State Minister Joseph Harmon on Thursday announced that Cabinet has noted the award of contracts for the rehabilitation of three police stations and the construction of a school dormitory in Region Seven.
Speaking during a post cabinet press briefing, Harmon said that under the Ministry of Public Security, the Central Police Station at New Amsterdam, the Spring-lands Police Station and the Lethem Police Station will be rehabilitated. The work on the New Amsterdam station will be executed by Doodnauth Construction and Supplies at a cost of $29,737,280 while the one at Springlands will be done by Gupta Engineering Enterprises at a cost of $18,777,360. Additionally, a $44.5M contract has been awarded to Navin and Sons Construction for the rehabilitation of the station at Lethem.
Harmon disclosed that the dormitory at D.C. Caesar Fox Secondary Complex, Upper Maza-runi, (Region Seven) will be constructed by J’s General Store and Construction Company for $26,327,850. This is one of two contracts being executed under the Ministry of Communities. The other is the construction of the Craig Nursery School which includes the fence, gate and guard hut. That contract which is worth just over $30M was awarded to Simcon Engineering Company.
Meanwhile, the Minister stated that under the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of the Public Service, a $53.6M contract has been awarded to M.P. Investment for the rehabilitation, modification and addition to the existing residence (building number four) at the Bertram Collins College of the Public Service, Ogle Estate Complex.