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Mechanical Services

Solicitation number 01B46-14-0108

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/12/23 14:00 EST

    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 University Street, suite 671-TEN
    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2
    Scope of Work:
    Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Research Branch operates The Greenhouse and Processing Crops Research Centre (GPCRC) an agricultural research laboratory with attached greenhouses, central heating plant and outbuildings at Harrow, Ontario.  The main laboratory complex and heating plant were built in 1969, after near 45 years of service, many  mechanical components in the laboratory building and heating plant require overhaul, replacement and maintenance to ensure reliable efficient operation.  The extent of the work required to test, maintain and replace existing systems and system components requires various licenced skilled trades personnel to meet current acts, codes and regulations.
    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 December 2, 2014 at 10:00, at 2585 County Road 20, Harrow, Ontario. Participants to the visit will be requested to sign an attendance form. Participants shall present themselves at the reception desk of the Research Centre, 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 sollicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid sollicitation and will be posted on
    Tender Period Closing Date and Time: December 23, 2014 at 02:00 pm (Eastern Standard Time).
    AAFC will not necessarily accept the lowest or any tender.
    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. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the BuyandSell service provider. 
    AAFC Contract Officer:
    Jean-François Lemay
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
    Corporate Management Branch
    Assets Management, Eastern Service Centre
    2001, University Street, suite 671-TEN
    Montreal, QC, H3A 3N2
    Email: jean-franç

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    Contracting authority
    Lemay, Jean-Francois
    514 283-3143
    2001 University Street, Floor 6, Room 671-TEN
    Montréal, QC, H3A 3N2

    Buying organization(s)

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

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