Gov't agencies blacklist 36 contractors

Various government agencies, including the Construction Industry Authority of the Philippines (CIAP) have blacklisted 36 contractors, forbidding them to engage in any government procurement activities or bidding during their period of disqualification.

Based on the list of consolidated blacklisted contractors as of Sept. 30, 2016, there are 32 contractors banned by various government agencies due to alleged rescission of contract because of failure to complete the project; abandonment of the contract/project; intolerable negative slippage; failure to comply with contractual obligations/contract violations; failure to comply with lawful instructions; falsification of public documents; quality of materials not in compliance with approved plans and specifications; unsatisfactory quality of work, and termination of contract.

The other four contractors were blacklisted by the Philippine Construction Accreditation Board (PCAB), because of alleged misinterpretation of financial qualification, submission of spurious contractor’s license, submission of spurious or false documents or misinterpretation of sustaining technical employee.

The blacklisted contractors and the agencies that banned them are: A. P. Torres, B.J. Contractors, Constructive Builder, Inc., and Ramona Mining and Development Corp. by the National Housing Authority;

Al-alamiah Construction and Sarbet Builders by Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System; Alpha Trine Motors Corp., Infra-Structural Construction, R. T. Katigbak Construction Corp., and Stern Builders Corp. by the National Power Corp;

AQA Global Construction, Department of Transportation; ARPEE Construction & Supply and F.N.A. Construction by the Department of Education;B.E. Construction, J.R. Maliwanag Trading and Construction, Jonice Engineering Construction, Suzuka Construction Co., Ltd., and Villcruz Construction and Supply, Department of Public Works and Highways;

Source: Malaya Business Insight and Philippine Daily Inquirer