Bids opened for major GWI projects

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) is on the verge of intensifying major infrastructural works countrywide, heralded by the opening of several bids yesterday at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board’s office at Main and Urquhart streets, Georgetown.
This included the retender of a bid to construct a well at Providence, on the East Bank of Demerara.

Bids for the supply and construction of potable water wells at Providence, Uitvlugt and Better Hope, divided into three lots, came from Water and Oil Well Service Company Ltd of Trinidad, which bid for Lots 1, 2 and 3, at $220,240,517, $149,560,941 and $261,784,976, respectively; BK International, which bid $142,199,101, $123,338,457 and $174,134,829; and S. Jagmohan Hardware Supplies and Construction Services, which bid only for Lot 2, which it proposed to undertake at a cost of $95,636,090. The engineer’s estimate for the projects are pegged at $107, 443, 715 (Lot 1), $94,335,837 (Lot 2), and $116,037,957 (Lot 3).

The tender for the supply and delivery of water treatment chemicals were also divided into three lots. The bidders were Manohar Services of Canada, which bid $141,600,000, $21,538,000 and $36,382,500, respectively; Greensol Ltd of Trinidad, which bid USD $83,538 or $16,707,600 but did not specify which bid and did not complete the tender form, although its price schedule was present. 3R Energy UK Ltd submitted bids for lots 1, 2 and 3 at $104,811,823, $18,566,100  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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