Eron Lall wins contract for $66.4m Region Four works

Eron Lall Civil Engineering Works has secured a $66.4m contract for a variety of works in Region Four.

A release from the Ministry of the Presidency on Friday said that Cabinet at it August 15th meeting took note of this contract which will cover the construction of roads, drains, structures and the installation of a pure water distribution network in Demerara-Mahaica.

Cabinet also took note of a $62m contract awarded to GuyAmerica Construction Incorporated. This contract is for Lot #1- Farm, East Bank Demerara and Lot #2 – Covent Garden, East Bank Demerara.

B&S  Contracting Service clinched a contract for $27.7m for the building of the Paruima Primary School,  Upper Mazaruni while Mohamed Ramzanalli Khan secured a $17.7m contract for the erection of the Baramita Nursery School, Barima-Waini (Region One).

Meanwhile, MEECO Services Deutschland GMBH of Germany has won a contract for $19.5m for the supply of five photovoltaic systems for the National Agricultural Research and Extension Institute (NAREI). The stations will be in regions 4, 8 and 9.

Seeram Civil Engineering and Woodworking Establishment has also clinched a contract worth $909,000 for the transport of fuel and lubricants for NAREI for the period July to December 2017.


[Video] Maurice Arjoon’s lawyer in bid to levy on NBS

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Mahaicony farmer who drove car without permission dies in crash

An alleged inebriated farmer of 54 Strath Campbell Village, Mahaicony, ECD, died at about 3 pm  yesterday at Chance Village, Mahaicony, after a vehicle he was reportedly not given permission to drive, crashed into a utility pole.

Quarter-final curse fells Nadal again as Cilic advances

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal’s Australian Open quarter-final curse struck again on Tuesday, an injury forcing the top seed to retire in the fifth set against Croatia’s Marin Cilic.

Hundreds more sugar workers to be laid off

Several hundred more sugar workers are expected to be laid off from the Skeldon, Rose Hall, and East Demerara estates by next month and the Guyana Agricultural and General Workers Union (GAWU) yesterday urged that the decision be reviewed.

Order signed for setting up of telecoms agency

The commencement order establishing the Telecommunications Agency was signed last Friday, in anticipation of the liberalisation of the telecoms sector, Minister of Public Tele-communications Cathy Hughes announced yesterday.

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