTION CO. LIMITED

$6,130,305.00

14.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Grounds and building maintenance services – maintaining landscaping around property  and providing janitorial sanitation  at Montego Bay Free Zone Co. Ltd.

JARIC'S INTERNATIONAL COMPANY LIMITED

$7,158,832.00

21.06.06

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

Variation (Addition):
Development of Hellshire Park, LOT C

WEST INDIES HOME CONTRACTORS LTD.

$190,000,000.00

21.06.06

Tax Administration Services Department

Supply and installation of  Private Branch Exchange (PBX) System at Montego Bay Revenue Service Centre

CABLE & WIRELESS JAMAICA LIMITED

US$105,316.82

21.06.06

Ministry of Finance and Planning

Contract for merger of the Development Bank of Jamaica and the National Investment Bank of Jamaica

PRICEWATERHOUSE COOPERS (PWC)

$10,000,000.00

21.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Supply and commissioning of one Aerial Work Platform at Kingston Container Terminal

DERYCK A. GIBSON LIMITED

US$161,505.71

21.06.06

Jamaica Urban Transit Co. Ltd.

Provision of a Time and Attendance System at JUTC offices

ILLUMINAT JAMAICA LTD.

US$218,185.00

21.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Extension of loading ramp and construction of concrete plinths to accommodate containers at Kingston Container Terminal, Berth II, Port Bustamante

ISLAND WOODS AND DEVELOPMENT LIMITED

$11,513,337.00

21.06.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Construction of four classrooms with kitchen and sanitary facilities, sick bay, Principal’s office, teachers’ rest room, enclosed courtyard, and multi-purpose room for general assembly at Islington Early Childhood Institution, St Mary

GARAN-TEE CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD

$32,451,685.00

21.06.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Hurricane Ivan Repairs:  roof cladding, demolition of toilet shed; construction of sanitary block, septic tank, absorption pit, water tank; and replacement of existing doors and windows at Lititz All-Age School St Elizabeth

LASCAR FENCING & CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

$9,601,680.59

21.06.06

Tax Administration Services Department

Supply and installation of Private Branch Exchange (PBX) System at Spanish Town Revenue Service Centre

CABLE & WIRELESS JAMAICA LIMITED

US$72,872.21

21.06.06

National Housing Trust

Construction of a Community/Multi-Purpose Centre at 4 Norwood Road, Kingston 5

RONHAM & ASSOCIATES LIMITED

$4,836,434.01

21.06.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Scarifying, double surface dressing and asphaltic concrete to upgrade Hagley Gap to Minto Roads, St Thomas

CONTRAXX ENTERPRISES LIMITED

$6,550,700.00

21.06.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Construction of a modular two-classroom school with sanitary and kitchen facilities - Juno Pen Basic School, St Mary

SWC WOODWORK CONSTRUCTION

$7,432,750.00

21.06.06

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Construction of a modular two-classroom school with sanitary and kitchen facilities - Epsom Basic School, St Mary

SWC WOODWORK CONSTRUCTION

$7,591,117.50

28.06.06

Cabinet Office – Public Sector Reform Unit

Consultancy for effecting a programme for change within the Ministry of Health

P.A. CONSULTING

$5,288,320.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency Flood Damage/06/28 repairs to Parochial roads in Manchester

PATRICK E. THOMPSON LTD.

$5,882,661.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency Flood Damage/06/30 repairs to Parochial roads: Epping Forest, Marine Hill, Elliston, Emporium and Bottom St Todi's in Manchester

PATRICK E. THOMPSON LTD.

$5,305,588.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency flood Damage/06/29/ repairs to Parochial roads at Clark's Town road Fairfield, Broomfield and Three Chains Road in Manchester

PATRICK E. THOMPSON LTD.

$5,199,835.00

28.06.06

National Works Agency

Micro-surfacing works at Mountain View Avenue, Windward Road and Vanity Fair to Bermaddy, Kingston

MICRO-SURFACING LTD.

$7,350,000.00

28.06.06

National Works Agency

Special Flood Damage Programme for critical retaining wall at Zion Hill, St Catherine

DONALDSON ENTERPRISE LIMITED

$11,441,100.00

28.06.06

National Works Agency

Special Flood Damage Programme for critical retaining wall at Lime Hall St Ann

PAVEMENT & STRUCTURES LTD.

$30,860,655.00

28.06.06

 

University of Technology, Jamaica (UTECH)

Procurement of Computer hardware for UTECH

ILLUMINAT (JAMAICA) LIMITED

$13,569,749.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Local Government & Environment

Emergency Flood Damage/06/17 repairs to Parochial roads in Portland

PATRICK E. THOMPSON LTD.

$4,074,000.00

28.06.06

Ministry of National Security Limited

Procurement of motor vehicles for use by the Jamaica Defence Force

GM CHALLENGER TRANSPORT COMPANY

$15,522,476.00

28.06.06

Jamaica Urban Transit Company

Safety and security services at all JUTC locations

ATLAS PROTECTION LIMITED

$82,816,568.00

28.06.06

Cabinet Office – Public Sector Reform Unit

Transformation of Ministry of National Security and Immigration Passport and Citizenship division into performance-based institution

ATOS CONSULTING LTD.

US$1,989,420.00

28.06.06

Bank of Jamaica

Refurbishing of 3rd Floor, Tower:  remove demountable partition and install dry wall partitioning

PICON CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

$4,450,000.00

28.06.06

Port Authority of Jamaica

Supply and commissioning of terminal tractors and trailer trains for Kingston Container Terminal

DERYCK A GIBSON/KALMAR

US$3,555,060.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Purchase of food commodities for School Feeding Programme

T. GEDDES GRANT (DIST.) LIMITED

$41,502,400.00

28.06.06

Ministry of Education and Youth

Purchase of food commodities for School Feeding Programme

GRACE KENNEDY & COMPANY LIMITED

$11,711,250.00

28.06.06

Ministry of National Security

Procurement of motor vehicles for use by the Jamaica Defence Force

FIDELITY MOTORS LIMITED

$10,712,260.16

28.06.06

Ministry of National Security

Procurement of motor vehicles for use by the Jamaica Defence Force

FIDELITY MOTORS LIMITED

$5,175,361.44

28.06.06

University of Technology, Jamaica

Renovation of security post for contracted security

EAGLE CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

$4,077,672.00

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

 

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Contact:

Andrea Hoo Fung
Communications Officer
Office of the Contractor-General
17 Knutsford Boulevard
Kingston
5

Phone:

929-6460; 968-8061 (pvt)

e-mail:

ahoofung@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

27.07.06