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Guardian www.guardian.co.tt Friday, October 9, 2015
Trinidad Cement Limited hereby invites tenders for the following:
Provision of Janitorial Services for Trinidad
30th October, 2015
Cement Limited (2016 to 2017)
Repair & Maintenance of Refrigeration Equipment
30th October, 2015
at Trinidad Cement Limited (2016 to 2017)
Haulage and Tobago Cement Depot Management
27th October, 2015
(Dec 2015 to Nov 2016)
1. Tender packages can be obtained upon payment to TCL's Cashier, of a non-refundable fee of
TT$500.00 per tender. Payments via Linx, debit cards or Certified Cheques ONLY. Cheques to
be made in the name "Trinidad Cement Limited".
2. Tender packages will be disbursed, upon presentation of the Cashier's receipt, to the office of the
Procurement Manager, located on the 1st Floor of TCL's Administration Building, Southern Main
Road, Claxton Bay.
3. Tender packages are to be requested during the hours of 8.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m. from Monday 12th
October to Wednesday 14th October, 2015.
4. Tenders must be accompanied by the following mandatory documents:
• The completed "Form of Tender"
• A company Profile
• Certificates of Registration/Incorporation/Continuance/Notice of Directors (as applicable)
• B.I.R. Clearance Certificate
• Valid V.A.T. Certificate
• Valid V.A.T. Clearance Certificate
• Valid Income Tax Certificate
• National Insurance Compliance Certificate
• Confirmed ability to provide a minimum of 90-days credit for payments
• Evidence of Public Liability Insurance - Minimum $6,300,000 per occurrence
• Evidence of Automobile Liability Insurance (for all owned, non-owned and hired automobiles
accessing TCL's compound) - Minimum $6,300,000 per occurrence
• Workmen's Compensation Insurance - In compliance with statutory requirements
• The Tenderer shall bear all costs associated with the preparation and submission of the
tender and TCL shall in no case be responsible or liable for those costs, regardless of the
conduct or outcome of the bidding process.
6.• Trinidad Cement Limited reserves the right not to accept the lowest or any of the tenders received.
Eighteen-year-old Central FC
forward Nicholas Dillon is cur-
rently on a three-week trial at
United States club Portland
A statement issued by Central
FC said, Dillon, a Trinidad and
Tobago Under-20 forward and
former Naparima College star,
left Trinidad a week ago to join
Timbers, based in Portland, Ore-
The Timbers, who hold a fran-
chise in the Major League Soccer
(MLS), also fields a team, Port-
land Timbers 2, in the United
Soccer League---the third tier of
the United States Soccer Pyra-
mid---which Central FC player
and Trinidad and Tobago inter-
national Rundell Winchester is
on loan at.
The Timbers MLS outfit
boasts the likes of Jamaica inter-
nationals Alvas Powell and
Michael Seaton and Ghana
national team goalkeeper
Adambathia Larsen Kwarasey
and Central remains hopeful that
the US club will either sign Dillon
to a full contract or on loan.
The Central FC statement also
said that Portland officials were
already pleased with the attitude
and performance of Dillon.
Last month Dillon, a six-foot-
plus powerfully-built forward,
showcased his strength and
speed against MLS outfit LA
Galaxy in the Concacaf Cham-
pions League group stage match
for Central but should have
scored a goal or two. Central had
to settle for holding Galaxy to a
The Chinese Culture will be on dis-
play when the Chinese Arrival Dragon
Boat Festival is held on Sunday at
Phase Two of the boardwalk in
Chaguaramas, from 9 am-3 pm.
The day s activities will feature races
from the country s premier clubs such
as Excellent Stores Titans, Aquaholics,
Peeking Ducks, Chaguaramas Devel-
opment Authority Caciques,
Oarstrucks, Point Shockwaves, and
Aquaforce from the siste-isle of Tobago.
And among the schools will be St
Mary s College, South East Port-of -
Spain (Sepos), Queen s Royal College
(QRC), Holy Name Convent, St Joseph
Convert Port-of-Spain and Trinity
College (Moka) among others.
President of the Dragon Boat Fed-
eration of Trinidad and Tobago Keith
Dalip said it will be a day of activities
for the public to come out and have
fun with their families as well as one
to learn more about the Chinese cul-
Dalip said a special feature on the
calendar of events would be the
Ambassador s Cup Dragon Boat event
which will target groups with Chinese
culture or interests in T&T.
This Cup event is being sponsored
the Chinese Ambassador and will fea-
ture teams such as Confucious, the
Chinese Embassy, Chinese Association,
the Chinese Society and a team of Chi-
nese doctors at the San Fernando Gen-
eral Hospital called the Chinese medical
A large turnout of dignitaries are
expected to be on hand for the festival
and among them will be Port-of-Spain
Mayor Raymond Tim Kee and officials
of key sponsors---the Tourism Devel-
opment Company (TDC) and the
Chaguaramas Development Authority
(CDA) as well as the Chinese Ambas-
It is understood that approximately
$50,000 was donated by the TDC to
cover prizes for the event and adver-
tising costs while the CDA gave the
venue free of charge.
There will also be an appearance by
members of the Dalian Foundation as
well as kung fu and martial arts dis-
plays. The famous Chinese Lion and
Dragon dances will also be on show
to the public.
The Dalian Foundation, it is under-
stood, provides scholarships for TT
dancers to go to China display and
enhance this talent every year.
Dalip said the foundation was actu-
ally name after a T&T citizen who
received a scholarship from Chinese
here in T&T and she performed so
well that she was given the name
Mother of dance in China.
Trinidad and Tobago s Joash The Honey
Badger Walkins was crowned champion of the
2015 King s Land Eight-Man-Standing Mixed
Martial Arts (MMA) Challenge at the Interna-
tional School in Curacao over the last week-
And with his triumph, he will receive a whop-
ping $30,000, the MMA belt and bragging rights
as the best in the Battle of the Throne showdown.
However Jason Fraser who accompanied the team
in Curacao said the talented T&T fighter will
have to go back in two weeks to collect his prizes.
Walkins, a regular competitor in the 62kg event
had to go up in weight at 70kg, in which the
event was held, to achieve his feat. Among some
of the victories was a battle against Venezuela s
best Juan Campos, who entered the competition
with 13 wins from 15 fights and just two loses
under his belt.
In that fight, Walkins advanced unanimously
and later defeated Jean Marc Howell of Aruba
through the same route. He also got victories
over Michell Adelina of the Netherlands in the
first round and Anael Lopez of the Dominica
In his final bout, he forced Curacao s Jairzinho
Kowsoleea into submission after the second round
to be declared champ.
Fraser described the victory as majestic, saying
he moved up in division and defeated everyone.
Excitement high for
dragon boat festival
Dillon off to Portland Timbers trial
Central FC forward Nicholas Dillon, right, during action against US Major League Soccer Cup
champions LA Galaxy on September 23, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo in their second-leg
group stage match of the 2015-16 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League.
Walkins is king
of the throne
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