Bid No.


Issued By

Tendaho Sugar Factory Project

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 5,000.00

Published Date

October 16, 2007

Opening Date

December 15, 2007


Bid Category

Multiple Request



Invitation For Bids (IFB) Procurement of Civil Works For Foundations Of Equipment And Plant Buildings For Tendaho Sugar Factory Project In Ethiopia

Address: Tendaho Sugar Factory Project (TSFP), P.O. Box. 2574, Salfaz Building, Cape Verde Road, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Tel: +251-11-618 23 70 Or +251-11-618 35 91 Fax: +251-11-618 3583
Email: Or

Tendaho Sugar Factory Project (TSFP), Ethiopia, on behalf of the Government of Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Intends to install one new sugar factory with a designed cane crushing capacity of 26,000 TCD (tons per day) including cogeneration. The project site is located at about 600 km from Addis Ababa in North East direction in the Lower Awash valley of the Afar Administrative region of Ethiopia. Tendaho project site is adjacent to the Addis-Djibouti tarmac highway with a convenient distance of about 350 km from port of Djibouti, in West direction.
Invitation For Bids

TSFP invites sealed bids from eligible Indian bidders for procurement of civil works for foundations of equipment and plant buildings of the project.
The scope of work comprises of

i)       All foundations for cane handling preparatory devices weigh bridges diffusers boilers and their auxiliary and accessory equipment turbo-alternators and their auxiliary and accessory equipment bagasse handling system ETP plant water system cooling towers process house equipment DG sets workshop and any other civil works.

ii)      All civil structural sanitary and drainage for the plant Buildings viz, Mill house power house evaporator house clarification house building house refinery station boiler house pump house DG house raw sugar godown and empty bag godown etc.

Bidding will be conducted through competitive bidding procedures specified in the bid documents and are open to all the eligible bidders from Indian firms Joint Ventures Consortiums. Bidder will be selected through a transparent process in accordance with the requirement defined in the bid document for selection of bidders. However the minimum eligibility criteria of the bidder shall be based on the following:

a)     The bidder should have been in existence for at least 10 Years. In case of a joint venture or consortium the lead bidder should be mentioned and each of its partners or combination of partners must have been in existence for at least 10 Years.

b)     The bidder should have a minimum current net worth of US$ 5 million, certified by a chartered Accountant. In case of Consortium the cumulative minimum average net worth/fund flow of the bidders would be considered However the lead bidder should satisfy at least 50% of the financial criteria.

c)     The Bidder a firm consortium or a member of Joint Venture must have executed a minimum of 2 such industrial projects in the past 10 years that the turnover of industrial projects shall be minimum of US$5 million during each of past 3 years,

d)     The Bidder must have his associate or representative in Ethiopia who has adequate knowledge in the procedures of immigration customs taxes duties port clearance local transportation insurance etc, for proper coordination.

e)     Bid document shall be accompanied with a bid security amount of US$ 20,000.

Bidders who fulfill the above eligibility criteria can purchase Bid Document either directly or on submission of written application upon payment of non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 5,000 (US $575) in the name of Tendaho Sugar Factory project (TSFP) Ethiopia by Demand Draft or Banker’s cheque. An additional amount of Ethiopian Birr 500 (US $ 58) is to be added towards postage/courier if required.
Bid documents will be available for purchase from 15th October 2007 up to the bid closing day at TSFP, Ethiopia and also at JPMA, pune, India

Bid submission date:   15th December 2007 at 1400 Local Time
Bid opening date:        15th December 2007 at 1500 Local Time

Bids must be delivered on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa –Ethiopia. Bids will be opened in the presence of Bidders or their representatives on the specified address & date in Addis Ababa Ethiopia.
TSFP will have the discretion to modify the minimum eligibility criteria if required.
TSFP reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids.

Address in Ethiopia

Address in India

Tendaho Sugar Factory Project

P.O. Box 2574

Salfaz building (In Front of Atlas Hotel) Cape Verde Road Addis Ababa Ethiopia

Tel. + 251-11-618 23 70

+ 251-11-618 35 91

Fax. + 251-11-618 35 83

Email: Or

Contact Person: Ato Gebre Asrat Factory manager

J.P. Mukherji & Associates (JPMA) Pvt. Ltd.

“Jyothi House”, 172, Dahanukar Colony,

Kothrud, Pune- 411029 India

Tel: +91-20-25 39 73 03

+ 91-20 25 39 73 05

Fax + 91-20 25 39 73 07

+ 91-20 25 39 92 87


Contact person: Mr. B Gowri Prasad

Technical Director


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