Bid No.

MCE, Clay Roof tiles & Bricks Project 01/2008

Issued By

Mugher Cement Enterprise

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 100.00

Published Date

November 15, 2008

Opening Date

February 21, 2009


Bid Category





Mugher Cement Enterprise is looking for production plant machinery suppliers for the supply, erection, installation, commissioning and training of owner’s personnel of the clay roof tiles and bricks manufacturing project on joint venture partner ship or on supplier’s credit basis/part financing or on mix of the above.

The Project will be undertaken at Alemgenea, Oromia Region, 23 kms away from the Capital Addis Ababa in South West direction where a suitable quality of adequate clay raw materials reserve is found in the vicinity of the proposed plant site and where the necessary mining license has been secured.

The manufacturing capacity of the envisaged project is foreseen to be 9,000 pcs/day or about, 100,000 pcs/day of different bricks.

The design of the project is required to allow easy, flexible operation of the plant with a view to produce various heavy clay products in accordance with the market demand. The major products foreseen include clay roofing tiles or different bricks as the case may be.

The product mixes are:

a)      Interlocking Clay Roofing Tiles with its own accessories (Marseille or French tiles, Roman or Portuguese tiles),

b)      Common and Facing Bricks

c)      Clay Hollow Blocks, and

d)      Clay Wall and Floor Tiles

The manufacturing plant is expected to be one of the most modern plants of its kind.

The quality of the products is foreseen to comply with the best European standard. The products will be designed and manufactured to have an appealing aesthetic value’s capable to compete with European similar products.

The feasibility study has been carried out and the venture is found to be viable.

A plant site near by the indigenous raw materials quarry site of about 10 hectares is also obtained.

To realize this objective, Muger Cement Enterprise is looking for technological equipment suppler with a, supplier’s credit or part financing scheme, or on a joint investment partnership or on a mix of the above. Participants who want to supply only plant machineries & necessary equipment for the project without a financing option are unacceptable on this bid.

The project profile and the bid document will be obtained from procurement and stores administration department starting from the date of November 17, 2008 during working hours on submission of written application and up on payment of a non-refundable amount of Birr 100.00 or equivalent amount in convertible currency.

Briefing of the project will be conducted to potential suppliers at such a time, which will be communicated or advised to bidders ahead of time.

Mugher Cement Enterprise hereby invites technological equipment suppliers who have the interest to engage themselves in the anticipate endeavor to submit their proposals not later than February 20, 2009 at 16:00 hours local time.

The bid documents must be accompanied by a bid security of 1% of the total bid amount, delivered in a wax-sealed envelope, and in three sets addressed to: 

Mugher Cement Enterprise
Tel. 251 1 14 42 02 16 Or 37 90 90
 Fax 25111442 06 88 Or 12379003
P.O. Box 5782 Or 30749
Attention to: Head of Procurement and Stores Administration Department
Addis Ababa

Business proposals to be submitted include but not restricted to:

Company profile, success story etc…
Brief description of the promoter(s)
Project economics

Proposed plan of investment for the establishment of the plant under consideration
Technology/ know how transfer and
 Other socio economic implication etc,

Bids must be submitted in three separate Envelopes i.e. Envelope No. 1 Technical proposal for the supply of complete technological machines, necessary equipment and ancillary plant, provision of erection supervision, test and commissioning, training of personnel. Envelope No. 2 Bid security, which must be 1% of the total price indicated in financial offer. Envelope No. 3 Financial/ Commercial proposals for the supply of complete technological machines, necessary equipment and ancillary plant, provision of erection supervision, test and commissioning, training of personnel and the Proposed Financial Package for supplier’s credit or part financing of the project with complete details terms and conditions of financing such as interest rate, repayment schedule etc.

Bids will be opened on February 21, 2009 at 9:00 hours local time in the presence of bidders or their legal representatives.

Mugher Cement Enterprise reserves the right to reject any or all bids. After completion of the selection of the responsive bids, Mugher Cement Enterprise will conduct evaluation and soon after carry out negotiation with the prospective bidder for a final modalities and aspects of financing and contracting.



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