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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. ...

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Nicola Adams or Paula Barham
Telephone: +44 1235466226
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ14

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.ukaea.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://www.ccfe.ac.uk/TenderDocs.aspx?DocName=ESSTenderPack1ITT.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 and installation of the european spallation source intrabay doors, floor valves and component transfer hatch.

Reference number: T/NA026/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35113200
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 required Works form an integral part of the Active Cells perimeter. It is therefore required that these works perform as part of the perimeter confinement and radiation boundary such that the Works will act to ensure that radioactive particles and radiation within the Active Cells do not pose a hazard to people and the environment.

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

Active Cell Upper and Lower Intrabay Doors,

Active Cell Floor Valve 2 off,

Active Cell Component Transfer Hatch.

Actuating mechanisms, drives and low level control systems.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: SE22
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 Cell Upper and Lower Intrabay Doors,

Active Cell Floor Valve 2 off,

Active Cell Component Transfer Hatch.

Actuating mechanisms, drives and low level control systems.

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: 20/11/2017
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.2.12)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

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/NA026/17.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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

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

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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

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
Open procedure
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 132-270653
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/09/2017
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: 26/09/2017
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.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
'United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Sceince Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/08/2017