Mobile Plant Hire Tender Glenrothes

Mobile Plant Hire Tender Glenrothes

Hire of Mobile Plant (with operators) and Development Works at Lochhead Landfill Site.

United Kingdom-Glenrothes: Hire of earthmoving equipment with operator

2018/S 219-501697

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451550000
NUTS code: UKM72
I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Hire of Mobile Plant (with operators) and Development Works at Lochhead Landfill Site

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Fife Council require a suitable contractor to provide the hire of plant with operator and to carry out development works at Lochhead Landfill site, by Wellwood, Dunfermline.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM72

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Tenderers are invited to submit a tender for the hire of mobile plant with operators and development works to be employed principally at the Council’s Lochhead Landfill Site, off A823, by Wellwood, KY12 0RX.

There may also be a requirement to provide plant/operators at Lower Melville Wood Landfill Site, off A92, by Ladybank, KY15 7UL and potentially at a number of closed landfill sites within Fife.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Fife Council reserve the right to extend the contract by 2 periods of 12 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contacts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland)

Statement 4B.4 — Bidders will be required to state the value(s) for the following financial ratio(s) from the last 2 years:

The Current Ratio will be applied — Current Assets will be divided by Current Liabilities. Tenderers are to provide their current assets and current liabilities in relation to their published accounts for the last 2 years.

4B.5.1 and 2 — It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer’s Liability — 10 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability (including Product Liability where appropriate) – 2 500 000 GBP.

Professional Negligence — 250 000 GBP.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.4 — Tenderers are expected to achieve a ratio of 1 or more. Where a Tenderer does not meet this requirement further details should be provided to confirm why and the Council may undertake additional financial checks and a qualitative judgement shall be made as to the financial capacity of the Tenderer

4B.5.1 and 2 — Employer’s Liability — 10 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability (including Product Liability where appropriate) – 2 500 000 GBP.

Professional Negligence — 250 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

4C1.2 Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. Examples should be from the last 3 years, and experience may date back more than 3 years.

4C.10 Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4C1.2 – Examples and experience should cover all the aspects of the requirement stated at part II.2.4. If bidders are unable to provide examples covering all part II.2.4 they should provide reasons as to why and demonstrate how they would propose to meet aspects of the requirement they don’t have experience of. A score of 2 must be achieved for each example provided otherwise the bidder may be excluded from the process. See VI.3 for scoring key.

4C.10 If you intend to subcontract any share of the contract to third parties, the subcontractors must complete the relevant parts of the ESPD (Scotland).

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/12/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/12/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

During period of extension (if utilised)

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Selection criteria — Question scoring methodology for Selection criteria: pass/fail

The scoring key will be applied to 4C1.2 of the ESPD and the award criteria.

Award criteria questions can be found in the ITT together with the weightings.

Award methodology will be the following:

0: Very Poor — nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1: Poor — response is partially relevant and poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2: Acceptable — response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3: Good — response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4: Excellent — response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

Any tenderer scoring less than 2 for each example of the scored selection criteria may be removed from the process and their bids given no further consideration

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Not applicable.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Please provide details of community benefits which shall be undertaken within Fife, if successful. These should relate to the subject matter of the requirement.

(SC Ref:564066)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451550000Internet address:
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: