EIB - High voltage transmission lines

Country: Zambia
Language: EN
Number: 3057199
Publication date: 11-07-2017
Source: TED
Tags: Security

Description

The Government of the Republic of Zambia has received financing from the European Investment Bank (EIB) towards the cost of the Lusaka Power Transmission and Distribution Network (LPTDN) and intends to apply part of the proceeds towards payments under the contract for the Procurement of 132kV Transmission Overhead Lines from Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone (LS-MFEZ) to Chawama and from Chawama to Chilanga.

ZESCO Limited now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the Procurement of 132kV Transmission Overhead Lines from Lusaka South Multi-Facility Economic Zone (LS-MFEZ) to Chawama and from Chawama to Chilanga under Tender Number ZESCO/LTDRP/G/001/C2/2017.

Bidding will be conducted through International Competitive Bidding (ICB) procedures indicated in the European Investment Bank’s GUIDE TO PROCUREMENT; for projects financed by the EIB; Updated version of June 2011 edition, (“Procurement Guidelines”) and is open to all bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.5 setting forth the Bank’s Policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from ZESCO Limited and inspect the Bidding Documents during office hours 08:00 to 12:30 hours and from 14:00 to 16:30 hours respectively at the address given below.

A complete set of Bidding Documents in English may be purchased by interested bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of K1,000.00 or in United States Dollar or in any freely convertible currency. The method of payment will be Bank (Managers) Cheque issued by a recognized Commercial Bank acceptable to the Purchaser, or direct deposit or transfer of funds into the Purchaser’s Bank account with evidence of such deposit as follows:

BANK NAME: INDO-ZAMBIA BANK LIMITED

ADDRESS: PLOT NO. 6907, P.O. BOX 35411, CAIRO ROAD, LUSAKA, ZAMBIA

ACCOUNT NAME: ZESCO LTD – CORPORATE HEAD OFFICE

ACCOUNT NUMBER: 0010028252005

BRANCH: LUSAKA MAIN

SWIFT CODE: INZAZMLX

The Bidding Documents will be collected from the office of the Senior Manager – Procurement at ZESCO Head Office at the address given below.

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 10:30 hours on Friday, 8 September 2017. Electronic bidding will not be permitted. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who chooses to attend at the address indicated below at 10:30 hours on Friday, 8 September 2017.

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Security of at least 2% if issued by a bank or 3% if issued by an insurance firm (Bid Bond) of the bid amount on the Bid Submission Form. Bid security, at the bidder’s option may be in the form of either a letter of credit or a bank guarantee from a banking institution or a bond issued by an insurance firm as surety.

A Pre-Bid meeting and a site visit will be held on Thursday, 3 August 2017 as stated in the Bid Data Sheet, Section II of the bidding Document. Site visits will be held after the pre-bid meeting on Thursday, 3 August 2017.

The address (es) referred to above are:

(i) For Inspection, Clarifications and Purchase of Bidding Documents

ZESCO Limited, Attention: Brian C. Kambole, Senior Manager - Procurement, Procurement Building, RCC Building Adjacent to Filling Station, Stand Number 6949, Great East Road, P O Box 33304, 10101, Lusaka, Zambia, Fax: 260 211 223971, Email: procurement@zesco.co.zm, Website: www.zesco.co.zm

(ii) For Submission of Bids

ZESCO Limited, Tender Box located at Procurement Offices, RCC Building Adjacent to ZESCO Filling Station, Stand Number 6949, Great East Road, P O Box 33304, 10101, Lusaka, Zambia

(iii) For Opening of Bids

ZESCO Limited, Conference Room, RCC Building, adjacent to ZESCO Filling Station, Stand Number 6949, Great East Road, P O Box 33304, 10101, Lusaka, Zambia