Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender for Execution of 2012 Capital Projects

Posted by Charles on Thu 13th Sep, 2012 -

Nigerian Institute for Oil Palm Research (An Institute under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development).
Invitation for Pre-Qualification to Tender for Execution of 2012 Capital Projects

1.) Introduction
In compliance with the due process requirement for certification of standard procedure for procurement of goods and services, the Nigerian lnstitute for Oil Palm Research (NIFOR), a parastatal under the Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development is desirous to undertake a pre-qualification exercise for its approved capital projects for year 2012. The Institute invites competent and interested contractors to indicate interest to pre-qualify to tenderforthese jobs.

2.) Scope of Work
Lot A: Construction and Rehabilitation of Access Roads to and within the Institute
Lot B: Completion of uncompleted buildings in the Main Station and Substations.
Lot C: Supply of Water Pumps and Water Reticulation.
Lot D: Purchase of Fabrication Materials for Palm Processing Equipment.
Lot E: Supply of Building Materials

3.) Pre-Qualification Requirements
Only contractors that have proven capability, relevant experience and good track record will be considered for these competitive Tenders. Such interested bidders are required to provide the following:
i) Evidence of incorporation or registration of business name with Corporate Affairs Commission
ii) Current tax clearance certificate for last 3 years
iii) Verifiable evidence of similar job(s) executed and Knowledge of the industry
iv) Evidence of registration with Federal Ministry of Works
v) Evidence of registration with COREN and Federal Ministry of Power and Steel for all electrical installations
vi) Company profile with evidence of technical qualification/administrative staff strength with academic/professional qualification and experience of key Personnel

vii) Evidence of Financial capability and banking support
viii) Company audited accounts for 3 years
ix) Evidence of equipment and technology capacity
x) Indicate Registered Premises of your Company
xi) Annual turnover
xii) VAT registration and evidence of past VAT remittances
xiii) Sworn Affidavit in a High Court stating that all above Submissions are Authentic
xiv) Electronic Version, in addition to Hard Bind Copy in Booklet Form, of Above Submissions

4.) Closing Date/Submission of Pre-Qualification Documents
Duly completed pre-qualification package should be sent in separate and sealed envelopes marked per Lot and hand-delivered on or before 29th November, 2012 to:
The Executive Director,
Nigerian Institute For Oil Palm Research (NIFOR),
Benin-Akure Road, P.M.B 1030
Benin City.

5.) Collection and Submission of Tender Documents
Tender/Bidding documents will be issued to ONLY pre-qualifled contractors

Please Note:
i) This is not an invitation to Tender.
ii) In respect of pre-qualification information, NIFOR is neither committed nor obliged to shortlist any contractor or to award contract to any contra ctororagent
iii) The Institute reserves the right to reject any or all pre-qualification package(s)
iv) The Institute will only recognize and correspond with authorized officers of pre-qualified companies and NOT through individuals or agents acting on their behaif.
v) This advertisement for invitation to pre-qualify shall neither be construed as a commitment on the part of NIFOR nor shall it entitle any contractor to make any claim (s) whatsoever and/or seek any indemnity from NIFOR.