Take a construction company’s prices for a tonne of gravel and a tonne of concrete plus what it pays to rent and transport its equipment, and you’ve got a formula that’s as vital to keep secret as the recipe for Coca-Cola. 3,246 more words
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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
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
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