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Life Cycle Replacements - Secondary Transformers & Capacitors -

Solicitation number EA003-151531/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/01/22 12:30 EST

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Life Cycle Replacements - Secondary Transformers & Capacitors -
    Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre (NAFC) 
    This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes the previous bid
    solicitation number EA003-151531/A dated 27 November 2014 with a
    closing of 22 December 2014 at 2:00 p.m. NST.
    Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) has a
    requirement for Life Cycle Replacements of Secondary
    Transformers and Capacitors at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries
    Centre (NAFC) located on White Hills Road in St. John's, NL. 
    Work under this contract will consist of:  Electrical Life Cycle
    replacements of select capacitors and secondary transformers, as
    well as the replacement of select electrical feeders and
    miscellaneous distribution equipment related to the above.
    Before submitting a bid, it is recommended that bidders visit
    the site to review and verify the form, nature, and extent of
    the work, materials needed for the completion of the work, the
    means of access to the site, any accommodations that may be
    required, and in general shall obtain all necessary information
    as to risks, contingencies and other circumstances which may
    influence or affect their bid.  No allowance shall be made
    subsequently in this connection on account of error or
    negligence to properly observe and determine the conditions that
    will apply.
    Arrangements have been made for an optional site visit to be
    held at the Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Centre, White Hills
    Road, St. John's, NL on Wednesday, January 14, 2015.  All
    perspective bidders are to be at the NAFC main entrance by 10:00
    am in order to sign in and 
    register at the security desk.  A photo ID will be required for
    entry into the building.    
    Contractors, bidders, or those they invite to site are to review
    specification Section 01 35 29 - Health and Safety Requirements
    - before visiting the site.  Take all appropriate safety
    measures for any visit to site, either before or after
    acceptance of bid.  Obtain prior permission from the
    Departmental Representative before carrying out such site
    Bidders must refer to the General Instructions - Construction
    Services - Bid Security Requirements - R2710T (2014-09-25) for
    the Integrity Provisions (Code of Conduct and Certification)
    applicable to this requirement.
    The Government of Canada has moved its Government Electronic
    Tendering Service to  As a result,
    federal government tenders (tender notices and bid solicitation
    documents) will now be published free of charge on a Government
    of Canada website.  
    Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained
    from other sources do so at their own risk.  The Government
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    Bidders are responsible for obtaining copies of solicitation
    forms and special instructions which are now available directly
    from the Buy and Sell website.  Drawings and Specifications are
    available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document
    Format (PDF). Bidders should note that the Drawings and
    Specifications Package (DSP), which consists of PDF files
    organized in an industry recognized directory structure, is
    included under Attachments.   
    Standard terms and conditions for this procurement are
    incorporated by reference into, and form part of, the bid and
    contract documents. The standard Public Works and Government
    Services Canada documents may be viewed at
    It is the responsibility of the Bidder to ensure that all
    addenda issued prior to bid closing have been obtained and
    addressed in the submitted bid.  Addenda, when issued, will be
    available on the Buy and Sell website. 
    Bids will be received in English, or French, at:  Public Works
    and Government Services Canada, Bid Receiving Unit, 10 Barter's
    Hill, P.O. Box 4600, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador,   
    A1C 5T2.
    Bid Security is a requirement for this tender.
    The estimated value for this opportunity is within the range of:
     $250,001.00 to $500,000.00. Delivery Date Required: Seventeen
    (17) weeks after award of contract.
    GSIN: 5164A
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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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
    Hoskins, Nicole
    (709) 772-8192 ( )
    (709) 772-4603
    John Cabot Building
    10 Barters Hill, P.O. Box 4600
    St. John's, Newfoundl, A1C 5T2

    Buying organization(s)

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

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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