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Industry Day Information Session, Main Construction Manager, Giant Mine, Yellowknife NT

Solicitation number EW702-141166/C

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/02/25 16:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes
    Nature of Requirements: 
    The Giant Mine Remediation Project Team will be posting a Main Construction Manager (MCM) tender on Buy & Sell this spring/summer.  Industry Day is being held Thursday, February 25, 2016 in Yellowknife to outline the MCM approach, discuss details of the remedation, and to provide a networking forum, to result in potential bidders being better positioned to participate in the tender for the Main CM contract, or in future CM work packages that will be tendered by the MCM.
    The Project Team is hosting Industry Day on Thursday, February 25, 2016, from 9:30 A.M to 5:30 P.M. at the Explorer Hotel, in Yellowknife, in the Katimavik “A & B” meeting room. PWGSC works closely with co-proponents, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) to develop contracts for work to be carried out at the Giant Mine site, and asks that you register in advance of the event with: Katherine Bogus:, by Friday, February 19, 2016. 
    Individuals and contractors unable to attend this session are encouraged to submit company profiles (see below) to be shared with the Giant Mine Remediation Project Team-- PWGSC, INAC, and, GNWT. 
    This year’s Industry Day will provide participants with: 
    1.  An overview of the Main Construction Management (MCM) approach; 
    2. Updates on the Project and upcoming site activities; 
    3. An overview of GNWT programs andservices aimed at NWT businesses; 
    4. Information about doing business with the Government of Canada; 
    5. A forum for networking with local contractors and Aboriginal and northern businesses; and, 
    6. An opportunity to ask questions, and share ideas about the Project and the MCM contract, and other details such as the Basis of Pricing and Contract clauses and conditions..  
    The agenda is as follows: 
    9:30 A.M. - Arrive, sign-in, network at Explorer Hotel 
    10:00 A.M. - Welcoming remarks 
    10:10 A.M. - Giant Mine Remediation Project overview -- INAC 
    11:00 A.M. - Construction Management approach - PWGSC 
    Noon - Lunch (Not Provided) 
    1:00 P.M. - Giant Mine Remediation Project description (technical details) - PWGSC 
    2:00 P.M. - How to Do Business with the Government of Canada - PWGSC 
    2:30 P.M. - Health Break, networking 
    2:45 P.M. - GNWT Industry, Tourism and Investment -- GNWT 
    3:15P.M. - Open forum, Questions/Answers
    4:30 P.M. - Closing Remarks, networking
    As mentioned above, please register in advance, by Friday, February 19, 2016 with Please note, all costs associated with travel to Yellowknife to attend Industry Day will be the responsibility of the respective individuals or contractors.  
    Company Profiles: 
    One of the objectives of Industry Day is to provide the Giant Mine Project Team with further information about industry capacity. Please forward your company profile (or updates to what may already be on file from previous Industry sessions) to: Katherine Bogus, Giant Mine Remediation Project Team, c/o Public Works and Government Services Canada, 10025 Jasper Avenue, Floor 5, Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6. Or, via e-mail to:  Company profiles are requested by mid-March 2016.
    The Team is interested in learning about your capacity to participate in the remediation project including: local and regional Aboriginal human resources; heavy construction and specialized equipment; unique skills andsupport services; materiel and products; equipment rentals; rental accommodations; and training programs. Information you may wish to summarize in a few pages, might include: 
    • corporate organization and ownership 
    • company representative and contact information 
    • management availability with experience in Construction Management 
    • experience in project delivery in the North, specifically in mine site remediation 
    • project history in partnering with or subcontracting to Aboriginal businesses and hiring Aboriginal workers 
    • heavy and/or specialized equipment fleet 
    • available human resources, skilled or unskilled, on-the-job training programs 
    • financial capacity/capabilities 
    • specific interests related to this Project. 
    The Giant Mine located in Yellowknife, had been in operation under several owners for approximately 56 years, starting in 1948. In 1999, the owner, Royal Oak Mines, went into receivership. The Government of Canada has taken on the responsibilityof the existing environmental liabilities on the property, including approximately 237,000 tonnes of arsenic trioxide, stored in underground chambers. The Giant site is currently under Care and Maintenance while the Project enters its Design phase before full remediation begins. The implementation phase of the remediation plan will have a number of individual components including, the freeze program, tailings cover, Baker Creek alignment, surface water management, building demolition, surface openings and pit closures, hazardous materials disposal and contaminated soils. Long term contracting opportunities for post-remediation activities will be required for the construction and operation of a new water treatment plant, maintenance of the freeze system, site security and monitoring. Post-remediation activities are expected for 100 years with 20 year review periods.
    The Government of Canada is committed to a fair, open, transparent and competitive procurement process. 
    Further information: 
    GiantMine Remediation project: 
    Government of Canada procurement:
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Bogus, Katherine
    (587) 920-3075 ( )
    (780) 497-3510
    Suite 1650
    635 - 8th Ave. S.W.
    Bureau 1650
    635 - 8e avenue, SO
    Calgary, Alberta, T2P 3M3

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Northwest Territories
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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