TENDER FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF FOUR STAFF HOUSES, WATER RETICULATION SYSTEM AND A PERIMETER FENCE FOR THE 640Kw KASANJIKU MINI HYDRO POWER STATION PROJECT IN MWINILUNGA DISTRICT, NORTH-WESTERN PROVINCE OF ZAMBIA REA/ONB/W/4/2017.

  1. The rural electrification authority (REA) has received funds from the ministry of finance through budgetary allocation and wishes to apply part of these funds towards the contract for the construction of four staff houses, water reticulation system and perimeter fence for the 640kw kasanjiku mini Hydro power station project in Mwinilunga district, North-western province of Zambia.
  2. The rural electrification authority now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the construction of four staff houses, water reticulation system and a perimeter fence for the 640kw kasanjiku mini Hydro power station project in mwinilunga district, North-Western Province of Zambia.
  3. This invitation is open to contractors registered with the engineering institution of Zambia and the national council for construction (NCC) in the category B or C Grades 1to 4. Proof of which must be shown.
  4. There will be a pre-bid meeting on Thursday 8th 2017, at the rural electrification authority main boardroom, plot No. 5033, Longolongo Road, Rhodes Park, Post Net Box 349, private Bag E891, Lusaka, at 09:30 hours Local Time. A mandatory site visit shall be conducted on 19th September, 2017.
  5. Preferential procurement regulations will be applied as per provisions of statutory instrument No.36 of 2011 on preferential procurement, to be read in conjuction with the citizen Economic Empowerment Act No. 9 of 2006, as read together with the Zambia public procurement Act No. 12 of 2008.
  6. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at the procurement unit office, Rural Electrification Authority, plot No. 5033, Longolongo Road Rhodes Park, Lusaka from 08:00 to 12:45 hours and from 14:00 to 16:45 hours. The document is also available on REA website rea.org.zm… The telephone numbers are +260 211 241 296/98 and fax number is +260 211 421 301. HOWEVER TELEGRAPHIC AND /OR ELECTRONIC OFFERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  7. A complete set of bidding documents in English can be purchased by interested bidders upon payment of non-refunded fee of K1, 000.00 or its equivalent in a freely convertible currency at the prevailing exchange rate in cash or bank certified cheque.
  8. The bids clearly marked “Tender for the construction of four staffs houses, water reticulation system and perimeter fence for 640kw kasanjiku mini Hydro power station project in mwinilunga District, North-Western province of Zambia”, addressed to the chief Executive officer must be deposited in the tender box situated in the REA Boardroom, Plot No. 5033. Longolongo Road Rhodes Park, Post Net box 349, Private bag E891, Lusaka on or before Friday, 29th September, 2017 at 10:00 hours Local Time and must be accompanied by a bid security of not less than 2% of the bid sum duly signed and sealed by the Guarantor(s).
  9. The closing date of the receipt of bids is Friday, 29th September, 2017 at 10:00 hours local time, and any bids received after the time and date stipulated above will not be accepted .the bids will be opened soon after closing in the REA boardroom, Plot No. 5033, longolongo Road, Rhodes Park, Lusaka, in the presence of Bidders or representatives who choose to attend.