Non-Exclusive Term Contract for General Engineering
The Services of Consultants required under this Framework shall predominantly relate to issues arising from past mining activities.
UK-Mansfield: engineering services
Section I: Contracting authority
Other: Provision of service and information in respect of past coal mining
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK: England, Scotland & Wales.
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
All Lots may require the following common services/deliverables:
— soundly based technical reports,
— support at litigation/arbitration procedures as an expert witness,
— contract procurement and production of contract and tender documentation,
— contract management and administration,
— management and supervision of contractors,
— attendance at meetings,
— working knowledge of relevant legislation and best practice and liaison with relevant statutory authorities,
— general advice.
The Authority reserves the right to award the Framework Contract to a suitable number of consultants to ensure that geographical areas and each of the areas of expertise stated below have sufficient service coverage.
The geographical scope of these Services includes the former mining areas of England, Scotland and Wales.
The Framework may also be used to undertake projects not related to coal mining and these projects may fall outside of the coalfield regions.
There is no guarantee of the value of services which may be required under this framework.
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Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Civil & Structural Engineering
— Roads and Bridges,
— Water supply and reclamation systems,
— Mains drainage and sewage treatment systems,
— Canals and rivers,
— Canals and rivers,
— Chemical process plant,
— Mineral handling systems,
— Housing (domestic),
— Public buildings (hospitals, schools, churches etc.),
— Manufacturing units,
— Commercial / retail premises,
— Ground collapses,
— MinewaterMine water Treatment Schemes,
— Tip Monitoring & Inspection.
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Non intrusive surveys of shallow mining features.
Assessment and proposals for prevention / treatment of ground water contamination.
Assessment of probability and quantity of water inflow into mine workings.
Assessment and evaluation of mine water discharges and study of possibility of hydraulic connections between closed or abandoned mines.
Preparation of computer-generated flow models.
— monitoring of mine water,
— abstraction of mine water,
— monitoring of mine gases,
— venting of mine gases.
Factors to be considered:
A wide search area may be applicable, e.g. 10km by 10km, so an efficient process of selecting options is required.
Underground aspects: generally to be assessed by using Coal Authority mining information (mine plans, or digitised seam data); including underground target, size, nature, and depth; strata structure, faults, and dip, likelihood of significant deviation from vertical compared with required accuracy; connectivity required; geology, especially in proximity of target; presence of aquifer strata, and old workings necessitating additional sets of grouted casings.
Surface aspects: generally to be assessed during a site visit; avoidance of topographic depressions, or other marshy ground, which may result in flooding of new borehole, ease of access, proximity to properties, services (overhead or buried); security issues; environmental risk factors, e.g. nearby watercourses, ecology, possibility of contaminated soils etc.
Liaise with County Archaeology Officers, English Heritage Inspectors and the planning authorities.
Provide Environmental Statements, Heritage Management Plans, Conservation Plans and Scoping Studies.
General supervision and management of the tenants and all properties.
Assessment of the environmental impact of any proposed works at any site with the ownership or remit of the Authority.
Ability to perform Environmental audits on a variety of sites (including mine related) and environmental reporting.
Provide advice on environmental systems and implementation, environmental legislation and best practice.
Environmental auditing of the Authority’s contractors and consultants.
Preparation of planning scoping/feasibility studies for potential future development schemes;
Negotiation with Local Planning Authorities regarding Permitted Development Rights;
Community consultation events on development schemes.
Preparation and submission of Planning Applications including those requiring Environment Statements;
Preparation of the necessary written evidence and statements together with attendance at Planning Appeals;
Preparation and submission of Development Plan representations on behalf of The Coal Authority as a consultee.
Advice on installation and maintenance of buildings mechanical and electrical systems.
Shall be competent to provide the necessary mechanical and electrical engineering services associated with the mining industry, in particular knowledge of operation and maintenance of pumping stations and systems.
As the authority operates mine fan gas stations mine environment expertise, incorporating mine gas control and ventilation expertise.
Operation and maintenance of the Authority’s Pumping Stations and historic liablility sites, landscaping and aaftercare works for minewater treatment schemes, scientific services (water quality testing), drilling grouting contractors, fencing and remediation.
Minewater remediation schemes design guidance.
Inspection, assessment of condition, design / supervision of remedial works to pumping stations, including calculation of commuted sums where applicable.
Assessment, design and implementation of construction works for rivers and canals, irrigation and sewage schemes including storm water attenuation.
Inspection, assessment of condition, and maintenance of sedimentation ponds, flow balancing ponds and wetland schemes, and design / supervision of new facilities, where applicable.
A practitioner’s knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental Legislation, the ability to act as CDM Co-ordinator in accordance with the CDM Regulations 2007 and provide specialist advice on safety, health and environmental matters.
Conduct site inspections three times a year aligned to monitoring surveys.
Process monitoring readings and report three times a year to The Coal Authority on results of monitoring and inspections. This includes data from remote monitoring which needs to be transferred from the remote monitoring machine and re-plotted. Copy the report to Forestry Commission, RCTCBC, National Assembly for Wales and the MP.
Conduct hazard inspections and report twice a year (May and November) to The Coal Authority using standard reporting tools. Liaise with The Coal Authority’s project management consultants as required.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: Detailed within the Expression of Interest and Tender documentation.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://coal.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
(b) the presentation of 3 years accounts, where publication of the accounts is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) a statement undertaking’s overall turnover and where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading. See relevant pre-qualification questionnaire available from Http://www.coal.bravosolution.com.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the Expression of Interest documentation.
Information and formalities necessary required on the technical and professional ability for evaluation for the delivery of the services covering skills; efficiency, experience and reliability. See the relevant questionnaire available from http://www.coal.bravosolution.com.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Expression of Interest documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Organisations expressing an interest in the contract will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire and will be evaluated on the information requested which is in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, SI 2006 No. 5 and the Public Contracts (Ammendment) Regulations 2009 (SI 2009/292). The information requested will be assessed in line with the services required which are detailed in the Expression of Interes documentation.
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 145-242498 of 31.7.2012
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2017.
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise. Participants must express interest and submit a completed Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) using the Coal AuthorityeSourcing portal that can be accessed at http://www.coal.bravosolution.com. Instructions to Express Interest:
1. Log onto the the Coal Authority eSourcing Portal: http://coal.bravosolution.com.
2. Click the Click here to register link.
3. Accept the terms and conditions and click continue.
4. Enter your correct business and user details.
5. Note the username you chose and click Confirm when complete.
6. You will receive an email with your unique password.
7. Login to the portal with the username/password.
8. Click the Open Access PQQs link.
9. Click on the name of the PQQ to display information about this opportunity.
10. Click on the Express Interest button (NOTE: This will move the PQQ from the open area into your My PQQs section.
11. Click the name of the PQQ to display information about this opportunity.
12. You can now access any attachments by clicking the Attachments button.
13. You can now choose to Reply or Reject.
14. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ.
If you require further assistance, please contact our Helpdesk operated by BravoSolution. Help desk is available on: email: email@example.com Freephone +44 8000112470
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.8.2012