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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leeds: Contract for the Purchase and Maintenance of Mini Diggers
Document Ref:
330487-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Negotiated procedure
Published By:
Northern Gas Networks
Date Published:
15 July 2019
Deadline Date:
28 July 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

Northern Gas Networks are seeking to award a contract to a single supplier purchase circa 27-35 new mini-diggers with maintenance and training for use within their network.NB: Northern Gas Networks preferred option is to purchase new vehicles for the fleet, however NGN are open to proposals of older vehicles, but must still meet all mandatory requirements detailed within Section 2.2 specification of requirements.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Gas Networks

Thorpe Park Business Park, Colton

Leeds

LS15 8TU

UK

Contact person: Ashley Haddock

E-mail: ahaddock@northerngas.co.uk

NUTS: UKC

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.northerngas.co.uk

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/procurement/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the following address:

ahaddock@northerngas.co.uk

Thorpe Park Business Park Leeds

Leeds

LS15 8TU

UK

Contact person: Ashley Haddock

E-mail: ahaddock@northerngas.co.uk

NUTS: UKC

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.northerngas.co.uk

I.6) Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Contract for the Purchase and Maintenance of Mini Diggers

II.1.2) Main CPV code

43262100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4) Short description

Northern Gas Networks are seeking to award a contract to a single supplier purchase circa 27-35 new mini-diggers with maintenance and training for use within their network.

NB: Northern Gas Networks preferred option is to purchase new vehicles for the fleet, however NGN are open to proposals of older vehicles, but must still meet all mandatory requirements detailed within Section 2.2 specification of requirements.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 720 000.00 EUR

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKC

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) currently operate a fleet of circa 35 mini diggers throughout the entire network. NGN are seeking to award a contract to a single supplier to purchase circa 27-35 mini diggers to replace the existing fleet-the successful bidder is required to provide a contract for the purchase of mini diggers and include within the contract maintenance and training.

NB: Northern Gas Networks preferred option is to purchase new vehicles for the fleet, however NGN are open to proposals of older vehicles, but must still meet all mandatory requirements detailed within Section 2.2 specification of requirements.

2.2 Specification of requirements

The proposed mini-digger must meet the following mandatory requirements:

1.5 tonne — 3 tonne

Small lightweight fully cabbed design

Towable on a road worthy trailer by conventional vehicle

Tracked (as opposed to wheeled) with viable ergonomic driving modes to accommodate various terrains with anti-roll features and back blade protection

To be supplied with bucket(s), road breaker (pecker) attachments and a secure road worthy trailer with ratchet straps

Disabled drive when operator leaves seat

Reversing alarm

Safety glazing

An immobiliser

A tracking device

Furthermore, bidders must provide the following mandatory requirements in support of this tender:

Training

Training for the proposed unit is required at a maximum of 3 of NGNs depot locations listed below.

Maintenance

Maintenance is required for the proposed unit for the duration of the proposed contract. (maintenance must be carried out at a location within NGNs operational network – shown on the NGN map above)

Trial (tender evaluation purposes)

As part of the evaluation process NGN required a 1-day trial on the NGN network of the proposed unit (only bidder(s) who are shortlisted at tender stage will be required to provide a trial unit)

The trial location will be held at either Northern Gas Networks, Rose Ave, Nether Poppleton, YO26 6RU or New Park, Ripon Road JCT Ripon Way, Harrogate, HG1 2AU - exact trial location will be confirmed to the shortlisted bidders.

Delivery

Bidders are required to specify their lead-times as part of the proposal

Delivery of the proposed unit(s) will be to the NGN depot addresses listed below:

Northern Gas Networks, Unnamed Road, Off Bondgate, Pontefract, WF8 2JJ

Northern Gas Networks, Clough Road, Hull, HU5 1SB

Northern Gas Networks, Unit K1, Lowfields Way, Lowfields Business Park, Elland, HX5 9DA

NGN Wear Depot, Rainhill Road, Washington, NE37 3HU

Northern Gas Networks, The Old Gas Yard, Thornley Lane, Low Thornley, NE21 6LE

Northern Gas Networks, Cannon Street, Middlesbrough, TS1 5JH

Northern Gas Networks, Cayton Low Road, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3BT

Northern Gas Networks, Unit 1F, G&H Port Road Ind Est, Carlisle, CA2 7AF

Northern Gas Networks, 8 Felnex Close, Leeds, LS9 0SR

Northern Gas Networks, Rose Ave, Nether Poppleton, YO26 6RU

Northern Gas Networks, My Lord Crescent, Camperdown Ind Estate, NE12 5UJ

Northern Gas Networks, Mortimer Street, Bradford, BD8 9RL

Northern Gas Networks, Solway Road, Clay Flatts Industrial Estate, Workington, CA14 3YA

Northern Gas Networks, New Park, Ripon Road JCT Ripon Way, Harrogate, HG1 2AU

NB: this list is not exhaustive, exact delivery locations will be confirmed at award stage to the successful bidder.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 720 000.00 EUR

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

2 x 1 year extension provisions can be utilised for this contract after the 3 year initial term of the contract has expired at NGNs discretion.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 1

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated with call for competition

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 28/07/2019

Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 31/07/2019

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Northern Gas Networks

Leeds

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

10/07/2019

Current Notes