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Discovery Mountain Communication Tower & Support Infrastructure

Solicitation number F1705-210292/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/07/29 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: 
    Mountford, Elsie-May (PWY)
    Telephone No. - (236) 464-3238
    Title: Discovery Mountain Communication Tower & Supporting Infrastructure
    Location: Discovery Mountain, Sonora Island, British Columbia
    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). 
    Suppliers are recommended to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.
    To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Pacific Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at
    Bids will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address.
    Work Description:
    Work of this Contract comprises of the construction of reinforced concrete foundations, minor site clearing and grubbing, and installation of a self-supported tower on a undeveloped remote Canadian Coast Guard (CCG) communication site on Discovery Mountain which is an undeveloped site located approximately 30km north of Campbell River, BC. Site coordinates are approximately 50° 19' 24.50" N, 125° 22' 20.473" 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 30.0m self-supported tower with work platform and associated concrete foundations;
    .2 Design, supply, and installation of antenna mounts;
    .3 Design and supply of waveguide bridge and associated concrete foundations;
    .4 Excavation and movement of earth;
    .5 Supply and installation of a grounding system; and
    .6 Supply and installation of concrete foundations for CCG site infrastructure.
    Work will be performed in accordance with the contract schedules within the scope of work.
    Mandatory Bidders Conference:
    There will be a MANDATORY bidders teleconference scheduled on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at 10:30am PDT. 
    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 teleconference 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 July 13, 2021. If you wish to attend, please email Elsie Mountford at
    Bidders not attending the above referenced Mandatory Bidders Teleconference will NOT be given an alternative appointment and they will be precluded from submitting a bid. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the bidders conference will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation
    Delivery Date: 
    The Contractor must perform and complete the Work by March 31, 2022.
    Value of Project: 
    To assist with insurance and bonding requirements, this project is estimated to cost between $500,001 to $1,000,000.
    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.
    Tender Enquiries:
    Elsie Mountford, Intern Officer
    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.
    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

    • 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
    Mountford, Elsie
    (236) 464-3238 ( )
    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
    Bidding details

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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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