Supply of Biomass Pellets

Supply of Biomass Pellets

A number of biomass boilers have recently been installed in various Aberdeenshire Council properties as listed within the ITT document and a contract is required for the provision of, delivery and off loading of biomass pellets, removal and disposal of ash and the annual removal of pellets and dust from hoppers.

UK-Aberdeen: environmental services

2012/S 156-260541

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
For the attention of: Director of Corporate Services
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00232

Further information can be obtained from: Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
For the attention of: Director of Corporate Services
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
For the attention of: Director of Corporate Services
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
For the attention of: Director of Corporate Services
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224665650
Fax: +44 1224665656
Internet address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.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:

Supply of Biomass Pellets.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aberdeenshire.
NUTS code UKM50

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)

A number of biomass boilers have recently been installed in various Aberdeenshire Council properties as listed within the ITT document and a contract is required for the provision of, delivery and off loading of biomass pellets, removal and disposal of ash and the annual removal of pellets and dust from hoppers.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=236131.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

90700000, 65400000, 03413000, 09111400

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
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:

As per ITT documentation.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
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: 48 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As per ITT documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and serverally liable.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per ITT documentation.
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: As per ITT Documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
As per ITT Documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per ITT Documentation.
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

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:

684/AST/501
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.9.2012 – 10:30
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 26.9.2012 – 14:00
Place:

Woodhill House, Aberdeen.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(SC Ref:236131).
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: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/88) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:10.8.2012