Chemical Analysis of Upper Greensand Rock Cores

Chemical Analysis of Upper Greensand Rock Cores

Contract value:£15,000 – £50,000. Receive and geological log (to British Standard 5930) 120 to 160 metres of 102mm Upper Greensand Geological core to British Standards.

Reference number: EA – GB/UGD1213 – MH

Deadline date:08/02/2013

This deadline is for… Registering an interest in tendering

Contract value:£15,000 – £50,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? Yes

Name of the buying organisation: Environment Agency

 

Description of the contract

Receive and geological log (to British Standard 5930) 120 to 160 metres of 102mm Upper Greensand Geological core to British Standards. Centrifuge undisturbed samples at 0.5m intervals (to around 14,000rpm) to extract sufficient pore water volume for chemical analysis (from saturated and unsaturated rock cores). Undertake the following chemical analysis on the solid samples and pore water: a) Mineral component phosphorus and olsen-P b) wet and dry bulk density, c) chemical analyse of pore water for soluble phosphorus, ntrate-N, ammonia, chloride. 40-50m of core will be delivered weekly for analysis from around 21st February 2013. Samples need to be managed to maintain pore water and chemical integrity

 

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Classification of the contract

71900000 Laboratory services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 50 Days

 

Who to contact

Contact name Michelle Hingston

Organisation name Environment Agency

Address Manley House, Kestral Way, Exeter, Devon, EX2 7LQ

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How to apply

Please send an email to michelle.hingston@environment-agency.gov.uk to register your interest by 8th February 2013. The tender pack will be issued.