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OAS Phase 2 Apprentice Training Provision at UKAEA Culham Science Centre.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published June 20, 2017
cpvs
80000000

UKAEA are looking to collaborate with a partner organisation to establish a centre of excellence for training engineering apprentices at intermediate, advanced and higher levels. This collaborative approach will be achieved by a governance structure, including a steering group comprising of Training Provider employees and UKAEA employees. The training centre, OAS, will build upon the success of award-winning, established training schemes at UKAEA, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), who rely on a supply of highly qualified engineers to meet their business needs within the high-growth engineering sector. OAS aim is to deliver high quality apprenticeships to produce highly qualified, work ready and relevantly skilled technicians at a scale that will address the skills gap in Oxfordshire and the surrounding area. II.1.6) Information about lots This contract is divided into lots: No II.2) Description II.2.3) Place of performance NUTS code: UKJ14 Main site or place of performance: Culham Science Centre, Abingdon Oxfordshire. II.2.4) Description of the procurement UKAEA are looking to collaborate with a partner organisation to establish a centre of excellence for training engineering apprentices at intermediate, advanced and higher levels. This collaborative approach will be achieved by a governance structure, including a steering group comprising of Training Provider employees and UKAEA employees. The training centre, OAS, will build upon the success of award-winning, established training schemes at UKAEA, and the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), who rely on a supply of highly qualified engineers to meet their business needs within the high-growth engineering sector. OAS aim is to deliver high quality apprenticeships to produce highly qualified, work ready and relevantly skilled technicians at a scale that will address the skills gap in Oxfordshire and the surrounding area. II.2.5) Award criteria Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system Start: 30/08/2017 End: 29/08/2029 This contract is subject to renewal: Yes Description of renewals: The contract will commence on 30.8.2017. Service provision will be in September 2019 for a period of 10 years with an option to extend for up to a further 5 years, subject to performance. 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 III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information III.1) Conditions for participation III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers List and brief description of conditions: Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents. III.1.2) Economic and financial standing Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents III.1.3) Technical and professional ability Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents III.2) Conditions related to the contract III.2.1) Information about a particular profession III.2.2) Contract performance conditions As outlined within the Invitation to Tender. 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: No IV.2) Administrative information IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate Date: 17/07/2017 Local time: 12:00 IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted EN IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender) IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders Date: 17/07/2017 Local time: 12:00 Section VI: Complementary information VI.1) Information about recurrence This is a recurrent procurement: No VI.4) Procedures for review VI.4.1) Review body United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority Culham Science Centre Abingdon OX14 3DB UK VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice 16/06/2017 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: paula.barham@ukaea.uk Admin Contact: N/a Technical Contact: N/a Other Contact: N/a Commodity Categories Commodity Categories IDTitleParent Category 80000000Education and training servicesEducation 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 //

Overhead travelling cranes

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published May 24, 2017
cpvs
42414200

Lifting and Hoisting System (L&HS) and Primary Remote Handling System (PRHS).

The centre for Remote Applications in Challenging Environments (RACE) is a sub division of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority based in Culham, Oxfordshire, UK.

RACE is to develop and deliver a remote handling capability for the European Spallation Source (ESS) which is under construction in Lund, Sweden. The remote handling capability will include unmanned receiving and processing of radioactive components during maintenance shut-downs and, their subsequent preparation for either storage and road transport or, analysis and investigation.

This market enquiry relates to a proposed Lifting and Hoisting System (L&HS) and Primary Remote Handling System (PRHS) as 1 complete package. The Lifting and Hoisting System will be a 25t crane designed to EN 13001 with additional features to allow for remote operation and recovery within a radiation environment. The L&HS will not be a classified nuclear crane. No nuclear safety claims will be placed on the L&HS.

The Primary Remote Handling System will be of a 2-armed dexterous manipulator and a 5.5t hoist design, both deployed from the same overhead gantry. As with the L&HS no nuclear safety claims will be placed on the PRHS.

Duties will include, but not limited to:

1. Remotely operated routine maintenance of in-cell assets and equipment via RH-compatible interfaces; e.g. changing filters, removal and replacement of limited life, failed or consumable components.

2. Effecting the processing and size-reduction of spent radioactive components including their handling and preparation for storage; involves handling of standard tooling, bespoke tooling and miscellaneous components.

3. Removal, transport and placement of Storage Pit Lids and Waste Package Lids.

4. Between cell/working areas transport (movement/transfer) of Waste Packages.

5. Relocation and reorientation of spent radioactive Target Station components.

To download the market enquiry pack please follow the link below:

http://www.ccfe.ac.uk/TenderDocs.aspx?DocName=ESSlifting.zip

For Servicing and Cleaning of TF and PF Cooling System Plate Heat Exchangers

U K ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY | Published November 14, 2016  -  Deadline December 9, 2016
cpvs
50730000

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) has a requirement for the servicing and cleaning of the existing TF and PF Cooling to the JET facility. The scope of work also includes for the removal of heat exchanger plates from the installed frames, re-install serviced plates and final commissioning of the heat exchangers to complete the contract. UKAEA will be responsible for supervising the contractors while on-site and ensuring the necessary work procedures and permits are in place prior to start of work.

Multi-Supplier Framework for Supply of Electrical and Electronic Components

U K ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY | Published July 25, 2017  -  Deadline August 21, 2017
cpvs
31220000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has a requirement for a Multi-Supplier Framework for the Supply of Electrical and Electronic Components and Associated Items. Tenderers should be aware that the UK Atomic Energy Authority will not proceed with awarding framework agreements unless the tenderer meets the full scope of the requirement which includes the ability to trade electronically using Punch-Out and supply the full range of item. Full details of the requirement are contained in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU) along with instructions for the download of Invitation to Tender documentation. Please follow the link below to Register. Once registered you will receive an email with a link to download the Invitation to Tender.

Modular Data Centre and High Throughput Computing Infrastructure

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published October 21, 2016
cpvs
72322000

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), hereafter referred to as the ‘Purchaser’, carries out research into the use of controlled fusion for the generation of power and is based at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. The Purchaser has a requirement for a Modular Data Centre (MDC) and High Throughput Computing (HTC) infrastructure to support its activities. This will extend existing data centre capacity and provide a platform for developing scientific and engineering computing over a number of years. The intention is to purchase a partially populated MDC in year 1 and then add additional compute and data storage systems each year during year 2 to 5. A tender is being carried out to select the best supplier for the year 1 requirements.

Design, Manufacture, Supply, Delivery and Installation of the European Spallation Source Intrabay doors, Floor Valves and Component Transfer Hatch.

U K ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY | Published August 24, 2017  -  Deadline September 26, 2017
cpvs
35113200

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has a requirement for the design, manufacture, supply, delivery and installation of Intrabay doors, floor valves and Component hatch

Detailed design and Manufacture of Remote Handling Boom Interface Control Cubicles including associa

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published August 28, 2015
cpvs
42967000, 31710000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy. Electrical/Electronic Engineering design resource is required to support the Enhancement of the Remote Handling equipment deployed on the Joint European Torus (JET) machine. The Octant 1 and Octant 5 Remote Handling Boom Integrated Control Cubicles (SBIC & BIC) are distributed controllers that provide a C & I provision to the Octant 1 and Octant 5 Booms supporting a range of bespoke electro-mechanical devices mounted on the Booms, and a highly dextrous remotely controlled manipulator incorporating bi-lateral, force feedback. Several smaller devices and auxiliary tools are also monitored and controlled. From a supplied Requirements Specification, the following Services are required: — The detailed design, manufacture and supply of two control cubicles that contain electrical and mechanical items and associated basic (PLC type) software which will replace the existing two cubicles that are now obsolete. — Selection and supervision of an equipment builder(s) to provide new equipment (if not within the Contractor's capability). — Project Management. — Provision of Quality assurance. — Factory and Site Acceptance Tests of the supplied control cubicles. — Provision of Documentation Package, including design calculations, drawings, schematics, Bill of Materials and an Operation and Maintenance manual. The Contractor is expected to work in close cooperation with the Authority engineers throughout all phases of the supply. The contractor will need to demonstrate previous experience in the supply of the following. — Integration of new I/O systems with legacy plant. — Designing and working with Beckhoff hardware / EtherCAT. This PIN has been published to enable market research to commence to asses the reaction of the market to the proposed requirement and review available technologies. The Authority will conduct a dialogue with the marketplace. This may result in a call for competition based on the content of the requirement achieved through the dialogue.

Manufacture of Graphite Armour Tiles.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published June 30, 2015
Winner
SGL Carbon
cpvs
24311800

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy. The Authority operates MAST, which forms part of the UK & European Fusion Programme with the aim of magnetically confining and studying the behaviour of a plasma in conditions and dimensions approaching those required in a fusion reactor. MAST Upgrade is a programme designed to update the machine and push the limits of operations even closer. The MAST machine compromises of a vacuum vessel made of a cylindrical shell, two circular end plates and a thin centre tube in the middle, providing access and location for resistive coils and services in the vault created. Plasma facing surfaces are covered by tiles made of fine grain, high density isotropic graphite. The objective of this contract is the manufacture of graphite armour tiles. Typical material properties of the material are given below: Bulk Density greater or equal to 1 820 kg/m3, Grain Size 8-15 um, Specific Resistance 10-12 u ohm m, Thermal Conductivity greater than 100 W/m degrees C, Ash Content greater than 20 ppm and high strength. The scope of work for the production of the graphite armour tiles (but is not limited to): Manufacture of all jigs and fixtures. Manufacture and machining of test pieces to demonstrate tolerances and fit. Manufacture and machining of all tiles to final dimensions. Dimensional inspection of all components. Qualification of processes such as cleaning & heat treatment. Vacuum baking and cleaning of the components to UHV standards. Packaging & Delivery The works are to be carried out in an acceptably safe and environmentally responsible manner and all personnel are to be suitably qualified and experienced for the nature of the contract. Invitation to Tender documents can be accessed for download by registering using the electronic access to Information URL link given in section I.1 above and responding to the e-mail which is sent automatically following registration.

Modular Data Centre and High Throughput Computing Infrastructure

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published October 21, 2016  -  Deadline November 23, 2016
cpvs
72322000

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), hereafter referred to as the ‘Purchaser’, carries out research into the use of controlled fusion for the generation of power and is based at Culham Science Centre in Oxfordshire. The Purchaser has a requirement for a Modular Data Centre (MDC) and High Throughput Computing (HTC) infrastructure to support its activities. This will extend existing data centre capacity and provide a platform for developing scientific and engineering computing over a number of years. The intention is to purchase a partially populated MDC in year 1 and then add additional compute and data storage systems each year during year 2 to 5. A tender is being carried out to select the best supplier for the year 1 requirements.

UKAEA Pension Administration Services

U K ATOMIC ENERGY AUTHORITY | Published August 23, 2017  -  Deadline October 4, 2017
cpvs
66520000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority has a requirement pension scheme administration services. Tenderers should be aware that the UK Atomic Energy Authority will not proceed with awarding contract unless the tenderer meets the full scope of the requirements.

Manufacture of Carbon-Carbon Fibre Composite Material for High Heat Flux and High Vacuum Applications.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published December 15, 2015
cpvs
24311800, 14814000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non-departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy. The Authority has a requirement for a material for high heat flux and high vacuum applications. Potential suppliers are requested to supply details of their available grades of carbon-carbon fibre composites. Of particular interest to the Authority are: — The thermal conductivity at 200 degrees centigrade, this should be in excess of 190 W/(mK) in at least 2 directions and in excess of 50 w/(mK) in the remaining direction; — The flexural strength which should be above 80 MPa; — Low thermal expansion coefficient and high density (above 1 700 kg/m3) which are an advantage; — High-purity (less than 100 ppm impurities). The material is required in block sizes in excess of 190 mm x 400 mm x 65 mm. Approximately, 50 pieces are required. This PIN has been published to enable market research to commence to asses the reaction of the market to the proposed requirement and review available technologies. The Authority will conduct a dialogue with the marketplace. This may result in a call for competition based on the content of the requirement achieved through the dialogue.

Disposal of Hazardous Waste

 | Published October 2, 2015
cpvs
90523000

The United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority is looking to procure a contract for the disposal of Hazardous Waste at its Science Research Centre at Culham. A full description of the requirement and list of waste streams are in the tender documents, please see attached link. Companies should note there are mandatory requirements to be met for you to be considered for this work. Full details are given within the tender documents. This will initially be for one year with options to extend for a further four years.

DEMO Engineering Data Model and Database.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published April 18, 2015
Winner
Projectglobe Ltd
cpvs
71323200, 71340000, 72227000

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority are looking to place a 4-year contract, for support with designing and implementing a model-based engineering data management system for the DEMO future fusion plant Concept Design Activity. The successful applicant will assist with requirements capture to understand the system needs, develop a suitable data model for the system, implement the system solution in an appropriate software environment, populate it with existing concept design data, and assist with its phased roll-out and adoption across the international DEMO engineering community.

Fabrication, machining, welding and testing (pressure and vacuum) of copper J-plates.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published June 16, 2015
cpvs
14710000, 14730000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy. The Authority has a requirement for between 8 and 12 Copper Chrome Zirconium J-Plates which are approximately 400 mm long x 330 mm wide x 40 mm thick. The manufacturing work involves fabricating (bending), machining and welding of the material followed by pressure and vacuum leak testing. Additionally, there are Stainless Steel, Nickel and Copper pipework assemblies which are Electron Beam welded together into the J-Plate component. This PIN has been published to enable market research to commence to asses the reaction of the market to the proposed requirement and review available technologies. The Authority will conduct a dialogue with the marketplace. This may result in a call for competition based on the content of the requirement achieved through the dialogue.

Manufacture,Supply and Installation of Ventilation System.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published February 25, 2015
cpvs
42520000, 45331210, 31600000, 35113200, 35113210, 39717000, 42912350

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy. The Authority has a requirement for a stand-alone building ventilation system for a facility processing hazardous materials. The anticipated total ventilation throughput is ~15 000 m³/hour, distributed across several sub-systems. The requirement includes plant, control systems and ductwork necessary to provide control of incoming air, high-efficiency particulate filtration of extracted air and suitable aerial discharge arrangements. The system requires compliance with UK nuclear industry codes of practice e.g. NVF/DG001. This PIN has been published to enable market research to commence to asses the reaction of the market to the proposed requirement and review available technologies. The Authority will conduct a dialogue with the marketplace. This may result in a call for competition based on the content of the requirement achieved through the dialogue.

For the Analysis of Aqueous Trade Effluent

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published May 26, 2016
Winner
Latis Scientific limited
cpvs
71620000, 90700000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) the Authority hosts the world's largest magnetic fusion experiment, JET (Joint European Torus), on behalf of its European partners. The JET facilities are collectively used by all European fusion laboratories under the EUROfusion consortium.

The JET machine and associated facilities generate quantities of radioactive and trade effluents. The trade effluents include aqueous process wastes, cooling water, wash water and ground water which subsequently discharge into Controlled Waters. All trade effluent discharges are subject to specific consent issued by the Environment Agency EA. This consent states limits which CCFE must adhere to. Discharges must be controlled and monitored to ensure CCFE's compliance with the consent issued under the Water Resources Act 1991. CCFE requires a Contractor with experience in carrying out sample analysis of aqueous trade effluent. The Contractor should be able to meet a 26.5 hour turnaround for collection of sample(s). In exceptional circumstances this turnaround could be extended to 30.5 hours.

For the Analysis of Aqueous Trade Effluent.

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published January 21, 2016  -  Deadline February 24, 2016
cpvs
71620000, 79723000, 90700000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy (CCFE) the Authority hosts the world's largest magnetic fusion experiment, JET (Joint European Torus), on behalf of its European partners. The JET facilities are collectively used by all European fusion laboratories under the EUROfusion consortium.

The JET machine and associated facilities generate quantities of radioactive and trade effluents. The trade effluents include aqueous process wastes, cooling water, wash water and ground water which subsequently discharge into Controlled Waters. All trade effluent discharges are subject to specific consent issued by the Environment Agency EA. This consent states limits which CCFE must adhere to. Discharges must be controlled and monitored to ensure CCFE's compliance with the consent issued under the Water Resources Act 1991. CCFE requires a Contractor with experience in carrying out sample analysis of aqueous trade effluent. The Contractor should be able to meet a 26.5 hour turnaround for collection of sample(s). In exceptional circumstances this turnaround could be extended to 30.5 hours.

Manufacture, Supply and Installation of a Laser Flash Apparatus

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published February 7, 2017
Winner
Linseis Messgeraete GmbH
cpvs
38000000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy the Authority hosts the world's largest magnetic fusion experiment, JET (Joint European Torus), on behalf of its European partners. The JET facilities are collectively used by all European fusion laboratories under the EUROfusion consortium.

As part of a continuing research programme into the study of radio-active neutron irradiated samples, there is a requirement for a Laser Flash Apparatus for our new Materials Research Facility at Culham.

The works are to be carried out in an acceptably safe and environmentally responsible manner and all personnel are to be suitably qualified and experienced for the nature of the contract.

Manufacture, Supply and Installation of a Laser Flash Apparatus

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published December 6, 2016  -  Deadline January 9, 2017
cpvs
38000000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non

departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy the Authority hosts the world's largest magnetic fusion experiment, JET (Joint European Torus), on behalf of its European partners. The JET facilities are collectively used by all European fusion laboratories under the EUROfusion consortium.

As part of a continuing research programme into the study of radio-active neutron irradiated samples, there is a requirement for a Laser Flash Apparatus for our new Materials Research Facility at Culham.

The works are to be carried out in an acceptably safe and environmentally responsible manner and all personnel are to be suitably qualified and experienced for the nature of the contract.

Manufacture, Supply and Installation of a Laser Flash Apparatus

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority | Published December 6, 2016
cpvs
38000000

The UK Atomic Energy Authority is a non

departmental government body carrying out research into the potential of nuclear fusion as a future source of energy.

At the Culham Centre for Fusion Energy the Authority hosts the world's largest magnetic fusion experiment, JET (Joint European Torus), on behalf of its European partners. The JET facilities are collectively used by all European fusion laboratories under the EUROfusion consortium.

As part of a continuing research programme into the study of radio-active neutron irradiated samples, there is a requirement for a Laser Flash Apparatus for our new Materials Research Facility at Culham.

The works are to be carried out in an acceptably safe and environmentally responsible manner and all personnel are to be suitably qualified and experienced for the nature of the contract.