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  • Cabinet has approved two contracts totalling $1.34 billion for Surrey Paving and Aggregate Company Limited, and West Indies Home Contractors Limited (WIHCON) to undertake work on the Hellshire housing development in St. Catherine.
  • Speaking at Wednesday’s (July 19) post-Cabinet media briefing at Jamaica House, Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, said Surrey Paving will undertake civil infrastructure works on Hellshire phase two at a cost of $202,684,450.
  • Meanwhile, Senator Reid advised that a contract in the sum of $1.5 billion  has been awarded to M&M Jamaica Limited to undertake the Lathbury Barracks redevelopment project at Jamaica Defence Force headquarters, Up Park Camp, Kingston.

Cabinet has approved two contracts totalling $1.34 billion for Surrey Paving and Aggregate Company Limited, and West Indies Home Contractors Limited (WIHCON) to undertake work on the Hellshire housing development in St. Catherine.

Speaking at Wednesday’s (July 19) post-Cabinet media briefing at Jamaica House, Education, Youth and Information Minister, Senator the Hon. Ruel Reid, said Surrey Paving will undertake civil infrastructure works on Hellshire phase two at a cost of $202,684,450.

Additionally, he said a contract valued at $1.14 billion has been awarded to WIHCON for housing and infrastructure works on phase three.

Meanwhile, Senator Reid advised that a contract in the sum of $1.5 billion  has been awarded to M&M Jamaica Limited to undertake the Lathbury Barracks redevelopment project at Jamaica Defence Force headquarters, Up Park Camp, Kingston.

The project aims to construct new integrated accommodation, office and storage facilities.

M&M Limited has also been contracted to undertake civil infrastructure works on phases one and two of the Villages of Colbeck Castle housing development in St. Catherine at cost of $1.46 billion.

A total of 595 serviced will be developed under both phases.