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Procurement Notice Details
Industrial process control equipment and remote-control equipment [machine tool monitoring equipment][repost]
Purchaser: The University of Sheffield
28/07/2015 S143 Member states - Supply contract - Contract notice - Open procedure
United Kingdom-Sheffield: Industrial process control equipment and remote-control equipment
Section I: Contracting authority
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The University of Sheffield
Floor 5, The Arts Tower, Western Bank
Contact point(s): https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
For the attention of: Ericka Lyne
S10 2TN Sheffield
Telephone: +44 1142229570
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)
Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
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
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
267/EML/N/15 Machine Tool Monitoring Equipment.
Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
NUTS code UKE32
Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
Information on framework agreement
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
267/EML/N/15 Machine Tool Monitoring Equipment.
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 is undertaking research within various manufacturing topics in the energy sector. One of the research themes is investigating “On Machine Inspection”. In order to support this research theme a laser interferometer measuring system, for machine tool monitoring, is required.
The system should be capable of simultaneously monitoring several machine types i.e. standard machine tools and large CMM’s. The system should allow the machine to perform a quick geometry check prior to the machine being used for an inspection. These geometry checks should be traceable to a national standard.
Tender Process and Documentation:
This is an E.U. 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: 2.9.2015 at 12 noon (UK time).
Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
38800000, 42000000, 38424000, 38810000, 35711000, 42600000, 30232700, 31682210, 42900000, 35710000
Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
This contract is divided into lots: no
Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
Quantity or scope of the contract
Total quantity or scope:
Supply, installation and commissioning of machine tool monitoring equipment, as detailed within the specification, to the Nuclear Group of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 300 000 GBP
Information about options
Information about renewals
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
Conditions relating to the contract
Deposits and guarantees required:
A Bank Guarantee for the full amount of the purchase value will be required for any advanced payment that may be made.
Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Staged payments as detailed within the invitation to tender documentation.
Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and several liability.
Other particular conditions
Conditions for participation
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: As per tender documents.
Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Audited accounts for the last 2 years or an alternative method of demonstrating financial status.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Three references for 3 similar contracts that have been delivered within the past 3 years.
Information about reserved contracts
Conditions specific to services contracts
Information about a particular profession
Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
Type of procedure
Type of procedure
Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Technical Essential. Weighting 50
2. Commercial/Price. Weighting 20
3. Technical Options. Weighting 10
4. Service and Technical Support. Weighting 10
5. Lead Time. Weighting 10
Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.8.2015
Payable documents: no
Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
2.9.2015 - 12:00
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 2.9.2015 - 13:00
University of Sheffield, Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
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
Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Procedures for appeal
Body responsible for appeal procedures
Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum ten-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).
Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
Date of dispatch of this notice:
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