Cold storage refit (room 17) - AAFC Harrow Research and Development Centre

Status Awarded

Contract number 3000676618

Solicitation number 01B46-18-074

Publication date

Contract award date


    This contract was awarded to:

    Vince Ferro Construction Ltd.

    Invitation to tender 01B46-18-074

    Cold storage refit (room 17) - AAFC Harrow Research and Development Centre

    Sealed tenders for the project indicated above, addressed to the attention of the Contract Officer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, will be accepted at the following address, up to the tender closing date and time indicated below:

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
    Corporate Management Branch
    Assets Management, Eastern Service Centre

    2001 Robert-Bourassa, suite 671-TEN
    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2

    Scope of Work:

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) requires the services from a contractor to perform insulation work at the Harrow Research and Development centre, Ontario. Construction services to include all labour, materials and equipment, including demolition, to fulfill the requirements as outlined in the detailed plans and specifications.

    Harrow Seed Storage Cold Room is a large temperature and humidity controlled environment area that is used by Science to store many varieties of seed for re-use by Researchers. The original room was constructed in 1969 along with the Facility; the room has experienced moisture problems due to age and insulating materials used in 1969. The refitted room will have insulated panels installed with the proper vapour barriers, new lighting and good interior humidity control.

    Site Visit:
    It is recommended that firms intending to submit a proposal for this project visit the work site. A site visit will be held on Tuesday September 18 , 2018 at 01:00 pm (local time) at the Harrow Research and Development centre located at 2585 County Road 20 Harrow, Ontario N0R 1G0. Participants to the visit will be requested to sign an attendance form. Participants shall present themselves ten minutes before the visit scheduled start time.

    Attendance to this visit is NOT MANDATORY but Firms that do not attend will not be given an alternative appointment, although they will not be precluded from submitting an offer. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation and will be posted on

    Tender Period Closing Date and Time: Wednesday, September 26, 2018, at 02:00 PM, EDT.

    Information requests and inquiries related to this tender process are to be directed, in writing, ONLY to the AAFC Contract Officer identified below. Bidders who contact anyone other than the AAFC Contract Officer to obtain such information during the solicitation period may, for that reason alone, be disqualified.

    It is MANDATORY for the Firms intending to submit tenders on this project to obtain the related specifications, plans and drawings, and all other tender documents through the BuyandSell service provider’s platform. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the BuyandSell service provider platform.

    AAFC reserves the right to accept any Proposal in whole or in part, without prior negotiation and reject any or all Proposals received.

    AAFC Contract Officer:

    Beatriz Mora

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    Assets Management, Eastern Service Centre

    2001, Robert-Bourassa Street, suite 671-TEN
    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2
    2001 Robert-Bourassa Street, Montréal (Qc), H3A 3N2


    Business address
    3244 walker road
    Windsor, ON, N8W 3R8
    Procurement method
    Competitive - Limited Tendering

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Commodity - GSIN

    • 5112B - Demolition Work
    • 5165A - Insulation Work
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    Contracting authority
    Mora, Beatriz
    2001 Robert-Bourassa
    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2

    Buying organization(s)

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
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