INTERNATIONAL BID NOTICE
GOVERNMENT OF SIERRA LEONE
MINISTRY OF ENERGY AND WATER RESOURCES
SIERRA LEONE WATER COMPANY (SALWACO)
EXTENSION OF BID SUBMISSION DATE TO 20Th SEPTEMBER 2010
PROJECT NAME: REHABILITATION OF KABALA WATER SUPPLY SCHEME
BID NO.: WO1/RHKWS/SLWC/2010
The Government of Sierra Leone, through SALWACO, is desirous of rehabilitating the Kabala Water Supply Scheme by re-constructing the township water network and a new service reservoir to meet the increased water demand in Kabala. Designs for the works have been completed and the scope of work will include:
· Construction of a 2500kl reinforced concrete reservoir
· Construction of 2 x 10kl reinforced concrete tanks
· Construction of 2 x 5kl elevated steel tanks
· Construction of 2 x booster pump stations
· Construction of approximately 22km of pipework ranging from ND63mm to ND315mm
· Construction of 74 standpipes
· Construction of all the relevant fittings to complete the project.
Bids are therefore invited from experienced and competent civil engineering contractors to undertake the works as specified. The successful bidder will be procured using the International Competitive Bidding Method.
The minimum specifications for eligible bidders are detailed in the Bid document.
Bid documents will be available from the offices of the SIERRA LEONE WATER COMPANY (SALWACO) upon payment of a non-refundable fee of SLL400, 000. 00 (Four Hundred Thousand Leones) or One Hundred United States Dollars, for each document (either in cash or by means of a bank guaranteed cheque) made payable to the Sierra Leone Water Company. The deposit is to be paid at the Accounts Department , Tower Hill, Freetown, Sierra Leone between the hours of 08h00 and 17h00 from where the bid documents will be collected. The documents will be available from 09h00 on the 13thJuly 2010.
Technical Enquiries should be addressed to The Technical Director, SALWACO on Tel. No. (+232) 76 610 409 or (+232 33 311 015) or by e-mail to: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
A compulsory briefing and site inspection meeting will be held on 26th July 2010 at 11h00 at the Koinadugu District Offices in Kabala from where the Engineers shall take the prospective tenders to the site of the works.
Completed bid documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope endorsed REHABILITATION OF THE KABALA WATER SUPPLY SCHEME: “BID No. W01/RHKWS/SLWC/2010" must be deposited in the Bid Box, at the offices of SALWACO, PMB 42, Tower Hill, Freetown, not later than 12h00 on 20th SEPTEMBER 2010, at which time the bids will be opened in public.
BIDDERS SHALL TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING BID CONDITIONS:
Ä The Government of Sierra Leone does not bind itself to accept the lowest bid or any other bid and reserves the right to accept the whole or part of the bid;
Ä Bids which are late, incomplete, unsigned or submitted by facsimile or electronically, will not be accepted;
Ä Bids submitted are to be valid for a period of ninety (90) days from the date of submission.
Mr.F.D.Gand,Acting Director General ( SALWACO)
PMB42,Tower Hill, Freetown Sierra Leone
Tel(+232)76 395321 or (+232) 3325845
Date of Issue: 12th July2010
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