Oppland county would like to procure competence broker services. The competence brokers shall assist companies in Oppland and Hedmark in developing projects when it is relevant to use research to achieve innovation. The competence brokers will discuss project ideas and options with companies and can connect a company with relevant researchers. The competence brokers can also arrange meetings where companies and researchers discuss options and ideas.
Competence brokering within bio/gene technology.
Competence brokering within the nutrition industry/food and resource utilisation.
Competence brokering within forestry/wood (the entire chain).
The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is preparing for the construction of the new E16 on the stretch Eggemoen — Olum. Eggemoen is located in Ringerike kommune and Olum is located in Jevnaker kommune. This is a stretch of approx. 12.5 km. In this regard, there is a need to start clearing the construction area for further investigations and engineering design.
Primarily, this assignment involves logging and sale of the timber for the Contracting Authority, as well as the removal of logging waste and non saleable timber.
With the assistance of Areal og Eindom AS, the Contracting Authority has carried out a forest resource assessment on all forest within the construction site, before the acquisition of these areas by claiming the forest. In the assessment report, all timber more than 10 centimetres in diameter (at chest height) is recorded, and included in the quantity of operable dimensions. The remaining timber is non operable dimensions (IDD).
The assignment includes the logging and sale of all saleable timber within the construction site. The assignment also comprises clearing and removal of all other timber (IDD, branches and tops (GROT)_) and old debris) from the construction site, as well as all necessary works to transport saleable timber to the receiving site. The service provider must secure the necessary authorisations and terms for use of the local forestry road network.
The forest is dominated by high quality spruce forest, but also has some high quality pine. There is also an element of medium quality spruce, pine and leaves. No low quality areas have been recorded.
Age-wise the areas are dominated by production forest in logging classification 2, 3 and 4 with emphasis on logging classification four. There are minor portions of mature forest in logging classification five.
Please refer to the attached report from Areal og Eindom AS for the quality and age dominance.
The tender offer comprises the following approximate quantities:
— Approx. 6 500 m
— Approx. 400 DAA clearing and removal of branches and tops.