Natural Resources Wales Tree Disease Control Framework

Natural Resources Wales Tree Disease Control Framework

Contract for stem injection to reduce the spread of Phytophthora Ramorum amongst Larch trees.

United Kingdom-Aberystwyth: Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

2018/S 077-171819

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Natural Resources Wales
Welsh Government Building, Rhodfa Padarn
Aberystwyth
SY23 3UR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Melanie Rees
Telephone: +44 3000654664
E-mail: procurement.ops@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Welsh Government Sponsored Body

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Chemical Injection Tree Disease Control Framework

Reference number: itt_66500

II.1.2)Main CPV code

77000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Contract for stem injection to reduce the spread of Phytophthora Ramorum amongst Larch trees.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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:

South West and South East Wales

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Chemical Injection Tree Disease Control.

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: no

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:

North and Mid Wales

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

77000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Wales

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Contractor(s) to provide a service for Stem Injection of Larch to control the spread of the Phytophthora Ramorum disease.

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: no

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

As outlined in procurement documents.

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
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

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

Date: 23/05/2018
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

Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/05/2018
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

4 yearly

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 ITT.

C Select ITT’s Open to all suppliers.

D Access the listing relating to the contract ITT itt_66500 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

(WA Ref 57550).

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=79851.

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.

(WA Ref:79851).

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 3000654353Internet 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:

18/04/2018

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