Dáil Éireann - Volume 675 - 18 February, 2009

Written Answers. - Departmental Expenditure.

[556] Deputy Ciarán Cuffeasked the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food the five highest value contracts entered into or authorised by his Department in 2008 for capital spending; the five highest value contracts entered into or authorised for current spending; the company or body awarded the contracts; the value of the contracts; and the nature of the work. [6389/09]

  Deputy Brendan Smith: The following are the top five contracts during 2008 for capital and current expenditure by my Department:

Contracts entered into during 2008 — Capital

Company

Details of Contract

Value

L&M Keating Ltd

Marine Civil Engineering; Construction at Rossaveel Fishery Harbour Centre

8,686,482.53

College Proteins/Dublin Proteins/Waterford Proteins/Premier Proteins

Rendering and destruction services to the pig meat recall scheme and the pig and cattle disposal scheme

5,800,000.00

Business & Scientific Services Ltd

Purchase of Microsoft software licences

1,995,275.56

Dell

Purchase of PCs and Servers

1,197,725.62

McSherry Electrical Ltd

Electrical Installations at Castletownbere Fishery Harbour Centre

729, 595.00

Contracts entered into during 2008 — Current

Company

Detail of Contract

Value

South West Services BPO Ltd,

Cattle Tagging & Registration Service

5,540,950.00

Langanbach Services

Supply of TB testing Bloodkits for 2008-2010

5,388,000.00

ID/Lelystad Institute for Animal Health

The supply of liquid bovine and avian Tuberculin

3,576,000.00

Tipperary Rural & Business Institute Ltd

Delivery and running of the National Rural Network for Ireland’s Rural Development Programme 2007-2013

3 million over 5 years 2008 to 2013

Eircom

Telephony — voice and data communications costs

2,925,262.00