Invitation to Bids for Replacement of Water Transmission Main at Papalanto - Ifo and Papalanto - Ilaro

Posted by Chinyere on Tue 20th Nov, 2012 -

1) This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this Project that appeared in the dg Market web site on June 2, 2004 and was published in UN Development Business, Issue No. 633, on June 30, 2004.

2) The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a credit from the International Development Association towards the cost of National Urban Water Sector Reform Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this credit to payments under the Contract for Replacement of Papalanto - Ilaro Water Transmission Main and Papalanto-Ifo Transmission Main.

3) The Ogun State Water Corporation now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified Contractors to execute the works listed below:

Descriptions: Lot I - Replacement of Papalanto-Ifo Water Transmission Main
Location: Papalanto-Ifo highway
Constructions Period: 6 Months
Bid Security: N9,500,000.00 or USD$65,000.00

Descriptions: Lot II - Replacement of Papalanto-Ilaro Water Transmission Main
Location: Papalanto-Ilaro highway
Constructions Period: 6 Months
Bid Security: N8,200,000.00 or USD$55,000.00

4) Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (NUB) procedures specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders from Eligible Source Countries as defined in the Bidding Documents.

5) Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ogun State Water Corporation and inspect the bidding documents at the address below from Mondays to Fridays (Except public holidays) from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm

6) Qualifications requirement include the following minimum conditions;
A. Possession of experience as a prime Contractor for at least (2) works of a nature and complexity equivalent to the works over the last five (5) years. To comply with this requirement, works sited should beat 70 percent complete.

B. The amount of annual turnover in construction works in the last five (5) years in works that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar to the proposed works under this contract is specified below:

S/N: 1
Work Description: Lot I - Replacement of Papalanto-Ifo Water Transmission Main
Amount of Turn Over: Naira 950,000,000 or $6,200,000

S/N: 2
Work Description: Lot II - Replacement of Papalanto-Ilaro Water transmission Main
Amount of Turn Over: Naira 875,000,000 or $5,645,200

C. Have a Project Manager with at least 15 years’ experience in Works of equivalent nature and volume, including not less than 5 years as manager among its core staff and shall have a minimum of B.Sc. Degree in Civil Engineering or Equivalent Qualification.

D. Own a substantial production of the construction equipment required to successfully execute the contract.

E. Provide Annual audited account for the last three (3) years.

F. For the last five (5) years to demonstrates;
  • Current soundness of financial position and its prospective long term profitability, and
  • Liquidity and/or evidence of access to or availability of confirmed positive credit facilities as stated below for each lot.

S/N: 1
Work Description: Lot 1 - Replacement at Papalanto-Ifo Water Transmission Main
Liquidity: N80,000,000 or $520,000

S/N: 2
Work Description: Lot II-Replacement of Papalanto-Ilaro Water Transmission Main
Liquidity: N70,000,000 or $455,000

G. A margin of preference for eligible national contractors/joint ventures shall be applied at 7.5%

6) A complete set of bidding documents in English language may he purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non refundable fee of US$200 OR N30,000.00 for each lot. The method of payment will be by Bank Draft made in favour of the National Urban Water Sector Reform Project, Ogun State. The Bidding Documents will be collected by hand or sent by courier services on request.

7) Closing Date
Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before Monday 20th December 2012 at 12.00 noon. Electronic bidding “shall not” be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be opened physically in the presence of the bidders representatives, who choose to attend in person at the address below at 12.30 noon on 20thDeceinber, 2012.

8) All bids must be accompanied by a bid security as stated in the table under paragraph 3 above or an equivalent amount in a freely convertible currency.

9) The address referred to above is:

General Manager
Ogun State Water Corporation,
Ibrahim Babangida Boulevard,
Oke Mosan