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Services - 527724-2019

Submission deadline has been amended by:  560555-2019
07/11/2019    S215

United Kingdom-Didcot: Geological and geophysical consultancy services

2019/S 215-527724

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Radioactive Waste Management
National registration number: 8920190
Postal address: Building 329, Thomson Avenue
Town: Didcot
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX11 0GD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Anthony E Potts
E-mail: tony.potts@nda.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1925802897
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/case-studies/shared-services-alliance-ssa-for-nuclear-decommissioning-estate
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12147&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12147&B=SELLAFIELD
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: Nuclear Decommissioning

Section II: Object

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

Site Descriptive Model Development: Supply Chain Support for Capability Building Early Site Characterisation

Reference number: RWM246
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71351200 Geological and geophysical consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This scope of work covers the site characterisation activities that would need to be undertaken by RWM from initial understanding based upon desk-based studies through initial seismic reflection surveys to the design, specification, permitting and planning for the initial boreholes for characterising an LSSR host rock in a sedimentary sequence.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71351220 Geological consultancy services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Didcot.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This scope of work covers the site characterisation activities that would need to be undertaken by RWM from initial understanding based upon desk-based studies through initial seismic reflection surveys to the design, specification, permitting and planning for the initial boreholes for characterising an LSSR host rock in a sedimentary sequence. To achieve the desired outcomes set out in the introduction, we have identified the following areas of scope for this work:

1) Design a series of workshops and supporting work between workshops that will deliver the necessary understanding across the relevant teams in RWM (Approx Dec/Jan 2019/2020);

2) Deliver the workshops and supporting work in an efficient manner producing reports capturing the methodology, outputs and conclusions of each workshop (Approx Dec 2019 – Oct 2020);

3) Produce structured reports capturing the activities, processes and interactions between different functions in RWM and the supply chain necessary to deliver site characterisation (Approx Oct 2020 – Mar 2021);

4) Produce a report capturing the lessons learnt from the workshop approach to the testing to inform the planning of work package 3. (Approx Jan-Mar 2021);

5) Specific development of the work process maps for geosphere and gas research activities during the early part of site characterisation;

6) Specific development of the work process maps for hydrogeology/hydrogeochemistry related activities during the early part of site characterisation.

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: 700 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 13/01/2020
End: 31/03/2021
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: yes
Description of options:

Option at RWM discretion:

1) Extend duration by up to 6 months; and/or

2) Include addition scope relating to data obtained from SKB on high strength rock.

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 04/12/2019
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
Tender must be valid until: 28/02/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

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: Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
Town: Didcot
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in Section I) above and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
Town: Didcot
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/11/2019