Bid No.

MOME 002

Issued By

Ministry of Mines & Energy

Bid Doc. Price

Birr 1300.00

Published Date

May 18, 2010

Opening Date

See detail below


Bid Category




Construction of National Data Repository Building

To all contractors of Category BC/GC 1 with renewed license valid for the current year 2002 E.C.

1.      The Ministry of Mines and Energy has funds within the Employer’s budget to be used for the procurement of works for the Construction of the National Data Repository Building.

2.      The Ministry of Mines and Energy invites sealed bids from eligible bidders of contracts for the National Data Repository Building, Sited within the compound of Kotebe office adjacent to the existing Ministry’s building on the new Lam-beret Road. The facility will be a G+3 building but with foundations and structural capability to be extended to G+6 it is intended that the building will be completed within a maximum of 12months of the start date. Qualification requirement include
1) ownership and /or existing lease of relevant equipment and machinery 2)  an average annual volume of construction work of at least 40 million Birr over the past five years, experience in the past 5 years of at least to works of a nature and complexity equivalent to those proposed .
3) suitably qualified and experienced staff (Contract Manager with at least 5 years relevant experience, Site Engineer with at least 5 years experience and Site Superintendents with at least 3 years experience) and 4) liquid assets or credit facilities of at least five million Birr.

3.      Bidding will be conducted in accordance with the open nationals tendering procedures contained in the public procurement proclamation of the Federal Government of Ethiopia and is open to all bidders.

4.      Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Ministry of Mines and Energy and inspect the bidding documents at the address given below at 7(a) from 9:00 to 5:00 local time.

5.      A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon submission of a written application &copy of original registration certificate by ministry of Works & Urban development, VAT registration certificate and trade license at the address below at 7(b) and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of Ethiopian Birr 1300.

6.      Bids must be delivered to the address below at 7(c) at or before 4:00 o’clock local time. All bids shall be valid for 90 days after opening and must be accompanied by a bid security of Ethiopian Birr 100,000 payable at a first demand/bank grantee or CPO and shall be valid for 30 days beyond validity of the bids. Bids will be opened in the presence of the bidders or representatives who choose to attend on the 30th day of this announcement on the newspaper at the address below at 7 (d) at 10:00 am local time .Late bids shall be rejected.

7.      (a) Address documents may be inspected at: Ministry of Mines & energy, CMC Road, Lam-beret Building, Ground floor, Finance, procurement & property Administration process Office during office hours. Tel. 011 646 50 84

(b) Address documents will be issued from: Ministry of Mines &Energy, CMC Road, Lam-beret Building, Ground floor, Finance, procurement & property Administration process Office.

(c) Address bids must be delivered to: Ministry of Mines & Energy, Lam-beret bldg. CMC Road, Ground floor, procurement, Finance, & property Administration process at or before 4:00 local time.
(d) Address of bid Opening: Ministry of Mines & Energy, CMC Road, Lam-beret Bldg, 2nd floor, meeting hall.    

(e) The bidder shall seal and submit all qualification documents, bid                   security and finance offers separately in one outer envelope, duly marking the inner envelopes as “Original” and “copies” both for the technical proposal and financial offer, copy documents should be photocopy of original document

(f) The qualification envelopes will be opened on the bid opening date. The Ministry of Mines & Energy reserves the right to reject all or part of the bid without any further notice.


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