Services - 34674-2019

23/01/2019    S16    - - Services - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator

2019/S 016-034674

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
120 Malone Road
Belfast
BT9 5HT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ruadhrai O'Kane
E-mail: Ruadhrai.OKane@nienetworks.co.uk
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nienetworks.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Electricity

Section II: Object

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

S1140 (2019) Hire of Large Plant and Associated Services

Reference number: S1140 (2019)
II.1.2)Main CPV code
45500000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Contracting Entity intends to establish a Framework Arrangement under which it shall appoint economic operators to enter into separate Framework Agreements for the provision of hire of large plant and associated services across a number of separate lots. Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years. The Contracting Entity estimates that the total spend under the Framework Agreements could be up to 27 100 000 GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 27 100 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 5
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Hire of Large Plant – Area 1

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
43262100
43310000
45500000
45520000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the hire of large plant and will comprise of:

— hire of track machines and rubber wheel diggers, inclusive of operators, to assist with the erection/replacement of electricity poles/towers, installation of stay rods and installation of substation earthing,

— unaccompanied rigging and erecting of new electricity poles,

— transportation of NIE Networks' own plant.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 7 430 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Hire of Large Plant – Area 2

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
43262100
43310000
45500000
45520000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the hire of large plant and will comprise of:

— hire of track machines and rubber wheel diggers, inclusive of operators, to assist with the erection/replacement of electricity poles/towers, installation of stay rods and installation of substation earthing,

— unaccompanied rigging and erecting of new electricity poles,

— transportation of NIE Networks' own plant.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 5 570 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the Framework Arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 Hire of Large Plant – Area 3

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
43262100
43310000
45500000
45520000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the Hire of Large Plant and will comprise of:

— hire of track machines and rubber wheel diggers, inclusive of operators, to assist with the erection/replacement of electricity poles/towers, installation of stay rods and installation of substation earthing,

— unaccompanied rigging and erecting of new electricity poles,

— transportation of NIE Networks' own plant.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 5 570 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 Hire of Forklifts, Telescopic Handlers with Transportation – Area 1

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34134100
42414000
42415110
42415210
42418000
42418900
60180000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the Hire of Forklifts, Telescopic Handlers with Transportation with (and without) operators and will comprise of:

— transportation of equipment, including installation of such equipment, to and within NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations,

— recover redundant equipment from NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 1 710 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 Hire of Forklifts, Telescopic Handlers with Transportation – Area 2

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34134100
42414000
42415110
42415210
42418000
42418900
60180000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for hire of forklifts, telescopic handlers with transportation with (and without) operators and will comprise of:

— transportation of equipment, including installation of such equipment, to and within NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations,

— recover redundant equipment from NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 1 140 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 Hire of Forklifts, Telescopic Handlers with Transportation – Area 3

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
34134100
42414000
42415110
42415210
42418000
42418900
60180000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for hire of forklifts, telescopic handlers with transportation with (and without) operators and will comprise of:

— transportation of equipment, including installation of such equipment, to and within NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations,

— recover redundant equipment from NIE Networks’ work sites including electricity substations.

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 3 350 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 Mobile Crane Hire – Areas 1, 2 and 3

Lot No: 7
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
42414000
42414100
42414400
45510000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for Mobile Crane Hire and will comprise of:

— provision of a “Contract Lift” service through mobile cranes to support NIE Networks with the delivery of work programmes including works within live electrical substations up to 400 kV and in public/private property locations, within predefined zones, throughout Northern Ireland,

— perform the Lifting service as a “Contract Lift” in accordance with the relevant regulations and codes of practice i.e. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations (NI) 1999 and BS 7121 “Code of practice for: Safe use of cranes”

It is intended that the Contracting Entity will enter into a Framework Agreement with one economic operator for this lot (in the form attached at Appendix M of the tender documents) with call-off contracts allocated on a direct award basis, as set out in the call-off procedure (in Appendix C of the tender documents).

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: 2 330 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Each Framework Agreement will be for a period of five (5) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the Contracting Entity and subject to the terms of the Framework Agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to three (3) years, with a total potential duration of eight (8) years.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3 above with the Reference Project S1140 (2019) hire of large plant and associated services.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 7
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 234-536032
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 25/02/2019
Local time: 15:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

At the end of the term, the framework arrangement may be subject to retender.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Ltd
120 Malone Road
Belfast
BT9 5HT
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/01/2019