AO-Water Sector Institutional Dvlp - P096360
Ministry of Energy & Water-Natl Water Directorate-Financial & Contract Mgmt Unit | Published December 23, 2015 - Deadline March 15, 2016
Design And Construction Of Network And Home Connections For
The Peri-urban Areas Of The City Of Lubango
SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE
Republic of Angola
Water Sector Institutional Development Project (WSIDP)
Credit No.49700 -ANG
Contract Title: DESIGN ANDCONSTRUCTION OF NETWORK AND HOME CONNECTIONS FOR THE PERI-URBAN AREAS OF THE CITY OF LUBANGO
Reference No.: PO 27W3/DAS/15
The Government of the Republic of Angola has received financing fromthe International Development Association (IDA) toward the cost of the Water Sector Institutional Development Project (WSIDP), andit intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract PO 27W3/DAS/15 for theDESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF NETWORK ANDHOME CONNECTIONS FOR THE PERI-URBAN AREAS OF THE CITY OF LUBANGO.
The Financial and Contract Management Unit (FCMU) of the National Water Directorate (DNA) of theMinistry of Energy and Water (MINEA) now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified biddersfor Design and Construction works,comprising the following:
Design of the entire network of theperi-urban areas of the City of Lubango and the construction of around 140 km ofnetwork and 20,000 home connections inpart of the same areas.
The construction works of network will include hand excavation and back filling, pipes and allaccessories, chambers, home connections, testing and commissioning.
Qualifications requirements include:
Technical Experience Requirements
The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that he meets the following experiencerequirement(s):
A. Experience under contracts in therole of contractor, subcontractor, or management contractor for at least the last five (5) years prior to the applicationssubmission deadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months in each year.
B. Participation as contractor, management contractor, or subcontractor, in at least two (2) contracts within the last five(5) years , each with a value of US$8.0 million that have been successfully or are substantially completed and that are similar tothe proposed works. Thesimilarity shall be based on the physical size, complexity, methods, technology or other characteristics as described in SectionVI. Employer's Requirements, including construction of networks and household connections in peri-urban areas in low incomecountries (or other countries with similar peri-urban settlements).
C. For theabove or other contracts executed during the period stipulated in 2.4.2(a) above, a minimum experience in the following keyactivities: Design and Construction of water distribution networks totalizing 30 km.
A. Submissionof audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptable to theEmployer, for thelast five ( 5) years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and its prospectivelong term profitability. Bidders total current assets shall at least be greater than the current liabilities.
B. Minimum average annual turnover ofUSD 12.0 million, calculatedas total certified payments received for contracts in progress or completed, within the last five (5) years.
C. The Bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financialresources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than any contractualadvance payments to meet: (i) the following cash-flow requirement: USD 1.4 million, net of other concurrent commitments.
A margin of preference shall not apply.
Bidding willbe conducted through the International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits, May 2004, revised October 2006 and May 2010 edition, ("Procurement Guidelines"),and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.
Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from the Financial and ContractManagement Unit (FCMU) of the National Water Directorate (DNA) and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from09.00 am to 03.00 pm.
A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested eligiblebidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of five hundred USDollars ($500) or fifty thousand Angolan Kwanzas (50,000.00KZ). The method of payment will be by direct deposit or transfer tofollowing WSIDP project bank account:
ACCOUNT IN KWANZAS
Name of Bank: Banco Caixa Geral Totta de Angola
Nr of Bank Account: 1773486.10.001
ACCOUNT IN USD
Name of Bank: Banco Caixa Geral Totta de Angola
Nr of Bank Account: 1773486.15.001
Bank address: Avenida 4 de Fevereiro, 99
Luanda ? Angola
Name of account Beneficiary: SECRETARIA DE ESTADO DASÁGUAS/FISC.OBRAS
The Bidding Documents can beobtained directly from the Financial andContract Management Unit (FCMU) of the National Water Directorate (DNA) office at theaddress given below or be sent by express air mail for overseas delivery at Bidder´s cost.
Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before March 15, 2016 at 10:00 am. Electronic bidding will notbe permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bidswill be opened in the presence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attendin person at the address below on March 15, 2016 at 10:00 am.
All bids must be accompanied by aUSD 190,000.00 Bid Security orthe equivalent amount in local currency or another freely convertible currency.
The addressreferred to above is:
Ministry of Energy and Water (MINEA)
National Water Directorate (DNA)
Financial and Contract Management Unit (FCMU)
Attn: Mr. Lucrécio Costa
Rua 21 de Janeiro, Sector A, Quarteirão 2, Casa 12 (Ex-escritórios doCOCAN)
Bairro Morro Bento, Luanda,Angola
Tel: +244 949386389