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City unveils program that could bar contractors for shoddy work

Starting next month, contractors who have done shoddy work for Montreal can be barred from getting future city contracts.

“If you have a contractor that has done a bad job installing a bathroom in your house, you don’t hire that contractor again,” said Dimitrios Jim Beis, the executive committee member in charge of public contracts. 593 more words

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Cooperative purchasing as a public contracting concept.

Rather than each governmental entity endlessly repeating a time-consuming full-and-open competitive process for every buy, cooperatives conduct competitions for multiple award contracts, creating a contractual framework and facilitating faster, lower-cost competitions at the order level. 653 more words

Duane Morris Government Strategies

Engineering executive's name appears 29 times in Zampino's agenda, affidavit reveals

The head of an engineering firm that oversaw the awarding of the city of Montreal’s ill-fated $355.8-million water-management contract appears 29 times in the agenda of former top city councillor Frank Zampino for meetings during the process that was to be managed by the firm and some top city bureaucrats, newly released portions of an affidavit by Quebec provincial police reveal. 651 more words

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Old Montreal business owners angered by sidewalk repairs

Joëlle Green figures the orange road cones around the city have cost her at least 80 per cent of the business at her clothing accessory shop in Old Montreal in the past four years. 1,138 more words

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Courts Limit Administration's Discretion in Public Contracts

Recent rulings by two administrative courts in Italy have restricted the discretion of public entities in the award of public contracts without open procurement procedures, in particular in the healthcare sector. 531 more words

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Using Apprentices on California Public Works Projects

New Case Clarifies Use of Apprentices on Public Works:  Use of Craft Labor Rather than Pipefitter Apprentices Is Appropriate On Water Projects When On-Site Journeymen Were Union Laborers. 358 more words

Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP

Using Apprentices on Public Works Projects

New Case Clarifies Use of Apprentices on Public Works: Use of Craft Labor Rather than Pipefitter Apprentices Is Appropriate On Water Projects When On-Site Journeymen Were Union Laborers… 332 more words

Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP