Water Supply and Sanitation Project
Credit 3901-ET and Grant H085-ET
IFB Title-Borehole Drilling & Construction
IFB No. BH/01/2000
invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice for this
Project that appeared in Development Business, issue No.
BH/01/2000 of November 22, 2004.
Tigray Regional state through the Government of Ethiopia has
received credit from the International Development Association
toward the cost of the Water Supply and Sanitation Project and It
intends to apply part of funds to cover eligible payments under the
Contract for Borehole Drilling and Construction.
Tigray Region Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau now invites
sealed bids from eligible bidders for the construction of the
following numbers of boreholes:
Number of Shallow Wells (<60m)
Number of Deep Wells (60-150m)
Tselemti Wolkite, Asged Tsembla
Adiabo, and Laelay Adiabo
Unit price per shallow
well and Deep well is estimated to be Birr 76,000.00 and 150,000.00
award will be decided on a lot-by-lot basis. Bidders may bid for one
or more lots. However, no bidders will be allocated more than 1
(one) lot per drilling rig.
will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a
procedure specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement
under IDA Credits, and is open to all bidders fro eligible source
countries as defined in the Guidelines.
shall be valid for a period of Ninety (90) days after Bid opening.
Bids must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% of
the total bid price. They shall be delivered to Tigray Region Water
Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau, Procurement Section, Room Number
05, Mekelle, Telephone number 034-441 17 95 Or 40 66 77 on or before
2:30 PM. [17 January 2008]. Bids shall be opened at 3:00 PM [17
January 2008] in the presence of the bidders who wish to attend.
Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be
requirement include: (i) The Bidder shall show proof of ownership
(or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig and annual turnover
during the last two years of at least 1.5 times the Contract
Price for Shallow wells, and 5 times for Deep well bids, (ii)
The Bidder shall demonstrate the capacity to construct at least 1.5
times the contracted number of Shallow wells/2 years/rig and at
least 5 times deep wells/2years/rig, (iii) annual turnover of equal
to the bid value for drilling wells, (iv) liquid assets of at least
half of the contract value for drilling wells, (v) The essential
equipment to be made available for the Contract by the successful.
Bidders shall be a suitable drilling rig, compressor, pump test
equipment, and other essential equipment, (vi) A contract Manager
with five years experience in works of an equivalent nature and
volume, including no less than three years as Manager and (Vii)
experienced drilling team.
complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased
directly from the Water Bureau upon payment of a non-refundable fee
of Birr 250.00, USD 25.00, by interested bidders on submission of a
written application to the address indicated below.
Tigray Region Water Resources, Mines & Energy Bureau reserves the
right to reject all or part of the bid.
Tigray Region Water Resources, Mines
& Energy Bureau, Procurement Section
Room No. 005
Tel. 251-344-41 17 95 Or 40 66 77 Or 40 66 78 Or 40 66 79
Facsimile: 0344-40 10 64 Or 41 96 37
P.O. Box 520