Supply of Precast Concrete

Supply of Precast Concrete

The purpose of this framework is to provide national coverage for the supply of precast drainage materials in Scotland which will provide the best value for money to Scottish Water with extensions options to the next Regulatory period.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Concrete pipes and fittings

2014/S 086-151638

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
For the attention of: Susan Russell
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
E-mail: susan.russell@scottishwater.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10303

Further information can be obtained from: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Susan Russell
Stepps, Glasgow Cumbernauld Road
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park
Stepps, Glasgow Cumbernauld Road
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park
Stepps, Glasgow Cumbernauld Road
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1414147990
Internet address: www.scottishwater.co.uk

I.2)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

The Supply of Precast Concrete

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: Scotland

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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 8

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 12

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

Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 000 000 GBP

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

The purpose of this framework is to provide national coverage for the supply of precast drainage materials in Scotland which will provide the best value for money to Scottish Water with extensions options to the next Regulatory period.
The value of the 5 lots listed in this notice is estimated at GBP 12 million over the potential 12 year contracting period from 2015 to 2026.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=301199

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44114220441631104416311144160000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots

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:

As above

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Concrete Pipe

1)Short description:

The supply of concrete pipe, various dia

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44114220

3)Quantity or scope:

Details will be supplied at PQQ

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Concrete Junctions

1)Short description:

The supply of concrete junctions

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44114220

3)Quantity or scope:

Details will be provided at PQQ

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Manhole Chambers, Soakaways & Cover Slabs

1)Short description:

The supply of manhole chamber, soakaways & cover slabs

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

4442374044114220

3)Quantity or scope:

Details will be supplied at PQQ

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Box Culverts

1)Short description:

The supply of box culverts

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

4522122044114220

3)Quantity or scope:

Details to be supplied at PQQ

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Kerbs, Channels & Slabs

1)Short description:

The supply of precast kerbs, channels & slabs

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

449124004411312044114250

3)Quantity or scope:

Details will be supplied at PQQ

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they are not bankrupt or the subject of an administration order, are not being wound-up, have not granted a trust deed, are not the subject of a petition presented for sequestration of their estate, have not had a receiver, manager or administrator appointed and are not otherwise apparently insolvent.
(2) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that the candidate, their directors, or any other person who has powers of representation, decision or control of the candidate has not been convicted of conspiracy, corruption, bribery, or money laundering. Failure to provide such a declaration will result in the candidate being declared ineligible and they will not be selected to participate in this procurement process.
(3) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not been convicted of a criminal offence relating to the conduct of their business or profession.
(4) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have not committed an act of grave misconduct in the course of their business or profession.
(5) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
(6) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.
(7) All candidates will have to demonstrate that they are licensed, or a member of the relevant organisation, in the State where they are established, when the law of that State prohibits the provision of the services, described in this notice, by a person who is not so licensed or who is not a member of the relevant organisation.
(8) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the candidate is established
(9) All candidates will be required to produce a certificate or declaration demonstrating that they have fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes under the law of any part of the United Kingdom or of the relevant State in which the economic operator is established.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) A statement of the candidate’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years
(2) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(3) All candidates will be required to provide certification from an independent body attesting conformity to environmental management standards in accordance with the Community Eco-Management and Audit Scheme (EMAS); or the European standard BS EN ISO 14001.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide certification drawn up by an independent body attesting the compliance of the economic operator with quality assurance standards based on the relevant European standards.
(5) Certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
(6) Samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests.
(7) A statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 3 years, detailing the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; the consideration received; the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the services were provided
(8) A check may be carried out by the contracting authority or by a competent official body of the State in which the candidate is established, to verify the technical capacity of the candidate; and if relevant, on the candidates study and research facilities and quality control measures;
(9) A statement of the candidate’s technical facilities; measures for ensuring quality; and their study and research facilities;
(10) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract.
(11) A statement of the technicians or technical services available to the candidate to carry out the work under the contract; or be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract; particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the candidate.
(12) A statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract.
(13) A list of works carried out over the past 5 years, detailing the value of the consideration received; when and where the work or works were carried out; and whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade or profession and properly completed.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

SW14/CAP/910
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.5.2014 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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:

(SC Ref:301199)
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with regulation 33 of The Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (the Regulations) Scottish Water will incorporate a minimum of 10 calendar day standstill period between the communication of the award decision and the decision to enter into the contract with the successful Alliance Partner(s).A breach of any duty owed under the Regulations is actionable by any economic operator which, in consequence of the breach, suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage and such proceedings may be brought either the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought within 30 days of the date of knowledge of any infringement unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings may be brought.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30.4.2014

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