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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Monday, November 24, 2014
NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
1. The North-Central Regional Health Authority has authorized tendering for the following:
NAME OF TENDER
36 - 11/2014
Supply, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance
Monday 15th December, 2014
of a Piped Oxygen System at the Caura Hospital
at 2:00 pm
and now invites interested firms having representation and service facilities in Trinidad and Tobago to submit their proposals.
2. Tender Documents may be perused at Third Floor, Room 306, Building #39, Eric Williams Medical Sciences
Complex, and are available between the hours of 8:00am -12:00pm and 1:00pm - 3:00pm, but may be taken away
upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Three Hundred Dollars (TT$300.00) by cash or certified cheque to the
North Central Regional Health Authority, payable at the cashier Building #39, Second Floor, North-Central
Regional Health Authority. The receipt must be attached to the Tender upon submission.
3. All requests for information and /or clarification shall be addressed to:
The Chairman of the Tenders Committee
c/o Tenders Department
North Central Regional Health Authority
Third Floor, Room 306
Building 39, Eric Williams Medical Sciences Complex
Uriah Butler Highway, Champs Fleurs
Tel: (868) 645-2640 ext: 5077/5050
Fax: (868) 645-2640 ext. 5052
4. Tenderers are required to fully complete and return the Tender Form together with the Tender.
5. Tenders must remain valid for a period of at least one hundred and eighty (180) days (6 months) from the closing
date of the Tender and must be accompanied by the following mandatory documents:
• Valid Income Tax Certificate;
Valid VAT Clearance Certificate;
Valid NIB Clearance Certificate;
Certificate of Incorporation/ Certificate of Continuance;
2% Bid Security in the form of a bank guarantee or a certified/manager's cheque from a Bank; (Bid
Securities from any other Financial Institutions will NOT be considered).
Tenderers must also include the following:
The Price Schedule which must include the Delivery Schedule;
Documentary evidence that the Tenderer is eligible and is qualified to perform the Contract in accordance with
the general conditions if its Tender is accepted;
Two (2) Recent References of Completed Similar Services;
Audited and Certified Financial Statements for the past three years;
Qualification Questionnaire with all attachments;
Tenderers must also provide a copy of NCRHA's Receipt for the procurement of Tender Document;
6. All alterations or erasures in the Tender must be initialled by the person submitting the Tender or in the case of a
business entity, a duly authorised officer thereof.
7. The Bid Security of two percent (2%) of the value tendered (VAT Inclusive) shall be included with the Bid. Such Security
shall be in the form of a bank guarantee or a certified/manager's cheque from a bank, in the name of North-Central
Regional Health Authority. (Bid Securities from any other Financial Institution will NOT be considered).
8. The ORIGINAL AND COPIES OF THE ENTIRE ORIGINAL TENDER SUBMISSION DOCUMENTS must be placed in sealed
envelopes addressed to:
THE CHAIRMAN OF THE TENDERS COMMITTEE
NORTH CENTRAL REGIONAL HEALTH AUTHORITY
BUILDING 39, ERIC WILLIAMS MEDICAL SCIENCES COMPLEX
URIAH BUTLER HIGHWAY, CHAMPS FLEURS
And clearly marked:
Tender -- indicate the Tender you are submitting as stated below
i. Supply, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of a Piped Oxygen System at the Caura Hospital
9. The envelope must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Tenders Department, at the above address no later than
2:00 pm on Monday 15th December, 2014. Tenderers will be required to sign a form indicating the date and time
of deposit of the Tender before the deposit of the envelope in the Tender Box.
10. Tenders will be opened publicly at 2:15 pm on the same day in a meeting room on the NCRHA's premises. The
Tenderer or his representative may choose to be present at the opening.
11. The Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other Tender.
12. The successful Tenderer would be required to furnish a Performance Bond of not less than ten percent (10%) of the
contract price within fourteen (14) days of receiving the letter of award.
13. Late Tenders will not be considered.
14. Failure to comply with any of these instructions may result in the Tender not being considered.
15. The Authority reserves the right to cancel the present Tender in its entirety or partially, without defraying any cost
incurred by any firm in submitting its Tender.
of London s police
force said yesterday
that as many as five
terror plots were foiled
this year, as he warned
of increasing pressure
on resources amid the
Hogan-Howe told the
BBC that normally
security services disrupt
one plot annually. However, he said this year alone
authorities have disrupted "we think four or five."
Police have become increasingly concerned about
young people traveling to fight in Syria and becoming
radicalized by the Islamic State group.
The fear is that they will return and wage attacks
at home. Authorities estimate that some 500 British
jihadists have traveled to Syria.
Hogan-Howe s comments come as authorities pre-
pare for a nationwide terrorism awareness campaign
in which the police will attempt to build grass-roots
support in a bid to prevent attacks.
Briefings at some 80 venues such as schools, air-
ports and shopping centers are planned.
The Scotland Yard chief said police are increasingly
worried about the possibility of a "lone wolf" attack
and that thwarting such attacks is putting pressure
on resources because police need to move fast.
"It doesn t take an awful lot of organising, doesn t
take too many to conspire together, there s no real
complexity to it," he said.
"What that means is we have got a very short
time to interdict, to actually intervene and make sure
that these people don t get away with it.
"So, that is causing real pressure on us in terms
Hogan-Howe s comments came as Home Secretary
Theresa May said she would propose a bill in the
House of Commons this week forcing Internet firms
to retain data linking Internet Protocol or IP addresses
to individual users.
May said the Anti-Terrorism and Security Bill
would boost national security. (AP)
MILWAUKEE---Put down that aerosol spray can.
The Kohler Co is introducing a deodorising toilet
seat that it says eliminates embarrassing bathroom
smells---and the need for sprays to cover them up.
The battery-operated seat includes a fan that sucks
in air, pushing it through an odor-eating carbon filter
and over an optional scent pack. Product manager
Jerry Bougher says the idea is to attack smells "where
the action is."
The seat costs about $90 and is part of a high-
tech trend that includes heated seats and seats with
Kohler isn t the first to sell a smell-free seat.
Brondell introduced one in 2006, but took it off
the market about three years ago because demand
wasn t strong. The company now includes the feature
in its more expensive bidet seats. (AP)
odor-eating toilet seat
UK police chief:
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