INVITATION TO BID

Bid No.

–GM/SW/001/2009

Issued By

Gambella Regional Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 150.00

Published Date

October 9, 2009

Opening Date

November 23, 2009

Remarks

Bid Category

Construction

Description

 
 

1.      The Gambella Regional State Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau through Ethiopian government has received grant from UNICF, African Development Bank /fund/ Nigeria trust Fund (AfDP) and Department for International Development (DFID) towards the cost of the Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project and it intends to apply part of the funds to cover eligible payments under the Contract for shallow well Drilling and Construction.

2.      The Gambella Regional Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau now invites sealed bids from qualified eligible bidders for the construction of the following numbers of boreholes and for the supply of surface and hand pumps. Bidders can participate in one or more of lots.

Lot No.

Description

Woredas

No. Shallow Wells (<=60m)

Remark (Funding agency)

1

Drilling of productive shallow wells

Dimma

10

AfDB

2

Drilling productive shallow wells

Gambella Zuria

10

AfDB

3

Drilling of productive shallow wells

Wantoha

10

AfDB

4

Drilling of productive shallow wells

Lare and Abobo

17

DFID (Depth>60m)

5

Drilling of productive shallow wells

Jikawo, Itang and jore

15

UNICEF

6

Supply of Indian Mark II Hand pumps

Dimma, Wantoha and Gambella Zuria (Delivery regional warehouse)

48

AfDB

7

Supply of Indian Mark II Hand pumps

Abobo, Lare & Godere (Delivery regional warehouse)

59

DFID

8

Surface pump- (suction head 6m, delivery head 80-100m and Q=>5lt/sec)

Dimma Woreda

2

Govt

3.      The award will be decided on a lot by lot basis. Bidders may participate in one or more lots. However bidders will assign one complete rigs and its crew per lot.

4.      The bidders should have suitable type of rig i.e. for drilling of soft and hard formation.

5.      Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) a procedure specified in the Africa Development Bank’s guidelines for LOT 1, LOT 2, and LOT 3. The rest Lot will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) a procedure 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.

6.      Bids shall be valid for a period of One Hundred Twenty (120) days after Bid opening. Bids must be accompanied by bid security of not less than 1% of the total  bid price issued from recognized bank. They shall be delivered to the address specified below on or before 3:30 p.m. local time on November 23, 2009. Bids 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 will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.

7.      Qualification requirements include: (i) ownership (or existing lease) of a suitable drilling rig, (ii) completion of at least two borehole construction contracts of similar size in each of the last one year, (iii) average annual turnover of 1.5 times the bid value for shallow wells in each of last one year, (iv) liquid assets of at least 1/3 of the bid price and (vi) experienced drilling team. A margin of preference for eligible national bidders shall be applied, as as appropriate. Additional details are provided in the Bidding Documents.

8.      A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased directly from the Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau upon payment of a non-refundable fee Birr 150.00 and provision of relevant license and permit from concerned Ministry by interested bidders on submission of a written application to the address indicated below:

9.      Gambella Regional Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid.

Gambella Regional Water, Mines and Energy Resources Development Bureau
Tel. 251-47-5510184 Or 5511638 Or 5510407 Or 5510091
Gambella
Ethiopia

   

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