Pipes and Fittings Severn Trent Water

Pipes and Fittings Severn Trent Water

Network assets (valves, pipes, fittings, hydrants and covers and frames.

UK-Coventry: pipes and fittings

2012/S 24-039466

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Severn Trent Water Limited
Severn Trent Centre PO Box 5309
For the attention of: Lee Wilson
CV3 9FH Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7789631645
E-mail: Lee-M.wilson@severntrent.co.uk
Fax: +44 7789631645

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity

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

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Network assets (valves, pipes, fittings, hydrants and covers and frames.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UK

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
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 8

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

Supply of network assets, including (but not necessarily limited to) valves, ductile iron & polyethylene pipes and fittings, hydrants, ductile iron covers & frames, plus various fittings and repair clamps for use in network maintenance activities. The purchase of these materials may be made by Severn Trent Water, a distributor appointed by STW or by a contractor appointed by Severn Trent Water to undertake work on its behalf.
The products in the tender are to support the maintenance of STWs infrastructure and non-infrastructure asset base. The frameworks may also be used by STWs appointed contractors for the delivery of capital projects.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44163000, 44423740, 42131200, 42131160, 44423730, 44523300, 44167100, 44167200, 44167110, 44167111, 35341100, 44167000, 44163000, 44163100

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 96 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Ductile iron covers & frames & surface boxes

1)Short description:

The supply of ductile iron covers & frames & surface boxes for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or Fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44423740, 44423730

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Polyethylene pipe & fittings

1)Short description:

The supply of polyethylene pipe & fittings for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or Fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44163000, 44523300, 44163100

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Ductile iron pipe & fittings

1)Short description:

The supply of ductile iron pipe & fittings for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or Fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44163000, 44523300, 44163100

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Hydrants

1)Short description:

The supply of fixed jumper, loose stopper, full bore hydrants & hydrant spares for use on clean water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42131160

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Valves

1)Short description:

The supply of valves to include but not necessarily limited to ball valves, non return valves, sluice valves, knife valves, gate valves, butterfly valves, control valves and valve parts. Pressure relief valves are not included in scope for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each Lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

42131200

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Underground fittings

1)Short description:

The supply of various fittings to include gun metal fittings, repair clamps, flange adaptors & converters, ferrules & straps, compression fittings for polyethylene service pipe, manifolds, bolt sets, barrier fittings, underground pressure tees, stop & bib taps (including headworks), couplings, compression or screw fittings for jointing used on copper pipe, mechanical temporary use fittings, under pressure drilling saddles with isolating valve, innovative fittings for mains and service pipe for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 6 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44523300, 44167200, 44167110, 44167111, 35341100, 44167000, 44163100, 44163000

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Distribution Solution

1)Short description:

Proposals are invited from bidders for distribution or a managed solution. This may either be a total managed solution providing all goods in lots 1-6 directly, or a supplier managing the distribution on behalf of STW. It is anticipated that bidders for this lot would be able to provide all goods and products from lots 1-6 for use on clean and waste water applications.
It is envisaged that frameworks will be awarded to between one and three suppliers for each lot.
Short listing will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage. Pass or fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
It is envisaged that the RFP will be issued to no more than 3 suppliers for each lot.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or make a partial award against this notice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

44163000, 44423730, 44163100, 44163000, 44523300, 42131160, 42131200, 44167100, 44167200, 44167110, 44167111, 35341100, 44167000, 44423740

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:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) document available from Lee Wilson. The contracting authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ document including the eligibility of applicants in line with Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. In response to this advert please e-mail lee-m.wilson@severntrent.co.uk where you will be provided with Ariba log on details. Please ensure the following details are provided within your e-mail.

Company name, address telephone and fax numbers.
Company e-mail address.
Name and e-mail address of the contact to be set up within Ariba (where all correspondence will be sent).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) document available from Lee Wilson. The contracting authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ document including the eligibility of applicants in line with Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. In response to this advert please e-mail lee-m.wilson@severntrent.co.uk where you will be provided with Ariba log on details. Please ensure the following details are provided within your e-mail.

Company name, address telephone and fax numbers.
Company e-mail address.
Name and e-mail address of the contact to be set up within Ariba (where all correspondence will be sent).

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants are required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ) document available from Lee Wilson. The contracting authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ document including the eligibility of applicants in line with Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. In response to this advert please e-mail lee-m.wilson@severntrent.co.uk where you will be provided with Ariba log on details. Please ensure the following details are provided within your e-mail.

Company name, address telephone and fax numbers.
Company e-mail address.
Name and e-mail address of the contact to be set up within Ariba (where all correspondence will be sent).

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
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

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: An ERFQ/E auction may or may not be used. You will be informed.
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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

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

24.2.2012 – 00:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
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:

Shortlisting will take place at PQQ stage and again at RFP stage.
Pass or fail criteria will be used to short list and will be published with the PQQ and RFP documents.
At RFP stage initial short listing will be based on assessment of non-price elements of bidders responses.
Duration – initial award 3 years with options up to 5 additional years (8 years total). Duration of extensions will be subject to agreement.
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to bundle and combine lots or to make a partial award against this Notice.
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:2.2.2012