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Procurement Notice Details
Iron, lead, zinc, tin and copper [fabrication, machining, welding and testing (pressure and vacuum) of copper j-plates etc]
Purchaser: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
16/06/2015 S114 Member states - Supply contract - Prior Information Notice - Not applicable
United Kingdom-Abingdon: Iron, lead, zinc, tin and copper
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre
Contact point(s): Contracts Officer
For the attention of: Ben Grainger
OX14 3DB Abingdon
Telephone: +44 1235466568
Fax: +44 1235466648
General address of the contracting authority: www.uk-atomic-energy.org.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
Other: fusion research
Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Fabrication, machining, welding and testing (pressure and vacuum) of copper J-plates.
Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKJ14
Information on framework agreement
Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.
The Authority has a requirement for between 8 and 12 Copper Chrome Zirconium J-Plates which are approximately 400 mm long x 330 mm wide x 40 mm thick. The manufacturing work involves fabricating (bending), machining and welding of the material followed by pressure and vacuum leak testing. Additionally, there are Stainless Steel, Nickel and Copper pipework assemblies which are Electron Beam welded together into the J-Plate component.
This PIN has been published to enable market research to commence to asses the reaction of the market to the proposed requirement and review available technologies. The Authority will conduct a dialogue with the marketplace. This may result in a call for competition based on the content of the requirement achieved through the dialogue.
This contract is divided into lots: no
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
Scheduled date for start of award procedures
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Conditions relating to the contract
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Conditions for participation
Information about reserved contracts
Section VI: Complementary information
Information about European Union funds
Information on general regulatory framework
Date of dispatch of this notice:
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