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MARKET SURVEY OF DETECTION IDENTIFICATION AND MONITORING EQUIPMENT FOR USE BY EMERGENCY SERVICE

HOME OFFICE | Published July 22, 2018  -  Deadline August 7, 2018
cpvs
35000000

PRIOR INFORMATION NOTICE MARKET SURVEY OF DETECTION IDENTIFICATION AND MONITORING EQUIPMENT The purpose of this prior information notice (PIN) is to inform you that the UK Home Office will be carrying out a market survey of suitable detection, identification and monitoring (DIM) equipment for use by the emergency services when responding to incidents involving a release of chemical, biological and radiological substances. The DIM equipment to be considered will include what is currently available commercial-off-the shelf, or will be available within the next two years. The information gathered will be used to shape decisions about enhancing the DIM capability of the Fire and Rescue Service in England, as well as informing the requirements for future DIM capabilities for the wider UK response organisations. The manufacturers and suppliers will be requested to provide information about their relevant DIM equipment relating to the equipment capability, equipment performance, maintenance and costs. They will also be requested to share information about any innovative and emerging technology within the market place, and how this will influence the development of DIM equipment in the foreseeable future. The information provided will be treated commercial-in-confidence. The DIM equipment is for use by the emergency services at an incident involving a release of chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) substances. The incident could occur inside a building, transport or in the open environment. The equipment will be used for: • Detection of CBR substances • Identification or categorisation of CBR substances • Monitoring of CBR substances The DIM equipment will be used to inform command decision making and safe systems of work, as well as to support investigative activity. Examples of typical tasks and activities performed by the emergency services include: • Setting and monitoring of cordons • Identifying areas free from CBR contamination • Scene assessment • Safe deployment of assets • Advice on personal protective equipment • Assessment of suspicious (or unknown) solids or liquids • Monitoring the build-up of CBR contamination inside and outside of wet mass decontamination structures • Monitoring of casualties after decontamination to check efficacy of the process • Monitoring of contamination in run-off water from decontamination structures Next steps If you are interested in participating in the market survey please register your interest by emailing the following address by 12 pm on Tuesday 7 August: DIMReview@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk The market survey will be issued in early August.

External Expert Tata Chemicals - RA/32/2018 - 2010 List Rateable Value Appeal

Valuation Office Agency | Published July 12, 2018  -  Deadline August 3, 2018
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71319000

An expert witness is required in connection with an appeal to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) against the decision of the Valuation Tribunal. The decision appealed against is linked here: http://info.valuation-tribunals.gov.uk/Decision_Documents/documents/NDR/066525358322539N10.pdf The main facts and issues in this matter can be found in the published decision of the Valuation Tribunal, however a summary of the main points follows. The subject properties comprise two chemical works engaged in the production of soda ash and sodium bicarbonate. The question for the Upper Tribunal to determine is whether there should then be one or more separate entries in the Rating list in respect of this arrangement, as at 3rd February 2014. The 2014 date is the date at which the physical attributes of the two sites are to be taken into account, together with the physical attributes of the 'locality'. The date at which 'economic' or market factors are to be taken into account is 1st April 2008. A significant limb of Tata Chemical's argument for a single combined 'unit of assessment' encompassing both chemical works (and the pipeline connecting them) is the alleged close functional and economic relationship between the sites. One of the two sites also contains a combined heat and power (CHP) plant that not only provides steam that passes via the pipeline to the other site, (with condensate return) but also provides electricity for the various processes undertaken on both sites. The expert will need to produce an 'Expert Witness Report' and at least one other report in rebuttal of the case advanced by the appellant's industry expert. If the case proceeds to a hearing the expert appointed will also be required to give evidence in chief and be subject to rigorous cross examination by the appellant's counsel. The expert will be required to attend any case conferences [with or without counsel] and exchange correspondence on the matters at issue. The expert will also be required to collaborate with the appellant's industry expert in production of a statement of agreed facts and matters in dispute. Timings for the production of reports have yet to be determined by the Tribunal, but it is likely that the Expert Report will need to be completed by 1st November 2018, with a Rebuttal Report to follow about two months later. Following that, further reports may be needed depending upon guidance from counsel and the Valuation Officer's legal and technical advisers. The hearing date has yet to be determined, but it would most likely be scheduled some time in the spring of 2019. Industry expertise is therefore required to establish the facts that will enable the Tribunal to establish the correct 'unit of assessment'.

PR4177-GOSH-Reagent Rental of Automated Routine Chemical Pathology Analysers

Partners Procurement Service | Published March 2, 2018  -  Deadline April 3, 2018
cpvs

To replace a Clinical Chemistry & Immuonoassay Analysers

Side Stream Filtration System Replacement

DEPARTMENT FOR TRANSPORT | Published February 22, 2018  -  Deadline March 16, 2018
cpvs
45300000

The works will comprise of the replacement of the side stream filtration system at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), 4 Albert Embankment, London SE1 7SR. This will be a single stage fixed price lump sum contract. The proposed contract includes: - the production of a written strategy for the flushing, chemical cleaning and water treatment for the IMO; - a complete water treatment to the low temperature heating water (LTHW) and the chilled water (CHW); and - the completed replacement of the side stream filtration system to the LTHW and CHW systems. The works need to be coordinated with the on-going building use to ensure that no disruption is caused to the occupants. To view the ITT and other relevant documentation, interested parties should sign up to the AWARD portal. All clarification questions and correspondence, including Tender submissions, will go through this portal. To register for the AWARD Portal please email Jenny Turvey (jenny.turvey@dft.gsi.gov.uk) with your named single point of contact and their respective email address. They will then receive an email with their log-in details for the AWARD portal. Note that this contract will be carried out under DfT Conditions of Contract, attached below.

General public services

Westminster City Council | Published November 8, 2017  -  Deadline December 8, 2017
cpvs
75110000, 90910000, 77314000, 98341140

Cleaning, Grounds Maintenance and Concierge Services.

To provide block and estate cleaning communal window cleaning and / or grounds maintenance services and / or Concierge Services

to Westminster City Council's residential stock To provide services to the highest levels of residents satisfaction, professionals standards; costs effectiveness; proactive delivery and with continuous improvements in value for money and services.

Interested organisations should register an account with www.capitalesourcing.com. Once logged in, your organisation will be able to view the tender requirements and all documents and submit your tender response electronically prior to the deadline specified.

Lot 1 — Cleaning Services

Contract for the provision of estate and block cleaning and communal window cleaning.

To provide block and estate cleaning communal window cleaning to Westminster City Council's residential stock. To provide

services to the highest levels of residents satisfaction, professionals standards; costs effectiveness; proactive delivery and with continuous improvements in value for money and services.

To provide cleaning and window cleaning services. The contract includes, but is not limited to, the following areas and cleaning services:

Litter pickings, dusting ledges/railings/skirting, mopping floors, sweeping floor/ground surfaces, cleaning walls, lift sweeping, lift washing external/internal parts, dust mop usage, graffiti removal, keeping chutes clear, unblocking and cleaning chutes, cleaning hoppers and surrounds, cleaning chute shutter, emptying litter bins/insert new bags, scrubbed litter bins, bin chambers and bins cleaning, removing bulk refuse, rotating refuse containers, emptying dog bins/insert new bag, scrubbing dog fouling bins, scrubbing pressure washing/chemical cleaning, shampooing/cleaning carpets, vacuum, stripping floors, polishing floors, buffing floors, washing: doors, screens, estate signs, external ledges railings, walls. Window Cleaning, communal lighting, Cleaning: common rooms, office, kitchen, store room/electrical intake room, toilet bathroom, shower room, laundry drying room. Sorting and delivery of letters to blocks and estates. cleaning at height, removing fly tipped rubbish, cleaning recycling bins.

Ground Maintenance Service

To provide grounds maintenance services. The contract includes, but is not limited to, the following areas and

grounds maintenance services:

o Routine grass cutting

o Edging of green spaces

o Weeding green and hard surfaces

o Maintenance of existing grounds and open spaces, flower beds and shrubs

o Development of schemes & seasonal planting to continuously improve the appearance of the City's housing

land.

Concierge Services

Concierge services are required for the preservation of security in high rise and multiple dwelling blocks. In addition to this there is a requirement to provide temporary fencing and security guards and similar services for events and other such activities.

Resource Use Efficiency (Construction, Chemicals and Metal)

Defra Network eTendering Portal | Published November 6, 2017  -  Deadline November 28, 2017
cpvs
73110000

The construction, chemicals, (including plastics) and metals sectors are very important parts of the UK economy. Research into resource use efficiency over the last 10 or so years has repeatedly found that the three sectors offer significant opportunities for improvements in material efficiency. However, a key data gap is how the 'size of the prize' varies within each of the three sectors, in economic and environmental terms and how the barriers and appropriate role of policy is helping to realise those opportunities. This work will necessitate close engagement with the construction, chemical and metals sub-sectors, but there is an information gap that only publically funded work can fill. The overall aim, to identify the sub-sectors with the greatest opportunities for more efficiency with material use, the potential economic and environmental benefits and costs.

Security, fire-fighting, police and defence equipment

Metropolitan Police Service | Published November 4, 2017
cpvs
35000000, 35200000, 35220000

This PIN notice is intended to provide early engagement with interested suppliers and to ensure that suppliers are well prepared prior to publication of an official tender opportunity. MPS/Authority requirements for Long Public Order Shield (Lot 1) and Short Public Order Shield (Lot 2). Requirements/specifications to the specified shields can be found within the attached document titled [1] PPG-SOR-17-013 PO shields V1. Further information about the PIN and a list of documents can be found under document titled [November 2017.PIN]. This PIN also acts as an opportunity for suppliers to pre-test there shields with available UK testing houses prior to an official tender being published. It is important to note that the MPS will not carry out pre-testing of shields as part of this PIN notice or through a future tender opportunity therefore interested suppliers must pre-test their own shields against the testing criteria (as attached).

Lot 1 [only] — Long Public Order Shield

Please review attached document titled — [1] PPG-SOR-17-013 PO shields V1.

This document will provide full scope of requirements for Long Public Order Shield.

In addition and as part of the pre-testing criteria please also review attached documents titled:

[2] PPG-MTD-12-036 Impact PO shields — V2

[3] PPG-MTD-12-039 Flame Petrol PO shields — V1

[4] PPG-MTD-12-040 PO shield — Chemical — V3

[5] PPG-MTD-12-041 — Force transfer — V3

Please note this PIN notice does not constitute to an award or auto enrolment onto a future OJEU notice for Lot 1 [only] — Long Public Order Shield. The purpose of this PIN notice is purely to engage with interested suppliers at this stage and advertise MPS/Authority requirements. This is also an opportunity for interested suppliers to use this PIN notice (with extended time) to carry out their pre-testing of Long Public Order Shields in readiness of publication of a future tender opportunity. The MPS/Authority envisaged to officially issue a contract notice (via OJEU) by 15/01/2018 (subject to change). Interested suppliers will need to respond to the OJEU notice (once published) in order to fully access tender response documents and participate in the official tender opportunity.

Included in this PIN notice is a questionnaire which is optional for suppliers to complete.

The MPS/Authority will use your response to help devise its strategy. If you do intend to complete the questionnaire please ensure it is sent back to the MPS/Authority via the EU Supply Portal by 17.11.2017 12:00. Further instructions in relation to the questionnaire can be found within the attached document titled [7] Pre-Market Consultation Questionnaire.

Lot 2 [only] — Short Public Order Shield

Please review attached document titled — [1] PPG-SOR-17-013 PO shields V1.

This document will provide full scope of requirements for Short Public Order Shield.

In addition and as part of the pre-testing criteria please also review attached documents titled:

[2] PPG-MTD-12-036 Impact PO shields — V2

[3] PPG-MTD-12-039 Flame Petrol PO shields — V1

[4] PPG-MTD-12-040 PO shield — Chemical — V3

[5] PPG-MTD-12-041 — Force transfer — V3

Please note this PIN notice does not constitute to an award or auto enrolment onto a future OJEU notice for Lot 2 [only] — Short Public Order Shield. The purpose of this PIN notice is purely to engage with interested suppliers at this stage and advertise MPS/Authority requirements. This is also an opportunity for interested suppliers to use this PIN notice (with extended time) to carry out their pre-testing of Short Public Order Shields in readiness of publication of a future tender opportunity. The MPS/Authority envisaged to officially issue a contract notice (via OJEU) by 15.1.2018 (subject to change). Interested suppliers must respond to the OJEU notice (once published) in order to fully participate in the official tender opportunity.

Included in this PIN notice is a questionnaire which is optional for suppliers to complete.

The MPS/Authority will use your response to help devise its strategy. If you do intend to complete the questionnaire please ensure it is sent back to the MPS/Authority via the EU Supply Portal by 17.11.2017 12:00. Further instructions in relation to the questionnaire can be found within the attached document titled [7] Pre-Market Consultation Questionnaire.

Toxicology and Epidemiology Review Services.

Public Health England | Published August 19, 2017
cpvs
90721600

Public Health England (PHE) appointed WRc Plc as the provider of comprehensive toxicological / epidemiological reviews. The service is required to assist in PHE obligation to support the Committee on Toxicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COT), Committee on Carcinogenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COC), Committee on Mutagenicity of Chemicals in Food, Consumer Products and the Environment (COM) and the Advisory Committee on Pesticides (ECP). II.1.6) Information about lots This contract is divided into lots: No II.1.7) Total value of the procurement Value excluding VAT: 662 000.00 GBP II.2) Description II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) 90743100 90721500 71317000 24000000 II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UK Main site or place of performance: PHE Centre for Radiation, Chemicals and Environmental Hazards (CRCE), Chilton, Didcot, Oxon, OX11 0RQ. II.2.4) Description of the procurement The preparation of comprehensive toxicological and/or epidemiological reviews will require the identification and critical appraisal of extensive published literature and/or, less commonly, of unpublished submissions on laboratory and other studies from industry. The areas covered by these committees include chemicals in the following areas: Consumer products, pesticides and veterinary residues, environmental pollutants (air, soil, water and waste). In addition, the committees discuss general principles and new approaches to chemical risk assessment. II.2.5) Award criteria Quality criterion: Technical / Weighting: 70 % Cost criterion: Commercial / Weighting: 30 % II.2.11) Information about options Options: No II.2.13) Information about European Union funds The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No Section IV: Procedure IV.1) Description IV.1.1) Type of procedure Open procedure IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes IV.2) Administrative information IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 047-086361 Section V: Award of contract Title: Provision of Toxicology and Epidemiology Review Services A contract/lot is awarded: Yes V.2 Award of contract V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract 30/06/2017 V.2.2) Information about tenders Number of tenders received: 3 Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3 The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor WRc Plc 2262098 Frankland Road, Blagrove, Wiltshire Swindon SN5 8YF UK NUTS: UK The contractor is an SME: No V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT) Total value of the contract/lot: 662 000.00 GBP V.2.5) Information about subcontracting Section VI: Complementary information VI.4) Procedures for review VI.4.1) Review body Public Health England (PHE) 61 Colindale Avenue London NW9 5EQ UK VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures Public Health England 61 Colindale Avenue London NW9 5EQ UK VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained Public Health England 61 Colindale Avenue London NW9 5EQ UK VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice 17/08/2017 Information added to the notice since publication. Additional information added to the notice since it's publication. No further information has been uploaded. Main Contact: anna.gibson@phe.gov.uk Admin Contact: N/a Technical Contact: N/a Other Contact: N/a Commodity Categories Commodity Categories IDTitleParent Category 24000000Chemical productsMaterials and Products 71317000Hazard protection and control consultancy servicesConsultative engineering and construction services 90721600Radiation protection servicesEnvironmental safety services 90743100Toxic substances monitoring servicesServices related to toxic substances pollution 90721500Toxic substances protection servicesEnvironmental safety services Delivery Locations Delivery Locations IDDescription 100UK - All Alert Region Restrictions The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions. Alert Region Restrictions There are no alert restrictions for this notice. Copyright © Sell2Wales Connect with us Email signup Subscribe to our email newsletter Subscribe Call us on 0800 222 9004 Accessibility| Privacy Policy & Cookies| Site map| Terms & Conditions| © Millstream Associates Limited 2017 //

GB-London: Chemical Inventory and Risk Management System_Jun_17

City, University of London | Published August 16, 2017  -  Deadline August 11, 2017
Winner
LabCup Ltd
cpvs
48430000

City, University of London, is running a tender to appoint a supplier to provide a cloud based online chemical inventory and risk management system.

Communal Water Services Contract.

The Mayor and Bugesses of the Royal Borough of Greenwich | Published July 11, 2017
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45232430

A long term contract for the servicing and maintenance of communal water tanks to keep them clean, hygienic, in good order and specifically for conducting risk assessments, water testing and treatment for the prevention of Legionella at specified locations across the Borough; all in accordance with HSE L8 Guidance, The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, 1999 and all relevant British and European Standards and Codes of Practice. II.1.6) Information about lots This contract is divided into lots: No II.1.7) Total value of the procurement Value excluding VAT: 2 481 765.00 GBP II.2) Description II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) 09321000 24962000 31141000 31161400 39137000 39370000 38421100 41110000 41120000 42122130 42122161 44212233 44611500 44613210 44613500 44621210 45332200 65121000 65122000 65123000 90733300 90733100 II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UKI6 Main site or place of performance: Various social housing blocks in the areas of Greenwich, Greenwich Peninsula, Charlton, Plumstead, Kidbrooke, Eltham, Woolwich, Thamesmead and Abbey Wood in South East London. II.2.4) Description of the procurement The Royal Borough of Greenwich (the ‘Authority’) sought expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced service providers to enter into a long-term partnering arrangement for the delivery of a range of water hygiene and treatment services (the ‘Services’) to its residential housing stock comprising approximately 26 000 properties of which approximately 3 000 are leasehold. The Authority intends to enter into a Term Contract under a bespoke form of TPC 2005 (2013 version) with a single service provider for an initial term of 5 years extendible at the Authority's sole discretion by a further 5 years up to a maximum of 10 years. The Services are in relation to the servicing and maintenance of communal water tanks to keep them clean, hygienic, in good order and specifically for conducting risk assessments, water testing and treatment for the prevention of Legionella at specified locations across the Royal Borough; all in accordance with HSEL8 Guidance, The Water Supply (Water Fittings) Regulations, 1999 and all relevant British and European Standards Codes of Practice. The Services include for the replacement of selected water tanks and associated services, some conversion of blocks to mains water operation and a 24/7 responsive repairs service attending to any water leaks and system breakdowns. In that regard, the Contract will be for a range of water treatment and associated services. Specifically, the services include: Water Hygiene; Risk Assessments; Regular monitoring of hot and cold water systems; Temperature checks, inspections, samples and chlorination of communal water systems; Monitoring for Legionella in hot and cold water storage systems; Maintenance and replacement where required of water storage tanks; Conversion of selected blocks from tank fed water supply to mains water operation; Provision of a 24/7 responsive repairs service to water services and systems. II.2.5) Award criteria Quality criterion: Written submission / Weighting: 60 Cost criterion: Tender price / Weighting: 40 II.2.11) Information about options Options: Yes Description of options: The Contract will be awarded for an initial period of five (5) years extendible at the Authority's sole discretion for 1 further period of 5 years up to a maximum of ten (10) years. Please note the Contract Value quoted is for the initial 5 year term. II.2.13) Information about European Union funds The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No II.2.14) Additional information The Authority wishes to support people who are in unemployed and small and medium enterprises to ensure that there is specific capacity to deliver the service it requires and promote sustainability through its procurement. Therefore this contract may contain community benefit clauses as allowed within Regulations 67 and 70 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Section IV: Procedure IV.1) Description IV.1.1) Type of procedure Restricted procedure IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes IV.2) Administrative information IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 231-421056 Section V: Award of contract Contract No: 2632 Title: Communal Water Services Contract A contract/lot is awarded: Yes V.2 Award of contract V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract 22/06/2017 V.2.2) Information about tenders Number of tenders received: 2 The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor HSL Compliance Limited Alton Business Park, Alton Road Ross-on-Wye HR9 5BP UK NUTS: UKK1 The contractor is an SME: Yes V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT) Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 2 000 000.00 GBP Total value of the contract/lot: 2 481 765.00 GBP V.2.5) Information about subcontracting Section VI: Complementary information VI.4) Procedures for review VI.4.1) Review body High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand London WC2A 2LL UK VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand London WC2A 2LL UK VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained Cabinet Office 70 Whitehall London SW1A 2AS UK VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice 07/07/2017 Information added to the notice since publication. Additional information added to the notice since it's publication. No further information has been uploaded. Main Contact: shughes@savills.com Admin Contact: N/a Technical Contact: N/a Other Contact: N/a Commodity Categories Commodity Categories IDTitleParent Category 42122161Cooling-water pumpsPumps 41110000Drinking waterNatural water 09321000Hot waterSteam, hot water and associated products 41120000Non-drinking waterNatural water 31161400Primary water systemsParts for electrical motors and generators 90733100Surface water pollution monitoring or control servicesServices related to water pollution 90733300Surface water pollution protection servicesServices related to water pollution 44621210Water boilersRadiators and boilers 44613210Water chambersLarge containers 44613500Water containersLarge containers 31141000Water coolersCooling towers 65121000Water demineralisation servicesOperation of a water-purification plant 65122000Water desalination servicesOperation of a water-purification plant 39370000Water installationsMiscellaneous equipment 38421100Water metersFlow-measuring equipment 45332200Water plumbing workPlumbing and drain-laying work 42122130Water pumpsPumps 39137000Water softenersOffice furniture 65123000Water softening servicesOperation of a water-purification plant 44611500Water tanksTanks 44212233Water towersStructural products and parts except prefabricated buildings 24962000Water-treatment chemicalsVarious chemical products 45232430Water-treatment workAncillary works for pipelines and cables Delivery Locations Delivery Locations IDDescription 100UK - All Alert Region Restrictions The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions. Alert Region Restrictions There are no alert restrictions for this notice. Copyright © Sell2Wales Connect with us Email signup Subscribe to our email newsletter Subscribe Call us on 0800 222 9004 Accessibility| Privacy Policy & Cookies| Site map| Terms & Conditions| © Millstream Associates Limited 2017 //

GB-London: Chemical Inventory and Risk Management System_Jun_17

City, University of London | Published June 21, 2017  -  Deadline July 6, 2017
cpvs
48430000

City, University of London, is running a tender to appoint a supplier to provide a cloud based online chemical inventory and risk management system.

Supply and delivery of Chemical Substances

LondonWaste | Published May 28, 2017  -  Deadline December 1, 2024
cpvs
24300000

Supply and delivery of Chemical Substance for the operation for Waste Recycling and Generation.

Supply and delivery of Chemical Substances.

LondonWaste | Published May 27, 2017
cpvs
24300000

Supply and delivery of Chemical Substance for the operation for Waste Recycling and Generation. II.1.5) Estimated total value Value excluding VAT: 7 000 000.00 GBP II.1.6) Information about lots This contract is divided into lots: Yes Tenders may be submitted for all lots II.2) Description Lot No: 1 II.2.1) Title Supply and Transport of Bulk Chemical Substances II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) 24310000 24311500 24315000 24320000 24327000 II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UKI Main site or place of performance: London. II.2.4) Description of the procurement Supply and Delivery of Chemical Substances using Bulk load delivery. II.2.5) Award criteria Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents II.2.6) Estimated value Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 GBP II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system Start: 01/06/2017 End: 01/05/2025 This contract is subject to renewal: No II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited II.2.10) Information about variants Variants will be accepted: No II.2.11) Information about options Options: No II.2.13) Information about European Union funds The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No Lot No: 2 II.2.1) Title Supply and delivery of miscellaneous Chemical Substances II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s) 24310000 24311500 24315000 24320000 24327000 II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UKI Main site or place of performance: London. II.2.4) Description of the procurement The Supply and delivery of Chemical Substances. II.2.5) Award criteria Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents II.2.6) Estimated value Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system Start: 01/06/2017 End: 01/01/2025 This contract is subject to renewal: No II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited II.2.10) Information about variants Variants will be accepted: No II.2.11) Information about options Options: No II.2.13) Information about European Union funds The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No Section IV: Procedure IV.1) Description IV.1.1) Type of procedure Competitive dialogue IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No IV.2) Administrative information IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate Date: 01/12/2024 Local time: 12:00 IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted EN Section VI: Complementary information VI.1) Information about recurrence This is a recurrent procurement: No VI.3) Additional information This will be a Dynamic Purchasing System with a duration from 1.6.2017 to 1.1.2015. Further tendering through the ‘mini-competition’ procedure will be undertaken as the current agreements expire. For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Basic-inorganic-and-organic-chemicals./E94PBRZR26 To respond to this opportunity, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/E94PBRZR26 GO Reference: GO-2017525-PRO-10279389. VI.4) Procedures for review VI.4.1) Review body Court of Appeal Royal Courts of Justice, Strand London WC2A 2LL UK VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures LondonWaste Limited EcoPark, 4 Advent Way London NG18 3AG UK Telephone: +44 2088031322 Internet address(es) URL: www.londonwaste.co.uk VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice 25/05/2017 Information added to the notice since publication. Additional information added to the notice since it's publication. No further information has been uploaded. Main Contact: vera.honey@londonwaste.co.uk Admin Contact: N/a Technical Contact: N/a Other Contact: N/a Commodity Categories Commodity Categories IDTitleParent Category 24300000Basic inorganic and organic chemicalsChemical products 24310000Basic inorganic chemicalsBasic inorganic and organic chemicals 24320000Basic organic chemicalsBasic inorganic and organic chemicals 24311500Hydroxides as basic inorganic chemicalsChemical elements, inorganic acids and compounds 24315000Miscellaneous inorganic chemicalsBasic inorganic chemicals 24327000Miscellaneous organic chemicalsBasic organic chemicals Delivery Locations Delivery Locations IDDescription 100UK - All Alert Region Restrictions The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions. Alert Region Restrictions There are no alert restrictions for this notice. Copyright © Sell2Wales Connect with us Email signup Subscribe to our email newsletter Subscribe Call us on 0800 222 9004 Accessibility| Privacy Policy & Cookies| Site map| Terms & Conditions| © Millstream Associates Limited 2017 //

Horticultural Supply — Chemicals.

London Borough of Haringey — Parks and Leisure | Published May 26, 2017
Winner
Rigby Taylor Limited
cpvs
03000000

Horticultural Supply — Chemicals.

Horticultural Supply — Chemicals

London Borough of Haringey — Parks and Leisure | Published April 11, 2017
Winner
Rigby Taylor Limited
cpvs
03000000

Horticultural Supply — Chemicals.

Services related to water pollution

Defra Network eTendering Portal | Published April 8, 2017  -  Deadline May 12, 2017
cpvs
90733000, 39563000, 42122510, 50511000

Framework to supply and deliver a range of pollution control equipment including provision for a managed service for the Intrinsically Safe Pumps in operational use, including inventory, maintenance and training.

The Framework is primarily intended to meet the needs of the Environment Agency and Fire and Rescue Services (FRS) throughout the UK. The Environment Agency may require the successful Tenderer(s) to provide the goods/services on the same terms to the Northern Ireland Environment Agency, Isle of Man Environment Agency, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency, Highways England, Department of Environment,Agriculture and Rural Affairs and the Department of the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and to its associated bodies including any Agencies and non departmental public bodies. A full list can be found at: http://archive.defra.gov.uk/corporate/about/with/delivery/landscape/documents/public-bodies.pdf

Sorbent products suitable for use in a range of spill incidents including Oil and Chemical spills. All sorbents should comply with BS7959.

General Requirements: The material contained within these products is to be inert, lightweight and dust free (non-linting). Where applicable, outer fabric must allow passage of product to be taken in but be of sufficient structure to fully contain the contents. Booms and pillows may be of either a fixed or loose fill nature, but must have a protective mesh type outer skin to improve durability. Secure non metallic fastenings should be located at such points as to allow the linking of booms to form gap free spans for larger watercourses.

Sheets and rolls should be single thickness only.

Preference will be given to products made from sustainable materials providing they offer acceptable performance and value for money.

Colour Coding — Fire and Rescue Service sorbent requirements. It's required that the colour of sorbents should be standardised to reflect their use in the Fire and Rescue Service and the Environment Agency for the term of the Framework.

All sorbent products should be colour coded in line with British Standard 7959 pt 3. As a guide, the standard colours currently in use are blue oil sorbent products and yellow chemical sorbents, although this may be altered if products are manufactured from a sustainable material that can't be coloured.

Oil Boom Requirements: Operational demands require that booms must be able to retain their structure during long periods of deployment without disintegrating. The outer material must allow the passage of oil and be of sufficient structure to fully contain the contents. All products must retain their hydrophobic/oleophilic properties and structural integrity for a minimum of 14 days continuous use. Results of tests using the British Standard test procedure (BS7959), pt 1 and 2 under normal operating conditions, will be required to confirm products meet these minimum operational standards.

Full specification for the products required is contained within the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar sealing products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

2a) Leak Sealing Paste: Product designed to temporarily seal holes in leaking drums, pipes and vessels.

Single product resistant to both hydrocarbons and chemicals from strong acids to strong alkalis. Non-poisonous and flame resistant. Supplied ready mixed in individual wide necked, shatter-proof plastic containers.

Outer container must be able to be opened by people using Fire and Rescue Service issue gloves, or have alternative application method.

All products supplied must have a minimum use by date of 24 months from date of despatch.

Tenderers should specify the size to be offered, which should be approx. 400 - 500 grams.

2b) Leak sealing devices: Product designed to temporarily seal holes in leaking drums, pipes and tanks.

The device should be resistant to hydrocarbons and chemicals from strong acids to strong alkalis and able to be easily operated by people using FRS gloves.

The device should be suitable for use from a safe distance away from the leaking container due to the potential health and safety risks posed by inhaling or contact with hazardous substances.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar sealing products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

3a) Disposable/Single use Drain Sealing Mat

Product designed to temporarily seal off drain grates to prevent ingress of liquid.

Constructed from malleable bentonite clay or agreed suitable alternative.

Both main surfaces of the mat should be covered with a removable material e.g. polyethylene membrane, to aid deployment. Mats will have integrated strength to maintain dimensional integrity while in use, but not so as to preclude cutting or joining together to protect a larger drain.

The product must be suitable for use in high and low temperatures.

To be packed in individual airtight packaging. All products supplied must have a minimum use by date of 24 months from date of despatch.

Tenderers should specify the size of mats to be offered although it's anticipated that mats should be able to be deployed on all standard road and yard drain sizes with a minimum size of 45 cm x 45 cm or 65 cm x 45 cm.

3b) Inflatable Drain Sealing Device: Product designed for inflation in drains or gullies to contain spills.

All parts of the drain sealing device should have high chemical resistance, be resistant to hydrocarbons, be cold and heat resistant and be able to support a 5 metre head of contained liquid.

The material they are made from should be of a robust enough to maintain functionality during long term and repeated use.

The device must be able to be inserted up to 2 metres inside a manhole without the need to people to enter enclosed spaces. Manual or High pressure hose inflation methods will be considered, but the equipment offered must be capable of being pumped up manually as a back up method and have a regulator to stop over inflation which ever method is used.

The inflation hose should be a minimum of 2 metres in length and extendible by parts.

Each device is to be fitted with a shut off valve to enable inflation apparatus to be removed and leave the device in place.

All parts for the drain sealing device e.g. carry bags, inflation pump, bags and inflation hoses should also be available individually as spare parts.

Tenderers should specify the size/s to be offered, although it's anticipated that devices should be able to seal drains 10 cm diameter and above.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar drain sealing products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

Lot 4 Containment Booms

4a) Product designed to be used on the land to act as liquid containment barrier.

The boom should be designed for single use only and be constructed from polyethylene or similar material.

The boom should be resistant to chemicals including to acids and alkalis and be suitable for use with flammable liquids or in combustible atmospheres.

Be reasonably resistant to tearing to allow movement of the boom once deployed.

Must be clearly visible in sodium lighting; we anticipate that these be available in a bright colour to aid visibility.

Unused the boom should be approx. 600 mm wide with 2 water and airtight seams producing 3 longitudinal sections, ideally 2 wide sections and a narrow central section for stability, but other designs will be considered. The boom should be supplied in approx. 100 m lengths but be suitable for cutting to shorter lengths if necessary; other lengths will be considered provided they can still meet existing stowage restrictions.

Booms should have non metallic fastenings securely fixed at either end to join booms together or to secure the boom to wooden stakes as in Lot 13 (e).

Be flexible enough to easily cut into smaller lengths (typically 10 m) and fold down to fit into a Grab Pack (see Lot 12 for size specification).

4b Product designed to operate on land to act as a liquid tight barrier and also suitable for use on water.

The boom should have a ballast configuration to form a seal on land, with airtight longitudinal seam(s) to produce a multi chamber boom suitable for containing major spills and fire-water.

Manufactured from polyethylene or similar material. Be chemical and hydrocarbon and puncture resistance.

Be suitable for use with flammable liquids or combustible atmospheres.

Be available in a bright colour to aid visibility.

Be on a reel or have another method of deployment for speed and ease of use.

Have a safe method or carrying and be easy to use by people wearing FRS gloves.

Have separate connectors to allow inflation with water/air.

Be able to fit inside Fire and Rescue Service Environmental Protection Units, with all associated parts. Approx dimensions: 1 000 mm wide un-inflated and be supplied in 150 m lengths (not segmented); which can be cut to the length required; other shorter lengths will be considered provided they can still meet existing stowage restrictions and the sections be easily and quickly joined together to make a boom up to 150 metres long if required.

Booms should have fastenings securely fixed at either end to join booms together or to secure the boom to wooden stakes as in Lot 12 (e).

Be able to hold back liquid to a minimum depth/head of 40 cm or higher if used on land.

4c) Reusable buoyancy boom for use on water to contain floating contaminants.

The boom should be constructed of a material resistant to hydrocarbons with integrated float sections and ballast to ensure it remains vertical in water with approximately 2/3 below the water surface and 1/3 above when in position.

Be available in approx 3 m lengths that can be securely joined to cross longer water courses and have an overall height of approx. 250 mm. Be flexible to aid stowage.

Booms should have non metallic fastenings securely fixed at either end to join booms together or to secure the boom to wooden stakes as in Lot 12 (e).

4d) Spares for existing products

The Environment Agency/FRS currently have a number of Oko Tek booms in service that require spares parts or replacement lengths of boom to avoid unnecessary replacement. These items will be a supplementary offer to the core items listed above and whilst bids for the spares alone will not be accepted, Tenderers will not be precluded from bidding for the core items alone.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar boom products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

Self Erecting Pools: Product designed for rapid deployment under leaking tanks and vehicles, e.g. car and lorry fuel tanks.

Constructed from polyethylene or similar hydrocarbon and low hazard chemical resistant material. Suitable for reuse with the base to be reinforced and resistant to punctures or abrasions.

Product is suitable for storage at high and low temperatures without deterioration. Product should be collapsible to aid stowage.

Suitable protective carrying bags with handles should be available for each size of product to prevent damage in stowage and ease transport when off a vehicle.

Products must be easy to remove from carrying bags by people using FRS issue gloves.

Individual repair or replacement spare items should be available.

Pool capacity should be within +/- 10L of the following sizes required:

– 130 litre capacity;

– 250 litre capacity;

– 1 500 litre capacity.

A full specification for this product is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar containment products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

Roll-over Tanks: Product designed for rapid deployment under or alongside leaking road tankers to containing leaking hydrocarbons and chemicals from strong acids to strong alkalis.

Should be between 6 000- 7 500 litre capacity.

Constructed from polyethylene or similar hydrocarbon and chemical resistant material.

Suitable for reuse with a reinforced base and resistant to punctures or abrasions.

— Product is suitable for storage at high and low temperatures without deterioration. Product should be collapsible to aid stowage.

Suitable protective carrying bags with handles should be available for each size of product to prevent damage in stowage and ease transport when off a vehicle.

Product must be easy to remove from carrying bags by people using FRS issue gloves.

Individual spare items should be available.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar containment products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

Over Pack Drums: Designed to enclose damaged containers in a liquid and air tight environment.

Constructed from low density polyethylene or similar material.

Tenderers should specify the Packing Groups (CDG Regulations) the drum is suitable for containing.

Over pack drums must be able to be handled and top tightened with a minimum of tools while user is wearing full chemical protective clothing; for health and safety reasons, drums must be able to be sealed without risk of damage to Personal Protective Equipment.

The appropriate sized drum liners for these items to protect them from contamination are also required

A range of sizes should be offered and must include standard kegs or drums of 25 50 and 205 litres; ideally the 3 drum sizes should be able to be stored stacked inside one another.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document

Other sizes may be required during the framework term as operational need dictates.

8a) Flexible Tanks and Tank Liners

Re-usable, self-supporting tank used for storing water, oils or low hazard chemicals.

The tank should be open topped design and constructed of a durable polyester or similar material .2 sizes are required:

– 1000 — 1500 litres capacity.

– 6000 — 7500 litre capacity.

The tank should have a means of being secured to the ground designed into its structure.

The base of the tank should be resistant to punctures and abrasions and be able to be stored at high and low temperatures without deterioration.

Carry bags, with handles, to protect the tank during stowage and transport should be available.

Liners are required to protect the tank structural material from contaminants while in use; these should be made of polyethylene or similar material and have a thickness of at least 150 micron.

Tank liners and carry bags should be available as individual spares items.

Individual spare items and repair kit should be available.

8b) Frame Tanks and Tank Liners

Re-usable frame supported tank used for storing water, oils or low hazard chemicals.

The tank should be open topped design and constructed of a durable polyester or similar material.

— 2 sizes are required:

– 1 000 — 1 500 litres capacity.

– 6 000 — 7 500 litres capacity.

The tank should have a means of being secured to the ground designed into its structure.

The base of the tank should be resistant to punctures and abrasions and be able to be stored at high and low temperatures without deterioration.

Carry bags, with handles, to protect the tank during stowage and transport should be available.

Liners are required to protect the tank structural material from contaminants while in use; these should be made of polyethylene or similar material and have a thickness of at least 150 micron.

Tank liners and carry bags should be available as individual spares items.

Individual spare items and repair kit should be available.

Other similar containment products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Pumps

9a) Intrinsically Safe Portable Pump and accessories

Pump to transfer liquids and/or fire-water from tanks/containers/sewers or containment area on hard standing or a watercourse to a safe storage area.

Designed to be intrinsically safe in potentially explosive and flammable atmospheres.

A water driven pump is the preferred method of powering the pump. Other power sources will be considered providing they meet the design constraint above

Pumps and accessories should be as small, compact and lightweight for easy transportation on Fire and Rescue Service vehicles which often have limited stowage capacity.

Unit must be portable and suitable for rapid deployment in emergency situations.

Positive 2” displacement pump complete with hoses (non-collapsible suction hose minimum 10 m and delivery hose minimum 20m) and vacuum attachments with ground nozzles, which are capable of pumping a range of chemicals and waste products including particulate matter up to 10 mm. The unit should be constructed to enable the media to pass through the pump without restriction and have a minimum performance level of 25 000 litres/hour.

If required to power the pump water supply couplings for the turbine must be compatible with standard fire service 62.5 mm instantaneous couplings with spring loaded pressure release, inlet hose with male coupling, outlet hose with female coupling.

If an alternative power source pump is proposed, it must come complete with all accessories/connections for operation with that power source maintenance manual must be included with all units supplied.

A comprehensive spares service should also be available for the product .

9b) Small Portable Pump and accessories

Small, portable and lightweight (maximum 25 kg) pump, for example to allow fuel to be removed from leaking tanks to a safe containment system.

The pump should be able to be operated by 1 person by mechanical or manual operation

The pump must be able to be operated in areas of limited space, such as under vehicles or under tanks/bunds.

The pump and all attachments/accessories must be safe for use to pump flammable liquids, resistant to hydrocarbons and chemicals from strong acids to strong alkalis.

Be easily operated by people using FRS gloves.

The pump should be weatherproof so that it can be operated in all weathers.

— If powered the pump must be able to be run dry without damage to the pump

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar pump products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

Managed Service for Portable Pumps

A comprehensive managed service including inventory, maintenance, repair, spares and replacement parts service is required for the portable pumps currently in service with Fire and Rescue Services throughout England.

i) Inventory and Maintenance Management

— Develop and maintain a register of all existing peristaltic pumps held by Fire and Rescue Services in England.

— Assess current status of all pumps in service to develop a planned repair/maintenance programme.

— Prepare initial condition report for all pumps identified with prioritised maintenance schedule for year 1.

— Maintain a log of planned servicing and ad-hoc repairs for all pumps, including any new equipment brought into service or decommissioned during the term of the framework.

ii) Annual Service Programme

— Provide a planned annual service programme to provide preventative maintenance for pumps in service to be carried out at the base location of the pump(s).

— Programme will be agreed annually with the nominated Environment Agency contact.

— Servicing will usually be carried out at FRS premises throughout England, although it may be necessary to service pumps at alternative sites occasionally.

— A record of all services planned and completed, including any additional repairs undertaken.

iii) Reactive Call-out/Repair Service to provide reactive maintenance/repair of pumps at FRS, premises or whilst deployed on incident sites throughout England.

— Tenderers must be able to provide an efficient and competent nationwide call-out service. Attendance at site by a suitably qualified engineer and repair made within 5 working days of the initial request for assistance.

iv) Supply of spares/accessories including the following items:

— Suction and discharge hoses.

— Small section filter approx. 150 mm diameter, with connection for hoses.

— Vacuum head attachment, with connection for hoses.

— Disc Strainer, with connection for hoses.

— Other appropriate spares as required.

v) Training

Develop and maintain a training programme for basic pump maintenance to be rolled out to individual FRS brigades.

Tenderers should provide details on what form of training they are able to offer, suggested content and the training materials available to support this.

Service requirements may be amended during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

A full specification for these services is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Spill Kit Grab Pack Bags

Robust construction bag to be used to carry emergency spill kit equipment in incidents.

Suitable for multiple use in wet environments and suitable for re-stocking with equipment as necessary.

—Dimensions 50 cm x 50 cm x 20 cm deep with a strong and secure adjustable shoulder strap, similar to a newspaper delivery bag. The bag must be no larger the specified dimensions and no more than 5 mm smaller on any single dimension to enable storage in the designated area of the fire service appliances and carry the necessary equipment.

The bag must be top opening with a secure means of fastening.

— Hard wearing, flexible waterproof material to enable the bag to be re-used.

— Colour should be Forest Green or similar, with high visibility/reflective strips.

— Bags are to be available with either white printing, script and logos, or with a secure clear fronted pocket on the front to enable an A4 sized sheet to be inserted.

— Partner organisations may have their own specifications for logos and material colour which will be agreed at the time of ordering with that organisation.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Lot 12 Sundry Items

12a) Plastic Bags

— Clear disposable 500 gauge polythene bags.

— Size approximately 1 200 mm x 1 800 mm open on one short side.

12b) Adhesive Tape

—White 50 mm x 60 m (approx length) waterproof adhesive tape.

—Must be suitable for use in all weather conditions and high and low temperatures.

—10 mm printing and logos in Pantone 574; exact script. Partner organisations may have their own specifications for logos and pantone colour which will be agreed at the time of ordering with that organisation.

12c) Hazard Warning Diamonds

— 10 cm self adhesive labels.

— For the use in the storage and transport of hazardous goods and dangerous substances.

— Should conform to current ADR (for road) requirements.

— The labels should identify all nine different classifications of hazardous goods and dangerous substances.

— Labels should be resistant to fading or peeling.

— The labels should be available for ordering by individual hazard type.

12d) Cable Ties

— Single use plastic cable ties.

— Approximately 4.5 mm x 250 mm in various colours.

— These must be sturdy enough for easy use by fire fighters wearing protective gloves.

12e) Wooden stakes

— Intended for use securing booms (sorbent and fence booms) while in use.

— Wooden stakes of minimum dimensions 75 mm2 cross section x 500 mm; with 1 end shaped to ease penetration into the ground. The stakes should be able to be with stand the impact of being knocked into hard ground without breaking or splintering.

— Stakes must be produced from FSC certified timber.

12f) Drain Tracing Dye

— Coloured dye designed to be used to show liquid flow in drains and pipes to determine where outfalls from drainage systems emerge.

— Products must breakdown rapidly and be safe for use in environmentally sensitive areas and present minimal risk to fish and other aquatic fauna and flora.

— Liquid and powder products will be considered and a range of colours should be available.

A full specification for these products is contained in the Invitation to Tender Document.

Other similar sundry products may be required during the lifetime of the framework as operational needs dictate.

PHE_H&WB_Mang. of UK Focal Point Early Warning System-New Psychoactive Substance

Public Health England | Published March 30, 2017
cpvs
85140000

Please note: if PHE does not get interest in the project, then PHE will not issue a tender but will do a direct award to a supplier. Express interest at: https://phe.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=31334 Provision of specific reports to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) when new substances appear in the UK. The Early Warning System (EWS) on New Psychoactive Substances was established through a European Council Decision and is required to be implemented through National Focal Points. In the UK, the network is currently co-ordinated by a chemist and an academic working in the field of drugs. Specific Tasks are:  Provision of support to the EWS expert and network, by organising and minuting meetings, assisting in the production and submission of reports on the operation of the EWS to the EMCDDA  Act as a central point for co-ordinating chemical analytical activities amongst laboratory-based network members;  Maintain and co-ordinate a network of specialists in forensic science, toxicology and others across the United Kingdom, and regularly contact them to obtain information required for the EWS. This regular liaison is carried out mostly by e-mail. Network members are encouraged to discuss, at national level, information on new substances and new developments at an early stage even if substantive evidence is limited;  6-monthly reports to the EMCDDA detailing occurrences of substances covered by the EWS as notified by organisations participating in the network; carry out background research to identify basic information (chemistry, availability, pharmacology and toxicology) where feasible. Obtain analytical data on the new substance from the network sources;  Be the national (UK) contact for the EMCDDA, receiving information from it and disseminating this within the UK as appropriate. Be available to deal with telephone and e-mail enquiries from EMCDDA on a wide range of issues.  detailed responses to specific requests from the EMCDDA for more information on new psychoactive substances, for example, prior to risk-assessment;  participation in expert meetings within the UK and organised by the EMCDDA;  Providing replies to ad hoc requests from the EMCDDA and Department of Health (When information requested is not readily available, the Focal Point is expected - within the limits of its available resources - to make reasonable efforts to obtain this information;  Keep the Head of Focal Point informed of any developments concerning the EWS, which may have an impact on the operation of the Focal Point. In addition, the contractor will from time to time be required to coordinate and/or contribute, and often under the guidance of the Head of the Focal Point, to other ad-hoc requests relevant to the EWS such as: • Deal with specific requests from Home Office/Advisory Council on Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) on EWS matters etc

Response of aquatic wildlife - application of stringent wastewater tertiary treatment

Defra Network eTendering Portal | Published March 2, 2017  -  Deadline December 9, 2016
Winner
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
cpvs
79313000

Objectives Review chemical determinands measured for site downstream of the STP for changes in chemistry before, during and after GAC treatment. •Review habitat quality for invertebrates from macrophyte and RHS information •Plot macroinvertebrate scores (ASPT, BMWP etc) for each sampling site over duration of records •Plot abundance of each macroinvertebrate family for each sampling site over duration of records •Plot changes in diatom community over time as far as data permits. •Examine communities before, during and after the GAC period. Do Pearson product-moment correlations for all forms of wildlife downstream of the STP against conductivity (a reliable marker of GAC activity but others may also be suitable). Identify if any statistically significant change in any wildlife occurred with respect to GAC operation. If changes in wildlife occurred associated with the GAC running, would they be indicated as beneficial under the WFD scoring system, in other words leading to higher BMWP, ASPT scores etc.

Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services

Defra Network eTendering Portal | Published December 24, 2016
Winner
Tellams Incineration
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77000000, 03320000, 77100000, 15112000, 77610000, 77600000, 03000000, 03322000, 44612000, 03324000, 24110000, 24100000, 98390000, 60100000, 90513300, 90000000, 90513000, 90510000, 90512000, 34000000, 60000000, 63121100, 76000000, 79921000

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) is an Executive Agency of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and delivers the Animal Health and Welfare policies of Defra, Scottish Government and Welsh Government across Great Britain (GB). Its principal function is the safeguarding of animal health and welfare and public health, which in turn support economic growth and trade.

From time to time, the APHA and other GB government (central, devolved and local authorities) may have a need to employ a range of contractors to deliver certain types of work on its behalf. The Authority has appointed 65 Providers onto a GB-wide, multi-supplier Framework for the delivery of any work as described in the 21 lots described in this notice. APHA will be the operational agents for the delivery of the Goods and Services under the Framework on behalf of the Authority. The Framework is open to other Contracting Bodies as detailed within this notice.

The services under this lot will require Providers to value agricultural plant and equipment and other property, animal feed/fodder, crops and both pedigree and non-pedigree animals including those from the following species:

— Bovines (where Valuation Rate Cards do not apply);

— Ovines;

— Porcines;

— Caprines;

— Avians (for species or breeds where Valuation Rate Cards do not apply);

— Cervines;

— Camelids;

— Equines;

— Canines;

— Felines;

— Ratites.

It is possible that Providers may also be required to value other species not listed above.

There may be some situations where the Owner has a legal right to appeal the original valuation ( Lot 1). In the event of a valuation being disputed by the Owner in either support of Daily Routine Work or in an Outbreak or Incident, the Authority may require the provision of Expert Valuation services delivered by an Expert Valuer(s) with experience in valuing the class of animal/bird/other whose value is being disputed.

The Monitor Valuation Service will involve an audit of the range of valuations being submitted (this would be most likely to occur in a large Outbreak) and aims to ensure that Valuers and Expert Valuers are completing the valuation assessments correctly and consistently.

Monitor Valuation services must be provided by a Monitor Valuer with appropriate skills and experience (typically, a Monitor Valuer will have much greater depth of experience than an Expert Valuer or Valuer).

This lot has been included to allow Contracting Bodies to access a range of flexible solutions for analysing market and sales data in order to generate rate cards/table valuations. It should be noted that at this time, it is expected that this service would be required to cover a range of poultry species/production systems.

The intention of this lot is to seek Providers that can assist Contracting Body's in catching poultry in a welfare friendly manner prior to any other process being undertaken. CGU services may be provided by the Contracting Body or 3rd Party providers as detailed in Lot 10. Other processes may include the taking of blood samples, clinical inspection or possibly culling the birds.

The intention of this lot is to allow Contacting Bodies to access the services of professional herders and drovers to assist in a range of operations. The majority of this work will fall into Outbreak/Incident response, though there may be a small element of Daily Routine Work assigned, for example, if a Keeper does not present their animals for inspection in the proscribed manner, legislation provides for government to have this work completed and then to recover any costs for this service from the keeper.

In an Outbreak or Incident, animal handlers or drovers or specialised equipment may be required to assist in the catching/collection of animals prior to further processes being applied — which may include clinical examination, further testing or culling. The handling methods will depend on the size and species of livestock, but shall meet with relevant administration's Code of Recommendations for the species. These can be found located on the relevant administrations website:

For red meat species, the preferred method of culling involves the use of a Captive Bolt Gun (CBG), which is followed immediately by pithing (the manual destruction of the brain and brain stem). Other culling methods may be used at the Contracting Body's discretion.

Operations may only begin when the Contracting Body grants permission. APHA/Contracting Body reserves the right to oversee these operations to ensure compliance with relevant welfare legislation.

In an Outbreak or Incident, Slaughtermen will be licensed to move on and off Affected Premises (APs), by issue of a notice from the Contracting Body. The notice will prescribe what must and must not happen on the AP and requires the Slaughtermen to follow strict bio-security guide lines, including wearing required PPE/RPE. Failure to observe the measures required in the notice is an offence under the Animal Health Act 1981, section 73. Slaughtermen may be required to go through an induction process to work on each AP.

In some instances, where animals are fractious or difficult to handle (for example feral cattle), free bullet (rifle) Marksmen may be required to cull them from a distance using a rifle and ammunition suitable for the species being culled. Use of other free bullet weapons may also be required, such as carbines and shotguns. The type of weapon required will be further defined in the call off process.

All Marksmen must hold relevant FAC/licences and permits to use their weapon and carry its associated ammunition. All free-bullet Marksmen must also hold a British Association for Shooting and Conservation Deer Stalking Certificate Level 1 (BASC DSC1) or international equivalent. In some instances, Marksmen may be required to have their FAC varied to allow them to cull other animal types, if required.

In some instances, Dart Gun Operators (DGOs) may be required to use tranquiliser guns/darts to sedate animals, generally before they are culled.

Operations may only begin when the Contracting Body grants permission. APHA/Contracting Body reserves the right to oversee these operations to ensure compliance with relevant welfare legislation.

In an Outbreak, DGOs will be licensed to move on and off Affected Premises (AP's), by issue of a notice from the Contracting Body. The notice will prescribe what must and must not happen on the AP and requires the Operatives to follow strict bio-security guide lines, including wearing required PPE. Failure to observe the measures required in the notice is an offence under the Animal Health Act 1981, section 73. DGOs may be required to go through an induction process to work on each AP.

Containerised Gassing Units (CGUs) may be required to deal with depopulation activities on a poultry farm. Trained and appropriately WATOK certified operatives should be provided as part of this service, as should the CGU, the requisite gas mix, any PPE/RPE (likely to be FFP3 standard as a minimum) required and any manual handling equipment (e.g. a Tele handler) to move kit about the farm. Note that the term ‘CGU Operators’ includes all employees of the provider engaged with delivering the services on the Affected Premises.

Operations may only begin when APHA/Contracting Body grants permission. APHA/Contracting Body reserves the right to oversee these operations to ensure compliance with relevant welfare legislation.

This lot has been designed to address Daily Routine Work requirements for the APHA and other interested Contracting Bodies.

There will be a requirement for a range of (generally) farmed animals to be gathered and removed prior to being transported in an approved manner to a facility (either owned or subcontracted by the Provider) where slaughter and further processes will be undertaken. This may be because animals are found which have not been identified or registered in accordance with current legislative requirements.

This lot gives the opportunity for providers to offer methods (including new or novel ones) for the mass depopulation of animals on an AP. The Authority is seeking to add providers that can provide alternative Depopulation solutions to a framework. All methods must be approved under WASK, and might include:

— Electrical stun/kill;

— Anoxic gas mixtures;

— Other gas mixtures;

Chemical Euthanasia (Lethal Injection).

Other types of depopulation services may be available which the Authority is not aware of — methods should be welfare friendly and comply with relevant legislation. Services may include Whole House Gassing, anoxic gas/foam delivery systems, gassing bags etc. Further instructions regarding the use of these culling methods would be issued at the time of call off.

This lot is seeking Providers of general transport services who could be used to collect and deliver a range of large/bulky items around Great Britain. For Daily Routine Work, it's expected there would be a lead in time provided, outlining the quantity of items required to be hauled and the timeframe within it should be completed. In an Outbreak situation, there is likely to be a lead in time of between 6 and 12 hours notice of the requirements. It is highly likely that out of hours and weekend deliveries would be required to support an Outbreak or Incident.

A range of transport options are considered from curtain sided trailers to open top lorries to move a range of items around GB (e.g. Containerised Gassing Units, animal handling equipment, plant health trailers, welfare units etc.). Most items are stored at a central site and would need to be delivered to the directed site within a very short period of time during an Outbreak or Incident. Driver's must be trained and certified.

This Lot is seeking the safe and biosecure disposal by incineration of waste materials in a disposal facility or via a mobile incinerator approved for the processing such material under the relevant ABP/WID legislation. Unless specified, the word ‘incinerator’ means both fixed plant or mobile incineration device.

If the incinerator provides an ‘ashes back’ service to clients (for example when providing a pet cremation service) and it incinerates specified risk material, the incinerator will be subject to an intensive cleansing and disinfection process prior to any ash being able to be returned to clients.

The incinerator must be able to process a minimum of 1 (one) tonne per hour of waste material and should have access to a dedicated weighbridge/weighing mechanism.

Providers should make alternative arrangements for processing their BAU waste at their own cost should it not be possible to allow the incinerator to continue processing routine waste.

This Lot is seeking the safe and biosecure disposal by rendering of waste materials in a disposal facility approved for the processing of Category 1 or Category 2 Materials under the relevant ABP legislation. Multiple Providers from Lot 16 may be required to provide the Service. Providers must be willing to work with 3rd party Providers form Lot 16.

Providers should make alternative arrangements for processing their Daily Routine Work waste at their own cost should it not be possible to allow the Disposal Facility to continue processing this material. If the Provider has more than one disposal line available for the provision of the Services, it may be possible to continue with Daily Routine Work at the same time — this will only be possible if the disposal line used to process Category 1 or 2 Waste materials is completely separate and biosecure, including separate dedicated entrances and exits to and from the Disposal Facility. In an outbreak situation APHA will need to check the pre.

Transport of Waste materials which may be classified as UN class 6 dangerous goods by ADR legislation, as enforced in Great Britain by CDG 2009 (SI 2009 No 1348) and in Northern Ireland by CDG 2010 (SR 160)

Drivers must be trained and certified commensurate to the relevant type of vehicle and dangerous goods being carried. Vehicles must also comply with the relevant parts of the CDG 2009 and CDG 2010 legislation.

Transport of waste materials must be in leak-proof, sealed ‟containers‟. When in a sheeted container or vehicle, the load shall be covered by an additional top liner weighted down by absorbent material treated with an appropriate disinfectant. Transport providers are required as part of the specification to provide absorbent material e.g. sawdust, shavings and Visqueen Polythene sheeting or equivalent. It is also compulsory that a number of miscellaneous items be carried on board. Details can be found in the ADR legislation and guidance notes but will include, as a minimum.

This lot has been designed to address Daily Routine Work requirements for the APHA and other interested Contracting Bodies. From time to time, there may be a requirement for a range of farm animals to be transported from their current location and then transported in an approved manner to another site. Reason for the use of this service may include, but are not limited to:

— Animals which are subject to a court order and need to be removed for their own welfare.

— When animals are on vehicles that during inspection are deemed to be unsuitable or unsafe for onward transit of the load and they need to be diverted to another location.

There may be occasions where a rapid response to a call for service would be required, for example when the evacuation of animals is required because of imminent or likely risk to their welfare (e.g. flooding).

The main types of animals include:

— Bovines;

— Ovines;

— Porcines;

— Caprines;

— Cervines;

— Camelids;

— Equines;

— Poultry.

Though from time to time,

The Authority or other Contracting Body (which will generally be the Local Authority) may on occasion need to safely transport animals or birds, which are:

— Illegally landed (for example not accompanied with health certification, or incomplete or incorrect health certification) and are therefore liable to action such as being detained and or subject to quarantine.

— Suspected of being infected with or exposed to a notifiable disease or other disease or agent, e.g. rabies,

Suitable precautions must be taken by any Provider delivering this service to ensure human and animal safety, including minimising risks to workers and the general public. Diseases such as rabies which are zoonotic can be potentially transmitted between animals and people.

Animals infected by diseases such as rabies may become aggressive, so care must be taken when working with them. Further information is available for Providers about working with zoonotics on the Health and Safety Executive pages or from.

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) have a statutory responsibility to fulfil the requirements of Council Regulation (EC) No 1/2005, dealing with the protection of animals during transport and related operations to ensure that the welfare of the animals is safeguarded in the event that APHA is responsible for either identifying non-compliance by transporters and/or detention of animals as envisaged under Article 22 and Article 23 of the Regulation:

In the event of an outbreak of a Notifiable Avian Disease (NAD — this includes Newcastle Disease and avian influenza) various means of euthanasia may be employed by the APHA. One such method is a system which has been devised and set up for the gassing of birds in Containerised Gassing Units (CGUs). These containers have been specifically designed for the purpose, utilising standard modules in common use in the poultry industry for containing the birds. The preferred gas mix is an argon/carbon dioxide mix at a ratio of 80/20 with a maximum oxygen content of 2 %. If water fowl are being dealt with, the preferred gas mix would have a 0 % oxygen mix. This lot has been included to generally allow the Authority or Contracting Body's to call of the gas for use in their own CGUs.

There is a small amount of Daily Routine Work within this lot, mainly around supporting APHA field training activities.

The Authority or other Contracting Body may have a requirement to source a range of flexible package or containment systems to assist in the safe collection and storage of a range of hazardous waste materials. This may include animals or animal by products that have been exposed to biological, chemical and radioactive material. These goods maybe sourced in advanced of their requirement or sought urgently in the event of an Outbreak or Incident.

The purpose of this lot is to allow potential Providers to outline the types of systems they could offer which in the event of needing the goods, could easily be accessed via this framework.

Products may include flexible packaging systems, such as foldable boxes or plastic packaging in a range of sizes and quantities. All products must comply with the relevant legislation and industry guidelines that apply to the end use purpose of the product.

Chemcial Waste Disposal Services

 | Published July 25, 2016  -  Deadline August 24, 2016
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The University generates roughly 6 tonnes per year of chemical waste. All full breakdown of which is found at Appendix B to the tender document. The University of Exeter (UOE) wish to appoint a single waste management contractor for the collection of all of its chemical waste requirements. It is anticipated the contracts will commence in August 2016 and run for an initial 2 year period with the option to extend for a further year (maximum 3 years). To take part in this tender exercise please register and download tender documents from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofexeter/aspx/Home