Tender for Engineering Feasibility Studies

Tender for Engineering Feasibility Studies

Radioactive Waste Management is responsible for delivery of a geological disposal facility and providing waste management solutions for higher activity waste.

United Kingdom-Didcot: Consultative engineering and construction services

2020/S 185-447994

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Radioactive Waste Management
National registration number: 8920190
Postal address: Building 329, Thomson Avenue
Town: Didcot
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: OX11 0GD
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Hodsdon
E-mail: Karen.hodsdon@nda.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1925802823
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12972&B=SELLAFIELD
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=12972&B=SELLAFIELD
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Nuclear decommissioning

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Engineering Feasibility Studies

 

Reference number: RWM357 RWM358

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Radioactive Waste Management (RWM) is responsible for delivery of a geological disposal facility (GDF) and providing waste management solutions for higher activity waste (HAW). RWM is planning to undertake multi-disciplinary engineering feasibility studies. This invitation to tender is for the delivery of two engineering feasibility studies, relating to the aspects of the GDF.

The accessways that would be used to access the underground environment at the GDF, transfer waste packages underground. High heat generating waste (HHGW) disposal concept; the systems required for the handling, emplacement and backfill of HHGW, including engineered barriers, disposal vaults/tunnels, handling and emplacement systems and deployment of buffer and backfill (HHGW is used to describe all materials for which heat needs to be considered in the design of the disposal facilities, e.g. High level waste (HLW), spent fuel.).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Engineering Feasibility Study — Accessways

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71310000 Consultative engineering and construction services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Didcot.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Engineering feasibility studies.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 02/11/2020
End: 23/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

 

RWM has recently developed a preliminary disposal system development (DSD) process, which is based on a systems engineering approach with a repeatable set of steps at each stage of design development. The scope of work will be to follow the preliminary DSD process to develop a conceptual-stage design development.

The scope is to be divided as follows:

• Phase 1: Planning and stakeholder engagement;

• Phase 2: Conceptual design development and supporting technical studies.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HHGW Concept Developement

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71311000 Civil engineering consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

RWM has recently developed a preliminary disposal system development (DSD) process, which is based on a systems engineering approach with a repeatable set of steps at each stage of design development. The scope of work will be to follow the preliminary DSD process to develop a conceptual-stage design development.

The scope is to be divided as follows:

• Phase 1: Planning and stakeholder engagement;

• Phase 2: Conceptual design development and supporting technical studies.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 16/10/2020
End: 23/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

See procurement documents.

 

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

 

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 23/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/10/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Any appeals should be promptly brought to the attention of the contact specified in section I) above and will be dealt with in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Any appeals must be brought within the timescales specified by the applicable law, including without limitation, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. In accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the contracting authority will also incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period from the date information on award of contract is communicated to tenderers.

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: Radioactive Waste Management Ltd
Town: Didcot
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/09/2020