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Power Transmission Improvement Project - P146199

High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC | Published July 11, 2016  -  Deadline September 19, 2016
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Procurement Of Specialized Machinery And Heavy Vehicles Invitation for Bids REPUBLIC OF ARMENIA "Electricity Supply Reliability Project Additional Financing" Project ID:P116748 "Electricity Transmission Network Improvement" Project ID:P146199 IFB ?:HVEN-ICB-G-2016 CONTRACT TITLE:  PROCUREMENT OF SPECIALIZED MACHINERY AND HEAVY VEHICLES,  comprising of 4 Lots. 1.        The Republic of Armeniahas received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "Electricity Supply Reliability Project:Additional Financing" and "ElectricityTransmission Network Improvement Project". Itis intended thatpart of the proceeds of this loan will be applied toeligible payments under the following contracts (Lots) or any combination of them: Procurement of Specialized Machinery and HeavyVehicles (comprising of4 Lots). 2.      High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC nowinvites sealed bids from eligible bidders for supply and related services for: Lot 1 whichincludes: No. Description Quantity 1 Truck Crane 160ton 1 2 Truck Crane 60 ton 1 3 Truck Crane 25 ton 2 Lot 2 whichincludes: No. Description Quantity 1 Passenger Tracked off-roadVehicle 4 2 Passenger Vehicle 12 3 Cargo and Passenger Vehicle 10 4 Snow plough Tractor 6 5 Snow plough (mini) 16 Lot 3 whichincludes: 1 TruckManipulator 4 2 Drilling Wheel Tractor 2 3 Excavator 3 4 Hydraulic boom lift 14 5 Elevated Work Platforms 5 6 Forklift 4 Lot 4 whichincludes: 1 Oil Tank Truck 10 ton 1 2 Oil Tank  Truck 5ton 4 3 Emergency power mobile Auto workshop 2 4 Auto laboratory 2 3.     Interested eligible biddersmay obtain further information from High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC and inspect the bidding documents on working days atthe address given below from 9:00 till 17:30 local time. High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, Yerevan 0084, Republic of Armenia Tel. +37410 7200 10 4.     The Biddershall fulfill the following minimum criteria for each Lot as follows: (a)    If Bidder is Manufacturer: (i)      Experience andTechnical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets thefollowing experience requirement(s): Manufacturer of respective equipment requested by each lot should have (a)          At least 5 years of experience in manufacturing ofequipment requested by respective lot. (b)          In addition should have been completed at least one contract for supply of the same equipmentwithin last 3 years. (ii)       Financial Capability TheBidder shall furnish documentary evidencethat it meets the following financial requirement(s): The minimum Average Annual Turnover should be forLot 1- USD 7 mln., for Lot 2 - USD  2.3 mln., for Lot3 -  USD 4.6  mln., for Lot 4 ? USD 1.8 mln.within the last five (5)years. (b)     If Bidder is not manufacturer: If a Bidder is not a manufacturer, but is offering the Goods on behalfof the Manufacturer under Manufacturer's Authorization Form, the Manufacturershall demonstrate the above qualifications and theBidder shall demonstrate: (i)                Similarexperience ForLot1 That it has successfully completed 1 contract of supply of equipment similarto at least one of the required ones by Lot 1 in the period from 2011 to 2016. Contract price should be not lessthan USD1,500,000 or equal in other currency.The submitted contract should be accompanied with final acceptance act. ForLot2 That it has successfully completed 1 contract of supply of equipment similarto at least one of the required ones by Lot 2 in the period from 2011 to 2016. Contract price should be not lessthan USD500,000 or equal in other currency.The submitted contract should be accompanied with final acceptance act. ForLot3 That it has successfully completed 1 contract of supply of equipment similarto at least one of the required ones by Lot 3 in the period from 2011 to 2016. Contract price should be not lessthan USD900,000 or equal in other currency.The submitted contract should be accompanied with final acceptance act. ForLot4 That it has successfully completed 1 contract of supply of equipment similarto at least one of the required ones by Lot 4 in the period from 2011 to 2016. Contract price should be not lessthan USD400,000 or equal in other currency.The submitted contract should be accompanied with final acceptance act. (ii)               Financial Capability The Bidder shallfurnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financial requirement(s): The minimum Average Annual Turnover shouldbe for Lot 1-  USD 7 mln., forLot 2 - USD  2.3 mln. , forLot3 - USD 4.6  mln.,for Lot 4 ? USD 1.8 mln.within the last five (5) years. Financial statements and independent auditor's reports for the last two (2)years, which must be enclosed to the bid 5.     In case of the award of more than one lot: ·        The required specificexperience shall be the aggregate of the specific experience required for the individual lots. ·        The requiredannual turnover shall be the aggregate of the turn over required for the individual lots. 6.     A complete set of biddingdocuments may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application on the name of High VoltageElectric Networks CJSC to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee in amount of 300 USD. The document will be sentby express air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of the bidders immediately upon receipt of bank documentsevidencing payment of non-refundable fee: Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia(paymentin USD): Beneficiary: High VoltageElectric Networks CJSC Beneficiary's Bank: ARMBUSINESSBANK, SWITFT CODE: ARMNAM22 Acc. No 1150001172630101 Correspondent bank: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS NEW YORK,USA Correspondent account: 04454448 Swift: BKTRUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC Acc. No 2470139122970010 Beneficiary'sBank: Ardshininvestbank,Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia, SWITFT CODE:  ASHBAM 22 7.     Theprovisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the World Bank StandardBidding Document: Procurement of Goods (published in April 2015). 8.     Bids must be delivered to the address below before1100 local time by September  19, 2016 and must be accompanied by a"BidSecurity (Bank Guarantee)", as follows: Lot 1:  USD 35,000 Lot 2: USD 15,000 Lot 3:  USD25,000 Lot 4:  USD10,000 The bid for each lot should be accompanied by aseparate Bid Security. 9.     Bids will be opened in the presence of bidder's representatives who choose to attend at 1115 local time on September 19, 2016 at thebelow mentionedoffice. 10.  All correspondence with regard to the above shall be to the following address: High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC GeneralDirectorMr. Aram Ananyan, 1 Zorovar AndranikStreet, 0084 Yerevan Republic of Armenia Tel.:+37410 72-00-10 Fax:+37410 72-01-21 Electronicmail address: hvenecvb@gmail.com Web site: www.hven.am 11.  Late bids will be rejected 12.  This Invitation for Bids will also be published at the portal of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources of the Republic of Armenia:www.minenergy.am, , at the portal of HVEN CJSC:www.hven.am, at the Armenian Procurement Portal: www.procurement.am and at the daily newspaper "Hayastani Hanrapetutyun". 13.  In order to facilitate the Bid preparation process the Bidders whopurchased theBidding Documents will be provided with its electronic version in PDF format and Technical Schedules (to be filled by the Bidder)in MS Word format.

Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastr - P146994

FFPMC, Ministry of Finance | Published July 12, 2016  -  Deadline July 22, 2016
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Selection Committee Member (for Exporter Development Grants) REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION) Republic of Armenia Trade Promotion and Quality InfrastructureProject Loan Number8390-AM Assignment Title: Selection Committee Member(for Exporter Development Grants) Reference No. (As PerProcurement Plan): TPQI-C-2.2.3 The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Trade Promotion and QualityInfrastructure Project,and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Project is comprised of four components: (i) Component 1: Improvingthe effectiveness of the trade promotion and qualitysystem of the country (results-based financing - RBF), (ii) Component 2: Promoting investment and exports, (iii) Component 3:Modernizing the national quality infrastructure, and (iv) Component 4: Project management and monitoring andevaluation. The objective of Sub-component 2.2 is to: (i)  provide consulting services tohelp the firm upgrade its managerial and technical capabilities; (ii) attaining the requirements for the acquisition ofinternational certifications required for exports; (iii) development of market entry/foreign expansion strategies;  (iv) development and execution of a marketing plans, including attendance at tradeshows,exhibits and individual marketing trips; (v) customized company-specific foreign market research; (vi) development of newproducts and services for export, and other relevant export promotion services. The Implementing Agency for this program is the Development Foundation of Armenia (DFA), which is responsible for ExporterDevelopment Grants.  Implementing Agency will provide required information, materialsnecessary to conduct proper evaluation, as well guiding the Selection Committee members on plenaryand evaluation meetings (virtualand physical), general organizational issues, procedures and related issues. The objective of this assignment is to ensure meritorious and transparent decision-making process of good quality EDGapplications, includingthe evaluation and financing decisions. The duration of the assignment is one year, with possible extension. Development Foundation of Armenia (DFA) and Foreign FinancingProjects Management Center of Ministry of Finance of RA (FFPMC) now invite eligible Individual Consultants (Consultants) toindicate their interest in providing the Services. Interested Consultants should provide their CVand also information demonstrating that theyhave the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. Qualifications The Consultant should have extensive experience in the review andselection of grant programs, investment projects, their monitoring and evaluation. Requiredqualifications: a)      Degree in Business/Financial management; Economic Development and/or affiliateddisciplines; b)      At least 5 years of experience working inmarketing and business development, policy development, grant management,exporter development and other areas related to private sector development; c)      Contribution to export programs development in different world regions will be an asset d)     Experience and knowledge of grant project development and/or implementation; e)      Demonstrable understanding of local economic environment; Experience of collaboration with Armenian private sectorand public sector is an advantage; f)       Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English. g)      Computer literacy. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's"Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers",January 2011. ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V, "Selection ofIndividual Consultants" method procedures set out in the World Bank's "Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants underIBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers" January 2011. Further information can beobtained at the address below during officehours from 09:00 to 18:00 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the addressbelow (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by July22, 2016, 18:00 (localtime). Mr. EdgarAvetyan ExecutiveDirector Foreign FinancingProjects Management Center (FFPMC) Address: Governmenthouse 1 (room N 314), Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia Telephone: (374-11)91 05 81; 91 05 94 E-mail: info@ffpmc.am

LIFELINE ROAD NETWORK IMPROVEMENT PROJ - P126782

Transport Project Implementation Unit State Institution | Published April 29, 2016  -  Deadline June 28, 2016
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Procurement Of Supply Of Traffic Counters Invitation for Bids Republic ofArmenia Lifeline Network Improvement Project (LRNIP) Loan No.: 8229-AM Contract Title:Supply of trafficcounters Reference No.ICB-LRNIP-G/2015-TC(Item #3, GOODS, Procurement Plan (August  12,2015), Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project) 1.         The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Banktoward the cost of the Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project (LRNIP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds towardpayments under the contract for Procurement oftraffic counters. This contract will be jointly financed by World Bank and theGovernment of the Republic of Armenia.Bidding process will be governed by the World Bank's rules and procedures. 2.                 The Transport ProjectImplementation Unit State Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Armenia now invites sealed bids fromeligible bidders for Supply of traffic counters(thirty complete sets). Bidding Documents require bidders to have the following specificexperience: Financial Capability ü  Minimum average annual turnover of USD 300,000equivalent calculated as total certified payments received forcontracts in progress and/or completed within the last five (5) years (2011-2015),divided by 5 (five)years. Experience and Technical Capacity ü The Bidder must be as minimum five (5) years in the business of manufacturing and /or supplying similar to theproposed goods. ü The Bidder must provide verifiable information on at least 2 similar contracts for supply of similar to the proposedgoods successfully performed by him within past five (5) years. 3.        Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Biddingprocedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World BankBorrowers, revised as of July, 2014 ("ProcurementGuidelines"), and is open to alleligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forththeWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.        Interested eligible bidders may obtain further informationfrom The TransportProject Implementation Unit State Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Armenia esargsyan@transportpiu.am; tjanoyan@transportpiu.am; hordukhanyan@transportpiu.am, satasatryan@transportpiu.am and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 09:00to 17:00 hours at the address given below. In additional the BDs as well asany amendments to and clarification of those  are posted on the www.gnumner.am website. The Purchaser takes no responsibility for  omission or incomplete downloadingof those  by the  prospective bidder. 5.        A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interestedeligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of AMD 50, 000 (or USD 105 equivalent). Themethodof payment will bedirect deposit to the following accounts: Beneficiary: Transport Projects ImplementationUnitState Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Republic ofArmenia For Armenian dram: Acc. #900000908096 For US dollars: Acc. #900000908104 Central Bank ofArmenia. The document will be sent by airmail for overseasdelivery and by surface mail for delivery to addresses in Armenia. In the case of airmail delivery an additional fee of AMD 120,000 (or USD 250 equivalent) will becharged for shipping and handling. 6.         Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 11:00 (Yerevan time) 28, June,  2016. 7.         Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at theaddress below on 11:05 (Yerevan time)  28, June, 2016. 8.         All bidsmust be accompanied by a Bid Security of USD 5,000 (five thousand) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertiblecurrency 9.         The address(es) referred to above is(are): Transport Projects Implementation UnitState Institution ("Transport PIU" SI) of Ministryof Transport and Communication of the Republic ofArmenia Attn: Emil Sargsyan, Director of "Transport PIU"SI Address:28 Nalbandyan Street, Ministry of Transport and Communicationbuilding, room #312a, Yerevan-10, Armenia Tel:   (37410) 54-05-27,58-05-23 Fax: (374 60) 540 525 E-mail: esargsyan@transportpiu.am; tjanoyan@transportpiu.am; hordukhanyan@transportpiu.am, satasatryan@transportpiu.am

Power Transmission Improvement Project - P146199

Yerevan Thermal Power Centre | Published May 25, 2016  -  Deadline June 8, 2016
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Rehabilitation Of Yerevan Thermal Power Plan Centre Electrical Substation REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION SUPPORT AND TECHNICAL SUPERVISION CONSULTANT FOR REHABILITATION OF YEREVANTHERMAL POWER CENTRE ELECTRICAL SUBSTATION Republic of Armenia Electricity TRANSMISSION NETWORK IMPROVEMENTProject Loan No: 8495-AM CONSULTING SERVICES, QUALITY AND COST BASED SELECTION (QCBS) Reference No: ETNIP_YTPP_CS_ 1/2015 Project ID No: P146199 Expressions of interest This request for expressions of interest follows the general procurement notice for this project that appeared in UN Development Business (on line) datedNovember 15, 2013 and in www.gnumner.am (www.procurement.am) web site. The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the InternationalBank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) in theform of a loan toward the cost of Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project (hereafter ETNIP) and intends to apply part of the proceeds forprocurement ofconsulting services. One of components of ETNIP is "Strengthening of thepower transmission network" under which it is foreseen to rehabilitate the YerevanThermal Power Centre (hereafter YTPC) electrical substation (hereafter Project).Project will help reducing the incidence of equipment failure at YTPC substation, and, thus, allow for reliable evacuation of theelectricity generated at the modern CCGT station at YTPC. YTPC asimplementing entity for the Projectwill be selecting design, supply and installation contractor for rehabilitation of thesubstation. YTPC will need support from the qualified international consultant to conduct project implementation support andtechnical supervision of the rehabilitation works at the YTPC substation. The services to be provided by the Consultant include but are not limited to, the following: (a) design review, (b)construction supervision, quality assurance and inspection, (c) contract management, (d)support related to factory test of materials and equipment, guaranteetesting and commissioning of substation. Hereby YTPC now invites eligible consultants to indicate their interest in providing theservices.Interested Consultants should provide information demonstrating that they havethe required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services (brochures, description of similar assignmentsdone under fund of International financial institutions (IFIs) within last 10 years,experience in similar conditions, etc.). The shortlisting criteria are: ·         Company's general experience within last 10 years in projectimplementation andtechnical supervision support for power sector projects /max 20 points/ ·         Company's specific experience within last 10 years in similar assignments (technicalsupervision and project implementation support under IFI financedsubstation construction and/or rehabilitation projects) /max 70points/ ·         Company's specific experience within last 10 years in Europe and Central Asia Regionin similar assignments (technical supervision and project implementation support under IFI financed substation construction and/orrehabilitation projects)" /max 10 points/ The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers" published by the Bankin January 2011 (revised July 2014), settingforth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or a sub-consultancy toenhance their qualifications. The Consultants are requested to clearly indicate in their expression of interest whether the form ofassociation is a sub-consultancy or joint venture. A consultant will be selected in accordance with Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) procedures set out in the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants Under IBRDloans and IDA Credits by World Bank Borrowers (January2011, revised July 2014). Interestedconsultants may obtain further information at the address below from 9:00-17:00 (GMT+4:00). Expressionsof interest must be delivered (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) to the address below by June 8, 2016, 15:00 (GMT+4:00). "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC Address: Arin-Berd str.3 Impasse 3, City: Yerevan 0053, Country: Republic of Armenia Attention: Mr. HovakimHovhannisyan, General Director Phone:+374 10 472760; Fax: +374 10 434412, E-mail: mailbox@yccpp.com

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY RELIABILITY - P116748

High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC | Published March 10, 2016  -  Deadline March 24, 2016
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Audit Of The Electricity Supply Reliability Project For The Period From January 01, 2015 To December 31, 2015 (ibrd 80550) REQUESTFOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FOR THEAUDIT OF THE ELECTRICITY SUPPLY RELIABILITY PROJECT FOR THE PERIOD FROMJANUARY 01, 2015 TO DECEMBER 31, 2015 (IBRD 80550) March 10, 2016 Republicof Armenia Project: ElectricitySupply Reliability, CONSULTINGSERVICES, Least Cost Selection (LCS) IBRDLoan-8055AM; ProjectID: No. P116748, TheRepublic of Armenia has received a Loan from the World Bank (IBRD) toward the cost of Electricity SupplyReliability Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds underthe contract "The Audit of Electricity Supply Reliability Project forthe yearended December 31, 2015. The objective ofthe Project Financial Statements audit is to enable the auditor to express anopinion on the financial statements of Electricity Supply ReliabilityProject (IBRD Loan-8055AM;Project ID No. P116748) forthe period from January 01, 2015 toDecember 31, 2015. The project'sbooks ofaccount provide the basisfor preparation of the financial statements and are established to reflect thefinancial transactions in respect of the project. The Project Financial Statements should include a Summary of Fundsreceived, showing the World Bank, Project funds from other donors, andcounterpart funds separately. a Summary ofExpenditures shown under the main project headings and by main categories ofexpenditures, both for the current fiscal year and accumulated to-date; a Summary ofSummary Reports or SOEs used as the basis for the submission of withdrawalapplications; a Statement of DesignatedAccounts; a BalanceSheetshowing Accumulated Funds of the Project, bank balances, other assetsof theProject, and liabilities, if any; and Notes, comprisinga summary of significant accounting policies and other explanatory notes. The High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC now invites eligible Auditors (All Audit firms from Employer'scountry and fully acceptable Audit firms outside of Employer's country whichare included in the list of World Bank's ECA Region Eligible Audit Firms updatesas of October 6, 2015) indicate their interest in providing the services.Interested auditors must provide information in electronic and paper versionindicating that they are qualified to perform the services (brochures,description of similar assignments done under fund of International financialinstitutions (IFIs), description of othersimilar assignments, etc.). Shortlistingcriteria are Company's general experience /max 30 points/ Company's experience in similar assignments financed by IFI /max 70 points/ The Auditor willbe selected by Least Cost Selection (LCS) method in accordance with theprocedures set out in the World Bank's current edition of Guidelines:Selection and Employment of Consultants by World Bank Borrowers(January, 2011, revised July 2014). Interestedconsultants may obtain further information on working days from 09:00-17:30(GMT+4:00) by following phone: +374 60 72-00-22. Expressions of interest mustbe delivered to the address below by March 24, 2016 11:00 (GMT+4:00). HighVoltage Electric Networks CJSC Address: 1 Zoravar Andranik Street, City: Yerevan, 0084, Country: Republic ofArmenia Attention: Aram Ananyan Phone: +37410-720010;  Fax: +37410-720121 E-mail: projectibrd@hven.am;

E-SOCIETY & INNOVATION - P115647

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center (FFPMC) | Published January 18, 2016  -  Deadline March 1, 2016
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Supply Of Computer Equipment For Vanadzor Technological Center (vtc) And Innovative Solutions And Technologies Center (istc) Invitation for Bids (IFB) Republic of Armenia E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project Project No: 7963-AM Supply of Computer Equipment forVanadzor Technological Center (VTC) and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC) ICB No: EIC-2.5.1-G-2a 1.        This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General ProcurementNotice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online on October 13,2010. 2.         The Republic of Armenia has received a loan fromthe International Bank for Reconstruction and Development toward the cost ofE-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the agreement resulting from this IFB: Supply of Computer Equipment for Vanadzor Technological Center (VTC) and Innovative Solutionsand Technologies Center (ISTC), ICB No: EIC-2.5.1-G-2a. 3.         The Enterprise Incubator Foundation /EIF/and Foreign Financing Projects ManagementCenter of the Ministry of Finance of the RoA /FFPMC/ now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Supply of Computer Equipment forVanadzorTechnological Center (VTC) and Innovative Solutions and Technologies Center (ISTC), ICBNo:EIC-2.5.1-G-2a. 4.         Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding(ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits (edition of May 2004 and revised in October 2006 and in May 2010), and is open to all bidders from Eligible SourceCountries as defined in the Guidelines. 5.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information fromForeign Financing Projects Management Center of the Ministry of Finance of theRoA /FFPMC/  and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from09.00 to 18.00 of local time 6.         Qualificationsrequirements include: (a)     FinancialCapability The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financialrequirement(s): ·        The minimum required average annual turnover for the last three years (2012-2014) shall be USD 600,000; ·         The Bidder shall submit the reports on the financialstanding of the Bidder, such as profit and loss statements or VAT calculation statements, for the last three years(2012-2014). (b)     Experience andTechnical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the followingexperience requirement(s): ·                Min 3 years' experience in supplying and/ ormanufacturing of similar good; ·                Min 1 successfully implemented similar contractin the amount of not less thanvalue ofthe bid in the last 3 years specifying the purchaser,contract price and supplied goods. / Please submit a copy of the contract and Certificateof Acceptance of goods/. ·              Foreign Bidder, who is notdoing business in Armenia, should be represented by a local agent, whowill carry out after-sales, i.e. Supplier's warrantyobligations (It is contract award requirement). In case of JV, each member of the JV shall meet the minimum requirement for financial capability and experience andtechnical capacity. (c) The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidenceto demonstrate that the Goods it offers meet the following usage requirement: The Goods supplied under this contract shallhave ISO 9001:2008 certificates or equivalent except items 4, 5, 6, 7, 22, 23, 38, 39, 40, 41 of the TechnicalSpecifications. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional detailsare provided in the Bidding Documents. 7.         A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and uponpayment of a non refundable fee 50 USD for foreign Bidders and AMD 20,000 for localBidders.  The method of payment will be a transfer of the indicated amount to theFFPMC account number specified below. The hard copy of the Bidding Documents will be handed over to the Bidder's representative.For the convenience of Bidders an unofficial electronic copy of Bidding Documents will be sent by e-mailupon request. If there is a discrepancy between hard copy and electronic, hard copy willprevail. For payments from abroad: Intermediary bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., NewYork, NYUSA SWIFTBIC: CHAS US 33 Account: 001 1 010782 Beneficiary's bank: Central Bank of Armenia, Yerevan,RoA SWIFT BIC:CBRA AM 22 Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance of RoA, Foreign Financial Project ManagementCentre Account: 900000900564 For local payments: Beneficiary ? FFPMC of the MoFof RoA Tax code: 180255188 Beneficiary's bank ? Central Treasuryof the MoF of RoA Account: 900000900564 (AMD) 8.         Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before March 1, 2016, 15:00 (local time).Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in thepresence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 15:00 (local time) on March 1, 2016. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in amount equal toUSD 12,000 or an equivalentamount in freely convertiblecurrency. 9.         The address referred to above is: Mr. Edgar Avetyan Executive Director, Foreign Financing Projects Management Center(FFPMC) Ministry of Finance 3-rd Floor, 4 Tigran Mets Avenue Yerevan, Republic of Armenia Telephone: (374-11) 910 581 Fax: (374-10) 545 708 info@ffpmc.am

E-SOCIETY & INNOVATION - P115647

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center | Published January 27, 2016  -  Deadline February 25, 2016
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Supply Of Engineering Equipment For Gyumri Technological Center (gtc) And Vanadzor Technological Center (vtc) Invitation for Bids (IFB) Republic of Armenia E-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project Project No: 7963-AM Supply of Engineering Equipment forGyumri Technological Center (GTC) and Vanadzor Technological Center(VTC) ICB No: EIC- 2.5.1-G-3a/LOTs 1, 2, 3 1.        This Invitation for Bids (IFB) follows the General ProcurementNotice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online on October 13,2010. 2.         TheRepublic of Armenia has received a loan from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development toward the cost ofE-Society and Innovation for Competitiveness Project, and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan to payments under the agreement resulting from this IFB: Supply of Engineering Equipment for GyumriTechnological Center (GTC) and VanadzorTechnological Center (VTC), ICB No: EIC- 2.5.1-G-3a/ LOTs 1, 2, 3. 3.         The Enterprise Incubator Foundation /EIF/and Foreign Financing Projects ManagementCenter of the Ministry of Finance of the RoA /FFPMC/ now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for Supply of Engineering Equipment forGyumriTechnological Center (GTC) and VanadzorTechnological Center (VTC), ICB No:EIC- 2.5.1-G-3a/ LOTs 1, 2, 3. 4.         Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding(ICB) procedures specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits (edition of May 2004 and revised in October 2006 and in May 2010), and is open to all bidders from Eligible SourceCountries as defined in the Guidelines. 5.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information fromForeign Financing Projects Management Center of the Ministry of Finance of theRoA /FFPMC/  and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from09.00 to 18.00 of local time. 6.         Qualificationsrequirements include: (a)     FinancialCapability The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financialrequirement(s): ·        The minimum required average annual turnover for the last three years (2012-2014) shall be USD 500,000for LOT 1, USD 200,000 for LOT 2 and USD 160,000 for LOT 3. In case of applyingfor two or three lots, average annual turnover for the last three years (2012-2014) shallbe equal to the total sum of annualturnovers for each lot in combination. ·         The Bidder shall submit the reports on the financialstanding of the Bidder, such as profit and loss statements or VAT calculation statements, for the last three years(2012-2014). (b)     Experience andTechnical Capacity The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the followingexperience requirement(s): ·         Min 3 years' experience in supplying and/ or manufacturing of similargood; ·         Min 1 successfully implemented similar contract ( any type of engineering equipment)in the amount of not less than value ofthe bid in the last 3 years specifying the purchaser, contract price and supplied goods. / Please submit a copy of the contract and Certificateof Acceptance of goods/. In case of applyingfor two or three lots, min1 successfully implemented similar contract in the amount of not less thanthetotal sum of the values of the bids foreach lot in combination. ·        Foreign Bidder, who is notdoing business in Armenia, should be represented by a local agent, who will carry out after-sales, i.e. Supplier's warrantyobligations (It is contract awardrequirement). In case of JV, each member of the JV shall meet the minimum requirement for financial capability and experience andtechnical capacity. (c) The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidenceto demonstrate that the Goods it offers meet the following usage requirement: The Goods suppliedunder the each contract shall have ISO 9001:2008 certificates or equivalent except for items3,7,10,12 and 13 listed in the Technical Specifications under Section VI, Schedule of Requirements of Lot 3. A margin of preference for certain goods manufactured domestically shall not be applied. Additional detailsare provided in the Bidding Documents. 7.         A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written Application to the address below and uponpayment of a non refundable fee 50 USD for foreign Bidders and AMD 20,000 for localBidders.  The method of payment will be a transfer of the indicated amount to theFFPMC account number specified below. The hard copy of the Bidding Documents will be handed over to the Bidder's representative.For the convenience of Bidders an unofficial electronic copy of Bidding Documents will be sent by e-mailupon request. If there is a discrepancy between hard copy and electronic, hard copy willprevail. For payments from abroad: Intermediary bank: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., NewYork, NYUSA SWIFTBIC: CHAS US 33 Account: 001 1 010782 Beneficiary's bank: Central Bank of Armenia, Yerevan,RoA SWIFT BIC:CBRA AM 22 Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance of RoA, Foreign Financial Project ManagementCentre Account: 900000900564 For local payments: Beneficiary ? FFPMC of the MoFof RoA Tax code: 180255188 Beneficiary's bank ? Central Treasuryof the MoF of RoA Account: 900000900564 (AMD) 8.         Bids must be delivered to the address below at or before the February 25, 2016, 15:00 (local time). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in thepresence of the bidders' representatives who choose to attend in person at the address below at 15:00 (local time) on February 25, 2016. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security in amount equal toUSD 9,400 for LOT 1, USD 3,700for LOT 2 and USD 3,300 for LOT 3or an equivalent amount in freely convertible currency. In case ofbidding for three of lots, a Bid Security for each lot should be submitted separately as the evaluation will be done on aper-lot-basis as per ITB 36.3 (a) of BDS. 9.         The address referred to above is: Mr. Edgar Avetyan Executive Director, Foreign Financing Projects Management Center(FFPMC) Ministry of Finance 3-rd Floor, 4 Tigran Mets Avenue Yerevan, Republic of Armenia Telephone: (374-11) 910 581 Fax: (374-10) 545 708 info@ffpmc.am

Trade Promotion and Quality Infrastr - P146994

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center (FFPMC) | Published February 5, 2016  -  Deadline February 19, 2016
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Selection Committee Members REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? INDIVIDUAL CONSULTANT SELECTION) Republic of Armenia Trade Promotion and Quality InfrastructureProject Loan Number8390-AM Assignment Title: Selection Committee Members Reference No. (As PerProcurement Plan): TPQI-C-2.3.7 The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Trade Promotion and QualityInfrastructure Project,and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The Project is comprised of four components: (i) Component 1: Improvingthe effectiveness of the trade promotion and qualitysystem of the country, (ii) Component 2: Promoting investment and exports, (iii) Component 3: Modernizing the national qualityinfrastructure, and (iv) Component 4: Project management and monitoring and evaluation. The objective of Sub-component 2.3 is to: (i) support the upgrading of domestic industries; (ii) strengthen the relationshipswith existing efficiency-seeking high-value added FDI and enhance the potential for new FDI; and (iii) facilitate industry-academiacollaboration. The sub-component will include two instruments: (i) Cluster developmentPPPs will strengthen industry clusters, and (ii)Research and skills development PPPs will be targeted at encouraging efficiency-seeking FDI (primarily in high tech) to strengthentheir level of engagement in the country and facilitate skills development by funding joint projects between multinationals andacademia. The Selection Committee is an independent committee, which will be comprised of Armenian and foreign professionals from theprivate sector, academia, and applied research sector. The objective of this assignment is to ensure the transparent selectionof good quality PPP initiatives, including theevaluation of Concept Papers and Full proposals. The duration of the assignment is one year, with possible extension. Ministry of Economy of RA and Foreign Financing Projects Management Centerof Ministry of Finance of RA (FFPMC) now invite eligible Individual Consultants (Consultants) to indicate their interest inproviding the Services. Interested Consultants should provide their CV, and also information demonstrating thatthey have the required qualifications and relevant experience to perform the Services. QualificationRequirements For this assignment an individual Consultant/s will be hired, with thefollowingqualifications: -        Degree in Business/Financial management; Economic Development and/or affiliateddisciplines; -        At least 10 years of experience working in infrastructure development, policy development, cluster and industrydevelopment initiatives and other areas related to private sector development; -        Profound understanding of public-private partnership cooperation models and experience of working in suchinitiatives; -        Experience and knowledge of industry-academia collaboration project development and/orimplementation; -        Knowledge and understanding of industry clusters and cluster development approaches; -        Demonstrable understanding of local economic environment; Experience of collaboration with Armenian private sectorand public sector is an advantage; -        Excellent written and spoken communication skills in English; -        Computer literacy. The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the World Bank's"Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers",January 2011. ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with Section V, "Selection ofIndividual Consultants" method procedures set out in the World Bank's "Guidelines: Selectionand Employment of Consultants underIBRD Loans & IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers" January 2011. Further information can beobtained at the address below during officehours from 09:00 to 18:00 hours. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form to the addressbelow (in person, or by mail, or by e-mail) by February 19, 2016, 18:00 (localtime). Mr. EdgarAvetyan ExecutiveDirector Foreign FinancingProjects Management Center (FFPMC) Address: Tigran Mets4, 3-rd floor, Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia Telephone: (374-11)91 05 81; E-mail: info@ffpmc.am

ELECTRICITY SUPPLY RELIABILITY - P116748

High Voltrage Electric Networks CJSC | Published February 18, 2016  -  Deadline April 26, 2016
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?replacement Of 110 Kv Noyemberyan And Lalvar Overhead Transmission Lines? ?InvitationforBids Loan ?: 8055-AM (Electricity Supply Reliability Project) IFB ?:HV-W-1/2015 The Republic of Armenia has received a loan from the International Bank forReconstruction and Development (IBRD) toward the cost ofthe "Electricity Supply ReliabilityProject". It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the following contracts (Lots) or any combination of them: "Replacement of 110 kV Noyemberyan and Lalvaroverhead transmission lines". The "High Voltage Electric Networks" CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for theconstruction and completion of: "Replacement of 110 kV Noyemberyan and Lalvar overhead transmission lines". Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from "High Voltage Electric Networks" CJSC and inspect the bidding documents on working days at the address given below from 9:00 till 17:30localtime. High Voltage ElectricNetworks CJSC 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, Yerevan0084, Republic ofArmenia Tel.+374 10 72 00 10 The Bidder shall fulfill the following minimum criteria: GeneralExperience Experience under the transmission line replacement/construction/reconstructioncontracts in the role of contractor, subcontractor or management contractor for at least the last five [5] years prior to the applications submission deadline, and with activity in at leastnine (9) months in each year. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or management contractor in at least two (2) contracts within thelast five [5] years in Transmission line replacement/construction/reconstructioncontracts with value of at least 5.2 million USD each, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar tothe proposed Contract. Particularly Contractorshould have experience in Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 (orhigher) kV OHLThe evidence of construction of at least 100km overhead transmission lines with similar voltagelevel of 110 kV or higher and with the same complexity and nature of this contract within five (5) years. Total quantity of 100 kmcan be demonstrated under any one contract or aggregated under several contracts completed during the past 5years. Historical Financial Performance Audited balance sheets orif not required by the law of the bidder's country, otherfinancial statements acceptable to the Employer, for the last five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the biddersfinancial position andits prospective long term profitability must be enclosed to the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 10 Million,calculated as total certified payments received for transmission line replacement/construction/reconstruction contracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed beforebid opening), within the last five (5) years Financial Resources The Bidder must demonstrate access to, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumberedreal assets, lines of credit, and otherfinancial means, other than any contractual advance payments to meet the following cash flowrequirement: (i)  USD 1.5 millionas the cash flow requirement, and (ii) the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its currentcommitments. 5. The Bidder must have certification according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 18001 orequivalent, and description of quality assurance system and environment assurance. Prices shall be filled in indelible ink, and any alterations necessary due to errors, etc., shall beinitialed by the Bidder. 6. A complete set of bidding documents may be purchasedby interested bidders on the submission of a written application on the name of High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC requesting tothe above and upon payment of a non-refundable fee in amount of 300 USD only (USD three hundred) on account specified below. The document will besent by express air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of the bidders immediately upon receipt of bank documentsevidencing payment of non-refundable fee. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): 300 (Threehundred) Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC Beneficiary's Bank: ARMBUSINESSBANK, SWITFT CODE: ARMNAM22 Acc. No 1150001172630101 Correspondent bank: DEUTSCHE BANK TRUST COMPANY AMERICAS NEW YORK, USA Correspondent account: 04454448 Swift: BKTRUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): equivalent to USD 300 (Three hundred)  by the exchange rate of bank in which payment has been done Beneficiary:High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC Acc. No2470139122970010 Beneficiary's Bank: Ardshininvestbank,Yerevan, Republic of Armenia, SWITFT CODE:  ASHBAM22 7. The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions ofContract are the provisions of the World Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supply and Installation(published in April 2008, revised in April 2015). International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with theWorld Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 8. APre-Bid meeting will be held at the office of High Voltage Electric Networks at 1100   local time on April 06,2016. 9.Bids must be delivered to the address below before 1100  local time by April26, 2016 and must be accompanied by a bid security as follows: Amount of Bid Security shall be USD One Hundred Thirty Thousand(130,000.00 USD). 10. Bids will be opened in thepresence of bidder's representatives who choose to attend at 1100  local time on April 26, 2016 at the above mentioned office. 11.Late bids will be rejected. 12. All correspondence with regard to the above shall be to the following address: "High VoltageElectric Networks" CJSC General Director Mr. Aram Ananyan, 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, 0084Yerevan Republic of Armenia Tel.: +37410 72-00-10 Fax: +37410 72-01-21 Electronic mail address: projectibrd@hven.am 13. This Invitation for Bids will also be published at theArmenian Procurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am 14. In order to facilitate the Bid preparation process the Bidderswho purchased the Bidding Documents will be provided with its electronicversion in PDF format and Technical Schedules (to be filled by theBidder) in MS Word format.

Power Transmission Improvement Project - P146199

?Yerevan Thermal Power Centre? CJSC | Published November 3, 2015  -  Deadline November 30, 2015
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Rehabilitation Of Yerevan Tpc 220/110/35 Kv Substation Invitation forBids Loan ?: 8495-AM (Electricity Transmission Network ImprovementProject) IFB ?: ETNIP_YTPC_ICB_1/2015 1.       The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the International Bank forReconstruction and Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "ElectricityTransmission Network Improvement Project" and intends to apply part of the proceeds of this loan towards eligible payments under the contract for: Rehabilitation of Yerevan TPC 220/110/35 kVsubstation 2.     The "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders forimplementation of: Rehabilitation of Yerevan TPC 220/110/35 kV substation 3.     Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from "Yerevan Thermal PowerCentre" CJSC and inspect the bidding documents during office hours (from 9:00 to 17:00 local time)at the address givenbelow. 4.     The Biddershall fulfill the following minimum criteria under the contract for: Rehabilitation of Yerevan TPC 220/110/35 kVsubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under contracts in therole of contractor, subcontractor, or management contractor for at least the last ten (10) years priorto the applications submission deadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months in each year. ·         SpecificExperience Participationas contractor in at least two (2) similarcontracts within the last ten (10) years in Substation construction contracts with total value for each contract of at least 28.7 million USD, that have beensuccessfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with same voltage or higher) to the proposed Contract.The similarityshall be based on the complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described in Section VI, Employer's Requirements.Additionally, participation as a contractor in at least one (1)contract implemented outside the country of the Bidder or of the partner of the JV thatimplemented the contract within the last ten (10) years. This requirement might be met by demonstrating a relevant international experience as a Contractoror as a memberof the JV in construction contracts (not necessarily related to Substation construction) that were executed outsideof the country of the Bidder or of the partner of the JV that implemented the contract. For Contractsexecuted during the period stipulated above, the Contractor should have experience as minimum in the following keyactivities: o   Design, Construction, Installation & Commissioning of 220 kV substation (HV & LVequipment) o   Design, Construction, Installation & Commissioning of 110 kV substation (HV & LVequipment) o   Design, Construction, Installation & Commissioning of MV substation (MV & LVequipment) ·         Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if notrequired by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptable to the Employer,for the last five (5) years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidder's financial position and its prospective long termprofitability must be enclosed to thebid. ·         Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 51 million, calculated as total certified payments received forsubstation contracts inprogress or completed, within the last three (3)years. ·         FinancialResources The Bidder must demonstrate accessto, or availability of, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financialmeans, other than any contractual advance payments to meet thefollowing cash flow requirement: (i)                 USD 8.5 million as thecash flow requirement (ii)               the overall cash flowrequirements for this contract and its current commitments. ·       The Bidder must attach an affidavit that there is no set up orclaimed event of bankruptcy or settlementproceeding against the assets of his company. Also that no liquidation of the company is ongoing. ·        The Bidder must havecertification according to ISO 9001 and ISO14000 or equivalent, and description of quality assurance systemand environment assurance. 5.     A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested eligiblebidders upon thesubmissionof a written application on the name of "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC requesting to the above and upon paymentof a nonrefundablefee in the amount of USD 400 or equivalentamount in Armenian Drams (AMD) according to the exchange rate of the Central Bank ofthe Republic of Armenia at the day of payment on accounts specified below. The bidding document will be sent by express air mail or handedover to the authorized representative of the bidder upon receipt of bankdocuments evidencing payment of nonrefundable fee, butunder no circumstances "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC is responsible for late delivery or loss of documents somailed. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): BENEFICIARY: YEREVAN THERMAL POWER CENTRE CJSC YEREVAN, ARMENIA ACCOUNT:  2473600002170020 BANK OF BENEFICIARY: ARDSHININVESTBANK, SHENGAVIT BRANCH, Yerevan, Armenia SWIFT Code:ASHBAM22 INTERMEDIARYBANK: ACCOUNT NO: 36209105 CITIBANK, NA SWIFT Code: CITIUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): BENEFICIARY: YEREVAN THERMAL POWER CENTRE CJSC YEREVAN, ARMENIA ACCOUNT:  2473600002170010 BANK OF BENEFICIARY: ARDSHININVESTBANK, SHENGAVIT BRANCH, Yerevan, Armenia SWIFT: ASHBAM22 6.      The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions ofContract are the provisions of the World Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supplyand Installation(published in April 2008, revised in April 2015). International competitive bidding will be conductedin accordance with the World Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 7.      Bids must be delivered to the addressbelow before 13:00 local time by 30 November 2015and must be accompanied by a bidsecurity of USD 720,000.00 only (Seven Hundred TwentyThousand). 8.      Bids will be opened in the presence ofbidder's representatives who choose to attend at 13:30 local time on 30 November 2015in "Yerevan ThermalPower Centre" CJSC office at the address given below. 9.      All correspondence with regard to theabove shall be to the following address: "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre"CJSC Attention: Mr. Hovakim Hovhannisyan, General Director Address:3 Arin-Berd Street, Impasse 3 Yerevan,0053 Republic ofArmenia Tel.:+374 10 47-27-60 Fax:+374 10 47-27-71 E-mail: mailbox@yccpp.com 10. This Invitation for Bids, will also be published at the Armenian Procurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am. The Bidding Document in PDFformat plusTechnical Schedules in MS Word format will also be provided to those Bidders, which purchased the BiddingDocument.

Local Economy and Infrastructure Develop - P150327

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center (FFPMC) | Published October 29, 2015
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General Procurement Notice GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Republic ofArmenia Grant for the Preparation ofthe Local Economy and Infrastructure DevelopmentProject (LEIDP) GENERAL PROCUREMENT NOTICE Grant No. TF0A1063 The Republic of Armenia has applied for financing in theamount of US$ 660,000 equivalent from the World Bank toward the cost of the Grant for the Preparation of the Local Economy andInfrastructure Development Project (LEIDP) (Grant No. TF0A1063), and it intends to apply part of the proceedsto payments for goods,related services and consulting services to beprocured under this project. Thisproject will be jointly financed by the Government ofArmenia. The project will include the followingcomponents: Component 1: Capacity Building of the Tourism Armenia Division under DFA (i.eEnhancing the institutional capacity and performance of the tourism division of the DFA Component 2: Feasibility Study and Detailed Designs for High Priority Investments(i.e Conducting a feasibility study and detailed designs for LEIDP activities in the Project Area; Preparation of detailed designsand bid documents of: (i) heritage hub regeneration in selected regions of the Project Area; and (ii) themostattractive cultural heritage sites located along the main tourism circuit in the Southern Corridor of the Recipient'sterritory); Component3: Safeguard Documents (i.eConducting a StrategicEnvironmental, Cultural Heritage, and Social Impact Assessment ; Preparing all framework safeguarddocuments); Component 4: Financial Audit of the Grant Procurement of contracts financed by the World Bank will beconducted through the procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement under IBRD Loans andIDA Credits dated January 2011and revised as of July, 2014, and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in theguidelines. Consulting services will beselected in accordance with the World Bank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment ofConsultants by World Bank Borrowers dated January 2011and revised as of July, 2014. Specificprocurement notices for contracts to be bid under the World Bank's international competitive bidding (ICB)procedures and for contracts forconsultancy services will be announced, as they becomeavailable, in UN DevelopmentBusiness as well as in an electronic portal of free access www.procurement.am; www.gnumner.am and/or in "Hayastani Hanrapetutyun" local newspaper. Interested eligibleBidderswho wish to be included on the mailing list to receive invitations for procurement of goods and interested consultants whowish to receive a copy of advertisement requesting expressions of interest for consultancy contracts, or those requiring additionalinformation, should contact the address below. Mr. Edgar Avetyan ExecutiveDirector, Foreign Financing Projects Management Center(FFPMC) Ministry ofFinance 3-rd Floor, 4 Tigran MetsAvenue Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia Telephone: (374-11) 910581 Fax: (374-10) 545708 info@ffpmc.am

Electricity Supply Reliability: AF - P148102

High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline December 1, 2015
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Eligible Payments Under The Contracts And Construction And Completion Of Lots. Invitation forBids Loan ?: 8388-AM (Electricity Supply Reliability Project: AdditionalFinancing) Loan ?: 8495-AM (Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project) IFB ?: HV-W-ESRAF-1/2015 1.       The Republic of Armenia has received aloan from the International Bank for Reconstructionand Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "Electricity Supply ReliabilityProject: Additional Financing" and "Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project".It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the following contracts (Lots) or any combinationof them Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kVSubstation Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Lot 3: Rehabilitation of Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kV Substation 2.     The High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligiblebidders for the construction and completion of Lot 1: Rehabilitation ofHaghtanak 220 kV Substation Lot 2: Rehabilitation ofCharentsavan-3 110 kV Substation Lot 3: Rehabilitation ofVanadzor-1 110 kV Substation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak220/110/10 kV Substation 3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtainfurther information from High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC and inspect the bidding documents on working days at theaddress given below from 9:00 till 17:30 local time. High VoltageElectric Networks CJSC 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, Yerevan 0084, Republic of Armenia Tel. +37410 72 00 10 4.     The Biddershall fulfill the following minimum criteria for each Lot asfollows: Lot 1 Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractoror management contractor for at least the last five [5] years prior to the applications submission deadline, and withactivity in at least nine (9) months in each year. Specific Experience Participationas contractor,subcontractor, or management contractorin at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total value of at least 12.0 million USD, that have beensuccessfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kV voltage or higher and substation with minimum 3 baysincluding one transformer bay) to the proposedContract. Particularly Contractor should haveexperience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed to the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 22.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.75 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii) the overall cash flowrequirements for this contract and its current commitments. Lot2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total valueof at least 9.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor shouldhave experience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 15?0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substationrehabilitation/construction contracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening),within the last five (5) years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. Lot3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or management atleast two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total value of at least 7.0million USD, that have been successfully andsubstantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage or higher andsubstation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should haveexperience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 12.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.0 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments Lot4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation constructioncontracts each with total valueof at least 11.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should have experiencein -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation -     Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 20.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years. FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. 5.      In case of the award of more than one lot: ·        therequiredspecific experience shall be the aggregate of the specific experience required for the individual lots. ·        the required cash flow shall be the aggregateof the cash flow required for the individual lots; ·        the required annualturnover shall be the aggregate of the turn over required for the individual lots. 6.      The Bidder must attach an affidavit that there is no set up or claimed event ofbankruptcy or settlement proceeding against the assets of his company and that no liquidation of the companyisongoing. The Bidder must have certification according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 or equivalent, and description of quality assurance system andenvironment assurance. Prices shallbe filled in indelible ink, and any alterations necessary due to errors, etc., shall be initialed by theBidder. 7.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders onthe submission of a written applicationon the name of High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC requesting to theaboveand upon payment of anon-refundable fee in amount of 900 USD only (USD nine hundred) on account specified below. The document will be sent byexpress air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of the bidders immediately upon receipt of bank documentsevidencing payment of non-refundable fee. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC Beneficiary's Bank: ARMBUSINESSBANK, SWITFT CODE: ARMNAM22 Acc. No 1150001172630101 Correspondent bank: DEUTSCHE BANKTRUST COMPANY AMERICAS NEW YORK, USA Correspondent account: 04454448 Swift: BKTRUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC Acc. No 2470139122970010 Beneficiary's Bank: Ardshininvestbank, Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia, SWITFT CODE:  ASHBAM22 8.      The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions ofContract are the provisions of the World Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supplyand Installation(published in April 2008, revised in April 2015). International competitive bidding will be conductedin accordance with the World Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 9.      APre-Bid meeting will be held at the office of High Voltage Electric Networks at1100   local time onNovember 05, 2015only for companies which willpurchase the Bidding documents after October 27,2015. 10. Bids must be delivered to the address below before 1100  local time by December 01, 2015 and must be accompanied by a bid security as follows: Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kV Substation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 1 shall be USD Four Hundred FiftyThousand (450,000.00USD). Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 2 shall be USD Two Hundred FiftyThousand (250,000.00 USD). Lot 3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 3 shall be USD Two HundredThousand  (200,000.00 USD). Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Securityfor Lot 4 shall be USDFour Hundred Thousand (400,000.00 USD). Late bids will be rejected. 11. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidder's representatives who choose toattend at 1115  local time onDecember 01,2015 at the above mentioned office. 12. All correspondence with regard to the above shall be to the followingaddress: High Voltage ElectricNetworks CJSC GeneralDirector Mr. AramAnanyan, 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, 0084Yerevan Republic ofArmenia Tel.: +37410 72-00-10 Fax: +37410 72-01-21 Electronic mail address:hvenprojects@gmail.com 13.  ThisInvitation for Bids will also be published at the Armenian Procurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am 14. In order to facilitate the Bid preparation process the Bidders who purchased theBidding Documents will be provided with its electronic version in PDF format and Technical Schedules (to be filled by the Bidder)in MS Word format.

Power Transmission Improvement Project - P146199

High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC | Published October 28, 2015  -  Deadline December 1, 2015
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Eligible Payments Under The Following Contracts,construction And Completion Of Lots. Invitation forBids Loan ?: 8388-AM (Electricity Supply Reliability Project: AdditionalFinancing) Loan ?: 8495-AM (Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project) IFB ?: HV-W-ESRAF-1/2015 1.       The Republic of Armenia has received aloan from the International Bank for Reconstructionand Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "Electricity Supply ReliabilityProject: Additional Financing" and "Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project".It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the following contracts (Lots) or any combinationof them Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kVSubstation Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Lot 3: Rehabilitation of Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kV Substation 2.     The High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligiblebidders for the construction and completion of Lot 1: Rehabilitation ofHaghtanak 220 kV Substation Lot 2: Rehabilitation ofCharentsavan-3 110 kV Substation Lot 3: Rehabilitation ofVanadzor-1 110 kV Substation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak220/110/10 kV Substation 3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtainfurther information from High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC and inspect the bidding documents on working days at theaddress given below from 9:00 till 17:30 local time. High VoltageElectric Networks CJSC 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, Yerevan 0084, Republic of Armenia Tel. +37410 72 00 10 4.     The Biddershall fulfill the following minimum criteria for each Lot asfollows: Lot 1 Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractoror management contractor for at least the last five [5] years prior to the applications submission deadline, and withactivity in at least nine (9) months in each year. Specific Experience Participationas contractor,subcontractor, or management contractorin at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total value of at least 12.0 million USD, that have beensuccessfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kV voltage or higher and substation with minimum 3 baysincluding one transformer bay) to the proposedContract. Particularly Contractor should haveexperience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed to the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 22.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.75 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii) the overall cash flowrequirements for this contract and its current commitments. Lot2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total valueof at least 9.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor shouldhave experience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 15?0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substationrehabilitation/construction contracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening),within the last five (5) years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. Lot3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or management atleast two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total value of at least 7.0million USD, that have been successfully andsubstantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage or higher andsubstation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should haveexperience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 12.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.0 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments Lot4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation constructioncontracts each with total valueof at least 11.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should have experiencein -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation -     Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 20.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years. FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. 5.      In case of the award of more than one lot: ·        therequiredspecific experience shall be the aggregate of the specific experience required for the individual lots. ·        the required cash flow shall be the aggregateof the cash flow required for the individual lots; ·        the required annualturnover shall be the aggregate of the turn over required for the individual lots. 6.      The Bidder must attach an affidavit that there is no set up or claimed event ofbankruptcy or settlement proceeding against the assets of his company and that no liquidation of the companyisongoing. The Bidder must have certification according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 or equivalent, and description of quality assurance system andenvironment assurance. Prices shallbe filled in indelible ink, and any alterations necessary due to errors, etc., shall be initialed by theBidder. 7.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders onthe submission of a written applicationon the name of High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC requesting to theaboveand upon payment of anon-refundable fee in amount of 900 USD only (USD nine hundred) on account specified below. The document will be sent byexpress air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of the bidders immediately upon receipt of bank documentsevidencing payment of non-refundable fee. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC Beneficiary's Bank: ARMBUSINESSBANK, SWITFT CODE: ARMNAM22 Acc. No 1150001172630101 Correspondent bank: DEUTSCHE BANKTRUST COMPANY AMERICAS NEW YORK, USA Correspondent account: 04454448 Swift: BKTRUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC Acc. No 2470139122970010 Beneficiary's Bank: Ardshininvestbank, Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia, SWITFT CODE:  ASHBAM22 8.      The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions ofContract are the provisions of the World Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supplyand Installation(published in April 2008, revised in April 2015). International competitive bidding will be conductedin accordance with the World Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 9.      APre-Bid meeting will be held at the office of High Voltage Electric Networks at1100   local time onNovember 05, 2015only for companies which willpurchase the Bidding documents after October 27,2015. 10. Bids must be delivered to the address below before 1100  local time by December 01, 2015 and must be accompanied by a bid security as follows: Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kV Substation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 1 shall be USD Four Hundred FiftyThousand (450,000.00USD). Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 2 shall be USD Two Hundred FiftyThousand (250,000.00 USD). Lot 3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Security for Lot 3 shall be USD Two HundredThousand  (200,000.00 USD). Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Securityfor Lot 4 shall be USDFour Hundred Thousand (400,000.00 USD). Late bids will be rejected. 11. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidder's representatives who choose toattend at 1115  local time onDecember 01,2015 at the above mentioned office. 12. All correspondence with regard to the above shall be to the followingaddress: High Voltage ElectricNetworks CJSC GeneralDirector Mr. AramAnanyan, 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, 0084Yerevan Republic ofArmenia Tel.: +37410 72-00-10 Fax: +37410 72-01-21 Electronic mail address:hvenprojects@gmail.com 13.  ThisInvitation for Bids will also be published at the Armenian Procurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am 14. In order to facilitate the Bid preparation process the Bidders who purchased theBidding Documents will be provided with its electronic version in PDF format and Technical Schedules (to be filled by the Bidder)in MS Word format.

LIFELINE ROAD NETWORK IMPROVEMENT PROJ - P126782

Transport Projects Implementation Unit State Institution | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline February 10, 2016
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Procurement Of Supply Of Traffic Counters Invitation for Bids Republic ofArmenia Lifeline Network Improvement Project (LRNIP) Loan No.: 8229-AM Contract Title:Supply of trafficcounters Reference No.ICB-LRNIP-G/2015-TC(Item #3, GOODS, Procurement Plan (August  12,2015), Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project) 1.         The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Banktoward the cost of the Lifeline Roads Network Improvement Project (LRNIP), and intends to apply part of the proceeds towardpayments under the contract for Procurement oftraffic counters. This contract will be jointly financed by World Bank and theGovernment of the Republic of Armenia.Bidding process will be governed by the World Bank's rules and procedures. 2.                 The Transport ProjectImplementation Unit State Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Armenia now invites sealed bids fromeligible bidders for Supply of traffic counters(thirty complete sets). Bidding Documents require bidders to have the following specificexperience: Financial Capability ü  Minimum average annual turnover of USD 300,000equivalent calculated as total certified payments received forcontracts in progress and/or completed within the last five (5) years (2011-2015),divided by 5 (five)years. Experience and Technical Capacity ü The Bidder must be as minimum five (5) years in the business of manufacturing and /or supplying similarto theproposedgoods. ü The Bidder must provide verifiable information on at least 2 similar contracts for supply of similar to the proposedgoods successfully performed by him within past five (5) years. 3.        Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Biddingprocedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World BankBorrowers, revised as of July, 2014 ("ProcurementGuidelines"), and is open to alleligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines.In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forththeWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.        Interested eligible bidders may obtain further informationfrom The TransportProject Implementation Unit State Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of Armenia esargsyan@transportpiu.am; tjanoyan@transportpiu.am; hordukhanyan@transportpiu.am, satasatryan@transportpiu.am and inspect the bidding documents during office hours 09:00to 17:00 hours at the address given below. In additional the BDs as well asany amendments to and clarification of those  are posted on the www.gnumner.am website. The Purchaser takes no responsibility for  omission or incomplete downloadingof those  by the  prospective bidder. 5.        A complete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interestedeligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of AMD 50, 000 (or USD 105 equivalent). Themethodof payment will bedirect deposit to the following accounts: Beneficiary: Transport Projects ImplementationUnitState Institution of the Ministry of Transport and Communication of the Republic ofArmenia For Armenian dram: Acc. #900000908096 For US dollars: Acc. #900000908104 Central Bank ofArmenia. The document will be sent by airmail for overseasdelivery and by surface mail for delivery to addresses in Armenia. In the case of airmail delivery an additional fee of AMD 120,000 (or USD 250 equivalent) will becharged for shipping and handling. 6.        Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 11:00 (Yerevan time)                          10, February, 2016. 7.         Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at theaddress below on 11:05 (Yerevan time)  10, February, 2016. 8.         All bidsmust be accompanied by a Bid Security of USD 5,000 (five thousand) or an equivalent amount in a freely convertiblecurrency 8.         The address(es) referred to above is(are): Transport Projects Implementation UnitState Institution ("Transport PIU" SI) of Ministryof Transport and Communication of the Republic ofArmenia Attn: Emil Sargsyan, Director of "Transport PIU"SI Address:28 Nalbandyan Street, Ministry of Transport and Communicationbuilding, room #312a, Yerevan-10, Armenia Tel:   (37410) 54-05-27,58-05-23 Fax: (374 60) 540 525 E-mail: esargsyan@transportpiu.am; tjanoyan@transportpiu.am; hordukhanyan@transportpiu.am, satasatryan@transportpiu.am

Social Protection Administration II - P146318

Foreign Financing Projects Management Center | Published October 20, 2015  -  Deadline December 1, 2015
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Equipment For Mlsa, Ssss, Nork Cjsc, Nilsr, Sea And Mcpo Invitation for Bids(IFB) Republic ofArmenia Social Protection AdministrationSecond Project CREDIT NUMBER: 5398 AM Procurement ofEquipment for MLSA, SSSS, Nork CJSC, NILSR, SEA and MCPO. ICB No: SPAPII-G-2.1-4.1 1.             The Republic ofArmenia has receiveda financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the SocialProtection AdministrationSecond Project and intends to apply part ofthe proceeds toward paymentsunder the Contract for Procurement Equipment for MLSA, SSSS, Nork CJSC,NILSR, SEA and MCPO. 2.             The Ministry of Labor and SocialAffairs and the Foreign Financing Projects Management Center of the Ministry ofFinance of the RA now invite sealed bids from eligible and qualified biddersfor supply of Equipment for MLSA, SSSS, Nork CJSC, NILSR, SEA and MCPO. 3.             Bidding will be conductedthroughthe International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures specified in the WorldBank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Servicesunder IBRD Loans and IDA Credits &Grants by World Bank Borrowersdated in January 2011, and is open to all eligiblebidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, pleaserefer toparagraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict ofinterest. 4.Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from ForeignFinancing Projects Management Center of the Ministry of Finance of the RoA andinspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 09.00 to 18.00 oflocal time. 5. A complete set of bidding documents in English maybe purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a writtenapplication to the address below and upon payment of a nonrefundable 50 USD forforeign Bidders and 20,000 AMD for local Bidders. The method of payment will bea transfer of the indicated amount to the FFPMC account number specified below.The hard copy of the Bidding Documents will be handed over to the Bidder'srepresentative. In addition to the hard copies the document will be sent bye-mail upon request. Ifthere is a discrepancy between hard copy and electronic, hard copy willprevail. For bank transfers fromabroad: Intermediary bank: JPMorgan ChaseBank, N.A., New York, NY USA SWIFT BIC:CHAS US 33 Account:001 1 010782 Beneficiary's bank: Central Bank ofArmenia, Yerevan, Armenia SWIFT BIC:CBRA AM 22 Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance ofRoA, Foreign Financing Projects Management Centre Account:900000900572 (USD) For bank transfers from inside the territoryofthe Republic of Armenia: Beneficiary:  Foreign Financing Projects Management Centreof the Ministry of Finance of RoA Tax Code:180255188 Name ofRecipient's Bank: CentralTreasury of the Ministry of Finance of RoA AccountNo: 900000900564 (AMD) 6.                     Bids must be delivered tothe address below at or before the December 01, 2015, 15:00  (localtime).  Electronicbidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected.  Bids will be opened in the presence of thebidders' representatives who choose to attend in person or on-line attheaddress below at 15:00 (local time) on December 01, 2015. All bids mustbe accompanied by a Bid Security for For Lot1? USD 13,000,  for Lot 2 ? USD 3,000,  for Lot 3? USD 2,000, For Lot 4 ? USD 3,000 or an equivalent amount in freelyconvertible currency. Incase of bidding for two ormore of lots, a Bid Security for each lotshould be submitted separately as evaluation will be done on a per-lot-basis asper ITB 36.3 (a). 7. Qualificationsrequirements include: FinancialCapability The Biddershall furnish documentary evidence that it meets the following financialrequirement(s): Average annual turnover during thelast three (3) years(2012-2014) should be at least USD 1.275,000 for Lot 1, USD 260,000 forLot 2, USD 200,000 for Lot 3 and USD 260,000 for Lot 4. In case of submittingbids for more thanone lot , average annual turnover requirement applicable is the total  of the averageannual turnover requirementfor each relevant lot. For example, when submitting a bid for Lot 1 and Lot 2average annual turnover requirement for the last three years would beUSD1,535,000. In case of. In case of applying for all lots, average annualturnover for the last three (3) years (2012-2014) shall be equal to USD1,995,000.00 The Bidders shallprovide his financial statements for the last three(3) years. Experience andTechnical Capacity TheBidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets thefollowing experience requirement(s): Min five (5)years' experience in supplying and/or manufacturing and installing similarequipment. Min 1 successfully implemented similarcontract in the last 3 years in amount not less than the bid amount, specifyingthe purchaser, contract price and supplied goods;In case of applying for two ormore lots, min 1 successfully implemented similar contract in the amount of notless than total amount of two Bids for each Lot./ Please submit a copy of thecontract and Certificate of Acceptance of goods/. Foreign Bidder,who is not doing business in Armenia, should be represented by a local agent,who will carry out after-sales services, i.e. Supplier's warranty obligations.* Manufacturer, whois not doing business in Armenia, should have its official certified servicecenter in Armenia.* In case of JV, each member of the JV shall meetthe minimum requirement for financial capability and experience and technicalcapacity. c)  The Bidder shall furnishdocumentary evidenceto demonstrate that the Goods it offers meet the following usage requirement: The Goodssupplied under this contract shall have: ISO 9001:2008 certificates or equivalent for items asspecified in Section VII, Schedule of Requirements. 8.      Theaddress referred to above is: Mr. EdgarAvetyan, Executive Director, ForeignFinancing Projects Management Center (FFPMC), Ministry of Finance Tigran Mets4, Yerevan, Republic of Armenia Tel.: +37411 910 581 Fax: +37410 528 742 E- mailaddress: info@ffpmc.am

Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project - P152039

R2E2 Fund | Published November 27, 2015  -  Deadline February 1, 2016
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Drilling Of Two Slim Wells . Republic of Armenia                                                                                                                                                                                      Invitation for Bids International Competitive Bidding                                                                                                                                                                        GEOTHERMAL EXPLORATORY DRILLING PROJECT Grant No.: P152039 Contract Title:Drilling of TwoSlim Wells Reference No.  GEDP-CW-3/2015 1.         The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Geothermal Exploratory Drilling Project, and intends toapply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Drilling of Two Slim Wells. 2.         The Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency (R2E2) Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for drilling two slim wells (with diameter of3.5 inches) on the Karkar Site to a maximum depth of 1,500 meters in orderto confirm the nature of the low resistivity layerlocated at 500-1,000 m and to measure the temperature just below it, to be performed within a four months duration. In order toqualify for the Contract a Bidder must have experience in similar drilling services and adequate resources, as detailed in theBidding Document. 3.        Bidding will be conducted through theInternational Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants byWorld Bank Borrowers January2011, revised on July, 2014 ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to all eligible bidders asdefined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please referto paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank's policy onconflict of interest. 4.Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency (R2E2) Fund 32 Proshyan Street, 1st laneYerevan, Republic of Armenia Attention: Mrs. Tamara Babayan Telephone:  +37410-588011 Facsimile number: +37410-541732 Electronic mailaddress: info@r2e2.am  and inspect the bidding documents during office hours (09:00 to 17:00)at the same address. 5.  Qualification requirements include: a/ Average Annual Turnover - Minimum average annual turnover of US$ 8.0 million,calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last three years, divided bythree. b/ GeneralExperience - Experience under drillingcontracts in the role of prime contractor, JVmember, sub-contractor,or management contractor for at least the last five years, starting 1st January 2010. c/ Specific Experience (i) Aminimumnumber of similar contracts specified below that have been satisfactorily and substantially completed as a prime contractor,joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor between 1st January 2010 and application submission deadline: twocontracts, each of minimumvalue of US$ 2.5 million. (ii)               Successful experience in drilling deep slim wells to depths of 1200-1500 meters or more. At leastone contract successfully completed during the past three years. d/ Financial Capabilities - The Bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, orhas available, liquid assets,unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractualadvance payment) sufficient to meet the cash flow requirements estimated as US $ 3.0 million for the subjectcontract(s) net of theBidders other commitments 6.        A complete set of bidding documents in English maybe purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written applicationto the address below and upon payment of anonrefundable fee of US$ 100. The method of payment will be by direct deposit to HSBC Bank Armenia Account Number 001-007855-004.The document will be sent by courierservice. Bidding Documents and all consequent Amendments and clarifications (if any)will be posted on the free accessed websites (www.gnumner.am  and www.r2e2.am) and the R2E2Fund takes no responsibility for missing or incorrect or/and incomplete downloading of those by the prospective bidders. 7.         Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 15:00; February 01,2016 (local time). Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened inthe presence of the bidders' designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 15:05; February 01, 2016 (local time). 8.         All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of US$ 75,000. 9.         The address referred to above is: Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency (R2E2) Fund 32 Proshyan Street, 1st lane Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia Attention: Mrs. TamaraBabayan Telephone:  +37410-588011 Facsimile number: +37410-588011 Electronic mail address: artgrigoryan@yahoo.com, gzara@r2e2.am, info@r2e2.am

Power Transmission Improvement Project - P146199

?Yerevan Thermal Power Centre? CJSC | Published September 25, 2015  -  Deadline November 10, 2015
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Rehabilitation Of Yerevan Tpc 220/110/35 Kv Substation Invitation for Bids Loan?: 8495-AM (Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project) IFB ?:ETNIP_YTPC_ICB_1/2015 1.       The Republic of Armenia has receivedfinancing from the InternationalBank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "Electricity Transmission Network ImprovementProject" and intends to applypart of the proceeds of this loan towards eligible payments under thecontract for: Rehabilitation of YerevanTPC 220/110/35 kVsubstation 2.     The "Yerevan Thermal PowerCentre" CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for implementation of: Rehabilitation of Yerevan TPC 220/110/35 kVsubstation 3.     Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC and inspect the bidding documents during officehours (from 9:00 to 17:00 localtime) at the address givenbelow. 4.     The Bidder shall fulfill the following minimum criteria underthe contract for: Rehabilitation of YerevanTPC 220/110/35 kVsubstation ·        General Experience Experience under contracts in the role of contractor,subcontractor, or management contractor forat least the last ten (10) years prior to the applications submission deadline, and with activity in at least nine (9) months ineach year. ·         Specific Experience Participation as contractor in at least two (2) similar contractswithin the last ten (10) years in Substation construction contracts with total value for each contract of at least 28.7 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with same voltage or higher) tothe proposed Contract. The similarity shall be based on the complexity, methods/technology or other characteristics as described inSection VI, Employer's Requirements. Additionally, participation as a contractor in at least one (1) contract implemented outside the country of the Bidder or of the partner ofthe JV that implemented thecontract within the last ten (10) years. This requirementmight be met by demonstrating a relevant international experience as a Contractor or as a member of the JV inconstruction contracts (not necessarily related to Substation construction) that were executed outside of the country of the Bidderor of the partner of the JV that implemented the contract. For Contracts executed during the period stipulated above, the Contractor shouldhave experience as minimumin the following key activities: o   Design, Construction,Installation & Commissioning of 220 kV substation (HV & LVequipment) o   Design, Construction,Installation & Commissioning of 110 kV substation (HV & LVequipment) o   Design, Construction,Installation & Commissioning of MV substation (MV & LV equipment) ·         Historical Financial Performance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the lawof the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptable to the Employer, for the last five (5) years to demonstrate the currentsoundness of the bidder's financial position andits prospective long term profitability must be enclosed to the bid. ·         Average Annual Turnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 51 million, calculated as total certified payments received for substationcontracts in progress or completed, within the last three (3)years. ·         Financial Resources The Bidder must demonstrateaccess to, or availabilityof, financial resources such as liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means, other than anycontractual advance payments to meet the following cash flow requirement: (i)                USD 8.5 million as the cash flow requirement (ii)               the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its currentcommitments. ·        The Bidder must attach an affidavit that there is no set up or claimed event ofbankruptcy or settlementproceeding against the assets of his company. Also that no liquidation of the company isongoing. ·        The Bidder must have certification according to ISO 9001 andISO 14000 or equivalent, and description of quality assurance system and environment assurance. 5.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchasedby interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application on the name of "Yerevan ThermalPower Centre" CJSC requesting tothe above and upon payment of anonrefundable fee in the amount of USD 400 or equivalent amount in Armenian Drams (AMD) according to the exchange rate of the Central Bank of the Republic ofArmenia at the day of payment on accounts specified below. The bidding document will be sent by express air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of thebidder upon receipt of bank documents evidencing payment of nonrefundable fee, but under no circumstances "Yerevan Thermal PowerCentre" CJSC is responsiblefor late delivery or loss of documents so mailed. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): BENEFICIARY: YEREVAN THERMAL POWER CENTRECJSC YEREVAN, ARMENIA ACCOUNT: 2473600002170020 BANK OF BENEFICIARY: ARDSHININVESTBANK, SHENGAVIT BRANCH, Yerevan,Armenia SWIFT Code: ASHBAM22 INTERMEDIARY BANK: ACCOUNT NO:36209105 CITIBANK, NA SWIFT Code:CITIUS33 For residents of Armenia:(payment in AMD): BENEFICIARY: YEREVAN THERMAL POWER CENTRECJSC YEREVAN, ARMENIA ACCOUNT: 2473600002170010 BANK OF BENEFICIARY: ARDSHININVESTBANK, SHENGAVIT BRANCH, Yerevan,Armenia SWIFT: ASHBAM22 6.      The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in theGeneral Conditions of Contract are the provisions of the WorldBank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supply and Installation (published in April 2008, revised in April2015). International competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with the World Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 7.      A Pre-Bid meeting will be held in "Yerevan Thermal PowerCentre" CJSC office at 13:00 local time on 28 October 2015 atthe address given below. 8.      Bidsmust be delivered to the address below before13:00local time by 10 November 2015 andmust be accompanied by abid security of USD 720,000.00 only (Seven Hundred Twenty Thousand). 9.      Bids will be opened in the presence of bidder's representatives who choose toattend at 13:30 local time on 10 November 2015 in "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre" CJSC office at the address given below. 10.  All correspondence with regard tothe above shall be to the following address: "Yerevan Thermal Power Centre"CJSC Attention: Mr. Hovakim Hovhannisyan, GeneralDirector Address: 3 Arin-Berd Street, Impasse3 Yerevan, 0053 Republic ofArmenia Tel.:+374 1047-27-60 Fax:+374 10 47-27-71 E-mail: mailbox@yccpp.com 11.  This Invitation for Bids, will also be published at the ArmenianProcurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am. The Bidding Document in PDF format plus Technical Schedules in MS Word format will also be provided to those Bidders, which purchased the Bidding Document.

Electricity Supply Reliability: AF - P148102

High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC | Published September 25, 2015  -  Deadline November 17, 2015
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Rehabilitation Of Electrical Substations Invitation forBids Loan ?: 8388-AM (Electricity Supply Reliability Project: AdditionalFinancing) Loan ?: 8495-AM (Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project) IFB ?: HV-W-ESRAF-1/2015 1.       The Republic of Armenia has received aloan from the International Bank for Reconstructionand Development (IBRD) toward the cost of the "Electricity Supply ReliabilityProject: Additional Financing" and "Electricity Transmission Network Improvement Project".It is intended that part of the proceeds of this loan will be applied to eligible payments under the following contracts (Lots) or any combinationof them Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kVSubstation Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Lot 3: Rehabilitation of Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kV Substation 2.     The High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC now invites sealed bids from eligiblebidders for the construction and completion of Lot 1: Rehabilitation ofHaghtanak 220 kV Substation Lot 2: Rehabilitation ofCharentsavan-3 110 kV Substation Lot 3: Rehabilitation ofVanadzor-1 110 kV Substation Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak220/110/10 kV Substation 3.      Interested eligible bidders may obtainfurther information from High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC and inspect the bidding documents on working days at theaddress given below from 9:00 till 17:30 local time. High VoltageElectric Networks CJSC 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, Yerevan 0084, Republic of Armenia Tel. +374 10 72 00 10 4.     The Biddershall fulfill the following minimum criteria for each Lot asfollows: Lot 1 Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction contracts in the role of contractor, subcontractoror management contractor for at least the last five [5] years prior to the applications submission deadline, and withactivity in at least nine (9) months in each year. Specific Experience Participation ascontractor, subcontractor, or management contractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight[8]years in substation construction contracts each withtotal value of at least 12.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kVvoltage or higher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposedContract. Particularly Contractor should have experience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed to the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 22.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.75 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii) the overall cash flow requirements for this contract and its currentcommitments. Lot2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110kV Substation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total valueof at least 9.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor shouldhave experience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 15?0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substationrehabilitation/construction contracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening),within the last five (5) years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. Lot3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or management atleast two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation construction contracts each with total value of at least 7.0million USD, that have been successfully andsubstantially completed and that are similar (with 110 kV voltage or higher andsubstation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should haveexperience in o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation o   Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 12.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 2.0 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments Lot4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220/110/10 kVSubstation ·         GeneralExperience Experience under the substation rehabilitation/construction/ reconstruction 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. Specific Experience Participation as contractor, subcontractor, or managementcontractor in at least two (2) contracts within the last eight [8] years in substation constructioncontracts each with total valueof at least 11.0 million USD, that have been successfully and substantially completed and that are similar (with 220 kV voltage orhigher and substation with minimum 3 bays including one transformer bay) to the proposed Contract. Particularly Contractor should have experiencein -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 220 kVsubstation -    Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of 110 kVsubstation -     Design, Construction, Installation& Commissioning of MVsubstation Historical FinancialPerformance Audited balance sheets or if not required by the law of the bidder's country, other financial statements acceptableto the Employer, for thelast five [5] years to demonstrate the current soundness of the bidders financial position and itsprospective long term profitability mustbe enclosed in the bid offer. Average AnnualTurnover Minimum average annual turnover of USD 20.0 Million, calculated as total certified payments received for substation rehabilitation/constructioncontracts substantially completed (more than 80% value of the contract executed before bid opening), within the last five (5)years. FinancialResources 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 the following cash flow requirement: (i)  USD 3.5 million as the cash flow requirement, and (ii)        the overall cash flow requirements forthis contract and its current commitments. 5.      In case of the award of more than one lot: ·        therequiredspecific experience shall be the aggregate of the specific experience required for the individual lots. ·        the required cash flow shall be the aggregateof the cash flow required for the individual lots; ·        the required annualturnover shall be the aggregate of the turn over required for the individual lots. 6.      The Bidder must attach an affidavit that there is no set up or claimed event ofbankruptcy or settlement proceeding against the assets of his company and that no liquidation of the companyisongoing. The Bidder must have certification according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14000 or equivalent, and description of quality assurance system andenvironment assurance. Prices shallbe filled in indelible ink, and any alterations necessary due to errors, etc., shall be initialed by theBidder. 7.      A complete set of bidding documents may be purchased by interested bidders onthe submission of a written applicationon the name of High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC requesting to theaboveand upon payment of anon-refundable fee in amount of 900 USD only (USD nine hundred) on account specified below. The document will be sent byexpress air mail or handed over to the authorized representative of the bidders immediately upon receipt of bank documentsevidencing payment of non-refundable fee. Accounts for payment For non-residents of Armenia (payment in USD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric Networks CJSC Beneficiary's Bank: ARMBUSINESSBANK, SWITFT CODE: ARMNAM22 Acc. No 1150001172630101 Correspondent bank: DEUTSCHE BANKTRUST COMPANY AMERICAS NEW YORK, USA Correspondent account: 04454448 Swift: BKTRUS33 For residents of Armenia: (payment in AMD): Beneficiary: High Voltage Electric NetworksCJSC Acc. No 2470139122970010 Beneficiary's Bank: Ardshininvestbank, Yerevan, Republic ofArmenia, SWITFT CODE:  ASHBAM22 8.      The provisions in the Instructions to Bidders and in the General Conditions ofContract are the provisions of the World Bank Standard Bidding Document: Procurement of Plant Design, Supplyand Installation(published in April 2008, revised in April 2015). International competitive bidding will be conductedin accordance with the World Bank's Single-Stage Bidding Procedure. 9.      APre-Bid meeting will be held at the office of High Voltage Electric Networks at1100   local time on October 27, 2015. 10. Bids must be delivered to the address below before1100  localtime byNovember17, 2015 and must be accompanied by a bid security as follows: Lot 1: Rehabilitation of Haghtanak 220 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Securityfor Lot 1 shall be USD Four HundredFifty Thousand (450,000.00USD). Lot 2: Rehabilitation of Charentsavan-3 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Securityfor Lot 2 shall be USD Two HundredFifty Thousand (250,000.00USD). Lot 3: Rehabilitation Vanadzor-1 110 kVSubstation Amount of Bid Securityfor Lot 3 shall be USD Two HundredThousand  (200,000.00 USD). Lot 4: Rehabilitation of Ashnak 220 kVSubstation Amount of BidSecurity for Lot 4 shall be USD Four Hundred Thousand (400,000.00 USD). Late bids will be rejected. 11. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidder's representatives who choose toattend at 1115  local time onNovember 17,2015 at the above mentioned office. 12. All correspondence with regard to the above shall be to the followingaddress: High Voltage ElectricNetworks CJSC GeneralDirector Mr. AramAnanyan, 1 Zorovar Andranik Street, 0084Yerevan Republic ofArmenia Tel.: +37410 72-00-10 Fax: +37410 72-01-21 Electronic mail address:hvenprojects@gmail.com 13.  ThisInvitation for Bids will also be published at the Armenian Procurement Portal at the following address: www.procurement.am 14. In order to facilitate the Bid preparation process the Bidders who purchased theBidding Documents will be provided with its electronic version in PDF format and Technical Schedules (to be filled by the Bidder)in MS Word format.

IRRIGATION SYSTEM ENHANCEMENT PROJECT - P127759

Water Sector PIU SA | Published August 18, 2015  -  Deadline September 29, 2015
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?construction Of Kaghtsrashen Irrigation Scheme? (comprising Of 3 Lots) Special Procurement Notice (SPN) Country:Republic ofArmenia Project Name:Irrigation Systems Enhancement Project(ISEP) IBRD Loan No.: 8267AM Contract Title:"Construction of Kaghtsrashen Irrigation Scheme" (comprising of 3 lots) Reference No.: ISEP/ICB/CW-14/001 Invitation for Bids (IFB) 1.The Republic of Armenia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Irrigation Systems Enhancement Project (ISEP), and intends to applypart of the proceeds toward payments under the contractsfor: "Construction of Main Pipeline DM0+00-DM90+16.32", ISEP/ICB/CW-14/001-1 (Lot 1);"Construction ofMain pipeline DM90+16.32-DM196+60", ISEP/ICB/CW-14/001-2 (Lot 2) and "Construction of Main pipeline DM196+60-DM275+79.89",ISEP/ICB/CW-14/001-3 (Lot 3).These contracts will be jointly financed by the WB and Government of the Republic of Armenia. Bidding process will begoverned by the World Bank's rules and procedures. 2.         The "Water Sector Projects Implementation Unit" SA (WSPIU SA) now invitessealed bids from eligible bidders for the following works: earth works; monolith reinforced concrete; pipes and pipeline equipment; metallic constructions;insulation works (as per BOQ) The Sites are located at: Lot#1: atthe distance of 45 km from Yerevan situated in the Kotayk Marz Lot#2: at the distance of50-55 km from Yerevan situated in the Ararat Marz Lot#3: atthe distance of 60-65 km from Yerevan situated in theArarat Marz The Intended Completion Date for the whole of the Works shall be: - Lot1:18 (eighteen) months; - Lot2: 16 (sixteen) months; and - Lot 3: 16 (sixteen)months. Qualifications requirements include: Minimum average annual constructionturnover, calculated as total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last 5 (five)years, divided by 5 (five): -Lot-1: AMD 2,012,851,900 (orUS$4,200,000 equivalent); -Lot-2: AMD 2,116,786,000 (or US$4,416,870 equivalent); and -Lot 3: AMD 1,267,336,000 (orUS$2,644,415 equivalent). The Bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available,liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractualadvance payment)sufficient to meet the construction cash flow requirements estimated as: -Lot-1: AMD 447,300,000 (or US$933,334 equivalent) net of the Bidders othercommitments; -Lot-2: AMD 470,400,000 (or US$981,534 equivalent)net of the Bidders other commitments;and -Lot 3: AMD 281,630,000 (or US$587,647 equivalent) net of the Bidders other     commitments. Participation in at least 1 (one) contract for each lot as a primecontractor, joint venture member, management contractor or sub-contractor between 1st January 2010 and applicationsubmission deadline, that have been satisfactorily and substantially completed in hydraulic facilities (for Lot 1,2,3: construction of hydro engineering objects (such as water intake, main and secondarycanals, pipeline projects): -Lot 1:with a value of at least AMD 1,610,280,000 (or US$3,360,000 equivalent); -Lot 2: witha value of at leastAMD 1,505,207,000 (or US$3,140,755 equivalent);and -Lot 3: with a value of at least AMD 901,216,000 (or US$1,880,470 equivalent). Participation in the above and in anyother contracts completed and under implementation as prime contractor, joint venture member, management contractor orsub-contractor during the period stipulated between 1st January 2010 and application submission deadline, with a minimumconstruction experience in the following key activity successfully completed: Lot 1: - EARTH WORKS ? 50,400m3 (in any year within the period statedabove); - HYDRO TECHNICAL CONCRETE ?1,845m3 (in any year within the period stated above); - PIPES and PIPELINE - Steel pipes 7,360m (in any year within the period statedabove); INSULATION WORKS ?7,263 m(in any year within the period stated above); Lot 2: -EARTH WORKS ? 56,800m3 (in any year within the period statedabove); - HYDRO TECHNICAL CONCRETE? 815m3 (in any year within the period stated above); - PIPES andPIPELINE - Steel pipes 710m, fiber glass pipes 8,151m. (in any year within the periodstated above); Lot 3: -EARTH WORKS ? 40,000m3 (in any year within the period statedabove); - HYDRO TECHNICAL CONCRETE ?389m3 (in any year within the period stated above); - PIPES and PIPELINE - Steel pipes 240m, fiber glass pipes 6,353m.  (in any year within the period stated above); The required key activitymay be demonstrated in one or more contracts(no more than three) combined if executedduring same time period. Personnel and Equipment To be qualified for two or three lots (contracts) the Bidder must meet the sum of requisites of two orthree lots (contracts) correspondingly (the details of the required personnel and equipment are presented in the BiddingDocument). A margin of preferencefor eligible national contractors/joint ventures shall not apply. Biddersmay bid for one or three lots (contracts), as further defined in the bidding document.  Bidders wishing to offer discounts in case they are awarded more than onecontract will be allowed to do so, provided those discounts are included in the Letter of Bid. 3. Bidding will be conductedthrough theInternational Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures as specified in the World Bank's Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services underIBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers [January 2011, revised July 2014] ("Procurement Guidelines"), and is open to alleligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth theWorld Bank's policy on conflict of interest. 4.         Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from WSPIU SA office (Mr.Hamlet Harutyunyan ? Planning and Design Engineer. Tel:(+37441) 111-403; email:hharutyunyan@wsdp.am) and inspect the bidding documents during office hours10:00 to 17:00at the addressgiven below. 5.         Acomplete set of bidding documents in English may be purchased by interested eligiblebidders upon the submission of a written application to theaddress below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee of 150$US or 70,000AMD.  The method of payment will be banking transfer to the followingaccount: Beneficiary: Ministry of Finance of theRepublic of Armenia/Central Treasury Account Numbers: 900000906074 (USD) or900000906082 (AMD) The bidding documentswill be sent by airmail (for overseas delivery) or handed over to the Bidder's representative. In the case of airmail delivery anadditional fee of 150$US or 70,000 AMD will be charged for shipping. In addition, biddingdocuments will be also provided to Bidders in electronic format. If there are discrepancies between the hard copy and electronicversion, the hard copy shall prevail. 6.         Bids mustbe delivered to the address below on or before September 29,2015;16:00(Yerevan time).Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders'designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on September 29,2015; 16:00(Yerevan time). 7.    All bids mustbe accompanied by a Bid Security (Bank Guarantee) inamount of: - Lot 1: AMD 40,257,000.00 or its equivalent in freely convertible currency atthe exchange rate of the Central Bank of RA as of Bid Security issuance date. - Lot 2: AMD 37,632,000.00or itsequivalent in freely convertible currency at the exchange rate of theCentral Bank of RA as of Bid Security issuancedate. - Lot3: AMD 22,530,000.00 or its equivalent in freely convertible currency at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of RA as of BidSecurity issuance date. 8.         The address referred to above is: "WaterSector Projects Implementation Unit" State Agency Attn.:  Mr.Feliks Melikyan ? Director Mr.Hamlet Harutyunyan ? Planningand Design Engineer Mr. Martin Charyan -Procurement Specialist 75/44 Baghramyan Ave., Yerevan 0033, Republic of Armenia Tel:(+37410) 277-943 (reception); 266-058 (procurement department) E-mail: fmelikyan@wsdp.am;hharutyunyan@wsdp.am;mcharyan@wsdp.am;

Utility Scale Solar Power Project - P155662

Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund | Published August 20, 2015  -  Deadline September 3, 2015
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Feasibility Study And Transaction Advisory Services REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES ? FIRMS SELECTION-Quality and Cost Based Selection(QCBS)) Armenia Grant forPreparation of the Utility-Scale Solar Power Project Grant No.: TF0A0418 Assignment Title: Feasibility Study and Transaction Advisory Services ReferenceNo. : SPP-CS-6/2015 The Armenia Renewable Resources and EnergyEfficiency Fundhas applied for a SREP Grant from theClimate Investment Funds Scaling-up Renewable EnergyProgram in Low Income Countries(SREP) (administered by the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development(IBRD)) toward the cost of the Preparationof Utility-Scale Solar Power Project, and intends to apply part of the proceeds forconsulting services. The consulting services ("the Services") include: Conducting solar resource assessment; Preparingprefeasibility and feasibility studies; Preparingtechnical documentation required for the project preparation; Assistance inpreparation of bidding documents; Developing technical evaluation and appraisal criteria. The Project will generally consist of the followingtasks/components: Task 1: Project Feasibility Study Preparation of the site specific feasibility studies for the preselected sites. The feasibility study shall includeall necessary analysis based on the best applicable international practice. The analysis of the data shall be based on the model(Excel spreadsheets, other commonly used software) which will be transferred to the Client as part of deliverables. The model shallinclude specific tools for technical, commercial and financial analysis. Task 2:Auction/TenderProcess Preparation of the full suite of tender documentation for engagement of potential investors that will bid forconstruction of solar PV stationsin the selected sites. Thedocumentation shall include details of legal-regulatory framework required for investments in the solar PV,particularly land usage, grid connection, licensing, taxation, etc. Organization and implementation of road show and pre-bid conference; pre-qualification of potential investors;support in organization and management of the tender process. Task 3: Procurement Evaluation of technical merits and responsiveness of bids; recommendationon the award. Task  4: Project Agreements andNegotiations Support the Client in negotiations with investors,   preparation of negotiations report, draft agreements, other required documents. Hereby Armenia Renewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund invites eligible firms ("Consultants") toindicate their interest in providing mentioned services. InterestedConsultants should provide information demonstrating that they have the required qualifications and relevant experience to performthe Services (brochures, descriptionof similar assignments done under fund of International financial institutions (IFIs) within last 5 years, experience in similar conditions, etc.). The shortlisting criteria are: ·     Company's generalexperience in technical, legal,commercial, and financial advisory support of renewable  power generation projects with private sector involvementduring last 5 years /max 20 points/ ·     Company's specificexperience in technical, legal,commercial, and financial advisory support for Solar PV projects during last 5 years /max 70 points/ ·     Company's regionalexperience in technical, legal,commercial, and financial advisory support under the projects financed by International Financial Institutions  projects during last 10 years /max 10 points/ The attention of interested Consultants is drawn to paragraph 1.9 of the WorldBank's Guidelines: Selection and Employment of Consultants under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers,January 2011, Revised July 2014. ("Consultant Guidelines"), setting forth the World Bank's policy on conflict of interest. Consultants may associate with other firms in the form of a joint venture or asub-consultancy to enhance their qualifications. A Consultant will be selected in accordance with the Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method set outin the Consultant Guidelines. Further information can be obtained at the address below during office hours from 9:00-18:00local time. Expressions of interest must be delivered in a written form or via email to the address belowby September 3, 2015. ArmeniaRenewable Resources and Energy Efficiency Fund Address: Proshyan str. 1st Lane, House 32 Attention: Tamara Babayan CityZip code: Yerevan, 0019, Country: Republic of Armenia Phone #: 37410 ? 588011 Fax #: 37410 ? 588011 E-mail: g.zara@r2e2.am zaruhigharagyozyan@yahoo.com Web site: www.r2e2.am