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Procurement Notice Details
Geological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting services [utilization of foreign experience in the siting process for a deep geological repository for radioactive waste in the czech republic]
Purchaser: Česká republika – Správa úložišť radioaktivních odpadů
16/12/2015 S243 - - Services - Prior Information Notice without call for competition - Not applicable
Czech Republic-Prague: Geological, geophysical and other scientific prospecting services
Prior information notice
Section I: Contracting authority
Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Česká republika – Správa úložišť radioaktivních odpadů
Contact point(s): see Further information can be obtained from
110 00 Praha 1
Telephone: +420 603182007
Fax: +420 267021158
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.surao.cz
Address of the buyer profile: http://sluzby.e-zakazky.cz/Profil-Zadavatele/1b1d9c06-7d7b-4d8f-90f4-ef54d4146637
Further information can be obtained from: Pro Engineering, s.r.o.
Contact point(s): Pro Engineering, s.r.o.
For the attention of: Ing. Pavel Čech
108 00 Praha 10
Telephone: +420 603182007
Fax: +420 267021158
Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
Other: disposal of the radioactive waste
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:
Utilization of foreign experience in the siting process for a deep geological repository for radioactive waste in the Czech Republic.
Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 8: Research and development services
NUTS code CZ010
Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The subject of the framework contract concerns the provision of expert support for the transparent, credible and justifiable selection of a site for a deep geological repository for radioactive waste in the Czech Republic in such a way as to provide for the optimisation of siting activities by a contractor who has experience in the respective fields of activity acquired during the siting process for a deep geological repository in crystalline rock and concerning which the siting process has reached the licensing phase. Support will be required in the following areas:
— the assessment and/or development of procedures and methods for the selection of the most suitable site for deep geological disposal;
— a cost estimate covering the preparation and construction of the deep geological repository and cost optimisation documentation;
— participation in communication activities with the general public, the relevant authorities and NGOs.
The contractor shall perform these tasks via the application of his knowledge and expertise in the above-mentioned areas, including among others:
— procedures and methods for the characterisation of selected sites;
— quality requirements concerning the various siting processes;
— geo-disciplines (petrography, geomorphology, tectonics, geochemistry, geophysics, engineering geology etc.);
— hydrogeology and hydrology;
— engineering and project solutions concerning deep geological disposal;
— an environmental impact assessment;
— safety assessment documentation.
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
Justification of the effectiveness of the subject of public procurement in accordance with § 1 Reg. MMR No. 232/2012 Coll., on details of the scope of the justification of the effectiveness of public procurement and the reasoning of the public contract:
a) A description of the aims to be achieved through the fulfilment of the public contract:
(i) One of the core activities of the contracting authority — the Radioactive Waste Repository Authority consists, according to § 26 par. 3 of Act. No. 18/1997 Coll., the Atomic Act, of the preparation, construction and operation of a deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel.
(ii) According to the updated State Energy Policy a site should be chosen for the construction of a deep geological repository by 2025, while the Government in its Resolution no. 955 dated 20.12.2012, imposed the requirement to reduce the number of sites to 2 by the end of 2018.
(iii) The purpose of this contract is to obtain expert support team experienced in the process of site selection and preparatory work for the construction of a deep geological disposal facility in crystalline rock in his own country.
b) Description of the subject of the public contract — see II 4).
c) A description of the relationship between the public contract and the needs of the client: This expert and supervisory support will contribute significantly to a process which successfully leads to the gradual reduction in the number of sites which, in turn, leads to the selection of the final and reserve sites, to the subsequent successful conclusion of the licensing process involving the regulator and to the acceptance of the siting results by the general public.
d) Expected date of fulfilment of the public contract: It is expected that the period of execution of the framework contract will be concluded by the end of 2020.
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
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
Information on general regulatory framework
Relevant governmental Internet sites where information can be obtained
Tax legislation http://www.mfcr.cz
118 10 Praha 1
Telephone: +420 257041111
Fax: +420 257042788
Internet address: http://www.mfcr.cz
Environmental protection legislation http://www.env.cz
Ministerstvo životního prostředí
100 10 Praha 10
Telephone: +420 267121111
Fax: +420 267310308
Internet address: http://www.env.cz
Employment protection and working conditions http://mpsv.cz
Ministerstvo práce a sociálních věcí
Na Poříčním právu 1/376
128 01 Praha 2
Telephone: +420 221921111
Fax: +420 224918391
Internet address: http://www.mpsv.cz
Date of dispatch of this notice:
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