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CENTRAL TENDERS BOARD
TENDER FOR THE SUPPLY AND DELIVERY OF MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT TO THE DIEGO MARTIN
REGIONAL CORPORATION, MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Tenders are invited for the supply and delivery of Mechanical Equipment to the Diego Martin Regional Corporation,
Ministry of Local Government as follows:
Tender documents can be collected during normal working hours at the Central Tenders Board's Office, 116
Frederick Street, Port of Spain
Any further technical information can be obtained during normal working hours from Mr. Latchman Maraj,
County Superintendent, Diego Martin Regional Corporation at telephone number 1-868-695-7839-41.
Tenders must be accompanied by valid:
Tenders on the approved tender forms (IN DUPLICATE) should be placed in sealed envelopes clearly marked on the
Envelopes must be addressed to the Chairman, Central Teners Board, 116 Frederick Street, Port of Spain and
must be deposited in the
Tenders Box located in the lobby of the Board's Office not later than
Tenders will be opened publicly at the Board's Office shortly thereafter. The tenderer or an authorized represen-
tative may be present at the opening.
Tenderers should note that the dimensions of the
of the Tenders Box are 37.5 cm x 5.5 cm and as such,
tenders should be packaged accordingly.
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:
for all published Tender Notices.
PITTSBURGH---Food company HJ Heinz Company
is eliminating 600 jobs across the US and in Canada,
including 350 in Pittsburgh, nearly a third of its
operation there, it said yesterday.
The company was sold in June and the layoffs
were the result of a review of operations, spokesman
Michael Mullen said. They re intended to enable
faster decision-making, increased accountability and
accelerated growth, he said.
Mullen said as part of the transition to a private
company, the Heinz leadership "examined every piece
of our business to better position Heinz in a very
competitive global market" and that review "resulted
in a number of difficult, but necessary organisational
Warren Buffett s Berkshire Hathaway and the Brazil-
ian investment firm 3G Capital bought the company
in a US$23.3 billion deal. Bernardo Hees was named
Heinz s new CEO. He took over from William Johnson,
who received a golden parachute of US$56 million,
in addition to US$156.7 million in vested stock and
deferred compensation he accrued over his career.
Heinz is offering severance packages and outplace-
ment services to people who lost jobs, Mullen said.
"We regret the impact this has on Heinz employees
and their families," Mullen said.
Mullen said Heinz will remain headquartered in
Pittsburgh, where it was founded in 1869. He said
that after the reduction the company will employ
about 800 people in the Pittsburgh region and 6,000
across North America. (AP)
Taiwan's President Ma Ying-
jeou, left, listens to Haiti's
President Michel Martelly
after a press conference at
the national palace in Port-
au-Prince, Haiti, yesterday.
Haiti is one of 23 countries
to recognise the self-
governing island of Taiwan.
Mainland China considers
Taiwan part of its territory
and objects to diplomatic
recognition of Taipei by
HAITI, TAIWAN TALKS
Foreign tourists visit Yuyuan Garden, one of the
most famous tourist destinations in Shanghai,
China, yesterday. China, one of the most visited
countries in the world, has seen sharply fewer
tourists this year---with worsening air pollution
partly to blame.
In this January 13 file photo, visitors gather near
an entrance to the Forbidden city during a hazy
day in Beijing. AP PHOTOS
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