Posts Tagged ‘bid’

Ala. contractor wins Baptist demolition/renovation contract

by Associated Press Published: March 25,2013

Tags: bid, build, builder, building, construction, contract, contractor, demolish, demolition, health, health care, hospital, medical, medicine, renovation

JACKSON — Brasfield & Gorrie was recently awarded a multi-phase nursing unit renovation project at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. The project will consist of the complete demolition and renovation of approximately 156,000 square feet of existing nursing units. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Birmingham, Ala.-based Brasfield & Gorrie will work with […] [...]

SoS receives nearly 200 bids for tax-forfetied properties

MERIDIAN — The Secretary of State’s Office recently received 183 bids to purchase 103 parcels of tax-forfeited properties in Meridian and Lauderdale County, effectively returning more than $62,000 to local property tax coffers. Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said, “Tax-forfeited properties are a blight on the community. Returning these properties to private taxpaying ownership also […] [...]

Gulf oil and gas lease sale pulls in $1.2B in bids

by Associated Press Published: March 21,2013

Tags: auction, bid, crude oil, energy, federal agency, federal government, fuel, gasoline, lease, natural gas, offshore drilling, petroleum, sale

GULF OF MEXICO — A nearly 39 million-acre oil and gas lease sale yesterday for the central Gulf of Mexico drew $1.2 billion in high bids by offshore energy producers. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said 52 companies submitted 407 bids on 320 tracts, three to 230 miles off the coasts of Louisiana, Alabama […] [...]

Salazar to attend federal oil and gas lease sale

by Associated Press Published: March 20,2013

Tags: auction, bid, crude oil, energy, federal agency, federal government, fuel, gasoline, lease, natural gas, offshore drilling, Oil, petroleum, sale

GULF OF MEXICO — U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will be on hand when federal regulators put more than 38 million acres in the central Gulf of Mexico up for bid to offshore energy producers. The sale in New Orleans will begin at 9 a.m. today in the Superdome and include about 7,299 federally-owned drilling […] [...]

Livestock auction sets new records, passes $5M milestone

by MBJ Staff Published: February 13,2013

Tags: agriculture, animal, auction, bid, cow, farm, farmer, farming, goat, hog, lamb, livestock, pig, sheep, steer, youth

JACKSON — After a week of intense competition, 42 animals and their exhibitors qualified for the 44th annual Dixie National Sale of Junior Champions, Mississippi’s premier youth livestock auction. Thirteen hogs, 12 lambs, nine goats and eight steers were auctioned off at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds’ Trade Mart. For the first time, the animals were […] [...]

Audit finds questionable bidding processes at DMR

by Associated Press Published: December 17,2012

Tags: agency, audit, auditor, bid, bidding, competitive bid, contract, department, federal, government, marine resources, state

BILOXI — A preliminary audit by federal authorities says the Mississippi Department of Marine Resources may have skirted laws requiring competitive bidding in awarding more than $600,000 in contracts and an additional $116,000 to a consultant. The Sun Herald reports the U.S. Interior Department’s Office of Inspector General’s preliminary audit questions DMR’s dealings with Barber […] [...]

Real estate investors plead guilty to bid rigging

LAUREL — Two real estate investors have pleaded guilty to bid rigging and mail fraud in a scheme to artificially lower prices of auctioned homes in Alabama. U.S. Department of Justice officials say Robert M. Brannon, of Laurel, and his son Jason Brannon, of Mobile, Ala., conspired with others to avoid bidding against each other […] [...]

City gets first bids on beachfront promenade project

PASCAGOULA — The city of Pascagoula has received bids on the first phase of the city’s roughly $4 million beachfront promenade project. Program manager Jaclyn Turner tells The Sun Herald the project’s first part includes decorative lighting, benches and construction of a 10-foot-wide sidewalk. It is estimated to cost about $1 million. Turner says the […] [...]

Boat facility to be razed after land swap proposal fails

by Associated Press Published: November 8,2012

Tags: bid, boat, boater, boating, contract, government, harbor, land, property, raze, state agency, storage, swap, torn down

OCEAN SPRINGS — The state Department of Marine Resources is going to tear down and remove the large boat storage shed it owns in Ocean Springs Harbor. The Sun Herald reports it will not be swapped for land on Back Bay in Biloxi. Bill Walker, head of the DMR, said Wednesday they couldn’t work out […] [...]

City divides harbor project after higher-than-ecxpected bids

by Associated Press Published: November 2,2012

Tags: bid, boat, boater, boating, builder, building, city, construction, contract, government, habor, municipal, municipality, outdoor, water sports

PASS CHRISTIAN — The city of Pass Christian has split its harbor improvements project into three parts. Mayor Chipper McDermott tells WLOX-TV the decision was made after bids came in higher than expected on the $33-million project. McDermott said the phase one dredging work is already finished and phase two, which involves concrete pilings, is […] [...]

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