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Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery [263emln15 table refurbishment for k25 electron beam welding facility][repost]
Sheffield, UK

Purchaser: University of Sheffield
Website link: http://www.nuclearmarket.com/proc/msk.cfm?id=60474

11/07/2015 S132 Member states - Supply contract - Contract notice - Open procedure
I.II.III.IV.VI.
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Miscellaneous general and special-purpose machinery

2015/S 132-242689

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC
Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
University of Sheffield
Arts Tower, Floor 5, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
For the attention of: Ericka Lyne
S10 2TN Sheffield
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1142229570
E-mail: e.m.lyne@sheffield.ac.uk
Internet address(es):
General address of the contracting authority: www.sheffield.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)
Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)
Main activity
Education
I.4)
Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no
Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)
Description
II.1.1)
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
263EMLN15 Table Refurbishment for K25 Electron Beam Welding Facility.
II.1.2)
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code UKE32
II.1.3)
Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)
Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
263/EML/N/15 Table Refurbishment for K25 Electron Beam Welding Facility
The University of Sheffield wishes to invite tenders for supply to the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre"s Nuclear Group based at Catcliffe, Rotherham.
Scope of Requirement:
The Nuclear AMRC operates an Electron Beam Welding (EBW) facility K25 (Figure 1) which has been purchased as refurbished equipment from the EBW supplier “pro-beam”. The vacuum chamber of this system originally has been manufactured by the EBW supplier “Steigerwald”.
Due to the age and the heavy usage of the facility over the years the facility requires a refurbishment of the x-y table. In order to get high levels of performance a new table including motor and drive will be required.
It is recognized that potential suppliers need to visit the NAMRC site to measure the set-up enabling them to present an adequate solution. The deadline for viewing shall be: 30.7.2015
Tender Process and Documentation:
This is an EU open exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University's e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.
Closing date for receipt of tenders: 10.8.2015 at 12:00 (UK time).
II.1.6)
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
42900000, 42000000, 42670000, 42600000, 42611000, 42610000, 42662000
II.1.7)
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)
Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)
Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)
Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)
Total quantity or scope:
Due to the age and the heavy usage of the facility over the years the facility requires a refurbishment of the x-y table. In order to get high levels of performance a new table including motor and drive will be required.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 110 000 and 180 000 GBP
II.2.2)
Information about options
II.2.3)
Information about renewals
II.3)
Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 6 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)
Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)
Deposits and guarantees required:
Bank Guarantees may be requested to facilitate any advanced payment that may be required.
III.1.2)
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender documentation.
III.1.3)
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
III.1.4)
Other particular conditions
III.2)
Conditions for participation
III.2.1)
Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Selection stage criteria detailed within the tender documents will be subject to pass or fail criteria.
III.2.2)
Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documentation — Auditable accounts to be provided only on request.
III.2.3)
Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
References to be provided in evidence of technical capacity to undertake this work.
III.2.4)
Information about reserved contracts
III.3)
Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)
Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)
Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)
Type of procedure
IV.1.1)
Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)
Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)
Award criteria
IV.2.1)
Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Technical. Weighting 55
2. Pricing. Weighting 25
3. Services and Technical Support. Weighting 10
4. Delivery. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)
Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)
Administrative information
IV.3.1)
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
263EMLN15
IV.3.2)
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 7.8.2015
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
10.8.2015 - 12:00
IV.3.5)
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)
Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10.8.2015 - 13:00
Place:
University of Sheffield.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Authorised officers of the University.
Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)
Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)
Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)
Additional information
VI.4)
Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)
Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)
Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10-day standstill period at the point information on the award of Contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek a further debriefing before the Contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of Contract cannot be resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 provides for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 30 days).
VI.4.3)
Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)
Date of dispatch of this notice:
7.7.2015


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