Interim Underground Stabilization Activities - Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NT (EW702-131876/E)
- Publishing status
- Days to closing
- 4 years 2 weeks ago
- Publication date
- Amendment date
- Date closing
- 2014/03/05 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
- Competitive procurement strategy
- N/A - P&A/LOI Only
- Procurement entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- End user entity
- Public Works and Government Services Canada
- 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 Calgary Calgary Alberta 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: Yes Nature of Requirements: Interim Underground Stabilization Activities - Giant Mine, Yellowknife, NT EW702-131876/E Okemaysim, Tammy Telephone No. - (306) 975-6583 ( ) Fax No. - (306) 975-5397 MANDATORY SITE VISIT AND BIDDERS CONFERENCE 6) Due to limited space, each company attending will be limited to one (1) representative for the Mandatory Site Visit and two (2) representatives for the Bidders Conference. *********************************************** This Notice EW702-131876/E replaces the original Notice, EW702-131876/D, which has expired. ADVANCE NOTICE TO INDUSTRY MANDATORY SITE VISIT AND BIDDERS CONFERENCE Public Works & Government Services Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) is preparing bid documents and Terms of Reference for the re-tender of the Interim Underground Stabilization requirement at Giant Mine, located on the Ingraham Trail just outside of Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (refer to cancelled Solicitation No. EW702-121237/A). Prior to posting the Request for Proposal (RFP), PWGSC is providing advance notice of the mandatory site visit and bidders conference for potential bidders who are interested in submitting a proposal for the Interim Underground Stabilization contract at the Giant Mine Site. 1) Site visits will tentatively be held on March 11th and 12th, 2014. Registered attendees are to meet at the C-Dry Boardroom Giant Mine Site, Yellowknife, NT at their scheduled site visit time. A bidders conference will tentatively be held the morning of March 13, 2014 at 9:00 am at TBD. The site visit for this project is MANDATORY. The representative of the company will be required to sign the Site Visit Attendance Sheet at the site visit. Bids submitted by companies who have not signed the attendance sheet will not be accepted. In the case of a joint venture bidder, record of attendance at the mandatory site visit by at least one of the JV companies will be required for bid acceptance. 2) There will be an additional OPTIONAL site visit occurring at the beginning of April, 2014, for further touring of the underground at a date TBD. 3) Attire - It is mandatory that all persons attending the site visit have the proper safety footwear (CSA approved green patch) . Hard hats, high visibility vest and safety glasses are also required. Bidder personnel/individuals who do not have the proper safety attire will be denied access to the site. 4) Interested bidders are to register and confirm their attendance with the Contracting Authority no later than 2:00 P.M. C.S.T., March 5, 2014. The Contracting Authority will communicate to the bidder their scheduled site visit time by 2:00 P.M. C.S.T., March 7, 2014. E-mail: Tammy.Okemaysim@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca or via telephone at 1-306-975-6583 5) Non-registered bidders will not be taken to or be allowed on the site. 6) Due to limited space, each company attending will be limited to one (1) representative. 7) All travel and living costs associated with travel to Yellowknife for the purpose of attending the Mandatory or Optional Site Visit and Bidders Conference will be borne by the bidder or its representative. ********************************************************** 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 points. 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 PROCUREMENT SCHEDULE: The award date of the contract is estimated to be mid June 2014 based on the following milestones. Solicitation Date, GETS Posting early March 2014 Mandatory Site Visit mid March 2014 Optional Site Visit early April 2014 Bid Closing Date: late April 2014 Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
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