Leguan slated for $564M in sea defence repairs

August 26, 2011 | By | Filed Under News 

 

- 19 bids for three contracts

Leguan, a Region Three farming island in the Essequibo, has been earmarked for a number of major sea defence works in coming months.
On Tuesday, a total of 19 bids were opened for three contracts that, according to estimates, will cost almost $564M.
Leguan, it has been reported, has been taking a beating from spring tides, with significant losses in crops.
The first tender opened was for the construction of 730 meters of rip-rap sea defence using large stones. This will be done at Louisiana. The Ministry of Public Works is estimating the works to cost $320,044,330 with the five (5) bids opened being:

Bidder

Amount

M&B Construction                            $274,345,500
Samaroo’s Investments                            $264,023,200
KB&B Contractors                            $293,640,500
Roopan Ramotar Investments                            $463,829,000
BK International Incorporated                            $208,668,400

At Maryville, another section of the sea defence will need repairs. This will entail the building of
210 metres of rip-rap. It is estimated that the works will cost $104,829,170. The eight (8) bids opened on Tuesday were:

Bidder

 Amount

Samaroo’s Investments                              $82,368,980
Roopan Ramotar Investments                            $166,436,500
S Khan General Contracting Services Limited                              $90,594,800
M&B Constructions                              $85,154,400
Deodat Singh                              $98,657,400
KB&B Contractors                              $92,856,500
Toolsie Persaud Quarries Incorporated                              $75,425,100
BK International Incorporated                              $90,270,200

And at Enterprise, the chosen contractor will be constructing 290 metres of rip-rap. It is estimated that the project will cost $138,749,450 and the six (6) bids submitted are as follows:

Bidder

Amount

M&B Constructions                            $111,390,400
KB&B Contractors                            $119,497,000
Deodat Singh                            $126,806,000
BK International Incorporated                            $111,898,100
Samaroo’s Investments                            $106,319,220
Toolsie Persaud Quarries Inc                              $96,645,800
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