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02/04/2014    S65    Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Norway-Oslo: Laboratory services

2014/S 065-111851

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Statens vegvesen Vegdirektoratet
National registration number: 971032081
Postal address: Brynsengfaret 6A
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0033
Country: Norway
For the attention of: Kåre Steinsbu
Telephone: +47 02030

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Purchase of consulting services for durability of shotcrete in road tunnels.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Oslo.


II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Contracting Authority wants tenders for supply of consulting services for durability of shotcrete in road tunnels. The purpose of the procurement is to have condition surveys of shotcrete carried out in six different road tunnels, with emphasis on rock support. A main priority is to compare the material properties of intact and broken down shotcrete. The investigations comprise visual registrations, drilling of concrete cores and the subsequent laboratory investigations. In addition water samples shall be collected along with other test materials which shall be analysed by the Contacting Authority. Any observation of damage to shotcrete for Fire safety by PE foam shall also be visually documented, without sample taking/testing. The assignment is part of the agency program Durable constructions (2012-2015).
The assignment has a duration up until 31.12.2014 with the possibility of extension for 1 + 1 + 1 years, such that the total possible agreement length is 4 years.
Closer description of the procurement is stated in the tender documentation part D "Description/Requirements Specification".
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71900000 Laboratory services, 71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services, 71300000 Engineering services, 71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services, 71330000 Miscellaneous engineering services, 71335000 Engineering studies, 71336000 Engineering support services, 71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services, 71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services, 71630000 Technical inspection and testing services, 71632000 Technical testing services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
See the tender documentation.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 2 800 000 and 3 500 000 NOK
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract is valid from and including the signing date until and including 31.12.2014, with the possibility for extension by 1 + 1 + 1 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
A list of the most important relevant deliveries and services performed during the past 3 years, including information about the value, time, as well as the name of the public or private recipients.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The business shall have expertise and experience within relevant consulting services, and have carried out assignments of similar nature, complexity/degree of difficulty and scope/size.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.5.2014 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Other: Norwegian.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: