The Government of Ethiopia has secured funds from the International
Development Association, towards the cost of the Water Supply and
Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of funds to cover
eligible payments under the following Contracts.
The Gambella Regional Water and Mines Resources Development
Bureau now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for:
1.A) Drilling and construction of
24 shallow wells in Lare and Abobo Woredas and
1.B) Supply of 50 Indian Mark II
hand pumps with spare parts & tools.
will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB)
for 1.A) and National competitive bidding (NCB) for 1.B) as
specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement under IDA
Credits, and is open to all bidders from eligible source countries
as defined in the Guidelines.
complete set of bidding document in English may be purchased
directly from the Regional Water & Mines Resources Development
Bureau by presenting Renewed license, VAT registration
certificate, registration certificate from relevant Ministries and
upon payment of a non-refundable fee 100 Birr or USD 10
for each (1.A & 1.B) starting from the issue date of this
requirements for (1.A) include: (i) ownership (or exiting
lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least two
borehole construction contracts of similar size in the last one year
(iii) average annual turnover of 1.5 times and bid value for shallow
wells in the last one year, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/3 of
the bid price and (v) experienced drilling team.
(1.B) is open to Suppliers that have delivered Contracts of a
similar type and quantity in the least there years, and pumps must
be manufactured by companies that have fabricated Indian Mark II
hand pumps for at least there years in annual quantities at least
five times that to e supplies under the counteract.
Bids for (1.A) shall be valid for a period of one hundred and
twenty (120) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid
security of not less than 2% of the total bid price in local
for (1.B) shall be valid for a period of one hundred and twenty
(120) days after bid opening and must be accompanied by bid security
of not less than 2% of the total bid price in local currency.
bids (1.A & 1.B) shall be delivered to the address specified below
on or before 3:30 P.M. local time on December 29, 2006 and shall be
opened at 4:00 P.M. local time of the same day in the presence of
the bidders who wish to attend. Electronic bidding is not permitted
and late bids will be rejected. Additional details are provided in
the bidding documents.
Water and Mines Resources Development Bureau reserves the right to
reject all or part f the bids.
Gambella Regional Water and Mines
Phone 251 475 51 04 07 Or 251 475 51 00 91