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Kiewit Kvaerner Contractors Closed EOI Details

Reference Number: BN674
Close Date: 2011-06-27
Issue Date: 2011-06-21

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

HEBRON GBS Project- Bull Arm: BN674 – Welding Equipment, Supplies and Consumables
BIDS Categories: 9812, 9815 and 9833
Issue Date: 20-June-2011
Closing Date: 27-June-2011



Kiewit-Kvaerner Contractors (KKC) is inviting submissions of an Expression of Interest for a potential opportunity for supply of welding and burning supplies and consumables, as well as providing oxygen, acetylene and propane cylinders 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:
BN674 – Welding Equipment, Supplies and Consumables

· Rental of oxygen, acetylene and propane cylinders, including the inventory management of just-in-time delivery and pickup of cylinders at the Bull Arm Site
· Supply of welding equipment, supplies and consumables
If additional project information is required, please visit the Hebron Project website at www.hebronproject.com
Respondents may elect to prequalify for one or multiple packages listed above. 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 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.

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 BIDS.ca.

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 KKC’s 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, Lead Buyer
KIEWIT-KVAERNER CONTRACTORS
A Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co. / Kvaerner Partnership
139 Water Street
Fortis Building, 2nd. Floor
St. John’s, NL A1C 1B2
(709) 722-0268



Item Quantity Unit Code Description

1 1 n/a 9812 Welding Machines

2 1 n/a 9815 Welding Consumables

3 1 n/a 9833 Industrial Gases