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1 mid-sized servers, workstations, on-board Electrical Energy Meters (OEEM), current measurement transformers for OEEM, voltage measurement transformers for OEEM, Data Handling Systems for OEEM, GPS/Point to Point antennas, On-board Diesel Flow Meters (ODFM), Data Handling Systems for ODFM, electrical energy meters (stationary), multi-utility gateways, diesel flow meters (stationary), and cabinets and cables and other necessary goods and associated services 03/10/2018
2 Rehabilitation of 110 kV OHTL SS Bitola 1- SS Prilep 1 (procurement yet to be initiated); 18/08/2018
3 Air insulated low voltage cable samonosiv cable bundle (SCS) Uo / U 0,6 / 1 kV with self-supporting wire and cable bundle samonosiv 04/06/2018
4 Supply of 20 / 0,4 kV substation Modular Concrete - MBTS according to DIN 42500 (ICC HD 428.6 S1: 2004) 04/06/2018
5 UPE-insulated power cables Rated voltage Uo / U 12/20 kV nominal voltage Uo / U 20/35 kV 04/06/2018
6 Fully electronic single-phase electricity meters for direct connection 28/12/2017
7 Fully electronic single-phase electricity meters for direct connection 28/12/2017
8 Construction of Bridge No 5 on Luda Mara river, on state road R1107. 22/12/2017
9 Construction of Bridge No. 2 on Babuna river, Bogomila, on state road R2336. 18/12/2017
10 Construction of the bridge No.5, r.Luda Mara on the state road P1107 16/12/2017
11 Shoes. 13/12/2017
12 Shirts for police members. 13/12/2017
13 High special boots 12/12/2017
14 Engineering, production, delivery, installation and commissioning of 20 kV substations for TS 110/20 kV Bunardzik and TS 110/10 kV Strumica1 12/12/2017
15 Procurement of engineering, production, delivery, installation and commissioning of 20 kV substation for TS 110/20 kV Bunardjik and TS 110/10 kV Strumica1. 12/12/2017
16 Network infrastructure for IP telephony for the needs of MOI. 11/12/2017
17 Telecommunication services - Internet service for the needs of the CMC and the RCUC 01/12/2017
18 Service for printing and packaging of accounts for a period of 24 months — as per specification. 30/11/2017
19 Spare parts for the SCADA system 28/11/2017
20 Binocular and fluorescence microscope 27/11/2017
21 Telecommunication services and the Internet 24/11/2017
22 New UPS system for KL Ohrid 22/11/2017
23 New UPS system for meeting the needs of ATC Ohrid. 22/11/2017
24 Gloves for police. 22/11/2017
25 Plainclothes (civilian clothes). 21/11/2017
26 Spare parts for household and industrial water meters — as per lists of specification. 20/11/2017
27 Purchasing of computers, mobile printers and photo cameras. 20/11/2017
28 Civilian clothes 15/11/2017
29 Belt for the police 15/11/2017
30 Supply and delivery of thermal paper in rolls 15/11/2017
31 Immunochemical, allergological tests and consumables with the deviation of free use of one apparatus, immunological and allergen analyzer for working with the tests. 14/11/2017
32 CERTIFICATES FOR ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES 14/11/2017
33 Winter trousers and skirts for the Police. 13/11/2017
34 lot 2: supply of face recognition system; lot 7: supply of equipment for forensic fingerprint analysis; 10/11/2017
35 Procurement of hygiene products-chemical cleaning agents 10/11/2017
36 Mobile telecommunication services 10/11/2017
37 X-ray materials 10/11/2017
38 Seals, stamps and facsimiles 10/11/2017
39 Telecommunication services for mobile telephony for a period of two years 10/11/2017
40 Printing and distribution of textbooks for primary and secondary education. 09/11/2017
41 Temporary license plates. 09/11/2017
42 Purchase of tractor 1 (one) with crane hand (left/right) grass cutting equipment, equipment cutting branches,equipment for sweeping brush(front and rear brush). 08/11/2017
43 Maintenance of the fire alarm system 08/11/2017
44 One-time contract for the supply of 2 (two) power transformers 110 kV, for TS Struga and TS Tetovo 1 06/11/2017
45 Procurement of 2 (two) energy transformers 110 kV, for TS Struga and TS Tetovo 1. 06/11/2017
46 Radar systems for use of the Macedonian traffic police. 06/11/2017
47 Telecommunication services - Mobile telephony services 06/11/2017
48 Equipment in Laboratory for calibration of energy and power, 3-phase system for electricity meter testing. 03/11/2017
49 Purchase of 1 tractor with cabin with preparation for crane arm (left / right), lawn mower, branch cutter, rear brush, front brush 02/11/2017
50 Serums for immunology. 02/11/2017
51 Water meters with remote reading system - by specification sheets 31/10/2017
52 Radar systems 31/10/2017
53 HTZ clothing and equipment for ARM personnel. 30/10/2017
54 Electronic cards. 27/10/2017
55 Purchase of services for maintenance and upgrade of the software for settlement and payment for the needs of the Fund 27/10/2017
56 Annual support for SAP and ORACLE per user licenses 27/10/2017
57 Production and broadcasting services of the TV channel for the withdrawal of the winning numbers from the game of chance NovoLoto 7/34 25/10/2017
58 Public procurement is a service - telecommunication services for mobile telephony 25/10/2017
59 Construction machine: Universal backhoe-loader. 24/10/2017
60 HTZ clothing and equipment for the personnel of the ARM 24/10/2017
61 Purchase of specialized vehicles for collecting waste materials — garbage truck. 24/10/2017
62 Tests for the needs of the laboratory for microbiology 22/10/2017
63 Electronic cards 21/10/2017
64 Ultrasonic speed and flow meter for a permanent regulating facility 21/10/2017
65 Procurement of freight forwarding and cargo services 21/10/2017
66 Provision of physical security services, patrol security, technical monitoring, video monitoring and technical support of the security system and the video surveillance system for the needs of the Memorial House of Mother Teresa in Skopje 21/10/2017
67 Procurement of mobile telecommunication services 21/10/2017
68 2-years maintenance of automatic stop barriers. 20/10/2017
69 Purchase of a special purpose garbage truck up to 24m3 for the collection of containers of 1,1 m3 and 5 m3 of specification 19/10/2017
70 Procurement of specialized waste collection vehicles - auto binoculars 18/10/2017
71 Supply and installation of a heating system for the needs of the elementary school "Braka Miladinovci" - Struga, according to the established technical specification 16/10/2017
72 Installation of vertical and horizontal traffic signalization in front of the primary school B.Miladinovtsi, PS B. Konevski 14/10/2017
73 Procurement of mobile telecommunication services 14/10/2017
74 Services for maintenance and servicing of computer programs of the existing hospital information system - HIS. 13/10/2017
75 Purchase of fertilizer 13/10/2017
76 Printing Services. 12/10/2017
77 Equipment for communication communication of SCADA 12/10/2017
78 Preparation of software for the integration of the financial management system 10/10/2017
79 Successive procurement of fertilizers and NPK 15:15:15 and chemical plant protection products 07/10/2017
80 Purchase of fixed assets equipped with special equipment for cleaning snow and other construction machinery 06/10/2017
81 Printing of forms, indexes and student identification cards for the needs of the University "St. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje - Rectorate 06/10/2017
82 Binocular stereo microscope with camera 06/10/2017
83 Mobile telecommunication services 06/10/2017
84 Explosive materials 04/10/2017
85 Adaptive maintenance of the human resources management software 04/10/2017
86 Toners, ribbons, cartridges and ID cards 03/10/2017
87 Service for maintenance and on-going maintenance of X-ray machines 03/10/2017
88 X-ray materials 01/10/2017
89 HEATING MATERIAL 01/10/2017
90 Preventive and adaptive maintenance of the document management system 30/09/2017
91 Toners and other printing materials 30/09/2017
92 Members of the electoral boards and electoral material for the local elections 29/09/2017
93 Purchase is a commodity - a machine for printing barcode labels 28/09/2017
94 Purchase of fire extinguishers in the municipality, urban and local communities, primary schools and kindergartens 27/09/2017
95 Summer official uniforms, sweaters, woven gloves, woven scarves, woven hats, long and short-sleeve shirts and polo shirts, winter and summer shoes, belt, tactical belt, emblem, rank designation, ID card coating. 26/09/2017
96 Purchase of installation and maintenance of traffic signalization 26/09/2017
97 Performing construction works: machine cleaning and excavation of canals, machine cleaning of landfills and machine wide excavation on the territory of the Municipality of Bitola 25/09/2017
98 Supply and Installation of 100KVA Transformer at Kastriot Pump Station 25/09/2017
99 Purchase is a commodity - a machine for printing barcode labels 25/09/2017
100 Telecommunication services for mobile telephony for a period of two years from the date of conclusion of the contract for the needs of the Faculty of Law "Iustinianus Primus" in Skopje 23/09/2017
101 Telecommunication services for mobile telephony 23/09/2017
102 Telecommunication services for fixed telephony and Internet for the needs of the University "St. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje - Rectorate, Confucius Institute, Russian Center and Congress Center in Ohrid 22/09/2017
103 Maintenance of medical software 22/09/2017
104 Procurement of telecommunication services 22/09/2017
105 Supply of toners for laser printers and copier 16/09/2017
106 Procurement of fire fighting equipment for the needs of TPPP Probistip, as follows: procurement of fire hoses F-52 mm and purchase of back pump 16/09/2017
107 Supply of wild sweepers for street sweeping 15/09/2017
108 Supply of firefighting equipment 15/09/2017
109 HEATING MATERIAL 15/09/2017
110 Procurement of telecommunication services - fixed telephony and internet 15/09/2017
111 Pos terminals for TVM machines and virtual POS terminal for payment of services to JSP SKOPJE - SKOPJE 12/09/2017
112 Construction of water and sewage network in N. Hipodrom 2 — Municipality of Gazi Baba. 12/09/2017
113 Registration sticker. 11/09/2017
114 Winter maintenance of streets in nearby settlements in the Municipality of Bitola in the winter season 2017-2018 and 2018/2019. 11/09/2017
115 Successive procurement of fertilizers: NPK15-15-15 and tar and chemical plant protection products 11/09/2017
116 Protective work suits with protective gloves for the employees of TPPS-Kocani 08/09/2017
117 PRINTING OF TICKETS 06/09/2017
118 Stickers for registration 05/09/2017
119 Procurement and installation of electrical and communication equipment for the expansion of the SCADA system 05/09/2017
120 Water supply and sewerage system maintenance materials. 04/09/2017
121 Subject of the public procurement contract is maintenance of the system for integrated communication solution for IP telephony. 04/09/2017
122 Supply and delivery of thermal paper in rolls 01/09/2017
123 TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES FOR MOBILE PHONE AND MOBILE INTERNET 01/09/2017
124 Purchase of printer cartridges for identification cards and identification cards 30/08/2017
125 mobile telecommunications services to the municipal administration of the Municipality of Stip and TPPE, enterprises, municipal primary and secondary schools, DSMU "Sergei Mikhailov," DSU "Iskra" kindergarten in Stip, National institution Library in Stip, Center for development of East region and Oak "House of youth" Stip 29/08/2017
126 Procurement of digital certificates with BSEP (token) for the needs of the municipality of Ohrid 29/08/2017
127 PROCUREMENT OF MAGNETIC CARDS 29/08/2017
128 Printing of forms, indexes and student identification cards for the needs of the University "St. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje - Rectorate 27/08/2017
129 Printing of forms, indexes and student identification cards for the needs of the University "St. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje - Rectorate 27/08/2017
130 Printing of stamps and other materials for filatelia (for two years) 25/08/2017
131 Purchase of 3 (three) Energy transformers 35 kV, 10 MVA for SS Mirkovci, SS Leskajca i SS Ilinden. 24/08/2017
132 Purchase of used trucks. 24/08/2017
133 Procurement of goods - Procurement of barge trailer (for the transfer of passenger vehicles) 24/08/2017
134 Procurement of barge trailer (for the transfer of passenger vehicles) 24/08/2017
135 Maintenance services for central heating and heating systems owned by the Ministry of Interior 23/08/2017
136 Telecommunications services - fixed telephony, mobile telephony and the Internet 23/08/2017
137 16-34/2017 Cleaning sewerage system cleaning service for PU Thermal Power Plants and PU Mines, REK Bitola. 22/08/2017
138 Toners and ribbons for printers and copiers / copy machines. 22/08/2017
139 PP appliances, spare parts, other firefighting material and equipment and servicing 22/08/2017
140 Banknotes in denomination of Denar 100. 21/08/2017
141 Duty belts. 21/08/2017
142 Licenses for software for recording the healthcare processes in the PHI Health Center Gostivar 21/08/2017
143 Public procurement of three (3) Power transformers, 35 kV, 10 MVA 18/08/2017
144 Procurement of chemicals and precursors for the technological process in the wastewater treatment plant with six-valent chromium in the village Jegunovce. 18/08/2017
145 Construction of wastewater treatment plant in Novo Konjarevo, Municipality of Novo Sel 18/08/2017
146 Construction of a sewerage network in the railway Zelino (street 1), Zelino, (second stage of construction from km 1 + 160 - 2 + 166 18/08/2017
147 Construction of sewerage system in village Matejce, Municipality of Lipkovo 18/08/2017
148 Construction of fecal sewerage in the n.m. Rzanichino 18/08/2017
149 "Procurement of fire hoses and equipment for the needs of TPPP Berovo" 18/08/2017
150 GPS system for tracking vehicles — as per specification. 16/08/2017
151 Service badges. 16/08/2017
152 Belt for the police 15/08/2017
153 TONERS AND FISHERY FOR PRINTERS AND PHOTOCOPYER APPARATUS 15/08/2017
154 Telecommunication services in mobile telephony in postpaid for a maximum of 65 subscriber lines (business packages) for a period of 12 mo 15/08/2017
155 Telecommunication services in mobile telephony in postpaid for a maximum of 65 subscriber lines (business packages) for a period of 12 months 15/08/2017
156 Digital certificates for electronic signature, time stamp 14/08/2017
157 Adhesive foil reflective traffic signs (film) with prismatic technology. 14/08/2017
158 Computers, printers, monitors and bar code readers 12/08/2017
159 FOR PROCUREMENT OF TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES - FIXED TELEPHONY, FAX AND INTERNET 12/08/2017
160 Supplies for road marking and vertical signalization. 11/08/2017
161 PROCUREMENT OF ARMED CONCRETE PIPES AND ELEMENTS FOR THE NEEDS OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF KRIVA PALANKA 11/08/2017
162 Construction of part of the fecal sewage in Aracinovo Village- Municipality of Aracinovo. 10/08/2017
163 INTEGRATED HEALTH INFORMATION SOFTWARE 10/08/2017
164 GPS vehicle tracking system - by specification 10/08/2017
165 Purchase of fixed assets 2 (two) Tractors 1 (one) with crane hand (left/right) grass cutting equipment, equipment cutting branches,equipment for sweeping brush (front and rear brush), and 1 (one) with the crane hand(right side) grass cutting equipment and equipment cutting branches. 10/08/2017
166 Servicing of the fire alarm system in the server room and devices for the FP 09/08/2017
167 Coins in denomination of Denar 2. 08/08/2017
168 Integrated finance management software. 08/08/2017
169 "Construction of a part of the secondary network for sewage system in the village of Veleshta-Struga". 08/08/2017
170 Production of control marks - labels for marking flour for the needs of the Marketing and Quality Department at MAFWE 08/08/2017
171 Printing of labels for marking seed and planting material for the needs of the Seed and Seedlings Directorate at MAFWE 08/08/2017
172 TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES FOR MOBILE PHONE AND MOBILE INTERNET 08/08/2017
173 VMS traffic signs 07/08/2017
174 Purchase of execution of sewage in the village. Ljubanci of T30 - River 07/08/2017
175 Procurement of services for preparation of technical documentation at the level of the basic project for reconstruction of the existing water supply network and extension of the water supply system in the Municipality of Zelenikovo 07/08/2017
176 Construction of sewerage system in the village of Otlja - Lipkovo 05/08/2017
177 Services from the Audit Office for the audit of the work of the Unit for implementation of the activities supported with a grant from the Global Fund for Tuberculosis for the period 01 January to 31 December 2016 and the period 01.01.2017-31.03. 2017 05/08/2017
178 Construction of sewerage of parking in front of OU Ljuben Lape, site Biser UU A 04/08/2017
179 Sewerage network for waste water lines K1 and K2 for the settlement Batinci - Municipality of Studenichani 04/08/2017
180 Procurement of mobile telecommunication services for a period of 2 years 04/08/2017
181 Procurement of a firefighting vehicle 03/08/2017
182 MAINTENANCE - PREVENTIVE AND ADAPTIVE OF THE EXISTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (ARCHIVE WORK) 03/08/2017
183 Audit of the financial operations of the Municipality of Sveti Nikole for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 01/08/2017
184 Successive avtoelektricharski procurement of services for commercial vehicles -specijalni utility vehicles, cars and tractors with trailers 29/07/2017
185 Purchase of materials for street lighting 28/07/2017
186 PROCUREMENT OF VEHICLE FIRE 28/07/2017
187 Construction of sewage and paving s.Vrapchishte in a place called the stadium, Municipality Vrapciste. 28/07/2017
188 Installation of horizontal and vertical signalization on the territory of the Municipality of Karpos 28/07/2017
189 Design of hydraulic engineering facilities - development of infrastructure and basic projects for construction and reconstruction of water and sewage systems and regulation of watercourses 28/07/2017
190 Procurement of toners 28/07/2017
191 Provision of certificates in the field of infrastructure 26/07/2017
192 Supply of Telecommunication services for mobile telephony for a period of 2 years 26/07/2017
193 Purchase of Mifare cards 26/07/2017
194 Making basic design street in the township evade length of 300 meters and technical documentation for construction of sewerage and water treatment plant 25/07/2017
195 Successive -avtomehanicharski supply of services for commercial vehicles - special utility vehicles, cars and tractors with trailers 25/07/2017
196 Toner 25/07/2017
197 Banknotes made of polymer 24/07/2017
198 Protective rain gear for firefighters 250 sets 24/07/2017
199 Supply of toners and cartridges for the brand HP 24/07/2017
200 Provision of certificates in the field of infrastructure 23/07/2017
201 Successive purchase of digital certificates for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic Macedonia and diplomatic and consular missions of the Republic of Macedonia 23/07/2017
202 Supply of lawn tractor with bucket to collect swath 21/07/2017
203 Spare parts for tractors IMT type, LKT and Belarus 21/07/2017
204 Purchase of telecommunication services for mobile Internet 21/07/2017
205 Services, mobile telecommunications services for a period of two years 20/07/2017
206 Purchase of services for preparation of documentation for public procurement 19/07/2017
207 Adhesive foil reflective traffic signs (film) with prismatic technology 13/06/2017
208 Supply of a compactor garbage truck for the needs of the company. 05/06/2017
209 Tires for motor vehicles (Wheeled).. 30/05/2017
210 Purchase of 20 kV- Metal closed switchyard with one busbar system and fixed or with drawable switches. 29/05/2017
211 Delivery, installation and commissioning of metal enclosed, SF6-insulated 20 (24) kV plants divider and power switch as well as equipment for the substation and secondary equipment for 20/24 kV-network stations. 13/05/2017
212 Motor Mowers Mowing Bucket Collection Slope; Chainsaws; Brushcutter Cutting (Trimmer); Tractor Mowers With Baskets Collection Of Slope; Co Rotary Lawnmowers Plates; Motor Dorsal -Duvalka For Leaves; Telescopic Saws; Tillers; Chainsaws For Hedges And Snow Mills 10/05/2017
213 Uniform for special tasks units and other items accompanying the uniform for special tasks units. 03/05/2017
214 Purchase of Backhoe — Loaders. 19/04/2017
215 Maintenance and Upgrade of Existing Electronic Tolling System for a 2-Year Period. 18/04/2017
216 ELECTRONIC CARD SYSTEM FOR ELECTRONIC COLLECTION OF TICKETS 10/04/2017
217 Successive supply and delivery of 4 500 000 instant lottery tickets and 500 000 express lottery tickets, over a period of 2 (two) years, according to the technical specifications. 10/04/2017
218 Print barcode labels 28/03/2017
219 Purchase of traffic equipment and vertical signalization 28/03/2017
220 Computers, printers, monitors and bar code readers 24/03/2017
221 System parking zone and collection of parking via SMS 21/03/2017
222 Modernization of street lighting. 17/03/2017
223 Driving licenses, registration stickers and forms. 08/03/2017
224 Acquisition of new rolling stock, new electric locomotives, as well as the rehabilitation of the maintenance workshops. 07/03/2017
225 As part of the projects to improve the level of environmental protection and to provide better and more efficient public urban transport, the Public Transport Enterprise SKOPJE Skopje, in cooperation with the City of Skopje and the Government of the Republic of Macedonia at the beginning of 2017 is going to conduct an international call for contract award procedure for purchase of 50 new electric buses.
The purchase shall include: (I) Purchase of 20 electric articulated buses which have a capacity for at least 150 passengers, (II) Purchase of 30 electric minibuses and (III) Purchase of chargers (fast charging) required for charging electric buses with electricity.
01/03/2017
226 Preventive and adaptive maintenance of the integrated system for managing the finances of the City of Skopje 28/02/2017
227 Purchase and Installation of Traffic Signs to Calm Traffic on Local Streets in Front of the Elementary School and Kindergartens in the Municipality 28/02/2017
228 Maintenance and Upgrade of Existing Electronic Tolling System for a 2-Year Period. 27/02/2017
229 Obnova SSL Certificate Print CodeSign and functioning of information system of supervision and reporting (SRIS) 27/02/2017
230 Procurement of digital certificates for the Ministry of Transport and Communications 23/02/2017
231 Technical review on the registration of motor vehicles and manufacture of license plates 20/02/2017
232 01-223/2016 Toners, ribbons and cartridges according to technical specification for the purposes of JSC ELEM. 15/02/2017
233 Supply of toners 15/02/2017
234 Procurement of Toners for Laser Printers of the Brand LEXMARK. 10/02/2017
235 Installation of Anti-Glare Panels and Signalization on State Road A4, Section Petrovec — Kadino Interchange. 06/02/2017
236 Single contract for procurement of 20 kV Metal clad switchgears with single busbar system and fixed or withdrawable circuit. 03/02/2017
237 Toner 03/02/2017
238 Supply of Special tasks units uniform (military) and other items in addition to the special tasks uniform. 01/02/2017
239 Coins in denomination of Denar 10. 23/01/2017
240 Supply and transport of household water meters for the needs Stony River PE Macedonian Kamenica 20/01/2017
241 Work for zonal flow meters and pressure reducers fittings and playing works - in quantities, for the second time. 19/01/2017
242 Manufacture of items of military uniform field 18/01/2017
243 Spare parts for water meters for small household water meters — as per lists of specification for the second time for list 3. 16/01/2017
244 Machinery for validating and print tickets 14/01/2017
245 Intelligent devices meter readers — as per lists of specification. 13/01/2017
246 Public procurement of ambulance on specification 12/01/2017
247 Construction of 110 kV switchyard for 110/20 kV ‘ТS Neokazi’. 09/01/2017
248 Intelligent devices readers of meters - in the specification sheets. 07/01/2017
249 The Project will enable AD MEPSO to construct the Macedonian portion of the planned 400 kV cross-border electricity interconnection between FYR Macedonia and Albania, the first interconnection between the two countries, and the introduction of grid efficiency improvements to the MEPSO's infrastructure. The Project will provide crucial cross-border infrastructure, delivering transition impact through the expansion of competitive market interactions and setting standards for corporate governance and business conduct. 06/01/2017
250 Services by an operator of a call center (Call centre) for telephone and electronic information and schedule the dates for submitting applications for issuing identity documents to citizens of the Republic Macedonia for a period of two years, according to specification 03/01/2017
251 New water meters with preparation for inductive remote reading without cable, spare parts for water meters type Insa 03/01/2017
252 Installation of road signs 03/01/2017
253 Rugged Mobile Computing - bar code reader for the Employment Agency of the Republic of Macedonia 02/01/2017
254 Construction of connected double circuit 110 kV transmission line for TS Neokazi by cutting the existing 110 kV line ‘TS Stip — TS Probistip’. 28/12/2016
255 Procurement of works for installation of photovoltaic systems in healthcare facilities of PHI Healthcare Center of Skopje-Skopje. 28/12/2016
256 PREPARATION OF CARDS WITH BUS LINES 25/12/2016
257 Purchase of services for printing parking scratch cards, flyers and promotional material 22/12/2016
258 Digital certificates and tokens 20/12/2016
259 Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition System (SCADA) 19/12/2016
260 Machinery for validating and print tickets 13/12/2016
261 System to record the time 09/12/2016
262 Purchase of service for business cards, licenses, certificates, identity cards, permits and certificates for the Ministry of Transport and Communications for 1 year 09/12/2016
263 Installation of lightning conductors, water drainage and water supply, including watering places and solar photovoltaic sets for production of electricity from renewable resources of energy on pastures in state ownership for the requirements of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Economy.

07/12/2016
264 Purchase of ILD and firefighting equipment 06/12/2016
265 Ground lighting, road marking and handicraft rehabilitation intervention on the campus of the University of Tetovo 05/12/2016
266 Loading vehicles (used), off-road vehicle with all-wheel drive, backhoe (mini excavator), salt spreaders and snowplow. 03/12/2016
267 System for video surveillance cameras and other surveillance equipment 03/12/2016
268 Placement of Road Signage, Marking, and Furniture for Improvement of Motorway Safety. 02/12/2016
269 Purchase of road signs 02/12/2016
270 Purchase of goods - IP telephone system for the Criminal Court 01/12/2016
271 Procurement of goods IP phone system for the needs of the Criminal Court.

01/12/2016
272 Supply, delivery (transportation) and installation of tunnel X - X - Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and narcotics for the Correctional Institution Stip 30/11/2016
273 New device for verification of water meters from DN 15 mm DN 40 mm as per specification.

28/11/2016
274 Installation of traffic signs and equipment to increase safety on highways 26/11/2016
275 Diving, climbing, and parachute equipment.

23/11/2016
276 Purchase of security software 23/11/2016
277 Procurement of goods - a barrier for access control 22/11/2016
278 Procurement and installation of systems for Telecommand for electric traction, EVP, PS PSN (SCADA system for remote management).

21/11/2016
279 Purchase of a special vehicle for sweeping streets and asphalt surfaces-Metlarka 21/11/2016
280 Procurement of system for video surveillance cameras and other surveillance equipment 21/11/2016
281 Purchase of tires for armored vehicles available to the Office 19/11/2016
282 System for video surveillance cameras and other surveillance equipment 18/11/2016
283 Purchase of utility truck for the collection, transport and export of waste 16/11/2016
284 Members cards for the Parliament 16/11/2016
285 Purchase of a special vehicle for sweeping streets and asphalt surfaces-Metlarka 15/11/2016
286 Supply and installation of photovoltaic solar plant 14/11/2016
287 Supply and installation of photovoltaic solar plant.

14/11/2016
288 Supply and installation of photovoltaic solar plant. 14/11/2016
289 Special vehicle for waste (second hand) 12/11/2016
290 Gas flow metering instruments. 08/11/2016
291 Reconstruction and Maintenance of Public Street Lighting in the Territory of the Municipality of Gazi Baba. 07/11/2016
292 Suspension and Jointing Equipment dor 110 and 400 kV Transmission Line.

04/11/2016
293 Supply of parking services via SMS serviced 04/11/2016
294 Fixed assets - Hospital beds and bedside tables 04/11/2016
295 PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES OF PARKING SPACE 02/11/2016
296 Uniforms for special police and parts belonging despite the uniform to perform special tasks and special 01/11/2016
297 Uniforms for the Special Police and additional parts that go together with the uniforms, necessary for performing specific and special police tasks. 01/11/2016
298 Purchase of vehicles and machines for cleaning streets, parking lots and floors. 01/11/2016
299 Supply of Led traffic signal lanterns. 31/10/2016
300 Supply of 35 / (21) 10,5 kV-ing 10 MVA Power Transformers 28/10/2016
301 Procurement of 35/21 (10.5) kV power transformers, 10 MVA. 28/10/2016
302 Personal protective equipment (HTZ equipment) as per lists of specification. 27/10/2016
303 Buses.

18/10/2016
304 Provisioning services for copying, binding and printing work materials for the needs of the Ministry of Culture for a period of 1 (one) year.

18/10/2016
305 Industrial combined water meters various, adapted for remote reading, full with equipment and software according to specification. 18/10/2016
306 Procurement of personal protection equipment for fire-fighters and 90 sets of protective suits for forest fires for all fire-fighters 240 sets. 17/10/2016
307 Parts, materials, plumbing and drains, water meters and submersible pumps. 17/10/2016
308 Procurement of spare parts for water meters for small household water meters according to lists of specification.

17/10/2016
309 Buses for intercity bus service 12/10/2016
310 Complete procurement of excise stamps for tobacco goods, intermediate products and ethyl alcohol, including delivery. 12/10/2016
311 Supply, delivery and installation of towers and other equipment for 10kV and 35kV transmission line Vrutok - Vrben 12/10/2016
312 Industrial water meters combined Mixed adapted for remote reading, complete with equipment and software - in specification 12/10/2016
313 Purchase of LZO equipment for firefighters and 90 sets of protective suits for forest fires all firefighters 240 sets 11/10/2016
314 Procurement of spare parts for water meters for small household water meters 11/10/2016
315 Special vehicle for waste collection (sexually used) 11/10/2016
316 Provision of services for physical security, patrol security, technical monitoring, video monitoring and technical support of the security system and video surveillance system 10/10/2016
317 Purchase of cameras and other equipment for video surveillance 09/10/2016
318 Reconstruction of public lighting with solar panels and LED lights on the territory of Karpos 07/10/2016
319 Equipment -printeri for the State Election Commission 07/10/2016
320 Supply of excise stamps for tobacco goods, intermediate products and ethyl alcohol 06/10/2016
321 Provision of certificates in the field of infrastructure 02/10/2016
322 Reconstruction of the existing video surveillance system and linking with existing BMS system. 01/10/2016
323 Printing accessory diploma for the University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius "Rector 01/10/2016
324 Vertical signaling (traffic signs) and PVC barriers - on lists of specifications 29/09/2016
325 I. Production of control stamps labels for labelling of flour for the requirements of the Marketing and Quality Department in MAFWE,
II. Printing of labels for labelling of produced seed and transplanting materials for the requirements of the Directorate for seed and transplanting materials in MAFWE, and
III. Printing of control stamps-labels for labelling of imported seed and transplanting materials for the requirements of the Directorate for seed and transplanting materials in MAFWE.
27/09/2016
326 "Offroad vehicles for forest police" 26/09/2016
327 Delivery and mounting of two static roentgen devices for luggage inspection and metal detector doors in the Government of RM, according to specification. 26/09/2016
328 Security bags for sampling (for specification) for a period of 2 years 24/09/2016
329 EXPLOSIVE MATERIALS 23/09/2016
330 Supply and installation of oderzhuvanje for Traffic signs. 23/09/2016
331 Printing entrance tickets, postcards and bookmarks to the Icon Gallery, Robevci House, the Museum of water and Samuil's Fortress in Ohrid 23/09/2016
332 Supply of solar collectors 23/09/2016
333 Intrusion detection and prevention system (IDS/IPS). 21/09/2016
334 Making control stamps - labels for marking of flour for the Marketing Department and quality of MAFWE 21/09/2016
335 Delivery and installation of two (2) static x-ray inspection of luggage and metaldetektorski doors in the building of Government of RM 20/09/2016
336 Procurement of a special vehicle for picking up garbage (second hand) 20/09/2016
337 Purchase of personal protective equipment 19/09/2016
338 System for monitoring and recording (video monitoring) system with radio 17/09/2016
339 Supply of geodetic services for preparation of updated geodetic maps and surveying for numeric data. 16/09/2016
340 Servicing of water meters 16/09/2016
341 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment, hand-held metal detectors and transparent shields 16/09/2016
342 Protective clothing and footwear for Patara workers, drivers of vehicles and construction machinery, mechanics, security guards and others. 14/09/2016
343 Purchase of 4 4x4 off-road vehicles with equipment for extinguishing forest fires 13/09/2016
344 Home multi-jet and single-jet, volumetric and ultrasonic water meters complete with equipment for unidirectional mobile reading 13/09/2016
345 Service for preparation of project documentation at the level of a main design for the construction of communication and information systems for control and management of traffic ITS (intelligent transport system) 13/09/2016
346 Subject of the public procurement system for electronic records of time 13/09/2016
347 Goods genital bus 13/09/2016
348 Procurement zonal flow meters and pressure reducers fittings and playing construction works - by specification 12/09/2016
349 License plates for motor vehicles and trailers and dealer plates for motor vehicles and trailers and license plates for Police vehicle and trailers 12/09/2016
350 Zonal flow meters and pressure reducers with armature and performative construction works according to specification.

12/09/2016
351 Printing of business cards, invitations, certificates, etc. 12/09/2016
352 PROCUREMENT OF SERVICE FOR TECHNICAL INSPECTION AND REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES 12/09/2016
353 Purchase of services for technical inspection of vehicle registration 09/09/2016
354 Specially second hand vehicle for waste collection 09/09/2016
355 Terrain vehicle PICK-UP (4x4)Truck 07/09/2016
356 Purchase of readers to record time 07/09/2016
357 License plates of motor vehicles and trailers and trade plates for motor vehicles and trailers and the police license plates 06/09/2016
358 Procurement of a special vehicle for picking up garbage 06/09/2016
359 Provision of certificates in the field of infrastructure 06/09/2016
360 Purchase of traffic signs with poles for the needs of labeling of local streets and roads in the municipality of Bosilovo 06/09/2016
361 Subject of the public procurement services confectioning of special police uniform 05/09/2016
362 Preparation, translation, printing and distribution of textbooks for primary and secondary education. 02/09/2016
363 X-ray tunnel - X-Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and drugs 31/08/2016
364 Purchase of furniture for the department of preventive health care for children aged 6-18 years 29/08/2016
365 Subject of the contract: PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, MEANS FOR SAFETY AND HEALTH AT WORK 27/08/2016
366 Purchase of working suits PP, PP protective clothing and footwear for the employees of the Territorial professional firefighting unit at LSG-Prilep 26/08/2016
367 Subject of the contract: LED light binocular microscope transmitirachka light 26/08/2016
368 II.1) Subject of the contract: Printed tickets 26/08/2016
369 Digital certificates 26/08/2016
370 PPE equipment for employees according to technical specifications given in the tender documents. 22/08/2016
371 Setting up video surveillance and alarm system 22/08/2016
372 Collective insurance for employees of MOD and ARM. 15/08/2016
373 Protective clothing and equipment for workers responsible for maintaining public hygiene in the Municipality of Karposh 2017 15/08/2016
374 procurement service for rehabilitation of substation service 6 September 630 kVA number 139 - in the specification for the second time 15/08/2016
375 Purchase of service to expand software financial management system (FMS) module for automatic loading and accounting for derivatives 13/08/2016
376 Improvement of Ovation control system. 12/08/2016
377 Maintenance of barcode reader 12/08/2016
378 Purchase of traffic signs 60cm or ? 60cm or 60cm ? shtrafovski with the required material for fastening in metal tube and metal tube column length 3.10 12/08/2016
379 Adaptive maintenance and upgrade posoechki GIS software of Tetovo 12/08/2016
380 Horizontal and vertical signalization 10/08/2016
381 Vehicles for passenger transport (minibus) 10/08/2016
382 Procurement service of collection, transport and disposal of municipal waste with specialized vehicle 10/08/2016
383 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment, hand-held metal detectors and transparent shields 05/08/2016
384 Supply of special vehicle for waste (second hand) in an open procedure 04/08/2016
385 Construction of part of the primary and secondary water supply network (prsten1) in s.Nikishtani 04/08/2016
386 Providing certificates in the field of infrastructure 04/08/2016
387 Preparation of geodetic elaborations for enlisting / registration of our water and sewerage network in the cadastre of infrastructural facilities according to specification. 03/08/2016
388 Restoration of protection against fire flames in boilers of TPP Bitola 03/08/2016
389 Video surveillance system 03/08/2016
390 Supply and installation of equipment - CCTV, electronic pad and rotating beacon aimed at the convention center of packaging waste 03/08/2016
391 Reconstruction of 0,4Kv line HPP Spilje - Objects of MRD, police, mobile operators 02/08/2016
392 Service by service and calibration of technical scales for thermal power plants REK Bitola 29/07/2016
393 Procurement of agency services for the provision of property and persons, patrol security and monitoring of local video surveillance, fire protection and alarm system 28/07/2016
394 Serviced surveillance equipment 28/07/2016
395 Protective helmets (helmets) management mopeds 27/07/2016
396 IP telephones 26/07/2016
397 Mounting and dismounting of a dam on the Black River dam 10th kala Ribarci and a small dam on the 10th channel 25/07/2016
398 Setting up a protective fence 21/07/2016
399 Printing, sale and distribution of tickets for the KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom AD

20/07/2016
400 Terrain trucks - by specification 19/07/2016
401 Purchase of desktop computers, printers and scanners 19/07/2016
402 Supply of other motor vehicles (supply of used buses for organising of city transport lines and also used buses for organising of inter-municipal transport lines) on the territory and for the needs of LGU Prilep.

19/07/2016
403 Framework agreements for survey of infrastructure objects energy infrastructure, electric lines, (underground and overhead power lines with voltage level 110 kV, 35 kV, 20 kV and 10 kV) and preparation of geodesic elaborates for determining facts of the case of illegal overhead/underground linear infrastructure facility 18/07/2016
404 Purchase of a new motor vehicle for collection and transportation of garbage 18/07/2016
405 Keeping the GIS program 18/07/2016
406 PURCHASE OF GOODS - EQUIPMENT FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS AND NEEDS FOR SECONDARY SCHOOL OF THE CITY ,, Vlado Tasevski "SKOPJE 13/07/2016
407 Procurement of seals, stamps and bags 13/07/2016
408 Procurement of seals, stamps and bags 13/07/2016
409 Delivery and installation of two (2) static x-ray inspection of luggage and metal detector doors in house Governmental 12/07/2016
410 Delivery and mounting of 2 static roentgen devices for luggage inspection and metal detector doors in the Government of R.M. according to specification. 12/07/2016
411 SUPPLIES vertical signalization Flush III ROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS 12/07/2016
412 Procurement services - printing forms, indexes and student identification cards for the University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje Rector. 11/07/2016
413 X-ray tunnel - X-Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and drugs 11/07/2016
414 Procurement of digital certificates 11/07/2016
415 execution of construction and assembly works of water supply and sewerage network in the Municipality of Debar 08/07/2016
416 Reconstruction, procurement, dismantling and installation of equipment and parts for installation and Thermal substation in air handling units and connection to BMS system. 08/07/2016
417 Supply of water meters for the municipality plasnica 08/07/2016
418 Keeping the GIS program 08/07/2016
419 Service for wireless cashless payment through POS terminals. 07/07/2016
420 Outboard motors for boats using petrol 07/07/2016
421 Construction of a local road from s.Morodvis to mc highway in Zrnovci 06/07/2016
422 Video surveillance system and access control 05/07/2016
423 Serviced PP plant alarm and fire fighting for radar sites in Gorenichka Chuka - Ohrid and Skopje Hill Spa 04/07/2016
424 Firefighting appliances 04/07/2016
425 NEW trailers GE FOR HIGH PRESSURE CLEANING OF SEWAGE

03/07/2016
426 Construction of substations CFDs and FDA. 02/07/2016
427 Supply and installation of an integrated system for recording time and system access control 01/07/2016
428 Tickets for city use public transport 01/07/2016
429 Construction of a new single circuit overhead transmission line and substation 30/06/2016
430 Acquisition Performance of works on reconstruction and adaptation of existing object Old Railway Station Visitor Center and construction of sanitation and eaves of the archaeological site Stobi - Urban 30/06/2016
431 Rotary mowers WITH plates 30/06/2016
432 firefighting equipment 30/06/2016
433 Advanced integrated security system and protection by automatically included leaks, centralized control and management of public health institution 29/06/2016
434 Supply and installation of equipment - CCTV, electronic pad and rotating beacon aimed at the convention center of packaging waste 29/06/2016
435 Purchase of used low-floor buses 28/06/2016
436 "Installation and maintenance of highways, streets and roads (road marking) in accordance with project documentation" 28/06/2016
437 PROCUREMENT OF SERVICES OF SERVICING fire extinguishers and hydrant network 28/06/2016
438 medium trucks - by specification 27/06/2016
439 "Construction of the bridge across River Street Smojmirska from entering s.Smojmirovo a regional road Berovo - Delchevo, R1302, to the church of St. Mary " 27/06/2016
440 "Reconstruction of the local road to s.Rogle municipality Zelino: from 0000.00 km to km 0 + 980,00m" 27/06/2016
441 Public address system for barracks Ilinden 25/06/2016
442 Upgrading and maintenance of the GIS system 24/06/2016
443 Reagents for closed system compatible camera "BN ProSpec" or equivalent 24/06/2016
444 Reconstruction and construction of a fence and sliding gates - frames 24/06/2016
445 ,, Construction of roads, access paths and sidewalks in the municipality of Delchevo ,, 23/06/2016
446 Construction, reconstruction and reparation of local roads and streets, pavements and other public surfaces. 22/06/2016
447 20 kV- Metal enclosed switchgear installations with a system of bus bars embedded and fixed switches 21/06/2016
448 Construction of three (3) bridges in the municipality of which two plasnica River dry valley in the village. Plasnica a river with flat-s.Preglovo municipality plasnica 21/06/2016
449 Service for supervision of reconstruction of water supply network in s.Trebenishta, Debarca and technical inspection of construction 20/06/2016
450 Construction of a local road in village Gradec School location -Isposnica St. .Joakim Osogovski length of 299.6 m (+ 680,4m s.Gradec km1 km 1 + 980m) 20/06/2016
451 Procurement services servisiranje- maintenance and repair of Avaya VoIP telephone equipment for the Fund 20/06/2016
452 Upgrading of existing web GIS platform with module for supporting the presentation of the DUP 20/06/2016
453 Purchase of cameras and other equipment for video surveillance 17/06/2016
454 Supply of goods - Traffic Alert and tourist miljokazi Project Via Egnatia 17/06/2016
455 Reconstruction of access road to the recreation center "Teferich" 16/06/2016
456 Procurement of radars for observation of participants sailing on the lake for the needs of the Port Ohrid 15/06/2016
457 Construction of water supply network in the township Kolari - Kicevo 14/06/2016
458 STUDY OF CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROAD NOT CLASSIFIED RELIANT KHMISSE TAMSAMANE (RR 610) AND Douars OUCHANEN - IGHRIBEN - Zian AIT AND 8 KM IBOUAYADEN ON THE COMMON TAMSAMANE - DRIOUCH province - ... 13/06/2016
459 2 fire extinguishers 13/06/2016
460 Construction of roads in the village. Dragoevo in Stip 11/06/2016
461 X-ray tunnel - X-Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and drugs 10/06/2016
462 Reconstruction and construction of local roads 10/06/2016
463 Public works contract for construction of street sidewalks s.Rosoman 09/06/2016
464 Reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems in the city - Prilep. 08/06/2016
465 Vessels for collection and transportation of municipal waste 07/06/2016
466 Purchase serviced by the servicing of air guns Thermal power plants REK Bitola 07/06/2016
467 GNSS rover 06/06/2016
468 Supervision of work - Reconstruction of water network by making the design solution in a facility DG hummer 06/06/2016
469 Service contract for bus 06/06/2016
470 Construction of substations CFDs and FDA. 03/06/2016
471 Supply of three (3) new Electric Locomotives (ELOCOs) 02/06/2016
472 Service and maintenance of the Scada system (diagnostics, repair, etc.). 01/06/2016
473 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment 01/06/2016
474 Fire extinguishers, spare parts, materials and other fire equipment and servicing 31/05/2016
475 Upgrading 12 4x4 pickup vehicles with equipment for extinguishing forest fires 31/05/2016
476 Making of major projects for construction of roads and streets 31/05/2016
477 Banknotes (denominations of Denar 1000) 30/05/2016
478 Banknotes (denomination of 1 000 MKD). 30/05/2016
479 Stable systems - fire protection 30/05/2016
480 Supply of services- testing system addressable fire alarm and spare parts, procurement, testing, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers and hydrant network for the University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje - Rector and Convention Center in Ohrid 30/05/2016
481 Reconstruction of the water tower tank water supply system in NM Sedlarce-top Bogovinje 30/05/2016
482 Supply of personal and collective protective equipment 30/05/2016
483 Medical and technical gases.
27/05/2016
484 Construction of sewage and water supply network in ul.Simeon Kavrakirov in the DUP "Fourth OS11" settlement Michourin 27/05/2016
485 Maintaining a system for recording time and video surveillance of the Property and Legal Affairs 27/05/2016
486 Servicing of fire extinguishers 27/05/2016
487 Supply of printing parking tickets 26/05/2016
488 successive supply of rotary cultivator and spare parts for rotary cultivator 26/05/2016
489 Selection of supervision for the implementation of projects of water supply, drainage and sewerage and other (except asphalt, paving, compaction and penetration of streets and sidewalks perform) during one year 26/05/2016
490 Reconstruction of water supply in the village. Trebenista Debarca municipality generally "turnkey" 25/05/2016
491 Construction of water supply system in NM Ratevo-connected pipeline from regional water supply system of Berovo 25/05/2016
492 Construction of water supply system in NM Ratevo-connected pipeline from regional water supply system of Berovo 25/05/2016
493 DIGITAL CAMERAS FOR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE WITH ACCESSORIES AND INSTALLATION 25/05/2016
494 Spare parts for vehicles and equipment for territorial fire unit (TPPE) Gevgelija 25/05/2016
495 Control of security installations (lightning protection, protective earth, fire equipment fire alarm, panic lights and servicing of fire extinguishers) to 2016 25/05/2016
496 Banknotes (denominations of Denar 1000) 24/05/2016
497 Construction of low voltage network power supply - water treatment plant for municipal wastewater in settlements and vast Konjari Kanatlarci 24/05/2016
498 Procurement of services for supervision of construction of water supply system for n.m.Ratevo-connected pipeline from regional water supply system of Berovo and technical inspection of construction 24/05/2016
499 Replacement cards / modules 23/05/2016
500 Maintenance and servicing of electronic system for counting the time of discussions of meetings of the Assembly of the Republic of Macedonia and the working bodies. 23/05/2016
501 Digital certificates and tokens 22/05/2016
502 Construction of sewage and water supply network in ul.Simeon Kavrakirov in the DUP "Fourth OS11" settlement Michourin 21/05/2016
503 Sanitation equipment (work clothes, Signal vests, shirts, shoes, gloves and hats). 17/05/2016
504 Regular service and maintenance of fire extinguishers and hydrant network in the Municipality, urban and local communities, primary schools and kindergartens 16/05/2016
505 Successive procurement of certificates for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and diplomatic and consular missions of the Republic of Macedonia 16/05/2016
506 Purchase of firefighting equipment 14/05/2016
507 Maintenance and servicing of systems for video surveillance with access control, records of working hours and the detection and fire alarm 13/05/2016
508 Control, testing (a test), filling and painting of fire extinguishers and inspection and kompletirnje the hydrant network with spare parts 13/05/2016
509 Maintenance IP PBX 12/05/2016
510 Receipts for payment, reports of imported money and ticket refund 12/05/2016
511 supply of integrated video surveillance system, Alam system and fire protection monitoring center. 11/05/2016
512 Supply and delivery of thermal paper rolls. 11/05/2016
513 Purchase of an integrated video surveillance system, an alarm system and a fire protection system with a monitoring center.
11/05/2016
514 Service for the preparation of a software for the integration of a financial management system.
09/05/2016
515 Reconstruction of roads and sidewalks of Hristo Uzunov in nas.Crniche 09/05/2016
516 Service contract for maintenance of fire extinguishers 08/05/2016
517 Blockers signal for mobile phones, GPS signal and WI-FI technology (Mobile phone jammer) 07/05/2016
518 Supply and delivery of instant lottery tickets. 06/05/2016
519 Tractors and trailers tractor-by list of specification 06/05/2016
520 Supervision of construction of water supply system - Regional water Patiska River 06/05/2016
521 maintenance of video surveillance system 06/05/2016
522 maintenance of video surveillance system 06/05/2016
523 a. Supply and installation and Commissioning of a new Enhanced Mode S Radar System, comprising of Enhanced Mode S Radar, Radom, Tower, Building, Auxiliary equipment (UPS, Diesel generator, Remote Field Monitor, MW link).
b. On-site civil works required for installation of Enhanced Mode S Radar System.
c. Supply of training, documentation, spares parts, maintenance, special tools, and measurement equipment.

05/05/2016
524 PROCUREMENT OF SOFTWARE UPGRADE OF COMPONENTS OF GIS - ANNUAL LICENSES FOR Arc GIS SOFTWARE 04/05/2016
525 service software development for system integration of financial management. 03/05/2016
526 Construction of sewage 03/05/2016
527 Procurement system access control system to record the time, alarm system expanded with fire sensors and video surveillance system with installation materials 03/05/2016
528 Maintenance services of PBX 03/05/2016
529 fire extinguishers 03/05/2016
530 Microscope urinometar and barcode reader for camera tests Mini Vidas or equivalent 03/05/2016
531 PRINTER AND READER BARCODE LABELS AND SUPPLIES 03/05/2016
532 Preparation of reports for strategic assessment of environmental impact 02/05/2016
533 Revision of the main project for treatment plant wastewater main collector, with an access road in Kicevo 01/05/2016
534 "Public procurement of system for monitoring and control of vehicles with telecommunication equipment - GPS / GPRS devices." 01/05/2016
535 Public procurement of system for monitoring and control of vehicles with telecommunication equipment - GPS / GPRS devices."
01/05/2016
536 Printing tickets for urban and suburban lines, stamps and cards 29/04/2016
537 Construction of water supply, primary and secondary network on the territory of Gazi Baba 29/04/2016
538 Parts of Signpost (controller) for City Bus Lines Buses Laz and Yutong and Parts for Video Surveillance for Buses Type Yutong.
27/04/2016
539 Repair, maintenance and supply of parts for fire fighting vehicles and pumps.
26/04/2016
540 Security protective working means and official clothing.
25/04/2016
541 Procurement of service for servicing, maintenance and repair of ambulance motor vehicles for emergency care with installed medical equipment for the needs of the vehicle fleet of PHI Health House Skopje Skopje. 25/04/2016
542 tractor trailers
25/04/2016
543 Service servicing of air guns Thermal power plants REK Bitola 25/04/2016
544 Framework agreement for construction and reconstruction of roads and sport fields. 25/04/2016
545 Procurement of spare parts for vehicles and equipment for territorial fire unit (TPPE) Gevgelija 23/04/2016
546 Hardware maintenance, computer network (active and passive equipment), PBX, system software and application software for the Constitutional Court of the Republic of Macedonia for 2016 22/04/2016
547 Revision of the Basic project for the railroad Kriva Palanka - border R. Bulgaria 20/04/2016
548 Revision of the Basic project for the rail-road Kriva Palanka border R. Bulgaria. 20/04/2016
549 Procurement of services for maintenance of fire extinguishers and alarm systems 20/04/2016
550 Procurement of 20 kV Metal clad switchgears with single busbar system and fixed circuit breakers.
19/04/2016
551 Maintenance of SCADA system for water supply and maintenance of electrical equipment and the city fountain 19/04/2016
552 GPS instrument for surveying measurements 19/04/2016
553 Printing tickets 19/04/2016
554 PBX 19/04/2016
555 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment in seven schools Sveti Nikole 18/04/2016
556 Making Elaborate on geomechanical investigations for vodosnadbitelen system Gorno Jabolchishte 18/04/2016
557 Fixed telephony, internet and GSM SIM cards for fixed telephony adapters 15/04/2016
558 Procurement of equipment for special purposes (protective vests, vests and holstered guns) 15/04/2016
559 Making Geodetic elaborate numerical data without field measurements in order to realize the urban plan, expropriation, privatization of land and other (when the construction lot is made up of several cadastral parcels) for water supply system Gorno Jabolchishte -Municipality cup
15/04/2016
560 WATER METERS WITH REMOTE SYSTEM TO READ dimensions DN 15 (1/2 ") and DN 20 (3/4") 14/04/2016
561 Maintenance of hardware and software parts of parking systems for the Public Enterprise for public parking "Parking lots" Centar - Skopje 14/04/2016
562 Service technical security video surveillance 13/04/2016
563 Service technical security system for automatic detection and fire alarm of high school "Nikola Karev" Skopje 13/04/2016
564 Supply of Spare parts for non-combat vehicles. 11/04/2016
565 Purchase of services for traffic marking of roads and streets (horizontal signalization) on the territory and for the needs of LGU Prilep.
11/04/2016
566 Repair and calibration of water meters 11/04/2016
567 Servicing of fire extinguishers and hydrants 11/04/2016
568 1 "Supply of LZS (personal protection Means) equipment for the PCE" Tetovo "- Tetovo" - Protective clothing - suits

2 "Supply of LZS (personal protection Means) equipment for the PCE" Tetovo "- Tetovo" - Protective clothing - leather and rubber
10/04/2016
569 print barcode labels for postal traffic 09/04/2016
570 Purchase online access system for satellite tracking of vehicles 08/04/2016
571 Purchase of vessels (patrol boat) for the inspection service of the Port Ohrid 08/04/2016
572 MATERIALS FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF VOTING 06/04/2016
573 Purchase of Mifare cards and controllers-readers 06/04/2016
574 Service, maintenance of equipment for anti-fire protection and authentication of the hidrantskata network for the PE Official Gazette for a period of 12 months 05/04/2016
575 upgrading and maintenance of software for processing of issued tickets in international passenger traffic 04/04/2016
576 Maintenance System Queuing 04/04/2016
577 Service technical security - CCTV at school 04/04/2016
578 Sports equipment for shooting with air rifle 03/04/2016
579 Procurement of spare parts and servicing for water meters 01/04/2016
580 X-ray tunnel - X - Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and drugs 01/04/2016
581 Purchase of service-service system fire alarm in the hall and server appliances ILD
01/04/2016
582 Servicing of fire extinguishers and hydrant network testing 01/04/2016
583 Equipment for Military Academy 01/04/2016
584 upgrading and maintenance of software for issuing bus tickets and reservations in international passenger traffic year 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 01/04/2016
585 procurement of 12 ambulances WITH Upgrade MEDICAL EQUIPMENT FOR THE NEEDS OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL ASSISTANCE Health Home Skopje 30/03/2016
586 Consultancy for maintenance and development of SCADA system 29/03/2016
587 5. Video surveillance network;
12.Printer and photocopiers;
28/03/2016
588 Maintenance and upgrading of existing electronic system for toll collection for a period of two years 28/03/2016
589 Servicing audio and video television equipment, video surveillance, automatic doors and ramps
28/03/2016
590 Adaptive and preventive maintenance of archival and financial - accounting software 24/03/2016
591 Supply and installation of counters and shafts 22/03/2016
592 Maintenance of an integrated financial management system installed in the department of accounting and payments of the Municipality of Aerodrom
21/03/2016
593 procurement of radars for observation of participants sailing on the lake for the needs of the Port Ohrid 21/03/2016
594 Procurement of radars for observation of participants sailing on the lake for the needs of the Port Ohrid 21/03/2016
595 Service and maintenance of alarm systems and fire-stable systems for automatic fire extinguishing. 21/03/2016
596 Personal certificates and Token electronic auction (PKI USB token based on smart card)

part number entire subject of procurement Description of the procurement
1 Personal certificates and Token electronic auction (PKI USB token based on smart card) Personal certificates
2 Personal certificates and Token electronic auction (PKI USB token based on smart card) Token electronic auction (PKI USB token based on smart card)
21/03/2016
597 Service and maintenance of fire extinguishers and fire-fighting equipment for the needs of the Agency for Commodity Reserves 21/03/2016
598 Maintenance of fire centrala, fire extinguishers and testing installation of lightning protection and grounding for a period of two years 17/03/2016
599 Handheld GPS system for recording defects - on lists of specifications. 17/03/2016
600 Procurement of cannulas for specification 15/03/2016
601 Maintenance of computers and computer networking and programming solutions for salary, archive and video surveillance system 15/03/2016
602 Purchase of service for airline tickets 14/03/2016
603 CARDS (Tickets) 14/03/2016
604 Services to organize a conference on payment systems and securities settlement 14/03/2016
605 Services turnover through POS terminals (2 yr.) With the purchase of paper for POS terminals 14/03/2016
606 Electronic card for data acquisition 14/03/2016
607 Purchase of tickets 14/03/2016
608 PRINTING OF TICKETS for city and suburban lines, ID CARDS AND TICKETS funicular 09/03/2016
609 Service and maintenance of fire extinguishers and hydrant network. 09/03/2016
610 Maintenance of video surveillance system 09/03/2016
611 Maintenance of video surveillance system 09/03/2016
612 GPS 09/03/2016
613 Philately services, printing stamps and other philately material 08/03/2016
614 Supply of services- rent of equipment for student radio station according to the needs of the University "Ss. Cyril and Methodius "in Skopje 08/03/2016
615 Supply and delivery systems blockade and access control needs of EVN Macedonia AD, Skopje 07/03/2016
616 Supply maintenance services of video surveillance
07/03/2016
617 Supply and installation of equipment for outdoor video surveillance
05/03/2016
618 Servicing PBX 04/03/2016
619 Purchase of LZS (personal protective equipment) for specification 03/03/2016
620 PROCUREMENT work procurement, transportation and installation of road signs 03/03/2016
621 Servicing And Testing Fire Extinguishers And Fire Hydrants And Testing Of Lightning Protection 02/03/2016
622 Vehicle licenses and registration stickers 02/03/2016
623 Supply, Making A major traffic project for semaforiziranje of intersection between the street. "Train" street. "Aegean" street. "Budva" and crossroads between the street. "Train" street. "Klenoec" and their mutual coordination with the line provided audit. 02/03/2016
624 Military shirt with a long sleeve 01/03/2016
625 Purchase of service servicing of fire extinguishers for motor vehicles and business premises 01/03/2016
626 Print entry tickets, postcards and bookmarks to the Icon Gallery, Robevci House, the Museum of water and Samuil's Fortress in Ohrid 29/02/2016
627 PROCUREMENT magnetic cards 29/02/2016
628 Preparation and printing of tickets and promotional materials (posters, programs, coloring books) 29/02/2016
629 Purchase of equipment and spare parts for SCADA System 26/02/2016
630 Creating an integrated platform for two-way effective communication of local government with citizens and other segments of the public on the current challenges and the need for long-term strategy and plan for sustainable community development 24/02/2016
631 Services to organize a conference on payment systems and securities settlement 23/02/2016
632 ODPZHUVANJE SYSTEM CONTROL INPUT - OUTPUT funicular Millennium Cross with circular barriers integrated alarm alarm systems and detection of theft and intrusion detection and video surveillance system 22/02/2016
633 Making two major projects audited Substation 10 (20) / 0,4 kV 22/02/2016
634 Card for electronic frequency regulator NXS 300-Vacon, for thermal power plants REK Bitola 22/02/2016
635 Service and exams. of fire extinguishers and hydrants, as well as purchases of new 22/02/2016
636 Maintenance and charging of fire extinguishers 22/02/2016
637 Service contract service, maintenance and repair of equipment for video surveillance PDIFM. 22/02/2016
638 Printing Services. 18/02/2016
639 Service contract for maintenance of ICT systems and equipment (audio and video support for events, video surveillance, after the alarm, time registration, fortinet firewall devices, printers and photocopiers) 18/02/2016
640 Control, service and charging of fire extinguishers 18/02/2016
641 Professional supervision of works for the installation of parking management system of the building underground parking (MOB) site Small Ring Skopje. 17/02/2016
642 Purchase of production, transport and installation of boards, road signs and markings The complex Macedonian village-G.Nerezi Skopje. 17/02/2016
643 Supply and maintenance of a system for recording time and access control FVA 17/02/2016
644 Supply of protective clothing for people engaged in public works in the Municipality of Butel 17/02/2016
645 Service using a system parking zone and collection of parking via SMS 16/02/2016
646 Public procurement of services-service fire services regularly, preventive maintenance of fire extinguishers and existing hydrant network on Specification no. 02-130 / 1 for a period of one (1) year 16/02/2016
647 Repair, inspection and testing of low voltage installations, sound installations safety-lightning protection, protective earth, fire equipment fire alarm, panic lights 16/02/2016
648 Maintenance and supply of fire extinguishers 16/02/2016
649 The object of the procedure is to award a contract for the establishment of public-private partnership for the installation, financing and operation of the cogeneration plant for production of electricity and thermal energy for heating and technical steam which is realized as a public service, which will be built on Land owned by the Republic Maedonija located within the Complex Clinics Mother Teresa Skopje 15/02/2016
650 01-59/2015 Fire-fighting vehicle for TPP Bitola 15/02/2016
651 Purchasing thermal paper parking Bug and fiscal equipment 15/02/2016
652 Studies for environmental protection in the reconstruction of the 110 kV power line 12/02/2016
653 Supply of Ambulance 10/02/2016
654 High and low safety shoes for the needs of branches of JSC ELEM 09/02/2016
655 Supply of Firefighting vehicles and equipment 09/02/2016
656 Procurement of services for software maintenance and technical support system for human resources and payroll for the Fund 08/02/2016
657 Purchase of sanitation equipment (personal protective equipment) 04/02/2016
658 Mining boots for the needs of branches of JSC ELEM 04/02/2016
659 Supply system for video surveillance of buildings PE ISAR 04/02/2016
660 Vehicle registration certificates and stickers of registration 03/02/2016
661 Maintenance of alarm system 02/02/2016
662 Supply of satellite image 01/02/2016
663 Expansion of existing software financial management system (FMS) module for automatic loading and accounting for derivatives 01/02/2016
664 Run a fire appliances and equipment and examining the hydrant network 01/02/2016
665 20 kV circuit breakers for fixed performance in substations EVN Macedonia 29/01/2016
666 Servicing and testing of fire extinguishers, hydrants and filling cylinders with medical O2. 29/01/2016
667 Purchase of uniforms for fire department 29/01/2016
668 Maintain of, servicing and repair of surveillance cameras for the Parliament 27/01/2016
669 Service contract for the expansion of existing software financial management system (FMS) module for automatic loading and accounting for derivatives 27/01/2016
670 Recovery parking service through SMS 25/01/2016
671 Fire protection equipment, spare parts and materials for fire protection in REK Bitola, according to technical specification. 21/01/2016
672 Installing parking management system Underground parking (mob) site Small Ring 21/01/2016
673 Coins of denomination of 1 Denar 20/01/2016
674 Collecting, transporting and destroying unusable impregnated wooden railway sleepers 20/01/2016
675 Senior special boots for police officers 20/01/2016
676 Supply, delivery and installation of towers and other equipment for 10 kV and 35kV transmission line Vrutok-Vrben 18/01/2016
677 Procurement of services of temporary work agencies (transfer of workers) for the PE City Parking. 18/01/2016
678 Purchase of making, transporting and mounting boards, road signs and markings The complex Macedonian village-G.Nerezi Skopje. 18/01/2016
679 Ultrasonic Flowmeter 15/01/2016
680 Purchase of service for maintenance of PBX 15/01/2016
681 Ultrasonic flow meter according to specification. 15/01/2016
682 Supply of Traffic light equipment. 15/01/2016
683 Plaques, jubilee awards and certificates 15/01/2016
684 1120 purchase vouchers for food and hygiene products for the GFATM grant - DOTS interventions PM 15/01/2016
685 Services for the repair and maintenance of CCTV system 14/01/2016
686 Services for the repair and maintenance of CCTV system (all sections for handling cash, Bank-4, the Central Treasury, Treasury Skopje, Mavrovo resort) 14/01/2016
687 Construction of Serviced and electrical substations 13/01/2016
688 Spare parts for water meters for household and industrial water meters - for specification sheets 12/01/2016
689 Supply of Spare parts for household water meters and industrial water meters according to lists of specification. 12/01/2016
690 Services for the repair and maintenance of alarm systems 12/01/2016
691 Electronic cards and servicing of tachographs 12/01/2016
692 Pneumatic guns for falling asleep on animals 12/01/2016
693 Cleaning services stack and steam boilers maintenance system fire alarm, maintenance system for heating and maintaining the electronic system of burners and boilers 12/01/2016
694 Special protective equipment for installers to meet the standards for work at height 11/01/2016
695 Maintenance Information System for Public Debt Management (e-debt) 11/01/2016
696 Water metering and control equipment and gauges 08/01/2016
697 Parking systems closed parking 05/01/2016
698 A major traffic project for longitudinal digs Street 05/01/2016
699 Purchase of uniforms and footwear for firefighters 04/01/2016
700 Maintenance of equipment alarms and intercoms reader-time 04/01/2016
701 Purchase online access system for satellite vehicle tracking 29/12/2015
702 Purchase servicing, checking and recharging of fire extinguishers 29/12/2015
703 Spare parts and consumables for equipment for measuring emissions in H2 O2 / H2 and O2 in the flow of coal in thermal power plants REK Bitola PE. 28/12/2015
704 Maintenance, servicing and testing of fire extinguishers and hydrant network in SA for the construction and management of residential and commercial properties of importance for the Republic of Skopje 28/12/2015
705 Supply of fire equipment, ILD and others 25/12/2015
706 Supply of personal protective equipment 25/12/2015
707 Procurement of security equipment, sanitation equipment, and more 24/12/2015
708 Purchase of new fire extinguishers, servicing of fire extinguishers and hydrant installation 24/12/2015
709 Purchase of new fire extinguishers, servicing of fire extinguishers and hydrant installation 24/12/2015
710 Purchase of alarm devices and CCTV facilities 23/12/2015
711 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment for the ASUC "Boro Petrusevski" Skopje 23/12/2015
712 Dismantling, installation of electrical equipment in substations and connecting to BMS system 22/12/2015
713 Supply of Official military uniform M-13. 22/12/2015
714 Repair and maintenance of fire extinguishers 22/12/2015
715 Home volumetric water meters - ELSTER 21/12/2015
716 Reconstruction of substations throughout the facility. 21/12/2015
717 Maintenance and servicing of fire protection systems 21/12/2015
718 Supply of Roll Tickets 21/12/2015
719 DEL1.Za supply of metal seals and stickers DEL2.zhig verification for 2016 21/12/2015
720 Unlimited electronic access to three (3) users to all regulations and documents for the purposes of Karpos 21/12/2015
721 Ultrasonic flowmeter for measuring horse boiler PE Thermal REK Bitola 17/12/2015
722 Purchase of servicing fire extinguishers and hydrants 17/12/2015
723 Anti-virus, web, mail i url filters, ssl sertifikat or other security certificates and exchange security - on lists of specification 16/12/2015
724 Protective clothing and equipment (HTZ) 16/12/2015
725 Purchase of fire extinguishers to complex ,, Macedonian village-G.Nerezi Skopje 16/12/2015
726 -Nabavka Service for servicing and repairs of fire extinguishers 16/12/2015
727 Supervising the performance of: Reconstruction of the street Goce Delchev in Kratovo, reconstruction of local road in NM Railway and construction of parking and paving of sidewalks in Kratovo 16/12/2015
728 Handheld device with integrated barcode reader (* Note: no software inventory). 16/12/2015
729 Procurement of maintenance and upgrade of existing software for financial accounting, material operations, outpatient hospital operations and electronic records of working hours 16/12/2015
730 Summer pants for members of Police. 14/12/2015
731 Electronic components, instruments and materials for PE Thermal Power Plants and Mines PE, REK Bitola 14/12/2015
732 Check-calibration of measuring equipment and NBC equipment 14/12/2015
733 Purchase of a lifeboat engine and accessories 14/12/2015
734 Traffic project of temporary change of traffic regime projects linear infrastructure projects in the Municipality of Kumanovo 14/12/2015
735 Making fence separating part of the ski slopes with pine forest, porch repair of dams and services for welding 14/12/2015
736 Making fence separating part of the ski slopes with pine forest, porch repair of dams and services for welding 14/12/2015
737 Purchase of maintenance and fire-fighting vehicles servesiranje 14/12/2015
738 Hydrant Hose F-52 with hose couplings and fire F-52 with clutches professional STS REK Bitola. 14/12/2015
739 Services successive service contract for system software, application software, maintenance of the HARDWARE, servicing of computer networking, repair and servicing of equipment and maintenance of video surveillance system and electronic records of time, in accordance with the technical specification. 14/12/2015
740 New Medium Dump Trucks and Backhoe Loaders. New Medium Dump Trucks and Backhoe Loaders. 14/12/2015
741 Procurement of goods - purchase and installation of video surveillance, electronic system to record the time and fire alarm system 11/12/2015
742 Purchase, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers and equipment of the building of the Ministry of Finance 11/12/2015
743 Maintenance and servicing of fire extinguishers 11/12/2015
744 Toplopocinkuvani "L" profiles for 110 kV and 400 kV power line 09/12/2015
745 Purchase of services for servicing, maintenance and repair of fire extinguishers and fire equipment, automatic fire alarm and extinguishing of fire, lightning instalalacija, protective earthing, insulation resistance and hydrant network. 09/12/2015
746 Purchase of a video surveillance system (CCTV) 09/12/2015
747 Service and control of fire extinguishers, hydrant network service and supply of spare parts to the specification for a period of one (1) year 09/12/2015
748 Purchase of services for preparation of project documentation - basic traffic design for intersections with roundabout traffic 09/12/2015
749 Pants summer for police officers, according to specification 08/12/2015
750 Installing parking system with the reconstruction of the entry Party 07/12/2015
751 Supply of Winter uniform and footwear for prison police 07/12/2015
752 Supply and installation of surveillance equipment in 14 secondary schools of the City of Skopje 07/12/2015
753 CCTV cameras and floodlights for outdoor lighting at the facilities of the Faculty of Economics in Prilep 04/12/2015
754 Personal protective equipment 04/12/2015
755 Maintenance and servicing of fire extinguishers and hydrants and purchase new fire extinguishers 04/12/2015
756 Printed receipts for garbage 02/12/2015
757 Supply of spare parts for water meters 01/12/2015
758 Parking space-ground in a green market in Kirvogashtani 01/12/2015
759 Repair of exterior metal fence 01/12/2015
760 Repairs and maintenance of the systems for video surveillance, record the time, anti-theft and fire detection 01/12/2015
761 Maintenance of video surveillance system 01/12/2015
762 Protective footwear for employees working in the garden 01/12/2015
763 Given in the tender documentation. 00/12/2015
764 Purchase of banknotes (denominations of 200 and 2,000 denars) 30/11/2015
765 Watches and gold coins with the image of St. Clement of Ohrid 30/11/2015
766 Testing, servicing and maintenance of fire extinguishers, hydrants and hydrant equipment 30/11/2015
767 Supply of personal protective equipment 27/11/2015
768 Nabavka Of service for maintenance and repairs of electrical installation and switchgear cabinets 26/11/2015
769 Testing and servicing of fire extinguishers S-2, S-6, S-9, CO 2 and LF-6 mrezh1 hydrant testing, revision of the PP plant CDP-10 26/11/2015
770 Service contract for the printing of parking cards, flyers and promotional material 26/11/2015
771 Purchase of seals and stamps for the MFA of the Republic of Macedonia 26/11/2015
772 Procurement of footwear wards in the institution for 2015 25/11/2015
773 Purchase of work clothing and footwear 25/11/2015
774 Supply of maintenance services PBX 25/11/2015
775 Procurement Of Services For Maintenance Software For Financial And Material Operations 25/11/2015
776 Printed materials - Paragon toll tickets 23/11/2015
777 WINTER UNIFORM AND FOOTWEAR FOR PRISON POLICE 23/11/2015
778 Maintenance of video surveillance system 23/11/2015
779 Successive purchase of parking tickets and info leaflets 21/11/2015
780 X-Ray machine to scan shipments and detection of explosives, weapons and drugs 19/11/2015
781 Bar code printers, barcode LABELS, barcode readers and PCs 17/11/2015
782 Current maintenance and servicing of electronic / Automatic System Recovery in the parking lot at the "Ss. Cyril and Methodius " 16/11/2015
783 services for maintenance of the application software for financial operations, personnel records, salary calculation, budget operations and fixed assets 16/11/2015
784 Printing paper tickets 13/11/2015
785 Service contract for maintenance of IT infrastructure PE City Parking - Skopje for 12 months 13/11/2015
786 Police duty belt for members of Police. 11/11/2015
787 Procurement of excise control stamps for tobacco products, byproducts and ethyl alcohol. 10/11/2015
788 Procurement of materials or equivalent dates for PE Thermal power plants REK Bitola 09/11/2015
789 Designing phase electricity 09/11/2015
790 1200 ISO 14443A cards 4K or equivalent, suitable for printing, 12 printer ribbons for thermal printing cards (minimum 100 cards), 10 set printer cleaning cards and wipers printer, 1 color printer for thermal printing 14443A cards or equivalent for the purposes of Law ,, Justinian I "in Skopje. 07/11/2015
791 Supply of excise stamps for tobacco goods, intermediate products and ethyl alcohol 04/11/2015
792 Procurement of excise control stamps for tobacco products, byproducts and ethyl alcohol 04/11/2015
793 Ensuring the aircraft under conditions specified in the Technical specification of the tender documentation 03/11/2015
794 WINTER UNIFORM AND FOOTWEAR FOR PRISON POLICE 02/11/2015
795 Supply of Thermal print paper 02/11/2015
796 Purchase of measuring instruments for measure flow with rotary pistons. 29/10/2015
797 Making new cathodic protection of regional cefkovodi samoreglazha with an existing SCADA system 28/10/2015
798 Protective equipment according to specification.
28/10/2015
799 Starters and electronic devices for the REK Bitola, PE Thermal Power Plants, Otpepeluvanje. 27/10/2015
800 Selection of dealer sales and recharge electronic tickets for Ticketing system bus lines in the City of Skopje 27/10/2015
801 Supply of summer and winter fatigues and summer shoes for firefighters TPPE Ohrid 2015 26/10/2015
802 Supply of Shoes with thin soles for members of the Police 21/10/2015
803 Thin sole shoes for members of Police. 21/10/2015
804 Suits for the employees at the payment service according to specification.
21/10/2015
805 Commission for transactions via POS terminals (for 2 years) with procurement of paper for POS terminals 21/10/2015
806 Training for AMR-MDM system 20/10/2015
807 Print Booklet "Macedonian tourist passport" 20/10/2015
808 Parking systems closed parking 19/10/2015
809 New water meters with preparation for inductive remote reading without cable, spare parts for water meters type Insa (or compatible) with preparation for remote reading and spare parts for water meters type Insa (or compatible) without preparation for remote reading 19/10/2015
810 Service Maintenance, Servicing SCADA System And Procurement Of Spare Parts 16/10/2015
811 Supply of personal protective equipment 16/10/2015
812 White Polypropylene Label, Ribbon Printing And Thermal Transfer Printer For Printing 16/10/2015
813 Purchase of radar surveillance of the participants in the navigation of the lake to the needs of the Port Ohrid 14/10/2015
814 Service for testing, service and repair of high voltage disconnectors, switches and regulation transformers PE Mines, REK Bitola. 13/10/2015
815 Purchase of uniforms and footwear for members of the Prison Police 2015/2016 year 13/10/2015
816 HTZ-Equipment Uniforms & Footwear 13/10/2015
817 Supply of Fully electronic three-phase electricity meters for direct connection. 10/10/2015
818 Protective clothing for employees in ether; nitriles 09/10/2015
819 Latex controls and smart cards Analyzer ALIFAKS - TEST 1 for determining the erythrocyte sedimentation rate or equivalent 09/10/2015
820 Current servicing, maintenance, repair and upgrade the software of electronic card readers to record the working hours of employees in the Fund and regional offices of the Fund 09/10/2015
821 Making stamps shtembli and facsimiles 07/10/2015
822 Personal protective clothing, footwear, gloves and gear. 05/10/2015
823 Printing business cards, invitations, certificates, etc. 29/09/2015
824 Printing paper tickets ponishtuvachi 28/09/2015
825 Fee for turnover through POS terminals (2 yr.) With the purchase of paper for POS terminals 16/09/2015
826 Setting up a wireless GPRS POS terminals and virtual POS terminal for payment of services to the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy 16/09/2015
827 Commission for transactions via POS terminals (for 2 years) with procurement of paper for POS terminals.
16/09/2015
828 Supply of Civil clothing and footwear. 14/09/2015
829 Supply of parking equipment for the municipality of Gostivar 14/09/2015
830 Supply of Thermal Printing Paper 14/09/2015
831 Service for Supervision of purchasing more house jet, combined with industrial ultrasonic meters and installation and integration of systems for remote reading system in Probistip Probistip 11/09/2015
832 Supply of Official military uniform M-13 and fabric for military uniform M-13.
09/09/2015
833 Check-calibration of measuring equipment and NBC equipment 09/09/2015
834 Recovery parking service through SMS 09/09/2015
835 Personal protective equipment and personal protective equipment for employees 07/09/2015
836 SELECTION OF DEALER FOR SALE AND RECHARGE OF ELECTRONIC TICKETS 02/09/2015
837 Selection of reseller for charing and recharging electronic tickets 02/09/2015
838 Prior information notice for Preparation of project documentation (FS, PD, CBA and EIA/EPR) for modernisation of the railway section Skopje (Gjorce Petrov)Kicevo as part of corridor VIII 31/08/2015
839 Purchase of fuel vouchers 28/08/2015
840 Production of control stamps labels for marking of flour, for the requirements of the Marketing and Control Department; II. Printing of labels for marking the produced seed and transplanting material for the requirements of the Seed and Planting Material Directorate III. Printing of control stamps labels for marking of the imported seed and planting materials for the requirements of the Seed and Planting Material Directorate within the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water EconomyI. 26/08/2015
841 Meters for remote reading and spare parts for water meters 21/08/2015
842 Procurement of explosive materials by a technical specification TD 17/08/2015
843 Non-cash payments through POS terminals 17/08/2015
844 Services for marketing through pos terminals (for 2 years). The purchase of paper for pos terminals needs university clinic of cardiology 14/08/2015
845 Successive purchase of water meters 06/08/2015
846 HTZ equipment, protective clothing and footwear for road workers, drivers of vehicles and construction machinery, mechanics, security guards and others.
04/08/2015
847 Printed office supplies medical forms Toners and ribbons for pachatachi, fax, decals etc. 04/08/2015
848 Procurement of parts of uniform for the Fire-Fighting Brigade of the City of Skopje. 29/07/2015
849 Procurement of service for upgrade of existing application (information system) for integrated financial and current working for the needs of PHI Health House of Skopje Skopje.
29/07/2015
850 Procurement of service for upgrade of existing application (information system) for integrated financial and current working. Procurement of service for upgrade of existing application (information system) for integrated financial and current working for the needs of PHI Health House of Skopje Skopje. 29/07/2015
851 Zone parking system and collection of parking through SMS 27/07/2015
852 Supply of Terrain police uniforms. 21/07/2015
853 Procurement and placement of traffic signs, road marking and equipment on the following National roads 16/07/2015
854 Purchase tickets 13/07/2015
855 Purchase of services for using electronic system for parking by zone and payment of parking places.
30/06/2015
856 Purchase of services for using electronic system parking zone and collection of parking places 30/06/2015
857 Procurement And Placing Of Traffic Signs, Road Marking And Equipment On Regional Roads R1305, A1, R1107, R1109& R2131 24/06/2015
858 Fluorescent vests and forearms for police officers 23/06/2015
859 Service of construction handicraft works, upon call about Thermal Power Plant and Mines REK Bitola.
23/06/2015
860 Fluorescent vests and forearm bands for police officers. 23/06/2015
861 Service of construction works on call for Thermal Power Plants and Mines REK Bitola 23/06/2015
862 The purpose of the contract is to support the public administration reforms (PAR) with particular attention to strengthening the capacities of the Ministry of Information Society and Administration and implementation of PAR and E-government activities that are included in the national PAR strategy action plan 15/06/2015
863 Public Procurement Household Water Meters For The Needs Of Jp Stone River Macedonian Kamenica 10/06/2015
864 Neiskovani coins (Rhonda) is the denomination value of 50 denars amount 10,000,000 pieces, 77 tonnes in weight 08/06/2015
865 Procurement of Goods Coin blanks for minting 10 000 000 pieces, 77 tons, of coins in denomination of Denar 50. 08/06/2015
866 Serving for making vrzen material for road signs (dowels and bolts), and a service for making the shapes of the characters 08/06/2015
867 Parts of locomotives or rolling stock 01/06/2015
868 Purchase of new traffic lights before school Vatasa 01/06/2015
869 Collective insurance for employees of MOD and ARM. 28/05/2015
870 Property insurance 27/05/2015
871 Property insurance and fish stock 26/05/2015
872 HTZ equipment (equipment and footwear), and protective means 26/05/2015
873 Awarding a Contract for Establishing a Public-Private Partnership for providing parking services and maintenance of the public parking space in Municipality of Kavadarci exercised as public service concession 22/05/2015
874 Purchase of boots for professional firefighters forest fires 20/05/2015
875 Printing the ticket 15/05/2015
876 Sports Equipment for shooting air rifle for the Military Academy 15/05/2015
877 Parking Automation System 14/05/2015
878 Purchase seal stickers for verification of 2015 05/05/2015
879 Printing services for procurement of hologram stickers protection certificates of conformity procedure for vehicle homologation 04/05/2015
880 Printing services for procurement of hologram stickers protection certificates of conformity procedure for vehicle homologation 04/05/2015
881 Property insurance and fish stocks 30/04/2015
882 Property insurance AD City Shopping Center - Skopje. 23/04/2015
883 Group public procurement - insurance of official motor vehicles that have State Technical Inspectorate, the State Inspectorate for Forestry and Hunting, State Labour Inspectorate and the State Environmental Inspectorate

21/04/2015
884 Purchase of service for maintenance of application software for financial and accounting, human resources and software for data analysis of audit reports 19/04/2015
885 Purchase tickets for the needs of dharma 15/04/2015
886 Purchase of insurance services, insurance and real estate and built EQUIPMENT OF REGIONAL water system Studencica 15/04/2015
887 Purchase of server hospital, financial, human and other software 15/04/2015
888 Insurance of buildings and motor vehicles for a period of one year

14/04/2015
889 Purchase of means of telecommunication: Mobile radio stations - 4 pieces, hand radio - 7 pieces Battery for existing infrastructure of handheld radio - 25 pieces

14/04/2015
890 Nabavka insurance services 13/04/2015
891 Insurance ndvizhnost and equipment, professional and general liability, annual risk insurance of motor vehicles 12/04/2015
892 Insurance Services Property Clinic and insurance of health workers professional liability 08/04/2015
893 Purchase and personal protective equipment 06/04/2015
894 Purchase of service - property insurance and professional liability insurance for doctors and other medical staff 06/04/2015
895 Services for printing vouchers, vouchers 06/04/2015
896 Purchase of tires for armored vehicles available to the Office of General Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia 01/04/2015
897 Procurement of pneumatic tyres for armoured motor vehicles at the disposal of the Common and General Affairs Service of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia 01/04/2015
898 Insurance services 31/03/2015
899 Acquisition of service tickets 30/03/2015
900 Tapes for cash registers (thermal paper rolls)
20/03/2015
901 Ensure vehicles are transported by special vehicles for the current Spider 2015 (insurance terms and rates for liability insurance of activity) WITHOUT franchise; Insurance money on insurance terms of burglary, robbery and transfer; Insurance blockers theft after they will be placed on the car; MTPL Kasko insurance deductible franchise of 200 Euro including the risk of theft of motor vehicles 20/03/2015
902 Service - Print The Barcode Labels On The Postal Services 17/03/2015
903 Box Notes And Cards Coin 17/03/2015
904 Shared Procurement Service For Insurance For A Period Of One Year, Consisting Of: Part 1: Insurance Stocks Of Petroleum Products From The Mandatory Reserves Of The Republic Of Macedonia And Insurance Movable Items - Equipment Dzrnnd And Part 2: Insurance Official Motor Vehicles Dzrnnd Automobile Liability To Third Parties And Comprehensive Motor Insurance 16/03/2015
905 Purchase of service for maintenance of application software for financial and accounting, human resources and software for data analysis of audit reports 16/03/2015
906 Bag coins 16/03/2015
907 Insurance Property and equipment, helmets motor insurance, avtoodgovornost and insurance workers from accidents (accidents) 13/03/2015
908 Purchase of flights for MPs and the staff of the Parliament 11/03/2015
909 Procurement of a service for eliminating adult mosquitoes (adulticide aerosol fumigation). 11/03/2015
910 Servicing of equipment SCADA system 09/03/2015
911 Financial services, namely: insurance services, banking and financial services (other than in connection with the issuance, trading or transfer of securities or other financial instruments, brokerage services and the services of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia and services for the acquisition or rental of land 09/03/2015
912 Printing the ticket 05/03/2015
913 Software for financial accounting matters, budget operations and personnel records for the Agency for Youth and Sports
05/03/2015
914 Service cashless electronic payment cards - POS terminals VISA and MASTERDCARD 03/03/2015
915 Ticket parking zone) 03/03/2015
916 Spare Parts For Water Meters And Drugivodovodni Materials (Ball Valve, Rubber Gaskets, Nastavce Water Meters) 02/03/2015
917 Consultancy services for the maintenance and development of SCADA system

02/03/2015
918 Maintenance of computers and computer networking and programming solutions for salary and archive 02/03/2015
919 Insurance Facilities And Equipment Of The Elementary School ,, Santa Ilya Ilio ,, Berovo And Local Schools 25/02/2015
920 Land transport services, including services for armored vehicles and courier services, except transport of mail (except rail transport services, which are included in the category 18) 24/02/2015
921 Services for scheduled air transport - flights 23/02/2015
922 Supply of maintenance services of the GPS devices 23/02/2015
923 Procurement and delivery of excise control stamps for tobacco products and alcoholic beverages 02/01/2015
924 Special firefighting hydraulic rescue tools used for traffic accidents. 00/00/0000
925 Procurement of medical equipment for PHI GH Kumanovo. 00/00/0000
926 Public procurement of summer and winter official clothing for customs officers deployed at Customs Houses and Investigation Department. 00/00/0000
927 Coins in denomination of Denar 1 (one), quantity of 20 000 000 pieces. 00/00/0000
928 Procurement of service for servicing, maintaining and repair of official vehicles for the needs of the car park of the PHI Health House of Skopje, Skopje. 00/00/0000
929 Procurement a of fire-fighting vehicle, water tank truck with a capacity of at least 16 m³. 00/00/0000
930 Special high boots for police officers....3 000 pairs. 00/00/0000
931 Printing Municipality official herald, newspaper, monographs, posters, catalogues, flyers and other advertisement materials. 00/00/0000
932 ERP maintenance (in a time period of 2 years). 00/00/0000
933 Procurement of 110 kV power transformers, 40 MVA. 00/00/0000
934 PPE equipment for forest guards and hunting guards according to technical specifications given in the tender documents. 00/00/0000
935 Paying parking fees via SMS service. 00/00/0000
936 Procurement of Airline Tickets for purposes of M-NAV. 00/00/0000
937 Procurement Of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment). 00/00/0000
938 Procurement of 20 kV circuit breakers for installation in EVN Macedonia Substations. 00/00/0000
939 Procurement of 35/(21) 10,5 kV power transformers, 10 MVA. 00/00/0000
940 Procurement of 35/(21) 10,5 kV power transformer, 10 MVA — TS Bukri. 00/00/0000
941 Purchasing of water meters. 00/00/0000
942 Procurement of services — air plane tickets for the MPS and employees in. 00/00/0000
943 Renting multifunctional printers. 00/00/0000
944 Adhesive foil reflective traffic signs (film) with prismatic technology. 00/00/0000
945 Selection of a contractor for construction of roads in the Kamenjar Settlement, Probishtip Municipality. 00/00/0000
946 Illuminated traffic signs and Traffic signs equipment. 00/00/0000
947 Design of basic projects for construction of roads and streets in the urban and rural part of the municipality Gjorce Petrov. 00/00/0000
948 Upgrade of 12 Pick-Up vehicles 4 x 4 with equipment for extinction of forest fires. 00/00/0000
949 Printer toners. 00/00/0000
950 Surveillance and security systems and devices. 00/00/0000
951 Furniture (desk, auxiliary desk, table for medical examination of babies, removable drawers, working chair, visitor chair, round seat chair, closet, wardrobe, table, working armchair, hanger, bed, waiting room chair) and service for its servicing for the needs of PHI Health house of Skopje. 00/00/0000
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  •  The statement quoted Mr Robert Dickerman, the Chief Executive Officer of EEDC, as expressing hope that the use of meters would boost revenue collection and reduce lost of energy.
  •  Speed Identity has supplied 35 biometric data capture stations and 200 fingerprint readers to Moldova as a result of an EU-supervised tender aiming to increase security and quality of the countrys passports.

    According to Speed Identity, as part of the EU programme, countries with high volumes of people entering the EU, receive support in project management, know-how and financing by the EU in establishing reliable, high-security ID documents for travel. Moldovas new ePassports now include digital, ICAO-compliant facial photos and fingerprints, as well as a number of other document security features to prevent forgery and the creation of false identities.
    Speed Identity says its Speed Identity SCL1000 (Speed Capture Light station), is a proven all integrated solution for instant live capture of facial photos, fingerprints and digital signatures. It has been in use with national authorities in Luxembourg and Sweden since 2008, in both mobile and fix-mount applications. The Speed Capture API has enabled the systems integrator to easily develop a customized enrolment workflow application controlling all features of the capture system, from data acquisition and photographic illumination, to data quality control and file output.
    This is an important project where Speed Identity, being the expert partner, contributes in upgrading a non-EU country to comply with EU and ICAO regulations for travel document security. Normally such projects require a period of fine-tuning the system after implementation, but we have confirmations from the end user that the deployment phase went very smoothly, says Magnus Lfgren, CEO at Speed Identity.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  Regulating body armour wont stick, said retailers.

    Starting June 15, Albertans who own or want body armour need a legitimate reason under the Body Armour Control Act, or a permit from the Solicitor General and Public Security office.

    Officers will soon be able to charge people wearing bullet or stab-resistant vests, along with seizing the armour if they dont have a permit. And those people can expect to pay a fine up to $10,000, along with serving six months in the clink.

    Police now have another resource in their fight against gangs in our communities, said Jonathan Denis, Albertas Solicitor General and Minister of Public Safety.

    This initiative doesnt penalize those with a legitimate reason to wear body armour, such as police or security personnel.

    Albertans with professions in policing, security or safety are exempt from the act, while everyone else needs to explain themselves to the solicitor general and public security office.

    A body armour permit costs $50 per year and takes five days to process. Citizens have to pass a criminal background check in order to get a permit.

    Gordon McGowan, president of rearmament distributor MilArm in downtown Edmonton, thinks the act is a knee-jerk reaction to a nonexistent problem.

    Body armour vests are just an Internet search away from anyone who wishes to hide their purchase from the government, McGowan said.

    If I have a reason to own body armour and I want it, why is it up to the government to determine if my reason is legitimate or not? McGowan asked.

    Milarms carries around a dozen VestFriend stab-resistant vests and McGowan said they sell only a few each month. Their most common body armour buying customers are nightclub owners looking to equip their bouncers and doormen.

    He has a strict store policy not to sell body armour to civilians, which keeps the gang-bangers from inquiring said McGowan.

    Source: BY MATT DYKSTRA, http://www.edmontonsun.com

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  •  AMMAN -- An armoured vehicles manufacturing plant was inaugurated at the Zarqa Free Zone on Tuesday. The JD2 million Jordanian and Russian investment will provide regional countries, particularly the Iraqi market, with bullet resistant cars, generating around JD24 million in production annually, according to plant Executive Director Ahmad Suleiman.

    Built on a 3,200 dunums of land, the factory will employ 100 workers from the local community and exploit 80 per cent of the national resources, said Nasser Shreidah, chairman of the Jordanian Free Zones Corporation. He added that the plant, the first of its kind in the region, will provide the regional market with highly developed bulletproof vehicles according to European standards.

    Source: http://www.zawya.com

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  •  New legislation to guard against the use of body armour and fortified vehicles by gang members goes into affect this weekend. People who either have or sell the armour must now have proper licenses or permits. However licensed security guards, and corrections officers are exempt. Anyone driving or owning a vehicle that has been adapted to resist bullets or explosives must also have a special permit. All armoured vehicles must also be inspected. Failure to comply results in fines in the thousands of dollars, and possible incarceration.

    Source: http://www.cjob.com,

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  •  Visiongains analysis indicates that the global military body armour and personal protective gear market will be worth $1.07bn in 2012. The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 report finds that spending on military protective gear and body armour, despite pressure in the form of defence cuts from many predominant military nations, will remain central to defence budgets worldwide.

    The visiongain author of The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 report commented that: Spending by militaries worldwide on body armour will remain a fundamental aspect of defence budgets for years to come, as despite budgetary pressures affecting many Western nations at present, an underlying desire and responsibility to provide the best protection to military personnel will spur demand for new and advanced equipment.


    The report contains 100 tables, charts and figures that quantify and forecast the military body armour & personal protective gear market. Visiongain provides forecasts for the period 2012-2022 in terms of value (US$) for the military body armour & personal protective gear market 2012-2022, as well as for 3 submarkets and 12 leading national military body armour & personal protective gear markets. The report provides profiles of 20 leading companies operating within the market, and includes 3 interviews with experts in the field military body armour, providing specialist insight alongside visiongain analysis.

    The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 report will be of value to current and future potential investors in the field of body armour, as well as companies and research centres who wish to broaden their knowledge of the military body armour & personal protective gear market.

    For sample pages and further information concerning the visiongain report The Military Body Armour & Personal Protective Gear Market 2012-2022 please visit: www.visiongain.com/Report/794/The-Military-Body-Armour-Pe...

    For an executive summary of this report or to order it today please email:
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    Source: http://www.openpr.com

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  •  OSWEGO Aging police vehicles are slated for discussion during tonights Administrative Services Committee meeting, as Oswegos police chief submitted five requests to bolster the departments fleet, which would include the addition of an armored surplus military vehicle.

    Oswego Police Chief Tory DeCaire is asking councilors to approve the purchase of a 2012 Chevy Tahoe and a 2012 Chevy Impala. The vehicles would be purchased at or below New York state contract pricing and the funds would come from the police departments existing budget allotment for vehicles and equipment.

    Also up for discussion is the additional purchase of a 2012 Chevy Tahoe as part of the Operation Stonegarden grant administered through the U.S. Border Patrol. According to the Department of Homeland Security website, Operation Stonegarden accepted competitive proposals for $46.6 million available in 2012. The purpose of the grant money is to enhance cooperation and coordination among local, tribal, territorial, state and federal law enforcement agencies in a joint mission to secure U.S. borders along routes of ingress from international borders, including Canada and Mexico as well as international water borders.

    Along with the updated traditional fleet vehicles, DeCaire is also seeking to acquire a used up-armored surplus military vehicle. Administrative Services Committee Chairman Ron Kaplewicz, R-7th Ward, said he looked forward to hearing about this unusual vehicle. Im sure the chief will tell us what its all about, the chairman said.

    DeCaire noted in his request that there is no cost for the surplus military vehicle, as it will remain the property of the U.S. Department of Defense. He noted there would, however, be some cost associated with shipping the vehicle. The committee agenda described the up-armored addition to the fleet as useful to the police department in quality-of-life enforcement and outreach programs, as well as being available for use in the event of an armed emergency situation.

    Rounding out the departments vehicle requests, the police chief would also like to accept a used 1998 Ford pickup truck as a result of a civil forfeiture. If the department of public works deems the vehicle safe, police plan to use it during investigative work. If the vehicle is deemed unsafe, it will be turned over to the DPW for disposal at auction or other approved means.

    During last years budget negotiations on Aug. 2, DeCaire informed council members that his request of $84,000 for equipment, which included three new police vehicles, had been reduced to $32,000 in the mayors proposed 2012 budget. That would be enough to buy only one new fully equipped police vehicle. The police chief noted that his department used to have a car replacement policy, with two new vehicles included in the budget each year to replace those in the fleet that had acquired high mileage and other maintenance problems from constant use.

    Then we were told, No cars, and we got behind the eight ball, he told councilors at the time. To maintain our cycle, we need two vehicles.

    Councilors Mike Myers, R-2nd Ward, and Shawn Walker, R-4th Ward, looked for ways the city budget could accommodate the police departments needs. City Chamberlain Deb Coad noted before the finalized budget that there were a few key items that had changed since she and former Mayor Randy Bateman had put the initial proposal together and she re-examined it to see if there was possible funding for an additional vehicle. As a result, additional funds were delegated to the police department, increasing the equipment line to $58,000 in the final adopted budget.

    Even though Crown Victorias would no longer be produced, DeCaire believed at the time that there should be enough of these police vehicles to supply his department through 2012.
    Other committee matters up for discussion will include the request to forward a zone change request at 253 W. Utica St. from an R-2 residential to a B-1 neighborhood business district; a request from the citys purchasing agent to forward to the Common Council a resolution to accept the lowest bid submitted by WD Malone Trucking & Excavating Inc. in the amount of $1,341,736.00, for the Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation project, Area 1-Turrill Street Basin; a discussion by the citys fire chief regarding special details for the citys ambulance service; and a proposal from the DPW commissioner for a life jacket loaner program.

    Committee meetings are held in the council chambers on the second floor of City Hall and begin at 7 p.m.

    Source: By JANET REBEOR-DEXTER, http://palltimes.com

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  •  RR Donnelley isnt a name you see very often in TechCrunch, but companies dont survive for nearly 150 years without having one eye trained on the future. With 2011 revenues at an estimated $10.6 billion, the company is one of the worlds largest commercial printers. The printing giant has been stepping up its digital investments of late, and today announced that it has invested $2.5 million in Real Value Corporation, the makers of iPad shopping app, CoffeeTable.

    The Series A investment is the first tranche of a larger investment by RR Donnelley and includes an exclusive marketing relationship between the two companies. CoffeeTable will be using the infusion of institutional capital to launch new personalization and engagement features and hire developers.

    For those unfamiliar, CoffeeTable is a free shopping app for the iPad that aggregates hundreds of retail catalogs to allow users to browse their products on the go, online or offline. CoffeeTable gives shoppers the ability to make purchases from their iPad through secure in-app checkout, while in turn giving retailers a suite of benchmark data and catalog analytics tools that they can use to boost their multi-channel marketing efforts.

    As RR Donnelley is one of the largest printers of retail catalogs in the world, it can now leverage its existing relationship with retailers to help bring CoffeeTable access to a wide range of content from the companies whose products it aggregates, while, in turn, giving those major retailers an additional point of access into the tablet market.

    CoffeeTables app allows users to browse full-screen images of products, with zoom functionality, adding products to a shopping cart, both online and offline. Users can subscribe to their favorite brands and have the latest catalogs delivered to their iPad from retailers that include Crate & Barrel, Lands End, West Elm, etc. Beyond offering quick checkout across all catalogs through its Express Checkout, CoffeeTable also offers giveaways, seasonal pop-up shops, and flash deals which are applied at check out.

    Catalogs are collectively a $270 billion industry, and while individual retailers may offer their own tablet shopping apps, CoffeeTable brings them all together in one place, presumably offering a better shopping experience for the end user. Together, the two companies seem to be looking to establish an Amazon for retail catalogs, and with further development of analytics tools, retailers will be able to get a better sense of the mobile purchasing behavior of consumers something many of them are lacking.

    Source: http://techcrunch.com

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  •  A new blast defence mechanism could double vehicle protection against mine explosions without additional armour, according to its inventor.

    The active belly plate system developed by Advanced Blast & Ballistic Systems (ABBS) exerts a force against the floor of the vehicle to reduce floor deformation and help stop the vehicle from being thrown into the air.

    The technology, which has been taken to proof-of-concept stage, works by exploiting the short delay between a mine going off and the explosion hitting the underside of the vehicle, using this time to counteract the force of the mine.

    Originally I was dealing with the global acceleration, which is the vehicle jumping in the air, and that on its own can kill you, Roger Sloman, managing director of ABBS and inventor of the system, told The Engineer.

    And then I thought that if you put the force down a column in the vehicle onto the belly plate, you can keep the floor down as well, which is even more important. So its a very simple concept of actively opposing the force of the mine.

    Because it deals with global acceleration, the technology should protect lighter cars as well as armoured vehicles. You dont carry around huge amounts of mass to counteract the blast, said Sloman. You can double the mine blast capability of a system, at least.

    The system detects the shockwaves of a blast, which travel at the speed of sound and arrive around 20 milliseconds before the mass of the explosion, providing enough time for the belly plate to react.

    ABBS received 116,000 from the Ministry of Defences Centre for Defence Enterprise to develop the technology and is now seeking funding to build a commercial prototype of the device.

    Sloman said it could be further developed to provide specific forces to match each explosion. Either you can set everything off or you can analyse the strength of the shockwave and get an estimate of the size of the mine and where it is and therefore you can tune the response.

    Source: By Stephen Harris, http://www.theengineer.co.uk

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  •  A liquid body armour is being developed by BAE Systems (a global defence company) that hardens on impact. The liquid is made up of "freely suspended" particles that "lock" together when disturbed. The benefits include its lightness, flexibility and a reduced injury risk compared to alternatives such as Kevlar.

    Self-sculpting smart sand

    Researchers at the Distributed Robotics Laboratory of MIT are developing robotic cubes that will work like smart self-sculpting sand. In one experiment, one-centimetre-squared cubes contained a microprocessor cabable of storing 32 kilobytes with tiny magnets on the edges that could enable the formation of complex 3D shapes.
    Via BBC.

    Make your own robot

    Another MIT initiative may allow people with no specialised training to become robotics engineers thanks to the ubiquitous technology of 3D printing. If a bespoke robot is required, any individual could download a blueprint, tweak it to suit their need and print a rudimentary robot that will be fully functional within 24 hours.

    Source: http://www.nzherald.co.nz

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  •  MEPs in Strasbourg have questioned the European Commission (EC) about the security of biometric passports following reports of problems with the documents in a number of countries including France and the Netherlands.
    Back in 2008, the European Parliament (EP) identified weak points in the system including problems with the reliability of fingerprints taken from children and the elderly; error rates; lack of experience of the technologies being used; and the risk of fraud at various stages of document deployment. As a result, the EP asked the EC to commission studies into these areas, which are expected to conclude later this year.
    According to the EP, between 500,000 and 1 million of Frances 6.5 million biometric passports in circulation are estimated to be false, having been obtained using counterfeit documents.
    In the Netherlands, an examination of 448 cases by local the authorities in Roermund found that 21% of the fingerprints were non-verifiable and therefore useless.
    As a result, MEPs invited EC representatives to a plenary session on 19 April 2012 to respond to their questions about the effectiveness of biometric passports. They have also asked if it will now consider re-evaluating the rules governing the issue of ePassports in the EU.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  The U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has produced 75 million electronic passports at its secure production facilities in Washington, D.C. and Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

    The electronic, or e-passport program, launched in 2005 and includes an integrated, secure chip and antenna incorporating numerous security features. GPO and the Department of State developed the U.S. e-passport in response to the requirements for Visa Waiver Program countries in the 2002 Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act.

    The Department of State loads personal information, including the travelers photograph, digitally onto the chip in each passport. This is the same data that is visually displayed on the photo page of the e-Passport. No personal data is handled by GPO or its suppliers.

    We appreciate GPOs continued support of the Department and our efforts to modernize the U.S. passport. Passport issuance, a function of the Departments Bureau of Consular Affairs, is our most visible domestic public service program, said Michael D. Kirby, principal deputy assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs.

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  Chinas Ministry of Public Security announced that after three years of preparations, the authorities countrywide will start issuing electronic ordinary passports from May 15 onwards.
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    The e-passport will contain an electronic chip, which stores personal information of the holder, including name, data of birth, photo, fingerprint and signature.

    The Ministry says that the e-passports are compliant with standards released by ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organisation), ensuring security and privacy of the personal information of holders.

    The application process will largely remain the same, with two additional steps to collect the applicants fingerprint information and signature. Citizens who are under 16 years old or whose fingerprints are missing are exempted from the fingerprint collection process, according the Ministry.

    The new e-passports will have a refined design, with images representing the 31 provincial level jurisdictions, Hong Kong & Macau Special Administrative Regions, as well as Tiananmen, the Great Wall and the Temple of Heaven.

    The Ministry says that more than 10 million passports were issued countrywide last year. And this figure is expected to rise by 20 per cent this year.

    Since 2004, more than 90 countries and territories have started issuing e-passports. And China started issuing electronic official & diplomatic passports last year.

    Source: FutureGov- Asia
  •  MONEY printer De La Rue has cashed in on strong demand for banknotes and passports but stayed quiet over talk it was stockpiling new Greek drachmas.
    The group, which produces more than 150 national currencies, stamps, driving licences and cash sorting equipment, printed 6.4 billion banknotes last year, 8 per cent more than the previous year.
    The start of production on a UK Government deal to produce passports also contributed to a 73 per cent rise in annual profits to 57.7million on revenues up 14 per cent to 528million.
    The firm has won contracts from countries such as South Sudan, which introduced a new currency following independence.
    But it stayed tight-lipped on talk that it had drawn up draft plans to print a new Greek currency should Athens quit the euro.
    De La Rue said last year that the eurozones problems could create opportunities.
    Chief executive Tim Cobbold said: Its always our policy not to comment on matters like that.
    The group, the profits of which in 2011 tumbled after paper production issues with major customer the Reserve Bank of India, has begun a shake-up to boost profits to more than 100million next year.
    It said it made good progress, achieving efficiency improvements that contributed about 8million to operating profit.
    A new banknote sorter, which can handle up to 2,000 notes a minute, drove a 14 per cent rise in revenue in the cash processing gear arm.
    But lower customer demand led to falling profits and flat revenues at its security product division, which makes holograms for sports tickets and other valuable printed items.
    De La Rue said orders rose 14 per cent to 248million and it was on track to hit annual hopes. Cobbold said: The face value of cash in circulation is growing, particularly in countries where populations and affluence are rising.
    The shares fell 32p to 976p.

    Source: By Philip Waller, http://www.express.co.uk

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  •  Indias electronic passport project has hit a roadblock as the Amsterdam-based company Gelmalto, selected for supplying chips came under scanner for its alleged role in smart card rollout in Pakistan.

    The Ministry of External Affairs has sought a fresh security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs for Gemalto, which was selected to supply chips for the pilot project in 2008. The MNC was reported to be impementing smart card project in Pakistan.

    The Ministry of Home Affairs asked the Department of Economic Affairs under the Ministry of Finance to obtain a self-disclosure report from Gemalto, detailing its businesses in Pakistan. It is also understood to have engaged intelligence agencies to assess if Gemaltos business in Pakistan could pose a security threat to India in case it is allowed to continue supplying chips for the project.

    Gemalto, however, claimed that the company had never participated in any government project in Pakistan. We have never had any government projects with Pakistan, a spokesperson of the company stated in response to queries from Deccan Herald.
    The Gemalto spokesperson said the company did serve governments of over 50 countries with its secure document and e-government solutions.

    Gemalto was known as Axalto before the latter merged with Gemplus on June 2, 2006. Axalto, however, had in August 2005 announced to have supplied high-end EMV (Europay-Mastercard-Visa) chip to Pakistans United Bank Limited.

    As the UBL had pioneered EMV rollout in Pakistan, Axalto had provided the bank with a package that included data preparation, cards supply and personalisation solution.

    Gemalto was in September 2008 selected to supply its Sealys eTravel solution to India Security Press for the e-passport pilot project, aimed at issuing tamper-proof and secure travel documents to diplomats and officials. The Sealys eTravel package included contact-less communications component of the electronic passports made by the India Security Press. It also included advanced secure operating system and microprocessor that stores and protects the holders digital identity as well as the communications antenna.

    The MEA had plans to start issuing e-passports to ordinary citizens in the second phase. But it recently said that the project had to be deferred as it had to seek fresh security clearance from the MHA in respect of a technically qualified bidder (Gemalto).

    Gemalto did not give a specific reply to a query from Deccan Herald on whether the company had submitted the self-disclosure report to the Indian Government. However, in a consolidated response to a set of queries, its spokesperson said the company maintained the policy of customer confidentiality and did not comment on the details of its customers operations and processes.

    Notably, in a recent report, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on External Affairs had expressed concern over the doubtful background of Gemalto.

    Source: http://www.deccanherald.com

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  •  With big government contracts up for grabs, we take a look at six of the vehicles vying for military money.
    In service since 1984, the Humvee isnt getting any younger. Right now the United States military is in possession of nearly 18,500 of them, all of which are set to be replaced by an as-of-yet-to-be-determined successor in 2015. Enter the suppliers and contractors who are all vying for a piece of the government pie. And who can blame them? With $5 billion being awarded across three winning companies each liable to receive up to $65 million for preproduction engineering, manufacturing, and development the race to supply the military with its next Joint Light Tactical Vehicle is underway.
    Of course, whenever government contract money is at stake rest assured there are multiple players in line gunning for it. And with the United States government preparing to dish out billions in contract cash in order to replace the iconic military Humvee, competition is fierce.
    Last month, AM General, makers of the original Humvee, unveiled its Blast-Resistant Vehicle-Off Road (BRV-O) in Detroit, but they arent the only ones aiming to win those government greenbacks. Stiff opposition from Oshkosh Defense, Lockheed Martin, and BAE Systems, among others, all of which are vying for one of three contracts on the line.
    Given that these hardcore military machines are truly a sight to behold, here is a quick rundown of the six vehicles battling it out.

    BRV-O:
    Makers of the original Humvee, AM Generals BRV-O is somewhat of a latecomer to the party. Shown for the first time last month in Detroit, the BRV-O features a six-cylinder, 3.2-liter turbocharged engine which is said to churn out 300 horsepower and 500 pound-feet of torque.
    Inside, the BRV-O s crew capsule features energy-absorbing seats, shaped underbody, and modular armor for maximum protection. Of course, added armor can quickly pack on the pounds, reducing overall vehicular mobility. AM General seems to have addressed these issues thanks in large part to an increased payload that provides a margin for added armor, as well as a unique self-leveling suspension aimed at increasing the BRV-Os tactical maneuverability.

    Eagle:
    A joint effort between General Dynamics Land Systems and AM General, The Eagle may not appear as shiny and bleeding edge as some of its counterparts, but that may just provide it with the advantage it needs to allow the Eagle to soar over the competition. In fact, military buffs will no doubt already be familiar with the Eagle, seeing as how its a repurposed version of the Eagle IV, which General Dynamics European Land systems has supplied to the German military since 2008.
    The Eagle isnt as new, but it is tried and tested; and, perhaps more importantly, its relatively cheap at less than $260,000 a pop.

    Lockheed JLTV:
    With utility in mind, the JLVT a collaborative endeavor consisting of multiple companies including Meritor Defense, L-3 Combat Propulsion Systems, Vehma International of America, with Lockheed Martin at the helm has been designed from the ground up to be one of more versatile and cost effective entries into the U.S. Army and Marine Corps JLTV competition.
    Already a winning bidder for the first phase of JLTV development, Lockheed was forced into making several modifications to its design by reducing the amount of exotic (read: expensive) materials such as titanium after the Pentagons requirements changed for the second phase of the competition.

    Saratoga:
    Launched in October of 2011, Navistar Defenses Saratoga is yet another entry into the U.S. militarys Joint Light Tactical Vehicle program. Originally designed to target a gap in the light tactical vehicle market, the Saratoga provides a tactical salvo of components aimed at improved mission effectiveness, including metallic or composite add-on armor, and is capable of withstanding arms fire, mine blasts, and IEDs.
    Under the armored hood the Saratoga features a fire-breathing V8 capable of pumping out 340 horsepower and 660 pound-feet of torque.

    Valanx:
    Aside from sporting the coolest name of the bunch, BAE Systems Valanx also happens to feature a Ford Power Stroke 6.7-liter turbocharged diesel engine, which BAE indicates gives it a leg up against the competition by providing the best fuel economy, horsepower, and torque of any engine in its class.
    Truck enthusiasts out there will immediately be familiar with the Power Stroke. Its the same engine Ford uses in its F-Series Super Duty trucks. Previously, the Valanx utilized a Navistar engine in favor of its current mill, but made the switch to the more powerful Ford engine, which is capable of producing an impressive 400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque.
    Other specifics regarding the powertrain remain undisclosed, so were not entirely sure whether the engine specs in the Valanx will exactly match up with that of a 2012 F-250 Super Duty.

    L-ATV:
    While the Valanx may score points with its tough-as-nails name and rather futuristic mobile-command-on-wheels design, it is the Oshkosh Defenses L-ATV that wins us over with its rugged looks and take-no-prisoners attitude.
    Built independently and from the ground up, the Light Combat Tactical All-Terrain Vehicle will make use of Oshkoshs Tak-4i intelligent suspension system already used in more than 20,000 vehicles. And because fuel economy is a growing concern, Oshkosh offers its ProPulse hybrid diesel-electric drive train.
    According to Oshkosh, the L-ATV features a scalable and advanced crew protection system which can provide dynamic defense capabilities depending on operational and battlefield needs.

    Source: BY AMIR ILIAIFAR, http://www.digitaltrends.com

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  •  OGDEN After being questioned about their use of new license plate recognition technology, the Ogden Police Department put the equipment on display.

    The OPD gave a demonstration to local media Wednesday on how and why they use Automated License Plate Recognition, a new technology that provides continuous and high-speed monitoring of traffic areas.

    Ogden has one ALPR-fitted vehicle, which costs about $50,000 and features four cameras mounted on top of the police car, with a special computer inside. The department has had the vehicle for about one year.

    OPD crime analyst Dave Weloth said the technology can be used in data-mining efforts related to crime scene investigation, criminal travel patterns, hot spots and for other intelligence purposes.

    Weloth said that, among other things, the system can immediately alert officers of wanted individuals, assist in stolen vehicle recovery and assist in Amber alerts.

    Master Officer Tim Shelstead said he has found three stolen vehicles in the past year as a result of having the technology.

    My job would be greatly hindered without it, Shelstead said.

    But the Utah Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union said it is concerned with how information associated with the technology is used, stored and protected.

    In late May, the OPD was one of three Utah law enforcement agencies targeted by the Utah ACLU with records requests seeking information about the technology.

    The ACLU also sent requests to the Utah Highway Patrol and the Iron County Sheriffs Office.

    A copy of the records request to the OPD shows that the ACLU is seeking information on exactly what type of data is obtained with the technology, who within the OPD can access that data, what procedures those outside of the department must go through to obtain the data and how long data is stored.

    Ogden Police Chief Mike Ashment said he understands the ACLUs concern about the possible misuse of citizen information, but proper safeguards are in place to make sure that doesnt happen.

    We implement the same policies we do with everything else, he said. This is no different than any other tool we use that involves information on people or their vehicle.

    Ashment said the technology fits in with the departments overall approach of using technology to be more effective and efficient in solving crimes.

    We are tasked with ensuring the safety of the community, he said. This is another tool to help us do our jobs better and more efficiently.

    Source: By Mitch Shaw, http://www.standard.net

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  •  Iowa City parking officers may soon hear an alarm if they pass vehicles parked illegally or harboring unpaid tickets using an expensive technology thats the envy of many law enforcement officials.

    The citys Transportation Services Department is looking for vendors and has set aside $154,000 in its budget for a License Plate Recognition system, which works by mounting a high-definition camera on top of a vehicle that takes photos of license plates and runs them through a scofflaw database. Such software still is rare in Iowa but is picking up steam as it becomes more affordable and accessible.

    The idea is to make parking enforcement more efficient, said Mark Rummel, associate director of Transportation Services. Rather than checking each vehicle in a parking lot or row of meters individually, the software would automatically scan nearby vehicles and sound an alarm if it detects a violation.

    I think just the time its going to save us is going to be huge, he said. Its a pretty vast area that we try and cover.

    Police departments in Iowa, including Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, have looked into such software, but most say its too expensive.

    We couldnt afford it right now, said Sgt. Cristy Hamblin, spokeswoman for the Cedar Rapids Police Department.

    Officials with the Iowa City Police Department didnt return calls for comment, but Assistant to the City Manager Geoff Fruin said LPR technology hasnt been discussed for the ICPD.

    Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek said LPR would be ideal for recovering stolen vehicles or catching barred drivers, but it ultimately is too expensive to be worth it.

    As youre going through downtown Lone Tree, to be running every license plate you go by, I could see where that could be useful, he said.

    Private vendors must submit their proposals to the city by July 12, and the City Council will need to approve the contract. Rummel said he hopes to have the software up and running by late fall at the earliest. It would be installed in one of the departments Ford Connects but could be put in more in the future, he said.

    The Transportation Services Department only has access to parking violations, permits and meter records, Rummel said, so the software wouldnt be able to tell whether a vehicle is stolen or whether theres a warrant for the owners arrest, at least not without access to those databases. It would detect whether vehicles have more than $50 in citations that are more than 10 days old, he said.

    University of Iowa Parking and Transportation Director Dave Ricketts said that depending on the cost, his department would be interested in using the software as well.

    Weve got 16,000 parking spaces, he said. Yes, it would help.

    LPR technology has become much more reliable and less expensive over the past 10 years, Ricketts said.

    LPR is definitely going to be in our future, he said. How we use it is unclear yet, whether its enforcement, cashiering or security, but were headed that way.

    The Polk County Sheriffs Department installed an LPR system in one of its patrol cars last summer that can check for things such as arrest warrants, stolen vehicles and missing persons, Sgt. Jana Rooker said. The department received a nearly $26,000 Department of Justice grant to pay for the software.

    Rather than having the officer type license plate numbers into their computers while driving, the software automatically scans plates and sounds an alarm if it detects a warrant or violation, she said.

    So as the officer is driving down the road, almost every vehicle it encounters on the road, that license plate can be checked within a matter of seconds with this software, Rooker said.

    But not everyone is excited at the sound of that.

    Ben Stone, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Iowa, said hes concerned about the governments ability to store the data it collects through LPR software. Steps must be taken now while LPR use is in its early stages to ensure data thats collected is destroyed, Stone said.

    As databases become interconnected and synced, more and more and more of this kind of surveillance technology can create the ability of the government to instantly create a dossier, a profile of what people are doing, he said.

    Source: By Tara Bannow, http://www.press-citizen.com

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  •  Infineon Technologies announced it is supplying the security chips for Malaysias new national electronic identity cards. Known as MyKad, the smart card features Infineons SLE 78 security controller with Integrity Guard security technology, combined with SOLID FLASH for fast deployment capability. ??

    MyKad is a multi-application national electronic identity card, including biometric identification, which will enable the implementation of additional functions such as driver license, health, ATM, e-signature and eGovernment services. In the past years, Malaysia issued approximately 2 million new identity cards each year.

    Identity cards are used for many years and are subject to intense wear. This is why they must meet specific high requirements. In particular, the bearers personal data should be secured during the entire life of the card. ??

    ?The Infineon SOLID FLASH product provides flexibility by using non-volatile memory technologies. The security certified flash product enables a faster reaction to market changes through short lead times and flexible product usage and offers advantages in logistics, development and throughout the certification process.

    A full range of SOLID FLASH products are Common Criteria certified by the Federal Office for Security in Information Technology in Germany as well as type approved by EMVCo making it the choice for many applications while keeping flexibility for upcoming changes. ??

    MyKad also uses Infineons Integrity Guard security technology. For identification documents with high demands on security, it offers long lasting security with encrypted Dual CPU-core. With this technology, data is encrypted along the entire data path during processing. The security controller core has two processing units, constantly checking each others correct function by utilizing error detection.

    Infineons SLE 78 product family with Integrity Guard is used in eGovernment applications, such as the electronic health card, the electronic identification card and in residence permits with biometric data

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  May sound strange nevertheless true. The armoured car business is booming in the drug-hit Mexico, which, after Sunday election, voted back to power the Institutional Revolutionary Party after 12 years. This party had the unique history of ruling Mexico for over 70 long years between 1929 and 2000.

    The purchase of armoured car has been necessitated by the fact that the country has lost 55,000 people in the last six years in drug-related violence.

    To keep themselves safe (from various drug cartels) while travelling many people are opting to buy armoured cars. They consider their vehicles as safe havens.

    Media reports from Mexico suggests that the sale of armoured cars in the last four years have increased by 1000 per cent.

    A middle-size SUV outfitted with armour is bullet-resistant and can withstand 15 to 20 rounds of bullets fired from a handgun. They are also called family tanks and became a top issue in the recently held election.

    Enrique Pena Nieto, who finally won the presidential election, had said during the campaign that he wants to focus on curbing violence in the streets and less on catching drug cartel leaders and blocking the flow of drugs into the United States. The US wants most of the Latin American countries, where the drug mafia rules the roost, to intensify their battle against the drug mafia.

    Countries like Peru in South America, which saw decline in the drug cartel, has witnessed their re-emergence recently.

    President-elect 45-year old Enrique Pena Nieto had promised to reinvigorate the economy and reduce rampant drug violence. He will take office in December for a six-year term and thus will restore the party that dominated Mexican politics for most of the past century, at times ruthlessly.

    But against he general prediction of a big victory he ended up only 5.4 percentage points ahead of his leftist rival, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador.

    Pena Nieto got 37.6 percent support compared to 32.2 percent for Lopez Obrador and 25.4 percent for ruling party candidate Josefina Vazquez Mota.

    The ruling National Action Party (PAN) suffered a crushing defeat as it failed to curb the fierce violence of a drug war that has killed 55,000 people and battered Mexicos image.

    Having run Mexico as a virtual one-party state for most of the 20th century, the PRI was ousted in an election 12 years ago. It finished third place in the 2006 presidential election.

    But Pena Nieto, a former governor of the state of Mexico (2005-11), restored the partys pride.

    Not only has he promised to lift economic growth to about six percent a year and create jobs but also draw the heat out of a drug war that has killed more than 55,000 people since late 2006. His main reform proposals include allowing more private investment in Mexicos state-run oil industry.

    Source: http://nvonews.com

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  •  Xtek has announced that it has completed construction of its first large scale XTclave body armour production plant.

    According to the company the new plant is capable of manufacturing more than 1000 high tech body armour plates per day, and will enable the Australian company to supply defence and law enforcement agencies around the world.

    The company has spent the last five years working towards construction of its commercial scale manufacturing plant, after building its initial small prototype plant in 2008.

    XTek says "the ability of this technology to consistently produce advanced technical composites, such as precision, void free, structural carbon fibre reinforced laminates, capable of withstanding extreme thermal loading is significant.

    "It is believed that this could have considerable utility in areas such as aerospace and aviation industries, in which small numbers of high value products are routinely manufactured according to exacting standards."

    Source: http://www.myfen.com.au

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  •  BANGALORE: From July, including the first Sunday, the regional passport office (RPO), in Bangalore will accept passport application manually at its office in Koramangala.

    "Beginning with the Passport Mela scheduled on June 30 and July 1, the applicants for passport can directly approach the counters at RPO and the passports issued at RPO will have all security precautions, though the applications are accepted manually," said a spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs ( MEA).

    Biometrics: The ministry will commence incorporating the biometrics as required in countries abroad from 2013. "The passports with biometrics will be introduced from next year and the ministry is trying to install required technical back up by then. For the present the passports will not have bio-metrics as per international standards," the spokesperson said.

    The ministry also held discussions with the employees representatives of RPOs across the country and has reached for an understanding to re-schedule of working hours in view of seven day working day for RPOs to overcome the large quantity of pending applications before the various RPOs.

    "We have convinced the employees of RPOs about the fatigue factor they had to face because of the long working hours, that include the week-end holidays. Once we stabilize the pending numbers of passport applications through the exercise we will revert back to five-days a week schedule. We hope that the pending applications can be cleared by July 7 and July 8, the last two days for Passport Mela," the he said.

    Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com

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  •  HID Global says it has shipped more than 150 million high-technology eID solutions to governments for citizen IDs around the world.
    The firm has marked this milestone at a ceremony in Ireland, where it has a high-security eID credential facility producing products for access and identification-related applications such as ePassports and contactless swipe ID/access cards.
    We are proud to be a key provider of secure contactless technology to governments for eIDs worldwide, says Anthony Ball, senior vice president, Identity and Access Management (IAM), HID Global. More than 150 million people worldwide, almost a third of all citizens using high-security ePassports and identity credentials, carry our technology with them. We are exporting technology and know-how to every continent, and our local workforce and the entire community can be very proud of this milestone, as well as our contribution to a critical aspect of the worlds security.
    HID Global says it has shipped more than 100 million components used in ePassports in 30 countries, which comprises approximately 28% of the worlds market. According to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), as of December 2011, a total of 355 million ePassports had been issued globally. The vast majority of EU countries, as well as numerous states outside of Europe, are now issuing machine-readable ePassports. The company has also shipped more than 50 million microchip-based inlays used in eIDs in 22 countries. Other notable achievements include providing tens of millions of units for a variety of European ePassports.
    Set up 15 years ago, the Ireland facility was acquired in 2007 by HID Global. According to the company, it has expanded the operation and made it into one of the countrys most advanced secure technology facilities to accommodate the growing global trend toward eIDs and ePassports. Now one of Connemara Gaeltachts largest employers, the operation is dedicated to eGovernment product research, development and manufacturing, and includes a world competence centre for HID Globals high technology RFID-enabled components.
    HID Global is at the centre of an important global trend, says Craig Sandness, vice president of sales at the firms Government ID Solutions division. Governments worldwide are shifting to eIDs to dramatically improve the security, privacy, convenience and confident authentication needed in border and access control, and other important identification-related applications such as national IDs, driving licences, electronic voting and health care. As a leading high-security ePassport and eID component producer, we are able to provide the complete assembly of these critical components from one source.

    Source: http://www.securitydocumentworld.com

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  •  The International Armoring Corporation (IAC) was founded by Mark Burton in Ogden, Utah, in 1993. He initially planned to manufacture 24 vehicles, but ended up with more than 225 in the first year in business. Since then more than 8,000 vehicles have rolled out of the IAC facilities. Although at the beginning the company provided heavy-duty armored vehicles only for security companies and military contractors, the emergence of the civilian armored-vehicle market made IAC focus on conventional vehicles too.
    IAC offers a lightweight, flexible, bullet-resistant material, which is a blend of synthetic fiber laminates called Armormax, which weighs only 3.9 pounds per square foot. For $65,000 to $85,000 IAC can transform any car into an armor-plated automotive fantasy. The most popular choices are large luxury sedans and suburban-type SUVs, but IAC has also transformed smaller cars such as Toyota Camrys, Maybachs and Aston Martins.
    Burton estimates that around 20% of his customers seek protected transportation to mitigate a known threat or have been targeted for attack in the past, and around 50% just seek an insurance against random acts of violence, such as carjackings.

    Source: http://www.inautonews.com

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  •  William Whyte once boasted in an interview with a Toronto newspaper that his armour-plated vehicles were pretty awesome machines and that his customers included a good friend of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

    But when the Canadian man entered into a multi-million-dollar contract to supply the U.S. Defense Department with 32 armoured gun trucks to protect VIPs in Iraq, he only delivered seven and none of them met the bullet- and blast-protecting requirements, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down this week in Virginia.

    Federal prosecutors announced late Thursday that Whyte, 67, president of Ontario-based Armet Armored Vehicles, and his company have been charged with three counts of major fraud against the United States, seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of false, fictitious and fraudulent claims.

    The charges have not been proven in court and in a statement emailed to Postmedia News, Whyte, who is not in custody, said he was shocked at the allegations against me, which I totally deny. He also said he was prepared to meet with U.S. prosecutors.

    John Lichtenstein, Whytes lawyer in Roanoke, Va., said Friday there was nothing he could say about the case.

    Armet, based in King City, Ont., has been armouring vehicles for more than 30 years and has manufacturing sites in Bradford, Ont., Danville, Va., and Tangiers, Morocco, according to a detailed company profile on Industry Canadas website, which was updated in late 2011.

    The company has an impeccable worldwide standing and counts as its clients heads of state, diplomats, government agencies, multinational corporations, police forces and discriminating individuals worldwide, the profile states. Its government clients include departments in Canada, the U.S., United Arab Emirates, Europe and Russia.

    Officials with Public Works and Government Services Canada said Friday they were searching to see what, if any, contracts the government may have had with Armet.

    According to the indictment, the U.S. Joint Contracting Command in Baghdad awarded Armet a $4.7 million contract in April 2006 for 24 armoured gun trucks.

    A few months later, a $1.5 million contract was awarded to Armet to build eight more trucks.

    The vehicles were to be used to transport Iraqi VIPs through hostile and dangerous environments.

    According to the indictment, the first 24 vehicles were to be delivered by July 31, 2006, but Armet failed to meet the deadline.

    By October 2006, only four trucks had been delivered.

    The following month, Armet, citing cash-flow problems, sought an advance payment of $1 million, the indictment says. The U.S. military agreed to pay the company $824,531.

    But instead of using that money to build more trucks, the money was diverted for other business and personal expenditures, the indictment alleges.

    By early 2008, the company had delivered a total of seven vehicles, six of which were accepted by the U.S. military.

    There were other problems.

    The contracts required that the vehicles be bulletproof and that their undercarriages be able to withstand explosions. Armet had promised that the floors of the vehicles could withstand various assaults, including blasts from two U.S. M67 anti-personnel grenades.

    But none of the trucks delivered met the required specifications, according to the indictment.

    The vehicles were also supposed to be equipped with special tires that could withstand punctures. The first five vehicles did not have such tires.

    (The defendants) knew that all of the armoured gun trucks they had provided were defective and would not protect the officials that they were intended to protect, the indictment states.

    The U.S. military ended its contracts with Armet in March 2008.

    On Friday, Armets website, www.aavi.com, redirected visitors to the website of another company, Terradyne Armored Vehicles, based in Newmarket, Ont.

    In an emailed statement, Terradyne president Durward Smith said: I can tell you that we have no affiliation with Armet nor its owner. A vehicle design was purchased from them with a temporary redirect of the website to capture any potential business as our understanding is that Armet is no longer making armoured vehicles.

    Whyte, an ex-York Regional Police officer, has a connection to an infamous heist at an armoured car company 20 years ago.

    In November 1992, armed and masked robbers targeted National Armored Ltd. in Concord, Ont., and made off with more than $8 million in cash and cheques from a vault.

    Whyte managed the armoured carrier company at the time.

    Source: By Douglas Quan, http://o.canada.com

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  •  JD Leipold of U.S. Army public affairs has this article on female body armour:

    Today, both male and female Soldiers wear body armor that has been designed for men. But the Army plans to field to women next summer a new type of body armor, designed for them, that will be shorter in the torso with more customized adjustments specific to the female form.

    Until that happens, the 14 percent of the Army who are women will continue to wear one of the 11 sizes of the Improved Outer Tactical Vest, or IOTV, that are worn by their male counterparts.

    Following anthropomorphic sizing and fitting studies overseas, and also at Fort Bragg, N.C., West Point, N.Y., and Fort Campbell, Ky., between 2009 and 2011, Program Executive Office, or PEO, Soldier started developing female body armor prototypes that addressed the physical differences between the sexes.

    Lt. Col. Frank J. Lozano, the product manager for Soldier Protective Equipment, said one thing his shop realized quickly from the studies was that women generally have narrower shoulders than males. The shoulder area on the new IOTV design was brought in closer to the neck by adding more fabric and opening the area around the armpits.

    The change translates to increased range of motion in the shoulders and upper arms and also allows weapons to be seated in the shoulder weld. The extra material and adjustment straps also allows darting to be incorporated much as it is on a womans blouse which will give a more secure and customized fit.

    Most females tend to have a narrow or thinner waist as it relates to the chest area, so we pulled the waist area in, Lozano said, adding that its not always a one-to-one relationship. Some women will want more room in the waist area so we allowed for adjustability in the cummerbund in the back which can be pulled in tighter or let out more than on the standard IOTV.

    PEO Soldier also realized through its multiple studies that the typical torso length for women was for the most part shorter than that of men. The female IOTV will be shorter at the bottom. Lozano said the new design will keep the IOTV from rubbing on the hips, which can cause chafing while walking.

    Female Soldiers had also advised PEO Soldier that the standard IOTV, with its longer torso, causes the front armor plate to press into their thighs when they are seated. This cuts off blood flow to their legs. The female version of the IOTV, with its shortened torso, will address this issue. Additionally, a new exterior plate pocket will allow the armor plate to be inserted from the side in a more diagonal fashion.

    Though not part of the female version of the IOTV design, the Army is also looking for ways to develop armor plating that better conforms to the human body.

    The challenge right now is that when you bring in those complex curvatures, the plate loses some of its strength, Lozano said. Were working with some armor manufacturers to invest in a manufacturing capability that finds the right chemistry to develop the soft and hard armor necessary to have a complex curved plate at a light weight that still defeats the threats.

    Developments in protective plate design will make ballistic protection more comfortable and form-fitting for both female and male Soldiers, but thats a way off.

    Lozano said in the September-October timeframe PEO Soldier will begin fielding 100 prototypes to female engagement teams from the 101st Airborne Division to evaluate.

    There are 30 females who well provide with spares and repair parts, he said. Well hold some in reserve in case other females get added to the teams. Theyll do user evaluations, then provide feedback to us that well wrap into the final iteration of the design and look to field to a brigade combat team by next summer.

    Source: http://blogs.ottawacitizen.com
  •  KATHMANDU: The government is planning to introduce the smart card concept in the transport sector after a gap of two years. The Department of Transport Management has decided to introduce smart cards for driving licences and bill books from the current fiscal year.

    The department will call a global tender for the smart card soon, said director general of the department Chandraman Shrestha. We have regenerated the concept following a directive from the Ministry of Physical Planning, Works and Transport Management, he said. The ministry has decided to introduce smart cards in mid-July to reform the transport sector.

    Earlier, in 2010, minister for labour and transport management Mohamed Aftab Alam had tried to introduce smart cards for licences and bill books. However, the process was halted after the Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority suspected irregularities in the process.

    Minister Aftab had formed a committee in the ministry to carry out the bidding process breaching the area of the department. According to law, the department should have started the bidding process. The commission found discrepancies in the process.

    According to Shrestha, the tender process will start in three months and implementation of the smart cards will begin at the end of the current fiscal year. We are serious about implementing it, he said, adding that smart cards can be effective in controlling the use of fake driving licences and bill books.

    The Asian Development Bank is providing financial support for the initiative.

    Similarly, the department is also planning to introduce embossed number plates for vehicles. The introduction of embossed number plates will help control criminal activities. Embossed number plates cant be changed easily, so it will reduce the use of vehicles in crimes, he said.

    Former director general of the department Saradchandra Paudel had envisioned the concept three years back. We have been conducting a feasibility study, he said, adding it will be implemented this year once the study shows a positive result. Tender will be called soon, he added.

    Nearly 1.4 million vehicles are registered in the country including more than 850,000 motorcycles. The policy will affect vehicles plying across the country. The department is planning to implement the smart card from Bagmati zone where about 50 per cent vehicles are registered.

    Meanwhile, the department has completed building digital record of driving licences and bill books in all its 14 zonal offices. The process was started about a decade back. Similarly, the department has introduced e-billing system for collecting transport revenue licence or vehicle registration and for renewing them.

    Source: http://www.thehimalayantimes.com

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  •  ALEXANDRIA, VA.Prosecutors indicted a South Korean company and five of its employees on Thursday for stealing the recipe for making Kevlar body armour from the DuPont Co.

    The indictment in U.S. District Court in Alexandria alleges that Kolon Industries engaged in a seven-year conspiracy to steal secrets on the manufacturing process for Kevlar and a similar product called Twaron produced by a large Japanese chemical company, Teijin Limited.

    Kolon would hire current and former DuPont employees as consultants who would provide confidential information about Kevlar, including its polymerization process and details of the manufacturing process, according to the indictment. Kevlar is made at a factory in Richmond.

    Kolon used those secrets to improve its process for making Heracron, a product that competes with Kevlar, according to the indictment.

    Several longtime DuPont employees are identified as unindicted co-conspirators in the indictment who received payments of up to $143,000 (U.S.) to engage in the scheme, according to court records. One of the former employees, Michael Mitchell, has already been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his role in the scheme.

    Last year in Richmond, a civil jury awarded DuPont a $920 million (U.S.) judgment against Kolon, which is appealing the verdict and also fighting an injunction that would bar it from selling Heracron in the U.S. for 20 years.

    Source: http://www.thestar.com

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  •  The Imprimerie Nationale, the official supplier and printer to the French government, has chosen Datacard Group to provide systems for Frances e-passport program.

    Datacard will install Datacard PB6500 passport issuance systems. These automated, inline high-volume passport production systems will be able to issue up to 25,000 passports a day.

    The systems configuration includes automated leafing, inline inkjet printing, smart card encoding, laser perforation and enhanced lamination of secure thin-film overlays. The systems universal interface comes through Datacards Syntera customization suite software to act as a bridge to link the PB6500 passport systems.

    With the system Imprimerie Nationale has been able to cut passport delivery time from six days to two.

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  The ePassport is the culmination of a sustained process of development of technical specifications for machine readable travel documents (MRTD). It introduces a new dimension to aviation security in that, within the conventional machine readable passport with its machine readable zone, an additional layer of verification of information contained in an electronic chip is placed, which verifies the information in the passports machine readable zone by the use of a special reader. Much research has gone into the areas of the technology and verification in the development of the ePassport.

    ver 104 States are currently producing and using ePassports and there are approximately 400 million in circulation. This accounts for 33per cent of all passports used globally. The additional feature that the ePassport carries in the conventional machine readable passport is a chip containing biometric and biographic information which have to be validated accurately, efficiently and quickly while retaining the security and integrity of the information. Ideally, an ePassport should be issued in accordance with the technical specifications approved by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) . However, this does not happen in all cases of issuance of ePassports. This lapse could seriously compromise global security. The nuances of this threat are described and discussed in this article against their legal background.

    At a recent Symposium on machine readable travel documents, biometrics and security standards.held at ICAO on 10 to 12 October 2012, experts addressed ICAO machine readable travel documents (MRTD) standards and specifications, identity management best practices and related border security issues. Sri Lanka, an issuer of machine readable passports, was represented at this Symposium. Foremost among these discussions was the ePassport, which is defined by ICAO as a passport which has a contactless integrated circuit (IC) chip within which is stored data from the machine readable passport page, a biometric measure of the passport and a security object to protect the public key infrastructure (PKI) cryptographic technology, and which conforms to the specifications of Doc 9303 part 1 . The ICAO Facilitation Manual defines the ePassport as a machine readable passport that has a contactless integrated circuit embedded in it and the capability of being used for biometric identification of the machine readable passport holder in accordance with the Standards specified in the relevant part of ICAO document 9303 (Machine Readable Travel Documents) . ePassports are easily recognised by the international ePassport symbol on the front cover .

    Biometric Identification

    It is important to note that the operative terms in the definition of the ePassport are biometric identification and public key infrastructure (PKI) cryptographic technology. Biometric technology involves a measurable, physical characteristic or personal behavioral trait used to recognize the identity, or verify the claimed identity of a person. Biometric identification has been defined as a generic term used to describe automated means of recognizing a living person through the measurement of distinguishing physiological or behavioural traits .

    Biometrics target the distinguishing physiological or behavioral traits of the individual by measuring them and placing them in an automated repository such as machine encoded representations created by computer software algorithms that could make comparisons with the actual features. Physiological biometrics that have been found to successfully accommodate this scientific process are facial recognition, fingerprinting and iris-recognition which have been selected by ICAO as being the most appropriate. The biometric identification process is fourfold: firstly involving the capture or acquisition of the biometric sample; secondly extracting or converting the raw biometric sample obtained into an intermediate form; and thirdly creating templates of the intermediate data is converted into a template for storage; and finally the comparison stage where the information offered by the travel document with that which is stored in the reference template.

    Biometric identification gets into gear each time an MRTD holder (traveler) enters or exists the territory of a State and when the State verifies his identity against the images or templates created at the time his travel document was issued. This measure not only ensures that the holder of the document is the legitimate claimant to that document and to whom it was issued, but also enhances the efficacy of any advance passenger information (API) system used by the State to pre-determine the arrivals to its territory. Furthermore, matching biometric data presented in the form of the traveler with the data contained in the template accurately ascertains as to whether the travel document has been tampered with or not. A three way check, which matches the travelers biometrics with those stored in the template carried in the document and a central database, is an even more efficacious way of determining the genuineness of a travel document. The final and most efficient biometric check is when a four way determine is effected, were the digitized photograph is visually matched (non electronically) with the three way check described above . In this context, it is always recommended that the travelers facial image (conventional photograph) should be incorporated in the travel document along with the biometric templates in order to ensure that his identity could be verified at locations where there is no direct access to a central database or where the biometric identification process has not entered into the legal process of that location.

    Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) Cryptographic Technology

    PKI Cryptographic technology uses a brand new technique known as quantum cryptography, designed to eliminate the terrifying vulnerabilities that arise in the way digitally stored data are exposed to fraudulent use. This new technique uses polarized photons instead of electronic signals to transmit information along cables. Photons are tiny particles of light that are so sensitive that when intercepted, they immediately become corrupted. This renders the message unintelligible and alerts both the sender and recipient to the fraudulent or spying attempt. The public key directory - designed and proposed to be used by customs and immigration authorities who check biometric details in an electronic passport, is based on cryptography - and is already a viable tool being actively considered by the aviation community as a fail-safe method for ensuring the accuracy and integrity of passport information.

    In order to assure inspecting authorities (receiving States) that they would know when the authenticity and integrity of the biometric data stored in the MRTD, which they inspect, are compromised and tampered with, the Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) scheme was developed by the TAG/MRTD, which has been pioneering work on the MRTD for over a decade . The scheme is not calculated to prescribe global implementation of public key encryption, but rather acts as a facilitator enabling States to make choices in areas such as active or passive authentication, anti-skimming and access control and automated border crossing, among other facilitative methods. The establishment of a public key directory, through means of public key cryptology and in a PKI environment, is consistent with ICAOs ultimate aim and vision for the application of biometric technology on the fundamental postulate that there must be a primary interoperable form of biometric technology for use at border control with facilities for verification, as well as by carriers and the issuers of documents. This initial premise is inevitably followed by the assumption that biometric technologies used by document issuers must have certain specifications, particularly for purposes of identification, verification and the creation of watch lists. It is also ICAOs vision that States, to the extent possible, are protected against changing infrastructure and changing suppliers, and that a technology, once put in place, must be operable or at least retrievable for a period of ten years.

    The ePassport

    The story of the passport- the precursor of the ePassport starts with the birth of an individual and his birth certificate, which records the event of birth and time and place thereof. The Civil Registry is able, with this document to primarily establish the identity of the person at birth and inform his country of his details for purposes of maintaining census and vital statistics. The passport, which uses this information, gives a person a name and natonality that is required for him to travel internationally. The passport is a basic document in the transport by air of persons. Its use therefore is of fundamental importance as a travel document, not only because it reflects the importance of the sovereignty of a State and the nationality of its citizens but also because it stands for the inviolability of relations between States that are linked through air transport.

    The key consideration of an ePassport is Global Interoperability the crucial need to specify a system for biometrics deployment that is universally interoperable. a Logical Data Structure (LDS) for ePassports required for global interoperability. It defines the specifications for the standardized organization of data recorded to a contactless integrated circuit capacity expansion technology of an MRP when selected by an issuing State or organization so that the data is accessible by receiving States. This requires the identification of all mandatory and optional Data Elements and a prescriptive ordering and/or grouping of Data Elements that must be followed to achieve global interoperability for reading of details (Data Elements) recorded in the capacity expansion technology optionally included on an MRP (ePassport). The other considerations are Uniformity the need to minimize via specific standard setting, to the extent practical, the different solution variations that may potentially be deployed by member States; Technical reliability the need to provide guidelines and parameters to ensure member States deploy technologies that have been proven to provide a high level of confidence from an identity confirmation viewpoint; and that States reading data encoded by other States can be sure that the data supplied to them is of sufficient quality and integrity to enable accurate verification in their own systems; Practicality the need to ensure that specifications can be operationalized and implemented by States without their having to introduce a plethora of disparate systems and equipment to ensure they meet all possible variations and interpretations of the standards; and Durability the requirement that the systems introduced will last the maximum 10-year life of a travel document, and that future updates will be backward compatible.

    The major components of a biometric system are: Capture acquisition of a raw biometric sample; Extract conversion of the raw biometric sample data to an intermediate form; Create template conversion of the intermediate data into a template for storage; and Compare comparison with the information in a stored reference template.

    In terms of security and privacy of the stored data, both the issuing and any receiving States need to be satisfied that the data stored on the IC has not been altered since it was recorded at the time of issue of the document. In addition, the privacy laws or practice of the issuing State may require that the data cannot be accessed except by an authorized person or organization. Accordingly ICAO has developed specifications in Section IV regarding the application and usage of modern encryption techniques, particularly interoperable public key infrastructure (PKI) schemes, to be used by States with their machine readable travel documents as made in accordance with the specifications set out in Doc 9303. The intent is primarily to augment security through automated means of authentication of MRPs and their legitimate holders internationally. In addition, ways and means are recommended to implement international ePassport authentication and to provide a path to the use of ePassports to facilitate biometric or e-commerce applications.

    Conclusion

    The foremost necessity is to establish a strong security culture in every State. For this, there must be a clear definition of State responsibility and accountability brought to bear by a close and unbreakable link between government and industry stakeholders. A security culture would make States aware of their rights and duties, and, more importantly, enable States to assert them. Those who belong to a security culture also know which conduct would compromise security and they are quick to educate and caution those who, out of ignorance, forgetfulness, or personal weakness, partake in insecure conduct. An ePassport must necessarily be the result of efficient and fail-safe organizational arrangements. It should be tested at border control by trained professionals.

    eGovernment and eID are the bare essentials for State security. The digital economy has also brought much facilitation that helps the world move to paperless processes which result in greater economy and streamlined processes. However, there must essentially be global harmonization in this process. In this regard ICAO has made remarkable progress in advancing its MRTD programme to the level it is at now. If harmonization means ensuring consistency between global practices, standardization means compliance with international Standards. There is no room for doubt that both harmonization and globalization are needed in this context.

    Source: by Dr. Ruwantissa Abeyratne, http://www.srilankaguardian.org

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  •  The Conservative governments fervour for Canadian history will play out on the pages of your new passport, soon to be unveiled after nine years of delays and cost overruns.

    After a multimillion-dollar advertising campaign for the War of 1812 and the announcement that they plan to rename the Canadian Museum of Civilization in Ottawa as the Canadian Museum of History, the Tories are set to unveil new designs for Canadas electronic passport that focus on key historical moments, HuffPost has learned.

    Bureaucrats at first recommended the government adopt images of fauna and flora to grace the inside pages of the new travel document, similar to the United Kingdoms passport. The Conservatives chose instead to follow the example of the U.S. passport, which features images of the Declaration of Independence and Mount Rushmore, and focus on history.

    It will be something that Canadians can be proud to carry, said Rick Roth, a spokesman for Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird. Roth refused to elaborate on the design sketches that will be part of the new electronic passport, which will be issued for five- and 10-year time periods.


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    The implementation of Canadas ePassport, which includes an electronic chip with facial recognition information, has been delayed for nine years. A pilot program for diplomats and public office holders was planned for 2005 but did not get under way until 2009. The national roll-out was put on the back burner until the 2008 budget announced ePassports would be ready in 2011. Then it was 2012. Now, they should be ready in 2013.
    Canada is the last G7 country to implement the international standards established by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in 2003. All of Canadas key allies and more than 95 countries, including Pakistan, Sudan and Tajikistan, have pushed ahead with the technology.

    Source: By Althia.Raj, http://www.huffingtonpost.ca

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  •  Zimbabwe is exploring the implementation of ePassports before the end of the year, according to the countrys Home Affairs co-minister Theresa Makone.
    ePassports, also known as biometric passports contain an electronic chip that is encoded with surname, given name, date of birth, place of birth and gender information. It also includes a digital picture of the bearers face. Signatures are not reproduced on the chip.
    The Zimbabwe government believes that the introduction and mass production of the new travel document will reduce the price of the document. Currently, an ordinary Zimbabwean passport costs US$50 while other regional countries charge less than US$30.
    Makone said that a new digitalized document would curb counterfeit documents and would also allow the country to match the rapidly adopted international ePassport standard.
    The deployment of the ePassport also coincides with the Foreign Ministrys new digitalized passport application processes, which allow residents to obtain passport applications online.
    Despite the online availability of ePassport applications, applicants will still need to go to the passport office to complete their applications in person, and will also require a national ID card in order to submit their application.

    Source: By Stephen Mayhew, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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    Trb has signed a new agreement to continue to provide electronic and secure polycarbonate data pages for Republic of Lithuania ePassports.
    According to the firm, the electronic data page is attached to the ePassport booklet through a patented and robust page binding element, and is designed for a lifespan of 10 years. Issuance of passports with an electronic polycarbonate data page started in January 2008. The chip stores personal data, a facial image and two fingerprints of the document holder.
    The latest contract builds upon a 2008 agreement which engaged Trb to supply highly secure polycarbonate data pages with embedded chip to the Lithuanian Personalisation Center of Identity Documents.
    The data pages are integrated into the Lithuanian passport booklets by UAB Garsu Pasaulis and then personalized by the Personalisation Center of Identy Documents, which is part of the countrys Ministry of Internal Affairs.
    It is widely recognised that the Lithuanian biometric passports are a valuable indicator of the countrys distinctive attitude to security-oriented innovation, said a Ministry of Internal Affairs official.
    ePassports, also known as biometric passports contain an electronic chip that is encoded with surname, given name, date of birth, place of birth and gender information. It also includes a digital picture of the bearers face. Signatures are not reproduced on the chip.

    Source: By Stephen Mayhew, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Morpho has won another international call for tenders from the Finnish National Police Board to supply the countrys new ePassports, as part of a consortium including Oberthur Technologies. The consortium has been providing Finland with secure ePassports since 2006.
    Within the consortium Morpho provides the passport booklet which includes a set of new and improved security features on its polycarbonate data page. The data page also contains an integrated microchip which stores the holders personal details and biometric data (fingerprints and facial image). Morpho also supplies its ICAO PKI system and its personalization solution.
    With enhanced physical and electronic security features, Finlands new passport will provide greater protection against identity theft and fraud, and enable fast, secure identification of passport holders.
    Finland began issuing its new ePassports at the end of August 2012.

    Source: http://www.planetbiometrics.com

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  •  Cash-strapped New York has tentatively chosen the highest bidder to produce drivers licenses under a disputed contract that would provide only black-and-white photos and end up costing the state nearly $38 million more than the current contract if its approved.

    According to court papers reviewed by The Associated Press, the losing vendors, including the company that has produced New York licenses with color photos for 16 years, are protesting the $88.5 million award to a Canadian company.

    The award to CBN Secure Technology Inc. of Ottawa is also being reviewed by the state comptroller.

    CBN is part of the Canadian Bank Note company that prints Canadian money, passports and drivers licenses worldwide. Company officials did not respond to repeated requests for comment.

    The DMV tentatively awarded the contract to the high bidder 10 months after New York advised the current vendor, De La Rue North America Inc., that because of significant budgetary constraints the state would have to reduce the cost of the contract, according to the court filings. As a result, De La Rue submitted a bid 10 percent lower for the new, eight-year contract, which ended up being nearly $38 million less than CBNs bid.

    De La Rue, based in England, and Massachusetts-based MorphoTrustUSA, another unsuccessful bidder, want a rebid.

    They claim CBN offered a black-and-white polycarbonate card they say is less secure than their color-picture IDs on cards made of Teslin. The losing bidders say they also werent informed the state wanted a black-and-white polycarbonate card and that CBN received an illegal advantage. De La Rue and MorphoTrustUSA said they could have offered a bid on that type which could save taxpayers money.

    The lawsuit also claims the state had required a color image ID, a requirement they claim CBN violated.

    The drivers license contract is rebid under the federal Real ID measure from the Department of Homeland Security to make licenses more secure and more states are expected to face similar contract decisions.

    The state Department of Motor Vehicles wont comment until the comptrollers review concludes and the contract award is final. State records show cost was valued at just 20 percent of the evaluation of bids, with a 30 percent emphasis on security. Other categories included production and quality control, the production site and data security, the imaging device and experience and expertise, according to the record.

    Trade publications note the CBN technology and black-and-white photos are well-regarded for security in drivers licenses and other documents.

    The losing companies claim poor judgment and mishandling of the bid is apparently to blame for the states decision.

    Polycarbonate and Teslin are both highly secure materials suitable for drivers licenses, said MorphoTrust Vice President and General Counsel Scott Boylan. The key differences are value and flexibility. Polycarbonate is far more expensive than Teslin while providing no additional security benefit. Teslin cards also can accommodate color photos, which enable more security features, whereas polycarbonates cannot.

    CBN failed a mandatory technical requirement which related to the ability to provide color text for the cards, a mandatory requirement, stated De La Rue in its lawsuit.

    State records show the DMV criteria for the bid, however, appear to not require a color image ID, according to a court filing.

    The state comptrollers office is now evaluating the bids.

    While I cant comment on specific contracts, our impartial review of bid protests is essential to protect New Yorkers from millions of dollars in unnecessary costs, said Kate Gurnett, spokeswoman for state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

    Our bid exactly met the requirements of the (Request for Proposal) and at significantly less cost to the New York taxpayer, said De La Rue spokesman Rob Hutchison

    CBN and De La Rue are close competitors with a long history of providing secure documents including drivers licenses. CBN also holds government contracts to print postage stamps, passports and visas that must be counterfeit-proof.

    State records show no campaign contributions from its top officers to any New York officials. CBN, founded in 1897, also has a lottery systems division for gaming run by governments, but has no contracts with New York where Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to expand gambling.

    Source: http://libn.com

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  •  A UK-based military hardware manufacturer will open a Sh3.5 billion plant in Mombasa to capture the growing arms race in Eastern Africa as well as target peace-keeping missions.

    Osprea Logistics has started construction of the plant following approval from the Kenya Investments Authority to assemble armoured cars and military trucks under the Mamba brand which is commonly used by Africa Union peacekeepers, private contractors in Iraq and several African countries.

    This will be the first armoured vehicle manufacturer in the region and the company is targeting regional governments and peacekeeping missions in Congo, Sudan and Somalia, which are emerging as a fertile markets for military hardware.

    Osprea plans its first-year production of Mamba Mk5s to be over 100 vehicles, which can translate to work for over 200 people, said Salih Brandt, the chairman of Osprea Logistics in an email response to the Business Daily.

    Kenya is strategically located and offers great access to the rest of Africa compared to South Africa where Ospreras other manufacturing plant is.

    Mamba is a South-African made armoured personnel carrier that offers protection against small arms fire and land mines.

    Powered by a Mercedes Benz engine, it is suited for a rough terrain and can carry up to 10 passengers plus the driver.

    This has made it a favourite for military operations in remote zones and it became the face of the Iraq war following increased use by private security contractors.

    Rising threats of terrorism, cross-border raids and internal conflicts in East Africa have seen countries increase their military budgets.

    Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania have together increased their defense spending to Sh87 billion last year from Sh59 billion in 2007, according to data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri), an independent research organisation.

    The data shows that Kenyas spending at Sh45.8 billion was far much higher than that of Uganda, which had a budget of Sh21 billion, and Tanzania whose budget stood at Sh22 billion.

    Kenya, last year, ordered 67 US-made heavy truck diesel engines from South Africa, 37 of which have so far been delivered at an undisclosed cost.

    Uganda also showed the highest number of military equipment imports among EAC member countries.

    Burundi depicted one of the highest military budgets on the continent according to Sipri making the region a good market for an arms manufacturer.
    The regions defense forces buy their armoured cars and trucks mainly from Russia and South Africa.

    There is a tangible move world-wide towards smart investing in defence budgets, with an emphasis on domestic procurement and industry in order to capture a dual benefit of domestic investing as well as platform efficiency, says Mr Brandt.

    Source: By RAWLINGS OTINI, http://www.businessdailyafrica.com

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  •  The Smart Card Alliance has released its second annual E-Yearbook, highlighting the events that happened in the North and Latin American smart card industry throughout 2012.

    This years review contains industry briefs, perspectives, insights and company profiles covering a wide range of markets and technologies. It also contains an expanded section on the EMV Migration Forum, information about the new Mobile and NFC Council, highlights of Septembers Transportation Council meeting and reprints of white papers and position documents produced by the SCA throughout the year.

    The E-Yearbook is available at the SCAs website. The SCA will send printed copies to members and have them available at Alliance conference events

    Source: http://www.contactlessnews.com

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  •  The UAE Central Bank and the Emirates Identity Authority have met to consider enhancing co-operation in regards to using the smart ID card and activating its applications in the financial sector.
    The two agencies discussed creating a joint committee to draft a strategic co-operation agreement that includes a number of initiatives aimed at promoting the culture of digital ID and knowledge-based economy, as well as enabling the UAE Central Bank to upgrade the performance of the financial sector while protecting the identity of consumers with the advanced features of the Emirates ID card.
    According to a report in The Emirates News Agency, the UAE Central Bank clarified that its draft strategic and operational plan includes an initiative for creating an e-wallet system using the ID card that would ultimately replace cash for the management and operation of the UAE Central Bank.
    Emirates ID says its ready to provide maximum support to ensure the success of all the development projects and initiatives that are implemented or planned to be implemented, as a part of the governments initiative to engage in a knowledge-based economy in a manner that serves the top interest of the UAE.
    As reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, official transactions related to Emirates ID cards were disrupted for nearly two days following a technical glitch with its online e-form system.
    In 2009, Emirates ID developed a plan which contributed to doubling the number of population register and therefore, the fingerprints of individuals over the past three years by six times.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  The Egyptian government has recently approved a new smart card system for subsidized fuels, originally proposed by the ministries of finance and petroleum.
    The program, designed to ensure that those in most need of these subsidizes are indeed those who receive it, would charge the ministries of petroleum and mineral resources with implementing and overseeing the new smart card program for the National Bank of Egypt and Ahly banks.
    In this process, contracts were awarded to both government banks without a bidding process, in order to quickly implement the new laws to take hold in April, Daily News Egypt reports.
    Logistically, daily transfers will be made to companies producing petroleum products and will be represented in the difference in price for fully and partially subsidized fuel for the amount consumed through the smart card program. A database of beneficiaries will also be created.
    Many distribution programs like this take off without a hitch, but there are also those that encounter resistance along the way.
    Reported in BiometricUpdate.com, a system in India has been implemented which sees the production and distribution of biometric food ration cards, though members of an indigenous group have demanded the withdrawal of the cards, citing irregularities and complications in obtaining food.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Gemalto is providing the Royal Oman Police with an electronic passport solution for the Sultanate. Applicants will be issued with secure travel documents in line with Omans goal to provide enhanced services and protection to its citizens, using digital security technologies. ??

    The solution includes Gemaltos ICAO compliant Sealys e-passport documents and a full Coesys solution suite to enroll citizens, personalize and issue secure documents. The multi-year contract also covers training, support and maintenance services.

    Major Royal Oman Police offices will be equipped with fixed and mobile stations to register e-passport applicants with personal information and biometric data. Each e-passport will feature secure embedded software and a contactless microprocessor which will contain the holders digital fingerprints and. The solution will facilitate Omani travelers immigration control, and speed up the passport application and document issuance process. ??

    In the public sector, Gemalto is contributing to more than 80 government programs worldwide, supporting for example e-passport initiatives in Cte dIvoire, Denmark, Estonia, France, Korea, Norway, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Singapore, Sweden and the U.S.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  Libya has taken delivery of 49 armoured support vehicles from Jordan. Some 120 of the UAE-designed and built NIMRs, in two variants, have already been in service with the Libyan army .

    The spokesman for the Libyan General Staff. Ali Shiekhi was quoted by Chinese news agency Xinhua today as saying that the new NIMRs had been supplied as a result of an agreement made last year, between the Ministry of Defence and Jordan. The new armoured vehicles are to be deployed immediately on border patrol duties.

    More than 500 NIMRs have been sold, mostly in Jordan, Lebanon, Libya and the UAE, and the firm says that it has a further 1,800 orders. The composite ceramic-armoured NIMRs, which come in four and six-wheel variants and a range of configurations, are according to the manufacturers, the first such military vehicles to be designed specifically to operate in extreme desert conditions. NIMR Automotive which conceived and makes the armoured vehicle, is a part of the UAEs Tawazun conglomerate, which specialises in defence equipment. Algeria was last year seeking to establish a local plant to build and assemble NIMRs.

    Source: http://www.libyaherald.com

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  •  ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards will ship in 2013, spanning all smart card markets. Of the total shipments, 16% are forecasted to use a contactless interface but that will rise to 30% by 2018.

    Government ID, transportation and ticketing, and payment cards continue strong double-digit growth in contactless adoption. Single-wire protocol SIM card volumes continue to strengthen, and are expected to break the 500 million mark in 2018.

    The increase in contactless adoption is not limited to a selection of markets, although its the banking and government verticals which are adopting contactless technology at a quicker rate, with the SIM market close behind, comments Phil Sealy, research analyst at ABI.

    Over the next three years ABI Research expects to see a shift in the penetration ratio of pure contactless and dual interface shipments. In 2013, ABI Research forecasts 59% of all contactless deployments will utilize a pure contactless interface, reducing to 38% in 2018.

    The increase in dual interface adoption is apparent across multiple markets. IC vendors NXP, Infineon, and STMicroelectronics are positioned to offer the best combination of convenience and high-end security over multiple applications. Additionally, the increase in dual interface adoption will deliver greater margins benefiting IC and smart card vendors alike.

    ABI Research tracks new services and credentials regionally, including governments issuing new national ID and social welfare cards, mobile network operators with SIM-based NFC payment services and wallets, and banks jumping to next-generation dual interface EMV cards, Sealy states. As a result ABI Research forecasts that dual interface shipments will exceed the 1 billion mark in 2015.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  The National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) will this year introduce biometric identity cards which will be issued instantly at the point of registration to subscribers.

    It would also start work on piloting electronic claims (E-claims) processing and host an extended stakeholder review of the capitation pilot in the Ashanti Region to inform its improvement and the subsequent nationwide rollout of this provider payment method.

    The Chief Executive of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), Mr Sylvester A. Mensah, disclosed this when he addressed members of the core management team of the NHIS and some key stakeholders at a management retreat held at Elmina in the Central Region.

    Mr Mensah noted that although remarkable progress had been made in meeting targets, there was the need to consolidate those achievements and make the scheme more efficient, adding that 2013 would be a busy year for the authority.

    He said the NHIA intended to establish three more claims processing centres in the Northern, Central and Ashanti regions, to complement the centre in Accra. This, he maintains, would complete efficiency measures into claims management nationwide.

    Among other numerous initiatives, Mr Mensah disclosed that the scheme would be re-branded consistent with the new law, new vision and mission and operational architecture of the NHIS, adding that the financial manual of the NHIA would also be reviewed to place greater responsibility on the centre to prevent the abuse and fraud occurring at the regional and scheme levels.

    Others are: a permanent and joint clinical and claims audit team would be established to undertake forensic claims audit across the country all-year round to track isolated cases of connivance between schemes and providers.

    Mr Mensah mentioned that subscriber satisfaction was a key performance indicator for the NHIA, therefore, a subscribers handbook detailing the benefit package, medicines and subscriber rights and obligations would be compiled and made available to all subscribers at the point of registration and membership renewal.

    In order to further educate the public on the operations of the scheme, Mr Mensah said a quarterly NHIS policy dialogue forum to be beamed live on television stations would be instituted.

    Also, the NHIS medicines list/pricing would be reviewed to reflect market realities.

    He further said the authority would begin modernising and transiting from an ICT concept, which places more emphasis on infrastructure, to a management information system (MIS) which places premium on generating information for management decision-making.

    Among a litany of achievements recorded in 2012, he cited the passage of the new law, NHIA 2012, Act 852, the upward review of provider Tariffs by 26 per cent, creation of the condition to accommodate family planning in the NHIS benefit package, development of a consolidated premium account, the pilot of capitation in the Ashanti Region, the establishment of an operational call centre and functional clinical audit division.

    Mr Mensah told the management team that posterity will not forgive us if, in nurturing this infant institution, it slips into structural, operational, and financial inefficiency.

    The President of the Ghana Medical Association (GMA), Dr Kwabena Opoku-Adusei, who was present at the event, pledged his associations commitment to the NHIS.

    He gave an assurance that the GMA would continue to be a strong ally of the NHIS and would collaborate with the authority on the rollout of capitation across the country, if all their concerns were addressed.

    He said the GMA would continue to constructively criticise the NHIA to ensure that the scheme stands the test of time.

    Other participants and contributors included a former Health Minister, Dr Richard Anane, under whose watch the law which established the NHIS was passed in 2003 (Act 650), and other foreign delegations.

    Source: http://graphic.com.gh

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  •  New research from ABI Research forecasts 8.6 billion smart cards to be shipped worldwide in 2013; a combined number spanning all smart card markets. Of the total forecasted shipments, 16 percent are expected to use a contactless interface.
    ABI attributes most of this growth to the increase in adoption of Government ID, transportation and ticketing and payment card systems. In 2013, ABI forecasts 59% of all contactless deployments will utilize a pure contactless interface, reducing to 38% in 2018.
    According to the company, The increase in dual interface adoption is apparents across multiple markets. IC vendors, NXP, Infineon and STMicroelectronics are positioned to offer the best combination of convenience and high-end security over multiple applications. Additionally, the increase in dual interface adoption will deliver greater margins benefiting IC and smart card vendors alike.
    ABIs Market Data report focuses on the collection of primary data from leading manufacturers of smart cards and secure ICs. The data includes the installed base and annual shipments of smart cards and secure ICs by technology and interface type, by region and vertical markets.
    The increase in contactless adoption is not limited to a selection of markets, although its the banking and government verticals which are adopting contactless technology at a quicker rate, with the SIM market close behind, Phil Sealy ABI Research analyst said. ABI Research tracks new services and credentials regionally, including governments issuing new national ID and social welfare cards, MNOs with SIM-based NFC payment services and wallets, and banks jumping to next-generation dual interface EMV cards. As a result, ABI Research forecasts that dual interface shipments will exceed the 1 billion mark in 2015.
    Last year, in a Biometrics Research Note, Rawlson King forecasted that the market for electronic identity cards for which smart cards are often used will reach US$5.2 billion by 2015.
    Smart cards often carry biometric data of the card holder and are finding their way into many workflow processes, identity programs among a long list of uses.
    BluStor is an emerging player in the smart card market, currently developing a smart card with an 8GB capacity, to enable the downloading of apps and to verify identity absent of a data connection. BiometricUpdate.com recently had a chance to talk shop with CEO Finis Conner about how BluStor came to be, his ambitions as chief executive as well as what the future holds for his company.

    Source: By Adam Vrankulj, http://www.biometricupdate.com

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  •  Papua New Guineas Defence Minister, Fabian Pok, says a two-million US dollar military aid grant from China will be spent on armoured cars, troop carriers and uniforms.
    The grant follows Dr Poks talks with his Chinese counterpart General Liang Guanglie in Beijing last month and meetings there with exporters of military ware.
    The visit comes as PNG plans a five fold increase in troops over the next decade.
    Dr Pok says PNG will also ask China to help maintain swimming pools and gymnasiums at PNGs military barracks.
    They want to be seen as not being too involved in our military issues here. China is also trying to export things like uniforms and armoured cars and all these things. So its also in the business interests of not the Chinese military but people who are building these things to market their products to countries like Papua New Guinea.

    Source: http://www.rnzi.com

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  •  Frost & Sullivan has released new analysis stating that the global border control and biometrics market will see increased growth due to international cooperation. However, this growth may not be realized unless privacy issues are resolved and organizations are able to measure ROI.

    The analysis, Global Border Control and Biometrics Market Assessment, covers the security, military, government and law enforcement sectors of the industry. It found that the markets 2012 revenues were $5.8 billion, and it anticipates that the market will earn $15.8 billion in 2021.

    Frost found that one of the main drivers in this market growth stemmed from agencies and organizations working together on an international level to collaborate on travel security, which has led to more implementation of electronic documents and readers.

    Western markets have been at the forefront of this trend, with many countries having e-passports and testing eGates. Many pilot projects are taking place in Europe, with facial recognition technology being the preferred biometric modality. Russia is also looking into the use of biometrics as an identifier.

    Eastern markets, such as China and India, are just starting to incorporate e-passports and eGates into their travel processing systems.

    While the opportunity for growth is good, Frost does caution that budget cuts and privacy concerns could have a detrimental effect on plans to invest in biometric technology; however, cheaper technology and public education could mitigate those possibilities.

    Source: http://www.secureidnews.com

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  •  For many years now, IT professionals have become more and more active in discussions about physical access control systems and there has been an active debate about the need for convergence between physical and logical access. IT managers use electronic means to secure logical assets; security managers use physical access control methods to secure facilities. On the surface, it would seem that both departments would benefit greatly from collaboration since both of their problems boil down to permitting access to the right people.

    With such an obvious synergy and benefit to taking a more holistic view of enterprise security, why hasnt this yet happened? What are the real barriers preventing companies from moving in this direction?

    Perhaps one of the answers lies with the fact that weve been more focused on the what than the who. If organizations are really going to make a meaningful impact on protecting their assets, whether physical or virtual, its most important to focus on the whoand coordinating that task between IT and security is becoming important.



    Who was that (really)?

    Although privileges are assigned to people, its not always clear who is entering a password or who is carrying an RFID card. The risk of not knowing who varies from asset to asset. Is it enough to be the holder of a swipe card to enter a parking garage? Probably. How about to access a medical record? Absolutely not!

    It is in this context that biometrics is playing a larger role in securing facilities and assets of all kinds. With the introduction of multispectral imaging, biometrics has become reliable enough to deal with the fundamental issue of knowing who to a much higher degree of confidence.

    In fact, by linking physical identity to a myriad of digital identities, converged identity and access management solutions become much more powerful. There is no meaningful access management without first establishing the who in transactions. Who is accessing my facility? Who is punching the time clock? Who is withdrawing funds from that ATM? The question is always, Who?

    Thus, while access and authorization have always been granted to individual people, knowing a password or having a key is only superficially related to the authorized personand neither can establish who exactly that is. Only biometric technology can do that.



    Its more than just about security

    Weve all seen it: business grinds to a halt after the deployment of a new security system. Designing an authentication solution that is both secure and convenientthats where the value is for the customer.

    Convenience in an authentication solution is ease-of-use, accessibility, speed and all of the other things that become important to an organization after the primary objectivesecurityis met. Staffing help desks to reset passwords or reissue swipe cards while the employee is standing by is not an efficient use of resources. Nurses on a hospital floor cannot waste valuable seconds fumbling with the numbers and special characters in a password when accessing medical supplies.

    A biometric solution can lower risks, reduce costs and improve efficiencies. It can meet regulatory requirements, provide an audit trail and facilitate transactions, all without getting in the way of business. Today, biometric solutions authenticate people requiring access to secure facilities, sensitive records, government services and controlled substances. The possibilities and benefits are real if the biometric is chosen carefully.

    Security integrators are already aware that biometric technologies and scanners are not created equal. Some optical sensors work very well when the finger is clean and prepped with lotion. Is that convenient? Other sensors work perfectlyon the third or tenth try, while a line forms behind the user. These situations are the cases that cause security managers to abandon an application.

    On the other hand, multispectral imaging is capable of overcoming the myriad of fingerprint capture problems that conventional imaging systems have in less-than-ideal conditions. The high performance delivered by multispectral biometrics affects more than security, it allows authentication to recede into the background while authorized people go about their business. Thats no compromise, thats convenience!



    What about customers?

    Because biometrics can be so quick and easy to use, they are ideal for customer-facing applications. Today, financial institutions around the world are embracing multispectral fingerprint biometrics for authenticating customer transactions. In addition to enhancing transaction security, banks are able to provide additional convenience for their customers because there is no need for training; customers just present their finger at the ATM.

    Biometric patient authentication is becoming important for reducing medical errors and for minimizing fraudulent access to healthcare. Government and private insurance programs around the world rely on multispectral fingerprint biometrics to prevent fraudulent use of the policy. Officials at one government program report that the biometric deployment actually facilitates faster access to medical service by authorized patients while saving costs.

    Theme park access is a customer-facing application where convenience plays a special role. To prevent ticket fraud, one major international theme park wanted to be able to link each ticket to a specific customer. However, because the overriding goal was to create a positive environment for paying customers, there couldnt be even the illusion of a barrier between a customer and the park. The transaction had to be quick and intuitive for anyone to use. Its significant to note that this biometric solution did not require identification of the customer, assuring the privacy of guests. Multispectral fingerprint authentication was chosen for its reliability and convenience. As a result, the solution reduced transaction time, enhanced customer experience and reduced ticket fraud.

    This scenario is being repeated in other commercial customer-facing situations, such as membership-only fitness clubs, large sporting events, nightclubs and other places where its important to maintain convenience for the customer, even during an authentication transaction.



    Deploy an enterprise-wide

    authentication solution

    IT managers have their hands full. Threats are coming from every direction and on top of it all employees want to use their own devices. Users hate security solutions that simply get in the way of them doing their jobs. Multifactor authentication is becoming a must, but the difficulty of managing point solutions is increasing risk, not reducing it. And the smartest smartcard still cannot assure the organization that the person holding is it the person it was issued to. They need to know who.

    Security integrators know who. Theyve been integrating biometrics at the door for some time now. Perhaps its time to walk across the hall and have a conversation with the IT manager about integrating biometrics into an enterprise-wide authentication solution.

    Source: By BY PHIL SCARFO, http://www.securityinfowatch.com

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  •  Brigadier-General Kwame Opoku-Adusei, the General Officer Commanding the Northern Command of the Ghana Army, on Tuesday said the government has purchased 34 armoured reconnaissance vehicles to argument the logistics of Ghanaian peacekeepers.

    The armoured vehicles are to facilitate the migration of Ghanaian peacekeepers from the Dry Lease to the Wet Lease system, Brig-Gen. Opoku-Adusei stated during Ghanbatt 77s Medals Presentation Parade at Lebanon.

    He said the military high command had outlined plans to provide logistical support for the migration of the Ghanaian contingent on peacekeeping duties in Lebanon (Ghanbatt) from the Dry Lease to the Wet Lease system to enable it to be self-sufficient.

    A Ghana Armed Forces statement issued in Accra and signed by Lieutenant Commander M. A. Larbi and copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) said the Commander of the Northern Command commended the Ghanbatt 77.

    I am personally satisfied with what I have seen and heard about your performance during my visit to the Ghanbatt Area of responsibility and I urge you all to continue with the good work.

    Brig Gen Opoku-Adusei, who was the head of a six-member military delegation to Lebanon, used the occasion to update troops on current developments in the country as well as within the Ghana Armed Forces.

    The Commander and his team also paid a courtesy call on United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) Deputy Force Commander, Brig Gen Patrick Phelan, who expressed appreciation for the performance of Ghanaian troops.

    The Commanding officer of Ghanbatt 77, Lt Col Francis Anemana, assured the delegation that Ghanbatt is poised in executing its assigned tasks successfully despite the challenges.

    Chief Military Personnel Officer, Col Reginald Yemo Odoi, thanked the government of Ghana for the high profile delegation to the Medals Day Parade and described Ghanbatt 77 as a wonderful battalion which executed its task with high professionalism to the admiration of UNIFIL High Command.

    Source: http://www.ghanaweb.com

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  •  The Government of the Macau Special Administrative Region of the Peoples Republic of China has awarded a contract for the manufacture and development of smart ID cards for its residents.

    The new generation of ID cards will be purely contactless, and will store personal data and biometric information such as fingerprints on a digital chip embedded in the card. The IDs can be used as conventional IDs, providing sophisticated visual and electronic proof of identity, but will also allow citizens to carry out transactions with the government electronically, saving time and effort.

    The contactless system will also provide faster data transfer rates while card reading, useful especially for the large number of people who use their IDs in regular travel between Macau, Hong Kong, and China, as the processing time for travellers will significantly reduce. The new national ID card will also support contactless electronic signatures.

    A security protocol developed by Germanys Federal Office for Information Security will be used to ensure the security of data on the cards and during contactless transactions. Named PACE (Password Authenticated Connection Establishment), the protocol will create a secure connection between the chip in the card and a card reader, and encrypt data before the transfer.

    The contract for the manufacture and delivery of the cards was awarded to Munich-based technology company, Giesecke & Devrient. In addition to development and manufacture of the cards, G&D will develop the required smartcard applications and modify the existing infrastructure according to the needs of the new technology.

    The government will also receive an advanced operation system platform for smartcards, which will be ready to support additional features in the future, such as contactless payment. The new set of ID cards is expected to be introduced in October 2013.

    Source: By Sumedha Jalote, http://www.futuregov.asia/

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