Hire of Civil Engineering Plant, Vehicles and Equipment with or without Operator

Hire of Civil Engineering Plant, Vehicles and Equipment with or without Operator

The service is the hire of civil engineering plant, vehicles and equipment with and without operator(s) to carry out carriageway and footway works on both highway and non-highway sites at various locations within the administrative area of Kirklees Council.

UK-Huddersfield: hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator

2012/S 144-241012

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Borough of Kirklees Council
Streetscene & Housing Service,, Flint Street
Contact point(s): Shazad Moghal or Beverley Martin
HD1 6LG Huddersfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1484225517
E-mail: highways.contracts@kirklees.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1484225577

Internet address(es):

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://scms.alito.co.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: Kirklees cCouncil
Tender Opening Officer,, E Procurement,
HD1 1BY Huddersfield
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://scms.alito.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Hire of Civil Engineering Plant, Vehicles and Equipment with or without Operator(s) – KMCHS-106.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
NUTS code UKE43

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: 70
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 500 000 GBP

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

Hire of construction and civil engineering machinery and equipment with operator. The service is the hire of civil engineering plant, vehicles and equipment with and without operator(s) to carry out carriageway and footway works on both highway and non-highway sites at various locations within the administrative area of Kirklees Council.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45500000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2012. Completion 30.9.2014

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Refer to Tender Documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Refer to Tender Documents.
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: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the Business Questionnaire and within the tender documents.
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: The criteria will be in compliance with those allowed in Directive 2004/18/EC and will be detailed in the Tender Document. “The Council reserves the right to refuse to (1) consider applications or (2) select entities to tender for any reason specified in regulation 23(criteria for rejection of economic operators) of the Public Contracts regulations 2006,”.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Refer to Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to VI.3, Councils Insurance, minimum Employers Indemnity = 5 000 000 GBP or in respect of insurance provided by a public liability insurance policy 5 000 000 GBP.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Refer to VI.3.
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

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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

Lowest price
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:

KMCHS-106
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 3.9.2012 – 12:59
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

3.9.2012 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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

Date: 5.9.2012
Place:

Time and place to be arranged.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of Corporate Procurement, Audit and any other authorised Officer of the Council.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: At least 6 months prior to the expiry dated.
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

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the lowest price.Tenderers scoring less than 16 overall in the Business Questionnaire will not be selected for consideration of their Tender submission. Tender documents will be available from the Supplier & Contract Management System (SCMS) website http://scms.alito.co.uk with reference KMCHS-106. If you need assistance in downloading the relevant information, or uploading your submission, then please contact our e procurement team on +44 14844414724 or via e mail on mailto:eprocuement@kirklees.gov.uk GO Reference: GO-2012724-PRO-4102413.

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: The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 Calendar day standstill period at the point when information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successsfully resolved the Public Contraccts Regulations 2006 (SI 2009/2992) provided 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 Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.7.2012