Government requests suppliers to register with e-GP procurement system promptly

Sri Lanka’s Government is inviting the supplier community to register with Electronic Government Procurement System (e-GP System) who wish to supply goods, works and consultancy and non-consultancy services to the Government. This system has been developed with all the essential modules such as Vendor Registration, Procuring Entity Registration, Announcement of Bids, Calling and Receiving of Bids, Electronic Bid Opening, Electronic ...

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LSE picks Euronext as preferred bidder for Borsa Italiana

LONDON/MILAN/PARIS – London Stock Exchange entered exclusive talks to sell Borsa Italiana to Euronext on Friday, with the French operator seeing off Deutsche Boerse and Switzerland’s Six as it bids to add another bourse to its pan-European network. The logo of stock market operator Euronext is seen on a building in the financial district of la Defense in Courbevoie, near ...

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Mali Junta Willing To Meet West Africa Bloc’s Demands About Transitional Government

On September 17, Mali’s Junta announced that it was working to meet the demands of West Africa’s regional bloc about the transitional government. On September 17, Mali’s Junta announced that it was working to meet the demands of West Africa’s regional bloc about the transitional government. As per reports, As per reports, the move comes after Junta’s meeting with 6 West ...

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REQUEST FOR BIDS

The Dome at America’s Center is seeking bids from qualified companies to Refresh Anti-Slip Treads and Repair concrete stairs to 3 stair cases. Interested bidders must attend a pre-bid meeting and walk through which will be held at the Americas Center on Wednesday Sept 23rd at 10:00am. Please enter our building at our employee entrance at 9th and Cole St.  ...

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Wellesley Public Schools viral testing program update

Wellesley Public Schools Supt. David Lussier, who calls the evolving viral testing program a core part of the school reopening plan, gave an update on the effort during this week’s School Committee meeting. Note that this is a topic nearly impossible to report on, as details change daily, hourly, etc. The plan now focuses on baseline testing for all students and ...

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Army backs off idea to submit its own bid in Bradley replacement competition

An M2 Bradley Fighting Vehicle provides security for the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division’s tactical operations center (TOC) during the brigade’s 19-06 Decisive Action Rotation at the National Training Center, Fort Irwin, CA. The Army is trying to replace the Bradley with a new Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle. WASHINGTON — The Army is backing off a plan ...

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The Daily Dash: Groups sue to stop HOS changes; Convoy looks to replace the RFP process

Changes to the hours-of-service rule set to go into effect on Sept. 29 are facing a sudden roadblock as several groups have sued the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to block the rule change. The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, several safety groups have sued the Federal Motor ...

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More pension fund managers by December, expense ratio to be relooked: PFRDA

At present, there are seven fund managers and the expense ratio is among the lowest in the world Soon, National Pension System (NPS) subscribers could have a longer list of fund managers to choose from for managing their voluntary retirement contributions. “We will be coming out with our RFP (request for proposal) in another 2-2.5 months. So, by December, the ...

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Cost structure for pension fund managers of NPS likely to change soon, says PFRDA Chairman

The pension regulator is relooking at the cost structure for pension fund managers and other intermediaries and plans to revise their rates well ahead of appointing more fund managers. “We are doing a cost-benefit analysis and definitely very soon we will see some changes in the cost structure for pension fund managers and other intermediaries also,” Supratim Bandyopadhyay, chairman of ...

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RFP to onboard new Pension Fund Managers by Dec-end, says PFRDA chief

PFRDA Chairman Supratim Bandyopadhyay The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) will issue the Request for Proposal (RFP) to onboard new Pension Fund Managers (PFMs) by December-end, said the pension regulator’s Chairman Supratim Bandyopadhyay. The proposed RFP will come up with some entry barriers so that only “serious players” can enter, he said at the 22nd CII Insurance and ...

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Caribbean Business And Finance Report

Former United States President Bill Clinton and his daughter Chelsea will participate in a virtual conference to drive action on resilience efforts in the Caribbean. Compiled By NAN Business Editor News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri.: Here are some of the top business and finance news making headlines across the Caribbean this week. Regional Former United States President Bill Clinton and ...

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Kīlauea Recovery Grant Program Recipients Announced

Lava fountains erupting from fissure 22 (center) with heavy degassing (upper right) during Kīlauea’s lower East Rift Zone eruption in 2018. USGS photo was taken on May 20, 2018, by L. DeSmither. A total of $3.7 million in grants to assist with recovery in lower Puna following 2018’s volcanic eruption will soon be on its way to recipients. Hawai‘i County’s ...

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South Niagara hospital project update to be provided via online session

Niagara Health, in partnership with Infrastructure Ontario, will host an online session next month to update residents and businesses about the status of the new south Niagara hospital in Niagara Falls. The Zoom webinar is scheduled for Oct. 1 between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Cliff Harvey, chief planning officer for Niagara Health, said participants will learn more about a ...

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School Board Receives COVID, Testing Reports

The Jasper County School Board Tuesday learned that there have been 18 cases of COVID-19 in the school system since in-person learning started back last month. Of those cases, four were discovered Tuesday—three studens and one staff member, and quarantine letters were sent home. Of the total cases, School Superintendent Kenny Garland said 11 were active cases, and that seven ...

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New Guaranteed Primary offering from Convoy helps shippers reduce freight costs by nearly 20%

In what it is calling a first of its kind approach to contract primary freight, Seattle-based digital freight network Convoy announced today it has introduced a new offering, entitled Convoy Guaranteed Primary. Convoy described this offering as an “industry-first pricing program to procure capacity for primary freight that reduces a shipper’s total cost by up to 19% while guaranteeing capacity.” ...

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CU South Denver facility ‘not financially viable,’ to be listed for sale

The 150,000-square-foot CU South Denver facility will be listed for sale in the coming months. The University of Colorado System plans to sell its CU South Denver facility in Lone Tree after determining the property is “not financially viable” in light of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a post on the university’s website Thursday. The 151,000-square-foot building and the surrounding property — ...

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Contract for Milwaukee Child Welfare Case Management Services

The Department of Children and Families (DCF) issued a request for proposal (RFP) for case management services for the Milwaukee child welfare system. Consistent with state procurement requirements, DCF is conducting a competitive RFP procurement process for the next round of these contracts. DCF administers the child welfare system in Milwaukee County through the DCF Division of Milwaukee Child Protective ...

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Organic Electronics in EV

This is slowly anticipated to change to Interior displays and dashboard lighting. The specialized optics are not required by the organic LEDs. This further contributes to the reduction of the overall weight of the vehicles, which also has a positive impact on the range and power usage. The Organic LED penetration rate in the exterior automotive lighting market is anticipated ...

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IPP Office says next renewables bid window by end Jan ‘latest’, but possibly before year-end

The head of South Africa’s Independent Power Producer (IPP) Office, which performs the IPP procurement function on behalf of the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE), says discussions are under way with the department to finalise the roll-out plan for the Section 34 determination that caters for the procurement of 11 813 MW of new generation capacity. Speaking during a ...

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On-Demand Brokerage Solution

The global commercial freight or trucking business witnesses’ empty miles for nearly 20 to 30 percent of their total trips. To cover up for the losses, carrier needs to inflate the costing of their trucking business resulting in excess payout for the shippers. For freight broking firms, it is a nightmare to match the prices of a carrier with the ...

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