System Integration Tender

System Integration Tender

DCC has a requirement to develop a Framework for the delivery of System Integration activities within the Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (“SCADA”) / Programmable Logic Controller (“PLC”) / Control Room sphere.

United Kingdom-Treharris: Software integration consultancy services

2013/S 165-287797

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC) trading as Dwr Cymru
Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Contact point(s): Dwr Cymru Cyfyngedig (DCC)
For the attention of: Christopher Miles
CF46 6LY Treharris
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1443452784
E-mail: systemintegration.supply@dwrcymru.com
Fax: +44 1443452515

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.dwrcymru.com

Electronic access to information: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk

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

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Provision of System Integration.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Multiple, whole of DCWW Estate.
NUTS code
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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 6
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 15 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP

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

DCC has a requirement to develop a Framework for the delivery of System Integration activities within the Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (“SCADA”) / Programmable Logic Controller (“PLC”) / Control Room sphere. The current systems provide data for visualisation, management and control for all dosing, measuring and analytical activities within the treatment process (both Clean and Waste). It is anticipated the successful Framework Contractors will cover the following four main sub-work packages in support of the overall system:
– Software Writing, HMI and PLC Coding;
– SCADA Configuration;
– Cabling and LV Installation;
– Panel Modifications – ICA / Control Panels;
– Related Site and Remote Support/Service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72227000, 51612000, 45314320, 48000000, 44316400, 42961200, 48921000

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:
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

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

To be defined in 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:

To be defined in Invitation to Tender.
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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met to be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities (if applicable) necessary for evaluating if requirements are met to be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities (if applicable) necessary for evaluating if requirements are met to be defined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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: yes

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

DCWW/253/2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 20.9.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.10.2013
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 of tenders

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:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1. Register your company on the DCC eSourcing
portal (this is only required once). Browse to the DCC eSourcing Portal: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.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 then 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 toTender open to any registered supplier).
Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
Click the Express Interest button at the top of thepage.
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 Bravo eSourcing help desk Details are provided on the DCC eSourcing Portal. If none of the above resolve the issue, please contact the dedicated DCC System Integration Mailbox – systemintegration.supply@dwrcymru.com

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Any appeals with regards this process should be addressed to the contact in l.1

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Tenderers have the right to challenge provided for within regulation 47 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended). Any such
proceedings must be brought in the High Court of England and Wales.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:23.8.2013