Demolition, Decommissioning and Remediation Framework

Demolition, Decommissioning and Remediation Framework

The purpose of these works is the removal of radioactive, non-radioactive and chemically contaminated facilities in order to allow unrestricted alternative use of the land.

UK-Didcot: decommissioning services

2012/S 206-339198

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Research Sites Restoration Ltd
Building 392.10, Harwell Oxford
For the attention of: Colin Jones
OX11 0DF Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235435896
E-mail: colin.jones@research-sites.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.research-sites.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Nuclear Decommissioning
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Demolition, Decommissioning and Remediation Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKK22
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 7
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 14 500 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
RSRL has commenced decommissioning and demolition works on various facilities at Harwell and Winfrith. The purpose of these works is the removal of radioactive, non-radioactive and chemically contaminated facilities in order to allow unrestricted alternative use of the land. These facilities include redundant laboratories, workshops, waste storage, ponds, research facilities and other minor buildings. The scope of the work in general terms of facilities to be decommissioned and demolished and generic risks are known, but further work is required to determine the detailed scope for each facility. A Framework Contract is therefore required to cater for this work. The programme for the decommissioning of these Facilities is not guarantee. There is therefore no gurantee of any volume of work. The scope of works to be called off against the Framework Contract may include any of the following.
— Task Planning,
— Preparation of Health Safety and Environmental Documentation,
— Mobilisation to Site,
— Isolation of Services,
— Baseline and Intrusive surveys Radiological.
Chemical and Asbestos.
— Asbestos removals,
— Active plant removal / chemical hazard removal,
— Decontamination / decommissioning / handling and packaging of Low Level Radiological waste,
— Removal and management of LLW,
— Surveying / demolition / removal of underground liabilities including basements, tanks, drainage (including active and trade waste) and services,
— Soft Strip,
— Health Physics monitoring (in support of specific activities),
— Building demolition and floor slab removal,
— Removal of any associated structures including delay tanks,
— Waste characterisation and removal / recycling / recovery,
— Remediation of land,
— Sampling,
— Minor remediation works,
— Non-radioactive Waste Disposal / recycling through approved waste routes,
— Land remediation and site restoration,
— Demobilisation,
— Reporting including Post Decommissioning Reports,
— Design,
— Proposal and Project Management,
— Risk Analysis,
— Planning,
— Estimating,
— Cost Engineering,
— Safety justifications,
— Decommissioning.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98391000, 45110000, 90521510

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The scope of the contract will be to provide demolition, decommissioning and remediation serices for the RSRL Harwell and Winfrith sites.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 14 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: An option for RSRL to extend the duration of the contract from the intial duration of 24 months up to a total duration of 48 months. Any such extension to be awarded in such period or periods as RSRL require, providing that the total duration of the contract does not exceed 48 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 21 (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
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Refer to tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability required.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As detailed in the Prequalification Document.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.12.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised individuals within RSRL and any persons nominated to act on RSRL’s behalf. At a date and time to be determined after the due date for receipt of tenders. At RSRL Harwell.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Requests to participate should be made to Colin Jones, Research Sites Restoration Limited, Building 392.10,Harwell Oxford, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0DF. Tel +44 235435896, e-mail: colin.jones@research-sites.com by the date and time detailed in IV.3.4. All documents must be in English or with an English translation. All documents to be priced in Sterling and all payments made in Sterling. RSRL workwithin strict safety guidelines and you will be required to specify and justify any proposals to subcontract. RSRL reserve the right to annul the tendering process and not award a contract. The costs of tendering shall be theresponsibility of the tenderers.

Note the Prequalification Questionnaire will not be issued before 26/10/12.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.10.2012

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