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Kiewit Kvaerner Contractors Closed EOI Details

Reference Number: AB454
Close Date: 2011-04-19
Issue Date: 2011-04-05

Tender Information

Contact: Leslie noel (709)758-5296


HEBRON GBS Project- Bull Arm: AB454: Rigging Materials and Supplies
Issue Date: 5 April, 2011
Closing Date: 19 April 11, 2011

Kiewit-Aker Contractors (KAC) are inviting submissions of an Expression of Interest for a potential opportunity for rigging materials and supplies for the project at Bull Arm Site, Trinity Bay, in Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), Canada for the Hebron Project.

The Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to:
AB454-A: General and Specific Supply of Rigging Materials and Equipment
∑ Provide North American made steel slings in various shapes and sizes, complete with grommets or other accessories as specified.
∑ Provide wire rope for crane, replacement lifting wire rope complete with test certificates and proof testing.
∑ Provide synthetic rope, slings and straps according to type and strength required.
∑ Provide protective devices such as softener for slings and rope as required.
∑ Provide North American made shackles and hooks to project specifications; RFID required for all shackles and hooks.
∑ Provide assembly of steel sling in a two or four way arrangement complete with D ring and specified hooks in various lengths and sizes; North American made product required complete with test certificate and proof testing.
∑ Provide traceability and tags on most slings.
∑ Provide manila rope for marine operation (mooring line)
∑ Provide general rope and accessories for tag line and all-purpose rope usage such as manila, polyester or polypropylene in various diameters and sizes.

AB454-B: Testing Services for Various Rigging Equipment; Proof Load Lifting Hardware Including Rigging Hardware, Shackles, Slings (Steel and Synthetics) Straps; Provide Evidence and Test Certificate
∑ Service includes pickup and return of various rigging hardware.
∑ Handling at testing facility.
∑ Service includes test certificate.
∑ Service includes notification/tracking on condition of rigging with respect to serviceability and safety.

Responding applicants are to clearly identify the procurement package code(s) for which they are interested in prequalifying for. Respondents may elect to prequalify for one or multiple packages listed above. KAC in its sole discretion reserves the right to make the final determination of which applicants will receive an invitation to Tender (ITT), which applicant(s) or combinations thereof will be awarded the final contract(s), or alternatively to not proceed with the ITT process.

The Bull Arm Fabrication site will be operating on a special project labour agreement. A Project description is available on the Hebron Project website (

Kiewit-Aker Contractors strongly supports providing opportunities to commercially competitive Canadian companies and in particular those from Newfoundland and Labrador. At the Pre-Qualification stage companies will be required to complete a brief Canada/Newfoundland & Labrador Benefits questionnaire and will be asked to acknowledge their willingness to comply with the Benefits requirements. At the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage a comprehensive Benefits Questionnaire will be required to be completed.

KAC is an equal opportunity employer and as such supports diversity in the workplace. Successful suppliers and subcontractors to KAC will be required to undertake a commitment to support diversity in execution of work on the Hebron Project. KAC encourages the participation of members of designated groups, and corporations or cooperatives owned by them, in the supply of goods and services.

It is important to note that this initial phase will be a prequalification process to identify candidates that will be invited to submit tenders. Participation in this qualification process, including any statements or representations, whether oral or written between KAC and interested candidates, shall not create or be deemed to create any binding legal relationship or contract.

Submission Requirements
Potential contenders are strongly encouraged to register with
Registration with is, however, not a prerequisite for being considered for inclusion in our supplier database. If potential suppliers chose not to register with, they are requested to advise KAC that they will not be registering and to request direct registration in KACís supplier database. Basic information about the supplier should be delivered electronically.

BIDS Newfoundland and Labrador
Phone: (709) 738 6500 or 1-800-397-0393; Fax:(709) 738 7015; e-mail:; Website:
Company name; parent company name, if applicable; office location and mailing address; contact person; office, cell, and fax number; and email address.

The information will be sent to the following email address:

All information, correspondence and submittals must be in English.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact:
Leslie NoŽl
Subcontracts Lead
A Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co. / Aker Solutions Partnership
16 Mackey Place
St. Johnís, NL A1G 1A1
Phone: (709) 758-5296

Item Quantity Unit Code Description

1 1 n/a 9857 Slings & Accessories

2 1 n/a 9860 Wire Rope