Heavy Equipment Services

Solicitation number 21207-24-4302450/B

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Closing date and time 2023/04/12 13:00 EDT

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    This requirement is for: Several institutions of the Correctional Service of Canada in Atlantic Region.

    Trade agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), World Trade Organisation-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), Canada Ukraine Free-Trade Agreement (CUFTA), Canada Korea Trade Agreement (CKTA), Canada free trade agreements with Chile/Colombia/Honduras/Panama, Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement, Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA), Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

    Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

    Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.

    Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business:
    This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Indigenous Suppliers.

    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement:
    This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.

    Security Requirements: This standing offer does not include security requirements.

    Nature of Requirements:

    The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.

    The Correctional Service Canada has a requirement for excavation services, snow removal and clearance services on an as and when required basis.

    Objectives: The Contractor must provide excavation services, snow removal and clearance services on an as and when required basis for one or more of the following CSC locations :

    Site 1 - Dorchester Penitentiary, Dorchester, NB
    Site 2 - Springhill Institution, Springhill, NS
    Site 3 - Nova Institution for Women, Truro, NS

    The tasks the Contractor must perform include, but are not limited to, hauling of snow to designated snow dumps located on the institutional reserve, pushing of snow banks and snow dumps to allow storage space for future storms. The tasks also include exposing and subsequent backfilling underground services for emergency or maintenance repairs, or both, to infrastructure as well as other grounds work.

    Deliverables: The Contractor must provide all labour, including licensed heavy equipment operators, tools, supplies and equipment, including heavy equipment, to perform the work. The heavy equipment the Contractor must provide includes, but is not limited to, an excavator, a bulldozer, a loader, a backhoe, a tandem truck, a compactor and if requested, other specialized equipment.

    The Contractor is responsible for transporting all labour, tools, supplies and equipment, including heavy equipment, to and from the work site.

    The Contractor must be located within 50km from either sites and be able to deliver services in English.

    Any conditions for participation of suppliers not specified in solicitation documentation: none.

    Estimated quantity of commodity: see solicitation document statement of work and basis of payment.

    Duration of Standing Offer and Time Frame for Delivery :

    Period of the Standing Offer: The Work is to be performed from the date of the agreement to March 31st, 2024 with the option to renew for four (4) additional one-year periods.

    File Number: 21207-24-4302450/B

    Contracting Authority: Jason St-Onge
    Telephone number: (506) 269-3765
    E-mail: jason.st-onge@csc-scc.gc.ca

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    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 11 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/04/17.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Correctional Service Canada

    1045 Main Street, 2nd Floor

    Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C1H1
    Contracting authority
    Jason St-Onge
    (506) 269-3765

    1045 Main Street, Suite 101

    Moncton, New Brunswick, E1C1H1
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Standing Offer
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    New Brunswick
    Nova Scotia
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    11 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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