Natural Resources Wales Asset Maintenance Framework 2 (2018 – 2022)

Natural Resources Wales Asset Maintenance Framework 2 (2018 – 2022)

3 Lots. NRW is seeking to award a framework for the maintenance, repair, improvement or betterments to existing structures, on land near or in marine or river environments, as identified by NRW. 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Flood-defences maintenance works

2018/S 081-181546

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0TP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000653000
E-mail: procurement.ops@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Asset Maintenance Framework 2

Reference number: project_37941

II.1.2)Main CPV code

45246410

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NRW is seeking to award a framework for the maintenance, repair, improvement or betterments to existing structures, on land near or in marine or river environments, as identified by NRW. Maintenance of these assets is essential in ensuring NRW fulfils its statutory objectives to protect the public, enhance the natural environment, whilst complying with Health, Safety and Environmental legislation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Minor Works — Hard Engineering

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246410

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Minor works – Hard Engineering.

Work will consist of hard engineering services for NRW related assets; this may be a structural, land or water requirement but predominately it will be on existing flood defence structures. The Contractors will be required to assess, plan and deliver minor hard engineering services as described in the scope of works by the Project Manager.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the Asset Maintenance Framework.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Minor Works — Soft Engineering

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246410

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Work will consist of soft engineering services for NRW related assets; this may be a structural, land or water requirement but predominately it will be on existing flood defence structures. The Contractors will be required to assess, plan and deliver minor soft engineering works / maintenance services as described in the scope of works by the Project Manager. Works may include flood defence repair, bank revetment repair, bank stabilisation, river restoration services, weir improvements, penstock, fish pass and trash screen related services and culvert maintenance.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the Asset Maintenance Framework.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

River Channel Maintenance and Vegetation Management

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

45246000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NRW is seeking to award a framework for the River Channel Maintenance to be carried out within Main River Watercourses throughout Wales. Works will include, In-channel vegetation clearance and recurring maintenance work that relates to landscaping and in-river obstruction management. Activities include such work as grass / weed cutting clearance within the watercourse either by mechanical or manual means, invasive species control, de-silting of the channel and blockage removal either carried out routinely or reactive.

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewal of the Asset Maintenance Framework.

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

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 34
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2014/S 073-126444

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 30/05/2018
Local time: 13:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/05/2018
Local time: 13:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Framework renewal in 4 years — 2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Instructions for submitting an expression of interest / completing the ITT:

1. Tenderers should register on the eTendering portal https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk;

2. Once registered, suppliers must express their interest as follows:

a. Login to the etendering portal;

b. Select Project _37941 — Asset Maintenance Framework 2, then select appropriate ITT;

c. Select ITT’s Open to all suppliers you wish to bid for;

d. Access the listing relating to the contract ITT: itt_66617, 66618, 66619 and view details;

e. Click on ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left hand side of the page;

3. Once you have expressed your interest, the ITT will move to ‘My ITTs’, where you can download and where you can construct your reply as instructed;

4. For any support in submitting your expression of interest, please contact the eTendering helpdesk on 08003684852 or at help@bravosolution.co.uk.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=81206.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

The delivery of Community Benefits through procurement activity is a stated aim of the Welsh Government as highlighted in the Wales’s Procurement Policy Statement 2015. Community Benefits or ‘social requirements’ fall into 6 main categories and are designed to ensure that wider social and economic issues are taken into account when tendering contracts, these are shown below:

— retention and Training for existing workforce,

— supply chain initiatives,

— promoting environmental benefits,

— community Initiatives,

— contributions to education,

— training and recruitment opportunities for the economically active.

Bidders must list any Community Benefits they may be able to provide if they were to be successful in gaining a place on this framework. This is a non-core element of the tender, and therefore will not be scored.

(WA Ref:75817).

(WA Ref:81206).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Cardiff
CF24 0TP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000653000Internet address:http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/04/2018

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