Interim Underground Stabilization Activities, Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NT (EW702-131876/D)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
7 years 11 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/02/11 14:00 Central Standard Time (CST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Northwest Territories
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Okemaysim, Tammy
Contact phone
(306) 975-6583 ( )
Contact fax
(306) 975-5397
Contact address
Suite 1650
635 - 8th Ave. S.W.
Bureau 1650
635 - 8e avenue, SO
T2P 3M3

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: 
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 
Interim Underground Stabilization Activities - Giant Mine,
Yellowknife, NT

Okemaysim, Tammy
Telephone No. - (306) 975-6583 (    )
Fax No. - (306) 975-5397

This Notice EW702-131876/D replaces the original Notice,
EW702-131876/B, which has expired. 
The Interim Underground Stabilization optional pre-tender site
visit occurred on October 9th and 10th, 2013. At this time,
several potential bidders requested advance notice to industry
of the anticipated team composition. Below is a draft of the
anticipated team requirements to be evaluated per the upcoming
RFP.  While no significant adjustments to these evaluation
criteria are anticipated, only the evaluation criteria that are
included in the RFP will apply for this procurement.
A. Project Manager (and backup)  
Experience coordinating and managing multi-discipline teams on a
complex project in a Northern climate at a mine site

B. Mining or Geotechnical Engineer (and backup)
Experience with mine site and cold regions geotechnical
engineering, interpretation and understanding of 3D underground
mine models (slope stability, underground stability, etc.)

C. Tailings Paste Specialist (and backup)
Experience with developing tailings paste designs and QA/QC
programs to ensure specified in-place strength requirements are
met.  Demonstrated experience working with tailings with
variable grain size distribution, moisture content and other
properties will be given more points in the evaluation. 
Experience with variable paste mixes will receive additional

D. Project/Site Superintendent (and cross-shift) 
Experience with on-site coordination and management of multiple
sub-contractors and suppliers, control of work area(s) and
quality control on complex projects.  Experience on mine
backfill operations will receive additional points.

E. Underground Works Supervisor (and cross-shift)
Experience supervising Underground work crews including
assessing safe access and working conditions, completing
underground construction activities

F. Paste Production and Placement Supervisor (and cross-shift)
Experience supervising work crews involved in excavation,
handling and blending of tailings, as well as the production and
placement of paste

G. Health and Safety Coordinator (and cross-shift)
Experience with developing project specific health & safety
plans and  managing worker Health and Safety at both surface and
underground mine sites


The award date of the contract is estimated to be late May 2014
based on the following milestones. 

Solicitation Date, GETS Posting 		early February 2014
Mandatory Site Visit 				late February 2014
Optional Site Visit 				mid March 2014
Bid Closing Date: 				late March 2014

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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