Operation of a Materials Recovery Facility.

Operation of a Materials Recovery Facility

Contract for the operation of a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), to be let by Ceredigion County Council.
This Contract Notice advertises a contract to collect recyclable materials from three transfer stations in Ceredigion, transporting to a materials recovery facility for sorting, separation, bulking and recycling or sending to reprocessors.

UK-Aberaeron: refuse disposal and treatment

2012/S 232-382000

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Ceredigion County Council
County Hall, Market Street
For the attention of: Mr Nick Oakes
SA46 0AT Aberaeron
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: hpw@ceredigion.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk

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: Contact point(s): The Invitation to Tender will be published electronically. Please see VI.3 additional information below

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Contact point(s): The Invitation to Tender will be published electronically. Please see VI.3 additional information below

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Operation of a Materials Recovery Facility.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 16: Sewage and refuse disposal services; sanitation and similar services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Ceredigion.
NUTS code UKL1
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Contract for the operation of a Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), to be let by Ceredigion County Council.
This Contract Notice advertises a contract to collect recyclable materials from three transfer stations in Ceredigion, transporting to a materials recovery facility for sorting, separation, bulking and recycling or sending to reprocessors.
It is envisaged that this will be a medium-term contract for the operation of the materials recovery facility which will handle and treat recycling materials. The operation will include, but not be limited to, collecting, transporting, handling, sorting, bulking into containers, transportation to destinations and final disposal of the residual element.
The estimated tonnage to be handled on behalf of Ceredigion County Council is around 6 000 tonnes per annum.
Community Benefits apply to this contract, Further details: Please refer to Invitation to Tender.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90510000, 90500000, 90513000, 90530000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The proposed contract is up to 60 months in duration with a possible extension of up to a further 24 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60+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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
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
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:
AM0368
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.1.2013 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Suppliers’ Instructions How To Express Interest In This Tender.
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the esourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,

— Click the “Click here to register” link,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue&quot,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— You will shortly recieve an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest and submit a tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the “Open Access ITT’s” Link (These are Invitation to Tenders open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content (itt_37361, ‘Operation of a Materials Recovery Facility’),
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page,
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITT’s” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box.
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting),
— You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),
— If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution helpdesk is available Mon – Fri (8am – 6pm) on:
— Email: help@bravosolution.co.uk,

— Phone: +44 8003684850.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 32832.

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:28.11.2012

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