||SOUTH KAZAKHSTAN WATER SUPPLY PROJECT
||Municipal and environmental infrastructure
|Type of contract
||Project goods, works and services
|Type of notice
||Invitation for tenders
||__ ________ 2019
||23 April 2019 at 15:00 Astana (local time)
INVITATION FOR TENDERS
Rehabilitation of water supply system and facilities for irrigation in Zhambyl district
This Invitation for Tenders follows the General Procurement Notice for this project which was published in Procurement Opportunities on the EBRD website: 7 December 2016 and
updated 30 May 2018.
Republic State Enterprise «KazVodKhoz», hereinafter referred to as the Employer, intends using part of the proceeds of a loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (the Bank) towards the cost of South Kazakhstan Water Supply Project.
The Employer now invites sealed tenders from contractors for the following contracts to be funded from part of the proceeds of the loan:
- Contract SKIP_Z01.2 Rehabilitation of water supply system and facilities for irrigation in Zhambyl district Rais system. Lot 2 Rais System;
- Contract SKIP_Z01.3 Rehabilitation of water supply system and facilities for irrigation in Zhambyl district Rais system. Lot 3 Ismail, Kuat, Zhambyl, Dunganovsky, Besagash, Merkhalyk;
- Contract SKIP_Z01.5 Rehabilitation of water supply system and facilities for irrigation in Zhambyl district Rais system. Lot 5 Saza System
These contracts include works for Rehabilitation of water supply system and facilities for irrigation according to the Requirements.
The estimated completion time under contracts is:
for Contract SKIP_Z01.2, Lot 2 — 630 days
for Contract SKIP_Z01.3, Lot 3 — 540 days
for Contract SKIP_Z01.5, Lot 5 — 720 days
Tenders are invited for one or more lots. Each lot must be priced separately. Tenders for more than one lot may offer discounts and such discounts will be considered in the comparison of tenders.
The Project is implemented on the territory the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Tendering for contracts to be financed with the proceeds of a loan from the Bank is open to firms from any country. The proceeds of the Bank’s loan will not be used for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, of for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security Council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
To be qualified for the award of a contract, tenderers must satisfy the following requirements:
(a) The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has successful experience as prime contractor in the execution of at least 3 (three) successfully completed contracts of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract within the last 5 (five) years.
(b) The Tenderer, partner of JVCA or their sub-contractors shall demonstrate successful experience in construction/works of a nature and complexity comparable to the proposed contract.
(c) The Tenderer shall have an average annual turnover as prime contractor (defined as billing for works in progress and completed) over the last 3 (three) 2016 – 2018 years of not less than in equivalent:
- for Lot 2 — USD 9,000,000 (nine million);
- for Lot 3 – USD 3,000,000 (three million);
- for Lot 5 – USD 5,000,000 (five million);
(d) The Tenderer shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available, liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means sufficient to meet the construction cash flow for the contract for a period of 3 (three) months, estimated in equivalent as not less than:
- for Lot 2 — USD 800,000 (eight hundred thousand);
- for Lot 3 – USD 500,000 (five hundred thousand);
- for Lot 5 – USD 200,000 (two hundred thousand),
taking into account the applicant’s commitments for other contracts
(e) The Tenderer shall submit balance sheets audited or supported by the documents issued by tax authorities of the Tenderer’s country of origin for the last 3 (three) 2016 – 2018 years and demonstrate the soundness of the Tenderer’s financial position, showing long-term profitability. Where necessary, the Employer will make inquiries with the Tenderer’s bankers.
Tender documents may be obtained from the office at the address below. If requested, the documents will be promptly despatched by e-mail, but no liability can be accepted for loss or late delivery.
All tenders must be accompanied by a tender security in the amount not less than:
- for Lot 2 — USD 118,000 (one hundred eighteen thousand);
- for Lot 3 — USD 30,000 (thirty thousand);
- for Lot 5 — USD 60,000 (sixty thousand).
or equivalent in convertible currency.
Tenders must be delivered to the office at the address below on or before or before 15:00 (local time) 23 April 2019, at which time they will be opened in the presence of those tenderers’ representatives who choose to attend.
A register of potential tenderers who have purchased the tender documents may be inspected at the address below.
The applicable procurement rules are the Bank’s Procurement Policies and Rules (PP&R) which can be located at:
Prospective tenderers may obtain further information from, and inspect and acquire the tender documents at the following office:
Mr. Jakenov Aydos
Republican State Enterprise «Kazvodkhoz»
8, Amman street, Astana City, 010000, Republic of Kazakhstan
Tel/Fax: +7 7172 57 51 53