Over 1000 corporations expressed curiosity in 17 classes of tasks for the 2017 capital tasks of the Nigerian Railway Company (NRC).
The Managing Director of the NRC, Engr. Fidet Okhiria disclosed this on Tuesday whereas declaring open the method for the opening of bids for the tasks.
The formal opening of bids held on the company headquarters of the NRC in Lagos had representatives of corporations who’ve bided for one contract or the opposite in attendance.
The MD represented by the Director of Operations, Mr. Niyi Ali stated the open bidding was geared toward getting the very best corporations to hold out the tasks lined up for implementation within the 2017 fiscal yr.
He assured the businesses that the NRC could be truthful, clear and neutral within the bidding course of which explains why they’ve made the method open according to the Procurement Act of 2004.
The tasks embody the Procurement of Instruments, Tools and Supplies for emergency repairs and upkeep of Tracks; Renovation/Improve of Railway Stations and different buildings along with related amenities (nationwide).
Procurement of Locomotives, Coaches, Wagons, Railway Inspection Automobiles and Cranes (Slender Gauge and/or Customary Gauge); Procurement/Rehabilitation and Set up of kit for Mechanical/Electrical, Safety, Printing, Operations, Civil and ICT amenities; Technology of Different Income for the Company, Insurance coverage Providers, amongst others.[Daily Trust]