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GWM4540 Supply of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations.

Contract notice - utilities

Supplies

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

ESB
27 Lower Fitzwilliam Street
Contact point(s): ESB Generation and Wholesale Markets
For the attention of: Greg Dooley
2 Dublin
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 876731421
E-mail:
Fax: +353 16384603

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.esb.ie

Further information 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
Electricity
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:
GWM4540 Supply of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations.
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: Ireland.

NUTS code IE012

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 a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The contract is for the supply and delivery of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

14211000

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 contract is for the supply and delivery of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations in Ireland. The quantity required is approximately 75 tonnes per site per week.
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: 36 (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:
Will be specified within the enquiry documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Will be specified within the enquiry documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
If the Tender is submitted by a group of suppliers, then those suppliers, if awarded the contract, shall assume such legal form by corporation, partnership or otherwise as will enable them to contract as a single entity, and assume joint and several responsibility for the contract. The requirements in Section III.2.1) must be met in full by each group of bidders.
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: Set out in Pre-Qualification Questionnaire or stated here.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Set out in Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Set out in 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: 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: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
GWM4540 The supply and delivery of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 8.6.2016 - 18:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.6.2016 - 18:00
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 of 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:

ESB is inviting interested parties to request a pre-qualification questionnaire from Greg Dooley, (e-mail: , telephone +353 876731421)

All such requests for participation and queries should be submitted 7 days before the closing date to enable responses to be issued to all interested candidates prior to the deadline date for the receipt of applications. Only those parties who have completed the short-listing/ pre-qualification process will be eligible for inclusion in this procurement process.
Please include GWM4540. The supply and delivery of High Silica sand to West Offaly Power and Lough Ree Power Generating Stations within the title line of all of your email correspondence related to this procurement competition.

Please note shortlisted suppliers will be requested to participate in tender process through Government eTenders site: www.etenders.gov.ie

Responses to the questionnaire are required on or before close of business (18:00 GMT) on 8.6.2016 to

Further information is set out in pre-qualification questionnaire and below:
a) It is ESB's intention to short-list suitable candidates.
ESB will not be responsible for costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates, whether or not a final contract is awarded.
b) This notice is to serve as the sole Call for Competition for this contract.
c) In connection with the award of the contract, the Tenderer shall be required to identify the entity that would be responsible for the receipt and processing of orders and the resolution of any and all problems relating to this contract.
d) In responding to this notice, companies must indicate if they propose to submit a group bid and, if so, must provide full details of the participating companies. (See section III.1.3))
e) The negotiated procedure will be used, however, the contracting entity retains the option to accept initial bids without further negotiations.
f) Suppliers attention is directed to Article 58.2 of Directive 2004/17/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
g) Award to Runner Up - If for any reason it is not possible to conclude the contract with the designated successful tenderer emerging from this competitive process, ESB reserves the right to award the contract to the next highest scoring tenderer on the basis of the terms advertised. This shall be without prejudice to the right of ESB to cancel this competitive process and/or initiate a new contract award procedure at its sole discretion.
h) ESB reserves the right to seek additional contractual and commercial safeguards in the event that the financial position of the proposed vendor deteriorates. ESB also reserves the right not to award the contract to the proposed vendor in such circumstances.
i) The contracting entity reserves the right to conclude this contract, or withdraw from the process, at its sole discretion.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court (after consultation with the ESB)
Chief Registrar, Four Courts, Inns Quay
7 Dublin
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 18886000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: A person seeking a review of a contract falling within the scope of Council Directive 90/531/EEC (now 2004/17/EC) shall first notify the contracting entity of the alleged infringement and of their intention to seek a review under these Regulations.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16.5.2016