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

*23.09.09

National Housing Trust

The construction of 165 Two (2) Bedroom Townhouses and 192 Two (2) and Three (3) Bedroom Apartments and associated Infrastructure Works at Twickenham Park Housing Development, St. Catherine Phase 3.

NHT

ASHTROM BUILDING SYSTEMS LTD.

SS

$2,100,357,738.17

*23.09.09

National Housing Trust

The construction of 10 Two (2) Bedroom, 52 One (1) Bedroom and Five (5) Studio Units and associated Infrastructure Works at the Bush Park Housing Development, Clarendon, Phase 2.

NHT

ASHTROM BUILDING SYSTEMS LTD.

SS

$229,250,000.00

*23.09.09

Ministry of Health and Environment

Direct Contracting for the procurement of six (6) Ventilators (GE models I Vent 201 1C/AB and I Vent 201 1C + AB).

USAID

AREL LIMITED

DC

US$76,200.00

*23.09.09

South East Regional Health Authority

Sole Source procurement for the supply of a laser with compatible slit lamp and adapter for the Kingston Public Hospital.

ORBIS

CARI-MED LIMITED

SS

$3,600,000.00

07.10.09

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The Upgrading of Pipelines at Bucknor Water Supply in the parish of Clarendon.

WB

LEYCAR ENGINEERS LTD.

ST

$16,889,900.00

07.10.09

Airports Authority of Jamaica

The construction of stabilized base and asphaltic concrete overlay of the runway, corresponding shoulders and aircraft stand at the Boscobel Aerodrome, St. Mary.

AAJ

GENERAL PAVING COMPANY LTD.

OT

$55,109,052.00

07.10.09

Ministry of Education

The construction of a four (4) classroom block at the Marcus Garvey Technical High School in the parish of St. Ann.

GOJ

E & W CONSTRUCTION

ST

$12,435,058.00

07.10.09

Ministry of Education

The construction of an Enhancement Basic School at St. Francis Practising School.

CDB

G .M. & ASSOCIATES LTD.

OT

$56,819,229.00

07.10.09

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

The refurbishing of restrooms at the Jamaica Conference Centre.

MFPS

M.L.O SERVICES LIMITED

OT

$11,235,000.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Health and Environment

The procurement of private security services by the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) for the Lionel Town/Chapleton Community Hospital.

GOJ

SHALK ELECTRONIC SECURITY LIMITED

ST

$28,350,000.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Education

The procurement of private security services by the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) for the Percy Junior Hospital/Spaulding Health Centre.

GOJ

SHALK ELECTRONIC SECURITY LIMITED

ST

$21,003,300.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Education

The procurement of private security services by the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) for the Black River Hospital/Black River Health Centre.

GOJ

SHALK ELECTRONIC SECURITY LIMITED

ST

$18,489,870.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Education

The procurement of private security services by the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) for the Mandeville Regional Hospital.

GOJ

ATLAS PROTECTION LIMITED

ST

$85,108,050.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Education

The procurement of private security services by the Southern Regional Health Authority (SRHA) for the May Pen Hospital/May Pen Health Centre.

GOJ

ATLAS PROTECTION LIMITED

ST

$71,944,275.00

14.10.09

Ministry of Agriculture

Variation (Addition):
Consultancy services for the implementation of the National Animal Identification System. (Agricultural Support Services Project).

IADB

ADT PROJEKT GMBH

OT

54,458.00

14.10.09

Jamaica Trade and Invest

Consultancy services to implement and establish a Jamaican International Financial Services Centre.

GOJ

BAKER AND MCKENZIE

LT

US$250,000.00

14.10.09

Ministry of National Security

Renewal of maintenance contract for the Integrated Ballistics Identification System of the Jamaica Constabulary Force and the Firearm Licensing Authority for a period of one (1) year.

GOJ

FORENSIC TECHNOLOGY WAI INC.

SS

Can$216,190.00

14.10.09

National Housing Trust

The Construction of Three (3) Bedroom Townhouses with associated infrastructure at 4 - 6 Salisbury Avenue, Barbican.

NHT

M & M JAMAICA LIMITED

ST

$167,296,792.30

14.10.09

National Housing Trust

Variation (Addition):
Supply and install pipes and fittings for connections of pipeline junctions at Green Pond Housing St James.

NHT

ASHTROM BUILDING SYSTEMS LTD.

SS

$8,383,997.99

21.10.09

Office of the Prime Minister

The construction of a residential ward at the St. Thomas Infirmary.

CHASE

SHINE CONSTRUCTION & EQUIPMENT RENTAL

ST

$19,606,193.00

21.10.09

Urban Development Corporation (UDC)

The upgrade of Old Hospital Recreational Park in the parish of St. James.

TEF

LAWSON'S CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

ST

$17,390,603.48

28.10.09

Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Direct Contracting for the procurement of Electronic Imaging/Bank Reconciliation System.

WB

XSOMO INTERNATIONAL LIMITED

DC

US$119,054.00

28.10.09

Port Authority of Jamaica

The supply of one hundred and fifty (150) 480/95R25 Tyres.

PAJ

MICHELIN

SS

US$450,000.00

28.10.09

National Works Agency

Direct Contracting for restoration flood damage work for Yallahs River Training.

IADB

NATIONAL WORKS AGENCY

DC

$40,000,000.00

28.10.09

National Works Agency

Direct Contracting for restoration flood damage work for Yallahs River Training.

IADB

L & K CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

DC

$15,625,000.00

28.10.09

National Works Agency

Direct Contracting for restoration flood damage work for Yallahs River Training.

IADB

SEAN D. CONSTRUCTION CO. LTD.

DC

$15,625,000.00

28.10.09

National Works Agency

Direct Contracting for restoration flood damage work for Yallahs River Training.

IADB

GABIONS & STRUCTURES CO. LTD

DC

$15,625,000.00

28.10.09

National Works Agency

Direct Contracting for restoration flood damage work for Yallahs River Training.

IADB

SURREY PAVING & AGGREGATE CO. LTD

DC

$15,625,000.00

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 September 2009.
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:

17.11.09