Works - 357707-2017

13/09/2017    S175

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Sawing equipment

2017/S 175-357707

Contract notice

Works

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Science Centre
Town: Abingdon
NUTS code: UKJ14 Oxfordshire
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Nicola Adams or James Phillpott
E-mail: james.phillpott@ukaea.uk
Telephone: +44 1235466226
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.ukaea.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.ccfe.ac.uk/TenderDocs.aspx?DocName=Bandsaw.zip
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: fusion research

Section II: Object

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

Design, Manufacture, Supply, Delivery, Installation and Commissioning of The European Spallation Source Bandsaw Station, Drive and Low Level Control Systems.

Reference number: T/NA028/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
43812000 Sawing equipment
II.1.3)Type of contract
Works
II.1.4)Short description:

The ESS is one of the world's largest scientific and technology infrastructure projects being constructed today, currently under construction to the north east of Lund (Sweden). It will include a waste processing plant known as the Active Cells.

The Active Cells will size reduce (predominantly by cutting), store and enable subsequent shipping of radioactive material that will be produced as a bi-product of ESS operations. Human access to the Active Cells will be highly restricted; a substantial amount of operations and maintenance must be undertaken remotely using robotic handling and size reduction items.

The Contractor shall design manufacture deliver install and commission (including all required testing, verification and documentation) the following:

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station,

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station Drives and Low-Level Control Systems,

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station Specialist Maintenance Tooling and lifting adaptors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
98391000 Decommissioning services
42611000 Special-purpose machine tools
43812000 Sawing equipment
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: SE22 Sydsverige
Main site or place of performance:

Lund, Sweden.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Contractor shall design manufacture deliver install and commission (including all required testing, verification and documentation) the following:

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station,

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station Drives and Low-Level Control Systems,

— Active Cells Bandsaw Station Specialist Maintenance Tooling and lifting adaptors.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 02/01/2018
End: 01/02/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

All documents must be in English or with an English translation.

Prices may be stated in tenderer's local currency and the contract(s) will be let in the tendered currency GBP.

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority reserve the right not to award a contract. The costs of tendering shall be the responsibility of tenderers.

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:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA026/17.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA028/17.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA028/17.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA028/17.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA028/17.

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

Refer to the Invitation to Tender T/NA028/17.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

UKAEA Culham Science Centre.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: 'United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Postal address: Culham Sceince Centre
Town: Abingdon
Postal code: OX14 3DB
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek

further debriefing from the Authority before a contract is entered into.

Applicants have 2 working days from

the notification of the award decision to request

additional debriefing and that information has to be

provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period.

Such additional information should be sought from the contact named in this notice.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Any such action must be brought promptly

(generally within 3 months).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/09/2017