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T CENTRAL TENDERS BOARD
Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Mechanical Equipment to the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation,
Ministry of Local Government
Tenders are invited for the Supply and Delivery of Mechanical Equipment to the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional
Corporation, Ministry of Local Government as follows:-
Item 1 - One (1) Backhoe Loader
Item 2 - One (1) Cesspool Emptier
Item 3 - Two (2) Brushcutters with attachments
Tender documents can be obtained during normal working hours at the Central Tenders Board's Office, 116
Frederick Street, Port of Spain Telephone No. 625-4330, Fax : 625-1809.
Any technical information may be obtained during normal working hours from Mr. Hadeed Mohammed, County
Superintendent, Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation at Telephone Nos:
662-2261/1537/4139 Ext.234 or 767-3141
Tenders must be accompanied by valid:
(i) Income Tax and Value Added Tax Clearance Certificates issued by the Board of Inland Revenue and dated not more
than six (6) months prior to the closing date of the tender
(ii) Certificate of Compliance issued in accordance with the National Insurance Act.
Tenders in DUPLICATE on the approved Tender Form must be placed in sealed envelopes clearly marked:
"Tender for the Supply and Delivery of Mechanical Equipment to the Tunapuna/Piarco Regional Corporation,
Ministry of Local Government"
Envelopes must be addressed to the Chairman, Central Tenders Board, 116 Frederick Street, Port of Spain and must
be deposited in the BROWN Tenders Box located in the lobby of the Board's Office not later than 1.00 pm on Thursday
16th July, 2015.
Tenders will be opened shortly thereafter. The tenderer or an authorized representative may be present at the opening.
Tenderers should note that the dimensions of the slot of the Tenders Box are 37.5 cm x 5.5 cm and as such, tenders
should be packaged accordingly.
Late tenders will NOT be considered in any circumstances.
The Board does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any other tender.
The Central Tenders Board reserves the right to cancel the present notice in its entirety or partially, without defraying
any cost incurred by any firm in submitting their tender.
Tenderers are advised that they can visit website http://www.finance.gov.tt for all published Tender Notices.
Central Tenders Board
CTB: 25/2/20 Vol. XV
June 12, 2015
KINGSTON---Jamaica s anti-doping agency
announced Monday that it has started collecting
blood samples to test athletes on the Caribbean
island that produces the world s dominant sprint-
Carey Brown, the executive director of the Jamaica
Anti-Doping Commission, said blood testing began
this month with the guidance of the Canadian
Center for Ethics in Sport.
"The implementation of blood testing is a step
in the right direction for anti-doping in Jamaica
as this will further ensure the protection of our
clean athletes," Brown said in a statement from the
With the assistance of the Canadian nonprofit
and others, Jamaica has rebuilt its drug-testing
programme following revelations of a complete lack
of out-of-competition testing leading up to the
2012 London Olympics and an audit by the World
The leadership of Jamaica s anti-doping agency
has been recast, while the budget for drug testing
was boosted amid an austerity plan in the eco-
nomically struggling country. JADCO now employs
18 doping control officers and 49 chaperones. Last
year, it also launched a biological passport pro-
gramme to monitor blood profiles over time for
signs of doping.
During a visit to Jamaica earlier this year, WADA
president Craig Reedie said he was "hugely
impressed" by the progress made by Jamaican
authorities in building an effective testing pro-
Jamaica has been working to repair its image
since the former head of its drug-testing agency,
Renee Anne Shirley, disclosed in 2013 that there
had been a virtual absence of out-of-competition
testing for six months before the London Games.
Jamaican athletes were tested internationally by
the IAFF, but at home by their own anti-doping
Eight Jamaican athletes tested positive later that
same year, including former 100-metre record
holder Asafa Powell and three-time Olympic medal-
ist Sherone Simpson. Powell and Simpson had 18-
month bans imposed by Jamaican authorities cut
to six months by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Three-time Olympic medalist sprinter Veronica
Campbell-Brown had tested positive for a banned
diuretic at a Jamaica meet, but was totally cleared
by CAS because of flaws in the test collection pro-
The adoption of blood testing in Jamaica is impor-
tant because the island s track and field athletes
have won 28 medals over the past three Summer
The sport s biggest name, Usain Bolt, has won
six Olympic gold medals and nine world champi-
onships golds and will be going for more at this
Jamaica anti-doping agency
starts collecting blood samples
year s World Championships in China and next
year s Summer Games in Brazil. For the women,
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has won gold in the 100
metres during the last two Olympics. (AP)
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