Environmental Remediation Services Northern Ireland

Environmental Remediation Services Northern Ireland

This could involve e.g. control and remediation of land or water pollution following oil spills caused by network faults, vehicle faults or vandalism.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Environmental services

2015/S 199-362187

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
120 Malone Road
For the attention of: Caldwell Anna
BT9 5HT Belfast
E-mail: anna.caldwell@nienetworks.co.uk

Internet address(es):

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

I.2)Main activity


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

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

B945 Environmental Remediation Services.

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

Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Throughout Northern Ireland.


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: 3

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

Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Limited (NIE Networks) is responsible for managing specific elements of electricity transmission and distribution within Northern Ireland. A significant aspect of this management process is protecting the built and natural environment that we operate within. We implement all of our responsibilities in-line with our ISO14001 certified Environmental Management System (EMS).
We are inviting tender submissions to service 2 distinct requirements of that EMS:
a) Solid Waste Remediation:
Our EMS requires that we react to any instance of environmental damage in a manner that complies fully with legislative requirements, best practice techniques and ensures customer/stakeholder satisfaction. This could involve e.g. control and remediation of land or water pollution following oil spills caused by network faults, vehicle faults or vandalism. These can occur in NIE Networks’ depots and substations, public carriageways and footpaths or on private lands, e.g. agricultural, commercial or domestic properties.
b) Liquid Waste Remediation/Cleaning:
We require contaminated fluid management services on a periodic/ad hoc basis. This includes the need to empty/maintain our oil interceptors/bunds at several locations across Northern Ireland, occasional removal of oil contaminated water from substation cable basements/bunds and removal of oil contaminated water from carriageway/footpath excavations during certain emergency underground cable repairs.
Additionally, cleaning work may be required to be completed after removal of oil contaminated water in any of the above situations or in other instances as directed by NIE Networks.
The majority of the work associated with these 2 requirements occurs externally from restricted ‘live’ areas of NIE Networks substations. Works within ‘Live’ areas will be under the ‘Personal Supervision’ of an NIE Networks Authorised Person. Where appropriate, and if considered necessary by NIE Networks, the successful Contractor may be required to obtain authorisation to work without ‘Personal Supervision’ from NIE Networks staff within ‘Live’ areas. All contractors coming onto site will be expected to have D1H and D2H as a minimum requirement.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Information about 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:
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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:
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

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:


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

10.11.2015 – 12:00

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

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:
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: