Tender for Type Q13 quadropole magnet

Tender for Type Q13 quadropole magnet

RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd.

UK-Didcot: electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting

2012/S 99-164893

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

RCUK Shared Services Centre Ltd
Bldg R71 Rm 1.10 Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire
For the attention of: Peter Clarke
OX11 0QX Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1235446795
E-mail: peter.clarke@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1235778372

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ssc.rcuk.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ssc.ruck.ac.uk/procure/pages/default.aspx

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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Other: Scientific research
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Science & Technology Facilities Council
The Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, Harwell, Oxfordshire
OX11 0QX Didcot
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Type Q13 quadropole magnet.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKJ14
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)
The ISIS Spallation Neutron Source at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
Requires a number of type Q13 magnets to be manufactured, tested and delivered, as part of a new project to refurbish part of the target station one.
Extracted Proton Beamline.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

31000000, 31600000, 31630000

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: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Qty 10 Type Q13 Quadrupole Magnets.
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
Starting 3.9.2012. Completion 31.1.2014

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: Please see our tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All bidders will be subject to a fully comprehensive financial and economic check, undertaken by RCUK SSC Ltd.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see our tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:
RE 120006/PC/SJ – Type Q13 Quadropole Magnets
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice number in the OJEU: 2009/S 2-000407 of 1.10.2010

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 30.7.2012 – 13:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.7.2012 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
30.7.2012
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
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: RCUK SSC Ltd procurement staff only.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Michael Horgan
RCUK SSC Ltd, North Star House, North Star Avenue, Wiltshire
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: michael.horgan@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867786

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Michael Horgan
RCUK SSC Ltd, North Star House, North Star Avenue, Wiltshire
SN2 1FF Swindon
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: michael.horgan@ssc.rcuk.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1793867786

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in Section 1.1. If an appeal regarding the award of an contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 5) (for Utilities) utilities contracts Regulations (SI 2005 6) (delete where appropriate) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Norther Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the settling aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.5.2012

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