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Bids in for emergency Region Nine works to enable well drilling

The Ministry of Public Infrastructure is expected to undertake emergency infrastructural works in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo, Region 9 to facilitate the drilling of water wells.

The emergency works will be carried out on roads and bridges in the Deep South Rupununi according to the tender document.

The wells will be drilled by Brazil’s  6th Engineering Construction and Battalion Defence, navy and army in conjunction with the Guyana Defence Force.

Three local companies yesterday signalled their interest in carrying out the emergency works at the opening of bids at the National Procurement and Tender Administration Board.

The engineer’s estimate for the three lots of work is pegged at $108.9M.

The companies and their bids are as follows: