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Telegraph Cove Communication Tower and Supporting Infrastructure Concrete Foundations

Solicitation number F1705-200011/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/09/17 17:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Telegraph Cove Communication Tower and Supporting Infrastructure Concrete Foundations
    Ngan, Ken (PWY)
    Telephone No. - (604) 671-0219 (    )
    Title: Telegraph Cove Communication Tower and Supporting Infrastructure Concrete Foundations
    Location:    Mount Collinson, Telegraph Cove, BC
    Note to Tenderers:
    Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment File(s)contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized directory structure.
    Work Description:
    Work to be performed under this Contract generally comprises of the construction of reinforced concrete foundations, site grading, and a self-supported tower on an undeveloped remote Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) communication site on Mount Collinson, located approximately 3 km South-East from Telegraph Cove, BC. Site coordinates are approximately 50° 31’ 42.1” N, 126° 47’ 23.5” W. 
    Work to be done under this Contract includes, but is not limited to, the following items covered further in the Contract documents:
    1. Design, supply and installation of a new 36.6m self-supported tower with work platform and associated concrete foundations;
    2. Design, supply and installation of antenna mounts;
    3. Design and supply of two (2) new waveguide bridges;
    4. Excavation and movement of earth;
    5. Design, supply and installation of concrete foundations for two (2) new waveguide bridges;
    6. Design, supply and installation of a grounding system for the new tower, waveguide bridges, building, solar panels, and fuel tank;
    7. Supply and installation of ten (10) concrete pier foundations for a CCG building;
    8. Supply and installation of concrete foundations for a fuel tank;
    9. Supply and installation of concrete foundations for solar panels;
    10. Supply and installation of concrete retaining walls for a helipad; and
    11. Rock crushing and site grading using available blast rock on site.
    Work will be performed in accordance with the contract schedules within the scope of work.
    Optional Site Visit:
    There is NO scheduled site visit. However, there will be an optional virtual bidders’ conference scheduled for Wednesday September 9, 2020 at 11am PDT. We encourage all bidders to attend this online meeting.
    You may attend either by phone (audio) or by computer (audio and/or video), though we recommend you take advantage of the video as we will present visuals.
    The details for logging in to this meeting will be made available to all bidders who express an interest in attending by contacting the Contracting Authority before 3:00 pm PDT on September 8, 2020.
    If you wish to attend, please email Ken Ngan at
    Delivery Date:
    The work shall commence immediately upon official notification of acceptance of tender by the Contracting Authority and is to be completed by March 31, 2021.
    Tender Enquiries:
    Ken Ngan, Supply Specialist (604)671-0219 or
    Value of Project:
    To assist with bonding and insurance requirements this project is estimated to cost between $500,001.00 and $1,000,000.00.
    Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Addenda, when issued will be available from Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. In all cases, bidders must indicate (when requested) in the space provided on the tender form the identification number(s)of the addenda, if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid.
    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage physical distancing, the bid receiving unit in Vancouver will remain open but with limited staff and limited hours: Monday to Friday, from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm (Pacific Daylight Time). 
    Public tender openings will be suspended until further notice. Following solicitation closing, bid results will be recorded and may be obtained by e-mailing a request to the address indicated in the Invitation to Tender.  
    Please monitor closely as changes to bid closing dates may be necessary.
    This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English.
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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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
    Ngan, Ken (PWY)
    (604) 671-0219 ( )
    (604) 775-6633
    800 Burrard Street, Room 219
    800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
    Vancouver, British C, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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