Purchase of Asphalt Distribution Systems for Cornwall Council
Cornwall Council are looking to source equipment for use by its wholly owned company, Cormac Solutions Ltd, that will enable it to accurately place asphalt material on the carriageway and adjacent footpaths in the course of their highways maintenance activities.
United Kingdom-Truro: Transport equipment and auxiliary products to transportation
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Cornwall Council
County Hall, Treyew Road
Contact point(s): Documentation relating to this ITT can be freely downloaded via the Contracts Finder website https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder but in case of any difficulties please contact the person as detailed below
For the attention of: Wayne Rossiter
TR1 3AY Truro
Telephone: +44 1872322493
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cornwall.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: 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: CORMAC Solutions Ltd., Scorrier, Cornwall TR16 5EH.
NUTS code UKK3
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 asphalt bodies are to be fully insulated and sheeted and, when fully loaded, be able to be mounted to, and demounted from the carrying vehicle. The bodies must be built to accept the asphalt distributor machine. The loading system for the bodies must also be capable of loading a body on and off the trailer behind.
The trailers must be built to accept the insulated asphalt bodies and will be loaded and unloaded by the towing vehicle’s body mounting/de-mounting system. Bodies must be capable of being moved from the trailer, on and off the towing vehicle chassis.
The vehicle itself must be capable of being operated remotely from outside the cab during the spreading operation. Suitable sensors and safety devices must be fitted to ensure it can be operated safely with no danger to operators, workmen or members of the public. Written confirmation from the relevant UK Government body that the vehicle remote operation from outside the cab, whilst spreading asphalt, is compliant with UK legislation and whether the vehicle asphalt spreading system and transport of materials using trailers is subject to Goods Vehicle Operator Licence requirements. Failure to provide this written proof will disqualify the tenderer.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
34000000, 34114000, 34130000, 34139000, 34144000, 34900000, 34200000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Items and quantities to be tendered for:
1. Chassis complete with hook lift system and vehicle remote control 2 (two)
2. Hook lift body 4 (four)
3. Asphalt spreader attachment 2 (two)
4. Trailer for hook lift bodies 2 (two)
Further details regarding the Supplies and Services quantity and scope are as stated in the Invitation to Tender documents.
The Contract shall take effect on the Commencement Date and shall continue until the Supplier has completed the supply of goods and any associated services in accordance with this Contract, subject to any termination rights contained within the Contract. The anticipated Commencement Date is 14.7.2015.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 420 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: The Contract will be subject to Cornwall Council Terms and Conditions of Contract as stated in the Invitation to Tender Documentation.
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
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As stated in the Invitation to Tender Documentation.
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As stated in the Invitation to Tender Documentation.
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.3.4)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: 12.6.2015 – 15:00
The Cornwall Council, County Hall, Treyew Road, Truro, Cornwall TR1 3AY.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: A representative from the Commercial Services Team at Cornwall Council, together with at least 1 Council Officer who is independent of the contracting team and the relevant elected Member from the Council’s Cabinet.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The ITT and all of the supporting documentation can be freely electronically downloaded via the Contracts Finder websitehttps://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder but in case of any difficulties, please refer to the key contact point, as listed at the beginning of this Contract Notice.
Please note that any subsequent Tender clarification queries and responses will also be published on the Contracts Finder websitehttps://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder but the onus is on prospective providers to regularly check for any such updates.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: