Coring and Material Testing Kent County Council
The Services to be included within this Contract are coring and testing of utility reinstatements; coring of other areas for investigations prior to highway maintenance and improvement works; collecting of samples.
UK-Maidstone: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Kent County Council
Kent County Council, County Hall
For the attention of: Matthew Raven
ME14 1XQ Maidstone
Telephone: +44 1622694472
General address of the contracting authority: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Tenderers should consult the Invitation to Tender document for details of service delivery.
NUTS code UKJ42
This requirement is for Coring and Material Testing within the Enterprise and Environment Directorate.
The contract will commence upon 1.4.2013 and will continue for a period of two years unless terminated in accordance with the Conditions of Contract attached in Schedule 3 of the Invitation to Tender. The contract can be extended for up to a maximum of a further 2 years.
The Services to be included within this Contract are coring and testing of utility reinstatements; coring of other areas for investigations prior to highway maintenance and improvement works; collecting of samples; sampling of materials used on the highway; carrying out specified in situ and laboratory tests and providing technical personnel and factual reports.
The Employer intends to procure the Contract via the open competitive tender procedure in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended).
Responses are to be submitted in accordance with the instructions set out within this ITT. Any quantities shown within this ITT and any relevant documentation are estimated and may be subject to variation and therefore do not form any basis of guarantee.
Further details of the potential services required throughout the duration of the contract can be found within the ITT.
Subject to the required Partnership Agreements, this contract may be accessed by any public authority within Kent but not limited to the following:
— Ashford Borough Council;
— Canterbury City Council;
— Dartford Borough Council;
— Dover District Council;
— Gravesham Borough Council;
— Maidstone Borough Council;
— Medway Council;
— Sevenoaks District Council;
— Shepway District Council;
— Swale Borough Council;
— Thanet District Council;
— Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council;
— Tunbridge Wells Borough Council.
Tenderers are required to register with the Kent Business Portal at www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk and register their interest in this opportunity to view the full ITT documentation.
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Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Tenderers should view the full Invitation to Tender documentation for details required.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: