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Fire Alarm Upgrade at the High Commission of Canada to Australia, in Canberra

Solicitation number 23-230160

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/01/23 13:00 EST

Last amendment date


    His Majesty the King in right of Canada, represented by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFATD), is initiating a process to prequalify Bidders for General Contractor Services for the planned Fire Alarm Upgrade at the High Commission of Canada to Australia, in Canberra.

    Interested Suppliers are required to respond to this Request for Qualifications. Only those Suppliers considered by DFATD to meet the prequalification requirements as defined in this document will be invited to submit competitive Bids for this work during the Request for Proposal phase of the solicitation. Please note that all qualified Suppliers will be required to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement in order to receive the Stage 2 RFP.

    The project includes the construction of a complete addressable, electrically supervised, fire detection and alarm system at the High Commission of Canada in Canberra, Australia. The scope will include but is not limited to the following: 

    1. Dismantling of existing conventional system;
    2. Installation of new control panel, signal initiating devices, audible/visual notification appliances, wiring and all accessories required to provide a complete and operating system; and
    3. The fire alarm system shall be installed in accordance with the designed, current codes and standards.

    This work will be delivered in the Bid - Build methodology. The pre-qualified Supplier(‘s) will follow the drawings and scope of work that will be outlined in the Request for Proposals (RFP) - Stage 2 (henceforth referenced as RFP Stage 2) to qualified firms.

    Suppliers must be capable of providing the full range of services required in English or French, and have the ability to travel to, and perform commissioning guidance in Canberra, Australia.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Contracting authority
    Hygaard, Brent
    125 Sussex DriveOttawa ONK1A 0G2CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Invitation to Qualify
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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