Radioactive storage containers

Radioactive storage containers

Modification of 3M3 Boxes for Storage of Solid Intermediate Level Waste.

UK-West Kilbride: tanks, reservoirs, containers and pressure vessels

2012/S 119-197742

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Magnox Limited
Hunterston A Site
Contact point(s): Moira Blacker
For the attention of: Moira Blacker
KA23 9RA West Kilbride
Telephone: +44 1294824048
Fax: +44 1294824188

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity:

Address of the buyer profile: not applicable
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

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:

Modification of 3M3 Boxes for Storage of Solid Intermediate Level Waste.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code UKM33

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Modification of 3M3 Boxes for Storage of Solid Intermediate Level Waste.
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:

The Hunterston A site is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to modify approx. 370 off 3M3 boxes (St. St. 316). The scope of supply includes for the uplift of the boxes from a location in the Barnsley, UK area, production of manufacturing drawings for the modifications, tooling, jigs and fixtures, procurement of materials for the modifications, implementation of the modifications, inspection and packaging, storage and delivery to the Hunterston A site. The boxes will require various levels of modification to be carried out due to the current condition of the boxes. The period of supply is envisaged to be 18 months, starting delivery in April/May 2013.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 3 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: 1. Magnox Limited retains the option to extend this contract by an additional 2 years.
2. Should other Magnox Limited sites have requirements for similar containers which materialise within the lifetime of this contract, then these sites have the option to contract for these requirements under this contract.
3. Magnox Limited may award either 1 or 2 contracts.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

To be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

To be detailed in the Invitation to Tender.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Grouping must be a Legal Entity with Joint and Several Liability.
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: See Pre- Qualification Questionnaire which is available on request.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Potential participants must have an annual turnover of at least GBP 10 000 000. Annual Turnover can include Parent Company Annual Turnover. Further information required, see Pre-Qualification Questionnaire which is available upon request.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Potential Participants must have BS/EN/ISO90001 or equivalent certification.
2. Further information required- see Pre -Qualification Questionnaire which is available upon request.
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

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: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

HTE 51335
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.7.2012 – 11:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.8.2012 – 10:00
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 tenders

Date: 14.9.2012 – 11:00

Hunterston a site, west kilbride, ayrshire.

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:
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:20.6.2012