Invitation to Tender for Civil Engineering Equipment
This tender will be divided into nine (9) Lots: Lot 1 – 10 x Cantilever frame experiment, Lot 2 – 10 x Chain (or Cable) suspension, Lot 3 – 10 x Arch.
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Civil engineering machinery
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, The Arts Tower, Western Bank
For the attention of: Jessica Osowski
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142224206
General address of the contracting authority: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKE32
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Light Structures Laboratory within the Diamond will be used by students from a wide range of disciplines across the Faculty of Engineering, including Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science. The purpose of the Laboratory is the translation of theoretical principles into real-life experiences, and vice versa, to promote both qualitative and quantitative understanding.
This tender will be divided into nine (9) Lots:
— Lot 1 — 10 x Cantilever frame experiment,
— Lot 2 — 10 x Chain (or Cable) suspension,
— Lot 3 — 10 x Arch,
— Lot 4 — 10 x Normal and shear stresses in beams,
— Lot 5 — 10 x Deflection of a beam,
— Lot 6 — 10 x Plastic hinge formation in a beam,
— Lot 7 — 10 x Buckling of struts,
— Lot 8 — 10 x Plastic bending of portals,
— Lot 9 — 10 x Asymmetric bending.
This is an open EU procurement procedure. The ITT and full specification and supporting documents can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend portal.
Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.
The closing date for return of tenders is 11.5.2015 at 12:00 (UK time).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
43310000, 44212120, 44212320, 44212300
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Information about lots
Lot No: 1Lot title: Cantilever frame experiment
The apparatus will allow students to explore the behaviour of cantilever framed structures, with both rigid and pinned joints.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
As per tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 11.5.2015 – 14:00
Procurement Office, University of Sheffield.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: