Works - 222924-2016

01/07/2016    S125

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Digestion plant construction work

2016/S 125-222924

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Aberdeen City Council
Postal address: Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Town: Aberdeen
NUTS code: UKM50 Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
Postal code: AB16 5GB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: aperry@aberdeencity.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1224665652
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre Upgrader/CCS/NEF.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
45253700 Digestion plant construction work
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

Aberdeen City Council is procuring a bio-methane to grid plant in 2 procurements: a parallel procurement for an AD plant, and this procurement for the design, supply and installation of the gas upgrader, carbon capture storage plant and the network entry facility.

The bio-gas clean up system shall be capable of cleaning up to 1 200m3 per hour of bio-gas under continuous operation. The unit shall be integrated with suitable H2S suppression equipment and the latest CO2 capture technology with associated compression, storage tanks and road tanker off take facilities.

The contractor shall be responsible for management of the interface between the AD plant and the upgrade/CCS/NEF plant.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
45253700 Digestion plant construction work
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50 Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Biogas Upgrade, CCS and NEF Plant.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 16/12/2016
End: 30/06/2017
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The minimum number of bidders will only be taken through if they demonstrate the necessary capability and technical competency.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders should answer Question 4C.1 of the ESPD, providing examples that demonstrate they have relevant capacity and capability to deliver the requirements set out in this notice.

This question shall be marked using the following marking scheme:

0 — Unacceptable: The information is either omitted or fundamentally fails to demonstrate capacity and capability to meet the requirement;

2 — Poor: The information submitted has insufficient evidence, detail or explanation to demonstrate capacity and capability to fulfil the requirement;

4 — Fair: The information provided evidences a limited capacity and capability to deliver the requirement and may lack detail or fail to address a specific part of the requirement;

6 — Satisfactory: The response is relevant and good and sufficient detailed to evidence good capacity and capability to deliver the requirement;

8 — Very Good: The response is sufficiently detailed to provide strong evidence of capacity and capability to deliver the requirement;

10 — Outstanding: The information provided is excellent, and provides compelling and coherent evidence of capacity and capability to deliver the requirement.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

The terms and conditions will be issued in the Invitation to Participate in Dialogue.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive dialogue
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/08/2016
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 08/08/2016
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=450053

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

These will be set out in the Invitation to Participate in Dialogue.

(SC Ref:450053).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Aberdeen City Council
Postal address: Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Town: Aberdeen
Postal code: AB16 5GB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224665652
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Aggrieved bidders may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/06/2016