Purchase of a Scarifying Unit

Purchase of a Scarifying Unit

The Purchase of a Scarifying Unit including Servicing, Maintenance and Repair Package.

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

2015/S 051-088361

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Julie Dyer
CF24 0TP Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000654267
E-mail: julie.dyer@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2920466406

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0110

Electronic access to information: www.sell2wales.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.sell2wales.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Julie Dyer
CF24 0TP Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000654267
E-mail: julie.dyer@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2920466406
Internet address: http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Natural Resources Wales
Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Julie Dyer
CF24 0TP Cardiff
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000654267
E-mail: julie.dyer@naturalresourceswales.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2920466406
Internet address: http://naturalresourceswales.gov.uk

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

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.3)Main activity

Environment

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:

The Purchase of a Scarifying Unit including Servicing, Maintenance and Repair Package.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Wales.

NUTS code UK

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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 600 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

We will be awarding a contract to purchase a single scarifying unit, comprising of an 8 wheel drive forest machine prime mover fitted with a dual disc trencher. As part of the machine purchase we are also looking for a 3 year servicing, maintenance and repair package. Additional scarifiers and associated equipment may be purchased during the framework period.
Our intention is to award this framework agreement for a period of 4 years, the initial purchase is required prior to 31.3.2016. A service and maintenance package will be required for the framework duration.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=24108

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

77000000, 03000000, 50530000, 43325100, 16340000, 16300000

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: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

We will be awarding a contract to purchase a single scarifying unit, comprising of an 8 wheel drive forest machine prime mover fitted with a dual disc trencher. As part of the machine purchase we are also looking for a 3 year servicing, maintenance and repair package.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 600 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 48 (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

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
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:

00019
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

24.4.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

(WA Ref: 24108).
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:

10.3.2015

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