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Kiewit Kvaerner Contractors Closed EOI Details

Reference Number: BE532
Close Date: 2011-07-26
Issue Date: 2011-07-13

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OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT (OA) /SOLICITATION OF EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI)

HEBRON GBS Project- Bull Arm - Package: BE532 Embedded Cables

Issue Date: 12 July 2011
Closing Date: 26 July 2011



Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors (KKC) is inviting submissions of an Expression of Interest for a potential opportunity for Embedded Cables for the Bull Arm Site, Trinity Bay, in Newfoundland & Labrador (NL), Canada for the Hebron Project.

The Scope of Work includes, but is not limited to:
∑ Delivering of cables which are designed to be embedded direct in concrete.
∑ The cable types will be:

o 1x150mm* insulated yellow/green Earth Cable. Estimated length is 600m.
o 2 pair insulated watertight instrument cable. Estimated length is 2500m.

∑ Additional scope will be to manufacture CADWELL connections of five (5) earth cables of 20 meter length each on five (5) carbon steel plates. The dimensions of the carbon steel plates shall be 80mm wide, 100mm long and 10mm thick.

∑ The cables shall comply with IEC 60092-353 and IEC 60332 (flame retardant),

General requirements to the preferred supplier:
Potential suppliers must be able to prove access to the required qualities and desired volumes. In addition to the minimum qualification requirements, suppliers that can comply with the following will be given higher scores in the bid evaluation process (this is not evaluated in the pre-qualification process):
∑ Legal Entity to be registered in NL
∑ Warehousing facility in NL for cables in general (not only related to the earth system)
∑ Possibility to deliver to other locations than the yard in Bull Arm, Trinity Bay

General Information
If additional project information is required, please visit the Hebron Project website at www.hebronproject.com
KKC 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 (www.hebronproject.com).

Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors strongly supports providing opportunities to commercially competitive Canadian companies and in particular those from Newfoundland and Labrador. At the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage a comprehensive Benefits Questionnaire will be required to be completed.

KKC is an equal opportunity employer and as such supports diversity in the workplace. Successful suppliers and subcontractors to KKC will be required to undertake a commitment to support diversity in execution of work on the Hebron Project. KKC 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 KKC 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 www.bids.ca. On this web page you can register your interest.

Registration with BIDS.ca is, however, not a prerequisite for being considered for inclusion in our supplier database. If potential suppliers chose not to register with BIDS.ca, they are requested to advise KKC that they will not be registering and to request direct registration in KKCís 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: bids@nfld.net; Website: www.bids.ca
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: oa@kkc-gbs.com
All information, correspondence and submittals must be in English.

If you have any questions regarding this announcement, please contact:

Attention: Gerri Maynard
Purchasing Lead
KIEWIT-KVAERNER CONTRACTORS
A Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co./ Kvaerner Partnership
139 Water Street
Fortis Building, 2nd. Floor
St. Johnís, NL A1C 1B2
(709) 722-0268


Item Quantity Unit Code Description

1 1 n/a 7620 Ground Material

2 1 n/a 7600 General Misc. Electrical

3 1 n/a 7700 Electrical Fittings