Civil Engineering Tender Glasgow

Civil Engineering Tender Glasgow

Subway Modernisation Infrastructure Asset Renewal: Tunnel Lining Improvements.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Works for complete or part construction and civil engineering work

2014/S 101-177458

Contract notice – utilities

Works

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport – Utility
Consort House, 12 West George Street
Contact point(s): Finance; Procurement
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333192
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: http://www.spt.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA17342

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport – Utility
Consort House, 12 West George Street
Contact point(s): Finance; Procurement
G2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333192
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Fax: +44 1413333224
Internet address: http://www.spt.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Strathclyde Partnership for Transport-Utility
Consort House, 12-16 west George Street
Contact point(s): Finance
For the attention of: Procurement Manager
g2 1HN Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1413333786
E-mail: procurement@spt.co.uk
Internet address: www.spt.co.uk

I.2)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Subway Modernisation Infrastructure Asset Renewal: Tunnel Lining Improvements.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Works
Realisation, by whatever means of work, corresponding to the requirements specified by the contracting entities
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Glasgow Subway.

NUTS code UKM34

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Subway Modernisation Infrastructure Asset Renewal: Tunnel Lining Improvements.
The works will comprise tunnel lining repairs, trackbed repairs and track drainage improvements. It will also involve an element of call off work based on rates for discovered or emergency work. SPT may utilise the successful contractor(s) to carry out work due to unforeseen circumstances or additional works which is a repetition of the works carried out within the original contract award.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=304610

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The works comprise tunnel lining repairs, trackbed repairs and track drainage improvements. It is envisaged that the works will include the following items:
a. Probehole investigations to determine presence of voids behind the tunnel linings (predominately within the north of the system), investigate water ingress areas and determine tunnel lining thickness.
b. Removal of drip sheets to investigate condition of tunnel lining and extent of water ingress.
c. Reporting of findings from probehole investigations and drip sheet removal.
d. Cleaning of track bed, slips and drainage channel.
e. Inspection of cleaned track bed, slip and drainage channel to determine occurrence of ingress of water with silt/sand – predominately within the south section of the system.
f. Reporting of findings from inspection of cleaned trackbed and drainage channel.
g. Design of remedial works to allow:
h. Infilling of voids behind tunnel lining with OPC grout.
i. Sealing of water ingress from trackbed and prevention of ingress of silt/sand.
j. Concrete repairs to tunnel lining – concrete patch repairs and sprayed concrete.
k. Installation of weep pipes to manage ingress of water.
l. Chemical resin injection of brickwork / concrete lining to seal lining and minimise water ingress.
m. Re-pointing of brickwork lining joints.
n. Re-caulking of cast iron joints.
o. Concrete crack repairs.
p. Cleaning of tunnel lining.
q. Trackbed concrete repairs.
r. De-bonded Rail Block, Check Rail Block and Sleeper replacement.
s. Sleeper Removal.
t. Track drainage upgrades.
u. Walkway Renewal – included as an option only.
Call off Work:
As part of this contract it is anticipated that the successful contractor(s) will call off services based on rates provided for discovered work that is within the scope of the original contract or emergency work.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: For work that is a repetition of the original tendered work or is of a similar nature, SPT would wish to have an option to award the work to the successful contractor(s) for a period up to 24 months following the completion of the original contract
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

A performance bond may be required. Minimum insurance levels will be required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

A mixture of Interim or Instalment payments will be negotiated with the successful contractor(s).

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Tenderers are required to indicate whether they are a company or a group of companies. In either case the ultimate parent company should be identified, no special legal form is required but in the event of an associated group of companies being successful the partnership will require each company in the group to be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract. This assurance will require to be confirmed in writing before any contract can be awarded to such a group. Group bidders must identify the lead contractor.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: 1) SPT will negotiate the final stages of the contract with the top scoring contractors(s).
2) SPT reserve the right to carry out slight modifications the scope of work tendered and this may be carried out during negotiation with the top contractor(s).
3) Tender Selection criteria will be based on MEAT (Most Economically Advantageous Tender) taking account of the Price / Quality ratio laid down within Volume 0 of the Tender documentation.
4) Should SPT decide to award to more than one contractor it reserves the right to determine to whom and what sections of work it will award.
5) All work carried out will monitored and scored against contractor performance on the contract.
6) Call off work or discovered work will be done on a rotational basis where more than one contractor has been appointed and will be dependent on previous performance of work carried out within the contract.
7) Contract will be subject to Scots Law.
8) An option to award repetitive or similar work for a period of 24 months will be retained.
9) Security vetting of employees and subcontractors will be required details of which will be provided to the successful contractors.
10) In light of the increased level of investment in its infrastructure SPT would like to consider community benefits within the current legal constraints and would like to maximise the economic and social benefits to the area covered by SPT. The introduction of the local government in Scotland Act 2003 and the adoption of the EC’s Single Procurement Directive enable SPT to explore this via its procurement route.
11) The proposed form of contract is from NEC3 suite of contracts.
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.
The above mentioned certificates or declaration must be provided with your tender submission

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All Tenderers must provide sufficient information / answers to the pass fail questions within Section 3 of Volume 0.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

14-071

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.7.2014

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.7.2014 – 10:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18.7.2014 – 10:00

Place

SPT Consort House 12 West George Street Glasgow.

 

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Procurement Officer and Assistant Procurement Officer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information:

1) Last date for request of information on the tender will be 7 days prior to the agreed return date.
2) It is SPT’s intention to award to a single contractor however SPT reserves the right to split the award of the contract between a maximum of two contractors should it determine that this offers best value in relation to contract delivery.
3) Should SPT elect to award the contract between two contractors they will be the top two scoring contractors following evaluation of price and quality.
4) SPT will negotiate the final stages of the contract with the top scoring contractors(s).
5) SPT reserve the right to carry out slight modifications the scope of work tendered and this may be carried out during negotiation with the top contractor(s).
6) Tender Selection criteria will be based on MEAT (Most Economically Advantageous Tender) taking account of the Price / Quality ratio laid down within Volume 0 of the Tender documentation.
7) Should SPT decide to award to more than one contractor it reserves the right to determine to whom and what sections of work it will award.
8) All work carried out will monitored and scored against contractor performance on the contract.
9) Call off work or discovered work will be done on a rotational basis where more than one contractor has been appointed and will be dependent on previous performance of work carried out within the contract.
10) Contract will be subject to Scots Law.
11) An option to award repetitive or similar work for a period of 24 months will be retained.
12) Security vetting of employees and subcontractors will be required details of which will be provided to the successful contractors.
13) In light of the increased level of investment in its infrastructure SPT would like to consider community benefits within the current legal constraints and would like to maximise the economic and social benefits to the area covered by SPT. The introduction of the local government in Scotland Act 2003 and the adoption of the EC’s Single Procurement Directive enable SPT to explore this via its procurement route.

Please note that Community Benefit can take many forms and is something that SPT would encourage tenderers to consider. As such, all tenderers should note that some grant information is available from Construction Skills /Sgilean Togail, 4 Fountain Avenue, Inchinnan Business Park, Inchinnan ,Renfewshire, PA4 9RQ [web http://www.cskills.org/apprenticeships/index.aspx]

For the engagement of apprentices and also for the training of employers. There may also be additional funding available from local authorities and other government bodies in local areas meaning that the cost of taking on an apprentice is minimal, and again additional funding may be available from the likes of Skills Development Scotland to recruit a redundant apprentice should the projects be over a shorter period of time.
14) Attendance at the site visits is not mandatory however SPT feel that it would serve as an aid to further your comprehension of SPT’s work requirements and the physical working environs. Additional visits can be arranged on request but will not be consider 7 days prior to closing date.
15) The proposed form of contract is from NEC3 suite of contracts.
(SC Ref:304610)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23.5.2014

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