CAY HILL: St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) recently released the first of a series of World Bank funded projects which was up for public tender on December 19th, 2018 and on which date bids were received from the various contractors and envelopes opened in their presence in the conference room at SMMC.
The tendered project (Tender Project 2.1) consists of a complete technical design, delivery and installation of a new fully addressable Fire Detection and Alarm system for the existing SMMC building and Care Complex.
Of the 13 companies that registered to receive the tender documents on December 3rd, 2018 a total of 4 bids were received by the SMMC Procurement Committee in the presence of SMMC’s General Director, Manager Facilities and Legal Counsel.
SMMC’s Manager Facilities, Erika v/der Horst stated: “We would like to thank all companies that registered and those that sent in their bids and we will be busy in the coming period to properly evaluate the received bids. We expect to award this project in January 2019”.
We are also currently busy with the preparation of the tender documents for the Tender Projects 2.2 Generators and 2.5 Medical gas distribution system which are expected to become available for pre-registered companies in the beginning of January 2019”.
“In the meantime, we encourage interested parties to review the other World Bank funded projects that are up for tendering on the World Bank section on the SMMC website: smmc.sx/World-Bank/Projects or email email@example.com for details, Van Der Horst concluded.