New Hampshire issues RFP for public-safety LTE system, but official says no opt-out decision has been made

New Hampshire has made no decision to opt out of FirstNet, even though the state has issued a request for proposal (RFP) that seeks bids on a project that calls for a public-safety LTE network to be built throughout the state before FirstNet is expected to begin construction on its nationwide public-safety broadband system, according to a key state official. ...

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Twp. gives OK to issue RFP for community center construction

Last week, the Oxford Township Board voted 7-0 to authorize the parks and recreation department to issue a request for proposals for the center’s construction. Officials were presented with plans calling for the renovation and expansion of the park’s existing maintenance building, located just east of the main entrance along Seymour Lake Rd. The project includes a 1,864-square-foot community room ...

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LRT operation, maintenance bids delayed to Jan.

THE TRANSPORTATION department postponed to next year the bid submission for the public-private partnership (PPP) deal to operate and maintain the Light Rail Transit (LRT) Line 2, which was scheduled this month, after prospective bidders asked for more time. SC asked to stop LRT-1 privatization and extension S.Korean firm’s Davao LRT proposal to cost P40B DoTC seeking Japanese firms for ...

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RFP – King County mid-century residential resource context statement

King County Historic Preservation Program Submission deadline: 1/8/2016 The King County Historic Preservation Program (HPP) is seeking a qualified contractor to prepare a context statement for mid-century modern residential resources. The statement would be used as a tool for evaluation of potential National Register and local landmark properties throughout unincorporated King County and in the 20 cities which are interlocal ...

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Storage shed replacement pending for April 2016 in West Milford

The replacement of the town’s shared-use salt storage shed has gone back out to bid. According to Passaic County records, bids for the project are due on Dec. 22 as the county and local government seek to replace the structure after two years of planning. If a suitable bid is submitted, West Milford Township records say construction on the 12,800-square-foot ...

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RFP: Effective Construction Project Staffing Strategies for Transportation Agencies

NCHRP 20-107 [RFP] Effective Construction Project Staffing Strategies for Transportation Agencies Project Data Funds: $500,000 Contract Time: 24 months (includes 2 months for NCHRP review and approval of the interim report and 3 months for NCHRP review and for contractor revision of the final report) Authorization to Begin Work: 6/8/2016 — estimated Staff Responsibility: William C. Rogers Phone: 202/334-1621 Email: ...

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Advanced Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Integration for Airports

Project Data Funds: $375,000 Contract Time: 15 months (includes 2 months for ACRP review and approval of the interim report and 3 months for ACRP review and for contractor revision of the final report) Authorization to Begin Work: 6/15/2016 — estimated Staff Responsibility: Marci A. Greenberger Phone: 202/334-1371 Email: mgreenberger@nas.edu RFP Close Date: 1/25/2016 Fiscal Year: 2016 BACKGROUND ACRP Web-Only ...

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DPW gets 3 responses to $100M RFP to renovate, modernize public schools

“The Calvo Tenorio administration has been committed to providing the best learning environment to our students, teachers, and families. As part of the ongoing procurement process for this RFP, we are one step closer to making much needed large-scale improvements at many Guam DOE schools” – Governor Eddie Baza Calvo DPW completes procurement process The Department of Public Works received ...

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Government of India Floats Draft RFP For Cloud Services

The government of India has floated a draft RFP for provisional accreditation of cloud services of private cloud providers in the country. The government is offering a new model of cloud computing services (including IaaS, PaaS and SaaS) to the users through ‘GI Cloud’ coined as MeghRaj. The focus of MeghRaj is to evolve a strategy and implement various components ...

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Telecom, I&B ministries to use broadcast airwaves for mobile service

Ministries agree to use over 200 MHz spectrum earmarked for broadcasting services, the majority of which is with Doordarshan, for advance mobile services New Delhi: The ministries of telecom and information and broadcasting have agreed to use over 200 MHz spectrum earmarked for broadcasting services, the majority of which is with Doordarshan, for advance mobile services. “Doordarshan may not need ...

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Leonia weighs outscourcing garbage, recycling pickups

LEONIA — With costs rising and several capital projects proposed, the borough is considering outsourcing garbage and recycling collection. Public bids were prepared and are due back next month, according to Borough Administrator Jack Terhune. He stressed that no decision has been made, and that the bids were intended to give borough officials “realistic numbers” as they evaluate their options. ...

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Australian state government rejects Chinese bid for electricity company

The Liberal-National government in the state of New South Wales announced on Wednesday that it had accepted the bid of Hastings, a consortium of Middle Eastern, Canadian and Australian investors, for a 99-year lease of the state-owned electricity transmission company, TransGrid, for $10.258 billion. The pro-business move is part of the privatisation of the state’s electricity network. Three other bids ...

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Vietnam to solicit bids for wind power projects

The Ministry of Industry and Trade will submit to the government a pilot program to organize international bidding to pick competent developers for wind power projects that have been long delayed, a state official said at a seminar on wind energy in Ho Chi Minh City on Monday. In the near future, the ministry will study a number of delayed ...

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Australia releases submarine combat system integrator RfP to US companies

A limited request for proposal (RfP) for the role of combat systems integrator for Australia’s Future Submarine programme was released to US contractors Raytheon and Lockheed Martin in early November and will close on 1 April 2016, sources told IHS Jane’s on 26 November. The sources said that both companies would be submitting information to the Sea 1000 programme office ...

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Global Group wins $7.5b bid for Aussie power assets

Sydney: Investors from Canada and the Middle East are part of a group that agreed to pay about 10.3 billion Australian dollars (Dh27.43 billion, $7.5 billion) for an electricity network in Australia’s most- populous state, beating rival offers from companies including State Grid Corp of China. The successful bidders for TransGrid, the New South Wales state transmission business, are Caisse ...

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Goodhue County Board hopes to develop campground

At the Oct. 20 meeting of the Goodhue County Board of Commissioners, a Request for Proposal (RFP) was made to sell the property next to the Lake Byllesby Park for the purpose of constructing a campground. Public Works Director Greg Isakson presented an RFP at the mid-November Board meeting written specifically to sell the 26 acre property in Stanton Township ...

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Foreign bids for Australian power grid test government resolve

Foreign investors are in three of the four groups bidding for a $9-billion (Australian, $8.6-billion) electricity network in Australia’s biggest state economy, underscoring the balancing act facing governments trying to get top price for assets amid mounting concerns about overseas ownership of vital infrastructure. State Grid Corp. of China, the country’s largest power distributor, teamed with Macquarie Group Ltd.’s Infrastructure ...

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Ukraine Bids for Attention With Crimea Blackout

Even if Russian President Vladimir Putin wanted to end his country’s conflict with Ukraine so he could build an alliance with Western powers to beat Islamic State — and it’s not clear at all that he does — Ukrainians wouldn’t let him. In the last minutes of Nov. 21, someone (more on that later) blew up two transmission towers in ...

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Foreign Bids for Australian Power Grid Test Government Resolve

China’s State Grid among foreign bidders for TransGrid asset Australia, criticized for Darwin Port lease, stopped farm sale Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Foreign investors are in three of the four groups bidding for a A$9 billion ($6.5 billion) electricity network in Australia’s biggest state economy, underscoring the balancing act facing governments trying to get top price for assets ...

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BSE to auction investment limits for Rs 332 crore government bonds

Leading stock exchange BSE on Monday will auction investment limits for foreign investors to buy government debt securities worth Rs 332 crore. The auction will be conducted on BSE ebidxchange platform from 1530 hours to 1730 hours after the close of market hours on Monday, November 23, the exchange said in a circular. The debt auction quota gives overseas investors ...

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Denver issues bid request aimed at outsourcing workforce centers

Denver city officials Friday issued a bid request for contracts worth up to $10 million to run three workforce centers as well as job training, youth and federal assistance programs. The city’s Office of Economic Development will outsource those city-run programs starting July 1in part because of new federal regulations that require competitive bidding for “one-stop center operators” of federally ...

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San Francisco State University Pouring Rights Contract Fizzles After Student Protests

Opening a new, potent front in the war against sugary drink overconsumption, student activists at San Francisco State University (SF State) have ended university plans to sign an exclusive pouring rights contract with a major beverage company. In an email sent to students and faculty yesterday afternoon, SF State president Les Wong announced, “After listening carefully to the concerns and ...

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Arizona Public Service Co. Seeks Proposals for Additional Capacity

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) announces an “all source” request for proposals (RFP) through which it will seek capacity resources to meet APS system peak load. The RFP is tentatively scheduled to be released in March of 2016. APS is seeking between 400-600 megawatts (MW) of capacity. This RFP is open to all technologies, including supply side and non-supply ...

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Cyber challenge bids to avert security talent shortage

Simulated cyber-terrorist ‘attack’ staged to help find UK’s future defenders The country’s most promising amateur cyber defenders are today competing to avert a simulated biological attack staged by a fictional cyber terrorist group. The competition, known as Masterclass and run by the group Cyber Security Challenge UK, has been developed by QinetiQ together with a consortium of the country’s elite ...

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Bidding Professional Government and Corporate bids — IT Company (Midtown West)

We are a small IT company in midtown Manhattan. We were founded in 1986, and have been a leading provider of Information Technology consulting and network services to government and corporate clients. We are seeking a well-organized, diligent, fast-moving bidder to research and prepare bids for government and corporate purchases. RESPONSIBILITIES – Receive assignments from VP of Sales – Register ...

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HMRC’s digital company bids to tempt Capgemini staff

Tax body may need to up its offer to tempt staff who have so far rejected move to RCDTS HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is in the final two weeks of discussions with 250 Capgemini staff to try and persuade them to transfer to a new HMRC technology and digital company. The transfer of employees to the new company, Revenue ...

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New energy regime Investment in exploration may finally take off

On Monday, the government proposed a major change in the regime governing exploration of oil and natural gas. From the earlier profit-sharing model, future blocks will be bid out on a revenue-sharing basis. The New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP), which has gone through nine rounds of bidding over more than a decade, is thus going be substantially altered. The earlier ...

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Mixed-Use Development City of Winter Garden, FL

The City of Winter Garden, Florida is soliciting proposals from qualified real estate developers (“Developers”) that are interested in purchasing land and constructing a multi-story mixed-use development on City-owned property located in Winter Garden’s Historic Downtown District at 109 South Boyd Street. In selecting a Developer to purchase land and construct a mixed-use development utilizing City-owned property, the City shall ...

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GDS and BIS tender aims to tackle digital exclusion

Five-lot tender worth £35m covers digital inclusion research, skills training, marketing and promotion The Government Digital Service (GDS) and the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have issued a tender for a framework agreement for suppliers to provide training and digital support services to help reduce digital exclusion. The framework agreement, which is nominally worth up to £35m, covers ...

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Florida Municipal Power Needs Their Intranet Re-Powered With Digital Media Firm

The Florida Municipal Power Agency (FMPA), a nonprofit, wholesale electric utilities and associated services company that serves 30 Florida municipal electric utility system members is seeking a digital media firm to re-design FMPA’s intranet.  The entity, according to Wikipedia was “created largely in response to the Arab oil embargo that hit the U.S. economy hard in the 1970s. At that ...

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