Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO) Clearance

Solicitation number EN438-201001/A

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Closing date and time 2020/06/02 14:00 EDT

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    Description
    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    Solicitation Number: EN438-201001/A
    Title: Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO) Clearance
    
    The Department of National Defence requires up to two (2) Task Authorization Contracts (TACs) to conduct Unexploded Explosive Ordnance (UXO) risk management, risk mitigation and site characterization activities at legacy sites and other property owned by the Department of National Defence located throughout Canada, excluding locations within Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, and Labrador that are subject to Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements (CLCAs).  Any requirement for deliveries within CLCAs areas within Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, or Labrador will be solicited under a separate procurement, outside the resulting contract(s).
    
    The term of each contract will be from date of contract award until 31 March 2023, with the irrevocable option to extend the contract by two (2) additional one-year periods to 31 March 2025.
    
    Activities conducted under this TAC may include (but are not limited to) UXO avoidance, signage installation, UXO investigation activities including wide area assessments and hard prove outs, geophysical surveys, communication and institutional control, surface and subsurface clearance, subcontracted consultant support to UXO services, and all associated project management and reporting activities.
    
    The Contractor will be responsible for ensuring all personnel, equipment, and technical expertise required to carry out work describes in this TAC and subsequent Task Authorizations (TAs) are available and meet all regulations and standards applicable to the work.Specific details of the Work will be communicated in subsequent TAs.  Activities will be conducted on an "as and when requested" basis, as determined by the DND Project Manager (DND PM).
    
    There are no security requirements associated with this requirement.
    
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
    
    This procurement is subject to the Controlled Goods Program. The Defence Production Act defines Canadian Controlled Goods as certain goods listed in Canada’s Export Control List, a regulation made pursuant to the Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA).
    
    The Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment equity applies to this procurement; refer to Part 5 - Certifications and Additional Information, Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses and the    annex titled Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity - Certification.
    
    This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.
    
    Bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within 15 working days from receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
    
    The Contractor must obtain from its employee(s) or subcontractor(s) the completed and signed Non-Disclosure Agreement attached at Annex E and provide it to the DND Project Administrative Authority before they are given access to information by or on behalf of Canada in connection with the Work.
    
    The Phased Bid Compliance Process applies to this requirement.
    
    Please direct any enquiries to:
    
    Andrew Denbeigh
    Telephone No.: 613-484-1586
    E-mail address: andrew.denbeigh@pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    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.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama 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)
    • 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

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Denbeigh, Andrew
    Phone
    (613) 484-1586 ( )
    Email
    andrew.denbeigh@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
    Fax
    (613) 545-8067
    Address
    Kingston Procurement
    Des Acquisitions Kingston
    86 Clarence Street, 2nd floor
    Kingston, Ontario, K7L 1X3

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Bidding details

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    Tender documents
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    003
    French
    3
    003
    English
    25
    002
    French
    3
    002
    English
    17
    001
    French
    3
    001
    English
    29
    000
    French
    23
    000
    English
    99

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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
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    British Columbia
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    Manitoba
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    New Brunswick
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    Newfoundland and Labrador
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    Nova Scotia
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    Northwest Territories
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    Nunavut Territory
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    Ontario (except NCR)
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    Prince Edward Island
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    Quebec (except NCR)
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    Saskatchewan
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    Yukon
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    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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