Project Name: Support to the NUWSSP for the Establishment and Implementation of a Basket Financing Mechanism
Name of Package: Rehabilitation of Water Pumping Stations in 4 Commercial Utilities – Design, Supply, Install
GRZ/KFW Agreement No: 2013 66 11
RFP Mo: MLGH/UWBF/C2/TD/08/2016
The Ministry of Local Government and Housing, MLGH (the Client) has been allocated funds from the German Development Bank, KFW, and intends to apply the funds to eligible payments under the contract for which this invitation of Bids is issued. Payments by the Client will be made only at the request of the Authorized Representative, and will be subject, in all respects, to the terms and conditions of the Contract. The Government prohibits a withdrawal from the funds for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for any import of goods, if such payment or import is prohibited by a decision of the United Nations Security council taken under Chapter VII of the Charter of the United Nations.
The Client now invites bids to provide the following scope of works, this includes the design, supply and installation of equipment for the rehabilitation of selected water pumping stations in 4 Commercial Units (CUs) within Zambia. The main components of the works include supply of pumps, mechanical equipment, automation, transformers, AVC equipment, pipework within pumping stations, some rehabilitation of building, flow measuring equipment in the following areas and towns, as detailed in the bid documents:
- Chambeshi Water and Sewerage Company Limited: Lwingu, Mporokoso, Mungwi:
- Western Water and Sewerage Company Limited: Limulunga:
- North-Western Water Supply and Sewerage Company Limited: Solwezi:
- Eastern Water and Sewerage Company Limited: Chipata, Petauke;
The invitation of bids is addressed to all eligible and qualified contractors
A contractor will be selected in accordance with evaluation and qualification criteria specified in the bidding documents
The invitation to Bid includes the following documents:
- Section I – Instruction to Bidders (ITB)
- Section II – Bid Data Sheet
- Section III – Evaluation and Qualification
- Section IV – Bid forms
- Section V – Eligible Countries
- Section VI – Specifications, Drawings, and Supplementary
- Section VII – General Conditions (GCC)
- Section VIII – Particular Conditions to contract (PCC)
- Section IX – Annex to PCC – Contract Forms
The total implementation period is 10 months
Bidding for contracts to be finished with proceeds of the grant from the Bank is open to firms from any country.
To be qualified for the award of a contract, Bidders must satisfy the minimum criteria as set out in Part 1, Section III – Evaluation and Qualification Criteria in the bidding document: eligibility, historical contract non-performance, financial situation, experience, manufacturer authorization, personal, equipment. Contractors must be registered by the National Construction Council (NCC) for construction of water and waste water networks in Category C, Grade 1 or equivalent (for international companies)
Interested eligible Bidders may obtain further information and inspect the bidding documents at Procurement and Supplies Unit, 1st Floor, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Plot No, 2020, Church Road, P.O. Box 50027, Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia.
A Compact Disk (CD) of full set of bidding documents may be obtained by interested Bidders from Head – Procurement and Supplies Unit, 1st Floor, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Plot No. 2020, Church Road, P.O. Box 50027, Ridgeway, Lusaka, Zambia. Alternatively, electronic copies of bidding documents may be obtained by sending a request to the following email address: email@example.com
All bids must be accompanied by a bid security of 300,000 EUR or its equivalent in a convertible currency
All Bids, should be appropriately bound, sealed, bold labelled and clearly marked ‘’ Rehabilitation of Water Pumping Stations in 4 Commercial Utilities – Design, Supply, Install, Tender No. MLGH/UWBF/C2/TD/08/2016” and shall be deposited in the tender box located on the 1st Floor, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Plot No. 2020, Church Road, Lusaka, Zambia at or before 10:00 AM local time on 27th October 2016.
Bids will be opened on the same date and time in the conference room, First Floor, Ministry of Local Government and Housing, Plot 2020 Church Road, Lusaka in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend. LATE BIDS SHALL NOT BE ACCEPTED