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Tenders invited for roadworks at Windy Hill

PRESS RELEASE: The Government of the Virgin Islands is inviting tenders for road, slope stabilisation, and drainage works at Windy Hill on Tortola.

Director of Communications, Mrs Arliene Penn said the proposed works involves reinforced concrete retaining wall construction, reinforced concrete road pavement construction, and reinforced drain construction.

Mrs Penn added that the works include furnishing all plant, labour, equipment and materials, and performing all operations in connection with the road, slope stabilisation, and drainage works.

Interested tenderers must submit all necessary documents to prove that the company is experienced in road and drainage works and is compliant will all the requirements to operate a business in the Virgin Islands.

Mrs Penn said: “Interested persons must provide the Procurement Unit with proof certificates of good standing in respect to social security and taxes including payroll taxes and property taxes, trade licence and National Health Insurance and a tender security from a bank or insurance company for a sum equivalent to one percent of the contract sum.”

She added that tender documents are available upon request from the Procurement Unit/PSSU Conference Room on the second floor, Qwomar 2. Tender documents are available from Monday, February 5.

The pre-tender meeting is scheduled for Friday, February 16.

A non-refundable fee of $250 payable by cash or bank cashier’s cheque is required for the tender documents.

Interested tenderers should submit one original and two copies of the tender and all tenders must be deposited in the tender box at the Procurement Unit no later than 10am on Tuesday, March 13.

Tenders will be publicly opened at the Procurement Unit on Tuesday, March 13 at noon. Tenderers are invited to attend.

For more information, interested persons can contact the Procurement Coordinator, Mrs Ishma Rhymer at the Procurement Unit at (284) 468-4243.

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    European Law. Applicants and tenderers may not charge fees for the performance of the procurement procedures. Just copy costs can be charged. BVI´s are far away from Europe.

  2. Haymaker says:

    So if u didn’t get u wasted $250.just like that. Well said.

  3. Alibaba Culture says:

    In other parts of the world it´s called “Alibaba Culture”
    To this belong also bribes,fraudes, etc.
    Imagine I´m a car seller. What would you say if I invite you to give me an offer for buying a car from me. But first you have to pay a fee. Than you have the possibilty to get it.

  4. Sam the man says:

    As usual the tender documents will be poorly put together with design to be clarified/altered/ammended etc – why doesn’t the government learn and pay a decent engineer a decent fee for a proper design solution that will work and stand the test of time rather than the usual shambolic F%*k up with a contractor that will charge the earth and deliver sub standard work which is not fit for purpose!!!Half the timethe government hasn’t a clue what it wants, then changes its mind and pays a massive premium to do so…..back to reality – nothing changes

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