Liquid argon & tank/rental (01396-200790/A)

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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)




Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/11/06 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Region of delivery
  • Quebec
End user entity
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Reference number
Solicitation number


Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 


Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Québec Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. 

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This request does not contain a security requirement.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Quebec Research and Development Centre (QRDC) requires a storage tank for liquid argon, including a leased telemetry system and liquid argon to supply its scientific equipment.

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadien Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

The tank shall be delivered and installed within thirty (30) calendar days of the awarding of the contract.

The Contractor shall have one (1) calendar day to install the tank and the associated equipment for it to be fully operational.

The Contractor shall ensure that there is no interruption in the supply of liquid argon to the QRDC by making regular visits to the site and/or using a telemetry system.

Lowest/Lower Bid

All inquiries and other communications concerning this Request for proposal must be sent in writing only to the contracting authority named in the Request for proposal.

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

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Bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within 15 working days from receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Contact information

Contact name
Deslauriers, Annie
Contact email
Contact phone
(418) 571-5295 ( )
Contact fax
(418) 648-2209
Contact address
601-1550, Avenue d'Estimauville
G1J 0C7


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Solicitation documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique download event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B035.E18010.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-10-15
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B035.F18010.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-10-15
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B035.E18010.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-11-04
ABES.PROD.PW_QCN.B035.F18010.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-11-04

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